Truckee River (Calif. and Nev.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Includes reports on Nevada agricultural economics and management, including topics dealing with range and forest management in Nevada and northeastern California flood control irrigation the Carson, Truckee, Muddy, and Colorado Rivers grazing, the state Planning Board Water Facilities Act and the Purnell Act.
Abstract The Bliss family, of whom William W. Bliss is the successor, developed lumber, tourism, and transportation businesses at Lake Tahoe, especially at Tahoe City, California, and Glenbrook, Nevada, between the late 1860s and the mid 1900s. Manuscript maps and drawings document land and water rights acquired, owned, developed, controlled, and sold by the Bliss family on the north and east shores of Lake Tahoe, California, and Nevada, including Bijou, Glenbrook, Tahoe City, Spooner Summit, and the...
Abstract Included is data related to the Truckee river collected by Charles R. Breese as Reno Assistant City Engineer. Topics include run-off, storage, precipitation, and floods (1949-1952).
Overview James Edward Church, Jr.(1869-1959) was a Ph.D and classics professor at the University of Reno, Nevada. Collection contains Church's personal and professional correspondence to and from people and organizations connected with snow surveying, notes, reports, manuscripts (published and unpublished); also personal mementos, diaries, maps and artifacts. Also included is Florence Humphrey Church's correspondence with the Nevada Federation of Women's Clubs.
Abstract Louie A. Gardella was a Nevadan, an agricultural agent with the Nevada Agricultural Extension Service for several counties, and County Agricultural Agent for Washoe County where his attention focused on water development, drainage, flooding, and irrigation. The bulk of this collection focuses on the acquisition and control of water in the Truckee Meadows area of Nevada from 1950-1976.
Overview Peter Goin is a professional photographer and Foundation Professor of Art at the University of Nevada, Reno. Collection include correspondence, exhibit catalogs, book manuscript drafts, photographs, maps, promotional materials, research notes, and other records related to Goin’s photography career, publications, and research projects.
Dates: 1921-2015; Majority of material found within 1984 - 2012
Overview This collection consists of court documents for the case which involved water rights to the Truckee River in Nevada and a reconsideration of the Orr Water Ditch decree, and for the appeal cases which arose from that litigation. The collection Includes motions, interrogatories, answers and objections, notices, memorandum, lists of witnesses and experts, opinions of the litigants and the courts. Created by Charles E. Hancock between 1974-1986.
Abstract Diary covers Mann's journey from Wyoming to California via the Humboldt and Truckee Rivers, Nevada. The collection contains material from June 21-September 18, 1849 created by Henry R. Mann.
Dates: June 21-September 18, 1849
Abstract An appraisal of the accomplishments of the Federal Works Project in Reno, including the Civil Works Administration, Nevada Emergency Relief Administration, and Works Progress Administration.,Projects included bridges, parks, the Washoe County Golf Course, street improvements, sewers, and flood control and were documented with photos and data on costs.
Dates: March, 1938
Abstract Draft and final edition of a study of water allocation and litigation over the Orr Ditch in the Truckee River area of Reno, Nevada from 1978. Included are a history of the origins of the suit, history of various court rulings, and the final decree.