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Truckee River (Calif. and Nev.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Agricultural Experiment Station Reports

 Collection
Identifier: 88-23
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.

William W. Bliss Manuscript Maps and Drawings

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Identifier: 97-24
Abstract 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 Truckee River from Tahoe City to Truckee.

Charles R. Breese Papers

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Identifier: 99-62
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.

James Edward Church Papers

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Identifier: NC96
Abstract 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to and from people and organizations connected with snow surveying, notes, reports, manuscripts (published and unpublished); also personal mementos, diaries, maps and artifacts.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.

Louie A. Gardella Papers

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Identifier: 83-06
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.

Peter Goin Papers

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Identifier: 2015-33
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.

Charles E. Hancock Collection of Nevada water Court Cases

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Identifier: 91-54
Abstract 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.

Diary of Henry Mann

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Identifier: NC384
Abstract Diary covers Mann's journey from Wyoming to California via the Humboldt and Truckee Rivers, Nevada.

Men at Work: Federal-City of Reno Relief Program: United States community improvement appraisal

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Identifier: NC233
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.

The Orr Ditch Case, 1913-1944

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Identifier: NC1246/1
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.,Included are a history of the origins of the suit, history of various court rulings, and the final decree.