Agriculture -- Nevada
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: AC 0355
Overview The Agricultural Club, better known as the "Aggies" or the Aggie Club, was organized in 1909, and included the agricultural faculty, and students in agriculture and home economics. The collection contains records that cover the club's activities, 1924-1959, in the form of scrapbooks and minutes, as well as the organization's constitution, a dance announcement sign, and a wolf caricature drawing.
Identifier: AC 0277
Overview The Nevada Agricultural Experiment Station was created in 1887, with an emphasis on experimental work, and studies of the economic problems of agriculture. The collection primarily consists of farm account data on specific Nevada farms and ranches, identifying names and location of farm owner, and contain crop histories, information on operations before and after planting and harvest, irrigation data, livestock reports, cash statements, pasturage reports, and information on farm produce used in...
Identifier: AC 0239
Overview In 1887, when the Hatch Act provided federal funds, the Nevada Agricultural Experiment Station was created by the Board of Regents. From the beginning, there was an emphasis on experimental work and extension services. It expanded its services under the Adams Act in 1906, and in 1925 the Purnell Fund was established for the further endowment of the experiment stations. The collections contains records of the Agricultural Experiment Station and agricultural issues. The majority of the collection...
Identifier: NUC 01/18
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.
Identifier: AC 0256
Overview Thomas E. Buckman (1895-1977) graduated from the University of Nevada in 1921, and was a charter member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity. He served as Lyon county extension agent, 1921-1922, and Washoe county extension agent, 1923-1925, before joining the University of Nevada extension division as associate professor in 1925. He retired in 1955 as assistant director. The collection includes information on Alpha Tau Omega (ATO) fraternity and the Nevada Extension Service.
Identifier: NUC 02/39
Scope and Contents The collection consists of issues of the Nevada Cooperative Extension's "Publications EB" series (Educational Bulletin). The bulletins cover a range of topics, including horticulture, rangeland management, and Lake Tahoe management.
Identifier: AC 0005
Overview Cecil Willis Creel became director of Agricultural Extension for the University in 1921, and except for 1942, in an unsuccessful bid for the U.S. Senate, he continued to hold this position until his retirement in 1952. He was named Dean of the College of Agriculture in 1945, and held this position through 1949. The collection covers 1921-1951, but primarily documents 1931-1939. Contents include Nevada-related correspondence and reports concerning reclamation, the Civil Works Administration,...
Dates: 1921-1951; Majority of material found within 1931-1939
Abstract Report of tour taken by ten agricultural leaders and officials from Libya to study the business, social, and educational aspects of Nevada agriculture.
Identifier: AC 0184
Overview The Agricultural Experiment Station began with the 1887 Hatch Act to develop agricultural research and education. In 1918, Samuel B. Doten, Station director, hired George Hardman and put him in charge of the Station farm and on the faculty. Hardman worked on an irrigation investigation of the Humboldt River, 1919-1921, and on soil experiments both in Reno and Las Vegas, Nevada. The collection primarily documents George Hardman's tenure with the Nevada Experiment Station, 1919-1934, and includes...