Truckee River (Calif. and Nev.)
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Public Resource Associates Records
David K. Rice Papers
David K. Rice worked for the Nevada Department of Wildlife for 30 years primarily as Chief Conservation Educator. He is also the author of a former weekly column for the Reno Gazette Journal on hunting and fishing. Collection contains material from the Nevada Department of Wildlife (and formerly the Nevada Fish and Game Commission) about the department's conservation work, particularly at Pyramid Lake. Also includes columns written by Rice for the RGJ.
Samuel Doten Fishing Journals
Samuel Bradford Doten (1875-1955) was born in Gold Hill, Nevada to Alfred and Mary Stoddard Doten. Doten taught at the University of Nevada, Reno from 1900 until his retirement in 1946 and served as the director of the Nevada Agricultural Experiment Station. He was an avid fisherman and kept a fishing journal from 1906-1951. Collection contains his journal and a small amount of additional materials, including correspondence and photographs, found in the journals.
Sierra Club, Toiyabe Chapter Records
Sierra Club. Toiyabe Chapter Records
Materials relating to conservation, Nevada energy projects, Truckee River flood projects, some video (VHS) projects. Preliminary inventory available in department.
The Truckee Basin Fishery, 1844-1944
A history of fish and fishing in the Truckee River from Verdi to Pyramid Lake. Included are a summary of fisheries before 1900, the causes and effects of pollution in the river, and the final destruction of native fish species.
Truckee River General Electric Company Records
William Wallace White Papers
Wiliam Wallace White was a sanitary engineer for the Nevada Division of Public Health Engineering and Director of the Nevada State Department of Health and Welfare. The collection contains minutes of the Truckee River Pure Water Fund (1904); reports on Truckee River pollution (1918), the Reno-Sparks sewer system (1927), and water supplies for Nevada highways and railroads (1927); and correspondence to and from White regarding the latter report and water purification.