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Elko County (Nev.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Max C. Fleischmann College of Agriculture, Agricultural Experiment Station Records

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0191
Abstract Correspondence files, 1932-1935, maintained by George Hardman, on various projects, including drought relief, erosion, irrigation and water supply with other state and federal agencies. Included is a copy of a presentation by William Peterson at the Stockmen's Convention, Ursine, Nevada, 1932, on the Taylor Grazing Act. A second series of records, 1939-1942, were maintained by Howard G. Mason, agricultural planning specialist, concerning the Nevada State Land Use Planning Committee and...

Max C. Fleischmann College of Agriculture, Agricultural Experiment Station Records

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0239
Abstract This collections contains records of the Agricultural Experiment Station and agricultural issues. The majority of the collection is Experiment Station material. Included are annual reports, 1925-1949, and discontinued projects, 1953 - 1966. These records document the progress and results of various projects, the results of the research, and publication.

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.

Belonging: Wiseman, Woolverton, Griswold, Angel [family history]

 Collection
Identifier: 91-40
Abstract Genealogical history of four families from colonial American times to the present. These families settled in Elko County, Nevada, beginning in 1859.

Bullion and Exchange Bank Records

 Collection
Identifier: 82-33
Abstract This Carson City bank was established in 1875 as the Carson City Savings Bank. Included are two volumes of manuscript drafts written by the B & E Bank on the Anglo-California Bank of San Francisco, one volume of daily statements, one ledger, and 7 folders of invoices and correspondence.

P. Walter Davidson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 90-23
Abstract Included is correspondence to and from Davidson, his wife Sadie, and S.F. Hunt, President of the Rio Tinto; Sadie's manuscript history/biography of the Nelson Ranch and Estella Bish Nelson; a pamphlet, Elko County and its vast mineral wealth, 1907; and newspaper clippings about mining, Mountain City, and the Davidsons.

Home means Nevada: the autobiography of Edna B. Patterson and the history of the Patterson family and their life in Nevada

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Identifier: 94-09
Abstract In this manuscript of her book by the same title, Patterson recounts her childhood days; married life with her rancher husband, John Malcolm Patterson, in the Lamoille, Nevada, area; descriptions of Elko, Nevada; her work as an historian and author; and the establishment of the Northeastern Nevada Historical Society.

In this land; a history of the Lamoille area of Elko County, Nevada, 1865-1965

 Collection
Identifier: NC357
Abstract A study of what was originally Lamoille Precinct of Lander County, Nevada; including Lamoille, Pleasant Valley, Fort Halleck, and Halleck Station. The author discusses the development of the Lamoille region, including the areas of business, medicine, mining, ranching, water problems on the Humboldt River, and fraternal and other organizations.

Report of Irrigation Investigations, Duty of Water on Meadow Lands

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Identifier: 89-20
Abstract Report based on work in Elko County, Nevada, which investigated how much water was being used to raise good crops of grass hay near Lamoille, Lee, and in Star Valley near Deeth.

Max C. Fleischmann College of Agriculture Records

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0288
Abstract Records are arranged into three divisions, the College of Agriculture, the Cooperative Extension Service, and the Agricultural Experiment Station. Records include correspondence with the deans and directors of the divisions; correspondence with university presidents and county agents; information of the Newlands Project, and the Nevada Farm Bureau; project reports; information on personnel; budgets; experiment record books; letterpress books; photographs; maps and graphs. Also included are...