Nuclear weapons -- Nevada -- Testing
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Mary Lee Dazey Papers
Abstract Mary Lee Dazey worked for Citizen Alert and Western Shoshone Defense Project in the 1990s as an activist and coordinator to stop: the nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain; Divine Strake; the use of the Nevada Test Site; and other Native American related topics, such as mining and land use on traditional Western Shoshone, Paiute, and Washoe lands. Collection contains material created and collected by Mary Lee Dazey during her time working with the Western Shoshone Defense Project as...
Irving Jesse Sandorf Papers
Abstract Irving Jesse Sandorf was a professor and chair of the Electrical Engineering Department of Nevada, Reno. He developed an energy conversation code for the State of Nevada. The collection includs minutes and reports from the Nevada Commission on Aging; correspondence and research notes on the development of a practical electrical car; correspondence on research materials for the development of the Nevada energy conservation code; reports on technical investigations for clients; a copy of his...
William T. and Ann H. Scott Papers
Abstract Husband and wife William Taussig Scott (1916-1999) and Ann Herbert Scott (1929-2018) lived in Reno, Nevada, between 1961-1995. William taught physics and philosophy of science at the University of Nevada, Reno, from 1961-1981 and conducted research in cloud physics at the Desert Research Institute from 1965-1975. Ann was an author of children's books and a book on the U.S. Census. The collection consists of the personal papers and professional records of Ann and William Scott and their...
Western Shoshone Defense Project Records
Abstract The Western Shoshone Defense Project Records were originally maintained by Carrie and Mary Dann, two traditional Western Shoshone ranchers living in northeastern Nevada. The Defense Project's mission is to affirm Western Shoshone jurisdiction over Western Shoshone ancestral homelands by protecting, preserving, and restoring Shoshone rights and lands for present and future generations based on cultural and spiritual traditions. It was established in 1991 by the Western Shoshone National...
Dates: 1863-2011; Majority of material found within 1930 - 2011