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Title:  Diary of an Unknown Scout (NC306)
Abstract:  Copy of a diary kept by an anonymous author on a journey from St. Joseph to Cedarville, California by way of the Humboldt and Carson Rivers in Nevada. Also included are letters, 1938-1966 from Ralph L. Phelps and Dale L. Morgan regarding the provenance of the diary and geographical details, and a typescript by Phelps.
Creator(s):  Phelps, Ralph L.
Date(s):  1854; 1938-1966
Place(s):  Carson River (Nev.); Humboldt River (Nev.)
Subject(s):  Overland journeys to the Pacific
Collection Number:  NC306
Title:  Utica Bullion Mining Company Records (98-32)
Abstract:  The bulk of this collection consists of correspondence to Samuel Campbell from Walter Schmidt, providing reports of mining and milling operations of the Utica Bullion Mining Company and of the operations of the Desert Crystal Salt Company. Other documents contained in the collection include legal documents such as contracts, mining laws, water and mineral claims, deeds, agreements, abstracts of title, certificate of incorporation, bylaws, and court orders.
Creator(s):  Utica Bullion Mining Company.
Date(s):  1864-1911
Place(s):  Humboldt Lake (Nev.); Humboldt River (Nev.)
Subject(s):  Chinese--Nevada | Gold mines and mining--Nevada--Churchill County | Gold mines and mining--Nevada--Humboldt County | Indians of North America--Nevada
Collection Number:  98-32
Title:  Max C. Fleischmann College of Agriculture, Agricultural Experiment Station records (AC 0184)
Abstract:  Records primarily document George Hardman's tenure with the Nevada Experiment Station, 1919-1934, and includes correspondence with Samuel B. Doten, correspondence with the public and other state agencies, field notes on soils and crops, and hand drawn maps of the Humboldt River system. In addition, there are limited records dealing with the National Resources Board, National Emergency Council, Agricultural Adjustment Administration, and the Resettlement Administration, 1935-1936; and the War Board, 1942-1943.
Creator(s):  Max C. Fleischmann College of Agriculture. Agricultural Experiment Station.
Date(s):  1926-1943
Place(s):  Humboldt River (Nev.)
Subject(s):  Agriculture--Nevada | Irrigation--Nevada | Soil conservation--Nevada
Collection Number:  AC 0184
Title:  Economic feasibility of upper-stream storage on the Humboldt River watershed (90-78)
Abstract:  A report to the Upper-Humboldt River Water Storage Committee to provide information regarding the economic feasibility of implementing the Army Engineers' proposed flood control and irrigation project of 1948 which was authorized by the Flood Control Act of 1950.
Creator(s):  Couston, John W.
Date(s):  [1958
Place(s):  Humboldt River (Nev.)
Subject(s):  Water-supply--Nevada
Collection Number:  90-78
Title:  Transcript of proceedings of the public hearing held on the Humboldt River and Tributaries (90-79)
Abstract:  The purpose of this hearing, held in Winnemucca, Nevada was to discuss the authorized Humboldt River Project of 1950 which would provide flood control and reservoirs for irrigation along the Humboldt River in Nevada.
Creator(s):  United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Sacramento District.
Date(s):  February 5, 1962
Place(s):  Humboldt River (Nev.)
Subject(s):  Flood control--Nevada--Humboldt County
Collection Number:  90-79
Title:  In the matter of the determination of the relative rights of claimants and appropriators of the waters of the Humboldt River stream system and its tributaries, proposed findings of fact, conclusions of law and decree, and notice of delivery (95-44)
Abstract:  Included is a proposed findings of fact, conclusions of law and decree, and notice of delivery to Judge H.W. Edwards, of those proposed findings.
Creator(s):  Nevada. District Court. 5th Judicial District.
Date(s):  1934-1935
Place(s):  Humboldt River (Nev.)--Water rights
Subject(s):  Water rights--Nevada--Humboldt River | Water-supply--Nevada--Humboldt River
Collection Number:  95-44
Title:  Humboldt River Basin flood, February 9-13, 1962 (95-97)
Abstract:  Report details the extent of flooding and damage caused by the Humboldt River, Feb. 9-13, 1962, between Elko and Battle Mountain, Nevada.
Creator(s):  Nelson, Harry
Date(s):  1962
Place(s):  Humboldt River (Nev.)
Subject(s):  Floods--Nevada--Humboldt River
Collection Number:  95-97
Title:  In this land; a history of the Lamoille area of Elko County, Nevada, 1865-1965 (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.
Creator(s):  Patterson, Edna B.
Date(s):  1965
Place(s):  Elko County (Nev.); Fort Halleck (Nev.); Humboldt River (Nev.); Lamoille (Nev.); Pleasant Valley (Pershing County, Nev.)
Subject(s):  Fraternal organizations--Nevada--Lamoille | Medicine--Nevada | Mines and mineral resources--Nevada--Lamoille | Ranch life--Nevada--Lamoille | Water-supply--Nevada
Collection Number:  NC357
Title:  Max C. Fleischmann College of Agriculture, Agricultural Experiment Station Records (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 includes agreements, meeting minutes, and reports on Churchill, Clark, Douglas, Elko, Lincoln, and Lyon counties.
Creator(s):  Max C. Fleischmann College of Agriculture. Agricultural Experiment Station.
Date(s):  1932-1942
Place(s):  Churchill County (Nev.); Clark County (Nev.); Douglas County (Nev.); Elko County (Nev.); Humboldt River (Nev.)--Water rights; Lincoln County (Nev.); Lyon County (Nev.); McDermitt (Nev.); Nevada--Maps; Pyramid Lake (Nev.)--Water rights
Subject(s):  Agriculture--History--Nevada | Droughts--Nevada | Electric power systems--Nevada | Electric utilities--Nevada | Indians of North America--Nevada | Land use--Nevada | Land use--Planning--Nevada
Collection Number:  AC 0191
Title:  George A. Bartlett Papers (NC1253)
Abstract:  Included are legal records and related materials from cases for which Bartlett was either the attorney or judge: divorces, estates, mining and water issues, paroles, guardianships, naturalizations, and wills. Other materials include family and business correspondence; financial records; biographical materials; Bartlett family legal papers; Bartlett's literary writings and notes; Cornelius Vanderbilt, Jr.'s manuscript "Swing your partner"
Creator(s):  Bartlett, George A., (George Arthur), 1869-1951
Date(s):  1869-1951
Place(s):  Humboldt River (Nev.)--Water rights; Nevada--Politics and government
Subject(s):  Aeronautics--History--United States | Divorce--Nevada | Judges--Nevada | Lawyers--Nevada | Marriage--Nevada | Water rights--Nevada
Collection Number:  NC1253
Title:  Diary of Henry Mann (NC384)
Abstract:  Diary covers Mann's journey from Wyoming to California via the Humboldt and Truckee Rivers, Nevada.
Creator(s):  Mann, Henry R., 1814-
Date(s):  June 21-September 18, 1849
Place(s):  Humboldt River (Nev.); Nevada--Description and travel; Truckee River (Calif. and Nev.)
Subject(s):  Overland journeys to the Pacific
Collection Number:  NC384
Title:  Collection on Tree-Growth Research in the Truckee River Basin, California-Nevada (AC 0193)
Abstract:  Collection contains tree ring data and includes the physical increment cores removed from the trees and used for the study, along with correspondence about the research.
Creator(s):  Max C. Fleischmann College of Agriculture. Agricultural Experiment Station.
Date(s):  1935-1936
Place(s):  American River (Calif.); Bear River (Nevada County-Yuba County, Calif.); Douglas County (Nev.); Feather River Region (Calif.); Humboldt River (Nev.); Mokelumne River (Calif.); Truckee River Watershed (Calif. and Nev.); Washoe County (Nev.); Yuba River (Calif.)
Subject(s):  Tree-rings
Collection Number:  AC 0193
Title:  James M. Walden Correspondence (93-22)
Abstract:  Walden writes his wife (not named) from St. Joseph, Missouri. The second letter, sent to Dr. A.G. Taylor of Carroll County, Missouri, from Weaverville, California.
Creator(s):  Walden, James M.
Date(s):  1850
Place(s):  Humboldt River (Nev.)--Description and travel; Saint Joseph (Mo.)--Description and travel; Weaverville (Calif.)--Description and travel
Subject(s):  Overland journeys to the Pacific--Personal narratives | Pioneers--California--Correspondence
Collection Number:  93-22
Title:  James Edward Church Papers (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.
Creator(s):  Church, James Edward, Jr., 1869-1959
Date(s):  1869-1964
Place(s):  Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico); Greenland--Discovery and exploration; Humboldt River (Nev.); Soda Springs (Calif.); Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.); Truckee River (Calif. and Nev.)
Subject(s):  Hydrology--Argentina | Hydrology--Himalaya Mountains Region | Hydrology--Research | Meteorology--Observations | Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)--Climate | Snow surveys--California | Snow surveys--Nevada | Snow surveys--Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) | Snow--Measurement | ydrology--Himalaya Mountains Region
Collection Number:  NC96
Title:  Max C. Fleischmann College of Agriculture, Agricultural Experiment Station Records (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.
Creator(s):  Edwards, PaulYoungs, F. O., (Francis Ogden), 1895-1957Max C. Fleischmann College of Agriculture. Agricultural Experiment Station.
Date(s):  1921-1966
Place(s):  Carson City (Nev.); Churchill County (Nev.); Clark County (Nev.); Douglas County (Nev.); Elko County (Nev.); Eureka County (Nev.); Humboldt County (Nev.); Lander County (Nev.); Lyon County (Nev.); Mason Valley (Nev.); Meadow Valley (Nev.); Moapa Valley (Nev.); Nye County (Nev.); Pahranagat Valley (Nev.); Panaca (Nev.); Pershing County (Nev.); Virgin Valley (Nev.); Walker River (Nev.); White Pine County (Nev.)
Subject(s):  Agriculture--Nevada | Cattle--Nevada | New Deal, 1933-1939 | Ranching--Nevada | Sheep ranchers--Nevada | Sheep--Nevada
Collection Number:  AC 0239