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Title:  Max C. Fleischmann College of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service Records (AC 0089)
Abstract:  The Records of the Max C. Fleischmann College of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service include a variety of reports created by Cooperative Extension. These reports may include Agricultural Extension Service publications, blueprints, correspondence, maps, 4-H Camp newsletters, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous reports.
Creator(s):  Max C. Fleischmann College of Agriculture. Cooperative Extension Service.
Date(s):  1920-1952
Place(s):  Clark County (Nev.); Humboldt County (Nev.); Pershing County (Nev.)--History; Washoe County (Nev.)
Subject(s):  Agricultural extension work--Nevada | Home economics -- Nevada | Women--Nevada
Collection Number:  AC 0089
Title:  P. N. Marker Records (NC1185)
Abstract:  Included is a location notice filed by Marker and Christian Bastian for the Marker and Bastian's Lower Extension Flume from Mt. Rose to Washoe City and Pleasant Valley, with plat map of the extension flume and its connections with Galena Creek and the Brown and Eagen Flume; and bill of sale for food and sundries by Marker to Robert Pitchur.
Creator(s):  Marker, P. N.
Date(s):  1875-1876
Place(s):  Brown and Eagen Flume (Washoe County, Nev.); Galena Creek (Nev.); Marker and Bastian's Lower Extension Flume (Washoe County, Nev.); Washoe City (Nev.)
Subject(s):  Flumes
Collection Number:  NC1185
Title:  Peace meeting [notice] (NC172)
Abstract:  Agreement to cease hostilities between citizens of Plumas County, California and Roop County, Nevada Territory (now part of Washoe County) over jurisdiction of the two areas and to allow the governors of the two states to settle the difficulties peaceably.
Creator(s):  Plumas County (Calif.).
Date(s):  February 16, 1863
Place(s):  California--Boundaries; Nevada--Boundaries; Plumas County (Calif.); Roop County (Nev.); Washoe County (Nev.)
Collection Number:  NC172
Title:  Lemmon Valley Comprehensive Plan, Phase I: Inventory and Analysis (95-42)
Abstract:  Comprehensive planning document contains information on the physical characteristics of Lemmon Valley, Washoe County, Nevada; population; housing; economic analysis; land use; transportation; and interim growth and development plan.
Creator(s):  Regional Planning Commission of Reno, Sparks, and Washoe County.
Date(s):  1974
Place(s):  Lemmon Valley (Nev.); Washoe County (Nev.)
Subject(s):  Land use--Planning--Nevada--Lemmon Valley | Land use--Planning--Nevada--Washoe County | Regional planning--Nevada--Lemmon Valley | Regional planning--Nevada--Washoe County
Collection Number:  95-42
Title:  Deeds and property records of William Sharon (NC353)
Abstract:  Includes building and land deeds and leases in Virginia City, Nevada, 1868-1869; a deed for the Illinois Mill in Dayton, Nevada, 1868; statement for taxes owed by Sharon for property in Washoe County, Nevada, 1875; and notes about property, 1897.
Creator(s):  Sharon, William, 1821-1885
Date(s):  1868-1897
Place(s):  Virginia City (Nev.); Washoe County (Nev.)
Subject(s):  Mills and mill-work--Nevada--Dayton | Real property--Nevada--Dayton | Real property--Nevada--Virginia City
Collection Number:  NC353
Title:  Max C. Fleischmann College of Agriculture Records (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 personal correspondence files kept by Samuel B. Doten, Agricultural Experiment Director. The records primarily cover the 1930s-1950s, with little beyond 1957, with the exception of limited Cooperative Extension records for the mid-1960s.
Creator(s):  Max C. Fleischmann College of Agriculture.
Date(s):  1889-1965
Place(s):  Carson City (Nev.); Churchill County (Nev.); Clark County (Nev.); Douglas County (Nev.); Elko County (Nev.); Esmeralda County (Nev.); Eureka County (Nev.); Humboldt County (Nev.); Lander County (Nev.); Lincoln County (Nev.); Lyon County (Nev.); Nevada--Maps; Nye County (Nev.); Pershing County (Nev.); Storey County (Nev.); Washoe County (Nev.); White Pine County (Nev.)
Subject(s):  Agricultural extension work--Nevada | Agriculture--History--Nevada | Dairying--Nevada | Irrigation--Nevada | Land use--Nevada | Ranching--Nevada | Sheep--Nevada
Collection Number:  AC 0288
Title:  Washoe Canyon Archaeological Investigations (2001-06)
Abstract:  Collection of two reports and background research materials. The reports are: 1) On the margins of Washoe Canyon: Archaeological data recovery at four sites in the vicinity of Washoe Canyon, Washoe County, Nevada (1998); and 2) Rails through the canyon: mitigation of the Washoe Canyon segment of the Virginia & Truckee Railroad, Washoe County, Nevada (2000).
Creator(s):  Kautz Environmental Consultants, Inc.
Date(s):  1998, 2000
Place(s):  Washoe County (Nev.)
Subject(s):  Archaeological surveying--Nevada--Washoe County
Collection Number:  2001-06
Title:  Thomas E. Buckman Papers (AC 0256)
Abstract:  Records include information on Alpha Tau Omega fraternity, 1920, 1928; reports on Washoe County by agricultural agent S.E. Merrill, 1920-1922; the Nevada State Farm Bureau, 1920s-1930s; the Taylor Grazing Act, 1934-1936; Nevada 4-H clubs and camps, 1940s-1950s; a script of radio broadcasts on agricultural issues, 1950-1951; and the Nevada State Drought Committee, 1953. Also included are records on his activities after retirement, including his appointment to the Governor's Committee on Aging; correspondence on the Taylor Grazing Act, 1963; and a member of the Washoe County Community Action Association, 1966. In addition, there is a scrapbook containing clippings on agricultural issues: reclamation, livestock, Nevada Farm Bureau, 4-H, etc., 1924-1926.
Creator(s):  Buckman, Thomas E.
Date(s):  1920-1970
Place(s):  Washoe County (Nev.)
Subject(s):  4-H clubs--Nevada | Agriculture--Nevada | Droughts--Nevada
Collection Number:  AC 0256
Title:  Mortgage (NC347)
Abstract:  Copy of mortgage for 10,000 Pounds Sterling obtained by the company from Edmund Lynch Nugent, Henry Kimber, and George Nelson Strawbridge, secured by land, mines, buildings, and water rights in Washoe County. The mortgage describes the location of those properties and conditions for repayment.
Creator(s):  Nevada Land and Mining Company, Limited.
Date(s):  March 29, 1870
Place(s):  Washoe County (Nev.)
Collection Number:  NC347
Title:  History and genealogy of Michael Huffaker and his descendants in America (NC361)
Abstract:  Includes information on Granville W. Huffaker, an early settler in Washoe County and on Anthony Huffaker, a Carson City physician.
Creator(s):  Huffaker family
Date(s):  undated
Place(s):  Washoe County (Nev.)
Subject(s):  Physicians--Nevada--Carson City
Collection Number:  NC361
Title:  Surveyor's notebook (NC49)
Abstract:  Field notes for surveys of Washoe County boundaries and other surveys. Included is a copy of an undated map of the site of the City of Reno.
Creator(s):  Hatch, A. J., (Andrew Jackson), 1827-
Date(s):  1869-1871
Place(s):  Washoe County (Nev.)
Subject(s):  Surveys--Nevada--Washoe County
Collection Number:  NC49
Title:  The great central wagon road route to Washoe, Alpine, Esmeralda, and Reese River (98-19)
Abstract:  Map showing roads to Washoe County, Esmeralda County, and the Reese River region of Nevada; and Alpine County, California.
Creator(s):  Error Creator Missing in EAD
Date(s):  April 20, 1865
Place(s):  Alpine County (Calif.)--Maps; Esmeralda County (Nev.)--Maps; Nevada--Maps; Reese River (Nev.)--Maps; Washoe County (Nev.)--Maps
Subject(s):  Roads--California--Alpine County--Maps | Roads--Nevada--Esmeralda County--Maps | Roads--Nevada--Maps | Roads--Nevada--Reese River--Maps | Roads--Nevada--Washoe County--Maps
Collection Number:  98-19
Title:  Joe Melcher Campaign Ephemera (2016-17)
Abstract:  Joe Franklin Melcher, Jr. was born on December 20, 1929. He ran for and successfully held the Washoe County Recorder seat from 1979-1999. Collection contains campaign ephemera from Melcher's campaigns for Washoe County Recorder.
Creator(s):  Melcher, Joe
Date(s):  1978-1995
Place(s):  Washoe County (Nev.)--Politics and government
Subject(s):  Political campaigns--Nevada | Politicians--Nevada | Printed ephemera
Collection Number:  2016-17
Title:  Records of the President of the University of Nevada, Reno, John M. Lilley (AC 0556)
Abstract:  The Records of UNR President John M. Lilley include accreditation, bylaw revisions, and planning documents for several of the University's colleges; Animal Care and Use Program reports; architectural drawings; campus policies; communication with state and federal politicians concerning the University; correspondence; the Faculty Morale Report; financial records, a history of the Earthquake Engineering Research and Education Center, Information Technology and Telecommunications material; Intercollegiate Athletics Board reports; material about the University's lobbyists; Nevada Agricultural Experiment Station reports; proposals for new academic units; Provost John H. Frederick material; regional planning maps; reports; speeches; Washoe County regional planning material, and Wolf Run Golf Course material.
Creator(s):  Lilley, John M., 1939-
Date(s):  1997-2008
Place(s):  Truckee River (Calif. and Nev.)--Water diversion; Washoe County (Nev.)
Subject(s):  Athletics--Nevada | College sports--Nevada | Higher education and state--Nevada | Lobbying--Law and legislation--Nevada | Teachers--Training of--Nevada | Universities and colleges--Nevada--Reno--Administration | Universities and colleges--Nevada--Reno--Faculty
Collection Number:  AC 0556
Title:  William J. Raggio Papers (2013-02)
Abstract:  William J. Raggio, a Republican, was Nevada's longest serving state senator, his tenure lasted from 1972 until his resignation in 2011. For most of his senatorial career Raggio was widely considered to be the unequaled master of the legislative process. He served as the Assistant District Attorney of Washoe County from 1952 to 1958, and later as the District Attorney from 1958-1970. During his time in the DA's office, he handled a number of high profile cases, including one with vice kingpin Joe Conforte.
Creator(s):  Raggio, William John, 1926-
Date(s):  1916-2014
Place(s):  Nevada--Politics and government; Washoe County (Nev.)--Politics and government
Subject(s):  Lawyers--Nevada--Reno | Legislators--Nevada | Politicians--Nevada | Prostitution--Nevada | Prostitution--Nevada--Storey County--History--20th Century | Prostitution--Nevada--Washoe County | Public prosecutors--Nevada
Collection Number:  2013-02
Title:  Vote for John Peffley Democratic Candidate County Commissioner, City of Reno (98-26)
Abstract:  Poster for John Peffley's campaign for Washoe County (Nevada) Commissioner representing the City of Reno.
Creator(s):  Peffley, John
Date(s):  [19--
Place(s):  Washoe County (Nev.)--Posters--Politics and government
Subject(s):  Elections--Nevada--Washoe County--Posters
Collection Number:  98-26
Title:  Vote for W.W. (Tex) Maynard poster (98-27)
Abstract:  Campaign poster for Tex Maynard for Washoe County commissioner, Sparks district.
Creator(s):  Maynard, W. W.
Date(s):  19-
Place(s):  Washoe County (Nev.)--Posters--Politics and government
Subject(s):  Elections--Nevada--Washoe County--Posters
Collection Number:  98-27
Title:  Spike Wilson poster (98-28)
Abstract:  Poster for Wilson's political campaign for the Nevada Senate.
Creator(s):  Wilson, T. R. C., II, (Thomas Randall Carson), 1884-
Date(s):  19-
Place(s):  Washoe County (Nev.)--Posters--Politics and government
Subject(s):  Elections--Nevada--Washoe County--Posters
Collection Number:  98-28
Title:  J. W. Haynie Papers (NC999)
Abstract:  Personal papers include mining claims in Mono County, California. and correspondence to H. M. Yerington about them; tax statements; and military documents.,Company records include land transfer papers and correspondence from the Sierra Silver Mining Company, legal documents from Washoe and Douglas Counties, Nevada; and financial records and a map of the company's Little Valley property.
Creator(s):  Haynie, J. W., (John W.)
Date(s):  1860-1884
Place(s):  Little Valley (Washoe County, Nev.); Long Valley (Mono County, Calif.); Sierra Canyon (Nev.)
Subject(s):  Flumes | Land use--Nevada--Washoe County | Lumber trade--Nevada | Mines and mineral resources--California--Mono County
Collection Number:  NC999
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
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