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Report and survey of reconnaissance geology between Lake Mead and Davis Dam Arizona-Nevada, 1963 Geological survey of the area between Lake Mead and Davis Dam.
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Book excerpt, Report upon United States geographical surveys west of the one hundredth meridian, 1889 Report, maps, and engravings of the survey of the area including Southern Nevada. The text offers a discussion about irrigation and artesian wells in the survey region, including a comparison between the valleys of the western United States and those...
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Report, Land cover types of the Las Vegas Wash, Nevada, September 2007 In-depth survey of the plants that cover the Las Vegas Wash.
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Proposed official statement respecting $8,700,000 usage of waterworks bonds of the Las Vegas Valley Water... The official statement of the Las Vegas Valley Water District prepared to be used in the sale of the $8.7 million bonds described within. Overview description of the area in history, geology, tourism trade, agriculture, industry with appendices in back....
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Copy of the act creating the Las Vegas Valley Water District, May 10, 1951 Text of the bill creating a water district in the Las Vegas Valley
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Report on flood control survey in Clark County, Nevada and data on Southern Nevada, 1938 Dated March 31, 1934 with appendices added from 1938, this report contains photographs and summaries of 18 areas in Southern Nevada, specifically the northeastern portion of Clark County and a small area in Arizona. The report was to serve as...
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Photographic record of storm damage to Union Pacific Railroad railway lines, March 2, 1938 Selected pages from a photographic record book of the damage to the main rail line from California to Utah from a 1938 storm. Text accompanying photos include description of track location.
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Petition by property owners to create the Las Vegas Valley Water District addressed to the... Text of the petition circulated to real property owners within Clark County to create the Las Vegas Valley Water District. Also included is a map of the area to be supplied with water, which is marked with the proposed boundaries...
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Geology and water resources of Las Vegas, Pahrump, and Indian Spring Valleys, Clark and Nye... Report on the geology and groundwater of southern Nevada.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Leo A. McNamee (Las Vegas), February 6,... Letter referring to water received by the Stewart family from the Union Pacific Railroad.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to H. A. Shamberger (Carson City), July 7,... Letter in which Bracken requests a definition of a miner's inch from the State Engineer's office.
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Postcard showing the Evey Well, circa 1908-1909 Men standing next to a drilling rig looking at the Evey Well.
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Letter from Bertha Witmer (Las Vegas) to Mayor J. L. Russell and the City Council... Letter from a citizen to the Las Vegas City Commission protesting Ordinance No. 247. Left to Right: Asst. Commissioner of Reclamation N. B. Bennett, Jr., Master of Ceremonies; U.S. Senator Alan Bible; Regional Director A.B. West of the Bureau...
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Letter from Colonel Moore (Moapa, Nevada) to J. T. McWilliams, January 25, 1903 Moore explaining to McWilliams the methods he used in measuring the water on the Las Vegas Ranch. Handwritten text transcribed by cataloger.
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Letter including ad for the Las Vegas Review-Journal from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to... Text of a notice to be printed in the Las Vegas Review-Journal announcing a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for damage to the cover to the Big Spring.
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Report on flood in Meadow Valley Wash, March 3rd to 5th inclusive, March 12, 1938 Summary of the damage from a flood in the Moapa Valley on March 3-5, 1938
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Letter including legal opinion from Franklin T. Hamilton (Los Angeles) to Thomas A. Campbell... Mr. Hamilton, as representative of the law offices of O'Melveny & Myers addresses Mr. Campbell, president of the Las Vegas Valley Water District, outlining facts about the Las Vegas Valley Water District, Basic Management Inc., history of land and water...
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Letter from E. E. Bennett (Los Angeles) to W. R. Rouse, April 26, 1954 The Department of the Interior was demanding three million gallons of water a day in return for approval to operate a pipeline from Lake Mead to Basic Management Inc.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Roscoe Moss (Los Angeles), June 10, 1938 Well No. 2 had dropped production from 2.5 million gallons a day to 700,000 gallons, and Bracken discussed possible remedies.
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Letter from A. M. Folger (Las Vegas) to Frank Strong, May 7, 1947 The elections for Mayor and City Commission have brought the issue of municipal ownership of a water company in Las Vegas to the fore again
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Letter from Frederick F. Barker to the Directors of the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce,... Discussion of the feasibility of bringing water from Lake Mead to Las Vegas
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Letter, handwritten notes, and sketches from Division Engineer C. Miller (Los Angeles) to Chief Engineer... Details of pipeline maintenance including sketches of the work to be done in Las Vegas
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Letter from A. M. Folger (Las Vegas) to Frank Strong, May 27, 1948 Discussion of the issues involved with selling water to properties located outside of the Las Vegas city limits.
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Letter from Roscoe Moss (Los Angeles) to Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas), June 13, 1938 The decrease in flow from Well No. 2 was likely due to the high lime content of the water forming scales over the perforations in the pipe, and Moss recommended enlarging the holes.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to H. C. Mann (Las Vegas) regarding Las... Las Vegas was just entering the hottest part of the year and well No. 1 had dropped off production considerably.
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Letter from A. M. Folger (Las Vegas) to E. E. Bennett, September 20, 1948 Contract negotiations for connecting a new subdivision to the water company mains.
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Letter from A. M. Folger (Las Vegas) to William Reinhardt, August 27, 1948 Discussion of the request to Mayor Cragin to extend water mains south on the Las Vegas Strip for fire protection.
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Report on the Basic Magnesium, Incorporated water supply system, Clark County, Nevada, October, 1949 Report on the water supply system at Basic Magnesium, Inc.
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Agreement for the delivery of water and power to be sold in Las Vegas, March... Agreement for the Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad Company to deliver water and power for the Las Vegas Land and Water Company to sell in Las Vegas.
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Letter from E. W. Cragin (Las Vegas) to A. M. Folger (Las Vegas), August 24,... Request from Las Vegas Mayor Cragin to extend company water mains down the Las Vegas Strip solely for fire protection.
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Senate Bill No. 63, Chapter 167 by Senator Charles D. Baker, approved March 27, 1947 Bill that created the Las Vegas Valley Water District
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to W. M. Jeffers (Los Angeles), June ... Bracken briefing Jeffers on the production problems with Well No. 2, a possible rate increase due to evaporative water coolers, and the water shortage in Las Vegas
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Letter from Alfred J. Ryan to the Directors of the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce,... Discussion of the feasibility of bringing water from Lake Mead to Las Vegas. Pittman is an older name for the city of Henderson. Whitney is an older name for East Las Vegas.
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Letter from Ralph W. O'Neill and James R. Montgomery (Las Vegas) to the Colorado River... Report on how to increase the capacity of the Basic Magnesium, Inc. water facilities to allow for more water to go to the Las Vegas Valley Water District
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Letter from R. L. Adamson (Los Angeles) to F. H. Knickerbocker, September 10, 1928 Summary of the amount of water used by the railroad, the water company, and for irrigation on the Las Vegas Ranch in 1928 for use in calculating water rates.
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Letter from J. T. McWilliams (Good Springs, Nevada) to J. Ross Clark (Los Angeles), February... McWilliams' handwritten letter in which he explains that the discrepancy in water measurements of the Las Vegas Creek stem from differences in what the surveyors refer to as a miner's inch. Colonel Moore's reply, mentioned in the letter is referenced...
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Letter from J. Ross Clark to William McDermott (Las Vegas), November 11, 1902 Letter refers to surveying the ranch and makes reference to the Stewart burial plot and cattle.
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Letter from Harold J. Stocker (Clark County, Nevada) to Harold L. Ickes (Washington, D.C.) February... Clark County commissioner asking the Secretary of the Interior to use some of the funds from the Arid Lands Fund to create a drinking water system in the Moapa Valley.
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Letter from C. O. Whittemore (Salt Lake City) to William McDermott (Las Vegas), December 5,... C. O. Whittemore, General Attorney for the San Pedro, Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad Company recommends that if the Creek runs off the ranch property at any time, that the creek either be diverted or piped.
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Application for permit to use Las Vegas streets and alleys for water mains and pipe... Original application by the Las Vegas Land and Water Company submitted to the Board of Commissioners of the City of Las Vegas for permit to use the city streets and alleys for water mains and pipe lines. Date on cover...
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Letter from J. T. McWilliams (Good Springs, Nevada) to J. Ross Clark (Los Angeles), January... McWilliams' handwritten letter of his water measurements on the Las Vegas Ranch and his resolving of discrepancies with other measurements.
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Resolution by Board of Commissioners (Las Vegas) to support Harold J. Stocker's letter, circa February... Resolution to support Harold J. Stocker's letter requesting funds from the Arid Lands Fund for improvement of the domestic water supply for the Moapa Valley. Link to actual letter located in Relations field.
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Petition by citizens of Las Vegas to Board of City Commissioners (Las Vegas) requesting adequate... Petition signed by citizens and taxpayers of the city of Las Vegas requesting the Board of City Commissioners of Las Vegas to take action to secure an adequate water supply for the residents of the Original Townsite of Las Vegas....
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken to C. O. Whittemore (Los Angeles), January 17, 1908 Letter to the president of the Las Vegas Land and Water Company complaining of the railroad pumping oil from a sump into Las Vegas Creek.
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Report surveying Las Vegas Ranch from J. T. McWilliams (Good Springs, Nevada) to J. Ross... McWilliams' summary of his findings in his survey of the Las Vegas Ranch, including land boundaries and water resources. Link to one of the plats mentioned in the letter is in references field.
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Letter from J. T. McWilliams (Las Vegas) to William McDermott, November 29, 1902 McWilliams provides surveying information and recommends purchasing the springs that lay outside the boundaries of the Stewart Ranch.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to J. Ross Clark (Los Angeles), June 21,... Bracken appraising Clark of a complaint by the City Commission to the Nevada Public Service Commission and its resolution.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Leonard L. Arnett (Las Vegas), June 20,... Letter to the Mayor of Las Vegas reporting of output from the Las Vegas Springs and wells and consumption by Las Vegas residents.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to J. Ross Clark (Los Angeles), October 11,... Bracken informing Clark of Buol's attempt to appropriate water from the Las Vegas Creek for his own use.
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Violation notice of the water waste city ordinance, 1950 Violation notice (front and back) informing violators that if they violated the ordinance again they may be arrested (City Ordinance No. 218)
 

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