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Las Vegas Land and Water Company Records from the Las Vegas Valley Water District
Coll #: MS-00912
Date: 1945-1959, 1978, 1989
Extent: 4 boxes, 13 rolls (6.31 cubic feet, 5.8 linear feet)
The Las Vegas Land & Water Company Records from the Las Vegas Valley Water District (1945-1959, 1978, 1989) are primarily comprised of contracts, correspondence, and maps that document the establishment of a water distribution system in Las Vegas, Nevada that would provide water using the state's Colorado River allocation. The records include water main extension agreements, correspondence, and bills of sale for water main construction, as well as articles and correspondence documenting the groundwater shortage in Las Vegas. The collection also includes maps for water distribution systems and pipelines throughout the Las Vegas Valley.
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