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Bodie Wood and Lumber Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC716
The collection consists of the records of the Bodie Wood and Lumber Company from the late 1870s. It includes business correspondence, receipts and account information and real estate papers regarding land in Mono County, California. Material is original and handwritten.

Dates

  • 1877-1880

Creator

Restrictions

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Extent

0.5 Cubic Feet (1 box)

Abstract

Records of the Bodie Wood and Lumber Company include correspondence, financial accounts, and land related material.

Administrative History

The Bodie Wood and Lumber Company was organized by H. M. Yerington, J. W. Haynie and others to acquire timber lands and water rights in Mono County, California, just south of Mono Lake. In 1881, the same group built a narrow gauge railway to carry freight from Bodie, California to the timber area. The company was sometimes referred to as the Mono Lake Lumber Company, the Mono Wood and Lumber Company, and the Mono Lumber Company.

Arrangement

The records of the Bodie Wood and Lumber Company collection are divided into the following three series:

Series 1: Correspondence

Series 2: Receipts and Accounts

Series 3: Real Estate

Creator

Title
A Guide to the Records of The Bodie Wood and Lumber Company
Status
completed
Author
Leonore M. Kosso
Date
November 1981
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department Repository

Contact:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
1664 N. Virginia St.
Reno Nevada 89557-0322 USA
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