Bodie Wood and Lumber Company Records
Scope and Contents
The Bodie Wood and Lumber Company Records consists records from 1873-1880 including business correspondence, receipts and account information, and real estate papers regarding land in Mono County, California. Material is original and handwritten.
- Bodie Wood and Lumber Company (Creator, Organization)
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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.
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.
0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)
Language of Materials
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. The collection include correspondence, financial accounts, and land related material.
Arranged into the following series: 1) Correspondence; 2) Receipts and Accounts; 3) Real Estate
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Acquired from an unknown source circa 1975.
- Guide to the Bodie Wood and Lumber Company Records
- Leonore M. Kosso
- November 1981
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