Bodie Wood and Lumber Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC716

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.

Dates

  • 1873-1880

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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.

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.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

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.

Arrangement

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.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Bodie Wood and Lumber Company Records
Status
Completed
Author
Leonore M. Kosso
Date
November 1981
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

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

Contact:
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