John W. Freeman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC538

Scope and Contents

Includes lists of ditches in the Newlands Project area and their history, correspondence regarding irrigation of Freeman's ranch, location notices of ditches in Churchill County, copies of water claims in Churchill County, and a history of the Newlands Project.

Dates

  • 1889-1940

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.

Biographical Note

Rancher in Churchill County, Nevada who claimed he wasn't receiving his fair allocation of water from the Newlands Irrigation Project.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet (25 items)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Includes lists of ditches in the Newlands Project area and their history, correspondence regarding irrigation of Freeman's ranch, location notices of ditches in Churchill County, copies of water claims in Churchill County, and a history of the Newlands Project.

Arrangement

Arranged without hierarchy.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by unknown source circa 1975.

Separated Materials

Photographs have been transferred to the Special Collections Department photo archive as collection number UNRS-P1988-13
Title
Guide to the John W. Freeman Papers
Status
Completed
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:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
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Reno Nevada 89557-0322 USA
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