William W. Hoyt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC1044

Scope and Contents

Collection includes correspondence, 1873-1926; deeds and agreements, 1863-1907; financial statements, 1856-1905; depositions; diaries, 1863-1864; account books, 1864-1913; photographs; and township plats and manuscript maps concerning the Hoyt family and the land around Diamond Springs and Squaw Hollow Creek, California. Two diaries, 1863 and 1864 were written in Aurora, Nevada Territory.

Dates

  • 1856-1926

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

Born 1842; rancher in El Dorado Springs, El Dorado County, California; miner in Aurora, Nevada Territory, 1863-1864; superintendent for the California State Department of Engineering, 1913.

Extent

1 Cubic Feet (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

William W. Hoyt was born 1842; rancher in El Dorado Springs, El Dorado County, California; miner in Aurora, Nevada Territory, 1863-1864; superintendent for the California State Department of Engineering, 1913. Collection includes correspondence, 1873-1926; deeds and agreements, 1863-1907; financial statements, 1856-1905; depositions; diaries, 1863-1864; account books, 1864-1913; photographs; and township plats and manuscript maps concerning the Hoyt family and the land around Diamond Springs and Squaw Hollow Creek, California. Two diaries, 1863 and 1864 were written in Aurora, Nevada Territory.

Arrangement

Unarranged.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers purchased from unknown source, circa 1975.

Separated Materials

Photographs have been transferred to the Special Collections Department photo archive as collection number UNRS-P1997-21
Title
A Guide to the William W. Hoyt Papers
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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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