Pacific Wood, Lumber and Flume Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: 89-29

Scope and Contents

The Pacific Wood, Lumber and Flume Company Records contains correspondence, deeds, minutes, agreements, appraisal reports, land patents, and maps related to Leland's acquisition of the company's property, his sale of timber and land; and to Leland's property at Fuller Lake, near Verdi, Nevada. Also included are newspaper clippings about LaVere Redfield and his estate.

Dates

  • 1865-1981

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 Pacific Wood, Lumber and Flume Company was incorporated in 1875 for purposes of cutting, fluming, and manufacturing lumber and wood in eastern California and western Nevada as well as to buy and sell real estate. In 1907, the company forfeited rights to transact business in California and was subsequently purchased in 1972 by Robert Leland.

Extent

0.41 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

The Pacific Wood, Lumber and Flume Company was a lumber company incorporated in 1875 for purposes of cutting, fluming, and manufacturing lumber and wood in eastern California and western Nevada as well as to buy and sell real estate. In 1907 the company forfeited rights to transact business in California and was subsequently purchased in 1972 by Robert Leland. The collection contains correspondence, deeds, minutes, agreements, appraisal reports, land patents, and maps related to Leland's acquisition of the company's property, his sale of timber and land, and to Leland's property at Fuller Lake, near Verdi, Nevada.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Joy Leland on May 26, 1989.

Separated Materials

Photographs transferred to the Special Collections Department photo archive as collection number UNRS-P1989-39.
Title
Guide to the Pacific Wood, Lumber and Flume Company Records
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:
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