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Carson Water Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC354
Includes a letterpress copy book of letters to and from Yerington regarding equipment, water supplies, contracts, and services, 1889-1910; lists of taxable properties, 1898-1899, 1913; notices of valuation from the Ormsby County Tax Assessor, 1899-1914; and preliminary cost estimate from Emmet D. Boyle for the Nevada Public Service Commission, 1913.

Dates

  • 1889-1914

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.

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (18 items)

Abstract

Includes a letterpress copy book of letters to and from Yerington regarding equipment, water supplies, contracts, and services, 1889-1910; lists of taxable properties, 1898-1899, 1913; notices of valuation from the Ormsby County Tax Assessor, 1899-1914; and preliminary cost estimate from Emmet D. Boyle for the Nevada Public Service Commission, 1913.

Administrative History

Carson City, Nevada, water company owned by Yerington and Company which held a city contract to supply water for fire and sewage uses.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Separated from the Virginia and Truckee Railroad Records which were donated by Gordon Sampson in 1952 and transferred via the Mackay School of Mines in 1961.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Carson Water Company Records
Status
completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

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

Contact:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
1664 N. Virginia St.
Reno Nevada 89557-0322 USA
775-682-5665
775-682-5724 (Fax)