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John Quincy Adams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC983
Abstract Chiefly receipts and bills concerning John and Rufus Adams' ranching, stockraising, hotel, and brickmaking enterprises in Genoa and Carson Valley, Nevada.,Also included are some correspondence and Adams family genealogical research.

Agricultural Experiment Station Reports

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Identifier: 88-23
Abstract Includes reports on Nevada agricultural economics and management, including topics dealing with range and forest management in Nevada and northeastern California flood control irrigation the Carson, Truckee, Muddy, and Colorado Rivers grazing, the state Planning Board Water Facilities Act and the Purnell Act.

Certificates of Appropriation of Water

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Identifier: 90-05
Abstract Certificates recording water appropriated by Settlemeyer list source of water, name of ditch for transporting the water, description of the land to be irrigated, and priority number.

Reminiscences of Carson Valley

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Identifier: NC378
Abstract Interview conducted by Grace Dangberg describes early life on the Fay Ranch in the Carson Valley, school in Fairview, Nevada, and Indians of Carson Valley.

Peter Wilson Conover Journal

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Identifier: NC621
Abstract Copy of typescript of a portion of Conover's journal beginning when he settled in Provo.,Conover describes his early farming efforts; battles with Indians; travel along the Humboldt River to the Carson Valley in Nevada and to the Sierra Nevada Mountains; mining in Bannock, Montana; and his settlement in Spanish Fork, Utah.

Fred Dressler Records

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Identifier: 98-31
Abstract Includes legal materials, correspondence, property records, account ledgers, minutes, bylaws, financial documents, reports and stock certificates for businesses owned or managed by Dressler.

Kingsbury-McDonald Toll Road Construction Records

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Identifier: NC1331
Overview Construction on the Kingsbury-McDonald Toll Road, which would eventually link the Carson Valley, Nevada to Placerville, California via Lake Valley (Lake Tahoe), began in late 1859 or early 1860. Collection contains 16 documents regarding the land acquisition and construction of the route.

Land patent

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Identifier: 90-04
Abstract Land patent issued to Irvine for land in the Carson Valley.

Land patent and contracts

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Identifier: 90-02
Abstract Land patent for land in the Carson Valley issued to Tillman and contracts for sale of that land to him.

Deeds regarding the Laverony Ranch

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Identifier: 90-03
Abstract Deeds in which Tucke and his wife Nicoline acquired the land and water of the Laverony Ranch in the Carson Valley.