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Agricultural Experiment Station Reports

Identifier: 88-23

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.

Dates: 1925-1944

Certificates of Appropriation of Water

Identifier: 90-05

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. The collection contains material from April 10, 1905 created H. William Settlemeyer.

Dates: April 10, 1905

Reminiscences of Carson Valley

Identifier: NC378

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. The collection contains material from 1967 created by Ernest Wilber Fay.

Dates: 1967

Peter Wilson Conover Journal

Identifier: NC621

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.

Dates: 1849-1887

Fred Dressler Records

Identifier: 98-31

Includes legal materials, correspondence, property records, account ledgers, minutes, bylaws, financial documents, reports and stock certificates for businesses owned or managed by Fred Dressler (1864; 1906-1949). Created by Fred Dressler who was active in many organizations.

Dates: 1864; 1906-1949; Majority of material found within 1912 - 1943

Kingsbury-McDonald Toll Road Construction Records

Identifier: NC1331

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.

Dates: 1860-1867

Land patent

Identifier: 90-04

Land patent issued to Irvine for land in the Carson Valley. The collection contains material from April 14, 1898 created by Thomas Irvine.

Dates: April 14, 1898

Land patent and contracts

Identifier: 90-02

Land patent for land in the Carson Valley issued to Tillman and contracts for sale of that land to him. The collection contains material from 1901 created by Theodor Tillman.

Dates: 1901

Deeds regarding the Laverony Ranch

Identifier: 90-03

Deeds in which Tucke and his wife Nicoline acquired the land and water of the Laverony Ranch in the Carson Valley. The collection contains material from 1901-1902 created John G. Tucke.

Dates: 1901-1902

Abstract of title for property and water rights in the Carson Valley

Identifier: 90-01

Abstract of title from 1870-1924 for property in the Carson Valley owned by H. F. Dangberg Land and Live Stock Company and the Virginia Ranch Land and Cattle Company.

Dates: 1924

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