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Overview The Carson and Tahoe Lumber and Fluming Company was organized in 1873 with Duane L. Bliss as president and general manger and H. M. Yerington, D. O. Mills and J. A. Rigby as stockholders. It was probably the largest and most extensive lumber operation serving the mines of the Comstock. Collection includes correspondence, company papers, land related documents, financial accounts, lumber statistics and maps from 1858-1946.
Overview The El Dorado Wood and Flume Company was incorporated in Nevada in 1875 with H. M. Yerington, J. W. Haynie and A. J. Ralston as trustees; H. M. Yerington was the president when the company incorporated. Its major areas of operation were in Lake Valley, El Dorado County, California and in Hope Valley, Alpine County, and California. The company also held land in Ormsby, Douglas, and Washoe counties, Nevada. Collection contains correspondence, land related documents, financial accounts, legal...
Overview Originally emigrants from Ireland, the Kelly family settled in Nevada around 1867. By the turn of the 20th century, family members had relocated to California and Montana. Collection includes letters to and from Kelly family members, a certificate of citizenship for October 12, 1868 for P. N. Kelly, and business and legal documents.
Abstract James Easton was a superintendent of the Carson Tahoe Lumber and Fluming Company. Certificate from Nevada governor C. C. Stevenson granting Easton land in Nevada township 14N, range 19E, in 1887.
Overview The Southern Development Company of Nevada was incorporated on October 6, 1881. Among the stated purposes of the company were to buy and sell land, build and operate toll roads, locate and hold water rights and privileges in order to construct waterways and systems, and to acquire lands for timbering. Collection contains correspondence, company papers, land related documents, financial accounts, township plats and maps between 1880-1957.
Abstract The records of the Western Shoshone Defense Project were maintained by Carrie and Mary Dann, two traditional Western Shoshone ranchers living in northeastern Nevada. The Defense Project's mission was to affirm Western Shoshone jurisdiction over Western Shoshone ancestral homelands by protecting, preserving, and restoring Shoshone rights and lands for present and future generations based on cultural and spiritual traditions. It was established in 1991 by the Western Shoshone National Council to...
Dates: 1863-2011; Majority of material found within 1930 - 2011
Overview Henry Marvin Yerington was born in Calborne, Canada in 1828 and came to Nevada in 1863. He was actively involved in mining, lumbering, railroads, and land development in Nevada and California until his death in 1910. Collection includes a fragmentary collection of H. M. Yerington papers. Includes correspondence; personal financial statements; assay reports; land related documents and material from the H. M. Yerington estate and the Elizabeth Kinkead estate. Also included are three important...
- Yerington, Henry M. 4
- Bliss, Duane L. 2
- Carson and Tahoe Lumber and Fluming Company 2
- El Dorado Wood and Flume Company 2
- Haynie, J. W. (John W.) 2
- Bender, D. A. (David Almon) 1
- Bliss, W. S. (William Seth), 1865-1941 1
- Carson Lumber Company 1
- Dann, Carrie 1
- Dann, Mary 1
- Easton, James 1
- Kelly family 1
- Kelly, Margaret 1
- Kelly, P. N. 1
- Kinkead, Elizabeth 1
- Markleeville Flume Company 1
- Merrill, Mary 1
- Mills, Darius O. (Darius Ogden), 1825-1910 1
- Oliver, John 1
- Ralston, A. J. 1
- Rigby, J. A. 1
- Southern Development Company of Nevada 1
- Summit Flume Company 1
- Tickner, H. L. 1
- Tobey, W. D. 1
- United Nations 1
- United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs 1
- United States. Bureau of Land Management 1
- United States. Indian Claims Commission 1
- United States. Supreme Court 1
- Walker Lake Wood and Lumber Company 1
- Western Shoshone Defense Project 1
- Western Shoshone National Council 1
- Yerington, Edward B. 1 ∧ less