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John Quincy Adams Papers

Identifier: NC983
Overview John Quincy Adams was born in Illinois, and learned the bricklayer trade from his father. He moved to Utah with his family in 1850; and then relocated to Carson Valley, Nevada 1853. Together with his brother Rufus he ran farming and stock-raising businesses and kept a hotel. He manufactured the brick used in construction of U. S. Mint in Carson City and court house in Genoa, Nevada. Collection contains chiefly receipts and bills concerning John and Rufus Adams' ranching, stockraising, hotel,...
Dates: 1862-1897

Agricultural Experiment Station Reports

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.
Dates: 1925-1944

Certificates of Appropriation of Water

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

Reminiscences of Carson Valley

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

Peter Wilson Conover Journal

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.
Dates: 1849-1887

Fred Dressler Records

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 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
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.
Dates: 1860-1867

Land patent

Identifier: 90-04
Abstract 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
Abstract 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
Abstract 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