Carson River Valley (Nev.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract 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 stockraising 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, and...
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.