Water rights -- California
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Decree in water rights case involving the use of the waters of the West Fork of the Carson River. The collection contains material from November 27, 1905 created by the United States Circuit Court (9th Circuit), Northern District of California.
Dates: November 27, 1905
Overview The Bodie Wood and Lumber Company was organized by H. M. Yerington, J. W. Haynie and others to acquire timber lands and water rights in Mono County, California, just south of Mono Lake. The collection include correspondence, financial accounts, and land related material.
Abstract Letter to Heinlen's brother John R. in Tulare County, California, discussing California water rights litigation which they were involved in: Heinlen vs C & K Irrigation Company, Heinlen vs Fowler Switch Company, and Heinlen vs F.C. & Irrigation Company.
Dates: May 20, 1886
Abstract Transcript of a speech by an unknown Nevada author analysing the history of water allocation in California and Nevada, the Reclamation Act of 1902 and changes it would make in Nevada state government, and possibilities available through Nevada's Newlands Project.
Dates: circa 1904
Overview A. Dobie Jenkins (1936-) was a legislative consultant for various California Assembly committees from 1965-1971, focusing on regulation of businesses and professions, civil rights, conservation and the environment. Contains information relating to the California-Nevada Interstate Water Compact public policy issues including the protection of Pyramid Lake the rights of the Northern Paiute tribe. Included are photocopies of correspondence, carbon copies of letters, legislative bills, photocopied...
Overview Abstract of title to Kirman and Rickey's lands in Antelope Valley, California and Nevada, includes a description of acquisitions, water rights, and ditches appurtenant to those lands. The collection contains material from 1875-1897 created by Kirman and Rickey.
Arguments of Lake Tahoe Protective Association against the six feet of storage-capacity asked for by the U. S. Reclamation Service on Lake Tahoe
Abstract Lake Tahoe Protective Association was an organization of Lake Tahoe land owners headed by William S. Bliss. Contains statement, comments and letters by William S. Bliss and Edwin Duryea, Jr., consulting engineer for the Association from 1913. The Association was seeking to prevent the Reclamation Service from adding additional storage capacity to the dam at Lake Tahoe; the increase in capacity was to benefit the Newlands Reclamation Project near Fallon, Nevada.
Overview Ludowig (Louis) Edmund Wedertz (1824-1881) operated a stage station at Sulpher Springs on the Carson-Aurora road from about 1862-1866 when he moved his family to Aurora for two years. By 1874 they were living in Sulpher Springs again where Clarence R. and Frank Lewis were born. In 1881, Wedertz opened a store in Bridgeport, California, which his widow Niklamine ran after his death in December 1881. The family continued to live in Bridgeport and Smith Valley. The collection primarily contains...
Dates: circa 1860-1930s