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Wendell P. Hammon (1918-2006) Typescript: Gold Dredger as an Instrument of Conservation MSS.306
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Description
Article “The California dredger as an instrument of conservation” with rejection letter from Olaf P. Jenkins, Chief, State of California Department of Natural Resources Division of Mines, California journal of mines and geology.
Background
Wendell P. (Philucius) Hammon, 1918-2006, the grandson of Wendell P. (Philucius) Hammon, 1854-1939, the founder of Yuba Construction Company and Yuba Consolidated Gold Fields. His grandfather developed the first successful gold dredger in California in 1898, with his partner, Thomas Couch. The senior Hammon came to be known as the “Dredger King”.
Extent
0.2 Linear feet 2 folders
Restrictions
No restrictions.
Availability
Collection is open for research without restriction.