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Wendell P. Hammon (1854-1939) Prospecting Log Books MSS.305
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Description
Wendell P. Hammon (1854-1939) Prospecting Log Books of Shasta and Trinity County.
Background
Wendell P. (Philucius) Hammon, 1854-1939, was the founder of Yuba Construction Company and Yuba Consolidated Gold Fields. He developed the first successful gold dredger in California in 1898, with his partner, Thomas Couch. Hammon came to be known as the “Dredger King”.
Extent
0.11 Linear feet 3 folders
Restrictions
No restrictions.
Availability
Collection is open for research without restriction.