Finding Aid for the Collection of Material about Irrigation Canals in Fresno County, 1873-1875

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UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
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Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Collection of Material about Irrigation Canals in Fresno County,
Date (inclusive): 1873-1875
Collection number: 2076
Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Language: English
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Robert E. Cowan.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Collection of Material about Irrigation Canals in Fresno County (Collection 2076). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of correspondence and documents pertaining to the Fresno Canal and Irrigation Company vs the Kings River and Fresno Canal Company, 13th District Court, County of Fresno, and the Fresno Canal and Irrigation Company vs the Kings River and San Joaquin Valley Canal Company et al, 15th District Court, City and County of San Francisco. Includes letters to Anthony Young Easterby, President of the Fresno Canal and Irrigation Company.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Kings River and Fresno Canal Company.
Kings River and San Joaquin Valley Canal Company.
Fresno Canal and Irrigation Company.
Irrigation canals and flumes--California--Fresno County--Archival resources.


Container List

 

[Correspondence and legal papers] 1873-1875

Creator/Collector: Kings River and Fresno Canal Company, Fresno, California, defendants
Physical Description: (ca. 103 pieces in box)

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence and documents pertaining to the Fresno Canal and Irrigation Company vs. the Kings River and Fresno Canal Company, 13th District Court, County of Fresno, and the Fresno Canal and Irrigation Company vs. the Kings River and San Joaquin Valley Canal Company et al., 15th District Court, City and County of San Francisco.
Includes letters to Anthony Young Easterby, President of the Fresno Canal and Irrigation Company.
Robert Ernest Cowan Collection
  • Canals - History
  • Easterby, Anthony Young, 1818-1893
  • Fresno Canal and Irrigation Company
  • Kings River and San Joaquin Valley Canal Company