Guide to the Manzanita Water Company Records

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Stanford University Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford, California
1997
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Overview

Call Number: SC0012
Creator: Manzanita Water Company
Title: Manzanita Water Company Records
Dates: 1876-1916
Physical Description: 1 Linear feet
Summary: Correspondence, journal, stock journal, bylaws, description of lands, water grants, legal documents and other papers pertaining to Leland Stanford's association with the Manzanita Water Company. Also includes papers relating to Leland Stanford's San Francisco properties and recommendations of the Pacific Improvement Company to sell Monterey Peninsula holdings.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford University Libraries.
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

Administrative Information

Provenance

Transferred from the Stanford University President's office, 1965

Information about Access

Collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least 24 hours in advance of intended use.

Ownership & Copyright

Property rights are held by the repository.

Cite As

[Identification of item], Manzanita Water Company Records, SC 012, Stanford University Archives, Stanford, Calif.

Scope and Contents Note:

This collection contains correspondence, journal, stock journal, by-laws, description of lands, water grants, legal documents, and some papers pertaining to Leland Stanford's association with the Manzanita Water Company. Also included are miscellaneous records concerning the Vina Ranch and San Francisco properties of Leland Stanford and the Pacific Improvement Company recommendations to sell Monterey Peninsula holdings.

Access Terms

Pacific Improvement Company.
Spring Valley Water Company (San Francisco, Calif.).
Stanford, Leland, 1824-1893.
Vina Ranch (Calif.)
San Francisco (Calif.)
San Francisquito Creek (San Mateo Co., Calif.)


Collection Contents

Box 1, Folder 1

Miscellaneous letters

Box 1, Folder 2

Water grants

Box 1, Folder 3

Spring Valley Water Company

Box 1, Folder 4

Manzanita vs. Clark

Box 1, Folder 5

J. E. Foulds letters

Box 1, Folder 6

Assorted legal documents

Box 1, Folder 7

Land indices (i.e. West Union Creek, Corte Madera Creek, Bear Gulch)

Box 1, Folder 8

Land indices (i.e. West Union Creek, Corte Madera Creek, Bear Gulch)

Box 1, Folder 9

Maps

Box 1, Folder 10

Stanford University and water companies

Box 1, Folder 11

Description of land along creeks

Box 2, Folder 1

Manzanita Water Company journal, 1883-1886

Box 2, Folder 3

Manzanita Water Company by-laws, 1883

Box 2, Folder 4

Laws, ordinances and acts of incorporation affecting the franchise of the Spring Valley Water Works, 1893

Box 2, Folder 2

Manzanita Water Company stock journal, 1891-1908

Box 2, Folder 4

Contract between Spring Valley Water Works, Leland Stanford and Jane Lathrop Stanford, and Manzanita Water Company, 1885

Box 2, Folder 4

Report of G. F. Allardt and C. E. Grunsby, Inspection of San Francisquito Creek, 1888

Box 2, Folder 4

Miscellaneous papers pertaining to Stanford properties

Box 2, Folder 5

Pacific Improvement Company recommendation to sell holdings on the Monterey Peninsula, 1916

Box 2, Folder 6

Norton property. Vina Ranch. 1876 court decree

Box 2, Folder 7

Abstracts of title to San Francisco land: Western addition, block 270 and 271; Clay and Buchanan Streets (Western Addition block 269); Folsom Street beach and water lot number 434