Finding aid to the photograph album of agriculture and irrigation in the Sunset Colonies, Marysville, Gridley, Butte County, and Sutter County, California PC PA 070

Jaime Henderson
California Historical Society
January 2019
678 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
reference@calhist.org


Language of Material: English
Contributing Institution: California Historical Society
Title: Photograph album of agriculture and irrigation in the Sunset Colonies, Marysville, Gridley, Butte County, and Sutter County, California
Identifier/Call Number: PC PA 070
Physical Description: 1.5 linear feet
Date (inclusive): circa 1907-1908
Language of Material: Collection materials are in English.

Scope and Contents

Photograph album containing 123 black and white photographic prints depicting agriculture and irrigation in the Sunset Colonies, Marysville, Gridley, Butte County, and Sutter County, California circa 1907-1908. The photographs included in the album show completed irrigation projects of the Butte County Canal Company, and also, images of weirs, flumes, ditches, and dams. Also contains photographs showing dairying, farming, and agricultural processing, such as fruit drying and canning, throughout Sacramento, Butte, and Sutter counties. Many photographs show local citizens and families; natural features within the counties; public and private buildings, including schools, a library, residences; and commercial buildings including a flour mill and a sub-station for the Northern Electric Railway.
The area described as Sunset Colonies is present day Fair Oaks, Sacramento County.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Materials in this collection, which were created circa 1907-1908, are in the public domain in the United States. Permission to publish or reproduce is not required.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Materials found in collection; provenance is unknown.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item, date]; Photograph album of agriculture and irrigation in the Sunset Colonies, Marysville, Gridley, Butte County, and Sutter County, California, PC PA 070; California Historical Society.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Agriculture -- California, Northern -- Photographs
Dairying -- California, Northern -- Photographs
Irrigation -- California, Northern -- Photographs
Butte County (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Sacramento County (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Sutter County (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Yuba County (Calif.) -- Pictorial works