This collection contains documents pertaining to water rights and land ownership in Riverside and San Bernardino counties
during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Includes legal documents, correspondence, and other material pertaining to
the Jurupa Ditch and Trujillo Ditch companies, the Riverside Land and Irrigation Company, and the Bandini Donation collected
by Samuel C. Evans, a prominent businessman in Riverside, California and former president of the Riverside Land and Irrigation
Samuel C. Evans, born in Williams County, Ohio in 1823, was a prominent businessman in Riverside, California. He served as
president of the Riverside Land and Irrigation Company and a director of the Riverside Water Company in the late 19th century.
Evans played a critical role in securing the water rights which enabled Riverside to become an agricultural center.
0.88 linear feet
(2 boxes, 2 flat file folders)
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