Guide to the Carlton Seaver Papers, Water Resources Collection

Finding aid created by Russell Michalak
Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library 2009
Claremont University Consortium
Libraries of The Claremont Colleges
800 N. Dartmouth Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711
Phone: (909) 607-3977
Fax: (909) 621-8681
© 2009
Claremont University Consortium. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Carlton Seaver Papers, Water Resources Collection
Creator: Seaver, Carlton
Dates: 1887-1919
Quantity: .25 feet (1 box)
Repository: Libraries of the Claremont Colleges. Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library.
800 N. Dartmouth Ave.
Claremont University Consortium
Libraries of the Claremont Colleges
Claremont, California 91711
Collection Number: h19xx.26
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English
Physical location: Special Collections. Honnold/Mudd Library.

Information for Researchers

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Property rights resides with Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library. For permission to reproduce or to publish, please contact Special Collections staff.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Carlton Seaver Papers. Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library, Claremont University Consortium.

Acquisition Information


Processing Information

Arranged and processed by Russell Michalak in 2009.


No additions to the collection are anticipated.

Biography of Carlton Seaver

A group of 8 documents relating to the land holdings of Carlton Seaver, president of the First National Bank of Pomona, which cover a period of from 1881 to 1907. These consist of indentures, quit of claims and an abstract of title, having to do with water rights and the right to lay pipe along Alexander, Avenue opposite land belonging to Pomona College. Included also is a small group of ephemera related to his father's travels.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

This collection contains properties deeds and documents related to water rights in Claremont, California.


Series 1 Water Rights in Claremont, California, 1887-1919

Index Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection
Water rights
Western Americana -- 1900 - 1999
Claremont (Calif.)

Detailed Description of the Collection


Series 1  Water Rights in Claremont, California, 1881-1929

Box 1, folder 1

Deeds and Water Agreements,

Box 1, folder 2

Abstract and Title Insurance Company, Los Angeles, for Carlton, Seaver, 1875-1887

Box 1, folder 3

Invoices for David Samuels burial, 1904; Homer Carlton Seaver mss. diary aboard ship in WWI from San Francisco through the Panama Canal to New York, 1900-1919