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Guide to the Shasta Dredging Co. Records, 1911-1922
Special Collections M0204  
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A. Correspondence and Reports.

Box 1, Folder 1

General file: correspondence re potential dredging sites in Shasta County, California; (Igo property, Dry Creek; Russell property; Cottonwood creek- Hiens and Shuffleton Tracts); includes survey reports, estimates of yield and operations costs, and correspondence re decision not to buy the Igo property.

Box 1, Folder 2

Field Reports: Clear Creek; Cottonwood Creek properties; Dry Creek; Gleason Tract.

Box 1, Folder 3

Barringer, Daniel M. (owner or substantial creditor) File includes correspondence, legal papers, reports- an overall view of operations: 1916.

Box 1, Folder 4

1918 - 1922.

Box 1, Folder 5

Dakin property.


Smith, G. V. (General Manager).

Box 2, Folder 1

(a) Correspondence between Smith and J. F. Newsom, President of the Shasta Dredging Co., mostly re Cottonwood properties operations: 1916 - 1917.

Box 2, Folder 2

1918 - 1922.

Box 2, Folder 3

(b) Manager's monthly operations reports.


(c) Field log- shaft and drill results:


Dry Creek, 1916 - 1917.


Cottonwood Creek, 1916.

Box 2, Folder 4

Dakins Property, 1916.

Box 2, Folder 5

Summaries of Dredging.


B. Legal Papers.

Box 2, Folder 6

Cottonwood Creek properties contracts.


C. Maps and Blueprints.

Box 3, Folder 1

Summaries of operations, blueprints (33) 1911 - 1920.


Miscellaneous maps, including:

Box 3, Folder 2, Folder 3

Clear Creek; Cottonwood Creek; (lower tract) Diestelhorst Tract; Dry Creek.

Box 3, Folder 4

Cottonwood Creek properties, maps. (19)

Box 4, Folder 1

(a) One large clothbacked map of Cottonwood Creek.

Box 4, Folder 2

Lost Channel Mine maps (4).

Box 4, Folder 3

Redding, California maps; including map of Dakin properties. (7)

Scope and Content Note

See also large oversize map at back of box IV.
Box 4, Folder 4

Blueprint maps of dredging progress and scheduled work. (23)

Box 4, Folder 5

Blueprint positives.