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Evans (Samuel C.) collection on the Riverside Land and Irrigating Company
MS 001  
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Description
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 Irrigating Company.
Background
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 Irrigating 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.
Extent
0.84 linear feet (2 Boxes)
Restrictions
Copyright Unknown: Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction, and/or commercial use, of some materials may be restricted by gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing agreement(s), and/or trademark rights. Distribution or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. To the extent other restrictions apply, permission for distribution or reproduction from the applicable rights holder is also required. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user
Availability
This collection is open for research.