Huerfano Valley Ditch and Reservoir Company Collection

Collection Summary

Title: Huerfano Valley Ditch and Reservoir Company Collection
Call Number: MS 87-34
Size: 0.5 linear feet
Acquisition: Source unknown
Processed By: LTM, 6-9-1987; Reprocessed by JEF, 1-30-1998; MN, 10-2008
Note: None
Restrictions: None

Literary Rights

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Restrictions

None

Content Note

The Huerfano Valley Ditch and Reservoir Company Collection contains three record books and one account book dating from 1888 to 1917 regarding the Board Meeting minutes of the Company.

Administrative History

The Huerfano Valley Ditch and Reservoir Company was formed by businessmen from Pueblo, Colorado, in 1888 to build and maintain a canal and reservoir along the Huerfano River for ranch and farm irrigation purposes.

Detailed Description: Box and Folder Listing

Box 1 FF 1 Contains a record book of the Board Meeting Minutes of the Huerfano Valley Ditch and Reservoir Company from 1888-1894.
Box 1 FF 2 Contains a record book of the Board Meeting Minutes from 1894-1909.
Box 1 FF 3 Contains a record book of the Board Meeting Minutes from 1916-1917.
Box 1 FF 4 Contains the account book of the company from what seems to be 1888 to 1914.
Box 1 FF 5 Contains various correspondence to and from the company from banks and other businesses dating from 1919 to 1930.