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Big Lake Land and Irrigation Company Records

Identifier: M1798

Scope and Contents

Collection contains articles of incorporation, board of directors minutes, correspondence.


  • 1908-1914


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The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

Irrigation company based in Colorado Springs, Colo. Purpose was to purchase or lease water and ditch rights, maintain pipe lines, flumes and ditches. Principal business occurred in Grand County, Colo. The first board consisted of J.D. Nifong, R.P. Bache, Ira Harris, Ira A. Miller and H.G. Crumpler. By 1912, Board members included: W. H. Leonard, Frank M. McMahon, H.K. Devereux, J.H. Devereux and James Dilts.


1 envelope

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source unknown.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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