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2010-017-03 - Manuscript

The main focus fo this collection is the lumber trade and steam schooners on the Mendocino Coast. Interview notes and transcribed news articles are the sources of information in this collection. The interview information was acquired by Richard Tooker through conversations with former Caspar Lumber Company president C.J. Woods occuring between 1961 and 1964. This collection of interview notes relates various lumber industry details of various mills along the Mendocino Coast.

2010-017-04 - Manuscript

The main focus fo this collection is the lumber trade and steam schooners on the Mendocino Coast. Interview notes and transcribed news articles are the sources of information in this collection. This item contains miscellaneous research notes about the lumber and shipping industries along the Mendocino Coast and greater Northern California coast. The research was conducted at the Bancroft Library between 1961 and 1964. These notes are transcribed excerpts from various issues of the Mendocino Beacon, Fort Bragg Advocate-News, Mendocino West Coast Star, and San Franscisco Alta California newspapers. The issues of the newspapers are ranged from 1850 to 1937.

Image of 1973-000-005 - Map

1973-000-005 - Map

Map of the town of Cuffey's Cove in Mendocino County,California. This hand-drawn map on onionskin paper was probably taken from an original map that was created in 1876. A notation at the left bottom states that it was recorded April 11, 1876 in Book/Misc Records page 296. Surveyed by H. Savage. The map shows streets with names, width measurements and North-South and East- West degrees. Lots are shown and numbered with width measurements and location of certain residents. Notation at the top right sates: "Front and West Street on line of present County Road.

Image of 2016-001-003 - Ledger

2016-001-003 - Ledger

Coroner's's inquiry ledger created by C.M. Walker, Acting Coroner and Justice of the Peace for Mendocino County. The ledger is a transcript of inquiries, by jury, of the death of individuals, with description of the death and witness testimony of the accident/death. Many deaths were from logging accidents and drownings. Several were deaths of infants and some deaths were attributed to old age. Several pages have marriages recorded from 1907 - 1911. One page is a report of the autopsy of the body of Dan Grady dated January 2, 1915. Grady died under suspicious circumstances from a fractured skull. Inside cover has Oath of Jury and Oath of Witness written.

Image of Books - 2006-1-164

Books - 2006-1-164

Located 125 miles north of San Francisco on the Mendocino Coast, Point Arena is the smallest incorporated city in Northern California. It is a remote location with a surprisingly rich history. It was a major shipping point, a tourist destination, and a booming little economy, all before the turn of the twentieth century. It became a city in 1908. This book covers not only the histories of Point Arena's many interesting families but many of the stories that make history fun. Extensive use is made of the Point Arena Record newspaper (1888 - 1931) and many rare photographs.

Image of Books - 2006-1-339

Books - 2006-1-339

In 1989 and 1990, historical and archeological background studies were undertaken for the Greenwood Creek project, an unclassified unit of the State Park System, followed by field survey of virtually the entire unit. (47.2 acres) Human occupation along the Mendocino Coast extends back more then 11, 000 years and the Greenwood Creek Project is located within the historic territory of the Kauca Pomo. These people were removed from the area in the 1840's by the first settlers. Greenwood was founded as a company town about 1885 by the L.E. White Lumber Company. This project includes the original mill site which operated from 1880 until 1930. It was dismantled around 1937. The field survey has th

Image of Ships - 1973-333-1189-14

Ships - 1973-333-1189-14

Steamer ship Alcazar loading lumber in Cuffey's Cove, Greenwood. The Alcazar was a wooden steam schooner built in 1887 by Alex Hay of San Francisco. She was virtually a sister ship to the Alcatraz and was owned and operated by the Lorenzo E. White Lumber Company. She was 263 tons, single deck ,132 x 31 x 10 feet, 250 h.p. compound engine and had a load capacity of 300,000 board feet of lumber. The Alcazar was one of five lumber schooners that came regularly to Greenwood. These ships carried passengers both to and from San Francisco; lumber, ties, and tanbark on their outgoing trips, and freight and passengers incoming. The Alcazar wrecked June 10, 1907, without the loss of life, on Needle

Image of Ships - 1995-001-43

Ships - 1995-001-43

Steamer ship Alcazar loading lumber in Cuffey's Cove, Greenwood. The Alcazar was a wooden steam schooner built in 1887 by Alex Hay of San Francisco. She was virtually a sister ship to the Alcatraz and was owned and operated by the Lorenzo E. White Lumber Company. She was 263 tons, single deck ,132 x 31 x 10 feet, 250 h.p. compound engine and had a load capacity of 300,000 board feet of lumber. The Alcazar was one of five lumber schooners that came regularly to Greenwood. These ships carried passengers both to and from San Francisco; lumber, ties, and tanbark on their outgoing trips, and freight and passengers incoming. The Alcazar wrecked June 10, 1907, without the loss of life, on Needle

Image of Ships - 1995-001-44

Ships - 1995-001-44

Steamer ship Alcazar loading lumber at Point Arena The Alcazar was a wooden steam schooner built in 1887 by Alex Hay of San Francisco. She was virtually a sister ship to the Alcatraz and was owned and operated by the Lorenzo E. White Lumber Company. She was 263 tons, single deck ,132 x 31 x 10 feet, 250 h.p. compound engine and had a load capacity of 300,000 board feet of lumber. The Alcazar was one of five lumber schooners that came regularly to Greenwood. These ships carried passengers both to and from San Francisco; lumber, ties, and tanbark on their outgoing trips, and freight and passengers incoming. The Alcazar wrecked June 10, 1907, without the loss of life, on Needle Rock on the n

Image of Ships - 1995-001-72

Ships - 1995-001-72

Steamer ship Alcazar loading lumber in Cuffey's Cove, Greenwood. The Alcazar was a wooden steam schooner built in 1887 by Alex Hay of San Francisco. She was virtually a sister ship to the Alcatraz and was owned and operated by the Lorenzo E. White Lumber Company. She was 263 tons, single deck ,132 x 31 x 10 feet, 250 h.p. compound engine and had a load capacity of 300,000 board feet of lumber. The Alcazar was one of five lumber schooners that came regularly to Greenwood. These ships carried passengers both to and from San Francisco; lumber, ties, and tanbark on their outgoing trips, and freight and passengers incoming. The Alcazar wrecked June 10, 1907, without the loss of life, on Needle

Image of Houses - 1983-072-1147-2

Houses - 1983-072-1147-2

The Kenny House at Cuffey's Cove near Elk. The Kenny family poses on the front porch. James Kenny, a native of Ireland, came to the Mendocino Coast in 1853. He purchased acreage south of Mendocino in 1865 and built his house in 1882. Kenny established his property as a dairy and ranch. He was also the founder of the town of Cuffey's Cove which was adjacent to his ranch and a mile north of the town of Greenwood/Elk. In the 1928, the Kenny Ranch was sold to Pete Nonella, a well-known dairyman and general farmer from Navarro Ridge. The property then became know as the Nonella Ranch.

Image of Houses - 2007-03-1325-13

Houses - 2007-03-1325-13

Front view of the Kenny House at Cuffey's Cove near Elk. James Kenny, a native of Ireland, came to the Mendocino Coast in 1853. He purchased acreage south of Mendocino in 1865 and built his house in 1882. Kenny established his property as a dairy and ranch. He was also the founder of the town of Cuffey's Cove which was adjacent to his ranch and a mile north of the town of Greenwood/Elk. In the 1928, the Kenny Ranch was sold to Pete Novella, a well-known dairyman and general farmer from Navarro Ridge. The property then became know as the Novella Ranch.

Image of Houses - 2007-03-526

Houses - 2007-03-526

Side view of the Kenny House at Cuffey's Cove near Elk. James Kenny, a native of Ireland, came to the Mendocino Coast in 1853. He purchased acreage south of Mendocino in 1865 and built his house in 1882. Kenny established his property as a dairy and ranch. He was also the founder of the town of Cuffey's Cove which was adjacent to his ranch and a mile north of the town of Greenwood/Elk. In the 1928, the Kenny Ranch was sold to Pete Novella, a well-known dairyman and general farmer from Navarro Ridge. The property then became know as the Novella Ranch.

Image of Houses - 2007-03-527

Houses - 2007-03-527

Front view of the Kenny House at Cuffey's Cove near Elk. James Kenny, a native of Ireland, came to the Mendocino Coast in 1853. He purchased acreage south of Mendocino in 1865 and built his house in 1882. Kenny established his property as a dairy and ranch. He was also the founder of the town of Cuffey's Cove which was adjacent to his ranch and a mile north of the town of Greenwood/Elk. In the 1928, the Kenny Ranch was sold to Pete Novella, a well-known dairyman and general farmer from Navarro Ridge. The property then became know as the Novella Ranch.

Image of Houses - 2007-03-528

Houses - 2007-03-528

Four views of the Kenny House at Cuffey's Cove near Elk. James Kenny, a native of Ireland, came to the Mendocino Coast in 1853. He purchased acreage south of Mendocino in 1865 and built his house in 1882. Kenny established his property as a dairy and ranch. He was also the founder of the town of Cuffey's Cove which was adjacent to his ranch and a mile north of the town of Greenwood/Elk. In the 1928, the Kenny Ranch was sold to Pete Novella, a well-known dairyman and general farmer from Navarro Ridge. The property then became know as the Novella Ranch.