James Thornton Chinnock papers, 1920-1928  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Chinnock, James Thornton, 1882-
James Thornton Chinnock papers
1920-1928 (inclusive)
3.0 linear feet, (2 containers. )
Collection Number
Ax 124
James Thornton Chinnock (1882 - ) was an attorney in Grants Pass, Oregon. The collection (1920-1928) contains case files relating to water rights cases in Josephine County, Oregon.
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
Eugene OR
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Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public.

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Additional Reference Guides

Paper finding aid with additional information is available in Special Collections & University Archives.

Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Case files in the collection regard the following: Beaver Portland Cement Company; California Oregon Power Company; Grants Pass Irrigation District; and Little Butte Creek and Tributaries.

The collection contains a two volume index to claimants.

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Restrictions on Use

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], James Thornton Chinnock papers, Ax 124, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

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Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Natural resources--Oregon
  • Personal Names :
  • Chinnock, James Thornton, 1882-
  • Geographical Names :
  • Josephine County (Or.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Case files