Mainly correspondence, business receipts, and bank statements dealing with Nielsen's various business enterprises during 1895-1915. Companies represented here include A.J. Knollin and Co. of Missouri; partnerships with E.J. Kearnes and B.R. Meek in sheep, land and livestock operations in Utah and Idaho; the Blue Creek Land and Livestock Company of Utah; the Riverdale Ranch near Preston, Idaho; and the Pacific Reclamation Company of Metropolis, Nevada.
Utah State University. Special Collections and Archives Manuscript Collection
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Collection materials are in English.
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008
Livestock dealer, land developer, and rancher in northern Utah and southern Idaho.
The Papers of Anthon James Nielsen consists of 4.6 linear feet of material concerning Nielsen's various business enterprises during the period 1895 - 1915. Originally from Draper, Utah, Anthon (Tone) Nielsen worked as a sheep dealer for the A. Knollin Company of Kansas City, Missouri in his youth. Later he formed business associations with E.J. Kearnes and B.R. Meek in sheep, land and livestock operations in Utah and Idaho. During his time, Nielsen was involved with the Blue Creek Land and Livestock Company of Utah, the Riverdale Ranch near Preston, Idaho, and the Pacific Reclamation Company of Metropolis, Nevada. Correspondence, business receipts and bank statements pertaining to these endeavors comprise the main body of the collection.
The papers were donated to Utah State University in June of 1977 by Mr. Nielsen's daughter, Mrs. Carl(Jennie) Nielsen Ernstrom of Logan, Utah. Mrs. Ernstrom also authored a brief biography of her father and mother, Elizabeth Steele Nielsen.
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Henry, McCammon, Malad, Mink Creek, Montpelier, Oakley, Oneida & Oxford Idaho Business Receipts.
Preston Business Receipts
Samaria, Soda Springs, Swan Lake, Thatcher, and Treasureton Business Receipts
New York Life Insurance Co.
Rocky Moutain Bell Telephone Co.
Salt Lake City Buslnesses Reciepts,
Business Receipts, Bear River City: Co-op, A. Nelson & Co., Bear River Dry Creek, Reservoir & Irrigation Company. Draper: Draper Mercantile & Manufacturing Company, Draper Excelsior Stock Farm. Farmington: Farmington Commercial & Manufacturing Company, South Jordan Milling Co. Gale: John C. Devine. Ibahpah: W. H. Thornton, General Merc. Plymouth: A. Goodliffe, General Merc. Snowville: Newey & Nelson, General Merc.
Freight Bills and Bills of Lading, Denver & Rio Grande Railroad, Oregon Short Line Railroad, Rio Grande Western Railroad, Southern Pacific, Union Pacific
Publications The National Sheepherders Bulletin. Bailey's Indo-System: a key to Health, Success & Happiness. Abstract of Record for 1908 Utah Supreme Court Case: Blue Creek Land & Livestock Co., VS Annie Anderson et al. Illustrated Brochure: Kansas City Stock Yards & Packing House Interests. Livestock Report. Metropolis Chronicle. The American Sheep-Breeder & Wool-Growers.