Guide to the Topons Canal Company documents,

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Topons Canal Company (Bancroft, Idaho)
Title: Topons Canal Company documents
Dates: 1902-1928 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 1 box (.5 linear ft. )
Collection Number: USU_COLL MSS 108
Summary: Documents from the Topons Canal Company concerning incorporation, court cases, and loans.
Repository: Utah State University, Merrill-Cazier Library, Special Collections and Archives Division
Contact Information: Special Collections and Archives
Merrill-Cazier Library
Utah State University
Logan, UT
Telephone: 435-797-2663
Fax: 435-797-2880
Languages: Collection materials are in English. 
Sponsor: Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Historical Note

The Topons Canal Company is a Co-operative Irrigation Company incorporated under the laws of the state of Idaho in 1907. The company is headquartered in Bancroft, Idaho and receives its waters from Toponce Creek. A stream that rises in the Portneuf range and flows into the Portneuf River.

Content Description

This collection of documents pertains primarily to the company's transactions with the Utah Mortgage and Loan Company of Logan, Utah. Documents within are certificates of incorporation, court documents and loan documents.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  Restrictions

Open to public research.

Restrictions on Use :  Copyright

It is the responsibility of the user to obtain permission to publish from the owner of the copyright (the institution, the creator of the record, the author or his/her transferees, heirs, legates, or literary executors). The user agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Utah State University Libraries, its officers, employees, and agents from and against all claims made by any person asserting that he or she is an owner of copyright.

Permission to publish material from the Topons Canal Company documents must be obtained from the Special Collections Manuscript Curator and/or the Special Collections Department Head.

Preferred Citation :  

Topons Canal Company documents, 1902-1928. (COLL MSS 108). Utah State University. Special Collections and Archives Department.

Administrative Information

Arrangement :

Arranged by type of material.

Acquisition Information :  


Detailed Description of the Collection

1 1 Certificates of Incorporation
1 2 Court case with the Union Elevator Company and the McCammon Ditch Company
1 3 Topons Canal Company loan documents with the Utah Mortgage and Loan Company


    • Personal Names :
    • Kelly, E. F.
    • Nipper, T. J.
    • Robison, R. H.
    • Swendsen, W. G.
    • Whitworth, John T.
    • Whitworth, Michael.
    • Corporate Names :
    • Topons Canal Company (Bancroft, Idaho)
    • Utah Mortgage and Loan Company (Logan, Utah)
    • Utah State University. Libraries. Special Collections and Archives.  ( contributor)
    • Subject Terms :
    • Irrigation canals and flumes--Idaho.
    • Geographical Names :
    • Bancroft (Idaho)--History.
    • Bannock County (Idaho)--History.

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