Sutter Basin Company Records

Collection Number: D-491

Letters and telegrams from Chicago to Sacramento on all facets of the financing of the company, land sales data, crop data, and test gardens, artifacts, maps, blueprints, and ledgers.

156 linear feet


The Sutter Basin Company (SBC) was created for the purpose of developing 64,000 acres of agricultural lands along the Sacramento River in Sutter County. Through their efforts the levees on parts of the Sacramento River were eventually raised and the Sutter By-pass was constructed.

Inclusive Dates



California History

Additional Collection Information

Finding Aid on the Online Archive of California


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