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Homer Hamlin Correspondence, 1900-1919
GC 1218  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Homer Hamlin Correspondence, 1900-1919
    Dates: 1900-1919
    Collection Number: GC 1218
    Creator/Collector: Los Angeles (Calif.). Bureau of Engineering
    Extent: (Boxes: 2 ½ legal)
    Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    Abstract: Correspondence on the following topics: Laguna Dam, California - Arizona; Los Angeles Harbor; Los Angeles Municipal Railway; the decomposition of cement and concrete; the Paradise- Verde Irrigation District. Also correspondence and witness report forms about earthquakes occurring in Southern California in 1917. Also correspondence with the following organizations and bodies: Consolidation Committee of Los Angeles, Calif.; Los Angeles Harbor Commission; Municipal League of Los Angeles; Municipal Waterways Association.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Research is by appointment only

    Publication Rights

    Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder

    Preferred Citation

    Homer Hamlin Correspondence, 1900-1919. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    Biography/Administrative History

    Hamlin was the City Engineer of Los Angeles from 1906 - 1917.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Correspondence on the following topics: Laguna Dam, California - Arizona; Los Angeles Harbor; Los Angeles Municipal Railway; the decomposition of cement and concrete; the Paradise- Verde Irrigation District. Also correspondence and witness report forms about earthquakes occurring in Southern California in 1917. Also correspondence with the following organizations and bodies: Consolidation Committee of Los Angeles, Calif.; Los Angeles Harbor Commission; Municipal League of Los Angeles; Municipal Waterways Association. See also Report on the Disposal of the Surplus Waters of the Los Angeles Aqueduct, cataloged at TD224.C33 R4.

    Indexing Terms

    Earthquakes--California, Southern.