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Guide to the Niles Dam Collection
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SCM0344
    Title: Niles Dam collection
    Dates: 1887-2008
    Physical Description: 1 folder(s)
    Summary: This collection consists of the Niles Dam Historic American Engineering Report in three sections – the report, the figures, and the measured drawings. The HAER was prepared by Rand Herbert of JRP Historical Consulting Services; original documents included in the figures are from the San Francisco Public Works Commission Archives and the San Francisco Water Company Archives.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
    Stanford University Libraries.
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

    Administrative Information

    Information about Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Ownership & Copyright

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    Niles Dam Collection (SCM0344). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Niles Dam on Alameda Creek was built in 1887 by the Spring Valley Water Company, at the same site where Jose de Jesus Vallejo had build a dam for his grist mill in 1841. Water from the SVWC dam was diverted to the San Francisco water system. The dam was removed in 2006 as part of the Alameda Creek Restoration Project.

    Description of the Collection

    This collection consists of the Niles Dam Historic American Engineering Report in three sections – the report, the figures, and the measured drawings. The HAER was prepared by Rand Herbert of JRP Historical Consulting Services; original documents included in the figures are from the San Francisco Public Works Commission Archives and the San Francisco Water Company Archives.

    Access Terms

    Spring Valley Water Company (San Francisco, Calif.).
    Dams--California--Alameda County.