Finding Aid for the Cory family papers, 1896-1932

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Cory family papers,
Date (inclusive): 1896-1932
Collection number: 665
Creator: Corey family
Extent: 13 boxes (6.5 linear ft.)
Abstract: Harry Thomas Cory (1870- ) was an assistant engineer at A. & M. Railway in 1888, before undertaking numerous engineering projects including one with the Southern Pacific Railroad, where he was personally in charge of diverting the Colorado River from running to the Salton Sea (1906-07). Clarence Linus Cory (1872-1937) was a professor of electrical engineering at Highland Park College in Des Moines, Iowa and a professor of electrical engineering at the University of California at Berkeley. The collection contains about 130 transcript engineering reports, including ground water, surface water (hydrolic), electrical, and mining investigations, primarily for cities, counties, and corporations in California.
Language: Finding aid is written in English
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Administrative Information

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Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of the Cory family.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Cory Family Papers (Collection 665). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

Processing History:

Collection was Esther Vécsey, 23 February 1967 and then revised by Saundra Taylor, April 1970.

Biography

Harry Thomas Cory was born on May 27, 1870 in Lafayette, Indiana; BME (1887), BCE (1889), Purdue University; MCE (1893), MME (1896), Cornell University; Dr. Engineering, Purdue University, 1929; became assistant engineer at A.& M. Railway in 1888, after which he undertook numerous engineering projects including one with the Southern Pacific Railroad, where he was personally in charge of diverting the Colorado River from running to the Salton Sea (1906-07); also worked on projects for the Egyptian and Sudanese governments and in French and Spanish Morocco, before becoming a consulting engineer in Los Angeles; publications include Irrigation and river control in the Colorado River Delta (1913) and The Imperial Valley and the Salton Sink (1915); Clarence Linus Cory was born in Lafayette on September 4, 1872; BME, Purdue University, 1889; ME, Cornell University, 1891; ED, Purdue University, 1914; professor of electrical engineering, Highland Park College, Des Moines, Iowa, 1891-92; professor of electrical engineering in 1892, and dean of the College of Mechanics in 1901, University of California at Berkeley; he died on August 2, 1937.

Scope and Content

Collection contains about 130 transcript engineering reports, including ground water, surface water (hydrolic), electrical, and mining investigations, primarily for cities, counties, and corporations in California. Also contains vol.2 of the Cory family genealogy, biographical and bibliographical materials on Clarence L. Cory, and 6 photograph albums compiled by Harry Thomas Cory.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in the following series:
  1. Reports (Boxes 1-4).
  2. Genealogy, letters and ephemera (Boxes 5-6).
  3. Photographs and glass slides (Boxes 3 and 5-7).
  4. Receipts (Box 8).
  5. Yearbooks (Box 9).
  6. Card indexes (Boxes 10-13).

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Corey family--Archives.
Cory, H.T. (Harry Thomas), b. 1870--Archives.
Cory, Clarence Linus, 1872-1937--Archives.
Engineers--California--Archival resources.

Genres and Forms of Material

Photograph albums.

  • The Cory photographs of the Colorado River project of the California Development Company. Separately catalogued as part of the Photograph Album Collection (call no.94/1, 2 boxes). Request at Department of Special Collections, UCLA.

Container List

 

Series 1: Reports.

 

Subseries 1a: Numbered Series.

Physical Description: (In blue paper covers - Typescript copies).
Box 1

91. What grade and area for supply flume utilizes the most power for least cost.

Physical Description: (8pp.)
Box 1

92. Contract Independent Electric Light and Power Company with Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company for generators, dynamos, etc.

Physical Description: (23pp.)
Box 1

95. Contract between Butte Creek Electric Power Company and Colusa Electric Light Company.

Physical Description: (6pp. Holograph corrections).
Box 1

96. Truckee River.

 

Specifications for two steel water pipes for the Truckee River General Electric Company.

Physical Description: (3pp.)
 

Instructions to bidders.

Physical Description: (7pp.)
 

Specifications for the construction of a flume for A. Gleishacker & Company on the Truckee River.

Physical Description: (3pp.)
 

Specifications for crib work, head gates, scour gate, ditch and dam.

Physical Description: (2pp.)
 

Specifications for crib work, head of flume, scour gate and spillway, at station “Q” of flume.

Physical Description: (2pp.)
 

Specifications for wooden stave pipe.

Physical Description: (5pp.)
 

Specification for a brick power house building for A. Fleishacker & Company.

Physical Description: (4pp.)
 

Letter to Truckee General Electric Company, from A.M. Hunt.

Physical Description: (3pp.)
 

Specifications for construction of pole line for the Truckee River General Electric Company.

Physical Description: (8pp.)
 

Data concerning use of fuel oil at Kiehei, Maui; San Francisco, California. July 24, 1901.

Physical Description: (6pp.)
 

Power sites.

Physical Description: (3pp.)
Box 1

97. Specifications of electric light wiring, Floriston Pulp and Paper Company, Floriston, California. March 16, 1900.

Physical Description: (10pp.)
Box 1

98. Electric supply mains. ca. 1900.

Physical Description: (4pp.)
Box 1

101. General statement and outline specifications of power transmission, electric lighting, electric railway plants & pipe line construction proposed at & near Bakersfield, Kern County, California, U.S.A. by the Power Development Company of San Francisco, California.

Physical Description: (31pp.)
Box 1

105. Two letters.

 

Letter to California Electrical Works, from R. Thomas & Sons. November 23, 1896.

Physical Description: (3pp.)
 

Letter to J.E. Way, from G.E. Emmons. December 21, 1898.

Physical Description: (2pp.)
Box 1

110. Engineers report upon the Marysville & Nevada Power and Water Company's project for supplying electric power and water for irrigation.

Physical Description: (16pp.)
Box 1

111. Cost of tunnel work. De La Mar Tunnel, Idaho.

Physical Description: (9pp.)

Note

( Mining Press, February 1900., pp.149, 150).
Box 1

113. Letter to Wawona Hotel Company, Mariposa Company, California.

Physical Description: (3pp.)
Box 1

115. Report of the examination of proposed hydraulic power development and electric transmission plant for Charles M. Clark, Globe, Arizona.

Physical Description: (19pp.)
Box 1

116. Letter to Board of Fire Underwrites of the Pacific.

Physical Description: (12pp.)
Box 1

117. Electric improvement company on sale of current to Alum Rock Road.

Physical Description: (26pp.)
Box 1

118. Advisory report on the Watsonville Electric Light Company's station. February 19, 1901.

Physical Description: (13pp.)
Box 1

120. Physical data concerning Jerome Power Company's proposition and recommendations in connection therewith.

Physical Description: (12pp.)
Box 1

121. Report on a power proposition on the south fork of the American River, under locations by W.A. Bell.

Physical Description: (14pp.)
Box 1

122. Report concerning the possibility of merging the Redding Water Company and the Redding Electric Light and Power Company.

Physical Description: (18pp.)
Box 1

123. Report on the proposed electric power development and transmission system of Fossil Creek, Arizona. February 1902.

Physical Description: (18pp.)
Box 1

123 [sic]. #1 record of a test made of the power plant at the Vistor Mills, Hollister, California. November 21, 1901.

Physical Description: (5pp.)
Box 1

124. #1 record of a test made of the power plant at the Salinas Mills, Salinas, California. November 20, 1901.

Physical Description: (5pp.)
Box 1

125. Oroville Gas, Electric Light and Power Company.

Physical Description: (4pp.)
Box 1

126. Letter to Mr. Andrea Sharboro, 518 Montgomery St., San Francisco, California.

Physical Description: (6pp.)
Box 1

127. Test of power plant of the Union Mill, Stockton, California. December 11, 1901.

Physical Description: (7pp.)
Box 1

128-129. Report on the proposed electric power development and transmission system of Fossil Creek, Arizona. February 1902.

Physical Description: [2 copies].
Box 1

131. Letter to Mr. M.H. Noble, President, Keswick Electric Power Company, San Francisco, California.

Physical Description: (15pp.)
Box 1

133. Oroville Gas, Electric Light and Power Company.

Physical Description: (5pp.)
Box 1

135. Report on development of power from Lake Coquitlam on behalf of the Vancouver Power Company, Limited.

Physical Description: (23pp.)
Box 1

136. Letter to the Pelton Water Wheel Company, 125 Main St., San Francisco, California.

Physical Description: (6pp.)
Box 1

137. Letter to J.B. Reinstein, Esq., Chino Land and Water Company, 217 Sansome St., San Francisco, California.

Physical Description: (3pp.)
Box 1

138. Letter to Mr. H.N. Noble, President, Northern California Power Company, San Francisco, California.

Physical Description: (14pp.)
Box 1

139. Report on proposed installation of electric plant near Raymond.

Physical Description: (4pp.)
Box 1

140. Letter to Mr. L. Schwabacher. January 11, 1902.

Box 1

141a. Specifications for Water Wheels, Yosemite Electric Plant.

Physical Description: (4pp.)
Box 1

141b. Specifications for Electric Power Station. Yosemite Electric Plant.

Physical Description: (5pp.)
Box 1

141c. Specifications for generators and exciters for the Yosemite Electric Plant.

Physical Description: (4pp.)
Box 1

141d. Specifications for electric light wiring for buildings, etc., in the Yosemite Valley.

Physical Description: (6pp.)
Box 1

142. Specifications for electrical machinery and apparatus for the Northern California Power Company, San Francisco. June 23, 1902.

Physical Description: (7pp.)
Box 1

143. Tuolumne County Water and Electric Company, c/o J.B. Pownall, Seceretary, Columbia, California. July 1, 1902.

Physical Description: (16pp.)
Box 1

144. Vancouver Power Company, Limited. Tenders are requested for Electrical Machinery and Apparatus.

Physical Description: (18pp.)
Box 1

145. Tenders for Water Wheels and Connections are requested for the Vancouver Power Company, Limited. July 15, 1902.

Physical Description: (15pp.)
Box 1

146. Specifications for turbines for the Goldhill Quartz Mining Company, Goldhill, Oregon.

Physical Description: (5pp.)
Box 1

147. Specifications for electrical machinery and apparatus for the Gold Hill Quartz Mining Company, Gold Hill, Oregon.

Physical Description: (7pp.)
Box 1

148. Specifications for construction of a dam, head gates and pipe lines and excavation of a tail race for the Gold Hill Quartz Mining Company, Goldhill, Oregon.

Physical Description: (6pp.)
Box 1

149. Specifications for electric power station for the Gold Hill Quartz Mining Company, Gold Hill, Oregon.

Physical Description: (6pp.)
Box 2

151. Specifications for electrical machinery and apparatus for the Oroville Gas, Electric Light and Power Company, Oroville, California.

Physical Description: (3pp.)
Box 2

152. Specifications for impulse water wheels for the Oroville Gas, Electric light and Power Company, Oroville, California. July 19, 1902.

Physical Description: (3pp.)
Box 2

153. Specifications for construction of a timber crib, rockfilled, dam and head gates for the Cliverdale Electric Light and Power Company on Sulphur Creek, Sonoma County, California.

Physical Description: (3pp.)
Box 2

154. Specifications for construction of a concrete dam, head gates, Bridge and tunnel for the Cloverdale Electric Light and Power Company, on Sulphur Creek, Sonoma County, California.

Physical Description: (5pp.)
Box 2

155. Letter to Clarence M. Smith, Esq., President, Oroville Gas, Electric Light and Power Company, San Francisco, California. July 26, 1902.

Physical Description: (9pp.)
Box 2

156. Specifications for construction of a wooden flume for the Cloverdale Electric Light and Power Company.

Physical Description: (3pp.)
Box 2

157. Specifications for a line of steel water pipe for the Cloverdale Electric Light and Power Company.

Physical Description: (3pp.)
Box 2

158. Specifications for electrical machinery and apparatus for the Cloverdale Light and Power Company.

Physical Description: (5pp.)
Box 2

159. Specifications for a Water wheel for the Cloverdale Light and Power Company.

Physical Description: (3pp.)
Box 2

240. Report for City of Alameda upon proposals for steam and electric machinery for electric plant. December 12, 1904.

Physical Description: (9pp.)
Box 2

241. Estimate of cost of electric power development for Nevada Power Company, Denver, Colorado.

Physical Description: (3pp.)
Box 2

242. Specifications for a brick sub-station building to be erected at Reno, Nevada, for the Washoe Power and Development Company.

Physical Description: (4pp.)
Box 2

243. Specifications of work and materials to be furnished for the Electric wiring for the residence of Judge. M.C. Sloss.

Physical Description: (8pp.)
Box 2

245. Report upon Dean Ballot Machine for Thomas H. Williams, Esq., San Francisco, California.

Physical Description: (7pp.)
Box 2

250. Report on Oroville Water System for E.H. Rollins and Sons, San Francisco, California.

Physical Description: (19pp.)
Box 2

251. Petaluma and Santa Rosa Railroad Crossings. January 27, 1905.

Physical Description: (6pp.)
Box 2

252. Decision in arbitration matter between Western Engineering And Construction Company and Central Gold Dredging Company. July 12, 1905.

Physical Description: (12pp.)
Box 2

253. Specifications for generators, transformers and electrical apparatus.

Physical Description: (7pp.)
Box 2

255. Specifications for generators, transformers and electrical apparatus.

Physical Description: (8pp.)
Box 2

256. Specifications for water wheels and governors.

Physical Description: (10pp.)
Box 2

256a. Specifications for Line of iron riveted hydraulic pipe.

Physical Description: (6pp.)
Box 2

257. Specifications for Earth fill dam.

Physical Description: (7pp.)
Box 2

259. Specifications for earth fill dam for Oro Water Light and Power Company.

Physical Description: (4pp.)
Box 2

260. Report: Lewiston--Clarkston Company, Utilization of waters of Asotin Creek. September 1, 1903.

Physical Description: (11pp.)
Box 2

261. Specifications for water wheels for Camas Mill, for Crown-Columbia Pulp and Paper Company. September 12, 1905.

Physical Description: (5pp.)
Box 2

262. Report upon test of 240 K.W. National Generator. September 13, 1905.

Physical Description: (5pp.)
Box 2

263. Report upon Insulating material, to Mr. R.J. Davis, Rialto Building, San Francisco, California. September 14, 1905.

Physical Description: (4pp.)
Box 2

264. Report upon power development on the Consumnes River, to Messrs. Brownell and Mayhew, Nevada Block, San Francisco, California. September 15, 1905.

Physical Description: (7pp.)
Box 2

265. Agreement between A.M. Erickson and the Marin County Water Company, for the construction of a reservoir.

Physical Description: (12pp.)
Box 2

267. Amended specifications governing the installation and operation of moters at the Oneida Mines, Amador County, California.

Physical Description: (3pp.)
Box 2

268. Report on proposed hydro-electric transmission plant and Chilliwack-Westminster Electric Railway with Preliminary estimates of cost.

Physical Description: (7pp.)
Box 2

269. Report on proposed hydraulic development and electric installation for city of Vernon, B.C.

Physical Description: (6pp.)
Box 2

271. Analysis of bids of the electrical apparatus for the Ocean Shore Railway Company. October 23, 1905.

Physical Description: (7pp.)
Box 2

272. Specifications of work and material to be furnished for the electric wiring of the residence of E.S. Pillsbury, Esq.

Physical Description: (7pp.)
Box 2

273. Specifications for switchboards.

Physical Description: (6pp.)
Box 2

274. Report on insulating material.

Physical Description: (4pp.)
Box 2

275. Specifications for steel riveted hydraulic pipe for Oro Water, Light and Power Company.

Physical Description: (4pp.)
Box 2

276. Specifications for hand traveling bridge crane for Oro Water, Light, and Power Company.

Physical Description: (2pp.)
Box 2

280. Report on Dunsmuir Water System.

Physical Description: (6pp.)
Box 2

281. Report for the Pueblo and Suburban Traction and Lighting Company on proposed additional power development. November 1905.

Physical Description: (22pp.)
Box 2

282. Specifications for Work and materials for conduit system and electric wiring of the Clara Barton Hospital, San Francisco, California.

Physical Description: (12pp.)
Box 2

283. Specifications for work and materials to be furnished for the electric wiring of the nurses' home of the Clara Barton Hospital, San Francisco, California.

Physical Description: (7pp.)
Box 2

289. Specifications of work and material required in constructing and erecting Machine Shop and Pattern Loft for the Pelton Water Wheel Company, San Francisco, California.

Physical Description: (20pp.)
Box 2

291. Specifications for steel receiver, pipe connection and water wheel connections.

Physical Description: (4pp.)
Box 2

292. Specifications for concrete power station for Oro Water, Light and Power Company. February 20, 1906,.

Physical Description: (5pp.)
Box 2

293. Report for City of Stockton and estimates of cost of steam power electric lighting plant. March 9, 1906.

Physical Description: (10pp. [also office copy, brown folder]).
Box 2

294. Snow Mountain Water and Power Company, Ukiah, California, Agreement. 1906.

Physical Description: (5pp.)
Box 3

207a. Report on Water Supply for Sunset, Midway and McKittrick Oilfields of California from the Cuyama Watershed. November 8, 1910.

Scope and Content Note

Revisions of March 30, 1911, and February 23, 1912.
Box 3

261. Report on Crater Lake Project, San Francisco mountain, Flagstaff, Arizona. May 23, 1917.

Box 3

262. Promotion statment of Arizona Water project. June 11, 1917.

Box 3

265. Report on the Arizutah water-land-cattle project. October 12, 1917.

Note

Note on cover, “Busted see 267.”
Box 3

267. Report on the Arizutah-water-land-cattle project. October 12, 1917.

Box 3

268. Report on Large cattle project in southern states. December 12, 1917.

Box 3

269. Coconino water development and stock company, Flagstaff, Arizona. December 24, 1917.

Box 3

277. Population studies of Greater Los Angeles and Greater San Francisco. September 26, 1921.

Box 3

278. Report on the road, water and sewer systemsof the Palos Verdes Rancho, Los Angeles County, California. November 30, 1921.

Physical Description: [4 copies].
Box 3

279. Report on the state university situation in California. October 27, 1921.

Physical Description: [3 copies].
Box 3

280. Report on Comparative real estate values. January 4, 1922.

Box 3

281. Report of Engineering board of review to Board of Water Commissioners, Denver, Colorado. August, 1922.

Box 3

300. Las Marismas del Guadalete [The Tidal lakes of Guadalete] [tentative title] n.d.

Box 3

301. Estimate of the Financial Requirements by Years of the Guadalquinir Marismas Project. March 22, 1926.

Box 3

304. Informe sobre Riegos en el valle inferior del Muluya [Marruecos]; Rapport sur les arrosages dans la Vallée Inférieure du Mulaya (Maroc) [Report on Irrigation in the lower Muluya Valley (Morocco)]. August, 1926.

Physical Description: (Copies in Spanish and French).
Box 3

305. Report on the Marismasof the Guadalete River in Spain. September 1, 1926.

Box 3

306. Memorandum concerning the Heyos Concession. November 19, 1926.

Box 3

307. In the Court of Claims of the United States: Southern Pacific Company, a corporation vs.United States of America. no.E-352. Testimony of Mr. Harry Thomas Corey. May 9, 1927- .

Box 3

308. Notes on Irrigation in Spain. Prepared for the Bureau of Reclamation. September 30, 1927.

Box 3

309. Report of Commission to investigate the causes leadin[sic] to the failure of the St. Francis Dam near Saugus, California. March 24, 1928.

Scope and Content Note

Report includes 28 photographs of the dam at various states of construction and the surrounding area.
Box 4

310. Report on the Redondo Pier (by Cory, et. al.). April 23, 1928.

Box 4

311. Report on Permanite specifications. July 7, 1928.

Box 4

312. Report on release prices on 748 acre tract north of Santa Monica. July 11, 1928.

Box 4

317. Report on improvement costs of the town of Granada, Los Angeles County. July 30, 1929.

Box 4

318. Plans and specifications for grading athletic field of the R.U.H.S. October, 1929.

Box 4

319. Report on a municipal water softening plant for Santa Monica, California. October 1, 1929.

Box 4

320. Reports on the San Gabriel dam site. November 18, 1929.

Note

(Additional folder dated October 14, 1929).
Box 4

321. Notes upon a report on the reclamation of Lake Hulen by C. Henriques. February 17, 1930.

Box 4

321[sic]. Report on possible contracts at the Free Port and Zone of Barcelona, Spain. June 14, 1930.

Box 4

322. Report on a desalting organization to promote the Gahagan System of plowed canals. June 1, 1931.

Box 4

327. Report on Rice Cultivation in the Imperial Valley, California. January 29, 1932.

 

Subseries 1b: Unnumbered.

Physical Description: (Typescript copies).
Box 4

Operating Instructions: East Bay Division. Series A, Pacific Gas and Electric Company. April 17, 1924.

Box 4

Operating Instructions: East Bay Division. Series B, Pacific Gas and Electric Company. April 23, 1924.

Box 4

Pacific Gas and Electric Company Summary of Purchases, Lead covered cable. Years Inclusive (22, 75 & 91 Order numbers). 1906-1923.

Box 4

Application no.9768: Report on Principles and Methods Underlying Previous Exhibit on Depreciated Cost of the Electric Properties in San Francisco and San Mateo Counties of Pacific Gas and Electric Company (P.G. & E. Co.). February 11, 1924.

Box 4

Application 9767: Before the R.R. Commission of the State of California. Testimony of Gaskell S. Jacobs on interest during construction applicable to the estimated reproduction cost of the San Francisco properties of the G.W.P. Company of California. June 14, 1926.

Box 4

Application 9767: Before the R.R. Commission of the State of California. Great Western Power Company (G. W. P. Co.) of California, Exhibit No. 7. Tables and Charts to accompany testimony of Gaskell S. Jacobs on interest during construction applicable to the estimated reproduction cost of the San Francisco properties of the G.W.P. Co. of California. June 14, 1926.

Box 4

Report of Reproduction Cost New of the Electric Properties in San Francisco of the of P.G. & E. Co. Application No. 9768 by the Engineering Department, Railroad Commission of the State of California.

Box 4

San Francisco Condemnation Case. Marin Severance. (Pacific Gas & Electric Company). January 25, 1924.

Box 4

San Francisco Condemnation. Peninsula Severance (Pacific Gas & Electric Company). June 1925.

Box 4

Outline of Severance damage (Pacific Gas & Electric Company).

Box 4

General Electric Company: Transmission Line calculator.

 

Series 2: Genealogy, letters and ephemera.

Box 5

Booklet containing rules and requirements of the National Board of Fire Underwriters for the installation of electric wiring and apparatus.

Note

Note on cover, “C.L. Copy.”
Box 5

Condensed accession book: the official record of each vol. added to H.T. Cory's library. March 1, 1901- .

Box 5

Booklet: “H.T. Cory: Private notes - `03.”.

Box 5

Genealogy of the Cory family by H.T. Cory, vol.2. 1907.

Box 5

C.L. Cory, Union Trust Building, San Francisco: pamphlet of reprinted materials relating to C.L. Cory's consulting work for the city of Pasadena and his subsequent investigation by the University of California where he was a professor in the engineering department.

Box 5

“Curing concrete without water or dirt by the Hunt process” [pamphlet]; report in folder with other material concerning Hunt process.

Box 5

Published writings of C.L. Cory, chronologically arranged [bibliography].

Physical Description: 4pp. (3 copies).
Box 5

C.L. Cory: Biographical and bibliographical material for the University of California.

Box 5

1 envelope with many scrip certificates for the United cigar stores.

Box 5

Letter to Mr. W.G. Vincent, Jr., vice president, Pacific Gas and Electric Company; from: William J. Hagenah, First national bank building, Chicago. June 25, 1925.

Physical Description: (16pp.)

Scope and Content Note

reMethod for determining value of San Francisco properties of Pacific Gas and Electric.
Box 5

Letter and report to Mr. D.L. Huntington, President, Washington Water power Company, Spokane, Washington. October 19, 1911.

Scope and Content Note

reAppraisal of public utility properties; appraisal of water storage in Lake Coeur d'Alene; approximate valuation of the raw water power per switchboard horse at Post Falls, Little Falls, and the proposed Howard Street Station in Spokane.
Box 5

Five prints of Station A, P.G. and E. Company General arrangement plan. March 27, 1925.

Physical Description: [3 blueprints and 2 blue on white prints].
Box 5

Large number of letters and some telegrams concerning applications for employment in the Cory firm.

Box 5

Ephemera: Miscellaneous advertisements, brochures.

Box 6

Miscellaneous correspondence to and from C.L. Cory. 1914-1915.

Box 6

Letter file of O.C.(?) Harshman. October 1914.

Scope and Content Note

reLos Angeles Gas And Electric Company, Evaluations, etc.
 

Series 3: Photographs and glass slides.

Box 3

309. Report of Commission to investigate the causes leadin[sic] to the failure of the St. Francis Dam near Saugus, California. March 24, 1928.

Scope and Content Note

Report includes 28 photographs of the dam at various states of construction and the surrounding area.
Box 5

Photograph album. Mainly unidentified.

Scope and Content Note

Many personal, and some of Mexico.
Box 6

Project: Egypt - images.

Physical Description: 3 boxes of 3.25 x 4in. glass slides. 18 items.
Box 6

Graphs and charts comparing statistics between Los Angeles and San Francisco from 1870-1920 - images.

Physical Description: 1 box of 3.25 x 4 in. glass slides. 10 items.
Box 7

Photograph album no.1. Personal photos.

Scope and Content Note

Including trip to Europe 1898.
Box 7

Photograph album no.2. Personal photos, of trips. 1898-99.

Box 7

Photograph album no.3. Los Angeles to Columbia. 1899.

Box 7

Photograph album no.6. Personal photographs.

Scope and Content Note

Also, Mexico, Los Angeles, Jinks, Mare Island, and Macatawa.
Box 7

Photograph album no.7. Personal photographs, uncaptioned.

Scope and Content Note

Also, New Carlisle, Ohio; Los Angeles; Mexico; Yosemite, etc.
 

Series 4: Receipts.

Box 8

Cory, Clarence L. “Old Receipts,” Berkeley & San Francisco. early 1900s.

Physical Description: (Arranged alphabetically in folders).
 

Series 5: Yearbooks.

Box 9

The Debris (Yearbook for Purdue University). 1891 and 1893.

 

Series 6: Card Index.

Box 9

A - D.

Box 10

G - Lu.

Box 11

N - Su.

Box 12

W - Z.

Scope and Content Note

Also, card index of drawings, A - Z.
 

Card Index of Reports.

Box 13

A - Z.

 

Tracings.

Physical Description: [Boxes 4 and 13???].
Box 4

[No further description available].

Scope and Content Note

  • 1. Cory, Clarence L.
  • 2. Cory, Harry Thomas.
  • 3. Agriculture--California--Imperial Valley.
  • 4. Arizutah Water-Land-Cattle Project 1917..
  • 5. California. University.
  • 5a. California. University. UCLA.
  • 6. Crater Lake Project, Flagstaff, Arizona.
  • 7. Dams.
  • 8. Electric Power.
  • 9. Engineering.
  • 10. Irrigation--Spain.
  • 11. Los Angeles Gas and Electric Company 1914..
  • 12. Los Angeles Population Studies 1921..
  • 13. Mining Engineering--Southwest.
  • 15. Los Angeles. Statistics, Vital.
  • 16. San Francisco. Statistics, Vital.
  • Rancho Los Palos Verdes, Los Angeles County, California. x Palos Verdes Rancho, California.
  • 17. Real Estate. see: Real Property.
  • 18. Real Property--Valuation--Southern California.
  • 19. St. Francis Dam--Failure.
  • 20. San Francisco-Population.
  • 21. San Francisco Power, Gas, and Electric Company.
  • 23. Southern Pacific company, defendant.
  • 24. Spain--Irrigation. see: Irrigation--Spain.
  • 25. Water-Power.
  • 26. Yosemite Electric Plant.
Box 4

14. Pacific Gas and Electric Company.