Finding Aid for the John Henry Ramboz Papers, 1931-1960

Processed by Manuscripts Division staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
© 1999
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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Finding Aid for the John Henry Ramboz Papers, 1931-1960

Collection number: 764

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, August 2002
© 1999 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: John Henry Ramboz Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1931-1960
Collection number: 764
Creator: Ramboz, John Henry, 1879-1960
Extent: 5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.) 1 pambind
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: John Henry Ramboz (1879-1960) served as the representative from San Marino to the Metropolitan Water District Board of Directors in 1933. He was the vice-chairman in 1948, and chairman in 1949. The collection consists of correspondence, reports, graphs, pamphlets, books, photographs, and related ephemera accumulated by Ramboz while representing San Marino on the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.
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.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Additional Physical Form Available

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  • Public Services Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Marie Ramboz, 1962.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], John Henry Ramboz Papers (Collection 764). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233644 

Biography

Ramboz was born in 1879 in Los Angeles, California; he entered the banking business in 1903 with Merchants National Trust and Savings Bank of Los Angeles, serving 15 years as vice president and cashier; in 1928 he established a business as financial and business counselor, also serving as president of the Ambassador Hotel Company and on various boards of directors; in 1933 he was appointed representative from San Marino to the Metropolitan Water District Board of Directors; he served as vice-chairman in 1948, and chairman in 1949; he died on November 18, 1960.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of correspondence, reports, graphs, pamphlets, books, photographs, and related ephemera accumulated by Ramboz while representing San Marino on the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. Subjects include the San Diego Water Authority and other water districts of Southern California.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Ramboz, John Henry, 1879-1960--Archives.
Businessmen--California, Southern--Archival resources.
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (Calif.).


Container List

 

Papers. ca. 1931-1960.

Creator/Collector: Ramboz, John Henry, 1879-1960.
Physical Description: 5 boxes, ca. 850 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, reports, graphs, books and related ephemera accumulated by Ramboz, while representing San Marino on the Board of Directors, of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California during the years 1933-1960.