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Inventory of the Joseph Barlow Lippincott Papers, 1882-1942
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Description
Correspondence, reports, documents, news clippings, and several descriptive photograph albums, pertaining to projects on dams, reservoirs, aqueducts, and other water supply works, groundwater and streamflow, in California, in particular for the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, and in Arizona and other Western States. Collection described in: Water Resources Reports and Papers in the J. B. Lippincott Collection, compiled by Gerald J. Giefer and Anelle McCarty Kloski (Water Resources Collections and Archives Series Report no. 21, 1970).
Background
Joseph Barlow Lippincott* was born in Scranton, Pa., on October 10, 1864, the son of Joshua Allen and Harriet (Phillips) Lippincott. He attended Dickinson College at Carlisle, Pa., from 1880 to 1882, when the family moved to Kansas where he entered the University of Kansas at Lawrence.* This biographical sketch is extracted from the "Memoir" on Lippincott prepared by Kenneth Q. Volk and Edgar Alan Rowe which appeared in the Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, volume 108, 1943 (pp. 1543-1550).
Extent
ca. 42 linear ft. (86 boxes) 1,137 online items ead
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Water Resources Collections and Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Water Resources Collections and Archives as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research.