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Inventory of the John S. Eastwood Papers, 1884-1979 (bulk 1903-1924)
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Box 1, item 1

Big Bear Valley Dam, San Bernardino County, Calif. 1910-1911; and Big Bear Valley Dam Highway. 1924.

Physical Description: 3 folders (39 pieces + 3 photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Includes final report, outline of specifications, draft of article that appeared in Western Engineering (Dec. 1913), notes, correspondence, plans for dam and plans for a bridge over the dam.
item 2

Woodward Reservoir Dam (Bear River Dam) proposed design : contract (South San Joaquin Irrigation District), specifications, notes, and computations. 1913.

Physical Description: 1 folder (11 pieces) Figured on by Eastwood, but not built by him.
item 3

Eastwood multiple-arch dam and concrete pipe : reports, maps, tables and photographs on design and construction. 1911-1922.

Physical Description: 2 folders (44 pieces + 48 photographs, 1918-1921)

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Murray Dam (Cuyamaca Water Co., replaced old La Mesa Dam); The Eagles Nest Dam (small triple-arch dam called Matilija or Butterfly Dam); San Dieguito Dam (San Dieguito Mutual Water Co.); Lake Hodges Dam (originally called Carroll Dam).
Box 2, item 4

Miscellaneous correspondence relating to various arch dam construction projects. 1907-1924.

Physical Description: 1 folder (16 pieces)
item 5

Project on Two States Irrigation and Power Co., located in Wyoming and Utah. 1913.

Physical Description: 1 folder (2 pieces)
item 6

San Elijo Dam, built for San Dieguito Mutual Water Co. : data, correspondence and blueprints on the design and construction. 1917- 1922.

Physical Description: 2 folders (19 pieces)
item 7

Malad River Dam, built for the Malad Reservoir Co., Malad, Idaho : reports, correspondence, maps, tables. 1915-1917.

Physical Description: 2 folders (20 pieces + 12 photographs)
Box 3, item 8

Yuba Dam, built for the Brandy City Mining Co., San Francisco, on the North Fork of the Yuba River, Calif. : notes, calculations, maps, plans, specifications. 1914.

Physical Description: 1 folder (10 pieces)
item 9

Anyox Dam, built by Granby Consolidated Mining, Smelting & Power Co., Ltd. on Falls Creek, British Columbia : reports, correspondence, calculations, maps. 1921-1923.

Physical Description: 1 folder (46 pieces + 11 photographs)
item 10

Sheep Rocks Dam, Pitt River Project, Shasta County : reports, correspondence, maps, plans, estimates, etc. 1919-1920.

Physical Description: 2 folders (25 pieces + 11 photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Report on the Pitt River Power Company, including design and estimate for the proposed power plant at Sheep Rocks, January 1919.
Box 4, item 11

Field notebooks for various water resources development projects. 1884-1920.

Physical Description: 7 notebooks

Scope and Content Note

Partial contents: Mill Ditch -- Fresno Railroad Company -- Chateau Ave. -- Yuba Dam, Kennedy Dam -- Copper King water supply, Dog Creek -- Shaver Dam site, Mono conduit line -- No. 4 Tunnel Line, Tamarack Meadows, Dinkey Creek -- Vermillion Valley, Mono Dam -- Argonaut Dam -- Big Bear Valley Dam -- Soquel and Big Creek diversions -- E.A. Williams Ditch and Pipeline -- San Joaquin Electric Company Pole Line -- Mono and Lily Lake -- South Fork Ditch, San Francisco P.L. -- Klikipudi site -- Centreville Ditch -- Liberty Canal -- Crane Valley surveys and notes -- Big Creek levels -- Hume Lake Dam.
Box 5, item 12

Hume Lake Dam, on Ten-Mile Creek near Fresno, Calif. : general specifications. 1907-1913.

Physical Description: 1 folder (7 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Specifications for a buttressed arched concrete dam for Ten-Mile, Hume-Bennett Lumber Company -- Discussion of the multiple arch dam.
item 13

Argonaut Debris Dam, built for Argonaut Mining Co. in Amador County, Calif. : reports, calculations, news clippings. 1915-1916.

Physical Description: 1 folder (33 pieces)
item 14

Kennedy Debris Dam extension, for the Kennedy Mining and Milling Co., Jackson, Amador County, Calif. : description and specifications. 1914- 1916.

Physical Description: 2 folders (31 pieces)
item 15

Carey Valley Dam, built by Atlas Development Co. on Fish Creek near Carey, Blaine County, Idaho : estimates, blueprints, specifications, correspondence, maps, calculations. 1916-1919.

Physical Description: 1 folder (15 pieces + 2 photographs)
item 16

Mountain Dell Dam, built by Salt Lake City Water Supply Co. on Parley's Canyon River, Utah : correspondence, reports, calculations. 1915- 1917.

Physical Description: 1 folder (27 pieces + 4 photographs)
item 17

Kaweah Dam, Calif., for Northern California Power Co. : correspondence, calculations, maps. 1903-1919.

Physical Description: 1 folder (19 pieces) Figured on by Eastwood, but not built by him.
Box 6, item 18

Big Meadows Dam, built for Great Western Power Co. on North Fork of the Feather River, Calif. : correspondence, calculations, estimates, reports, maps, blueprints. 1910-1913.

Physical Description: 7 folders (150 pieces + 59 photographs)
Box 7, item 19

White Salmon Dam, near Portland, Northwestern Electric Co.'s proposed dam on the White Salmon River, Or. : correspondence, calculations, maps. 1911-1912.

Physical Description: 1 folder (27 pieces) Figured on by Eastwood, but not built by him.
item 20

Mormon Flat Dam, proposed by Salt River Valley Water Users' Association for Salt River, Ariz. : correspondence, estimates, news clippings, maps. 1923.

Physical Description: 1 folder (18 pieces + 2 photographs)
item 21

Big Creek Dams, built by Pacific Light and Power Corp. for power development on Big Creek, Calif. : correspondence, calculations, reports, profiles. 1911- 1917.

Physical Description: 1 folder (39 pieces + 2 photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Raising the Big Creek dams, Pacific Light and Power Co. -- Estimate of cost of gravity dams of Cyclopean Concrete for the Big Creek power development, February 24, 1912.
item 22

Chowchilla Dam (proposed), south of Bailey Flats for irrigation of 20,000-acre tract 1.5 miles from Sharon, Calif. : correspondence, calculations, topographic maps. 1917-1918.

Physical Description: 1 folder (13 pieces + 1 photograph)
item 23

Los Verjels Dam, near Chico, built for Los Verjels Land and Water Co. on Dry Creek, Calif. (created Lake Mildred) : correspondence and calculations. 1913- 1915.

Physical Description: 1 folder (11 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Description and general specifications of the Los Verjels Dam for the Los Verjels Land & Water Company.
item 24

Smith Ferry Dam (proposed) for the Reedsport Co., on the Umpqua River, Or. : correspondence, calculations, maps. 1914.

Physical Description: 1 folder (10 pieces) Figured on by Eastwood, but not built by him.
item 25

Grizzly Creek Dam (proposed) for Grizzly Creek Ice Co., Reno, Nev. : reports, correspondence, calculations, maps. 1914.

Physical Description: 1 folder (13 pieces) Figured on by Eastwood, but not built by him.
item 26

Birch Creek Dam (proposed), near Dupayer, Mont. : reports, correspondence, maps. 1912.

Physical Description: 1 folder (4 pieces + 1 photograph) Figured on by Eastwood, but not built by him.
item 27

Proposed multiple arched steel-concrete dams for the Alfred Davis Reservoir, Turlock Irrigation District : reports and notes. 1913.

Physical Description: 1 folder (3 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Includes: General description of steel-concrete structures -- Specifications for the construction of the dams and levees of the Alfred Davis Reservoir.
item 28

Diamond Creek Dam (proposed) : report and calculations. 1923.

Physical Description: 1 folder (9 pieces) Figured on by Eastwood, but not built by him.
item 29

Balojaque Dam, Mexico : correspondence, drawings, topographic maps. 1922.

Physical Description: 1 folder (12 pieces) Designed by Eastwood, but built by Mexico.
item 30

Lost Creek Reservoir and Slate Creek Dam, South Feather Land and Water Co.'s plan of proposed dam and reservoir : correspondence and maps. 1914.

Physical Description: 1 folder (11 pieces) Figured on by Eastwood, but not built by him.
item 31

Lake Hodges Dam (formerly Carroll Dam), near Escondido, Calif., for San Dieguito Mutual Water Co. : specifications, correspondence, data, maps and graphs. 1916-1922.

Physical Description: 1 folder (16 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Detailed specifications for multiple arch dam at Carroll Reservoir for San Dieguito Mutual Water Company -- General specifications for storage and irrigation works near Escondido, California for San Dieguito Mutual Water Company. Also includes correspondence with Ed Fletcher, J. B. Lippincott, W. L. Huber, W. G. Henshaw, W. F. McClure, and Thomas Maddock.
Box 8, item 32

Baxter Creek Dam, Calif. : computation on proposed dam. 1917.

Physical Description: 1 folder (3 pieces) Figured on by Eastwood, but not built by him.
item 33

Lake Hemet Dam extension (proposed) : computation. 1917.

Physical Description: 1 folder (3 leaves, holograph)
item 34

Clearwater River Dam (proposed), Idaho : correspondence and computations. 1914-1917.

Physical Description: 1 folder (8 pieces) Figured on by Eastwood, but not built by him. Built five years after his death.
item 35

Barbaracomaria Reservoir. 1912.

Physical Description: 1 folder (5 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Statement of requirements for the determination of the desirability of the Barbaracomaria Irrigation Project -- Map of Barbaracomaria Reservoir and profile of dam site. Figured on by Eastwood, but not built by him.
item 36

Twin Lakes Reservoir (proposed dam), Big Cottonwood Canyon, Idaho : correspondence, figures, maps. 1915.

Physical Description: 1 folder (18 pieces) Figured on by Eastwood, but not built by him.
item 37

Bluewater Dam (proposed), by Toltec Irrigation District, Toltec, Mexico : correspondence, figures, report. 1923.

Physical Description: 1 folder (8 pieces)
item 38

Loon Lake Dam (proposed), Or. : correspondence, figures, maps. 1916.

Physical Description: 1 folder (15 pieces) Figured on by Eastwood, but not built by him.
item 39

Eldorado Dam (proposed), Calif. : map and figures. 1920.

Physical Description: 1 folder (20 pieces) Figured on by Eastwood, but not built by him.
item 40

Alpine Dam (proposed), Calif. : figures, graphs. 1916.

Physical Description: 1 folder (7 pieces)
item 41

Tujunga Dam (proposed, Calif. : correspondence, map, figures. 1916.

Physical Description: 1 folder (9 pieces) Figured on by Eastwood, but not built by him.
item 42

San Lorenzo Creek Dam (proposed), Calif. : specifications, correspondence, maps. 1916.

Physical Description: 1 folder (13 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Description and specifications of the San Lorenzo Creek Dam for the C. H. Widemann Canal and Water Company being of the Eastwood multiple-arched type of dam, January 15th, 1916 Specifications for rubble dam to be constructed for C. H. Widemann Water and Canal Company. Figured on by Eastwood, but not built by him.
item 43a

Proposed dam to R. W. Hawley. 1919.

Physical Description: 1 folder (7 pieces)
item 43b

Proposed dam at Lower Strawberry Canyon, South Fork of Stanislaus River, Calif. 1912.

Physical Description: 1 folder (4 pieces) Figured on by Eastwood, but not built by him.
item 43c

Stene Project, Williams River, western Arizona. 1922- 1924.

Physical Description: 1 folder (5 pieces)
item 43d

Asotin Creek Dam, Wash. 1917.

Physical Description: 1 folder (7 pieces)
item 43e

Gibralter Dam (proposed), Butte County, Calif. 1905.

Physical Description: 1 folder (2 pieces)
item 43f

Correspondence, maps, figures on proposed arch dams in California. 1913- 1917.

Physical Description: 1 folder (5 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Matilija Dam -- Warners Springs Dam -- Amador Dam -- Eagles Nest Dam, general specifications, Oct. 31, 1917.
item 44

Little Rock Creek Dam, Calif., for Palmdale Irrigation District and Littlerock Irrigation District : correspondence, computations, maps, reports. 1918- 1924.

Physical Description: 4 folders (123 pieces)
Box 9, item 45

Cave Creek Dam, Ariz., for Salt River Valley Water Users' Association : correspondence, calculations, news clippings, blueprints, maps. 1922- 1923.

Physical Description: 3 folders (75 pieces + 2 photographs)
item 46

Topa Topa Dam and Reservoir (proposed) : reports, correspondence, maps, tables. 1923-1924.

Physical Description: 2 folders (33 pieces)
item 47

Sespe Light and Power Company : hydroelectric power development on Sespe Creek and Piru Creek, Ventura and Los Angeles counties. 1918.

item 47a

Correspondence, estimates, reports, etc.

Physical Description: 2 folders (95 pieces)
Box 10, item 47b

Data, graphs, etc.

Physical Description: 2 folders (130 pieces)
item 47c

Photographs of Hammel, Brain, Piru, Eldorado, and Murray dam sites, Sespe Creek and Piru Creek, Calif.

Physical Description: 17 photographs
item 47d

Maps and general blueprints.

Physical Description: 1 folder (18 pieces)
item 47e

Brain Dam site, Sespe Creek, Calif.

Physical Description: 1 folder (12 pieces)
item 47f

Projects built for Sespe Light & Power Co. on Piru Creek, Calif. : Bent Dam site, Junction Dam site, Los Alamos Dam site, Spring Creek Dam site, Upper Piru Dam site.

Physical Description: 1 folder (11 pieces)
item 47g

Buren Dam site, Sespe Creek, Calif.

Physical Description: 1 folder (1 piece)
item 47h

Hammel Dam site, Sespe Creek, Calif.

Physical Description: 1 folder (12 pieces)
Box 11, item 47i

Kellerman Dam site, Sespe Creek, Calif.

Physical Description: 1 folder (3 pieces)
item 47j

Big Meadows Dam, Feather River, Calif. : computations.

Physical Description: 1 folder (4 pieces)
item 47k

Bradfield Dam site, Sespe Creek, Calif.

Physical Description: 1 folder (19 pieces)
item 47l

Buck Creek Dam site, Piru Creek, Calif.

Physical Description: 1 folder (1 piece)
item 48

San Joaquin River Diversion Dam, for the San Joaquin Light and Power Co., Fresno, Calif. : correspondence, maps, computations. 1909- 1922.

Physical Description: 1 folder (40 pieces) Figured on by Eastwood, but not built by him.
item 49

San Joaquin Light and Power Co.'s proposed Wishon Dam : computations and maps. 1919-1920.

Physical Description: 1 folder (11 pieces) Figured on by Eastwood, but not built by him.
item 50

San Joaquin Light and Power Co.'s Kings River power development : tables and maps for Dusy, Cliff, and Coolidge Reservoirs. 1919.

Physical Description: 1 folder (9 pieces) Figured on by Eastwood, but not built by him.
item 51

San Dieguito Dam, near Del Mar, Calif., built for San Dieguito Mutual Water Co. : blueprints, computations, correspondence, specifications, maps. 1916- 1918.

Physical Description: 2 folders (37 pieces)
Box 12, item 52

San Diego River development : correspondence, news clippings, maps, notes, blueprints. 1917-1923.

Physical Description: 1 folder (35 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Includes Eastwood's papers on each of four possible points for river development: Fletcher, Mission Gorge, Cajon, and El Capitan.
item 53

Barrett Dam site : computations for multiple-arch dam on Cottonwood Creek, San Diego County, Calif. 1916-1919.

Physical Description: 1 folder (6 pieces)
item 54

Murray Dam : specifications, contract, maps, correspondence with Cuyamaca Water Co. 1917.

Physical Description: 1 folder (30 pieces)
item 55

Sutherland Dam on Santa Ysabel Creek, proposed for Volcan Land and Water Co. : computations and maps. 1915-1917.

Physical Description: 1 folder (4 pieces) Figured on by Eastwood, but not built by him.
item 56

Pamo Reservoir : computations and maps for the Volcan Land and Water Co. 1917.

Physical Description: 1 folder (12 pieces) Not designed or built by Eastwood.
item 57

Warner Dam, near San Diego, Calif. : computations, correspondence, maps and report. 1912-1921.

Physical Description: 1 folder (36 pieces) Multiple-arch type dam built by Eastwood for Col. Ed Fletcher.
item 58

Lower Otay Dam (Savage Dam) and Sweetwater Dam, Calif. : computations, correspondence. 1916-1917.

Physical Description: 1 folder (19 pieces + 1 photograph) Not Eastwood type dams; both failed.
item 59

Proposed dam sites in San Diego County and other sites in California. 1916- 1918.

Physical Description: 1 folder (14 pieces + 3 photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Includes Warner Dam, Morena Dam, Gila Dam, Granby Dam, Madera Dam, and Pit No. 3 (photos).
Box 13, item 60

Exchequer Dam, near Merced, Calif. : specifications, drawings, maps. 1922-1923.

Physical Description: 1 folder (16 pieces) Figured on by Eastwood, but not built by him.
item 61

Specifications for the works of the Sunset Irrigation District, near Fresno, Calif. 1893.

Physical Description: 27 leaves
item 62

Welch, Marguerite Eastwood

 

Material relating to John S. Eastwood. 1969.

Physical Description: 1 v. (loose-leaf)
item 63

Whitney, Charles A.

 

John Eastwood : unsung genius of the drawing board. 1969.

Physical Description: p. 38-49

Scope and Content Note

In: Montana, the Magazine of Western History. Vol. 19, no. 3 (July 1969)
item 64

Eastwood's report Mammoth Power Company : engineers report to the Board of Directors of the Mammoth Power Company. 1901.

Physical Description: 24 leaves
item 65

Whitney, Charles A.

 

Dollars and genius built Southern California : the story of Henry Huntington and John Eastwood. 1972.

Physical Description: 1 v., bound (ca. 250 leaves)
item 66

Jackson, Donald C.

 

John S. Eastwood and the Mountain Dell Dam. 1979.

Physical Description: p. 33-48

Scope and Content Note

In: IA, the Journal for the Society for Industrial Archaeology. Vol. 5, no. 1, 1979.
item 67

Welch, Marguerite Eastwood

 

John S. Eastwood material at Water Resources Collections and Archives, University of California, Riverside. [1969?].

Physical Description: 9 leaves