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Guide to the DeWitt L. Lee Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: DeWitt L. Lee Collection
    Box Number: 1641-1649
    Creator: Lee, DeWitt L.
    Repository: California State Library
    Sacramento, California
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information



    Conditions of Use

    Please credit California State Library.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to California State Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing. Permission for publication is given on behalf of California State Library 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.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], DeWitt L. Lee Collection, California State Library.

    Access Points

    Lee, DeWitt L.
    New Deal, 1933-1939--California.
    United States. Work Projects Administration (Calif.)
    Road construction--California--Design and construction.
    Irrigation water--California.
    Flood control--California.


    Correspondence, clippings, reports, photographs, charts, maps, bulletins, forms, applications.


    DeWitt L. Lee was assistant director of operations for WPA projects throughout California's Central Valley.

    Material Transferred from the Collection


    • Calif. Dept. of Agriculture. Statewide Noxious Weed Control Project. (c*SB 612 C2 C15 1937)
    • Kings River Water Assoc. Amended Kings River Monthly Diversion Schedule. (c*TC 557 C2 K55 1949)
    • Meeting of the Kings River Water Storage District. (c*TC 557 C2 K56 1923)
    • Lee, Charles. Report on Storage Space Requirement of Tranquility Irrigation District... (c*TC 557 C3 P56 L44 1955)
    • Lawson, William R. Northern California's Three Years of Achievement Under WPA 1935-1938. (c*HV 86 C2 L38 1938)
    • Munson, S.M. Typical Project Photographs, Work Project Nos. 1398 and 1359. (c*TC 557 C3 M86 1937)
    • Official Telephone Directory, Sacramento 3-0641.
    • Oppenheim, L.H. Big Creek Watersheds. (c*TC 557 C2 O67 1936)
    • Standard Oil Co. of Calif. Standard Farm Guide. (c*S 677 S73 1943)


    • Scrapbook


    • Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt, Fresno Memorial Auditorium, March 15, 1938


    (duplicates and unidentified remain in collection)


    • Adell, L.R.
    • Aviation: Airports: Bakersfield
    • Aviation: Airports: Madera
    • Aviation: Airports: Visalia
    • Citizens: Group pictures
    • Forests and forestry: Kings County
    • Fresno County: Fresno: Aerial views
    • Fresno County: Fresno: Parks
    • Fresno County: Fresno: Streets
    • Fresno County: Reedley
    • Fresno County: Tranquility. 1937
    • Keaton, Morgan
    • Kings County: Hanford
    • Madera County: Madera: Buildings
    • Madera County: Madera: Hospitals
    • Mosses, Mrs. Charles
    • Roads: Pond and Wildwood Roads
    • Roads: Yosemite Road
    • Schools: Fresno County: Kingsburg
    • Schools: Fresno County: Laton
    • Schools: Fresno County: Reedley
    • Schools: Tulare County: Orosi
    • Tulare County: Exeter
    • Tulare County: Tulare: Buildings
    • Tulare County: Visalia: Buildings
    • Water: Aquaducts, canals, ditches, etc.
    • Water: Dams: Friant Dam

    Photo Album:

    • Numbers 197 & 198

    Textual File:

    Charts, diagrams, tables, etc.:

    • "Affiliated Canal of San Joaquin River below Friant, California, 1910 to 1951."
    • ["Canals in Fresno City, elevation drop graph."]
    • "Daily hydrographs of principal streams in San Diego County...1914-1915."
    • "Diagram showing fluctuations of water table in observation wells in Mission Valley, 1912-1915."
    • "Diagram showing fluctuations of water table in observation wells in San Luis Rey Valley, 1912-1915."
    • "Diagram showing fluctuations of water table in observation wells in San Pasqual and San Dieguito Valleys, 1912-1915."
    • "Diagram showing fluctuations of water table in observation wells in Tia Juana Valley, 1914-1915."
    • "James Irrigation District yield...April 1951."
    • "Longitudinal Profile of Mission Valley...1914-1915."
    • "Longitudinal Profile of San Diego River Valley, 1914-1915."
    • "Monterey Peninsula Division schematic chart of pumping plants and storage facilities, September 1956."
    • "Organizational chart WPA District no. 4..."
    • "Section from Tia Juana Valley to National City showing fluctuations of water table...1914-1915."
    • "Sections across Otay Valley...showing fluctuations of water table, season 1914-1915."
    • "Standard soil survey sheet...Jan. 2, 1940."
    • "Tranquility Irrigation District annual storage use of Pine Flat Reservoir...1904-1911."


    • "The County's Fire Stations"


    • California. General [ca. 1940]

      WPA District 4

      MAP c912 C15w 1940
    • California. Central [ca. 1930]

      Tentative map showing Pine Flat Project

      MAP c912 C15p 1930
    • California. Central. 1966

      East Bay Municipal Utilities District water production system

      MAP-S c912 C15 1966
    • California. Central. 1923

      General irrigation and reclamation map of the Kings River area, San Joaquin Valley, California.

      MAP c912 C15 1923
    • California. Pictorial. General [ca. 1950]

      Central Valley Project,

      MAP-S c912 C15 1950
    • California. Pictorial General [ca. 1940]

      California's great Central Valley Water Project showing location of principal units

      MAP c912 C15 1940
    • California. Fresno County. 1956

      Map of the city of Clovis, Fresno County, California

      MAP c912 F88 1956
    • California. Kern County. [ca. 1940]

      General plan, Kern River Park, Kern County, California

      MAP c912 K39 1940
    • California. Kern County. 1939

      Map of Kern County

      MAP c912 K391 1939
    • California. Kings County. 1958

      Sketch showing test hole locations Lemoore Naval Air Station for Charles Lee Co.

      MAP c912 K55 1958
    • California. Kings County. 1940

      Map of Kings County

      MAP-S c912 K55 1940
    • California. Madera County. [1938]

      Thomas Bros. map of Madera County

      MAP c912 M33 1938
    • California. Madera County. 1934

      Topographical map of Madera City airport and golf course

      MAP c912 M18 1934
    • California. Mono County. [ca. 1950]

      Rand McNally map of Mono County.

      MAP c912 M75 1950
    • California. Monterey County. 1959

      California Water and Telephone Company, Monterey Peninsula Divsion area ... Sept. 1959

      MAP-S c912 M77 1959
    • California. Monterey County [1950]

      Seaside street map gateway to the Monterey Peninsula

      MAP c912 M77 1950
    • California. San Diego County. 1919.

      Map of western part of San Diego County, California showing precipitation and drainage areas above gaging stations

      MAP c912 S1945w 1919
    • California. San Diego County. 1919.

      Map of the San Diego area showing topography and location of wells

      MAP c912 S1945s 1919
    • California. San Diego County. 1919.

      Map of San Luis Reay and Santa Margarita Valleys showing principal water-bearing formations and observation wells

      MAP c912 S1945r 1919
    • California. San Diego County. 1919.

      Map of the San Diego quadrangle showing marine terraces and marine soundings

      MAP c912 S1945e 1919
    • California. San Diego County. 1919.

      Map of El Cajon Valley and vicinity showing principal water-bearing formations, observation wells and tested pumping plants

      MAP c912 S1945c 1919
    • California. San Diego County. 1919.

      Preliminary geological map of the San Diego County

      MAP c912 S1945 1919
    • California. San Mateo County. [1950]

      Section 1, page 10 election precinct map, San Carlos Precincts 1 to 41 including portion of Belmont outside precinct summit 1 and 2 precincts

      MAP c912 S196 1950a
    • California. San Mateo County. [1950]

      Section 2 page 10 election precinct map, San Carlos Precincts 1 to 41 including portion of Belmont outside precinct summit 1 and 2 precincts.

      MAP C912 S196e 1950