Inventory of the Harold Conkling Papers, 1919-1960 (bulk 1946-1957)

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University of California, Riverside
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© 1999
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Inventory of the Harold Conkling Papers, 1919-1960 (bulk 1946-1957)

Collection number: MS 90/1

Water Resources Collections and Archives



University of California, Riverside

Riverside, California

Contact Information:

  • Water Resources Collections and Archives
  • Orbach Science Library, Room 118
  • PO Box 5900
  • University of California, Riverside
  • Riverside, CA 92517-5900
  • Phone: (951) 827-2934
  • Fax: (951) 827-6378
  • Email: waterarc@ucr.edu
  • URL: http://library.ucr.edu/wrca
Processed by:
Water Resources Collections and Archives staff
Date Completed:
October 1996
Encoded by:
James Ryan
© 1999 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Harold Conkling Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1919-1960 (bulk 1946-1957)
Collection number: MS 90/1
Creator: Conkling, Harold, b. 1882
Extent: ca. 2 linear ft. (4 boxes)
Repository: Water Resources Collections and Archives
Riverside, CA 92517-5900
Shelf location: This collection is stored off-campus at NRLF. Please contact the Water Resources Collections and Archives staff for access to the materials.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

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.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Harold Conkling Papers, MS 90/1, Water Resources Collections and Archives, University of California, Riverside.

Access Points

California. Dept. of Water Resources
Irrigation -- California, Southern
Water resources development -- California, Southern
Water resources development -- West (U.S.)
Groundwater -- California, Southern
Flood control -- California, Southern

Biography

Deputy State Engineer of California, 1922-1945; consultant.

Scope and Content

Primarily published and unpublished reports, prepared by Conkling in his capacity as a consultant in Los Angeles, California, pertaining to water resources development in Southern California.

Box 1, Folder 1

Conkling, Harold. Memorandum on drainage of proposed El Monte Subway for Pacific Electric lines and freeway. 1948. 40 leaves, bound.

Folder 2

Conkling, Harold. Water supply San Jose Hills Water Company : report to Bankers Life Insurance Co., Nebraska. 1952. 31 leaves, bound.

Folder 3

Conkling, Harold. Elevation of water table in vicinity of Columbia Ranch, San Fernando Valley. 1957. 18 leaves, bound. "The writer was retained by Columbia Pictures Corporation to review a report by Henry B. Lynch titled 'The water table in San Fernando Valley, California.'"

Folder 4

Conkling, Harold. Report to West Basin Water Association : an imported water supply for West Basin, Los Angeles County, California. [Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.], 1946. 35 p., bound.

Folder 5

Conkling, Harold. Water supply, City of Sierra Madre. 1946. 81 leaves, bound.

Folder 6

San Bernardino County Flood Control District. Preliminary report on proposed North San Bernardino Flood Control Project. 1954. 11 leaves, bound.

Folder 8

Conkling, Harold. Report on Application no. 12857, Lake Gregory Water Company. 1949. 13 leaves, bound.

Folder 9

Conkling, Harold. San Antonio Creek : report to Board of Supervisors, San Bernardino County on water rights results of study of benefits from diversions and recommendations. 1953. 9 leaves, bound.

Folder 10

Conkling, Harold. Effect on local water supply of Warm and Twin Creek Improvement and Flood Control Project proposed by Corps of Engineers : letter report to San Bernardino Flood Control District. 1957. 11 leaves, bound.

Folder 11

Conkling, Harold. Memorandum on location of well for portion of Glenn Helen Ranch owned by County of San Bernardino. 1949. 6 leaves, bound.

Folder 12

Conkling, Harold, and E. F. Dibble. Future water supply, City of Ontario. 1957. ca. 200 leaves, bound. Includes well logs.

Folder 13

Conkling, Harold, and E.F. Dibble. Water supply, City of Ontario : preliminary summary report. 1957. 8 leaves, bound.

Folder 14

Conkling, Harold. A replenishment district for Chino Basin. 1960. 18 leaves, bound.

Folder 15

Conkling, Harold. San Antonio Creek : report to Board of Supervisors, San Bernardino County, on water rights; results of study of benefits from diversions and recommendations. 1953. 9 leaves, bound.

Box 2, Folder 16

Conkling, Harold. Report on water supply of Whispering Pines Water Co. : effect of diversion on springs in Banner Canyon on downstream water supplies. 1953. 19 leaves, bound.

Folder 17

Lindbery, John A., and Verne A. Baker. Appraisal report : proposed San Pasqual right of way, Lompoc, California. 1953. 48 leaves, bound.

Folder 18

Conkling, Harold. Johns-Manville Products Corporation : Report no. 2, water supply, Johns-Manville Plant, Lompoc, California. 1954. 18 leaves, bound.

Folder 19

Conkling, Harold. Johns-Manville Products Corporation : water supply, Johns-Manville Plant, Lompoc, California. 1953. 25 leaves, bound.

Folder 20

Conkling, Harold. Report to Thomas M. Parks on Rodeo-San Pasqual Flood Control Project, Lompoc Valley, California : proposed by U.S. Soil Conservation. 1953. 20 leaves, bound.

Folder 21

Conkling, Harold. Study of allocation of benefit with Vaquero Project constructed : report to Board of Directors, Santa Maria Valley Water Conservation District. 1955. 49 leaves, bound.

Folder 22

Conkling, Harold. Vett and Mitchell vs. Hunt and Davidge : memorandum : water rights - Santa Cota Creek. 1952. 13 leaves, bound.

Folder 23

Conkling, Harold. Proposed new districts in Santa Ynez River Valley : prepared for Santa Ynez River Water Conservation District. 1954. 10 leaves, bound.

Folder 24

Conkling, Harold. Report on water supply Santa Ynez Valley : prepared for Board of Directors, Santa Ynez River Water Conservation District. 1954. 38 leaves, bound.

Folder 25

Conkling, Harold. Water supply Newhall Ranch, Los Angeles and Ventura Counties, California : report to Newhall Land and Farming Company. 1948. 99 leaves, bound.

Folder 26

Louderback, George D., R. R. Proctor, and Harold Conkling. Report on Casitas Dam and Reservoir : letter report to Ventura County Flood Control District, to provide water for development of Ojai Valley and the city of Ventura. 1951. 26 leaves, bound.

Folder 27

Louderback, George D., R. R. Proctor, and Harold Conkling. Progress reports on geology at Casitas Dam site and hydrology of zone 1. 1949. 25 leaves, bound.

Folder 28

Conkling, Harold. Demand on Casitas Reservoir and safe yield. 1950. 53 leaves, bound.

Folder 29

Dron, John A. A report of lime deposits in Matilija Canyon, Ventura County, California. 1950. 8 leaves, bound.

Folder 31

Ventura County Flood Control District. Summary of operation of Matilija Reservoir, January 1, 1948 to December 31, 1958, inclusive. 1959. 24 leaves, bound.

Box 3, Folder 32

Conkling, Harold. Safe yield, Matilija Reservoir : report to Board of Supervisors, Ventura County Flood Control District. 1948. 65 leaves, bound.

Folder 33

Conkling, Harold. Progress of investigation of water supply of Zones 1, 2 and 3 in 1948 : report to Board of Supervisors, Ventura County Flood Control District. 1948. 10 leaves, bound.

Folder 34

Conkling, Harold. Testimony in connection with Casitas Reservoir, Ventura County Flood Control District No. 1. 1960. 39 leaves, bound.

Folder 36

Conkling, Harold. Water supply of Santa Clara Water Conservation District, Ventura County : report to Board of Directors, Santa Clara Water Conservation District. 1947. 140 leaves, bound.

Folder 37

Conkling, Harold. Hydrology of Zone 3 : report to Board of Supervisors, Ventura County Flood Control District. 1950. 36 leaves, bound.

Folder 38

Conkling, Harold. Las Posas Ranch water supply. 1950. 9 leaves, bound.

Folder 39

Conkling, Harold. Water supply, Fontana Union Water Co. 1946. ca. 200 leaves, bound.

Folder 40

Conkling, Harold. Lytle Creek Flood Control Project : damage to well field Lytle Creek Water & Improvement Co. 1954. 17 leaves, bound.

Folder 41

Conkling, Harold. Program of well measurement in Southern Chino Basin near Santa Ana River : prepared for San Bernardino County Flood Control District. 1958. 19 leaves, bound.

Folder 42

Conkling, Harold. Report to Santa Ana River Water Association : water supply and use, Santa Ana River system. [Los Angeles, 1947]. 47 p.

Folder 43

Conkling, Harold, and Donald M. Baker. Adequacy of present water supply of easterly portion of interior basin of Santa Ana : report to Santa Ana River Water Supply Committee, Inc. 1953. 90 leaves, bound.

Box 4, Folder 44

Conkling, Harold. Flood control and ground water replenishment, Bear Creek Area, San Joaquin County, California : report to District Engineer, Sacramento District, Corps of Engineers. Los Angeles, [1946]. 51 leaves, bound.

Folder 47

Conkling, Harold Analysis of water supply, proposed Central Arizona Project. 1949. 54 leaves, bound.

Folder 49

Conkling, Harold. Statement of Harold Conkling, Consulting Engineer, California State Colorado River Board before Senate Committee on Insular and Interior Affairs RE. S. 75 : [proposing salvaging local water to serve Pinal and Maricopa Units of the Central Arizona Project instead of using Colorado River water]. 1949. 26 leaves, bound.

Folder 50

Conkling, Harold, and Erdman Debler. Water supply for and possible development of irrigation and drainage projects on the Rio Grande River above El Paso, Texas. 1919. ca. 200 leaves, bound.

Folder 51

Conkling, Harold. Water supply, Chalfant Valley, Mono County : prepared for Los Angeles Dept. of Water and Power. 1954. 21 leaves, bound.

Folder 52

Conkling, Harold. Development of a supplemental water supply for Zone 2 : report to Board of Supervisors, Ventura County Flood Control District. 1949. 1 v., bound.

Folder 53

Conkling, Harold. Statutory control of ground water draft : presented at ASCE Convention, San Francisco. 1953. 15 leaves, bound.