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Inventory of the Walter L. Huber Papers, bulk 1910-1950
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Alameda County

Box Box 1, item 1

Huber, Walter L.

 

Castro Valley County Water District. 1931.

Physical Description: 11 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

A report to Edward Rainey, Superintendent of Banks, San Francisco, on valuation of the District for a loan for the purpose of installing a water distribution system.
 

Alpine County

Box Box 1, item 10

Huber, Walter L.

 

File on permit of R. H. Dynan to appropriate unappropriated water from spring tributary to Lake Alpine, (Silver Valley Reservoir), Alpine County. 1937-1951.

Physical Description: 1 folder (83 pieces)
 

Butte County

Box Box 1, item 20

Huber, Walter L.

 

District engineer's report on application of Oro Electric Corporation for a final water power permit for lands within the Plumas National Forest. 1912.

Physical Description: 1 v., bound

Scope and Content Note

Application to use water from Miocene Ditch (West Branch, North Fork of Feather River) to Kunkle Reservoir for the Lime Saddle Power House in Butte County, 16 miles north of Oroville. Report includes description of proposed works, water rights, stream flow and power.
item 21

Huber, Walter L.

 

Report on engineering investigation of Paradise Irrigation District. 1916.

Physical Description: 35 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Includes climate, irrigation works, water supply, and water rights. Also includes photographs of construction of Magalia Dam (between Little Butte Creek and West Branch of Feather River), 1917.
item 22

Huber, Walter L.

 

Comparison : monthly run-off of Feather River at Oroville, precipitation, July 1 to March 31, inclusive, Quincy, North Bloomfield and Yosemite. 1918.

Physical Description: 1 v., bound

Scope and Content Note

Report to Sanborn & Roehl, San Francisco, on the precipitation, snowfall and runoff for the North Fork of Feather River Watershed, of the Great Western Power Company and the Spaulding Watershed, of the Pacific Gas & Electric Company.
item 23

Huber, Walter L.

 

South Feather Land & Water Company, Oroville : application to the California State Water Commission to appropriate waters from the South Fork of the Feather River. 1918-1919.

Physical Description: 1 folder (47 pieces + 5 photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, data (Forbestown Ditch gage readings, 1913-1917) and maps from Kluegel-Grunsky report, and Huber's photographs of the Company's flumes and ditches.
item 24

Huber, Walter L.

 

Hydrographic report upon Middle Feather Project. 1921.

Physical Description: 10 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

A review of hydrographic conditions affecting a proposed hydroelectric project upon the Middle Fork of Feather River, in Butte County, California, at Gold Lake and in Grizzly Valley.
Report includes topography, hydrology, storage with data on discharge and storage for the period 1912-1920.
item 24a

Huber, Walter L.

 

File of correspondence, notes, map, etc., relating to Hydrographic report upon Middle Feather Project. 1921.

Physical Description: 1 folder (9 pieces)
item 25

Huber, Walter L.

 

Photographs of proposed Oroville Dam Site, Feather River Canyon, March 20, 1930. 1930.

Physical Description: 3 photographs : b&w

Scope and Content Note

Photo. no.: 8156-8158.
 

Calaveras County

Box Box 1, item 30

Fowler, Frederick Hall

 

A report on the project of the Mokelumne River Power Company, El Dorado & Stanislaus Forests. 1911.

Physical Description: 13 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Describes the project to build a storage reservoir on Mokelumne River, conduit, and power house above Tiger Creek. Includes data on Mokelumne River discharges below Bear River, 1908-1910.
item 31

Mathias, J. L.

 

District engineer's report on application of Sierra Blue Lakes Water & Power Company for a reservoir easement in the El Dorado and Stanislaus National Forests. 1913.

Physical Description: 14 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Location: Reservoir on North Fork of Mokelumne River (between Bear Creek and Camanche Creek) with dam site 23 miles east of Jackson, Calaveras County -to irrigate lands in San Joaquin County east of Lodi. Report describes project, water rights, stream flow, power and irrigation.
item 32

Herrmann, Frederick Charles, and L. F. Leurey

 

Report on Colorado Power Company Project, Mokelumne River. 1928.

Physical Description: 1 v., bound

Scope and Content Note

Proposed to develop riparian power project for hydroelectric power with the natural flow of the river, located in Amador and Calaveras Counties.
item 33

Leurey, Louis F.

 

Report on Colorado Power Company Project, Mokelumne River and electrical requirements, Lodi and Rural district. 1929.

Physical Description: 1 v., bound

Scope and Content Note

A report on the electrical requirements of the City of Lodi and the proposed Lodi Rural Power District; wholesale delivered cost of energy from the Project and estimate costs of retailing energy.
item 34

Eckart, Nelson A., F. C. Herrmann, and Walter L. Huber

 

Mokelumne River power development for the City of Lodi, California. 1933.

Physical Description: 1 v., bound

Scope and Content Note

Report presented to the Council of the City of Lodi on the economic feasibility of the construction and operation of a hydroelectric plant on the Mokelumne River above Lancha Plana; describes stream flow, power, and cost of project.
item 34a

Huber, Walter L.

 

Photographs of City of Lodi's Mokelumne Project site. 1923-1935.

Physical Description: 22 photographs : b&w

Scope and Content Note

Photo no.: 0337-0347; 8590-8594.
item 35

Huber, Walter L.

 

Photographs of Goodwin Dam and Table Mountain Dam site. 1921-1931.

Physical Description: 6 photographs : b&w
item 36

Huber, Walter L.

 

Correspondence on Ramsey Reservoir Site : adjudication by the State Water Commission of water rights on the Stanislaus River and within its watershed. 1917-1919.

Physical Description: 1 folder (16 pieces)
 

Contra Costa County

Box Box 1, item 40

Huber, Walter L.

 

Orinda County Water District. 1934.

Physical Description: 1 v., bound

Scope and Content Note

Report to Edward Rainey, Superintendent of Banks, on valuation of the District for bond issue for the construction of a water distribution system.
item 41

Huber, Walter L.

 

Photographs of Lafayette Dam and Lancha Plana Dam, California. 1928-1929.

Physical Description: 18 photographs : b&w

Scope and Content Note

Photo no.: 7836-7845; 7927-2930.
 

Del Norte County

Box Box 1, item 50

Huber, Walter L.

 

District engineer's report on application for preliminary permit. 1911.

Physical Description: 5 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Report on the application for a preliminary water power permit for Smith River Electric Company on South Fork of Smith River; includes estimates on stream flow and power.
 

El Dorado County

Box Box 1, item 60

Huber, Walter L.

 

District engineer's report on the application of the Truckee River General Electric Company for a final water power permit covering certain rights of way in the El Dorado National Forest. 1912.

Physical Description: 1 v., bound

Scope and Content Note

Location: Rubicon River Watershed (tributary to American River), El Dorado County. Project: To transmit power to Oakland-5 storage reservoirs (Rock Bound, Buck Island, Loon Lake, Gerle and Pilot Creek Reservoirs), conduits, and power houses. Report describes project, water rights, stream flow and power.
item 61

Huber, Walter L.

 

El Dorado Irrigation District : correspondence, data and diagrams relating to review of a report by S. J. Norris, September 22, 1926, on the feasibility of water resources development in the District. 1927.

Physical Description: 1 folder (15 pieces)
item 62

Huber, Walter L.

 

Webber Creek Dam. 1924-1945.

Physical Description: 1 folder (34 pieces + 10 photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Partial Contents: Report on the feasibility of increasing the storage of the Webber Creek Dam of the El Dorado Irrigation District by increasing its height / Rudolph W. Van Norden --El Dorado Irrigation District, report on riparian rights, lower Cosumnes River / S. J. Norris. Correspondence, data and photographs relating to 1927-1928 studies on review of design for possible raising of the Dam.
 

Fresno County

Box Box 2, item 70

Addison, Thomas

 

Report on the Kings River Electric Power Project. [1904].

Physical Description: 14 leaves

Scope and Content Note

Location: Kings River between Trimmer and North Fork. Project proposed to use the waters of the North Fork and the main Kings River in Fresno County, California, to generate electricity for sale in San Francisco, Oakland and Los Angeles and intermediate points.
item 71

Cory, C. L.

 

Report on the Kings River Electric Power Project. 1907.

Physical Description: 18 leaves

Scope and Content Note

Engineering and financial investigation of proposed electric power plants on North Fork of the Kings River in Fresno County -proposed rock-fill dam 1,310 ft. long, 132 ft. high to provide reservoir in Dusy Meadows.
item 72

Huber, Walter L.

 

Flow and runoff of North Fork of Kings River at Cliff Camp. 1916.

Physical Description: 1 folder (8 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence and chart from Huber to Frank G. Baum.
item 73

Huber, Walter L.

 

District engineer's report on application for final water power permit. 1911.

Physical Description: 12 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Report on application of the Sierra Park Power Company for final water power permit. Includes a brief description of the power project (located between Italian Bar and Horse Shoe Bend, San Joaquin River, Sierra National Forest) and 2 hydrographs of the river, 1910 and 1911.
item 74

Stream measurements of Big Creek and Pitman Creek. 1910-1912.

 

1 folder (6 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Location: Pitman flows into Big Creek, which flows into San Joaquin River above Italian Bar.
item 75

Huber, Walter L.

 

District engineer's report on use of the right of way of the Fresno Flume & Irrigation Company. 1912.

Physical Description: 8 leaves, bound : photographs

Scope and Content Note

For irrigation purposes and fluming timber, Shaver to Clovis. Report describes Company's system and use of flume.
item 76

Huber, Walter L.

 

Fresno Flume and Lumber Company : data and correspondence, 1915-1918, on Stevenson Creek weir and flumes. 1915.

Physical Description: 1 folder (29 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Includes records of gage heights and discharge at Shaver for Stevenson Creek weir and the Company's upper and lower flumes.
item 77

Huber, Walter L.

 

District engineer's report on application of Nares and Teilman for a right of way for a reservoir partly in the Sierra and Sequoia National Forests. 1913.

Physical Description: 1 v., bound : photographs

Scope and Content Note

Project for proposed Pine Flat Reservoir (part of the irrigation system in the Kings River Basin) to store water, thence to be conducted across eastern side of the San Joaquin Valley and pumped by electric power to a high enough point on West side to be delivered by regular system of canals for irrigation purposes. Report includes hydrography, irrigation, power.
item 78

Huber, Walter L.

 

Engineering report : Fresno Irrigation District. 1921.

Physical Description: 41 leaves, bound : photographs

Scope and Content Note

A report made to the California State Engineer on an investigation "made with special reference to the District's proposal to acquire the system now owned and operated by Fresno Canal and Land Corporation and to enlarge and extend this systems to meet its needs." -Ltr. of transmittal.
Location: around the City of Fresno. Includes topography, climate, crops, soils, water supply (canal from Kings River), duty of water, drainage, water rights, irrigation works, tables of runoff available to canals in the system (1896-1920), daily diversions of various canals (1918-1919).
item 79

Huber, Walter L.

 

Engineering report : Consolidated Irrigation District. 1921-1922.

Physical Description: 2 v., bound + 1 folder (39 pieces + 2 photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Report, specifications, correspondence, photographs, etc. to California State Engineer regarding proposed bond issue to acquire the system of Consolidated Canal Company.
Location: below Fresno, mostly in Fresno County, with small areas in Tulare and Kings Counties. Includes topography, climate, crops, soils, water supply (from Consolidated Canal, Lone Tree Canal, and groundwater), duty of water, irrigation works, drainage, and water rights.
item 80

Huber, Walter L.

 

Hume Lake Dam, Sequoia National Forest : report on leakage and repair. 1940.

Physical Description: 1 folder (30 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Reports and mounted photographs of the dam before and after drainage showing poor construction joints. Hume Lake Dam is located on Ten Mile Creek in Sequoia National Forest, Fresno County; a multiple arch dam.
 

Glenn County

Box Box 2, item 90

Huber, Walter L.

 

Photographs of East Park Reservoir and Stony Gorge Dam, Orland Project : inspection trip by J. B. Lippincott, George D. Louderback, J. D. Galloway, Edward Hyatt, and W. L. Huber, May 18, 1930.

Physical Description: 16 photographs : b&w
 

Imperial County

Box Box 2, item 95

Huber, Walter L.

 

Photographs of All-American Canal. 1936-1940.

Physical Description: 20 photographs : b&w

Scope and Content Note

Photo no.: 0664-0666; 13234-13250
 

Inyo County

Box Box 3, item 100

Huber, Walter L.

 

File of correspondence and data relating to Rock Creek Lake applications for permits through Inyo National Forest for Frank A. Campbell and Roy N. Hill, Bishop, Calif. 1914-1925.

Physical Description: 3 folders (183 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Location: Rock Creek Lake, northwest corner of Inyo County, Inyo National Forest. Rock Creek flows into Owens River in Inyo County.

The application was first made to the U.S. Forest Service in May 1914, and held up by the opposition of the City of Los Angeles until 1918. At this time (possibly influenced by need for agricultural development caused by World War I -see correspondence), a permit was granted, for irrigation purposes only, which "must be surrendered if Los Angeles' need for reservoir site arose."

See Water Resources Reports by Walter Leroy Huber: An Annotated Listing for a detailed list of the contents of this file.
item 101

Huber, Walter L.

 

Correspondence relating to F. A. Campbell and Roy N. Hill, application to U.S. Forest Service for reservoir permit on Horton Creek, Inyo National Forest. 1915-1917.

Physical Description: 1 folder (42 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Location: Northwestern Inyo County. The creek flows through Round Valley and is tributary to Owens River.
item 102

Huber, Walter L.

 

District engineer's report on application for preliminary permit. 1911.

Physical Description: 4 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Report on application for permit on the project of J. E. Jones consists of a pipe line and power house on Horton Creek.
Location: Northwestern Inyo County, Inyo National Forest. This report briefly discusses the project, stream flow and power.
item 103

Huber, Walter L.

 

Correspondence relating to the application of F. A. Campbell for a special use permit for five reservoir sites on Pine Creek within the Inyo National Forest. 1912-1919.

Physical Description: 1 folder (119 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Location: Northwestern Inyo County. Pine Creek Project: for irrigation of Round Valley.
item 104

Huber, Walter L.

 

General memorandum on plants of Nevada California Power Company. 1912.

Physical Description: 13 leaves, bound : maps

Scope and Content Note

Location: Northwestern Inyo County. Report on the use of Hillside Water Company's storage reservoir for power purposes. Includes description of stream flow, power, and data on Bishop Creek, 1903-1909.
item 105

Huber, Walter L.

 

Engineer's report on the application of the Hillside Water Company for right of way for enlargement of reservoir on the South Fork of Bishop Creek in T. 9 S., R. 31 E., M.D.B.M., Inyo National Forest. 1910.

Physical Description: 19 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Location: Northwestern Inyo County. Reservoir known locally as South Lake. Report describes the area, dam, Company, water use, runoff, power.
item 106

Huber, Walter L.

 

Engineer's report on the application of T. H. Minor for right of way for conduit on Cottonwood Creek in the Inyo National Forest. 1911.

Physical Description: 7 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Location: Northwestern Inyo County. Report includes description of the project, use and power.
item 107

Mathias, J. L.

 

District engineer's report on application of Black Rock Development Company for a preliminary water power permit. 1912.

Physical Description: 8 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Location: Northwestern Inyo County, north of Independence. Report describes the project, stream flow and power and includes hydrographs of Goodale Creek, 1907-1910.
item 108

Huber, Walter L.

 

Application for rights of way for power projects in Inyo National Forest. 1911-1912.

Physical Description: 1 folder (17 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Memoranda on Frank Tharp project on Bishop Creek and the Silver Lake Power & Irrigation Company projects along canyon of Owens River below Long Valley, "Report on the water resources of the Inyo National Forest," by W. L. Huber (?), which includes a general discussion of the topography, drainage, rainfall, groundwater, and use of water resources.
item 109

Huber, Walter L.

 

Photographs of the Inyo County area. 1918-1939.

Scope and Content Note

ca. 190 photographs : b&w
Includes: Hillside Dam, Sabrina Dam, Sabrina Lake, intake plants of the Nevada-California Power Company, Bishop Creek, Owens River, Adams Power Plant (Southern Sierras Power Company), Owens River Gorge, earthquake damage in Adams Plant area, Tinemaha Dam.
 

Kern County

Box Box 3, item 120

Huber, Walter L.

 

Kern River, California : miscellaneous materials. 1911-1920.

Physical Description: 1 folder (19 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Includes: F. C. Finkle report to Southern California Edison Company on flow of Kern River with discharge measurements, 1902-4, and analysis, 1911; Southern California Edison Company to U.S. Forest Service, San Francisco, 1912, re data on power site on Kern River; Kern River data, 1912; Report to M. J. Brandenstein on water supply of property of F. P. Black and A. H. McKenzie (Sect. 16, T.26 S., R.23 E., M.D.M. in Kern County), February 24, 1920.
item 121

United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Sacramento District

 

Record of the meeting of the Board of Consultants for Isabella Dam, Kern River, California held 17-20 November 1947 and 12-15 April 1948. [1947-1948].

Physical Description: 3 v., bound
Box Box 4, item 122

Consultants' meeting : Isabella Project, Kern River, California, 17-20 November 1947 and 12-15 April 1948. 1947-1948.

Physical Description: 12 leaves, bound 2 v., bound

Scope and Content Note

Design data, detailed quantity, cost estimates and drawings of the Isabella Project.
 

Los Angeles County

Box Box 4, item 130

Mathias, J. L.

 

District engineer's report on application of Little Rock Power & Water Company for a final water power permit. 1912.

Physical Description: 12 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Proposed project located on Little Rock Creek, Angeles National Forest, Los Angeles County. Report includes description of drainage basin and proposed works, water rights, stream flow and power capacity.
item 131

Huber, Walter L.

 

Correspondence relating to United Light and Power Company, Los Angeles, application for right to appropriate water from San Gabriel River and tributaries, Angeles National Forest. 1917-1918.

Physical Description: 1 folder (53 pieces)
item 132

Huber, Walter L.

 

Report to the Irrigation District Bond Commission on engineering investigation of Los Angeles County Irrigation District No. 3. 1915.

Physical Description: 35 leaves, bound : photographs, maps

Scope and Content Note

Location: San Fernando Valley. The District was organized under the "Shenk Act" to construct a distribution system to use Los Angeles Aqueduct water for irrigation. Includes topography, climate, soils, crops, irrigation, water supply, water rights, and value of land and water.
item 133

Huber, Walter L.

 

Correspondence relating to organization of Los Angeles County Irrigation District No. 3. 1915-1916.

Physical Description: 1 folder (25 pieces)
item 134

Prospectus for the San Fernando Valley Irrigation District. 1914.

 

17 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Brief history of Los Angeles County, its growth, irrigation and water problems, etc.
item 135

Huber, Walter L.

 

San Gabriel Dam, Los Angeles County : design and safety. 1932-1937.

Physical Description: 3 folders (194 pieces + 51 photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Memoranda, correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings and photographs on the design, construction and safety of the dam.
Includes: Memoranda and reports of boards of consulting engineers and others (G. A. Elliott, F. C. Herrmann, George W. Hawley, Gerald McKinlay, Charles D. Marx, Chester Marliave, W. H. Holmes) on design, geology, materials, construction --File of clippings and brochures, 1933-1935 (includes also San Gabriel Dam no. 2 failure) --Photographs by Huber and others of San Gabriel Dams nos. 1 and 2, 1933-1939.
Box Box 5, item 136

Huber, Walter L.

 

Morris Dam (Pine Canyon Dam), Pasadena, California : file of correspondence, as consultant for State of California on foundation conditions. 1931-1935.

Physical Description: 1 folder (48 pieces + 50 photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Copy of Huber's discussion of Verne L. Peugh's "Construction of Morris Dam," given at American Society of Civil Engineers Los Angeles meeting, July 4, 1935 --Photographs of dam construction, 1932-1939.
item 137

Huber, Walter L.

 

Memorandum on Pine Canyon Dam site, City of Pasadena. 1932-1934.

Physical Description: 7 v., bound

Scope and Content Note

Reports on inspection of the area of the dam site as it was exposed with photographs.
item 138

Pasadena (Calif.). Water and Power Dept.

 

Memorandum concerning open contraction joint over fault "X" in Pine Canyon Dam. 1931.

Physical Description: 11 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Memorandum to describe and explain the various features connected with the open joint.
item 139

Huber, Walter L.

 

Photographs of dams and various areas in Los Angeles County. 1913-1942.

Physical Description: 141 photographs : b&w

Scope and Content Note

Includes: San Fernando Valley, Chatsworth Park Area, San Fernando Dam, Prado Flood Control Basin and Dam, Hansen Dam, Sepulveda Dam, Arroyo Seco, Los Angeles River, Model Yard, Santa Fe Dam, Ambursen Dam, San Dimas Experimental Station, and Santa Fe Dam.
item 139a

Huber, Walter L.

 

Photographs of the St. Francis Dam failure. 1928.

Physical Description: ca. 60 photographs : b&w

Scope and Content Note

Photographs by Huber, J. D. Galloway, I. E. Flaa, I. C. Steele, A. P. Denton, and Engineering News Record.
item 140

Huber, Walter L.

 

Big Tujunga Dam No. 1, #32-6. 1932.

Physical Description: 26 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

On design and construction of Big Tujunga Dam No. 1, a flood control structure for the Los Angeles County Flood Control District, report to State of California.
item 141

Hill, Robert Thomas, and Allan E. Sedgwick

 

Geology of the Hansen Dam site, Tujunga Canyon : preliminary report of findings. 1929.

Physical Description: 3 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Hansen Dam later named Big Tujunga Dam No. 1. Report to the Los Angeles County Flood Control District on suitability of geologic conditions of the site for an arch dam 200 feet high.
item 142

Eaton, E. C.

 

Active co-mixtures for improvement of present cements for hydraulic purposes. 1930.

Physical Description: 20 leaves, bound
item 143

Eaton, E. C.

 

Big Tujunga Dam No. 1 : spillway bridge general plans. 1932.

Physical Description: 6 folded leaves
Box Box 6, item 144

Huber, Walter L.

 

Big Tujunga Dam No. 1. 1930-1932.

Physical Description: 6 folders (576 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Letters, reports, photographs, blueprints and data on the design and construction of the Los Angeles County Flood Control District's dam. Includes California Division of Water Resources' "Supplementary report on estimates for Hansen Dam No. 32-6" (which contains data on rainfall and floods in the area) and reports to E. C. Eaton by R. W. Carlson on tests of material for concrete mixes for dams.
item 145

Huber, Walter L.

 

Photographs of Big Tujunga Dam No. 1 construction. 1930-1931.

Physical Description: 30 photographs : b&w
item 146

Los Angeles County Flood Control District

 

Big Tujunga Dam No. 1 and San Gabriel Dam No. 1. 1931-1937.

Physical Description: 18 leaves

Scope and Content Note

Detail plans and drawings of dams.
 

Madera County

Box Box 7, item 150

Huber, Walter L.

 

Report of District engineer on survey of Devil's Post Pile National Monument. 1911.

Physical Description: 7 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Location: near Middle Fork of the San Joaquin River, eastern Madera County. The investigation of possible sites for storage reservoirs for power projects at the Devil's Post Pile.
item 151

Huber, Walter L.

 

Devil's Post Pile National Monument on the Middle Fork of the San Joaquin River, Sierra National Forest. 1910-1953.

Physical Description: 1 folder (36 pieces + 3 photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence on the preservation of the Devils Postpile and the application for a permit to blast the Devils Postpile for the development of a new power project.
item 152

Huber, Walter L.

 

District engineer's report on application for preliminary water power permit. 1911.

Physical Description: 10 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Report on application of J. H. McCabe for preliminary water power permit on Middle Fork of the San Joaquin River and Fish Creek (hydroelectric development with a storage reservoir) in the Sierra National Forest. Includes tables of runoff and discharge data for Merced River above Yosemite Valley, monthly, May 1906-1908.
item 153

Huber, Walter L.

 

Correspondence on Madera Irrigation District : study of possible effect of San Joaquin River water storage projects by Southern California Edison Company and San Joaquin Light and Power Company and on possibilities of contract between the District and Miller and Lux. 1920-1922.

Physical Description: 1 folder (112 pieces + 9 photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Includes Huber's preliminary report of investigations of the flow of San Joaquin River with particular reference to the possible water supply of Madera Irrigation District, and photographs of Mendota Dam, Temple Slough, Gravelly Ford Canal, Lone Willow Slough, 1921.
item 154

Huber, Walter L.

 

Memorandum concerning water supply, San Joaquin River. San Francisco : Cope Rand Means Co., 1920.

Physical Description: 27 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Report on water users, future users (power companies, Miller and Lux, Madera Irrigation District) and their water requirements, storage study for San Joaquin River, 1907-1920, and graphs.
item 155

Huber, Walter L.

 

Photographs of Friant Dam, Madera County. 1941.

Physical Description: 3 photographs : b&w
 

Marin County

Box Box 7, item 158

Huber, Walter L.

 

Photographs of Marin Municipal Water District : Pine Mountain Tunnel and Alpine Dam. 1918.

Physical Description: 8 photographs : b&w
 

Mariposa County

Box Box 7, item 160

Huber, Walter L.

 

Engineer's report on the application of the Merced River Electric Company for right of way for conduit in the Stanislaus National Forest, within area segregated from Yosemite National Park. 1911.

Physical Description: 15 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Location: North bank of Merced River, Stanislaus National Forest, Mariposa County. Report discusses topography, hydrography (with graphs of Merced River, 1905-1908) and power.
item 161

Huber, Walter L.

 

District engineer's report on application for preliminary permit. 1911.

Physical Description: 12 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Report on the application for preliminary permit for a power house on the south bank of Merced River in Sierra National Forest. Report includes topography, hydrography (Merced River at Company's intake, 1905-1908) and power.
item 162

Huber, Walter L.

 

Correspondence on the Merced River Electric Company applications for permits for power projects in Yosemite National Park. 1913-1916.

Physical Description: 1 folder (33 pieces)
item 163

Huber, Walter L.

 

District engineer's report on application for preliminary water power permit. 1912.

Physical Description: 18 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Location: Tuolumne River, Tuolumne and Mariposa Counties, within Stanislaus National Forest (to include Cottonwood Reservoir and Heardin Reservoir). Report on the application of Yosemite Power Company for rights of way in the watershed of the Tuolumne River for power projects.
item 163a

Huber, Walter L.

 

Water rights, Yosemite Power Company's La Grange Ditch. 1917.

Physical Description: 1 folder (2 pieces + 19 photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence and photographs on the investigation of water rights of Yosemite Power Company's La Grange power plant.
 

Merced County

Box Box 7, item 170

Huber, Walter L.

 

Preliminary report upon proposed Stevinson Drainage District. 1918.

Physical Description: 9 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Location: On the delta of the Merced River at confluence with San Joaquin River, Merced County. A preliminary report to the District Landowners Committee upon the proposed irrigation and drainage of lands within the Stevinson Colony.
item 171

Huber, Walter L.

 

Report on Merced Irrigation District. 1941.

Physical Description: 6 leaves, bound : photographs

Scope and Content Note

Location: East of the San Joaquin River in Merced County. A report on the inspection of Exchequer Dam and power plant and other hydraulic structures of Merced Irrigation District. Includes a brief description of the District.
item 171a

Huber, Walter L.

 

Photographs of Merced Irrigation District : Exchequer Dam, Crocker-Huffman Dam, dedication of Lake McClure, canals, et c. 1925-1941.

Physical Description: 31 photographs : b&w
 

Modoc County

Box Box 7, item 180

Huber, Walter L.

 

Modoc County, California : water resources development. [1912].

Physical Description: 1 folder (3 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Map (Modoc settlement, drawn by J. L. Bonner, Oct. 10, 1912), newspaper clipping and data on the proposed Sage Flat Reservoir and water power in western Modoc County.
item 181

Huber, Walter L.

 

Photographs of Stone Coal Reservoir and Warner Mountains, Modoc County. 1922-1936.

Physical Description: 4 photographs : b&w
 

Mono County

Box Box 7, item 200

Huber, Walter L.

 

District engineer's report on application for final water power permit. 1911.

Physical Description: 15 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Location of proposed project: Storage reservoirs at Saddle Bag and Tioga Lakes, small reservoir at Rheindahler Lake with conduit to power house at Leevining Creek Canyon, Mono County. Report on N. C. Ray's applications for rights of way; describes project, hydrography, power and includes tables of Leevining Creek daily gage heights, 1910-1911.
item 201

Huber, Walter L.

 

District engineer's report on application for preliminary water power permit. 1912.

Physical Description: 10 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

A report on the application for water power permit of California-Nevada Electric Power Company on West Walker River, Mono National Forest. Project proposed construction of small reservoirs on West Walker River, Mono County. Report describes water rights, hydrography, power and includes table of daily discharge West Walker River at head of Antelope Valley, and hydrographs of West Fork of Walker River near Coleville, 1902-1911.
item 202

Huber, Walter L.

 

Mono County, California : miscellaneous memoranda and data on water power and irrigation projects. 1911-1913.

Physical Description: 1 folder (16 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Lake Lundy, 1910; Mill Creek, 1910-1911; Rush Creek, 1911-1913; Leevining Creek at Mono Lake, 1912-1913.
item 203

Huber, Walter L.

 

Correspondence relating to H. E. Linden, Bishop, Calif., application for permit for reservoir site on Hilton Creek, for irrigation; and use of water from Fish Springs in Owens Valley. 1914-1915.

Physical Description: 1 folder (29 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Location: Hilton Creek, southwestern Mono County, Inyo National Forest, tributary to Owens River.
item 204

Huber, Walter L.

 

Correspondence relating to C. W. Geiger and R. N. Hill, Bishop, Calif., permits from U.S. Forest Service for a reservoir at Convict Lake, Inyo National Forest for irrigation purpose. 1919-1921.

Physical Description: 1 folder (46 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Location: Southwestern Mono County, Inyo National Forest. Convict Creek is tributary to Owens River.
Box Box 8, item 205

Huber, Walter L.

 

Photographs of hydraulic structures in Inyo and Mono Counties, California. 1912-1940.

Physical Description: 304 photographs : b&w

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Agnew Lake, Gem Lake, Rheindahler Lake, Sabrina Lake, Saddlebag Lake, South Lake, Tioga Lake, and Waugh Lake; Bishop Creek, Leevining Creek, and Rush Creek; Gem Lake Dam, Grant Lake Dam, Rush Meadows Dam, and Twin Lakes Dam; the Poole Power Plant near Rheindahler, the Pacific Power Corporation Plant at Rush Creek, and scenes of the Mammoth Area, Leevining Canyon, Tioga Road, the Minarets, and Excelsior, China, Keystone, Pleasant Valley, Manzanita, Newton, Portuguese, Ousley Bar, Ripple Box, Rough and Ready, Sand Flat, Tunnel, and Union Ditches.
item 206

Huber, Walter L.

 

Correspondence relating to water projects in Mono Basin. 1923-1935.

Physical Description: 5 folders (714 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Southern Sierras Power Company and litigation with City of Los Angeles on appropriation of water. See Water Resources Reports by Walter Leroy Huber: An Annotated Listing for complete contents list.
Box Box 9, item 207

Huber, Walter L.

 

Study of possible diversion of water from Mono Basin streams to Owens River Watershed. 1923-1924.

Physical Description: 2 v., bound

Scope and Content Note

Report to A. B. West, Southern Sierras Power Company, Riverside. Tables include data for the Mono Basin streams on monthly runoff, 1910-1922.
item 207a

Huber, Walter L.

 

Study of possible diversion of water from Mono Basin streams to Owens River Watershed. 1923.

Physical Description: 1 v., bound
item 208

Water resources of the Mono Basin and the Owens River Valley available as water supply for the City of Los Angeles. 1924-1930.

 

1 folder (8 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

File of reports by various authors on Mono Basin, Owens River, and City of Los Angeles water supply. See Water Resources Reports by Walter Leroy Huber: An Annotated Listing for complete contents list.
item 209

Huber, Walter L.

 

Memoranda on property values in Mono Basin and Owens River Gorge. [1931].

Physical Description: 1 folder (20 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

"Properties to be conveyed to the City of Los Angeles by Associated Companies with study of values."
item 210

Dolson, Fred O.

 

Reports on Mono Basin and Owens River Projects. 1923.

Physical Description: 1 folder (5 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

See Water Resources Reports by Walter Leroy Huber: An Annotated Listing for complete contents list.
item 211

West, A. B.

 

Supplemental offer submitted to the City of Los Angeles by Cain Irrigation Company, the Nevada-California Power Company and the Southern Sierras Power Company for sale of certain additional properties in Mono County, California. 1928.

Physical Description: 1 v., bound

Scope and Content Note

See Water Resources Reports by Walter Leroy Huber: An Annotated Listing for complete contents list.
item 212

Exhibits to questions and answers concerning offer submitted to the City of Los Angeles by Cain Irrigation Company, the Southern Sierras Power Company, Hillside Water Company and Associated Companies for sale of certain properties located in Mono and Inyo Counties, California. 1928.

 

1 v., bound

Scope and Content Note

See Water Resources Reports by Walter Leroy Huber: An Annotated Listing for complete contents list.
item 213

Offer submitted to the City of Los Angeles by Cain Irrigation Company, the Southern Sierras Power Company, Hillside Water Company and Associated Companies for sale of certain properties located in Mono and Inyo Counties. 1928.

 

17 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Describes the lands (riparian and non-riparian), improvements, water supply and cost estimates.
item 214

West, A. B.

 

Proposal of Cain Irrigation Company, the Southern Sierras Power Company, the Nevada-California Power Company for the sale of certain properties and property rights to the City of Los Angeles. 1923.

Physical Description: 51 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Includes: A history of controversy over Owens River Gorge and Mono Basin rights, value of land and water, Los Angeles Aqueduct study, cost of water from Colorado River and value of Owens River Gorge rights.
item 215

Huber, Walter L.

 

Materials relating to consulting work for Southern Sierras Power Company, Riverside, California, in opposition to H.R. 406, a Bill amending an act entitled "An act authorizing and directing the Secretary of the Interior to sell to the City of Los Angeles, California, certain public lands in California; and granting rights in, over, and through the Sierra Forest Reserve, and the San Gabriel Timberland Reserve, California, to the City of Los Angeles, California," approved June 30, 1906 (66th Congress, 1st Session). 1919-1920.

Physical Description: 1 folder (99 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

See Water Resources Reports by Walter Leroy Huber: An Annotated Listing for complete contents list.
item 216

Huber, Walter L.

 

Materials relating to consulting work for Southern Sierras Power Company, Riverside, California, in opposition to Crail Bill, H.R. 2740, authorizing sale of certain lands of U.S. in Owens Valley to City of Los Angeles, California, to protect its watershed. 1929-1930.

Physical Description: 1 folder (24 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Includes a map of lands affected by the Bill.
 

Napa County

Box Box 10, item 250

Huber, Walter L.

 

City of St. Helena, California : water supply. 1919-1942.

Physical Description: 1 folder (6 pieces + 104 photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Report to John A. Mitchell re Olmsted and Gillelan plan for water supply system, 1919. Photographs: Lower St. Helena Dam, Upper St. Helena Reservoir, North Main Street Bridge, 1931-1942.
item 251

Huber, Walter L.

 

Photographs of dams in Napa County, California. 1935-1960.

Physical Description: 18 photographs : b&w

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Calistoga Dam, 1946; Maxwell Dam, 1940; Milliken Canyon Dam, 1935; Monticello Dam, 1960.
 

Nevada County

Box Box 10, item 260

Huber, Walter L.

 

Report on Power Site No. 88 : [application of John Murphy, South Yuba River, Nevada County]. 1912.

Physical Description: 5 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Report on investigation of the site and portion of the canyon of South Yuba River in that vicinity for future power developments. Includes map.
item 261

Huber, Walter L.

 

Engineer's report on the application of the Middle Yuba Hydro-electric Power Company for rights of way for reservoirs, conduits, power house & transmission lines in the Tahoe National Forest. 1911.

Physical Description: 23 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Location: Middle and North Forks of Yuba River, Tahoe National Forest. Report includes description of project including two storage reservoirs on the Middle Yuba (Milton and Jackson).
item 262

Huber, Walter L.

 

District engineer's report on application for preliminary permit for right of way for conduit on the Tahoe National Forest. 1911.

Physical Description: 6 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Report includes brief description of stream flow and power with table of discharge and runoff for Truckee River, Little Truckee River and Prosser Creek, 1907-1908.
item 263

Huber, Walter L.

 

District engineer's report on application for final water power permit for right of way for conduit on the Tahoe National Forest. 1912.

Physical Description: 12 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Location: Between Lake Tahoe and the Truckee-Carson Project on Truckee River, eastern Nevada County. Report includes description of project, water rights, stream flow, power, with table of discharge and runoff for Truckee River, Little Truckee River and Prosser Creek, 1907-1910.
item 264

Huber, Walter L.

 

Correspondence relating to North Star Mine and Indian Springs to Wolf Creek Water Users Association's opposition to Pacific Gas & Electric Company's application to California State Railroad Commission to discontinue water supply for power development. 1920.

Physical Description: 1 folder (20 pieces + 16 photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Includes A. M. Hunt's analysis of the use of water at the Empire and North Star Mines, February 5, 1920.
item 265

Huber, Walter L.

 

Correspondence, reports and photographs relating to Pacific Gas & Electric Company's application to increase irrigation rates in Nevada County. 1920.

Physical Description: 1 folder (46 pieces + 30 photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Includes: An engineering and economic appraisal of conditions in Nevada County during the period of heavy runoff (Rock Creek Ditch, Snow Mountain Ditch, Sugar Loaf Reservoir, Lake Spaulding, South Yuba Canal, Bear Valley, Deer Creek, Cascade Ditch, Cement Hill, Schrader, Ostomah and Red Hill Ditches, and Pittsburgh Canal) --Data supplied by P.G.&E.: flow records, 1909-1919 (Lake Spaulding, Deer Creek, Bear River) --Photographs include hydraulic structures and mining machinery belonging to the Mines.
item 266

Huber, Walter L.

 

Materials on Yuba-Nevada County Water Consumers' Association's opposition to Excelsior Water and Mining Company application for a rate increase in water supply to Nevada and Yuba counties. 1919-1921.

Physical Description: 1 folder (114 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Brief on behalf of Yuba-Nevada County Water Consumers' Association --Notes made from Railroad Commission files on values --Copies of testimony by George S. Nickerson and R. W. Hawley, 1914 Hearing --Huber testimony to Railroad Commission, July 7, 1921.
item 267

Huber, Walter L.

 

Photographs of Nevada County hydraulic structures, mines, irrigation, Bowman Dam (Nevada Irrigation District), and Combie Dam (Van Giesen, Nevada Irrigation District) on Bear River. 1920-1930.

Physical Description: 39 photographs : b&w
 

Placer County

Box Box 11, item 271

Cleary, A. J.

 

Roseville Irrigation District : study of the feasibility of furnishing an adequate supply of water for irrigation. 1922.

Physical Description: 1 v., bound

Scope and Content Note

With letters from Walter L. Huber concerning the American River water supply below Folsom Dam, 1923. Includes description of soil, water supply (American River), duty of water.
item 272

Huber, Walter L.

 

Correspondence and photographs relating to the American River Project or the Power Timber and Hydro-Electric Development. 1927-1932.

Physical Description: 2 folders (252 pieces + 33 photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Huber was consultant to Mitchum, Tully and Company, San Francisco. Includes information on filings on the river, water rights, protests, graphic descriptions of the field survey which took place in French Meadows preliminary to Huber's report, copies of area surveys made in earlier years and photographs of French Meadows, American River (North Fork), and Hell Hole, Rubicon River Basin, 1927.
item 273

Huber, Walter L.

 

Development of power from Middle Fork of American River. 1927.

Physical Description: 57 leaves, bound : photographs

Scope and Content Note

Report on proposed hydroelectric power project on North and Middle Forks of the American River, Placer County, to divert waters with a reservoir at French Meadows on the Middle Fork. Project was known as the Power Timber and Hydro Development. It was dropped in 1928 when it was found that the power development was not economically feasible at that time.
item 274

Cleary, A. J., and C.W. Landis

 

Preliminary report : consolidated American River Hydro-electric Project. 1927.

Physical Description: 17 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Discussion of proposals for utilization of various reservoir sites on the North, Middle and South Forks of the American River by construction of the Auburn and Coloma Dams. Hydrography, power development, water rights and cost estimates are investigated.
item 275

United States. Army. Corps of Engineers

 

Report of Consulting Board on feasibility of proposed intermediate Ruck-A-Chucky Arch Dam, Middle Fork of American River, Eldorado and Placer Counties, California / by George D. Louderback, Chester Marliave, Walter L. Huber. 1940.

Physical Description: 41 leaves, bound : photographs

Scope and Content Note

Report is based upon a comprehensive geological examination of the physical conditions at the site with supporting data in the appendices (maps, logs, etc.). Cost estimates were made for both arch dam and rock-fill dam.
item 276

Huber, Walter L.

 

Camp Far West Irrigation District's dam on Bear River. 1926-1930.

Physical Description: 1 folder (30 pieces + 2 photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Includes report by M. M. O'Shaughnessy to M. C. Polk reviewing plans for the dam.
item 277

Miscellaneous reports on Placer County, California. 1911-1927.

 

1 folder (5 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Includes: U.S. Forest Service's Memorandum for lands (a report on conduit for Forest Hill Electric Light and Power Plant, Tahoe National Forest) / W. L. Huber, 1911 --Report on the California-Hawaiian Development Company's property (Ralston Divide property, describes geology, topography, for a tunnel project / J. A. Shields, 1914 --Report on the California-Hawaiian Development Company's property on the Ralston Divide, Placer County (located between Middle Fork of American River and Long Canyon, report on advisability of tunnel) / William R. Radford, 1914 --The American River Canyon as a possible railroad route for developing the Forest Hill unit / J. H. Price and John R. Berry, 1927.
item 278

Huber, Walter L.

 

Photographs of dam construction and dam sites on American and Yuba Rivers , 1930-1941.

Physical Description: 150 photographs : b&w

Scope and Content Note

Includes: North Fork Dam, American River; Narrows Dam, Yuba River; Ruck-A-Chucky Dam, American River (proposed).
 

Plumas County

Box Box 12, item 280

Huber, Walter L.

 

District engineer's report on application of Oro Electric Corporation for preliminary water power permit in the Plumas National Forest. 1911.

Physical Description: 9 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Location of proposed hydroelectric development: on Yellow Creek, tributary to North Fork of Feather River, Plumas County. Report describes the project (reservoir with earth-fill dam at mouth of Humbug Valley, pipeline to power house on North Fork of Feather River and a transmission line to Sacramento and Oakland), hydrography and power. Tables of gagings of Butt Creek, Yellow Creek and Soda Creek, precipitation at Longville, 1907-June 1910, by Galloway and Markwart.
item 281

Huber, Walter L.

 

Report on application of Oro Electric Corporation for a final water power permit for lands within the Plumas National Forest. 1912.

Physical Description: 19 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Updates the 1911 report with tables carried to December 1911, Grizzly Creek, 1910-1911, tables of runoff, mean monthly discharge for Butt, Yellow, Soda, and Grizzly Creeks, 1907-1911.
item 282

Mathias, J. L.

 

District engineer's report on application of Indian Valley Electric Light & Power Company for a preliminary water power permit. 1912.

Physical Description: 9 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Location of proposed project: On North Fork of Feather River, Plumas County, near Seneca. Report includes description of water rights, stream flow, power with hydrographs of North Fork below Prattville, 1905-1910.
item 283

Huber, Walter L.

 

Engineer's report on applications of Great Western Power Company for preliminary water power permits in the Plumas National Forest. 1911.

Physical Description: 20 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Location: On North Fork of Feather River, Big Meadows to Big Bend, Plumas County. Report concerns Big Bend Project for four additional sites between Big Meadows and Big Bend, describes the water supply, topography, hydrography, and power. Graphs include stream flow of North Fork near Big Bend and below Prattville and Butt Creek at Butte Valley, 1905-1908.
item 284

Huber, Walter L.

 

District engineer's report on application of Great Western Power Co. for rights of way for conduit, power house & transmission line in the Plumas National Forest. 1911.

Physical Description: 9 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Proposed Butt Creek Project, on Butt Creek, tributary to North Fork of Feather River, with storage reservoir, conduit, power house and transmission line to site of proposed Big Meadows Dam. Report includes topography, hydrography, and power with graphs of stream flow for Butt Creek at Butte Valley, 1905-1908.
item 285

Huber, Walter L.

 

Correspondence on application for permit to appropriate water for Great Western Power Company, Caribou Project, Feather River and tributaries, Plumas and Butte Counties, Calif. 1919-1922.

Physical Description: 1 folder (16 pieces)
item 286

Huber, Walter L.

 

Spillway, Big Meadows Dam of Great Western Power Company. 1925-1930.

Physical Description: 2 v., bound + 1 folder (25 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Location: Lake Almanor, Plumas County. Includes: 1. Report of 1925, comments on the design --2. Report of 1930, review of final design --3. Correspondence, maps, etc. (including copy of application to Federal Power Commission, 1930).
item 287

Huber, Walter L.

 

Photographs of Plumas County streams and hydraulic structures. 1911-1939.

Physical Description: 29 photographs : b&w

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Lake Almanor, Feather River Canyon, North Fork; Big Meadows Dam, Bucks Lake Dam, and Bucks Creek Plant of Great Western Power Company.
item 288

Huber, Walter L.

 

Notes on study of debris dam for Walker Mining Co., Plumas County. 1929.

Physical Description: 1 folder (6 pieces)
 

Riverside County

Box Box 12, item 290

Huber, Walter L.

 

District engineer's report on application for preliminary water power permit. 1912.

Physical Description: 7 leaves, bound : map

Scope and Content Note

Report on proposed project to divert water from Whitewater River, Riverside County, with brief discussion of the area and the water supply.
item 291

Mathias, J. L.

 

District engineer's report on application for preliminary water power permit. 1913.

Physical Description: 8 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Project to divert water from Whitewater River, South Fork. Report includes brief discussion of the area, project, water supply, power and two maps of conduit from South Fork of the Whitewater River, 1908 and 1909, by G. M. Pearson.
item 292

Huber, Walter L.

 

Correspondence on application of Consolidated Reservoir and Power Company, for a canal easement through National Forest area, Whitewater River near Banning, Riverside County, California. 1917-1918.

Physical Description: 1 folder (25 pieces)
item 293

Mathias, J. L.

 

District engineer's report on application of J. H. Grigsby for a right of way for a reservoir in the Cleveland National Forest. 1912.

Physical Description: 7 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

A report on the project to store water on Potrero Creek to irrigate lands of the Alessandro Tract above Riverside. Report includes description of disposed sites of reservoir, water supply and irrigation.
item 294

Huber, Walter L.

 

Status report of Whitewater River and Snow Creek Projects. 1920.

Physical Description: 16 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

A report on the status of various permits from and applications to the State Water Commission of California and various Departments of the Federal Government affecting possible power developments on Snow Creek and Whitewater River, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties, California.
item 294a

Huber, Walter L.

 

Hydrographic report on Snow Creek Project / Walter Leroy Huber. 1920.

Physical Description: 13 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Report on stream flow conditions on Snow Creek, Riverside County, California, with data compiled from government and private records including monthly discharge in second feet, 1903/04-1916/17.
item 294b

Huber, Walter L.

 

Hydrographic report on Whitewater River Project. 1920.

Physical Description: 15 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Report upon stream flow conditions on Whitewater River in San Bernardino and Riverside Counties, California. Compilation of data from government and some private records, 1904-1917.
item 295

Huber, Walter L.

 

Hydrographic report, Consolidated Reservoir and Power Project [to Southern Sierras Power Company]. 1921.

Physical Description: 6 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Report upon hydrographic conditions affecting the project diverting the entire flow from the upper portion of Basin of South Fork of Whitewater River to Basin of San Gorgonio River, the Upper Whitewater Project. Includes topography, geology, forestation, stream flow, average monthly flow of Whitewater River (1913-1920) and water rights.
item 296

Huber, Walter L.

 

Hemet Irrigation District. 1925-1927.

Physical Description: 1 folder (11 pieces) : photographs, maps

Scope and Content Note

Includes: General report on water supply and proposed consolidation of Lake Hemet Water Company and Fruitvale Mutual Water Company in Riverside County, California / Quinton, Code & Hill, Consulting Engineers, November 1925 --Memorandum, Hemet Irrigation District / W. L. Huber, May 27, 1927 --Correspondence, 1927.
item 297

Huber, Walter L.

 

Lake Hemet Reservoir : memorandum / Walter Leroy Huber. 1922-1927.

Physical Description: 1 folder (4 pieces + 8 photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Report to California State Engineer on dam failure causing flood in San Jacinto River Canyon. Includes: Description of the dam from J. D. Schuyler's "Reservoirs for irrigation, water-power and domestic water supply," 1902 --William S. Post's Report to Lake Hemet Water Company on effects of the flood, March 26, 1927 --Correspondence and specifications of the dam.
item 298

Holbrook, George F.

 

Report on the probable future stages of Salton Sea. 1927.

Physical Description: 34 leaves, bound
item 299

Huber, Walter L.

 

Review of design of Railroad Canyon Dam of the Temescal Water Company on San Jacinto River, Railroad Canyon. 1927.

Physical Description: 1 folder (56 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, calculation, mounted photographs and drawings on re-design of dam.
item 300

Huber, Walter L.

 

Review of design for Holmes Dams No. 1 & 2, Arlington, California : report to the California State Engineer. 1927.

Physical Description: 1 folder (20 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, mounted photographs, and review of application by Lawrence Holmes to raise Holmes Dams by installing flash boards. Dams built by Holmes in Cajalco Canyon, tributary to Temescal Wash, tributary to Santa Ana River. Lower or no. 1 Dam of "unusual construction" (reinforced with automobile bodies); Upper or no. 2 Dam of circular arch design.
 

San Bernardino County

Box Box 13, item 310

Huber, Walter L.

 

District engineer's report on application of Union Power Company for preliminary water power permit in the Angeles National Forest. 1911.

Physical Description: 10 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Report on proposed hydroelectric development of the Union Power Company on the Santa Ana River and on Bear Creek, a tributary stream, in Angeles National Forest. Includes brief description of area, hydrography (1896-1928) and power.
item 311

Huber, Walter L.

 

District engineer's report on application for a final water power permit. 1912.

Physical Description: 16 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Report on proposed hydroelectric development of the Union Power Company on the Santa Ana River and on Bear Creek.
item 312

Huber, Walter L.

 

Hydrographic report upon Upper Santa Ana River. 1921.

Physical Description: 1 v., bound

Scope and Content Note

A study of hydrographic conditions relating to the possible development of a hydroelectric project in the upper portion of Santa Ana River watershed and Bear Creek watershed in San Bernardino County. Includes table of monthly discharge Santa Ana River at Warm Spring, 1896-1910.
item 313

Hawgood, Henry

 

Report on proposed power project of Cyrus G. Baldwin on Mill Creek in San Bernardino County. 1899.

Physical Description: 23 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Report on cost of water, hydraulics, electrical work, water supply and use of water in Perris and San Jacinto Valleys.
item 314

Huber, Walter L.

 

District engineer's report on application of Cyrus G. Baldwin for right of way for conduit in the Angeles National Forest. 1911.

Physical Description: 9 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Proposed power project located on Mill Creek, tributary of the Santa Ana River, San Bernardino County. Includes a brief description of the area and flow of Mill Creek, 1904-1908, from Southern California Edison Company records.
item 315

Fowler, Frederick Hall

 

Report on the application of J. G. Van Zandt for final permit for conduit and power house upon the Angeles National Forest. 1917.

Physical Description: 19 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Request for permit to use site previously held by C. G. Baldwin on Mill Creek. Includes description of drainage basin (geology, topography, etc.), and other proposed works, and stream flow records (U.S.G.S.).
item 316

Lee, Charles H.

 

Engineering report on Yucaipa Water Company No. 1. : with particular reference to the security of a $150,000 bond issue by the Company. 1916.

Physical Description: 37 leaves, bound + 1 folder (12 pieces + 5 photographs + 21 negatives)

Scope and Content Note

Location: Near Redlands, north of Riverside County line, San Bernardino County. Includes correspondence, notes and photographs by W. L. Huber relating to his investigation of the Company for Lee's report on valuation.
 

San Diego County

Box Box 13, item 320

Huber, Walter L.

 

District engineer's report on application of the Volcan Land & Water Company for rights of way for reservoirs and conduits in the Cleveland National Forest. 1912.

Physical Description: 28 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Irrigation conditions, description of proposed system, hydrography, power and tables: rainfall and runoff at Sweetwater Dam, 1887/88-1906/07, San Luis Rey River discharge near Pala, 1903-09, Santa Isabel Creek near Escondido, 1905-09, and rainfall chart, 1856/57-1909/10.
item 321

Huber, Walter L.

 

San Diego County water systems. 1912-1918.

Physical Description: 1 folder (5 pieces + 9 photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Agreement between Escondido Mutual Water Company and Volcan Land and Water Company on distribution of water for San Luis Rey River, San Diego County --Photographs of Escondido Mutual Water Company's Bear Valley Dam, ditches, transmission lines --Map of San Diego County Water systems and drainage areas.
item 322

Huber, Walter L.

 

Engineering report upon proposed San Luis Rey Irrigation District. 1918.

Physical Description: 98 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Report on the investigation of a proposed irrigation district in San Diego County to be known as San Luis Rey Irrigation District, located between Oceanside and Escondido near the Pacific Ocean, inland from two to twelve miles, south of San Luis Rey River, in north San Diego County.
item 323

Huber, Walter L.

 

District engineer's report on application of Messrs. Murray and Fletcher for a right of way for a conduit in the Cleveland National Forest. 1912.

Physical Description: 11 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Report on the investigation of the application of a proposed reservoir in the Capitan Grande Indian Reservation, to add to Southern Cleveland National Forest irrigation and municipal water supply system. Includes rainfall, runoff and evaporation data.
item 324

Murray, James A., and Ed Fletcher

 

Protest by Murray and Fletcher. 1912.

Physical Description: 101 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Protest of application for the right of way in a reservoir on the San Diego River filed by Barney Hamilton. Includes water rights, description of area, reservoirs, rainfall and runoff, groundwater and evaporation.
Box Box 14, item 325

Huber, Walter L.

 

Engineering report upon La Mesa, Lemon Grove and Spring Valley Irrigation District with special reference to the proposal of the District to acquire the system of Cuyamaca Water Company. 1919.

Physical Description: 84 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Report to California State Engineer, describes the District (located between the San Diego and Sweetwater Rivers, east of the City of San Diego) including topography, climate, crops, soils, duty of water, drainage, water rights, water supply system and water supply (San Diego River and tributaries).
item 326

Huber, Walter L.

 

Engineering report upon a proposed enlargement of Cardiff Irrigation District. 1918.

Physical Description: 79 leaves, bound : photographs

Scope and Content Note

Report to California State Engineer on the proposed expanded District (located near the Pacific Ocean, San Diego County, from Pueblo Lands of City of San Diego to South Oceanside) and to include the water systems of the San Dieguito Mutual Water Company, Oceanside Mutual Water Company and Del Mar Water Light & Power Company.
item 326a

Huber, Walter L.

 

Engineering report upon a proposed enlargement of Cardiff Irrigation District, revised. 1918.

Physical Description: 78 leaves, bound : photographs
item 327

Huber, Walter L.

 

Lake Helix Dam, San Diego County, California. 1927.

Physical Description: 1 folder (8 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence relating to inspection of Lake Helix Dam, La Mesa, Lemon Grove and Spring Valley Irrigation District, San Diego County, California.
item 328

Huber, Walter L.

 

Sutherland Dam, San Diego County, California. 1927.

Physical Description: 1 folder (24 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

File of correspondence relating to review of design of Sutherland Dam, San Diego County, California.
item 329

Huber, Walter L.

 

Photographs of hydraulic structures, dams, irrigation, missions, streams, and water supply system, San Diego County, California. 1917-1937.

Physical Description: 245 photographs : b&w

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Lake Hodges Dam, San Dieguito Dam, Old Mission Dam, Murray Dam, Sweetwater Dam, Lower Otay Dam, and Morena Dam; San Dieguito River and San Luis Rey River; irrigated areas near Vista, Spring Valley Irrigation District; Pala Mission, San Elijo dam site, Warner Tunnel; Cuyamaca, Oceanside Mutual and Del Mar water companies, San Diego Flume Company structures.
 

San Francisco County

Box Box 15, item 340

Huber, Walter L.

 

Cherry and Canyon Hydro-Electric Power Project : file of Board of consulting engineers for San Francisco City and County Hetch Hetchy water supply. 1956-1960.

Physical Description: 2 folders (203 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Includes agenda of Board meetings, reports of engineers, geologists, etc., specifications, calculations, bids, maps for the design and construction of the projects.
item 341

Huber, Walter L., and Paul Bailey

 

Photographs of Spring Valley Water Company and San Francisco water systems. 1918-1957.

Physical Description: 63 photographs : b&w

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Calaveras Dam, Sunol Water Temple, Crystal Springs, Moccasin Power Plant, and Cherry Valley Dam.
item 342

Huber, Walter L.

 

Notes on investigation for Theodore Huggins on use of tides in San Francisco Bay for power development. 1923-1924.

Physical Description: 1 folder (11 pieces)
 

San Joaquin County

Box Box 15, item 350

Huber, Walter L.

 

Report on value of W. 1/2 of SW. 1/4 of NE. 1/4 Section 8, Township 1 North, Range 9 East, Mount Diablo Meridian for agricultural purposes and of possibilities of irrigating the same. 1916.

Physical Description: 12 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Report to Cleland W. Rohrer, Los Angeles; includes water supply (with groundwater), soils, climate, and crops. Includes correspondence related to report.
item 351

Huber, Walter L.

 

Memoranda to State Department of Public Works, Banta-Carbona Irrigation District : applications for approvals of expenditures. 1926.

Physical Description: 3 v., bound

Scope and Content Note

Includes description of the District and its systems, valuation and water rights; with Thomas H. Means' reports to the District on "Advertisement, proposal and specifications for pumping equipment and installation thereof" and "Advertisement, proposal, specifications and drawings for enlargement of pump houses". Report on the investigation of the District on a proposal for a third bond issue to increase the capacity of the pumping plant and canals.
item 352

Huber, Walter L.

 

Hogan Dam : notes, plans, memoranda, etc., by various engineers connected with the design and construction of the Dam for City of Stockton, San Joaquin County, California. 1929-1932.

Physical Description: 1 folder (234 pieces + 4 photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Location: Calaveras River, Calaveras County. Mainly concerned with design of abutments and pouring of concrete. Hogan Dam was first known as the Calaveras Flood Control Dam #12 and its design was changed several times, for instance from concrete arch to arch of variable radius type.
item 352a

Huber, Walter L.

 

Photographs of Hogan Dam, 1930.

Physical Description: 50 photographs : b&w

Scope and Content Note

Construction of Calaveras Flood Control Dam, later named Hogan Dam, on the Calaveras River in San Joaquin County, California.
Box Box 16, item 353

Huber, Walter L.

 

Hogan Dam #12. 1930.

Physical Description: 1 v., bound : photographs + 1 folder (51 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Report and notes on the design and construction of the dam, with a brief history. The author, a consultant for the state, advised on the redesign of the abutments of the dam.
item 354

Huber, Walter L.

 

Hilt Sag Flume : design and construction. 1916.

Physical Description: 1 folder (8 pieces + 47 photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence and draft report on the design of Hilt Sag Flume for South San Joaquin Irrigation District; with photographs of Goodwin and Woodward Dams and Hilt Sag Flume taken in 1945.
 

San Luis Obispo County

Box Box 16, item 360

Cope, Rand, Means Co., Engineers

 

Proposed development of Piedra Blanca and Santa Rosa ranchos, San Luis Obispo County, California. 1921.

Physical Description: 5 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

A preliminary report to William Randolph Hearst on the development of his San Luis Obispo County ranches.
item 361

Cope, Rand, Means Co., Engineers

 

Report on San Simeon and Santa Rosa ranches, San Luis Obispo County, California. 1921.

Physical Description: 35 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

A preliminary report to William Randolph Hearst on the development of his San Luis Obispo County ranches. An examination of all coastal lands from north boundary of Piedra Blanca property to southern boundary of the Rancho San Simeon. Pacific valley and Buckeye country are not included.
item 362

Huber, Walter L.

 

Water supply for City of San Luis Obispo : preliminary report. 1921.

Physical Description: 19 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

An investigation of possible or prospective sources for water supply for the City of San Luis Obispo, supplemented with compilations of data, studies of approximate locations of conduits and other works, etc. Includes estimates of water requirements, consumption for 1920, estimated future requirements, possible sources (Stenner, Chorro, Morro, Torro, and Old Creeks; groundwater; Salinas River; Santa Margarita wells; Tassajera Creek, and Lopez Creek).
item 363

Dort, J. C.

 

Proposed gaging stations : Lopez Creek near City of San Luis Obispo, California. 1920.

Physical Description: 3 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Memorandum describing possible sites.
item 364

Sinsheimer, L. F., E. A. Branch, and W. B. Burch

 

Water measurements : Lopez Canyon and Arroyo Grande Creek, California. [1920].

Physical Description: 10 leaves

Scope and Content Note

Includes depth of water measurements for various dates in the period 1916-1919.
item 365

Rhodes, G. V.

 

Investigation of Lopez Creek as a source of water supply for the City of San Luis Obispo, applications 348 and 1990. 1921.

Physical Description: 22 leaves, bound
item 366

Huber, Walter L.

 

Memorandum on flow of Lopez Creek. [1924].

Physical Description: 6 leaves

Scope and Content Note

Includes tables of estimated historical rainfall and runoff records of the Lopez Creek Watershed.
item 367

San Luis Obispo water situation. [1924].

 

4 leaves

Scope and Content Note

Resume of reports and investigations, 1920-1924.
item 368

Rhyne, S. J.

 

Rainfall at Rhyne Ranch, Lopez Canyon, 1922-1924.

Physical Description: 1 folder (2 pieces)
item 369

Burch & Beck (San Luis Obispo, Calif.)

 

Rainfall and stream measurements : Lopez Canyon, Lopez Creek and Arroyo Grande Creek, 1923-1925.

Physical Description: 1 folder (6 pieces)
item 370

Huber, Walter L.

 

San Luis Obispo water supply. 1920-1928.

Physical Description: 1 folder (261 pieces + 2 photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Correspondence concerning Huber report of 1921 recommending Lopez Creek as a source of water and other related engineering reports, hearings and applications on water rights including Arroyo Grande protest hearings, and Burt Smith report on Pozo Reservoir and American Canyon sites on the Salinas River and other considerations of the Salinas River as a source. Correspondence is between Huber, Mayor L. F. Sinsheimer of San Luis Obispo, and A. E. Chandler (Haven, Athearn, Chandler, San Francisco) representing the City. Photographs: Arroyo Grande Creek, 1921.
 

San Mateo County

Box Box 17, item 380

Derleth, Charles, George A. Elliott, and Walter L. Huber

 

Report to Board of Directors of Bear Gulch Water Company, Menlo Park, California on repairs and alterations to Bear Gulch Reservoir, and plans and methods for increasing the height of the existing dam. 1930.

Physical Description: 2 v., bound + 1 folder (62 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Location: About three miles west of Atherton, San Mateo County. Includes "Agreement, general conditions, bonds and general specifications for enlargement of an earth dam raising of gate house and appurtenances for Bear Gulch Water Company, San Mateo County, California", January 1930.
 

Santa Barbara County

Box Box 17, item 390

Huber, Walter L.

 

Correspondence on plans for enlarging the Sheffield Dam, City of Santa Barbara, California, to its original capacity. 1927-1928.

Physical Description: 1 folder (29 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Dam failed in 1925 earthquake and was rebuilt to a smaller capacity. Report discusses the failure, need for more storage, and dam design.
item 391

Huber, Walter L.

 

Memoranda to California State Engineer on progress of construction of Buell Dam, Montecito County Water District, Santa Barbara County, California. 1927.

Physical Description: 1 folder (8 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence.
 

Santa Cruz County

Box Box 17, item 400

Huber, Walter L.

 

San Lorenzo River Water and Power Project, Santa Cruz County, California, 1928-1929.

Physical Description: 1 folder (31 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Reports and correspondence on water resources, water needs and economic value of the Santa Cruz Water Plant in the San Lorenzo River Watershed, California.
item 400a

Huber, Walter L.

 

Photographs of San Lorenzo River Water and Power Project, Santa Cruz County, California , 1928.

Physical Description: 3 photographs : b&w
item 401

Huber, Walter L.

 

Capitola Sanitation District : investigation for Edward Rainey, Superintendent of Banks. 1933.

Physical Description: 14 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Report on the valuation of the District for bond issue, describes the area and sewage system.
 

Shasta County

Box Box 17, item 410

Huber, Walter L.

 

District engineer's report on application for preliminary water power permit : [Pitt River Power Company]. 1911.

Physical Description: 9 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Location: Northeastern Shasta County. Report includes description of proposed project (diversion of water from Pit River) water rights, stream flow and power. Tables: U.S.G.S. gage heights, Pit River at Henderson, 1910 and 1911.
item 411

Mathias, J. L.

 

District engineer's report on application of Mt. Shasta Power Corporation for a preliminary water power permit. 1912.

Physical Description: 8 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Location: "Big Bend" of Pit River, Shasta County. Report includes description of proposed works (diversion dam across Pit tunnel to Roaring Creek pipeline), stream flow, and power.
item 412

Mathias, J. L.

 

District engineer's report on application of the Sacramento Valley Power Company for a final water power permit. 1912.

Physical Description: 19 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Location: Snow Creek, Shasta County. Report includes description of basin, the project (diversion dam from Hat Creek to Lost Creek to Bishop Creek to Snow Creek), water rights, stream flow, power.
item 413

Huber, Walter L.

 

Engineering report on Anderson-Cottonwood Irrigation District. 1917.

Physical Description: 85 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Location: Northern Sacramento Valley in Shasta and Tehama Counties. Report includes description of the District, topography, climate, crops, soils, irrigation, water rights, drainage, irrigation works, duty of water. The system includes the following creeks: Church, Clear, Anderson, and Cottonwood (tributaries to the Sacramento River).
item 413a

Huber, Walter L.

 

Photographs of Anderson-Cottonwood Irrigation District, California. 1917-1936.

Physical Description: 40 photographs : b&w
item 414

Huber, Walter L.

 

Report to J. G. De Remer on stream flow of McCloud River, Shasta County, California, for possible power development. 1920.

Physical Description: 5 leaves
item 415

Huber, Walter L.

 

Photographs of Shasta County, California : water and hydraulic structures. 1918-1937.

Physical Description: 33 photographs : b&w

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Kennett Dam site, 1922, 1930; Iron Canyon Dam site, 1922, 1930; Tartarus Lake and Mt. Lassen views, 1918; Misslebeck hydraulic fill dam, Happy Valley Irrigation District, Happy Valley, Shasta County; and Burney Falls, 1937.
 

Sierra County

Box Box 17, item 420

Huber, Walter L.

 

Memorandum for operation : Gold Lake Road. 1910-1913.

Physical Description: 9 leaves

Scope and Content Note

Comments on (and a copy of) Mark N. Alling's "Specifications for Gold Lake Road," 1910: a wagon road to be built from the bridge on the Young American road known as "Young American Bridge" or "Upper Sardine Bridge."
 

Siskiyou County

Box Box 17, item 430

Huber, Walter L.

 

Montague Dam, Siskiyou County, California. 1927.

Physical Description: 1 folder (23 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence, mounted photographs.
 

Stanislaus County

Box Box 17, item 440

Huber, Walter L.

 

Memorandum to State Department of Public Works : West Stanislaus Irrigation District. 1927.

Physical Description: 24 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Location: In Stanislaus County, west of San Joaquin River, from county line south to Patterson Colony. Report includes soil, water supply, proposed irrigation systems, power.
item 441

Huber, Walter L.

 

District engineer's report on application of Main River Water Company for a right of way for a reservoir at Sand Flat. 1912.

Physical Description: 8 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Includes O. C. Merrill's "Engineer's report upon the application of the Main River Water Company and Wm. P. Miller for conduit and for reservoir site rights of way, Stanislaus National Forest," 1910. Application for a reservoir at Sand Flat on Clark Fork of Stanislaus River and at Donnell's Flat on Middle Fork.
 

Tehama County

Box Box 18, item 450

Huber, Walter L.

 

District engineer's memorandum on application for final permit : [J. H. Gillenwater]. 1911.

Physical Description: 5 leaves, bound
item 451

Huber, Walter L.

 

District engineer's memorandum on application for final permit : [J. D. Galloway]. 1911.

Physical Description: 3 leaves, bound
item 452

Mathias, J. L.

 

District engineer's report on application of Oro Electric Corporation for a final water power permit. 1912.

Physical Description: 12 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Location: Deer Creek, Tehama County. Report includes description of basin, proposed works (masonry diversion dam, conduit, regulating reservoir with rock-fill dam, power house), water rights, stream flow (U.S.G.S. data on Deer Creek near Vina, 1911-12).
item 453

Huber, Walter L.

 

Engineer's report on the application of the Butte & Tehama Power Company for rights of way for conduits on Mill Creek in the Lassen National Forest. 1910.

Physical Description: 22 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Location: On Mill Creek below Morgan Meadows. Report discusses title for lands, power.
item 454

Huber, Walter L.

 

District engineer's report on application for preliminary permit : [Sierra Electric Power Company]. 1911.

Physical Description: 7 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Location: Mill Creek, Lassen National Forest. Report includes brief descriptions of stream flow, power.
item 455

Mathias, J. L.

 

District engineer's report on application of the Sierra Electric Power Company for a final water power permit. 1913.

Physical Description: 11 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Location: On Mill Creek, Tehama County, 25 miles east of Red Bluff. Report includes brief description of drainage basin, proposed works, power.
item 456

Huber, Walter L.

 

Correspondence on reconnaissance of power possibilities on the Thomas Creek Project or the Perrin Project, near Paskenta, Tehama County, California. 1912.

Physical Description: 1 folder (13 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Memorandum on Plum Creek, tributary to Paine Creek, 1912.
 

Trinity County

Box Box 18, item 460

Huber, Walter L.

 

Memorandum for lands. 1911.

Physical Description: 4 leaves

Scope and Content Note

Report on examination of Trinity River from North Fork to Big Bear, noting possible power sites and examination of lower portion of Manzanita Creek, re Mrs. Trimble's application for power permit.
item 461

Peekema, George T.

 

Engineer's report on application of Trinity Dredging Company for right of way for conduit and power house, non-commercial, less than 1000 H.P., in the Trinity National Forest. 1911.

Physical Description: 8 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Location: South bank of Stewarts Fork of Trinity River, Trinity County. Report includes brief description of hydrography and power.
item 462

Huber, Walter L.

 

District engineer's report on application of Trinity Gold Mining & Reduction Company for a final water power permit. 1912.

Physical Description: 10 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Location: Coffee Creek, tributary to Trinity River, Trinity County, Shasta National Forest. Report briefly describes area, proposed works, stream flow, power, project (proposal to sell power to the Alta Bert Gold Dredging Co.). Data includes Coffee Creek discharge and U.S.G.S. gage heights.
item 463

Huber, Walter L.

 

Photographs of Trinity County, California : water and hydraulic structures. 1922-1944.

Physical Description: 48 photographs : b&w

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Shasta Dam, Trinity River, Fairview dam site.
item 464

Huber, Walter L.

 

Application of W. H. Samson to the Federal Power Commission for a preliminary permit for a power project in Trinity and Shasta counties. 1921.

Physical Description: 7 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence from W. L. Huber to C. D. Hill on applications for power projects in the vicinity.
 

Tulare County

Box Box 18, item 470

Huber, Walter L.

 

Engineer's report on the application of Mt. Whitney Power and Electric Company for rights of way for reservoir, conduits and power house in the Sequoia National Park and Sequoia National Forest. 1911.

Physical Description: 20 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Project to divert water from Kaweah River, Middle and Marble Forks, for power to be used in irrigation, pumping, Tulare County. Report includes hydrography, power.
item 471

Mathias, J. L.

 

District engineer's report on application of Mt. Whitney Power and Electric Company for a preliminary water power permit. 1912.

Physical Description: 10 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Proposed project: Diversion dam, conduit, power house on East Fork of Kaweah River, Tulare County, in Sequoia National Forest. Report discusses water rights, stream flow, power.
item 472

Mathias, J. L.

 

District engineer's report on application of Mt. Whitney Power and Electric Company for a final water power permit. 1912.

Physical Description: 15 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Application for power plant no. 2 located on Kaweah River, Sequoia National Forest, with proposed reservoir on Wolverton Creek. Report describes project, water rights, hydrography, power.
item 473

Huber, Walter L.

 

Report to the Irrigation District Bond Commission on engineering investigation of Lindsay-Strathmore Irrigation District. 1916.

Physical Description: 33 leaves, bound : photographs

Scope and Content Note

Bound with: Huber's "Supplemental report upon Lindsay-Strathmore Irrigation District," 1916.
Location: In Tulare County between Kaweah and Tule Rivers. Includes description, climate, crops, soils, irrigation, water supply, water rights, value of water and lands, conclusions. Photographs: hydraulic structures in the area, canals, ditches, etc.
item 474

Huber, Walter L.

 

Photographs of hydraulic structures in Tulare County, California. 1922-1945.

Physical Description: 30 photographs : b&w

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Canals, Black Butte Dam site on Stony Creek; Terminus Dam site, Kaweah River; Visalia, Woodlake and Tulare Lake.
item 475

Huber, Walter L.

 

Correspondence and data on the proposed Kaweah River Storage Project on Kaweah River at Three Rivers. 1917.

Physical Description: 1 folder (10 pieces)
item 476

Tibbetts, Fred H.

 

Report to assessment Board of Reclamation District No. 1618 on fluctuations of Tulare Lake, 1850 to 1920, project report no. 7, Tulare Lake Reclamation Project. 1921.

Physical Description: 9 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence and 8 photographs and negatives.
 

Tuolumne County

Box Box 18, item 480

Merrill, O. C.

 

Engineer's report on the application of the Sierra Ditch and Water Company for the Cherry Valley Extension Reservoir sites, Stanislaus National Forest. 1910.

Physical Description: 36 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Includes data on 16 reservoirs of the Cherry and Eleanor Creeks watersheds, projects, water use and water rights with some history.
item 481

Fowler, Frederick Hall

 

Engineer's report on the application of T. J. Patterson for a right of way for a reservoir, conduit, and power house in the Stanislaus National Forest. 1911.

Physical Description: 11 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Project proposed: Hydroelectric power development on Middle Fork of Stanislaus River including a storage reservoir at Donnell's Flat, Tuolumne County. Report discusses the projects, hydrography (with stream flow records of Sierra and San Francisco Power Company for Middle Fork of Stanislaus River at Sand Bar) and power.
item 482

Huber, Walter L.

 

Report on application of Tuolumne Electric Company for a final water power permit for a reservoir at Tamarack Flat in the Stanislaus National Forest. 1911.

Physical Description: 16 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Location: In watershed of Tuolumne River, Tuolumne County, Stanislaus National Forest, with reservoir and conduit at Coffin Hollow and near junction of Clavey River and Tuolumne River. Report includes description of area (topography, etc.), the proposed works, water rights, stream flow and power capacity. Data on flow of Clavey River at Luke Meadow Trail Crossing, 1910-11.
item 483

Huber, Walter L.

 

District engineer's report on extension of existing permit in the case of above designation to include lower Strawberry Reservoir and conduit from South to Middle Fork of Stanislaus River. 1912.

Physical Description: 13 leaves, bound : photographs

Scope and Content Note

Report includes description of the project, power. Includes: Photographs of Strawberry Dam, by J. D. Galloway, 1914, and Relief Reservoir.
item 484

Huber, Walter L.

 

Correspondence relating to Mt. Whitney Power and Electric Company application to U. S. Forest Service. 1911.

Physical Description: 1 folder (7 pieces)
item 486

Huber, Walter L.

 

Photographs of Tuolumne River area : Golden Ditch, Harden Reservoir, O'Shaughnessy Dam and Don Pedro Dam. 1911-1925.

Physical Description: 16 photographs : b&w
Box Box 19, item 490

Huber, Walter L.

 

Report on application of Utica Gold Mining Company and Hobart Estate Company for a final water power permit for reservoirs and conduit in the Stanislaus National Forest. 1912.

Physical Description: 20 leaves, bound : photographs

Scope and Content Note

Utica Gold Mining Co. engaged in mining, principally at Angels, California, and also in supplying water (to small towns and for irrigation) and in generating power for sale commercially (Union Reservoir, Silver Valley Dam, Utica Reservoir). Application to increase water and power supplies by constructing Sand Meadows Reservoir on North Fork of Stanislaus River. Report includes water rights, hydrography and power. Records of Middle Fork of Stanislaus discharge at Sand Bar, 1905-10, and runoff at Sand Bar and Utica Ditch, 1905-10.
item 491

Huber, Walter L.

 

Report on the hydro-electric system of the Utica Gold Mining Company and Hobart Estate Company on the North Fork of the Stanislaus River, Tuolumne and Calaveras Counties, Cal. 1913.

Physical Description: 37 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

A report to the Sierra and San Francisco Power Company, San Francisco. Includes history, description of existing system, water rights, topography, precipitation, hydrography, power. Tables include Sand Bar Flat daily discharge, 1905-13, monthly runoff at Sand Bar and Utica Ditch, 1905-13.
item 492

Huber, Walter L.

 

Report on hydrography of North Fork of Stanislaus River with particular reference to a proposed extension of the hydro-electric development of the Utica Gold Mining Company and Hobart Estate Company. 1916.

Physical Description: ca. 50 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Part of report rewritten and updated from 1913 report. Includes topography, precipitation, hydrography sections with daily discharge for Middle Fork of Stanislaus River at Sand Bar Flat, 1905-13.
item 493

Huber, Walter L.

 

Data for report on hydrography of North Fork of Stanislaus River, 1919-1922.

Physical Description: 1 folder (42 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Includes daily gage heights in feet and discharges in second-feet at Utica intake near Avery, California.
item 494

Huber, Walter L.

 

Report on hydrography of North Fork of Stanislaus River with particular reference to construction of proposed Spicers Meadows Reservoir. 1925.

Physical Description: 12 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Includes topography, precipitation, hydrography. Data includes storage study for Utica Power Project, 1914-1925, and a mass diagram.
item 495

Jenkins, W. H.

 

Report on Utica reservoirs from May 1914 to January 1st, 1916. 1916.

Physical Description: 10 leaves

Scope and Content Note

With reservoir reports, 1916-1918. Brief reports of inspection of condition of reservoirs in the Utica system.
item 496

Huber, Walter L.

 

Correspondence and copies of application to the California State Water Commission for Spicers Meadows Reservoir permit (no. 77A) and to the U.S. Forest Service for Utica Gold Mining Company, Hobart Estate Company and the Oakdale Irrigation District. 1914-1916.

Physical Description: 1 folder (74 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Spicers Reservoir to add to existing storage in Silver Valley, Union and Utica Reservoirs (Sand Meadow site cancelled, 1914). Utica interests associated with Oakdale Irrigation District, 1915, in an irrigation and hydroelectric power project to store Highland Creek waters at Spicers Meadows to generate power and later to be used by the Irrigation District for irrigation purposes.
item 497

Huber, Walter L.

 

Report to California Power Board by Utica Mining Company. 1923.

Physical Description: 1 v., bound

Scope and Content Note

Report in support of application to Federal Power Commission for a license to erect a dam at Spicers Meadows (North Fork of Stanislaus River), the report describes proposed and existing Union, Silver Valley and Utica Reservoirs, conduits, the Murphys and Angels Hydroelectric Plants and the use of water for mining and for irrigation. Includes Huber's Report on hydrography of North Fork of Stanislaus River with particular reference to construction of proposed Spicers Meadows Reservoir, 1923.
item 498

California Power Board.

 

Report to Federal Power Commission on the uses of the Stanislaus River, California. 1924.

Physical Description: 17 leaves, bound
item 499

Huber, Walter L.

 

Applications and exhibits of Utica Gold Mining Company and Hobart Estate Company for power permit project #95, Spicer Meadows Dam, reservoir, conduit and power plant. 1931.

Physical Description: 1 folder (12 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Power project: Utica's Spicers Meadows Dam, Reservoir, conduit and power plant.
item 500

Huber, Walter L.

 

Data on costs of various hydroelectric developments gathered for Spicers Meadows Project. 1927.

Physical Description: 1 folder (19 pieces)
item 501

Huber, Walter L.

 

Spicers Meadow Dam, 1928-1930 : design, costs, materials, permits, etc. 1928-1930.

Physical Description: 1 folder (87 pieces)
item 502

McCurdy, E. S.

 

Memo upon the hydro-electric power and water supply system of Emma Rose and Hobart Estate Co., tenancy in common, operated as Utica Mining Co. in Alpine, Tuolumne and Calaveras Counties, Calif. as a public utility in sale of electrical energy in Calaveras Co. and in sale of water to the incorporated City of Angels with particular reference to desirability of installation of 750 Kilowatts of diesel standby power. 1936.

Physical Description: 12 leaves
Box Box 20, item 503

Huber, Walter L.

 

Materials relating to applications for permits from U. S. Forest Service, Federal Power Commission and California State Water Commission for Emma Rose and Hobart Estate Company and Utica Mining Company project in Alpine, Calaveras, and Tuolumne Counties, California. 1919-1945.

Physical Description: 2 folders (379 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Project no. 95 (Spicers Meadows) which was transferred to Pacific Gas and Electric Co. in 1947; Silver Valley (Alpine Lake), Hunters, Ross, Union (Highland Lake) and Utica Dams. The Utica Mining Co., unincorporated, was originally owned by Alvinza Hayward, Walter S. Hobart and Charles D. Lane. Hobart's interest became the Hobart Estate Co. and, at the same time, the Utica Gold Mining Co. was incorporated from the interests of Hayward and Lane. The applications refer to the Utica Mining Co., Utica Power Co., and the Emma H. Rose and Hobart Estate Co. -"these are essentially the same."
item 504

Huber, Walter L.

 

Photographs of Utica system : dams, reservoirs. 1931-1937.

Physical Description: 73 photographs : b&w

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Hunters Dam, Ross Dam, Silver Valley Dam, Spicers Meadows Dam, Union Dam, and Utica Dam, Angels Creek, Calaveras River gaging station, Murphys Plant.
item 510

Huber, Walter L.

 

Correspondence, reports and photographs relating to proposed sale of Utica Mining Company's hydroelectric properties, Stanislaus water to City of Stockton, California. 1934-1936.

Physical Description: 1 folder (81 pieces + 2 photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence with H. L. Haehl, G. L. Fox, J. Richard Townsend. File includes discussion of pipeline routes, costs, diversions, water rights, sail of Utica hydroelectric power system to Stockton, interests of Linden, Oakdale and South San Joaquin Irrigation Districts, effects of diversion of water out of the Calaveras Watershed (Oakdale and south San Joaquin Irrigation Districts thought sale of water to Stockton would lead to further extension with growth of the City and other uses arising on the river, for instance the Linden Irrigation District's).
item 511

Huber, Walter L.

 

Reports on Utica water supply. 1934-1935.

Physical Description: 1 folder (17 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Memoranda for Mr. McCurdy, 6/5/34 and 9/3/34 --Domestic water supply to Stockton from Angels via Salt Spring Valley, 5/11/35. With tables of data on diversions, reservoirs, etc. for the Utica system and plan and profile of line from Utica Mining Company's pipe reservoir (Angels Camp, Calif.) to City of Stockton.
item 512

Utica Mining Company (Calif.)

 

Utica Mining Company's proposed San Domingo Creek hydro plant; San Domingo Creek Reservoir; Steinbeck hydro-electric plant. 1935.

Physical Description: 1 v., bound

Scope and Content Note

Report prepared for proposed sale to Stockton includes estimated costs, maps of proposed system.
item 513

Utica Mining Company (Calif.)

 

Utica Mining Company's proposed Collierville hydroelectric plant; intake hydroelectric plant; and rehabilitation of Angels Plant. 1935.

Physical Description: 14 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Describes the plants, with costs.
Box Box 21, item 514

Fox, G. L.

 

Report on Stockton water supply and on the economic feasibility of the City of Stockton acquiring water and power facilities of the Utica Mining Company. 1935-1937.

Physical Description: 2 v., bound

Scope and Content Note

Report includes municipal problems of City of Stockton, flood control, water and power requirements and facilities, Utica Mining Company rights and system, optimum plan.
item 515

Townsend, J. Richard

 

Memorandum dealing with certain legal questions in connection with the acquisition of a water and power system by the City of Stockton. 1935.

Physical Description: 87 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Discusses municipal water rights, in particular as related to Stockton acquisition of Utica system.
item 516

Utica Mining Company (Calif.)

 

Stockton water supply, Utica system : folio of preliminary estimates of yields for power, irrigation, and domestic supply and costs of principal construction units with suggested steps for development. 1935.

Physical Description: 46 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

"Compiled from various sources by Utica Mining Co. for use of Mr. G. L. Fox."
item 517

Utica Mining Company (Calif.)

 

Utica Mining Company : proposed sale of hydroelectric system to City of Stockton, memoranda of conferences. 1935.

Physical Description: 1 v., bound
item 518

Utica Mining Company (Calif.)

 

Map showing present and potential hydro-electric power development and water supply system of Utica Mining Company in Alpine, Calaveras and Tuolumne Counties, California. 1930.

Physical Description: 1 map

Scope and Content Note

Shows flow line data of Utica Mining Company's hydroelectric water supply system.
item 519

Huber, Walter L.

 

Utica power and water rights. 1945.

Physical Description: 1 folder (8 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Includes cost of pipeline to serve Stockton (from Haehl-Huber report of 1934), and data on California Water Service Co., 1934 and 1944 (In re transfer Utica to Pacific Gas and Electric Co.).
item 520

Huber, Walter L.

 

Correspondence of Utica Mining Company with South San Joaquin Irrigation District and Oakdale Irrigation District on use of waters of Stanislaus River. 1935-1940.

Physical Description: 1 folder (121 pieces)
item 521

Huber, Walter L.

 

Correspondence relating to sale of water by Utica Mining Company to Linden Irrigation District, Stockton, California, for irrigation purposes. 1934-1936.

Physical Description: 1 folder (87 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Relates to transfer of water from Stanislaus River watershed to Calaveras River watershed.
item 522

Huber, Walter L.

 

File of Utica Mining Company records of diversions to Linden Irrigation District (Calaveras River Basin) : Angels Creek, Ross Reservoir, Wiley Siphon, Hogan Dam. 1934-1936.

Physical Description: 1 folder (71 pieces + 3 photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Tables include daily gage heights for Ross Reservoir and Union Ditch.
item 523

Huber, Walter L.

 

Utica Mining Company - Pacific Gas and Electric Company electric power exchange contracts (Carson Hill Mine Load). 1935.

Physical Description: 1 folder (13 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Includes memoranda between J. E. McCaffrey (PG&E), Roy A. Wehe (California State Railroad Commission), and E. S. McCurdy (Utica Mining Co.).
 

Ventura County

Box Box 21, item 530

Huber, Walter L.

 

District engineer's report on application of Silver Falls Oil Company for preliminary water power permit in the Santa Barbara National Forest. 1911.

Physical Description: 6 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Report on the proposed hydroelectric development on the Sespe River (tributary to Santa Clara River), rock-fill dam, Ventura County. Includes brief description of water rights, hydrography, power and table of estimated monthly discharge of Sespe River at dam site, 1903-07.
item 531

Huber, Walter L.

 

Photographs of Matilija Dam construction, Ventura County, California. 1947.

Physical Description: 8 photographs : b&w
 

Yolo County

Box Box 21, item 540

Huber, Walter L.

 

Knights Landing, Reclamation District no. 108, Woodland, California. 1911-1915.

Physical Description: 1 folder (16 pieces + 59 photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Includes photographs of hydraulic structures (floodgates, canals, levees) of Yolo Water and Power Company and Knights Landing, floods, Capay Dam.
 

CALIFORNIA, GENERAL

 

Water Resources, Power, Water Companies, Dams

Box Box 22, item 600

Huber, Walter L.

 

Water power development in California. 1912-1917.

Physical Description: 1 folder (12 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Includes: General outline for water power reports.
item 601

Bonner, Frank E.

 

Statistical record capacity and output of California electric systems. 1927.

Physical Description: 1 v., bound
item 602

Ready, Lester S.

 

Report on certain characteristics of electric power production in California. 1926.

Physical Description: 23 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Report to determine effect upon ability of power market to absorb the potential power developments which will be made possible as by-product developments of low level storage for irrigation purposes.
item 610

Huber, Walter L.

 

Report summarizing data on Hollister Water Company, Western Water Company, Crocker Huffman Land and Water Company and Santa Rosa Water Works : information from which to determine the value. 1930.

Physical Description: 1 v., bound

Scope and Content Note

Location: Hollister Water Co., San Benito County; Western Water Co., Kern County; Crocker Huffman, Merced County; Santa Rosa Water Works, Sonoma County.
item 620a

Huber, Walter L.

 

Correspondence on irrigation districts in California. 1918-1920.

Physical Description: 1 folder (12 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence and reports relating to consulting work for State of California, Dept. of Engineering.
item 620b

Huber, Walter L.

 

Correspondence on the investigation of water resources of California and on consulting committee for storage and distribution of water. 1921-1931.

Physical Description: 2 folders (124 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence and reports relating to consulting work for State of California, Dept. of Engineering.
item 620c

Huber, Walter L.

 

Carquinez Dam, California. 1924.

Physical Description: 1 folder (3 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence and reports relating to consulting work for State of California, Dept. of Engineering.
item 620d

Huber, Walter L.

 

Salt water barrier and Iron Canyon Project, California. 1924-1928.

Physical Description: 1 folder (108 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence and reports relating to consulting work for State of California, Dept. of Engineering.
item 620e

Huber, Walter L.

 

Sacramento Valley investigation. 1930-1932.

Physical Description: 1 folder (20 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence and reports relating to consulting work for State of California, Dept. of Engineering.
item 620f

Huber, Walter L.

 

California State Water Plan. 1928-1932.

Physical Description: 1 folder (45 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence and reports relating to consulting work for State of California, Dept. of Engineering.
item 621 no.1

California. Division of Engineering and Irrigation

 

Suggested standard dam sections and cost estimates water resources investigation. 1922.

Physical Description: 5 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Suggestion on adopting standard cross-sections for dams and unit prices for cost estimates in order that proposals may have uniformity for rapid view and approval.
item 621 no.2

California. Division of Engineering and Irrigation

 

Standard dam sections and schedule of cost estimates water resources investigation. 1922.

Physical Description: 3 leaves, bound
item 621 no.3

California. Division of Engineering and Irrigation

 

Logs of borings at sites for salt water barrier, Army Point, Dillon Point, San Pablo Point. 1924.

Physical Description: 1 v., bound
item 621 no.4

California. Division of Engineering and Irrigation

 

Summary report on the water resources of California and a coordinated plan for their development. 1926.

Physical Description: 32 leaves, bound
item 621 no.5

California. Division of Engineering and Irrigation

 

Data on projects : Upper Sacramento River. 1926.

Physical Description: 1 v., bound
item 621 no.6

Bailey, Paul

 

Control of floods by reservoirs : an appendix to the summary report on the water resources of California and a coordinated plan for their development, a report to the Legislature of 1927. 1927.

Physical Description: 100 leaves, bound
item 621 no.7

Bailey, Paul

 

The control of floods by reservoirs. 1926.

Physical Description: 19 leaves, bound
item 621 no.8

California. Division of Engineering and Irrigation

 

Data concerning diversion of Colorado River to Pacific slope of Southern California. 1926.

Physical Description: 27 leaves, bound
item 621 no.9

California. Division of Engineering and Irrigation

 

Data concerning distributary conduits for Colorado River water on Pacific slope of Southern California. 1926.

Physical Description: 12 leaves, bound
item 622

Huber, Walter L.

 

Photographs of engineering consultants of Engineering Advisory Committee, State Water Resources Investigation's inspection trips. 1929-1930.

Physical Description: 6 photographs : b&w
Box Box 23, item 630

Dennis, H. W., G. A. Elliott, and Walter L. Huber

 

Multiple arch dams in California. 1932.

Physical Description: 83 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Report to California State Engineer concerning the nineteen existing multiple arch dams in California. Field investigations were made by the Consulting Committee and complete mathematical analyses of all the plans were made within the State Engineer's department. Includes also a report to the State Engineer dated September 15, 1932, on certain defects common in a number of these multiple arch dams. Dams included in the report: Lake Hodges, San Dieguito, Lake Eleanor, Big Dalton, Juncal Auxiliary, Murray, Little Rock Creek, Rock Creek, Gem Lake, Agnew Lake, Florence Lake, Los Verjels, Kennedy, Argonaut, Twain-Harte, Ten Mile (Hume), Chino Ranch Dam No. 3, Bear Valley, and Green Valley.
item 631

Huber, Walter L.

 

Photographs of multiple arch dams in California. 1919-1932.

Physical Description: 119 photographs : b&w

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Argonaut Dam (1931), Big Dalton Dam (1928, 1931), Bear Valley Dam and Old Bear Valley Dam (1931), Chino Ranch Dam No. 3 (1931), Florence Lake Dam (1929, 1931), Green Valley Dam (1931), Lake Hodges Dam (1919, 1931), Hume Lake Dam (1931), Huntington No. 1 Dam (1931), Juncal Dam (1931), Kennedy Dam (1931), Lake Eleanor Dam (1931), Little Rock Dam (1928, 1931, 1938), Los Verjels Dam (1931), Murray Dam (1931), Rock Creek Dam (1931), San Dieguito Dam (1931), Shaver Dam (1931), Twain-Harte Dam (1931), Twin Lakes Dam (1932).
item 632

Huber, Walter L.

 

Correspondence of Multiple Arch Dam Advisory Committee, California Department of Public Works. 1931-1932.

Physical Description: 1 folder (150 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Includes: 1. (June 2, 1931) Monthly maximum and minimum gage readings in feet at Murray Reservoir of La Mesa, Lemon Grove and Spring Valley Irrigation District, 1918-1931 --2. (June 19, 1931) Memo to T. E. Stanton from O. J. Porter on tests of samples of mining debris from the Kennedy and Argonaut Dams --3. (July 24, 1931) Memo concerning geology at multiple arch dam sites, by Chester Marliave --4. (August 24, 1931) Reports on waterproofing of multiple arch dams --5. (May 13, 1932) Rainfall and groundwater records at Juncal Dam #34-2, 1931-1932 --6. (September 6, 1932) Re-draft of proposed communication to State Engineer on certain undesirable features of existing multiple arch dams, by Advisory Committee (Dennis, Elliott, and Huber) --7. (September 6, 1932) Data compiled from J. D. Schuyler by Fowler "Compilation of data for important dams" (U.S.).
item 633

Huber, Walter L.

 

Notebook of data on multiple arch dams in California. 1930-1931.

Physical Description: 2 folders (145 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Includes construction data, spillway requirements, arch analyses, plans, photographs of Agnew Dam, Argonaut Dam, Bear Valley Dam, Big Dalton Dam, Chino Ranch Dam No. 3, Eagle Nest Dam, Florence Dam, Gem Lake Dam, Goodwin Dam, Green Valley Dam, Lake Hodges Dam, Hume Lake Dam, Juncal Dam, Kennedy Dam, Lake Eleanor Dam, Little Rock Dam, Los Verjels Dam, Murray Dam, Old Weber Creek Dam, Rock Creek Dam, San Dieguito Dam, Twain-Harte Dam, Twin Lakes Dam.
item 634

Rock-fill dams : chart compiled from J. D. Schuyler's "Reservoirs for irrigation and water-supply". [1901].

 

1 sheet

item 635

McKinlay, Gerald

 

Notes on rock-fill dams. 1931.

Physical Description: 55 leaves, bound : photographs
item 636

McKinlay, Gerald

 

Settlement and its effects at Salt Springs Dam. 1932.

Physical Description: 10 leaves, bound : photographs
item 637

Huber, Walter L.

 

Water development in California. 1948.

Scope and Content Note

ca. 22 leaves
item 638

Huber, Walter L.

 

Dams : bibliography. 1939.

Physical Description: [4] leaves

Scope and Content Note

"From paper submitted to American Society of Civil Engineers, February 1939, and submitted to W. L. Huber by the Society for review and opinion."
 

Photographs, General

Box Box 24, item 640

Huber, Walter L.

 

File of correspondence relating to photography and numerical lists of photographs, U. S. Forest Service. 1911-1912.

Physical Description: 1 folder (16 pieces)
item 641

Huber, Walter L.

 

Photographs of hydro-electric power plants and canal companies in California. 1911-1916.

Physical Description: 161 photographs : b&w

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Fresno Canal Company and Fresno Flume and Lumber Company canals and flumes, California-Oregon Power Company plants, Great Western Power Company's Big Meadows Dam and Big Bend Plant, Los Angeles Aqueduct construction, Nevada Power Company (Lake Sabrina Dam, South Lake and Bishop Creek), Oro Electric Corporation plants, Pacific Power Company (Lake Lundy), San Joaquin Light and Power Company (Crane Valley Dam and Reservoir), Sierra and San Francisco Power Company's Relief Dam, power houses, etc.; Southern California Edison Company's Mill Creek Numbers 2 and 3 plants, Utica plants and reservoirs, Western States Gas & Electric Company's Canyon Creek Plant on Trinity River, various stream gages, and Bowman Dam, Hemet Dam, Lower Otay Dam, Upper Otay Dam, and Sweetwater Dam.
item 642

Huber, Walter L.

 

Photographs of Pacific Gas and Electric Company and other electric power plants. 1913-1932.

Physical Description: 133 photographs : b&w

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Pit River no. 1 and no. 3 Power Plants, Tallula Dam & Plant, Tugalo Dam & Plant, Yoneh Plant, Wheeler Dam and Wilson Dam (Tennessee Valley Authority), Little Falls Plant (Spokane River), Baker River hydroelectric power development (Puget Sound Power & Light Co.), Folsom Plant, La Grange Plant, Oro Electric Corp. (Stockton), Mormon Flat Dam (Arizona), Roosevelt Dam (Arizona), transmission lines, spillway models.
item 643

Huber, Walter L.

 

Photographs of San Diego Consolidated Gas and Electric Company. 1933-1949.

Physical Description: 49 photographs : b&w
item 644

Huber, Walter L.

 

Photographs of California streams, dams and dam construction. 1922-1935.

Physical Description: 31 photographs : b&w

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Bend Ferry, above Red Bluff (1930); Big Valley Dam site, Pit River; Fullerton Dam; Old Hayward Dam, San Mateo Water Works; Dam at Loon Lake, El Dorado County; Santa Clara Valley Water Conservation District construction of Coyote Dam and Stevens Creek Dam; Salt Springs Dam, Amador County; and Sheep Rock Dam site, Pit River.
item 645

United States. Bureau of Reclamation

 

Photographs of California dams and dam sites. 1943-1956.

Physical Description: 36 photographs : b&w

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Shasta Dam, Keswick Dam, Rush Meadows Dam, Gem Lake Dam, Lake Sabrina, Saddlebag Lake, South Lake, Isabella Dam, Pine Flat Dam, Exchequer Dam, and Highgrove Station, California Electric Company.
item 646

Huber, Walter L.

 

Photographs of hydraulic structures and equipment in California, Egypt, and India. 1911-1938.

Physical Description: 65 photographs : b&w

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Dock at San Pedro, Hillcrest Orchards, Inc., Oroville, Hydraulic Pipe Co., Berkeley, Pozo Reservoir site, El Monte Pumping Plant, Pardee Dam, Juncal Dam, Old Colgate Powerhouse, Santa Clara County Water Conservation District dams, St. Helena Dam, Lake Tahoe outlet structure, Imperial Irrigation District canal, Zola Dam (Aix, France), Assoun Dam (Egypt), Nile "Barrage," and Mir Alum Multiple Arch Dam (India).
item 647

Huber, Walter L.

 

Photographs of camping trips, Sierra views, Sierra Club outings, and other scenic areas in California. 1918-1942.

Physical Description: 143 photographs : b&w

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Muir Pass, Tehipite Dome, Forester's Pass, San Antonio Mission, San Miguel Mission, San Francisco Bay, Carquinez Bridge, San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, Fort Ross, Salinas Valley, Weaverville, Tan Oak Park, Feather River Meadows Boys Camp, Lassen National Park, Brookoff Mountain, Glen Ellen, Meadow Valley (UC Forestry Camp), Carson Valley and Carson Pass, Sacramento Post Office Building, Monument Ranch (Sacramento River), Paso Robles Hot Springs Hotel, Quincy, and miscellaneous portraits of Huber and his associates and family (?).
 

Maps, General

Box Box 25, item 650

United States. Forest Service

 

Collection of U.S. Forest Service and U.S. Geological Survey maps of national forest areas in California. 1910-1915.

Physical Description: ca. 15 maps

Scope and Content Note

Many maps are marked with the water supply and power system drawn in by W. L. Huber. Includes: Angeles, Cleveland, Eldorado, Inyo, Klamath, Mono, Plumas, Santa Barbara, Sequoia, Shasta, Sierra, Stanislaus, Tahoe, and Trinity National Forests.
 

ARIZONA

Box Box 26, item 700

Huber, Walter L.

 

Correspondence relating to application for permits and investigation of Black River Project, Apache County, Arizona, for Frank G. Baum. 1914-1920.

Physical Description: 1 folder (30 pieces)
item 701

Huber, Walter L.

 

Report on hydrographic conditions affecting hydro-electric power development on Little Colorado River and Black River, in Arizona. 1917.

Physical Description: 1 v., bound (ca. 34 leaves)

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Supplemental hydrographic studies Black River Project of Frank G. Baum. Report on hydrographic conditions affecting hydroelectric power development on Little Colorado River and Black River, in Arizona. Includes description of areas, climate, hydrography, and tables of precipitation, evaporation, rainfall, temperature, and discharge.
item 702

Huber, Walter L.

 

Progress report investigations of Little Colorado River. 1917.

Physical Description: 12 leaves, bound

Scope and Content Note

Investigation of possible sites for power development on the Little Colorado River, Tolchaco Reservoir, Grand Falls, Black Falls, Lower Site and a detailed report on the Coconino Project (dam site, tunnel and power house site).
item 703

Lippincott, J. B.

 

Ultimate water supply and irrigable areas of the Lower Colorado River Basin. 1926.

Physical Description: 1 v., bound (ca. 8 leaves)
item 720

Huber, Walter L.

 

Photographs of water resources projects in Arizona and New Mexico. 1935-1936.

Physical Description: 35 photographs : b&w

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Arizona: Salt River Project, Roosevelt Dam, Salt River Valley Water Users Association, Lake Pleasant Dam, and Phoenix. New Mexico: Elephant Butte Dam.
item 721

Huber, Walter L.

 

Photographs of Hoover Dam and Lake Mead. 1933-1937.

Physical Description: 27 photographs : b&w
item 722

Huber, Walter L.

 

File of data and correspondence relating to proposed Carrizo Reservoir and Power Project in Arizona, for W. A. Kraner. 1928-1930.

Physical Description: 1 folder (20 pieces)
 

COLORADO

Box Box 26, item 750

Huber, Walter L.

 

Memorandum concerning San Luis Valley Drainage District No. 1, Morgan Drainage District, Riverton Drainage District, Worland Drainage District, Alamo Drainage District, Byron Drainage District, West Side Irrigation District, Post Falls Irrigation District. 1922.

Physical Description: 1 v., bound : photographs

Scope and Content Note

Brief description of the areas and water, soil and drainage conditions.
item 750a

Huber, Walter L.

 

Notes, correspondence, maps on irrigation districts investigation in Colorado, Wyoming and Idaho. 1920.

Physical Description: 1 folder (18 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Report of the Colorado Irrigation District Commission concerning the Del Norte Irrigation District, May 11, 1922.
 

NEVADA

Box Box 26, item 800

Means, Thomas H., and Walter L. Huber

 

Report on the Dunphy Ranch, Lander, Eureka and Elko Counties, Nevada. 1919.

Physical Description: 51 leaves, bound : map

Scope and Content Note

Report on the water supply, development of storage and irrigation, topography, soils, crops of Dunphy Ranch, made after a field examination by Means and Huber.
item 801

Huber, Walter L.

 

Photographs of Dunphy Ranch, Nevada, area (Maggie Creek, Rock Creek). 1919.

Physical Description: 40 photographs : b&w + negatives

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Maggie Creek dam site.
item 802

Huber, Walter L.

 

File of data and correspondence on Dunphy Ranch Report. 1911-1919.

Physical Description: 1 folder (15 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Includes: 1. Report to Bradford Leavitt & Associates on Humboldt Valley inspection trip of sites of proposed dams (1000 Spring, South Fork-Upper, North Fork, Maggie Creek, Rock Creek) --2. Calculations for Rock Creek and Maggie Creek --3. Correspondence, 1919-1920.
item 803

Huber, Walter L.

 

Photographs of scenic views of Nevada and Lake Tahoe. 1936-1937.

Physical Description: 65 photographs : b&w

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Lahontan Dam, Rye Patch Dam and Reservoir, Humboldt River, Carson City, Carson River, Bowers Mansion (Washoe Valley, Nev.), Pyramid Lake, Glenbrook, Emerald Bay, Donner Lake, University of Nevada campus.
 

UNITED STATES, GENERAL

 

Photographs

Box Box 26, item 850

Huber, Walter L.

 

Photographs of lakes, dams, and mines in Idaho, Oregon, Utah and Washington. 1936-1941.

Physical Description: 88 photographs : b&w

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Idaho: Elkhorn Multiple Arch Dam, near Malad; Bear River Diversion Dam, Bear Lake. Oregon: Hunter's Hot Springs, Bonneville Dam, Columbia River, Lake View and Albert Lake. Utah: Mountain Dell Dam; Strawberry Reservoir; Farmington; Great Salt Lake; Wasatch Moutains; Ogden Canyon Dam; Eureka; Salt Lake City; Garfield flood control works; Bingham Copper Mine; Mormon Temple and Tabernacle. Washington: Ariel Dam.
 

Regional Water Consultant to U.S. National Resources Board

Box Box 27, item 901

Huber, Walter L.

 

Inventory of the water resources of the South Pacific and Great Basin drainage areas, embracing portions of California, Oregon, Nevada, Utah and Idaho. 2nd ed. Washington, D.C. : U.S. National Resources Board, 1935.

Physical Description: 50 p.

Scope and Content Note

"An abstract of a report to the Water Resources Section."
Note: WRCA has another copy: G2042 Y no. 7
item 903

Huber, Walter L.

 

South Pacific and Great Basin District : water resources inventory. 1934.

Physical Description: 7 v., bound

Scope and Content Note

Report describes the water resources and development of the Great Basin. Includes sections on public water supply, power, irrigation, navigation, flood control, drainage, recreation, waste disposal and storage.
Contents: Part I: A general survey of the water resources with tables and graphs of precipitation, temperatures, runoff, evaporation and water quality for the basins within the District and map: Sketch map of South Pacific & Great Basin District showing inventorial basins (2 v.) --Part II: Draft copy of report on present utilization of water resources of the District; includes main report of Part II and Appendices 1-21 (2 v.) --Part IV: Includes past, present, and future plans for water resources development. Appendix 1: State Water Plan of California (describes the then current proposal and the Central Valley Project); Appendix 2: Stream systems, ultimate water requirements, potential water supply of District basins (3 v.).
item 904

Huber, Walter L.

 

Drafts of Great Basin development plans. 1936.

Physical Description: 5 folders (10 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Partial Contents: Central Minor Great Basin (District 10b -Basin 1) --Humboldt Basin (District 10b -Basin 3) --Minor Nevada Basin (District 10b -Basin 4) --North Minor Great Basin (District 10-b Basin 5) --Sierra Nevada Basin (District 10b -Basin 6).
Materials in these draft reports, later published in the National Resources Committee's Drainage Basin Reports, include surveys of water supply, groundwater, water pollution, water development, water plans and population with each basin.
item 905

Taylor, Colin A.

 

Water problems of the Southern California Coastal Basin. 1942.

Physical Description: 12 leaves

Scope and Content Note

A brief review of the basin's resources and problems, groundwater, flood control, water supply, sanitation, soil conservation and harbors. First Stage Basin Plan submitted to members of the consulting committee for revision.
 

Correspondence

Box Box 28, item 950

Huber, Walter L.

 

Miscellaneous correspondence of W. L. Huber. 1911-1955.

Physical Description: 1 folder (42 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence with: Charles H. Lee, Leonard Fritz, D. P. Barrows, William E. Colby, John D. Galloway, W. B. Sayers, Donald M. Baker, Gov. James Rolph, Jr., H. L. Haehl, Ralph J. Reed, Col. John R. Jannarone, and William H. Wisely.
item 951

Huber, Walter L.

 

Correspondence relating to photographs taken or collected by Huber and nature conservation. 1911-1933.

Physical Description: 1 folder (51 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence with: Great Western Power Co., Mt. Whitney Power and Electric Co., Southern California Edison Co., Sierra Club, University of California, Riverside, Dept. of Civil Engineering (C. Derleth) and Dept. of Botany (H. P. Chandler), Sierra and San Francisco Power Co., Sierra National Forest, Los Angeles Aqueduct (City of Los Angeles), and Tamalpais Conservation Club.
item 952

Huber, Walter L.

 

Correspondence relating to candidacy for Local Regional Director, National Public Works Program. 1933.

Physical Description: 1 folder (46 pieces)
item 953

Huber, Walter L.

 

Correspondence relating to appointment to Hoover Commission Water Resources and Power Task Force. 1954.

Physical Description: 1 folder (9 pieces)
 

Arkansas-White-Red Basins Inter-Agency Committee

Box Box 28, item 954

Huber, Walter L.

 

Correspondence relating to his Presidential appointment as Advisor to the Arkansas-White-Red Basins Inter-Agency Committee. 1954-1955.

Physical Description: 2 folders (229 pieces)
item 956

Arkansas-White-Red Basins Inter-Agency Committee

 

Summary digests of regional and basin-wide hearings held by AWRBIAC, October 19 thru December 12, 1950. 1950.

Physical Description: 1 v., bound
item 957

Arkansas-White-Red Basins Inter-Agency Committee

 

Weekly log of AWRBIAC from April 1954 to June 1955. [1954-1955].

Physical Description: 1 folder (103 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Includes news of meetings of the AWRBIAC, agenda, pertinent publications, progress reports.
item 958

Huber, Walter L.

 

Arkansas-White-Red Basins Inter-Agency Committee : procedure guide. 2nd ed. 1952.

Physical Description: 1 v., bound

Scope and Content Note

To provide information on the objectives, policies, organization, and procedures of the AWRBIAC and its participating agencies as they relate to the comprehensive survey of the AWR Basins; and of facilitating the coordination between the member agencies, Federal and State.
item 959

Arkansas-White-Red Basins Inter-Agency Committee

 

Information on the Arkansas-White-Red Basins Inter-Agency Committee. 1954.

Physical Description: 1 v., bound

Scope and Content Note

"Compiled in the Arkansas-White-Red Office, Corps of Engineers, Southwestern Division, Tulsa, Oklahoma for Mr. Walter L. Huber, adviser to the AWRBIAC, March 1954."
 

Miscellaneous

Box Box 29, item 960

Huber, Walter L.

 

Structural design of buildings as influenced by stresses due to earthquakes and the relation of earthquake insurance. 1927.

Physical Description: p. 57-60

Scope and Content Note

IN: Western Construction News, vol. 2, no. 16 (Aug. 25, 1927).
item 961

Young, Walker R.

 

Report on salt water barrier below confluence of Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers, California. 1925-1927.

Physical Description: 4 v. in 6, bound

Scope and Content Note

Title of volume III: Logs of borings : part 1. Point San Pablo Site, part 2. Dillon Point Site, part 3. Army Point Site.
Box Box 30, item 962

Bailey, Paul

 

The development of the Upper Sacramento River : an appendix to the summary report on the water resources of California, and a coordinated plan for their development, a report to the Legislature of 1927.

Physical Description: 1 v., bound

Scope and Content Note

"Containing cooperative report with U. S. Bureau of Reclamation on Iron Canyon Project," by Walker R. Young. Preliminary draft submitted to Engineering Consulting Committee, Water Resources Investigation.