Collection consists of court documents, correspondence, and historical research information
related to litigation (1940-78) between the City of Los Angeles and the cities of Burbank,
Glendale, and San Fernando over the rights to underground water.
Burbank is an incorporated city 11 miles north of downtown Los Angeles, California, in the
eastern San Fernando Valley; the city's name comes from Dr. David Burbank, a LA dentist who
arrived in 1866 and became an early subdivider; the town of Burbank was founded in 1887 on
part of the Providencia Rancho.
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