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City of Burbank underground water rights litigation records
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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.
26 Linear Feet (26 cartons)
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