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Harris (A.L. and May) Arizona Financial and Legal Papers
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  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Preferred Citation
  • Scope and Contents
  • Biographical Note

  • Contributing Institution: Library and Archives at the Autry
    Title: A.L. and May Harris Arizona Papers
    Creator: Harris, May A.
    Creator: Harris, Archie Lee
    Identifier/Call Number: MS.1347
    Physical Description: 0.25 Linear Feet (11 folders)
    Date (inclusive): 1920 - 1942
    Language of Material: English .

    Conditions Governing Access

    Appointments to view materials are required. To make an appointment please visit https://theautry.org/research-collections/library-and-archives  and fill out the Researcher Application Form.

    Conditions Governing Use

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Autry Museum of the American West. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Research Services and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Autry Museum of the American West as the custodian of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    A.L. and May Harris Arizona Papers, 1920-1942, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry Museum of the American West, Los Angeles; MS.1347; [folder number] [folder title][date].

    Scope and Contents

    The A.L. and May Harris Arizona Papers contain legal and financial documents related to land transactions in Arizona and Los Angeles, California. There is also a report on the Paradise-Verde Irrigation Project written by A.L. Harris.

    Biographical Note

    A.L. Harris was a civil engineer who worked on the Salt River Project in Phoenix, Arizona beginning in 1903 May. Harris opened his own engineering office in Phoenix before moving to Los Angeles, California in 1915. He designed the reinforced concrete pier at Manhattan Beach, California. He married May Alderman, daughter of Louise Alderman, on 1911 December 25.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Civil engineering
    Los Angeles (Calif.)