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Guide to the Philip Martin Water Development Collection MS 188
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Series I: Water Developments: San Diego County

Box-folder 1:1

Reports and recommendations, 1924–1937

Box-folder 1:2

Reports and recommendations, 1949

Box-folder 1:3

Reports and recommendations, 1951-1960

Box-folder 1:4

Correspondence, 1938 September 10–1952 September 11


San Pasqual Valley Lands and Water Rights Tract Numbers (originally part of letter from Ed Fletcher Company to Fred Pyle, January 15, 1940) (in Oversize Collections D4)
Box-folder 1:5

Brochures and newsletters, 1957-1959 and undated

Box-folder 1:6

Newspaper articles, 1952 January 6–1961 October 21 and undated

Box-folder 1:7

Miscellanea, 1957 November 25–1959 April 29 and undated


Radio talk given by Jim Todd
Description of a bond issue by the San Diego County Water authority
Handwritten notes about the development of North Coastal waters

Series II: Water Rights: El Capitan Dam

Box-folder 1:8

Graphs and maps, 1912-1959


Diagram Showing Fluctuations of Water Tables in Observation Wells in San Luis Rey Valley 1912-1915 (in Oversize Collections D4)
Department of the Interior U.S. Geological Survey: Southern California Sheet No. 2., 1924 reprint of 1904 edition (in Oversize Collections D4)
Department of Water Resources map of State Water Resources Development System, 1959 (in Oversize Collections D4)
Box-folder 1:9

Reports and recommendations, 1922 December 4–1948 June 1 and undated

Box-folder 1:10

Philip Martin et al. vs. City of San Diego et al., 1935 August 8–1937 September 15

Box-folder 2:1

Governing decisions, 1913 March 28–1932 April 25


Decisions by the California Railroad Commission, San Diego City Council, and California State Congress
Box-folder 2:2

Correspondence, 1913 October 1–1941 March 11

Box-folder 2:3

Publicity, undated


Radio talk given by Philip Martin
Box-folder 2:4

Newspaper articles, 1936 July 24–1938 October 20

Box-folder 2:5

Miscellanea, undated


Drawings of a well and pipe on San Diego Pump
Well Drillers letterhead

Series III: Colorado River

Box-folder 2:6

Report on Farm and Range Conditions in Arizona, 1951 August 21

Box-folder 2:7

Correspondence, 1940 January 29–November 23

Box-folder 2:8

Brochures, 1936–1957 and undated

Box-folder 2:9

Newspaper articles, 1955–1960 and undated

Box-folder 2:10

Handwritten notes, undated


Series IV: Flood Control

Box-folder 2:11

Reports and recommendations, 1918–1959

Box-folder 2:12

Reports and recommendations, 1962 May 21


Flood Hazard Areas in San Diego County (originally after page 44) (in Oversize Collections D4)
Box-folder 2:13

Correspondence, 1938 December 23–1969 July 23

Box-folder 2:14

Newspaper articles, 1954 January 28–1961 August 10

Box-folder 2:15

Handwritten notes, undated


Series V: Water Conservation and Reclamation

Box-folder 2:16

Reports and recommendations, 1960 June

Box-folder 2:17

Reports and recommendations, 1967 and undated


Santee County Water District map of Santee Water Reclamation Project (originally after page 22 of The Development of “Total Use” Water Management at Santee, California) (in Oversize Collections D6)
Box-folder 2:18

Correspondence, 1961 July 31-August 30

Box-folder 2:19

Brochures, 1951-1968

Box-folder 2:20

Magazine and newspaper articles, 1956–1968


Series VI: Miscellanea

Box-folder 2:21

Miscellanea, 1959 and undated


Church announcement
Handwritten notes about Philip Martin’s World War I service