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Owens Valley Collection, Water Resources Collection
H.Mss.0595  
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Description
Collection consists of newspaper clippings, government publications, reports, a map, and other documents related to the Los Angeles Aqueduct and conflict with Owens Valley residents. Papers represent the voices of Los Angeles County government officials, disgruntled Owens Valley residents, engineers, and individuals writing about the Los Angeles Aqueduct. Materials detail the water battle between Owens Valley residents and Los Angeles officials through newspapers, propaganda, and other publications. Also included are later publications on the environmental impact of the Los Angeles Aqueduct as well as written histories of the Owens Valley project and Los Angeles Aqueduct.
Extent
0.8 linear feet (2 document boxes)
Restrictions
All requests for permission to reproduce or to publish must be submitted in writing to Special Collections.
Availability
Collection open for research.