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Finding Aid for the Watt Loren Moreland Papers, 1911-1959
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Papers. 1911-1959

Creator/Collector: Moreland, Watt Loren, 1879-1959
Physical Description: (4 boxes and 1 flat box)

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Correspondence, papers, clippings, photographs, ephemera and printed matter concerning Los Angeles, truck manufacturing in Los Angeles, and the memorial committees for William B. Mathews, Ezra F. Scattergood and Harvey A. Van Norman, and for William Mulholland. The material on Los Angeles concerns freeways, the Department of Water and Power, city government and the Colorado River water projects. Also included are various California imprints, ca. 1911-1958, and programs of banquets and club meetings in Los Angeles.
W.L. Moreland was owner of the Moreland Motor Truck Company, the first motor transport company in Southern California. He was also active in water development in the Southern California area.