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Guide to the Cyrus Grandison Baldwin Papers, Water Resources Collection
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Detailed Description of the Collection


Series 1 Water rights and Water use in San Bernardino County, California, 1891-1955


Subseries 1.1 Publications, 1937-1955

box 1, folder 2

"State Historical Landmark no. 514 Pomona Valley Water power Plant", 1955

box 1, folder 3

Claremont Courier, Sept. 1937. "Claremont Pioneers Noted in history of Resort Area.", 1937

box 1, folder 4

Claremont Courier, Sept. 17, 1937. "Hydro Electric Power Plant", 1937

box 1, folder 10

San Antonio Light and Power Co., Prospectus, 1891

box 1, folder 12

Consolidated Abstract and Title Guaranty of San Bernardino, Calif. , 1899-1902


Subseries 1.2 Exhibits with correspondence and reports about water use and water supplying California, 1897-1913

box 1, folder 1

Transcription of contents in Notebook Exhibits 1-9. [Notebook was disassembled], 1908


The document in this collection were removed from a notebook called exhibits. Below is a transcription of the list. There are 9 exhibits.

Scope and Content Note

Relating to Los Angeles, water powers, Baldwin, Cyrus G., Conduits 8/1/08. (1) Reports of Dr. Winders of Columbus who has the reputation of being the diagnostician. in that city, doing nothing else, and after an examination occupying most of one day. Of Dr. Stoughton of Claremont, CA. (2) Letters relating to facts of first filing first work on rights. (3) U.S. Regulations which the rights were first acquired and in conformity with which we incurred large expense before present policy was adopted and under which present policy was adopted and under which present policy no such loss as now threatens us could have been incurred. (4) Some papers and reports the "Mt. San Bernardino Power Company" of Los Angeles, filed to show the thorough organization and large amount of bona fide work undertaken and accomplished. (5) Irrigators' stipulation and friendly agreement with C. G. Baldwin and their letter to Riverside to hinder sale to that City. (6) Correspondence with the Department of Forestry as to the sale to the Edison Company. (7) Riverside Reports and Contracts showing the large amount of work involved and justifying the large expense reported as involved in that work which failed at last. (8?) Papers relating to Riverside and Redlands options during past year. (9?) Present Condition of negotiation with Edison Company under its new management.
box 1, folder 5

Correspondence and legal agreements about Mount San Bernardino Power Plant and San Gabriel Electric Company, 1901-1912

box 1, folder 6

Correspondence from/to United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service Department and Baldwin at Angeles, Water and Power about Mill Creek, San Bernardino County, 1909-1913

box 1, folder 7

Bear Valley Water Co. - Mill Creek, etc. 1898-1913

box 1, folder 8

Electricity in Southern California by Cyrus Grandison Baldwin, 1898

box 1, folder 9

Photos-Mill Creek, Falls Creek near Dobbs' Cabin, Lost Creek Falls, Summer P. Hunt and family, Alder Creek [San Bernardino Mountains], 1898-1913


Subseries 1.3 Microfilm, 1897-1913

box 1, folder 11

Microfilm copy of Baldwin Papers, 1898-1913


The microfilm supplements this collection of papers.