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Guide to the Joseph Jeffry Prendergast Papers, Water Resources Collection
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  • Information for Researchers
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Joseph Jeffr\y Prendergast Papers
    creator: Prendergast, Jeffry Joseph
    Dates: 1944-1962
    Abstract: This collection of papers was assembled by Jeffry Pendergast. The Prendergast papers include documents about water rights and water supply in California from 1944-1962. Subjects include California Division of Water Resources, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, and the Areas/Counties of Origin. The area of origin statutes represent a legislative response in California to an absense of an effective for market pricing water.
    Extent: 2 boxes
    Repository: Claremont Colleges. Honnold/Mudd Library.
    800 N. Dartmouth Avenue
    Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library
    Claremont University Consortium
    Claremont, California 91711
    Collection Number: h19xx.0325
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English
    Physical Location: Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library. Claremont University Consortium.

    Information for Researchers

    Restrictions on Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact Special Collections Library staff.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Jeffry Joseph Prendergast Papers. Special Collections, Honnold Mudd Library, Claremont University Consortium.

    Acquisition Information


    Processing Information

    Arranged and Processed by Russell Michalak, 2009


    No additions to the collection is anticipated.

    Series Arrangement

    Series 1 California Mountain Water documents
    Series 2 Papers on Water Use in California
    Series 3 Area/Counties of Origin
    Series 4 California Government documents
    Series 5 Newspaper Clippings about San Bernardino Water Issues
    Series 6 Feather River Association

    Subject Headings

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection
    Prendergast (Joseph Jeffry)
    Area of Origin.
    California. Division of Water Rights
    County of Origin.
    Feather River (Calif.)--Water rights.
    Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
    Southern California History -- 1900 - 1970
    California. Division of Water Rights
    Western Americana -- 1900-1970