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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Processing History
  • Biographical Note
  • Collection Scope and Contents
  • Collection Arrangement
  • Collection Number
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Frank L. Lathrop papers
    Date (inclusive): 1939-1962
    Collection Number: WRCA 051
    Creator: Lathrop, Frank L.
    Extent: 3.34 linear feet (8 boxes)
    Repository: Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
    Riverside, CA 92517-5900
    Abstract: The collection consists of correspondence, news clippings, manuscripts, and reports related primarily to the development and usage of the Klamath River Basin in the mid-20th century, created and compiled by consultant Frank L. Lathrop.
    Languages: The collection is in English.


    The collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    • Copyright has not been assigned to the University of California, Riverside Libraries, Special Collections & Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Distinctive Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], [date if possible]. Frank L. Lathrop papers (WRCA 051). Water Resources Collections and Archives. Special Collections & University Archives, University of California, Riverside.

    Processing History

    The collection was processed by the Water Resources Collections and Archives staff, and a machine-readable finding aid was created by James Lake in 1998. The finding aid was updated by Jessica Geiser in 2017.

    Biographical Note

    Frank L. Lathrop was born on April 3, 1882. He was a licensed real estate broker and a "specialist in fact finding." He resided in Yreka, California, and took interest in public lands and water-supply.

    Collection Scope and Contents

    The collection consists of correspondence, news clippings, manuscripts, and reports related primarily to the development and usage of the Klamath River Basin.

    Collection Arrangement

    The collection is arranged into two series as follows:
    • Series 1. Correspondence, 1945-1961
    • Series 2. Reports and Related Materials, 1939-1962

    Collection Number

    Collection number updated February 2019. Legacy collection number was LATH. This change was part of a project in 2018/2019 to update the collection numbers for collections in the Water Resources Collections and Archives.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.


    California. Klamath River Compact Commission
    California Oregon Power Company
    Klamath River (Or. and Calif.)
    Power resources -- Klamath River (Or. and Calif.)
    Water resources development -- California -- Siskiyou County
    Water resources development -- Law and legislation -- California

    Genres and Forms of Materials