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Description
Correspondence, reports, documents, news clippings, and several descriptive photograph albums, pertaining to projects on dams, reservoirs, aqueducts, and other water supply works, groundwater and streamflow, in California, in particular for the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, and in Arizona and other Western States. Collection described in: Water Resources Reports and Papers in the J. B. Lippincott Collection,compiled by Gerald J. Giefer and Anelle McCarty Kloski (Water Resources Collections and Archives Series Report no. 21, 1970).
Background
Joseph Barlow Lippincott was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania, on October 10, 1864, the son of Joshua Allen and Harriet (Phillips) Lippincott. He attended Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, from 1880 to 1882, when the family moved to Kansas where he entered the University of Kansas at Lawrence.
Extent
42 linear feet 86 boxes
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the University of California, Riverside Libraries, Special Collections & Archives. Distribution or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. To the extent other restrictions apply, permission for distribution or reproduction from the applicable rights holder is also required. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
The collection is open for research.