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American River, South Fork, California

Box 1

Letter dated 9/9/1 from Charles Silent to J.B. Lippincott asking the latter's opinion on a written statement regarding a proposed water project for South fork of the American River and Silver Creek in El Dorado County, prepared by Mr. S.P. Jewett 1_1 dated 8/15/01

Physical Description: 6 l. (typescript)
Box 1

Engineering report in letter form by J.B. Lippincott addressed to Charles Silent. On proposed power project on South fork of the American River in El Dorado County, Calif 1_2 September 21, 1901

Physical Description: 11 l. (typescript)

Scope and Contents

Includes stream flow records; cost estimates; reservoir sites (Jones, Wilson, Wright's Lakes and Dark Lake); value estimates.
 

Antelope Valley Water Company

 

Wright, Leroy A.

Box 1

Report on Antelope Valley Water Company's legal status, organization, purpose and appropriations on Piru Creek, Calif 2_1 1893?

Physical Description: 14 l. (typescript)
 

Vogelson, John A.

Box 1

"Field notes for the establishment of witness corners at Piru Creek Reservoir, Ventura County, Calif." 2_2 September 14, 1894

Physical Description: 6 l. (carbon copy)
 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 1

"Field notes for the establishment of witness corners at Piru Creek Reservoir, Ventura County, Calif." 2_2B September 14, 1894

Physical Description: 5 l
Box 1

"Field notes for the establishment of witness corners at Lockwood Reservoir, Ventura County, Calif." 2_3 September 24, 1894

Physical Description: 6 l. (typescript)
Box 1

"Engineer's statement regarding the Antelope Valley Water Company." 2_5 September 27, 1894

Physical Description: 29 l. (typescript)

Scope and Contents

Re: contemplated division of the waters of Piru Creek and Cuddy Creek to western Antelope Valley and to Rincon del Tejon in the southern San Joaquin Valley. September 27, 1894.
Bound with: supplementary statement, dated February 22, 1895. 1 l.
Box 1

"Memorandum of the gaging notes made on Piru Creek at Henderson's Ranch by the Antelope Valley Water Company 2_6 1892-1895."

Physical Description: 14 l. (typescript)
Box 1

"Memorandum of the notes of gagings made on Piru Creek at Henderson's Ranch by the Antelope Valley Water Co 2_7 1892-1895."

Physical Description: 13 l. (typescript)
Box 1

Ledger of expenses submitted to Antelope Valley Water Co. covering San Diego 2_9 January 1894 to June 1895 June 1, 1895

Physical Description: 23 l. (handwritten)
Box 1

"Field notes for Piru Creek Reservoir, Ventura County, Calif." 2_4 September 22, 1894

Physical Description: 6 l. (typescript)
Box 1

"Field notes for Lockwood Reservoir, Ventura County, Calif." 2_4B September 1894

Physical Description: 4 l. (typescript)
Box 1

"Antelope Valley Water Company map of portion of Beale Estate, Kern County, Calif." 55x48. Scale: 1 inch to 1 mile 2_8

 

Schuyler, James D.

Box 1

"Antelope Valley Water Company report of water supply and projected irrigation works." Los Angeles 2_10 March 29, 1895

Physical Description: 22 l. (typescript)

Scope and Contents

In letter form, addressed to president and directors of the company; in agreement with report by J.B. Lippincott (2-2 through 2-5 above).
Box 1

Letter to H.J. Stewart regarding an interview with Lippincott on the sale of Antelope Valley Water Co. properties, franchises, water rights, etc. to Hualapai Gold Mining Co. Los Angeles 2_11 May 23, 1896

Physical Description: 6 l. (typescript)

Scope and Contents

Bound with: two letters from J.B. Lippincott to H.J. Stewart submitting propositions as instructed by the Antelope Valley Water Co. regarding negotiations of sale of properties May 29 and 30, 1895. 5 l.
 

Cole, Burt

Box 1

"Application for right of way for certain reservoirs, and for permission to construct the same upon public lands of the United States." 2_12 July 6, 1900

Physical Description: 2 l. (typescript)
Box 1

Correspondence with U.S. Dept. of the Interior, General Land Office regardng applications for right of way to the Piru Creek Reservoir 2_13 1895-1904

Physical Description: 12 l
 

Beach Land Company

 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 1

"General specifications for the graduation of streets and blocks in the townsite of Playa del Rey, Los Angeles County, Calif." Los Angeles 3_1 1902

Physical Description: 4 l. (typescript)
Box 1

Instructions for planting bermuda grass and shrubs on a sea wall 3_3

Physical Description: 10 l. (typescript)
Box 1

Letter to Henry P. Barbour, Manager, Beach Land Co. concerning proposed pier at Playa del Rey, Calif 3_4 December 18, 1902

Physical Description: 4 l. (typescript)
Box 1

Letter to the U.S. Secretary of War transmitting sketches showing location and intent of works proposed at Playa del Rey Playa del Rey, Calif 3_5 December 22, 1902

Physical Description: 2 l. (typescript)

Scope and Contents

Sketches missing.
Box 1

Quotations from Crane Company, Los Angeles and R.D. Wood and Company, Philadelphia for 800 feet of flexible joint pipe and 600 feet of water pipe 3_2 September 1902

Physical Description: 4 l
 

Bear Valley Dam, California

 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 1

"Memorandum of Bear Valley Dam investigations." 4_1 1903

Physical Description: 12 l. illus. (typescript)

Scope and Contents

Investigations on the elasticity, expansion under heat and deflection under water pressure of Bear Valley Dam, San Bernardino County, Calif.
Box 1

Map of Mojave River and vicinity 4_2 1918?

Physical Description: map 36" × 43"

Scope and Contents

Deep Creek Quadrangle map, with notations, showing Bear Valley Reservoir and other features.
 

Beardsley Project, Arizona

 

Arizona. Superior Court

Box 1

"In the Superior Court of the State of Arizona, in and for the county of Maricopa. Southwest Cotton Co., a corporation, and Valley Ranch Co., a corporation, Plaintiffs, vs. Maricopa County Municipal Water Conservation District Number One, a corporation, Beardsley Land and Investment Co., a corporation, Carl Pleasant and Tom L. Green, Defendants. Opinion." Phoenix 5_1 September 6, 1927

Physical Description: 39 l. (typescript)

Scope and Contents

Part 2: Envelope of diagrams and tables on stream flow, reservoir operations, etc. on Lake Pleasant Dam for report to state of Arizona as evidence.
 

Kerr, S.A.

Box 1

"Report on Maricopa County Municipal Water Conservation District No.1." (Beardsley Project) 5_2 December 30, 1927

Physical Description: 14 l. fold.tables. (typescript)

Scope and Contents

Transmitted with covering letter to U.D. Clotfelter, Santa Fe Land Improvement Co., by J.B. Lippincott.
Box 1

File of notes and tables on the discharge and runoff of the Agua Fria and Verde Rivers; storage capacity of Lake Pleasant Reservoir and the delivery of gravity water from Lake Pleasant to the Southwest Cotton Co 5_3 1889-1927

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Includes notes on two reports: "Water and power analysis for the Agua Fria Land and Water Co." by John G. Bailliache, May 22, 1924; and "Analysis of reports on proposed power development ob Agua Fria River, Arizona," Quinton, Code and Hill, December 7, 1927.
 

Noetzli, Fred A.

Box 1

"Report on repairing and strengthening of the Lake Pleasant Multiple Arch Dam." Los Angeles 5_4 May 5, 1927

Physical Description: 33 l. (typescript)
Box 1

"Lake Pleasant Dam." Folder of blueprint drawings. Sections of buttresses 5_5 1927?

Physical Description: 14 l
 

Ransome, F.L.

Box 1

"Preliminary notes on Lake Pleasant Dam." Phoenix 5_6 November 9, 1928

Physical Description: 5 l. (carbon copy)
 

Fraps, J.A.

Box 1

"Report on the Lake Pleasant Dam." 5_7 August 22, 1928

Physical Description: 34 l. tables, fold.plates. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Report by Engineering, Arizona State Certification Board.
Appendix A (one copy). 33 l. fold.plates.
 

Osborne (Raymond G) Laboratories.

Box 2

"Report on analyses of water." 5_8 November 9, 17 and December 7, 1928

Physical Description: 14 l. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Report of analyses of water and stone of and around Lake Pleasant as submitted by J.B. Lippincott.
Box 2

"Estimate of cost of reinforcing Lake Pleasant Dam." 5_9 March 8, 1929

Physical Description: 1 folder. tables, fold.plates
 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 2

"Report on Lake Pleasant Dam", by J.B. Lippincott, D.C. Henny, and F.L. Ransome 5_10 December 17, 1928

Physical Description: 98 l. plates, part fold. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Engineering report addressed to W.W. Lane, Arizona State Engineer on repair of Lake Pleasant Dam.
Box 2

"Maricopa County Municipal Water Conservation District No.1." 1929

Physical Description: 34 l. (handwritten)
 

"Report on excavation of an emergency cut through the spillway of Lake Pleasant Dam, Agua Fria River, Arizona." 5_14 May 1929

Physical Description: 20 l. illus., fold.plate. (typescript)

Scope and Contents

Includes contract between the State Water Commissioner of Arizona and Sharp and Fellows Contracting Company, as well as letter from S.A. Kerr to Arizona State Engineer.
Box 2

"Western portion of Salt River Valley showing Maricopa County Municipal Water Conservation District No. ONe." 5_11 May 29, 1926

Physical Description: map 51×37-1/2 cm. Scale 1": 2 miles
 

Kerr, S.A.

Box 2

Report in form of a letter to Arizona State Engineer concerning emergency spillway construction 5_12 March 22, 1929

Physical Description: 7 l
 

Arizona. Supreme Court. No.2872

Box 2

"In the Supreme Court of the State of Arizona. Maricopa County Municipal Water Conservation District No. 1, et al, Appellants, vs. Southwest Cotton Company, Appellees. Brief amicus curiae." Los Angeles, Parker, Stone Baird Co 5_15 1931

Physical Description: 23 pages

Scope and Contents

Another (draft) copy. 36 l. (carbon copy)
 

Anonymous

Box 2, Box 2

"Beardsley Project: opinion of title with citation of authorities. Some fundamental differences in irrigation laws of California and Arizona." 5_16 undated

Physical Description: 17 l. (carbon copy)
 

Buckeye Irrigation Company

 

Fox, Charles Kirby

Box 2

"Report on the Buckeye Irrigation Company's proposed weir, Gila River, Maricopa County, Arizona." Los Angeles 6_1 1920

Physical Description: 6 v. photos, fold.plates

Scope and Contents

Contents.- v.l. Historical.- v.2. Hydrographic. v.3. Designs and estimates.- v.4. Buckeye Valley. v.5. Engineer's estimate.- v.6. Contract plans and specifications.
 

Harris, A.L.

Box 3

Tables 1-5, Salt River, Arizona 6_2 1921

Scope and Contents

Curves, tables for inflow, irrigation demand, evaporation, storage for Roosevelt Reservoir.
Box 3

Tables 1-7, Verde River, Arizona 6_3 1921

Scope and Contents

Curves, tables for inflow, irrigation demand, evaporation, storage for Camp Verde and Horseshoe Reservoir.
 

Arizona. Superior Court of Maricopa County

Box 3

"Nels Benson, Plaintiff vs. John Allison and four hundred and fifty other defendants. Decree." 6_4 November 14, 1917

Physical Description: 14 pages

Scope and Contents

Re: diversion of water Salt, Agua Fria and Gila Rivers.
 

Chatsworth Dam, California

 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow, et al

Box 3

File of correspondence concerning construction on Chatsworth Dam 7_1 1930-1931

Box 3

"Notes on wooden sheet piling, Chatsworth Dam, Los Angeles County, California." 7_2 March 20, 1931

Physical Description: 6 l. illus., photos. (carbon copy)
Box 3

"Report of consulting board on alterations and improvements for enlargement of Chatsworth Reservoir, Chatsworth, California." By Chas. D. Marx, J.B. Lippincott and John P. Buwalda, members of board. Los Angeles 7_3 May 8, 1931

Physical Description: (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Site is on Los Angeles River in the San Fernando Valley.
 

Colorado Delta Canal Company

 

Sellew, Francis L.

Box 3

"Colorado Delta Canal Company, review of scheme." 8_1 June 1908

Physical Description: 31 l. illus., tables, fold.plates in envelope. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Report addressed to A.E. Chandler, Engineer, U.S. Reclamation Service.
Bound with: report by G.L. Bennett, Secretary, Colorado Delta Canal Co., November 30, 1903 (9 l.); report by Julius M. Howells, November 30, 1903 with postscript by J.D. Schuyler, (17 l.); "History of Colorado Delta Canal Co." by O.P. Bondesson, (5 l.); and "Appropriations for water from Colorado River: Copy of Record", (15 l.).
Regarding irrigation of mesa lands (Yuma Valley) by water pumping.
Box 3

File of correspondence concerning Colorado Delta Canal Company 8_2 1903-1908

Physical Description: 1 folder
 

Colorado River Basin

 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 4

"The lower Colorado River." 9_1 1904

Physical Description: 421 l. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

History and settlement of the Colorado River Basin and Imperial Valley as of 1904.
Box 4

"The Colorado River." 9_2 1915?

Physical Description: 12 l. fold.table. (carbon copy)
Box 4

"The Colorado River." 9_3 1915?

Physical Description: 14 l. (typescript)

Scope and Contents

"Paper before Inland Waterways Commission, 1915."
Box 4

"Ultimate water supply and irrigable areas of the Lower Colorado River Basin." 9_10 June 1926

Physical Description: 15 l. tables, 1 fold
Box 4

"The Colorado River Project." Los Angeles 9_12 December 1926

Physical Description: 8 l. (mimeo)
Box 5

"Colorado River data used in water resources investigations, State of California 9_13 1925-26-27."

Physical Description: 1 envelope

Scope and Contents

Includes: "Engineering memorandum of conference between Commissioners of California, Arizona, and Nevada relative to the Colorado River in December 1926." 18 l. (typescript); "Lower Colorado River, California proposition, February 1927,: (draft copy); "Arizona proposal, February 1927," (draft copy); "Statement by Reid of Arizona at Los Angeles, December 15, 1926."
Box 5

Data concerning diversion of Colorado River water to California 9_15 1926

Physical Description: 3 v

Scope and Contents

Vol.1- "Data concerning diversion of Colorado River to Pacific slope of Southern California." December 18, 1926. 27 l. tables. (carbon copy)
Vol.2- "Data concerning distributary conduits for Colorado River water on Pacific slope of Southern California." December 18, 1926. 12 l. illus., tables. (carbon copy)
Vol.3- "Preliminary draft of summary report to the Legislature of 1927 on water resources of California and a coordinated plan for their development." December 30, 1926. 35 l. tables. (carbon copy)
Box 5

File of miscellaneous maps and data on Colorado River: history, gagings, runoff, damsites, etc 9_14 1920-1930

 

Holabird, William H.

Box 4

Statement on Colorado River by Receiver of the California Development Company 9_4 May 20, 1913

Physical Description: 22 l. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Statement addressed to Franklin K. Lane, Secretary of the Interior requesting an increase in water diverted to the Imperial Valley. Also requesting full investigation of rights to use of waters of the Colorado River. Includes copy of contract between General D. Manuel Gonzales Cosio and Lic. Ignacio Sepulveda concerning carrying waters of the Colorado River through Mexican territory. Mexico City, May 17, 1904
Box 4

File of correspondence concerning Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce and the Colorado River Committee's proposals for development of Colorado River projects 9_5 1920-1925

Scope and Contents

Relating mainly to attempt to build local support for the proposed Boulder Dam development.
 

Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce

Box 4

"Colorado River papers from Chamber of Commerce." 9_6 1926

Physical Description: 1 v. illus., fold.maps

Scope and Contents

Contents: A collection of statements refuting a paper by Charles Kirby Fox, who maintained that salt deposits in Boulder Canyon would adversely affect stored water.- "The 37th parallel gravity line to bring water from the Colorado River for the service of Arizona, Utah, Nevada and California", by Charles Kirby Fox, May 25, 1926. 13 l.- "Notes by Chas. Kirby Fox, member Am. Soc. C.E. and glossary compiled by him relating to the saline deposits in the Virgin River Basin at its junction with the Colorado River", December 1925. 33 l.
 

U.S. Congress. House. Committee on Irrigation of Arid Lands

Box 4

"Colorado River." 9_7 February 15, 1924

Physical Description: 2 v. (typescript)

Scope and Contents

Part 1 (morning session). 39 l.
Part 2 (Afternoon session). 36 l.
Testimony of William Mulholland.
 

Sonderegger, A.L.

Box 4

"Report on Colorado River water supply and requirements made jointly for Imperial and Coachella Valleys." Los Angeles 9_8 December 1925

Physical Description: 16 l. tables, fold.plate. (typescript)
Box 4

File of correspondence concerning land irrigated and subject to irrigation from the rivers and streams in the state of Arizona that are tributaries to the Colorado River 9_9

Physical Description: 1 folder
 

Allison, J.C.

Box 4

"Water supply of Colorado River and flood control." 9_11 December 8, 1926

Physical Description: 13 l. (carbon copy)
 

Debler, Erdman B.

Box 5

"Stream flow of Lower Colorado River and its tributaries." U.S. Bureau of REclamation 9_16 December 1934

Physical Description: 117 l. illus., tables. (mimeo)
 

U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

Box 5

"Imperial Dam: drawings." 9_17 July and August, 1935

Physical Description: 1 v. 94 drawings, part fold
Box 6

Kerr, S.A. 9_18

 

"Colorado River data." 1935

Physical Description: 1 v. illus., tables, part fold

Scope and Contents

Data relating to quality of Colorado River water. Includes "Forecast of Colorado River flows into Mexico for the period 1940 to 1960."
 

File of miscellaneous printed information, maps. newspaper clippings, etc. relating to Colorado River 9_19 1911-1931

Physical Description: 1 folder
 

File of reports and correspondence, J.B. Lippincott, U.S. Geological Survey and U.S. Reclamation Service, concerning Colorado River break and consequent flooding of Salton Sink 9_20 1905-1906

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Includes: letter report, "... descriptive of present and possible conditions on the Colorado River, near Yuma, Arizona, and in the Imperial Valley,: by D.W. Murphy and Homer Hamlin, July 25, 1905. 8 l.; letter report, "Diversion of Colorado River by California Development Company." by J.B. Lippincott, September 5, 1905. 5 l.; letter reports, "Board meeting on Laguna Dam," (May 19, 1906) and "Imperial Canal - Board Report," (June 13, 1906).
 

Reports and correspondence concerning protection works on lower Colorado River 9_21 1911-1912

Scope and Contents

Includes: letter report to Director, U.S. Reclamation Service, "Closing the Bee River channel, maintenance of levees, etc. in relation to Imperial Valley,: by Francis L. Sellew, May 19, 1911. 18 l.; "Col. Ockerson's preliminary report on Reclamation Service work, lower Colorado River"; conference report, "Colorado River report," Washington, D.C., June 7, 1911. 7 l.; "Protection work along the lower Colorado River," by J.A. Ockerson, March 5, 1912. 4 p.
 

Los Angeles City Bureau of Water Works and Supply 9_22

 

Blythe route for proposed Colorado River Aqueduct

Physical Description: 6 l. (carbon copy)
 

Allison, J.C. 9_23

 

Route for conduit from the Colorado River to the coast cities September 1931

Physical Description: 12 l. map. (mimeo)

Scope and Contents

A plan for conveying water to coastal cities via an aqueduct partly traversing an area south of the international border. Called here "International Project".
 

Colorado River allocation 9_24 1932

Scope and Contents

Includes "Agreement" dated August 18, 1931, and letter from State Engineer Edward Hyatt concerning this draft agreement to which Palo Verde Irrigation District made a reservation.
 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow 9_25

 

"Mr. Lippincott's Colorado River speech." 192-

Physical Description: 8 l. (typescript)
 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow 9_26

 

"Estimate of the amount of waste water flowing into the Salton Sea based on evaporation records." Los Angeles 1930

Physical Description: 4 l. (typescript)

Scope and Contents

Colorado River Aqueduct losses and waste into the Salton Sink.
 

Fairbanks Ranch, San Diego County, California

Box 6

Volk, Kenneth Q. 10_1

 

Letter to Mr. Robert Fairbanks transmitting preliminary report on water development for Fairbanks property at Rancho Santa Fe, San Diego County, California November 3, 1926

Physical Description: 5 l. tables, fold.maps, plates
 

California. Superior Court, County of San Diego 10_2

 

"Douglas Fairbanks vs. Santa Fe Valley Land Company and others. Complaint in action for declaratory relief." 1928

Physical Description: 20+ l. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Complaint filed over water rights from San Dieguito River.
 

California. Superior Court, County of San Diego 10_3

 

"Douglas Fairbanks vs. Santa Fe Land Company and others; judgment." 1930

Physical Description: 36 l. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Final judgment apportioning water rights to various parties concerned.
 

File of data concerning Fairbanks Ranch, Rancho Santa Fe, San Diego County, California 10_4 1917-1932

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Contains well logs, maps, damsites, etc.
 

File of correspondence concerning Fairbanks Ranch, Rancho Santa Fe, San Diego County, California 10_5 1926-1932

Physical Description: 1 folder
 

Falls Creek, California

 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 6

Letter to B.L. Harding, Los Angeles 11_1 September 3, 1901

Physical Description: 10 l. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Letter is a preliminary report of opportunities of developing electric power on Falls Creek, a tributary of the Tyolumne River, on the western slope of the Sierra Nevadas in California.
 

Fresno, California

 

United States. Circuit Court, 9th Judicial Circuit, Southern District of California, Northern Division

Box 7

"Fresno Water Company vs. the City of Fresno." 12_1, 2, 5

Box 7

12_1 March 1902

Physical Description: 3 l. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Deposition of J.B. Lippincott concerning value of Fresno Water Works as of March 1902.
Box 7

12_2 March 1903

Physical Description: 4 l. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Deposition of J.B. Lippincott as to size, class and length of pipe lines of the Fresno Water Company.
Box 7

12_5 March 2, 1903

Physical Description: 5 l. (typescript)
 

Fresno, City of

Box 7

A bill proposing an ordinance establishing water rates and fixing compensation for use within the City of Fresno for the year commencing 12_3 July 1, 1902 and ending June 30, 1903

Physical Description: 5 l. (carbon copy)
 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 7

Letter to Fresno City Council containing estimate of value of Fresno City Water Works 12_4 October 22, 1902

Physical Description: 10 l. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Report prepared jointly with I. Teilman.
 

Gila Bend Dam, Arizona

 

McMillan, James

Box 7

"Report of the receiver of the Gila Bend Reservoir and Irrigation Co., the Arizona Construction Company and the Peoria Canal Co." 13_1 1894

Physical Description: 22 p. tables
 

Turner, Henry L. Company, Bankers

Box 7

Prospectus offering for sale the receiver's certificate on the Gila Bend Irrigation Dam and Cana. Chicago 13_2 1894

Physical Description: 12 p. illus
 

Jacobs, Joseph

Box 7

Letter to Arthur P. Davis, U.S. Geological Survey, transmitting notes and blueprints on Gila Bend Reservoir and Irrigation Company 13_3 December 29, 1896

Physical Description: 13 l. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Enclosures missing.
 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 7

Report in letter form to Charles F. Ainsworth and Charles E. Crowley concerning Gila Bend Dam 13_4 July 1, 1901

Physical Description: 27 l. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

"Original report."
Box 7

Report in letter form to Charles F. Ainsworth and Charles E. Crowley concerning Gila Bend Dam 13_5 September 16, 1901

Physical Description: 26 l. photos, charts. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

"Revised report."
 

Hetch Hetchy Study

 

Bowen, E.R.

Box 7

"Original notes: Hetch Hetchy study." 14_1 1916?

Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged) tables, maps

Scope and Contents

Handwritten caption, "original notes, Hetch Hetchy estimates, East Side San Joaquin Valley to Irvington Gate House."
 

Hodges Dam, California

Box 7

File of correspondence with Santa Fe Land Improvement Company relating to condition and necessary repairs to Hodges Dam, San Diego County, California 15_1 1927-1928

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

A Board of Consulting Engineers composed of Louis Hill, A.J. Wiley, C.R. Olberg and geologist C.F. Tolman found Hodges Dam required structural analysis. Correspondence with H.N. Savage, City Engineer of San Diego and S.R. Nelson, Manager, Rancho Santa Fe.
 

International Boundary Commission. United States and Mexico

Box 7

File of miscellaneous correspondence, maps, photos concerning International Boundary between U.S. and Mexico 16_1 1931-1935

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Includes data on tides at mouth of Colorado River, "Brief outline of prior discussions, Colorado River 1910-1930"
 

International Boundary Commission. United States and Mexico

Box 7

"Minute no.129 and engineering reports on Rio Grande Rectification Project, El Paso-Juarez Valley." El Paso 16_2 November 1, 1931

Physical Description: 74 l. (typescript)
 

Crecelius, S.F.

Box 7

"Report on the probable effect of storage of flood waters of the Colorado and Gila Rivers on the maximum and minimum flow at the International Boundary and on flood control in the Colorado River Delta." 16_3 1932

Physical Description: 101 l. illus., tables, fold.charts. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

"Confidential preliminary report."
 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 7

"Notes on report by Col. S.F. Crecelius on Colorado River." 16_4 1932?

Physical Description: 22 l
Box 7

File on Caballo Dam, Rio Grande River 16_5 1931-1934

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, plans, maps.
Box 7

"Report of board of engineers on Rio Grande rectification project and Rio Grande between American Dam and Mexican Dam." 16_6 November 6, 1938

Physical Description: 17 l. fold.maps, plates. (carbon copy)
Box 7

"Summary of report of the engineering conference to the American commissioner, International Boundary Commission, United States and Mexico." 16_7 January 1940

Physical Description: 7 l. (mimeo)
 

International Water Commission. United States and Mexico

 

International Water Commission. United States and Mexico

Box 8

"Colorado River data." 17_1 March 1, 1932

Physical Description: 1 v. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Includes "copy of the English text of the Priest-Favela report of the conditions of the Lower Colorado River. The missing pages are the Spanish text," (quotation from preliminary pages); "Report on the conditions of the Lower Colorado River for the International Water Commission, United States and Mexico," by Ray M. Priest and J.L. Favela, August 1930. 200 l. Photos and plates missing.
Also includes "Minutes of the meetings of the International Water Commission, United States and Mexico, pertaining to the Colorado River - November 1930 to April 28, 1931 (last meeting)."
 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 8

"Our Southwestern International water problems." 17_2 October 1938

Physical Description: 37 l. (typescript)

Scope and Contents

Paper presented at the 19th annual convention of the California Section of the American Water Works Association at Riverside, California.
 

Laguna de Tache Ranch, Fresno County, California

 

Hamlin, Homer

Box 8

"Underground water on Laguna de Tache Rancho." Los Angeles 18_1 September 15, 1903

Physical Description: 11 l. map. (typescript)

Scope and Contents

Engineering report on the feasibility of pumping water for irrigation on the Laguna de Tache Rancho, Kings River bottom lands, near Kingsburg, Fresno County.
 

La Mesa, Lemon Grove and Spring Valley Irrigation District

 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 8

"Plans and estimates for obtaining a water supply for the La Mesa, Lemon Grove and Spring Valley Irrigation District." 19_1 January 1914

Physical Description: 46 l. tables. (typescript)
 

Lemoore Canal Irrigation Company and Last Chance Water Ditch Company

 

Kings River Water Association

Box 8

"Administrative agreement, water rights indenture and monthly diversion schedules of Kings River Water Association." Fresno 20_1 May 1927

Physical Description: 72 p. fold.tables
Box 8

Kings River: tables, diversion tables 20_2 1929-1934

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 8

"Distribution system of the Lemoore Canal and Irrigation Company and Empire, Heinlen and Jacobs Canals." 20_3 undated

Physical Description: map 21×38"
 

California. Superior Court, Kings County

Box 8

"Lemoore Canal and Irrigation Company and Last Chance Water Ditch Company, plaintiffs, vs. Kings River Water Association." 20_4 June 1934

Physical Description: 80 p. (mimeo)
Box 8

"Lemoore Canal and Irrigation Company and Last Chance Water Ditch Company, plaintiffs, vs. Kings River Water Association." 20_4 November 1934

Physical Description: 13 l. (carbon copy)
 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 8

"Memorandum relative to the suit of Lemoore and Last Chance Canals vs. Kings River Water Association." 20_6 December 18, 1934

Physical Description: 11 l. fold.table. (typescript)

Scope and Contents

Review of June 1934 brief, from an engineering standpoint.
Box 8

"Notes re: Lemoore Canal and Irrigation Co., Acct. Bureau of Reclamation and Army Engineers reports on Kings River Project." 20_9 1940

Physical Description: 1-6 l. tables. (partly handwritten)

Scope and Contents

Regarding Pine Flat Reservoir. Partial contents: Review of House Document 631; notes on conversations and conferences with Walker Young; comparisons of Bureau and Army reports; Board of Review for Water Users reports.
Box 9

"Benefits to Lemoore from Pine Flat, both for 30,000 ac. ft. and 40,000 ac. ft." 20_11 1918-1938

Physical Description: 1 envelope. tables
 

Tyler, M.C.

Box 8

"Board of Army engineers report." 20_7 June 26, 1939

Physical Description: 6 l. (mimeo)

Scope and Contents

Report on Kings River and Tulare Lake, California to the Chief Engineer, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, from M.C. Tyler, Brig. Gen., Corps of Engineers.
Bound with: "Chief of Engineer's reconciled report," January 29, 1940, by J.S. Schley.
 

U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

Box 8

"Report on the Kings River Project, California." 20_8 January 1940

Physical Description: 73 l. tables. (mimeo)

Scope and Contents

Report #29A.
 

Benedict, J.B.

Box 8

"Review of the reports on the Kings River multiple purpose project of the U.S. Army Engineers and the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation for the Lemoore Canal and Irrigation Company," by J.B. Benedict and J.B. Lippincott 20_10 June 1940

Physical Description: 105 l. illus., tables. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Bound in: "Supplement," August 1940. 12 l.; manuscript included.
 

U.S. Army Engineers

Box 9

Kings River tables 20_12 1895-1938

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 9

File of correspondence and memoranda concerning Lemoore Canal and Irrigation Co. and Last Chance Water Ditch Co 20_13 1934-1940

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence re: complaint against members of Kings River Water Association; "Memorandum of a conference between E.B. Debler, W.G. Irving, J.B. Benedict and J.B. Lippincott relative to the Kings River Project," June 25, 1940; correspondence with Lemoore Canal and Irrigation Co., John R. Page (Commissioner, USBR), and H.L. Haehl re: Pine Flat Reservoir.
Box 9

"Synopsis of report, Kings River Pine Flat Association, report on Kings River Project." Fresno 20_14 February 1943

Physical Description: 30 l. (typescript)

Scope and Contents

"... prepared by Engineers representing the Kings River-Pine Flat Association assisted by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation." (p.l.)
 

Lindsay-Strathmore Irrigation District

 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 9

"Lindsay-Strathmore Irrigation District... engineering data and computations." 21_1 1918-1931

Physical Description: 4 v. maps, graphs

Scope and Contents

Compilation of material in various forms, handwritten, typewritten, blueprint. Notebooks numbered 2, 3, 4 and 6. Index to entire set refers to seven volumes (books numbered 1, 5 and 7 missing).
Partial contents: "Book 2" - Data and computations. Seepage; Wutchumna Canal rights, (Wutchumna Water Company); Kaweah River; Foothill Ditch; "Book 3" - Data and computations. Storage reservoirs; "Study of ground water storage problem on the Rancho de Kaweah," by Lippincott, Gamperle and Vincent, December 12, 1930; "Memorandum relative to the regulation of the portion of the water purchased by the Lindsay-Strathmore Irrigation District which cannot be directly diverted to the District," March 30, 1931; "Book 4" - Ditch diversions. 1920. 1921. Diversions 1917, Forbes vs. Bulletin 3; "Book 6" - Seepage on St. Johns River.
Box 10

"People's Ditch Company; seepage computations." 21_2 1933

Physical Description: 1 v
Box 10

"1933 People's Ditch... ditch measurements." 21_3 1933

Physical Description: 1 v
Box 10

"Miller and Lux." 21_4 1927-1936

Physical Description: 1 v

Scope and Contents

Partial contents: "Control of salinity in Sacramento - San Joaquin Delta,: by R. Matthew, November 17, 1937; "Memorandum... report of committee of consultants on the suitability of the proposed substitutional water supply for part of the Central Valley Project,: by S.A. Kerr, February 17, 1938; data on Delta water quality; Delta flow; Sacramento River flow, runoff, Riparian uses Redding to Sacramento; San Joaquin River, flow, salinity.
 

Los Angeles, California

 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow?

Box 10

"Operation of the Los Angeles out-fall sewer and sewage irrigation." 22_1 1897

Physical Description: 16 l. fold. tables. (carbon copy)
 

Los Angeles (City).

Box 10

Invitation to the opening of Los Angeles Aqueduct and Exposition Park 22_2 November 5, 6, 1913

Physical Description: 8 p. illus
Box 10

File of data concerning City of Los Angeles water works and supply 22_3 1925?

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Contains information on costs of land and right of way purchased by the Department of Public Service; also reservoir site maps.
 

Mulholland, William

Box 10

"Map, profile and miscellaneous data, Los Angeles Aqueduct,: by Wm. Mulholland and J.B. Lippincott 22_4 1911?

Physical Description: 9 l. illus., maps, plates (part fold.) (blueprint copy)
 

Lippincott and Parker, Engineers

Box 10

"Los Angeles City water works." Los Angeles 22_5 May 1905

Physical Description: map 4' x4-1/2'

Scope and Contents

Shows details of lands irrigated during winter only; throughout the year; by sewage; flumes, ditches, pumping plants with their capacities.
 

Los Angeles. Dept. of Parks

Box 10

"Silver Lake Parkway: a brief discussion of the proposed Silver Lake Parkway and its relation to a park and boulevard system for Los Angeles." 22_6 February 1912

Physical Description: 11 p. illus., maps + insert (2 p.)
Box 10

Supplement to The California Outlook, vol. 11, no. 21 22_7 November 18, 1911

Physical Description: 20 p. illus., maps

Scope and Contents

Partial contents: "Containing the suggestions of the Los Angeles Park Commission for a comprehensive system of parks and boulevards for Los Angeles and the report of L. D. Cox... on the Arroyo Seco Parkway"; "Park methods and results: a comparison of Los Angeles and other western cities," by J.B. Lippincott; "The Arroyo Seco - a California parkway," by Laurie Davidson Cox.
 

Los Angeles County Flood Control District

 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 10

Letter to Mssrs. Kendrick and Knott, Los Angeles, concerning recommendations for flood control measures Los Angeles 23_1 July 16, 1902

Physical Description: 7 l. (carbon copy)
Box 10

"Revised notes upon flood flows of streams in Los Angeles County during February 1914." Los Angeles 23_2 June 1915

Physical Description: 30 l. photos, tables, fold.plates. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Submitted to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors by J.B. Lippincott in his capacity as Chairman of the Committee on Stream Discharge of the Los Angeles County Board of Engineers of Flood Control.
 

Reagan, J.W.

Box 10

"Tentative report to the Board of Supervisors of the Los Angeles County Flood Control District, outlining the work already done and future needs of flood control and conservation with tentative estimates, maps, plans and flood pictures." 23_3 February 7, 1924

Physical Description: 53 l. illus., tables, fold.maps, plates. (carbon copy)
Box 10

"Rainfall runoff - above Azusa." 23_4

Physical Description: 1 v. tables, part fold

Scope and Contents

Rainfall-runoff studies, covering years 1890 to 1927.
 

Burke, Maxwell F.

Box 11

"Calculation of flood flows." 23_5 1939

Physical Description: 22 l. (mimeo)

Scope and Contents

Paper prepared by member of the Los Angeles County Flood Control District Hydraulic Division. Transmitted with covering letters to Kenneth Q. Volk from H.E. Hedger and Paul Baumann of the Los Angeles County Flood Control District. (September 1941).
Box 11

File of maps, charts and date concerning Los Angeles County 23_6 1914-1957

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Includes: "Index map San Fernando Valley flood of 1938."; L.A.C.F.C.D. Comprehensive plan for flood control and conservation, general features."
 

Los Angeles County Flood Control District

Box 11

"Comprehensive plan for flood control and conservation in Los Angeles County, report no.1, Big Tujunga Dam and Big Tujunga Channel." Los Angeles 23_7 1928

Physical Description: 2 parts

Scope and Contents

Part I missing.
Contents.- Part I-Text, Part II-Diagrams.
Box 11

"Flood control advocate, issued in the interests of the county and city flood control bond election, Tuesday, February 20, 1917." 23_8

Physical Description: 4 p. illus

Scope and Contents

Partial contents: "City and county join in campaign to control wild storm-waters."
 

Las Flores Water Company

Box 11

Three letters to Major H.T. Lee, Lee Scott, Attorneys, Los Angeles, concerning Las Flores Canyon investigation Two from J.B. Lippincott, One from Homer Hamlin 24_1 dated March 26, 1901 and September 13, 1900 dated January 8, 1902

Physical Description: 19 l. (bound together) (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Located in Los Angeles County.
Box 11

"Los (sic) Flores Water Company. Report of water measured by two inch meter (copied from Brent's book)." 24_2 1896-1901

Physical Description: 9 l. (typescript)

Scope and Contents

Discharge from Las Flores Canyon including all tunnels of the Las Flores Company, but not the McNally tunnel.
 

Lytle Creek Water and Improvement Company

 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 11

Letter to the directors of the Lytle Creek Water and Improvement Co., Rialto, California 25_1 June 28, 1900

Physical Description: 13 l. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Estimates on original cost, depreciation, present value and the cost of duplicating the irrigation works of above company in Railto, California.
Box 11

Letter to the directors of the Anglo American Canaigre Company Los Angeles 25_2 June 29, 1900

Physical Description: 5 l. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Account of the condition of the domestic water system of the town of Rialto, California.
 

McCann Ranch, Kings County, California

 

Means, Thomas H

Box 11

"Report on the McCann Ranch, Kings County, California." 26_1 April 1919

Physical Description: 12 l. map. (typescript)

Scope and Contents

A tract of 8600 acres in the Tulare Lake region, along Cross Creek, a channel draining a portion of the Kaweah River Delta into Tulare.
 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 11

"Preliminary report on the McCann Ranch, San Joaquin Valley, made to Mercer D. Wilson on 26_2 July 7, 1919."

Physical Description: 6 l. photos. (typescript)

Scope and Contents

Includes another (draft) copy.
Accompanied by 7 l. of computations (script).
Includes information on water levels, land values and cost of water by pumping.
Box 11

"Preliminary report on the McCann Ranch, San Joaquin Valley," by J. B. Lippincott and Thomas H. Means 26_3 August 1919

Physical Description: 11 l. (carbon copy)
 

Mackay Dam, Idaho

 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 11

"Report on the storage dam of the Big Lost River Land and Irrigation Company." Blackfoot, Idaho 27_1 June 25, 1910

Physical Description: 42 l. photos. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Engineering report addressed to A.L. Fowler, Mackay Idaho, concerning stability of dam of Big Lost River Land and Irrigation Company.
 

Quinton, J.H.

Box 11

Report of the commission of engineers appointed to examine the dam of the Big Lost River Land and Irrigation Company near Mackay, Idaho by J.H. Quinton, D.G. Martin and A.J. Wiley. Boise, Idaho 27_2 September 2, 1910

Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged) (typescript)

Scope and Contents

Report of commission instructed to verify or disprove Lippincott's earlier report; findings in general agreement.
 

Crandall, Lynn

Box 11

"Report on proposed canal to divert water around the Chilly `Sinks'." 27_3 October 1928

Physical Description: 10 l. (blueprint copy)
Box 11

"Possibilities of pumping from ground water supplies for irrigation in Big Lost River Valley." 27_4 undated

Physical Description: 4 l. (blueprint copy)
Box 11

"Ground water in Big Lost River Valley, Idaho", by Lynn Crandall and Harold T. Stearns 27_6 June 19, 1930

Physical Description: 8 l. newspaper clippings
Box 11

"Relation of ground-water conditions to leakage of reservoirs, by Oscar E. Meinzer: Discussion by Lynn Crandall, Water Commissioner for Big Lost River, Mackay, Idaho." 27_7

Physical Description: 4 l. (carbon copy)
Box 11

"Report of W.G. Sloan on the rehabilitation of the Big Lost River Irrigation District: Discussion." 27_8 December 1930

Physical Description: 7 l. newspaper clippings. (typescript)

Scope and Contents

Test of Sloan report (2l., clippings); discussion by Lynn Crandall. 5 l.
 

Debler, E.B.

Box 11

"Report on Mackay Project, Idaho." U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation 27_5 August 15, 1930

Physical Description: 21 l. tables, newspaper clippings. (typescript)
 

Thompson, Roy W.

Box 11

"Discussion of W.G. Sloan's report upon the rehabilitation of the Lost River Irrigation District." 27_9

Physical Description: 5 l. (typescript)
 

Debler, E.B.

Box 11

"Report of board of engineers on Big Lost River, Idaho", by E.B. Debler, Lynn Crandall, Roy W. Thompson, J.B. Lippincott, K.Q. Volk and D.C. Livingston (geologist) 27_10 May 23, 1931

Physical Description: 18 l. photos. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Includes "Geological report on Big Lost River Valley", by D.C. Livingston.
Box 11

File of correspondence concerning Big Lost River Valley and controversy over safety of Mackay Dam 27_11 1910-1931

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 11, Box 12

File of miscellaneous data on Big Lost River Valley and Dam 27_12 1909-1931

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Includes dam specifications, river tables, clippings, etc.
 

Malone Land Water Company

 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 12

"Report to the directors of Malone Water and Land Company upon the available water supply from Millard Canyon." 28_1 April 24, 1914

Physical Description: 8 l. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Included is 2 l. letter dated June 25, 1914.
Millard Canyon Creek is in the Los Angeles River Basin, Los Angeles County.
Box 12

"Specifications for sand box and weir to be built for Carbazon (sic) Water Co., Carbazon, Calif." 28_2 undated

Physical Description: 3 l. (carbon copy)
 

Manhattan Beach, California

 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 12

Letter to Board of Trustees, Manhattan Beach, Calif 29_1 July 8, 1914

Physical Description: 3 l. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Letter reviews plans and specifications for construction of a water works in Manhattan Beach, Calif.
 

John M.C. Marble Company

 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 12

Letter to John C. Marble Co. concerning "Report and analysis in revalue of properties Valley Water Company, May 1925, by the Chester H. Loveland, Engineers." 30_1 July 25, 1925

Physical Description: 3 l. (carbon copy)
Box 12

File of correspondence data, concerning Adelanto Mutual Water Co 30_2 1925

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 12

"Report on available water supply and cost of water to the Adelanto Mutual Water Company." 30_3 November 1925

Physical Description: 15 l. fold.map. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Located on Mojave Desert near Victorville. Supply from the Mojave River, Calif.
 

Marengo Water Company

 

File of miscellaneous maps, data and correspondence concerning Marengo Water Company 31_1 1911-1921

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Serving South Pasadena.
 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 12

"Report to Marengo Water Company, South Pasadena, California." 31_2 December 1920

Physical Description: 7 l. map. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Report on advisability of drilling a new well.
 

Macmillan, J.

Box 12

"Pumping records, Morengo (sic) Water Co." 31_3 1916-1921

Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged) tables

Scope and Contents

Records for wells no. 5 and 6, Marengo Water Company.
Box 12

"Morengo (sic) Water Co. Case." 31_4 June 1921

Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged) tables. (handwritten)

Scope and Contents

Collection of data for Marengo Water Company for years 1916-1921.
 

Maricopa Irrigation District

 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 12

"Report on available water supply for lands owned by Maricopa Irrigated Lands Company at Maricopa, Arizona." 32_1 November 1919

Physical Description: 16 l. tables, illus., fold.map. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

12,000 acres of land between the Papago and Gila Indian Reservations near Maricopa, Pinal County, Arizona.
Box 12

"Original notes, report available water supply, Maricopa, Arizona." 32_2 November 1919

Physical Description: 1 v

Scope and Contents

Well records.
Box 12

"Report on the available water supply of the Maricopa County Municipal Water Conservation District No.1 from the Agua Fria River, Arizona, based on the estimated stream flow as effected by the Decree of the Maricopa County Superior Court in case no.23060-B." 32_4 May 1929

Physical Description: 35 l. tables, plates, part fold. (carbon copy)
 

Baker, Sheldon K

Box 12

"Report on Maricopa Irrigation District." 32_3 August 1, 1922

Physical Description: 1 v. (various pagings) tables, fold.maps. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Report on the water supply of the Maricopa Irrigation District by the engineering offices of Howard S. Reed and Sheldon K. Baker, Pinal County, Arizona.
Box 13

File of correspondence and data concerning Maricopa Irrigation District 32_5 1916-1919

Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence, maps. well records.
 

Metropolitan Water District

Box 13

"Metropolitan Water District, unit costs" file 33_1 1933-1937

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Unit costs of pipe, excavation, distribution.
Box 13

"Metropolitan Water District, distribution design" file 33_2 1935-1936

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 13

"Metropolitan Water District, Cajalco Reservoir" file 33_3 1934-1935

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Correspondence and specifications.
Box 13

"Metropolitan Water District, correspondence" file 33_4 1927-1957

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Newspaper clippings. correspondence with the Federal Power Commission (1927), re: public power and City of Los Angeles.
Box 13

"Metropolitan Water District, softening Colorado River water." 33_5 1939-1949

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Contains articles, pamphlets and a paper by Julian Hinds, Assistant Chief Engineer, Metropolitan Water District, "Softening of Colorado River water by the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California," 1939.
Box 13

"Metropolitan Water District, assessed valuations, percentage participation and vote entitlement." 33_6 1956

Physical Description: 1 folder
 

Pasadena Water Department

Box 13

"Laboratory data and information for the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Pine Canyon Dam Project." 33_7 March 15, 1933

Physical Description: 13 l. charts, part fold

Scope and Contents

(Now called Morris Dam).
 

Pasadena Water Department

Box 13

"Pine Canyon Dam." 33_8 1934

Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged) notes, correspondence, data
Box 13

Pine Canyon Dam, miscellaneous file 33_9 1929-1934

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence, maps, photos, reprints.
Box 13

"Metropolitan Water District, Estimated Annual Water Charges." 33_10 1931

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

(Tables re: cost to city of Los Angeles for Colorado River water.)
Box 13

"Metropolitan Water District, City of Monrovia, remarks regarding district." 33_11 1945

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 13

"Metropolitan Water District, Water Softening Sludge Line." 33_12 October 29, 1935

Physical Description: 1 folder
 

Weymouth, F.E.

Box 13

"A summary of the Metropolitan Water District Aqueduct Situation," by F.E. Weymouth, Chief Engineer 33_13 July 13, 1931

Physical Description: 16 pages
Box 13

"Marked copy." 33_14

Scope and Contents

Contains enclosure: "Ultimate water supply for the South Coastal Basin", by J.B. Lippincott, January 6, 1931. (2 l.) (carbon copy)
 

Mexico (Baja California)

 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 13

"Report on the available water supply for properties for the Compania Agricola Civil Particular Limitada de la Baja California located in Lower California - Mexico." 34_1 November 1927

Physical Description: 1 v. (various pagings) tables, illus., photos, fold.map. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Report on properties on southwestern side of Baja California, "a strip of land along west coast approximately 15 miles in sidth and extending from 23° 30" north latitude to 27° north latitude. The total length... is approximately 350 miles." (p. 2)
Discusses history of Lower California; other reports and published data; geography and geology; climate; rainfall; groundwater; wells; water requirements. Includes journal of field investigations by E.A. Rowe, September 20-October 17, 1927, giving general observations on the trip. Map of itinerary gives geological information and well locations.
Box 13

File of correspondence on Lower California investigations 34_2 1911-1927

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Includes a file of letters and letter reports concerning travels in Baja California: H.B. Slater addressed to J.E. Blackman, Los Angeles, 3 l., February 3, 1911; "Report of the Swiss Scientific Expedition to Lower California, Mexico", 5 l., 1915?, by Dr. F. Erdrich; Same title, 3 l., 5 l., no date, no author; Report on the land and property of "The Chartered Company of Lower California" now owned by the "Magdalena Bay Improvement Company", 6 l., March 1912, by H. Graham Paterson; "Magdalena Bay Lands", 2 l., unsigned, no date.
Box 14

"Miscellaneous data, Lower California." 34_3 1927

Physical Description: 1 envelope

Scope and Contents

Includes: "Field notes and diary of E.A. Rowe, Lower California", (see 34-1 above); "Sectionally mounted map of the Southern District," 40-1/2" high, 44" long; tables of data on drainage areas in the Southern District.
 

California-Michigan Land and Water Company

 

Lippincott and Bowen, Los Angeles

Box 14

"Report to the California-Michigan Land and Water Company upon the value of their water works properties for rate fixing purposes." 35_1 December 4, 1918

Physical Description: 37 l. illus., tables. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Serving the Michillinda and South Santa Anita tracts. Pumping in the Raymond Basin. Report includes well data; value of water in Southern California (1915) in table form. Original notes for report included.
 

Miller and Lux Ranch

 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 14

"Report on the Miller and Lux Ranch, Southern Division, on Kern River, Calif." by J.B. Lippincott and Thomas H. Means 36_1 1919

Physical Description: 70 l. illus., tables. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Bound with: "Report on farming lands, Miller and Lux, Inc., Southern Division, Kern and Kings Counties, California", by Thomas H. Means. October 1919. 42 l. illus., photos. (carbon copy)
Box 14

"Copy of engineering memorandum, water rights on Kern River by G.H. Baldwin for the California State Water Commission." (See item 36-3) 36_1 1913?

Physical Description: 51 l. photos. (carbon copy)
Box 14

File of miscellaneous material concerning Miller and Lux Company lands 36_4

Scope and Contents

Includes maps, clippings, memos, data period: 1879-1917.
Box 15

"Data taken from Mr. Lippincott's loose leaf book, San Joaquin and Kings River Canal and Irrigation Company." 36_12 January 1938

Physical Description: 2 v

Scope and Contents

Regarding rights on the upper San Joaquin River.
Box 15

"Adequacy in qunatity and quality of the proposed substitutional water supply for the Mendota canals." 36_13 January 1938

Physical Description: 151 l. tables, illus., fold.plates. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Includes: General features of the CVP; Sacramento Valley: available water supply, use of Shasta, irrigation, return waters; Delta: flows, consumptive use, quality of water; San Joaquin Valley: substitutional water for Mendota Canals, return water.
Box 15

Notes concerning Central Valley Project and the application of the San Joaquin and Kings River Canal and Irrigation Company before the Railroad Commission (Application #22391) 36_16 1939?

Physical Description: 50 l. tables, part fold. (carbon copy)
Box 15

"Central Valley Project: adequacy in quantity and quality of the proposed substitutional water supply for the crop land canals near Mendota as defined by the exchange agreement." 36_17 January 1939

Physical Description: 15 l. tables, plates, part fold. (carbon copy)
 

Means, Thomas H.

Box 14

"Report on farming lands, Miller and Lux, Inc., Southern Division, Kern and Kings Counties, California." 36_2 October 1919

Physical Description: 2 v. (typescript)

Scope and Contents

v.1- report. v.2- photographs to accompany report.
 

Baldwin, G.H.

Box 14

"Copy of engineering memorandum, water rights on Kern River by G.H. Baldwin for the California State Water Commission." 36_3 1913?

Physical Description: 106 l. tables. (carbon copy)
 

Stafford, Harlowe M.

Box 15

"Extent of and use of water on riparian and overflow lands of the Sacramento and American Rivers on the valley floor." 36_5 March 2, 1931

Physical Description: 28 l. tables. (typescript)
 

Davis, Frank

Box 15

"Report on operation of drainage pumps of Dos Palos Drainage District in 1932, with data on ground water to June 1933 and report on operation of drainage pumps and data on ground water in 1930 and 1931." Stockton 36_6 July 18, 1933

Physical Description: 1 v. (various pagings) tables. (photocopy)
Box 15

"Merced Irrigation District spills." 36_7 1935-1937

Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged) (photocopy)

Scope and Contents

Various spills potentially affecting return flow of San Joaquin River above Hills Ferry.
 

California (State). Water Project Authority. Central Valley Project.

Box 15

"Reports on acquisition of and plan of exchange for waters of the San Joaquin River." 36_8 August 1936

Physical Description: 3 v. illus., tables, maps. (mimeo)

Scope and Contents

Report no.1- "Present use of water from San Joaquin River on irrigated crop lands by diversions between Lone Willow Slough and Merced River."
Report no.2- "Plan of exchange of water supplies by and through San Joaquin pumping system of the Central Valley Project."
Report no.3- "Definition of rights to the waters of the San Joaquin River proposed to be acquired for diversion to Upper San Joaquin Valley."
 

McPhail, H.F.

Box 15

"Economic height of Kennett Dam," by H.F. McPhail and J.R. Riter. U.S. Bureau of Reclamation 36_9 June 17, 1937

Physical Description: 32 l. tables, fold.plates. (mimeo)
 

Debler, E.B.

Box 15

"Storage on Sacramento River", by E.B. Debler and J.R. Riter. U.S. Bureau of Reclamation 36_10 February 1937

Physical Description: 63 l. tables. (mimeo)
 

Kerr, S.A.

Box 15

"Quality of water to be supplied to Mendota Canals under proposed exchange agreement." 36_11 November 22, 1937

Physical Description: 38 l. tables, plates, part fold. (carbon copy)
 

Irving, W.G.

Box 15

"Opinion as to the character and extent of the water rights which the government contemplates purchasing from Miller and Lux." 36_14 February 2, 1938

Physical Description: 160 l., 56 l. tables. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Opinion requested by the U.S. Dept. of the Interior "as to average annual volume of water that the Government may impound in Friant Reservoir in furtherance of the Central Valley Project of California."
 

Kerr, S.A.

Box 15

Operation of Shasta Reservoir as proposed by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation 36_15 1939

Physical Description: 1 v

Scope and Contents

Consists of memos, notes, tables, data bound together.
Box 15

Application and Decision. Before the Railroad Commission of the State of California 36_18 March 20, 1939

Physical Description: 29 l. map. (mimeo)

Scope and Contents

Application #22391 of the San Joaquin and Kings River Canal and Irrigation Company to enter into Exchange Contract with the U.S.A. and others. Decision #31861.
 

U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

Box 15

"Contract for purchase of Miller and Lux water rights." 36_19 1938

Physical Description: 32 l., 5 l., 5 l. (carbon copy)
Box 15

"Contract for exchange of waters." 36_20 1938

Physical Description: 24 l. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Contract between U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and San Joaquin and Kings River Canal and Irrigation Co. (and others).
Pencil note: "Exchange contract as approved by U.S.B.R. and M. & L. for submission to State R.R. Commission on January 25, 1939."
Box 15

Miscellaneous file on Central Valley Project 36_21 1927-1938

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Contains memos, tables, clippings, etc.
Includes copy of letter from the Secretary of the Interior to the President, under date of November 26, 1935, recommending approval of the Central Valley development as a Federal reclamation project.
 

California (State). Water Project Authority.

Box 15

Report of Committee of Consultants on the suitability of a proposed substitutional water supply for part of the Central Valley Project. River-side, California 36_22 February 1938

Physical Description: 10 l. (mimeo)
 

Mohawk Valley Irrigation District, Arizona

 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 16

"Report on the Mohawk Valley Irrigation District, by the engineering offices of J.B. Lippincott." 37_1 April 21, 1926

Physical Description: 33 l. tables, fold.plates. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Signed: J.B. Lippincott, by P.F. Gemperle.
Located in Gila Valley, 40 miles east of Yuma.
Box 16

"Memorandum to accompany application for approval of bond issue, Mohawk Municipal Water Conservation District." 37_2 April 10, 1930

Physical Description: 22 l. tables, fold.plates. (carbon copy)
 

Fraps, J.A.

Box 17

Report on Mohawk Irrigation District 37_3 October 1930

Physical Description: 6 l. tables. (carbon copy)
Box 17

File of correspondence concerning Mohawk Irrigation District 37_4 1926-1931

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 17

File of miscellaneous data concerning Mohawk Irrigation District 37_5 1925-1931

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Contains water analyses, well logs, maps, pamphlets, district expenditures, etc.
 

Mojave River, California

Box 17

Southern California Development Company. "Date from the Southern California Development Company: Old settlers' statements of Mojave River. Irrigation-river-flow." 38_1 December 1899

Physical Description: 4 l. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Statements for eleven residents of the area, as to flow of the Mojave River in their experience.
Box 17

"Interrogatories propounded to A.H. Koebig, C.E., in relation to the Victor Irrigation enterprise, located at Victor, California." 38_2 September 1900

Physical Description: 6 l. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Transcript of statements made by A.H. Koebig, consulting engineer, concerning proposed Victor Dam and its cost.
 

Moorpark Farmers Water Company

Box 17

File of correspondence and data on Moorpark Farmers Water Co., concerning cost of additional pumping equipment at site of existing wells 39_1 September 1922

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Little Simi Valley, Ventura County, California.
 

Muroc Project, California

Box 17

File of memos, maps, well records and other data concerning investigation in the vicinity of Muroc, Kern County, Calif 40_1 1920

Physical Description: 1 fold

Scope and Contents

Contains report made to Mr. R. Lee Wilson concerning water supply investigation in the above location, with a view to presenting same to the State Engineer for forming an irrigation district at Muroc.
 

Newport Heights Irrigation District

 

Kressly, Paul E.

Box 17

Investigation of feasibility of proposed irrigation project 41_1 November 1, 1918

Physical Description: 12 l. (typescript)

Scope and Contents

Report by Paul E. Kressly, civil and consulting engineer for Newport Heights Irrigation District, approved by the Board of Directors of the district.
Box 17

"Specifications for construction of reinforced concrete force main and plain concrete cement pipe distributing mains and laterals, including necessary appurtenances for the Newport Heights Irrigation District, Costa Mesa, Orange County, Calif." 41_2 1920

Physical Description: 23 l. (carbon copy)
Box 17

"Specifications for the construction of a reinforced concrete circular reservoir for the Newport Heights Irrigation District, Harper, Orange Co., Calif." 41_3 1920

Physical Description: 13 l. (carbon copy)
Box 17

Plans and specifications for the construction of a concrete reservoir at the district pumping plant 41_7 May 2, 1923

Scope and Contents

Includes covering letter.
 

Rowe, Edgar Allen

Box 17

"Revised report to the Newport Heights Irrigation District." 41_4 November 16, 1922

Physical Description: 11 l. tables, fold.map. (typescript)

Scope and Contents

Estimated costs of works proposed by Mr. Paul Kressly.
Box 17

"Specifications for the construction of a steel standpipe for the Newport Heights Irrigation District, Costa Mesa, Orange County, Calif." 41_5 1923

Physical Description: 12 l. (carbon copy)
Box 17

"Specifications for the construction of reveted steel pipe force main and distributing mains and laterals, including necessary appurtenances for the Newport Heights Irrigation District, Costa Mesa, Orange County, Calif." 41_6 1923

Physical Description: 16 l. (carbon copy)
 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 17

"Report on physical condition of pipe lines and equipment of Newport Heights Irrigation District." 41_8 October 1934

Physical Description: 11 l. tables, maps, plates, part fold. (carbon copy)
Box 17

File of miscellaneous data and correspondence concerning Newport Heights Irrigation District 41_9 1922-1938

Physical Description: 1 folder
 

Oahu Sugar Company

 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 18

"Report on the feasibility of bringing the waters of the Waiahole, Waikane and Kahana streams through the Koolau range to the lands of the Oahu Sugar Company, Limited." Honolulu, T.H. 42_1 August 19, 1911

Physical Description: 33 l. tables, photos. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Report to the Board of Directors of the Oahu Sugar Company on feasibility of a tunnel for additional water supply for sugar cane lands.
Box 18

File of correspondence and data concerning Oahu Sugar Company lands 42_2 1911-1912

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Correspondence concerns feasibility of tunnel for water supply as well as cement samples, water analyses, etc.
 

Oceanside Mutual Water Company

 

Volk, Kenneth Q.

Box 18

Comparison of cost of pumping with turbine pumps and air lifts 43_1 January 14, 1922

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Includes graphs, penciled not-s and quotation from Frank J. Kimball Company for compressed air pumping machinery.
 

Ojai Valley, California

 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 18

"Report on source of water supply and proposed irrigation system for the Ojai Valley." 44_1 May 1925

Physical Description: 37 l. fold.tables, aerial survey maps. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Includes estimates. Advising developments on Sespe and Matilija Creeks ("Cold Springs Reservoir" and Matilija Reservoir.")
Box 18

"Ojai computations" 44_2 1925

Physical Description: 1 v. pencil notes

Scope and Contents

Flow of Santa Ynez, Matilija and Sespe Creeks; irrigated areas; rainfall; runoff.
 

Grunsky (C.E.) Company, San Francisco.

Box 18

"Report on the water resources of the Santa Clara River Valley." 44_3 July 1925

Physical Description: 92 l. tables, part fold. (typescript)
Box 18

File of correspondence concerning Ojai Valley 44_4 1924-1935

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 18

File of miscellaneous data concerning Ojai Valley 44_5 1925-1935

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Contains maps, applications for appropriations of water, etc.
Also contains Sespe aerial survey photos, 1 envelope.
 

Orange, California

 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 19

File concerning construction of a reservoir located at the Water Works in the City of Orange, California 45_1 1924

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Includes instructions and information for bidders and specifications for concrete reservoir.
 

Orange County, California, Flood Control

 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 19

"Report on water conservation and flood control on the Santa Ana River for Orange County." 46_1 July 1925

Physical Description: 134 l. illus., maps, tables, part fold. (typescript)

Scope and Contents

Proposing "Prado" or "Rincon" reservoir, and spreading grounds.
Box 19

"Report on water conservation and flood control on the Santa Ana River for Orange County." 46_2 July 1925

Physical Description: 1 v. illus., maps, tables, part fold. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

A preliminary version of 46-1.
Box 19

"Orange County report: Computations." 46_3

Physical Description: 1 v. tables, pencil notes

Scope and Contents

Surface water flow, floods, well levels.
 

Orange County Flood Control District

Box 19

"Specifications for construction of protection work on major streams in Orange County, Calif." 46_4 October 21, 1938

Physical Description: 1 v. (various pagings) (mimeo)
Box 20

File of correspondence bound together concerning claims of Basich Brothers for work performed for Orange County Flood Control District 46_6 1939

Box 20

File of correspondence concerning work for the Orange County Flood Control District 46_7 1924-1931

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Includes: Letter from W.P. Rowe, 9/21/26, re: flood control and conservation Santa Ana River (San Bernardino Region); Legal opinion, Spencer Borroughs, "Re: damage resulting from overflow or breakage of flood control works erected by a public agency created for the purpose of establishing protection from floods," dated May 27, 1926; exchange of letters J.B. Lippincott and S.T. Harding re: effect of rainfall on absorbent valley floors in replenishing ground water supplies; memorandum by A.L. Sonderegger, May 17, 1926, on water supply resulting from rainfall on the valley floor in San Gabriel and San Fernando Valleys.
Box 20

File of data concerning Orange County Flood Control District 46_8 1924-1931

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Includes: "General geologic conditions pertaining to damsites in Southern Orange County," Chester Marliave; "Seepage losses in Santa Ana River," (attributed to Forbes); "Notes on lower Santa Ana River."
 

Oro Grande, California. (Golden State Portland Cement Co.)

 

Cromwell, George

Box 20

"Report on water systems for Oro Grande, California." 47_1 January 30, 1924

Physical Description: 8 l. fold.plate
Box 20

File on Oro Grande waterworks 47_2 1923-1924

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Memos and correspondence concerning reservoir, sewage disposal and water supply and equipment for Oro Grande.
 

Palmdale and Little Rock Creek Irrigation Districts

 

Allin, T.D.

Box 20

"Report of T.D. Allin, Consulting Engineer, concerning the South Antelope Valley Irrigation Company." 48_1 March 14, 1912

Physical Description: 4 l. (typescript)
 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 20

"Report on storage possibilities and available water supply on Little Rock Creek for the Palmdale Water Company." 48_2 November 29, 1915

Physical Description: 1 v. photos, tables, fold.plates

Scope and Contents

Located in Antelope Valley, 20 miles north of Los Angeles. Proposes corrections to existing Harold Reservoir.
Box 20

"Report on Little Rock Creek Irrigation District and Palmdale Irrigation District, Los Angeles County, California to Sheldon and Lancaster, Investment Brokers, Los Angeles, California." 48_3 April 1922

Physical Description: 2 v

Scope and Contents

Contents.- v.1. Engineering report, photos, tables (part fold.) (carbon copy).- v.2. Computations (pencil notes).
Box 20

Memorandum of an agreement between Bent Brothers, Contractors, and Palmdale Water Company 48_4 June 26, 1922

Physical Description: 5, 4, 6 l. (typescript)

Scope and Contents

Specifications for Littlerock Dam on the Littlerock Creek. Multiple arch type dam; design engineered by John S. Eastwood.
Box 21

File of correspondence concerning Littlerock Creek Dam and Palmdale Irrigation District and Littlerock Creek Irrigation District 48_5 1919-1932

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Concerning design of Littlerock Creek Dam; water rights on Littlerock Creek; repairs on Harold Reservoir; well levels in Palmdale area.
Box 21

File of data concerning Palmdale Irrigation District and Littlerock Creek Irrigation District 48_6

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Covers years 1895-1922. Includes rainfall data, maps, discharge records.
 

Pacific Coast Borax Company

 

Dunn, A. van V.

Box 21

"Water use study in Furnace Creek area at Death Valley National Monument (revised)." 49_1 January 15, 1941

Physical Description: 18 l. photos, fold.map. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

National Park Service report.
 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 21

"Valuation of the water rights of the Pacific Coast Borax Company in Death Valley National Monument." 49_2 October 1941

Physical Description: 49 l. photos. (carbon copy)
Box 21

"Estimated value of Pacific Coast Broax Co. water in Death Valley in 1913." 49_3 December 1941

Physical Description: 39 l. fold.tables

Scope and Contents

Estimates quantities of water and its value as of 1913; includes historical survey of borax production in Death Valley; water-supply; canals in area; water right values in Southern California.
Box 21

Report on valuation and history of Furnace Creek Ranch 49_4 1941-1942?

Box 21

File of correspondence and data concerning Pacific Coast Borax Co 49_5

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Data covers period of 1927-1942.
 

Palo Verde Irrigation District

 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 22

"River control work by the Palo Verde Irrigation District." 50_1 1928?

Physical Description: 17 l. mapages

Scope and Contents

District is located in Riverside and Imperial Counties, California, on the Colorado River.
 

Palos Verdes Estates, Los Angeles County, California

 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 22

Report to Harry R. Wiley, Palos Verdes Warer Company 51_1 November 7, 1935

Physical Description: 23 l. tables, fold.map, plate. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Report on water supply of Palos Verdes Estates, with discussion of supply of Palos Verdes Water Company; geological conditions; coastal wells and salt water intrusion.
Box 22

"Report on the system of the Palos Verdes Water Company," by J.B. Lippincott and M.L. Johnson, Manager 51_2 May 1936

Physical Description: 75 l. tables, maps, plates (part fold.) (carbon copy)
 

Rowe, E.A.

Box 22

"Palos Verdes Water Co., Rowe's computations for report of 51_3 May 1936."

Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged) tables, part fold
 

Johnson, Millard L.

Box 22

Report on progress and costs of the Palos Verdes Water Company for the year 1936 51_4 January 20, 1937

Physical Description: 17 l. tables. (carbon copy)
Box 22

File of correspondence and data concerning Palos Verdes Estates 51_5 1925-1938

Physical Description: 1 folder
 

Paradise-Verde Irrigation District, Arizona

Box 22

Agreement between U.S. Secretary of the Interior and Paradise Irrigation District and the Salt River Valley Water User's Association 52_1 May 1920

Physical Description: 3 different versions, 9 l., 10 l., 7 l
 

Hamlin, Homer

Box 22

"Report upon the development and distribution of water resources of Salt River Valley, Arizona." 52_2 1920?

Physical Description: 48 l. 25 tables. (carbon copy)
Box 22

"Memorandum for Mr. J.B. Lippincott, Paradise-Verde Irrigation District", by E.R. Chilcott and P.F. Gemperle 52_3 October 11, 1922

Physical Description: 12 l. tables. (typescript)
 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 22

Report to Paradise-Verde Irrigation District by J.B. Lippincott and R.C. Starr 52_4 October 16, 1922

Physical Description: 14 l. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

In form of memorandum addressed to Mr. E.W. Michael, President, and signed by J.B. Lippincott and R.C. Starr, of Thebo, Starr and Anderton, "Engineers & Constructors".
Box 22

"Report on water supply for Paradise-Varde Irrigation District." 52_5 November 1922

Physical Description: 10+ l. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Contains two separate enclosures: drafts of additional material and calculations.
 

Thebo, Starr Anderton

Box 22

"Report on the value of the power production of the Paradise-Verde Irrigation District." San Francisco 52_6 December 1922

Physical Description: 36 l. tables, plates, maps, part fold. (carbon copy)
Box 22

File of correspondence between J.B. Lippincott and U.S. Reclamation Service concerning Paradise-Verde Irrigation District, Arizona 52_7 1922-1923

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Contains memos from A.P. Davis, Director of U.S. Reclamation Service, including copy of denial of application for expansion of Paradise-Verde Irrigation District.
Box 22

File of correspondence concerning Paradise-Verde Irrigation District, Arizona 52_8 1922-1923

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 22

File of data concerning Paradise-Verde Irrigation District, Arizona 52_9 1920-1922

Physical Description: 1 folder
 

Pasadena, California

 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 22

Preliminary report to the City Trustees of Pasadena on water supply and water works for Pasadena, Calif 53_1 1899?

Physical Description: 7 l. (typescript)

Scope and Contents

Marked "in error".
Box 22

"Report to Board of City Trustees on the water supply of Pasadena," by J.B. Lippincott and Arthur L. Adams 53_2 February 10, 1899

Physical Description: 47 l. tables
 

Adams, Arthur L.

Box 22

"Report of the board of consulting engineers appointed by the city of Pasadena for the determination of the value of the properties of the various companies distributing water within its municipal boundaries," by A.L. Adams, J.D. Schuyler and J.B. Lippincott 53_3 August 1900

Physical Description: 97 l. tables
 

Perris Valley Conservation District

 

King, Thomas H.

Box 23

"Report on estimate of cost of the delivery of the water of the San Luis Rey River at Warner damsite, Warner Ranch, San Diego County, California to Perris Valley and the City of Perris, Riverside County, California." 54_1 May 1920

Physical Description: 21 l. tables. (carbon copy)
 

Jessup, J.J.

Box 23

"Report on water situation in Perris Valley to Water Committee, Perris Chamber of Commerce." 54_2 1920?

Physical Description: 20 l. tables, plates. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Western part of San Jacinto Valley basin. Report includes data on Lake Elsinore basin.
 

Barker, P.S.

Box 23

"Perris Valley Conservation District, P/S. Barker report." 54_3 March 1923

Physical Description: 1 v. (various pagings) tables, maps, plates. (carbon copy and handwritten)

Scope and Contents

Report made pursuant to instructions from G.I. Lytle and J.B. Lippincott and addressed to the latter. Considers cost of water obtained from Potrero Creek, Nuevo Reservoir site, and San Jacinto gravels.
 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 23

"San Jacinto River, available water supply and proposed allocation thereof" 54_4 April 1923

Physical Description: 17 l. tables, fold.maps. (carbon copy)
Box 23

"Evaporation losses from soils in the San Jacinto Valley." 54_5 October 1923

Physical Description: 5 l. tables, fold.maps. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Letter enclosed from J.B. Lippincott to W.F. McClure, State Engineer, concerning evaporation losses from moist lands.
Box 23

"Hydrographic investigation of San Jacinto River: review submitted by Perris Valley Conservation District." 54_6 February 1924

Physical Description: 6 l. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Submitted to Division of Water Rights, Department of Public Works, State of California.
 

California. Department of Public Works. Division of Water Rights

Box 23

"Tentative plan of the allotment of the waters of the San Jacinto River, Riverside County, California." 54_7 September 1924

Physical Description: 13 l. tables, fold.map. (1 missing?) (mimeo)
Box 23

File of miscellaneous data concerning Perris Valley Conservation District 54_8 1915-1923

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Contains applications for water rights, reviews of reports, maps and tables.
 

Phoenix, Arizona

 

Hitchcock, L.B.

Box 23

Letter to V.A. Thompson, City Manager of Phoenix, concerning ground water situation in Phoenix by L.B. Hitchcock and Hiram Phillips 55_1 undated

Physical Description: 7 l. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Inserted leaf entitled "Pumping installation required"; also accompanied by 2 l. of penciled tables.
Concerned with lowering water table to an elevation of twelve feet below the surface by means of a gravity tile system.
Box 23

"General specifications for proposed drainage system at Phoenix, Arizona", by L.B. Hitchcock (City Engineer) and Hiram Phillips (Consulting Engineer, St. Louis, Mo.) 55_2 1919

Physical Description: 29 l. (carbon copy)
 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 23

Letter to V.A. Thompson, City Manager of Phoenix, concerning proposed drainage system for the city of Phoenix 55_3 May 24, 1919

Physical Description: 8 l. (typescript)

Scope and Contents

Note on first page: "Not presented." Signed in the name of J.B. Lippincott by K.Q. Volk.
Box 23

"Daily diversions into canals of Salt River Project, copied in from records of Salt River Project." 55_4 1913-1919 1920

Physical Description: 1 v. of tables. (unnumbered)
 

Harris, A.L.

Box 23

"Appendix No.1, accompanying report on Paradise-Verde Irrigation Project, Arizona." 55_5 May 1920

Physical Description: 1 v. (unnumbered)

Scope and Contents

Volume of tables concerning water supply of Salt and Verde Rivers.
 

Auxiliary Eastern Canal Irrigation District

Box 23

File concerning Irrigation District Bonds 55_6 March 1922

Physical Description: 1 folder
 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 23

"Report on Verde River gravity water supply project for the city of Phoenix, Arizona," by J.B. Lippincott (Consulting Engineer) and Howard S. Reed (City Engineer of Phoenix) 55_7 July 15, 1922

Physical Description: 29 l. tables, photos. (carbon copy)
 

Reed, Howard S.

Box 23

"Report on reservoir and necessary changes and improvements to the water system from the Verde River to the City of Phoenix." 55_8 March 15, 1923

Physical Description: 14 l. tables. (carbon copy)
Box 23

File of miscellaneous correspondence and data concerning the city of Phoenix 55_9 1919-1922

Scope and Contents

Includes: advertisements for proposals for construction of drainage facilities as well as correspondence concerning this subject. Memoranda and clippings on Cave Creek Dam (1922).
 

Pit River, California

 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 23

Compilation on Pit and Fall Rivers 56_1 1934-1935

Physical Description: 2 v

Scope and Contents

Contents.- v.l. notes on legal briefs concerning riparian rights at Pitville Pool, memoranda, river discharges, computations, etc. (Crum vs. Mt. Shasta Power Co.; Anna McArthur vs. Mt. Shasta Power Company; Albaugh vs. Mt. Shasta Power Company.)- v.2. "Notes on Pit River trips of 1934-1935" with tables, photos.
Box 23

file of data concerning Pit River and Pitville Pool and Fall River 56_2 1934-1935

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Contains maps, tables, notes.
Box 23

File of correspondence concerning riparian rights determination near Pitville Pool (8-1/2 mile stretch of Pit River between Young's Falls and the junction of Fall River and Pit River) 56_3 1934-1936

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 24

Discharge tables of Pit River and Fall River 56_4 1921-1936

Physical Description: 1 v. (unnumbered)
 

George Pollock Company, (Ruck-a-Chucky Dam)

Box 24

Rowe, Edgar Allen 57_1

Box 24

"Report to George Pollock Company on the slide of February 28, 1940 at the Ruck-a-Chucky Dam" 57_1 April 16, 1940

Physical Description: 1 v. (various pagings) fold.plates, tables. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Includes another (draft) copy, incomplete.
 

Converse, Frederick J.

Box 24

"Stability of slopes and analysis of slide of February 28, 1940 at Ruck-a-Chucky Dam", Pasadena 57_2 June 5, 1940

Physical Description: 7 l. tables, fold.plates. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Analyses of samples from slide site, done by Frederick J. Converse of California Institute of Technology.
 

U.S. Corps of Engineers

Box 24

"Specifications for construction of Ruck-a-Chucky Dam, Middle Fork, American River." Sacramento 57_3 1939

Physical Description: 1 v. (various pagings) (mimeo)
Box 24

File of correspondence concerning construction on Ruck-a-Chucky Dam 57_4 1940-1941

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 24

File of data and photos concerning Ruck-a-Chucky Dam 57_5 1939-1941

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Includes photos, maps, river discharge tables.
 

Guy F. Atkinson Company and George Pollock Company

Box 24

Guy F. Atkinson Co., and George Pollock Co., Contractors for Fleet Operating Ase, San Pedro, California. "Analysis: rock supply methods of construction and estimated cost for breakwater extension, San Pedro Fleet Operating Base." 58_1 August 1940

Physical Description: 1 v. (leaves partially numbered) tables, photos. (carbon copy)
Box 24

File of data and correspondence concerning construction of breakwater for Fleet Operatinb Ase, San Pedro, California 58_2 1940

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Correspondence concerning possible sources of supply for quarry rock, slopes of cuts.
 

Redondo Water Company

 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 24

"Report upon the sales value of the property of the Redondo Water Company." 59_1 January 1951

Physical Description: 48 l. tables. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Supplemented by 1 v. of rough draft notes and data, bound with a covering letter to Edward R. Bowen from the Redondo Water Company.
 

California. Railroad Commission

Box 25

File concerning Application No.1398 for an order fixing the value of certain property of the Redondo Water Company 59_2 1915-1916

Physical Description: 1 folder
 

California. Railroad Commission

Box 25

File concerning Case No.979 concerning water rates of the Redondo Water Company 59_3 1916-1917

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Exhibits and decisions concerning fair value of water rates of the Redondo Water Company, Redondo Beach, California.
Box 25

File of data concerning the Redondo Water Company 59_4

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Data covers years 1910 to 1917 and includes valuations of the company's equipment as well as costs and consumption by users. Data to support cases before California State Railroad Commission, (items 2 and 3 above).
 

Rincon Ditch Company

 

Conkling, Harold

Box 25

"Memo: Whittier State School, water supply." 60_1 September 1, 1924

Physical Description: 9 l. tables. (carbon copy)
 

Jamison, R.H.

Box 25

"Memorandum: Rincon Ditch." 60_2 September 1, 1924

Physical Description: 8 l. tables. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Account of water supply furnished by the Rincon Ditch System to Whittier State School and others, taking into account a newly proposed pumping system.
 

California. Superior Court in and for the County of Los Angeles

Box 25

Case No. B-85353 file 60_3 1923-1925

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

In the case of Rincon Ditch Company, Whittier State School (and others), Plaintiffs, vs. Frank Pellissier (and others), Defendatns, concerning riparian appropriations from the San Gabriel River. File includes judgment, (June 16, 1923), Orders appointing commissioners over decreed installations (one of whom was J.B. Lippincott).
Box 25

File of correspondence and data concerning Rincon Ditch case before the Superior Court, State of California 60_4 1924-1925

Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence to Superior Court concerning work as commissioner on decreed installations by Rincon Ditch Company.
 

Riverside, California

Box 25

Copy of an agreement between Anaheim Union Water Company, Santa Ana Valley Irrigation Company, Santa Ana River Development Company and Riverside Water Company 61_1 October 2, 1909

Physical Description: 6 l. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Agreement on the use of water from the Santa Ana River as well as pumped and artesian water.
Box 25

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow 61_2

Box 25

"Story and notes, Riverside Case, Riverside litigation, 1914-1916." 61_2

Physical Description: 1 v. illus., maps, tables

Scope and Contents

The San Bernardino artesian basin and its economic utilization; pumping plants operated during test; well logs; study of well logs in San Bernardino Valley; rainfall records; ratio of supply and demand, San Bernardino artesian basin, May 23, 1916; facts in regard to San Bernardino fault line; return waters; duty of water.
Box 25

"Memorandum of things to do." 61_3

Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged)

Scope and Contents

Memos, data bound together, all concerning case of San Bernardino vs. Riverside, Mr. Lippincott's firm being consultants to the City of Riverside. Includes "History of Riverside Water Company," by G.O. Newman, covering period 1875-1891.
Box 25

"Index to defendants' exhibits, San Bernardino vs. Riverside et al." 61_5

Physical Description: 21 l. (carbon copy)
Box 25

"Water required for irrigation and domestic use at Riverside." 61_11 June 1916

Physical Description: 12 l. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

..... another copy.
Box 26

"Data assembled in connection with city of Redlands and East Lugonia Water Co., State Division of Water Resources Application 2791-2938." 61_19 1931

Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged) (typescript)

Scope and Contents

Second copy contains fold.charts which other copies lack.
Box 26

"J.B. Lippincott notes on city of Redlands and East Lugonia Water Co. hearing before Division of Water Resources, Application 2791-2938." 61_20

Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged) tables, maps, part fold
 

California. Superior Court, (San Bernardino County).

Box 25

"City of San Bernardino (Plaintiff) vs. City of Riverside and Riverside Water Company (Defendants). Second amended complaint." 61_4 November 1914

Physical Description: 29 p. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Bound with: "Answer to second amended complaint" as well as U.S. Geological Survey river tables for the Santa Ana River.
..... another version.
Box 25

"Defendants' exhibit U2." 61_6

Physical Description: 73 l. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Stream ditch, and well measurements. Data for 1915-1916.
Box 25

"Tabulations." 61_7

Physical Description: 1 v. (various pagings) (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

A volume of tabulations, showing river flow, discharge of diversions, canals, water available for spreading etc. in Riverside-San Bernardino area. Data to year 1916.
Box 25

"Plaintiff's exhibit #41." 61_8

Physical Description: 115 l. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Well logs, San Bernardino Valley, 1915.
Box 25

"Diagrams 100 to 137." 61_9

Physical Description: 1 v

Scope and Contents

Diagrams of various data concerning Riverside-San Bernadino area, including flow in wells, creeks, water levels, sewage discharge, etc. 1915.
Box 25

"Duty of water and return water." 61_10

Physical Description: 1 v

Scope and Contents

A volume of data for 1914-1915, San Bernardino Valley District.
 

Volk, Kenneth Q.

Box 26

"Duty of water: computations." 61_12

Physical Description: 1 v

Scope and Contents

Figures for years 1912-1915, Riverside-San Bernardino area.
Box 26

"Data from computations book #3, Riverside file." 61_14

Physical Description: 1 v

Scope and Contents

Data for years 1870-1916 of various kinds, including rainfall, runoff, etc.
Box 26

"Records: stream measurements. Exhibit H8." 61_13

Physical Description: 1 v

Scope and Contents

Data for Riverside-San Bernardino area for years 1903-1915.
 

Sonderegger, A.L.

Box 26

"Report on underground water conditions in San Bernardino Basin." 61_15 January 3, 1916

Physical Description: 1 v. (various pagings) illus., tables. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Addressed to Mayor and Council of City of Riverside and Riverside Water Company: "In the following I beg to submit to you a report on the main features of the controversy with the City of San Bernardino."
 

Anonymous

Box 26

"The San Bernardino artesian basin and its economic utilization." 61_16 undated

Physical Description: 25 l. (carbon copy)
 

Hill, Robert T.

Box 26

"Geology: San Bernardino Valley." California (State). Superior Court, County of San Bernardino 61_17 April 26, 1916

Scope and Contents

Testimony of Robert T. Hill in the case of San Bernardino vs. Riverside.
Box 26

File of memoranda and data concerning case of San Bernardino vs. Riverside 61_18

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Contains: "Memoranda of testimony in San Bernardino suit by J.B. Lippincott." - copy of paper entitled, "Basis for proposed compromise of water suit between the cities of San Bernardino and Riverside, California." - analyses of exhibits, etc.
Box 26

File of papers concerning Redlands and East Lugonia Water Company's application to Division of Water Rights to spread Mill Creek floods 61_21 1931

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 27

File of data concerning Riverside-San Bernardino area 61_22

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Includes tables, maps to the year 1931.
 

H.W. Rohl Company

Box 27

File on Bent Bros., Inc. and Charles P. Milburn (Plaintiffs) vs. H.W. Rohl Company (Defendant) 62_1 undated

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Contains Defendant's Brief and other data concerning alleged infringement of Patent No.1,610,570 for "knockdown and portable combination form and traveler for constructing inclined concrete arches."
Box 27

File concerning the Irvine Company in the construction of Irvine Conservation Dam 62_2 1931

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 27

File concerning San Pedro-Long Beach breakwater job by Rohl-Connolly Company 62_3 1933-1934

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Includes "Memorandum of inspection trip to the San Pedro-Long Beach Breakwater by J.B. Lippincott, May 15, 1934."
Box 27

File concerning H.W. Rohl Co. bid for Cle Elum Dam Project at Yakima, Washington 62_4 1931

Physical Description: 1 folder
 

Sacramento, California

Box 28

Sacramento (City). Department of Public Works, Filtration Division. 63_1

 

"Contract documents: Contract no.11, organization and superintendence of construction of water supply, portion of Sacramento River, filtration project." 1920

Physical Description: 1 v. (various pagings) fold.plates

Scope and Contents

Contains contract, bond, specifications, and estimate of cost of filtration project.
 

Givan, A.

Box 28

"Affadavit in the matter of the arbitration of the difficulties between the Coast Construction Company and the City of Sacramento." 63_2 March 21, 1922

Physical Description: 34 l. fold.plates. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Affadavit as to the reasons the City of Sacramento cancelled a contract for construction of pumping portion of the filtration plant of the City of Sacramento.
 

Sacramento (City).

Box 28

"Brief on behalf of the City of Sacramento, in the matter of the arbitration of the difficulties between the Coast Construction Company and the City of Sacramento." 63_3 undated

Physical Description: 70 l. (carbon copy)
 

Sacramento Valley, California

 

U.S. Geological Survey

Box 28

File concerning investigations by the U.S. Geological Survey in the Sacramento Valley 64_1 1907?

Physical Description: 1 folder
 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 28

Sacramento Valley General description and discussion. History. Irrigation systems. Swamp and overflow lands. Work of other organizations. Work of Geological Survey. Descriptions, maps and estimates of proposed reservoirs. Summary and conclusions 64_2 1907?

Physical Description: 1 v. (various pagings) (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

At head of title page: "Part I". Paging is not consecutive (i.e. 6-45, 290-313x). Manuscript prepared for publication. Handwritten note on cover: "Part of Lippincott-Bennett report". Introduction states: "The following report is made in accordance with an agreement made July 1, 1903, between the Director of the United States Geological Survey and the State Board of Examiners of California, as required by an Act passed by the State Legislature of California and approved March 16, 1903, providing for co-operation between the United States Geological Survey and the State of California in gaging streams, surveying reservoir sites and canal locations for the conservation and the utilization of the flood or storm waters of the State, etc. This act appropriated $15,000 from the State Treasury for that purpose, on condition that a like amount be spent by the federal government for the same work during the fiscal years 1903-5. The object of this report is to show what has been accomplished under co-operation and to bring together a synopsis of all the information obtainable bearing on the reclamation and irrigation of the Sacramento Valley."
 

Sacramento River Basin Investigation

Box 28-30

File of correspondence and data concerning State of California Water Resources Investigation 65_1 1927-1931

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Contains memoranda, maps and copies of reports concerning Sacramento River Basin Investigation, as well as water resources investigation concerning Southern California and the entire state. Comments in particular on "Young report on Iron Canyon Project." Correspondence with State Engineers Paul Bailey and Edward Hyatt.
 

Edmonston, A.D.

Box 28-30

"Report on consolidated development of American River: an analysis of its utility in the Coordinated Plan for the development of the water resources of California." California (State). Division of Engineering and Irrigation 65_2 January 1929

Physical Description: 1 v. (various pagings) illus., maps (part fold.), tables. (mimeo)

Scope and Contents

A report to the Department of Finance and to the Joint Legislative Committee on Water Resources. Preliminary copy for consulting board.
 

California (State). Department of Public Works. Division of Water Resources.

Box 28-30

"Sacramento River Basin Investigation." 65_3

Physical Description: 27 v. (mimeo)

Scope and Contents

Contents.- v.1. Material handed to Engineering Advisory Committee February 5, 1930, prepared by T.B. Waddell.- v.2. Material on diversion of Trinity River water into the Sacramento River Basin, handed to Engineering Advisory Committee March 5, 1930, prepared by T.B. Waddell.- v.3. Memorandum of inspection trip and conferences of Engineering Advisory Committee, March 4, 5, 6 and 7, 1930, by T.B. Waddell.- v.4. Geologic report of Fairview Dam Site on Trinity River, March 17, 1930, by Chester Marliave.- v.5. Material on Oroville reservoirs, Narrows Reservoir, Parker Reservoir, submitted to Engineering Advisory Committee March 20, 1930.- v.6. Memorandum of inspection trip and conferences of Engineering Advisory Committee, March 20, 21 and 22, 1930.- v.7. Data on cores from Kennett Dam Site borings, April 1930.- v.8. Geological report on Upper and Lower Narrows Damsites on Yuba River, by Hyde Forbes, April 1930.- v.9. Geological report on Camp Far West and Parker Damsites on Bear River, by Hyde Forbes, April 1930.- v.10. Geological report on Oroville Damsites on Feather River, by Hyde Forbes, April 1930.- v.11. Geological report on Millsite Dam Site on Stoney Creek, by Hyde Forbes, June 1930.- v.12. Geological report on Capay Dam Site on Cache Creek and Monticello Dam Site on Putah Creek, by Hyde Forbes, June 1930.- v.13. Data on land classification and ultimate water requirements for Sacramento River Basin, submitted to Engineering Advisory Committee June 16, 1930 by T.B. Waddell.- v.14. Full natural runoff and ultimate impaired runoff of Sacramento River Basin streams, submitted to Engineering Advisory Committee June 16, 1930 by T.B. Waddell.- v.15. Memorandum of conference and inspection trip of Engineering Advisory Committee, June 19, 20 and 21, 1930, by T.B. Waddell.- v.16. Supplemental report: detailed geology of the Lower Colma Dam Site on the South Fork of the American River, by Hyde Forbes, July 1930.- v.17. Engineering Advisory Committee: Memorandum no.3 concerning the relation of Trinity River diversion into Sacramento River, the construction of the Whiskeytown reservoir on Clear Creek and the use of Kennett and Whiskeytown reservoirs to regulate the flow at Red Bluff to the irrigation demand, July 1930.- v.18. Water supply, irrigation yields of reservoirs, uses of water and surplus water for Sacramento River Basin and San Joaquin River Basin below Paradise Dam; submitted to Engineering Advisory Committee July 14, 1930 by T.B. Waddell.- v.19. Memorandum of conference, Engineering Advisory Committee, Sacramento River Basin Investigation, July 17-18, 1930, by T.B. Waddell.- v.20. Geological report on Kennett and Iron Canyon Dam Sites on Sacramento River, by Frederick Leslie Ransome, July 21, 1930.- v.21. Engineering Advisory Committee memorandum no.4 concerning the relation of Trinity River diversion into Sacramento River, the construction of the Whiskeytown reservoir on Clear Creek and the use of Kennett and Whiskeytown reservoirs to regulate the flow at Red Bluff to the irrigation demand, by J.D. Galloway, August 1930.- v.22. Preliminary geological report, Fairview Dam Site on Trinity River, by George D. Louderback, August 1, 1930.- v.23. Report on monthly distribution of return water in the Sacramento and San Joaquin Valleys, by Theo. Neuman and T.B. Waddell, August 28, 1930.- v.24. Geological report on the Sacramento Valley as related to ground water storage, by Hyde Forbes, September 1930.- v.25. Report to A.D. Edmonston, Deputy State Engineer in charge of Water Resources Investigation, on water conservation at Iron Canyon to regulate runoff below Kennett and Whiskeytown, by Fred H. Tibbetts, September 30, 1930.- v.26. Cost estimates for the major units of the State Plan in the Sacramento River Basin, by T.B. Waddell, October 13, 1930.- v.27. Data on Kennett, Table Mountain, Iron Canyon and Baird Dam Sites on Sacramento River, prepared by A.D. Edmonston, November 2, 1931. (v. 8-25 in Box 29; v. 26-37 in Box 30)
 

San Bernardino Valley, California

 

Forbes, Hyde

Box 30

"Geology and hydrology of the San Bernardino Valley." 66_1 November 1915

Physical Description: 1 v. (various pagings) illus., maps, tables. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Contents: Geology... (13 l.); Hydrology... (11 l.); Conservation of the flood waters on the Santa Ana Cone (9 l.); Study of water plane movements (14 l.)
 

San Diego, California

 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 30

Report on the adequacy of a domestic water supply for the City of San Diego to be obtained from the bottom lands of the San Diego River in El Cajon Valley 67_1 1904

Physical Description: 14 l. map, tables. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Report addressed to the Special Committee of the San Diego Improvement Clubs.
Box 30

"A report to the Chamber of Commerce of the city of San Diego on the proposed water bond issue of 1913." 67_3 August 21, 1913

Physical Description: 40 l. illus., tables. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Another edition 22 l.
Reviews existing supply; discusses future possibilities for increasing supply. Recommends distribution system be improved not by funds from bond issue but by increasing rates. Recommends long-term hydrologic study of area to accumulate data.
Box 30

"Report on the properties of the San Diego County Water Co., and proposed plan of development," by J.B. Lippincott and Rex C. Starr 67_6 May 1922

Physical Description: 1 v. (various pagings) illus., photos, tables, part fold. (carbon copy)
Box 31

"Report on special features of the mountain water system of the City of San Diego." 67_8 August 1922

Physical Description: 20 l. illus., fold.map, tables

Scope and Contents

Another edition (illus., material varies)
Recommends raising Morena Dam ten feet; excavating larger spillway; conduit to conduct combined waters of Morena and Barrett Reservoirs for power purposes.
Box 31

"El Capitan Dam, San Diego, Calif.; field notes and statement of J.B. Lippincott, Consulting Engineer." 67_10 1933

Physical Description: 1 v. illus., photos. (carbon copy)
Box 32

"The future water supply of the city of San Diego." Los Angeles 67_19 1923

Physical Description: 13 l. plate. (carbon copy)
 

Alverson, C.S.

Box 30

Letter to J.B. Lippincott on San Diego water system San Diego 67_2 August 15, 1905

Physical Description: 27 l. (typescript)

Scope and Contents

Projected and actual water systems on western slope of San Diego County, California.
Box 30

Morena Dam file 67_4 1911-1922

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence and ohter data concerning Morena Dam.
 

Savage, Hiram Newton

Box 30

File of correspondence 67_5 1922

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Letters to J.B. Lippincott dated June 27, 1922 and July 27, 1922 transmitting reports by H.N. Savage to the San Diego Common Council and Board of Water Commissioners concerning Morena Reservoir Spillway Enlargement and additional pipe line requirements between Lower Otay Reservoir and Municipal distribution system.
Box 30

"City of San Diego, California: additional water supply, San Diego River resources." 67_7 November 27, 1922

Physical Description: 34 l. illus. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Recommends storage reservoir to be located at Mission Gorge, site no.2.
Box 31

City of San Diego pipe line file 67_9 1926

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Contains proposal and specifications for conduit from El Capitan damsite or lakesite to University Heights Reservoir as well as correspondence and data.
 

Rowe, Edgar Allen

Box 31

"El Capitan Dam, San Diego, Calif.; diary of E.A. Rowe subsequent to starting hydraulic fill operations. February 1, 1933 to April 8, 1933." 67_11

Physical Description: 1 v. (leaves unnumbered) (carbon copy)
 

H.W. Rohl and T.E. Connolly

Box 31

"El Capitan Dam: memo re measurement and payment for excavation and embankment items to May 1, 1934." 67_12

Physical Description: 24 l. tables. (typescript)
 

Sill, Rush T.

Box 31

"Geological report, El Capitan Dam, by Rush T. Sill, Consulting Engineer-Geologist." 67_13 1934

Physical Description: 1 v. illus., photos (part fold.) (carbon copy)
Box 31

Estimates of quantities and classifications, San Diego River Project, El Capitan feature 67_14 1932-1934

Physical Description: 1 v. (unnumbered)

Scope and Contents

Monthly statements of quantities and classifications of excavation, submitted by H.N. Savage and H.N. Pyle, Hydraulic Engineers.
 

Osborne, Raymond G.

Box 31

"Tests for Rohl and Connolly made on rock from north spillway cut from El Capitan Dam." 67_15 1934

Physical Description: 1 v. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Results of tests on rock samples, May and June, 1934.
 

Ransome, F.L.

Box 31

"Report on the character of material in the spillway excavation, El Capitan Dam." 67_16 August 9, 1934

Physical Description: 6 l. photos, part fold. (typescript)
Box 31

File of correspondence and data and transcripts concerning El Capitan Dam, spillway and outlet works 67_17 1932-1937

Physical Description: 2 folders

Scope and Contents

Contains briefs and transcripts of case of Rohl and Connolly vs. City of San Diego. Specifications for El Capitan Dam, spillway and outlet works and for pipe line from El Capitan Damsite. (Folder 2 in Box 32)
Box 32

File of data concerning water supply, city of San Diego 67_18 1887-1924

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Contains printed summary of John R. Freeman report of May 16, 1924 regarding water supply of the city of San Diego; Rainfall and runoff information from 1887; "Impounding and carrying features statistics," December 1921-May 1922, City Municipal Water System.
 

San Diego County, California

 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 32

"Report of board on the net safe yield of Volcan Land and Water Company System, San Diego County, California," by J.B. Lippincott, H. Hawgood, Francis L. Sellew, and William S. Post 68_1 February 24, 1917

Physical Description: 7 l. tables. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Warner's Dam on San Luis Rey River and Sutherland, Pamo and San Clemente on the Santa Ysabel.
Box 32

"Report on available water supply and cost of distribution system for San Dieguito Ranch and adjacent lands." 68_2 December 1921

Physical Description: 58 l. tables (part fold.), fold.maps. (typescript)

Scope and Contents

Another (preliminary draft) report dated October 1921 by C.H. Richards. 56 l. tables (part fold.) (carbon copy)
Proposed irrigation system together with estimate of water supply available from Lake Hidges. San Elijo Dam projected.
Box 32

"Hydrographic studies of Lake Hodges, supplemented by the San Pasqual Valley underground basin." 68_3 April 1922

Physical Description: 11 l. tables (part fold), fold.map. (carbon copy)
Box 32

"Report to the directors of the San Dieguito Irrigation District upon the cost of certain pipe lines." 68_5 November 1917

Physical Description: 4 l. tables, maps (part fold.) (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Another copy.
Box 32

"Report on proposed irrigation system for the San Dieguito Irrigation District." (sic) i.e 68_7 April 1922 1923

Physical Description: 10 l. fold.map. (carbon copy)
Box 32

"Computations-report-water supply, San Dieguito gravels and Lake Hodges." 68_9 May 1927

Physical Description: 1 v. illus., maps, tables

Scope and Contents

On cover: Santa Fe Land Improvement Co. A volume of maps, notes and data bound together.
Box 33

"San Dieguito Irrigation District: hydraulic computations showing operation of new reservoir and pump system under estimated demand of max. day, five years hence." 68_11 1935

Physical Description: 6 tables (part fold.) (carbon copy)
Box 33

"Report on improvements to the distribution system of the San Dieguito Irrigation District." 68_12 October 1935

Physical Description: 15 l. fold.map, tables. (typescript)
 

Quinton, Code and Hill

Box 32

Report on Santa Fe Irrigation District 68_4 March 1924

Physical Description: 13 l. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Another version, dated April 15, 1924.
Box 32

Computations: Santa Fe Ranch gravity pipe line 68_6 1921

Physical Description: 1 v. (unnumbered) illus., tables (part fold.)
 

King, Thomas H.

Box 32

"Report on San Dieguito Irrigation District." 68_8 October 1922

Physical Description: 49 l. tables, fold.maps, plates. (carbon copy)
 

San Dieguito Irrigation District

Box 33

"San Dieguito Irrigation District." 68_10 1934?

Physical Description: 44 l

Scope and Contents

Account of district as submitted to the Reconstruction Finance Corporation.
Box 33

File of miscellaneous data, correspondence and maps concerning San Diego County 68_13

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Includes specifications for multiple arch dam at Carroll Reservoir, Eastwood multiple arch Upper San Dieguito Reservoir Dam, storage and irrigation works for San Dieguito Water Company.
 

San Fernando Valley, California

Box 33

File of data and memos concerning organization of the San Fernando Valley Irrigation District (later Los Angeles County Irrigation District No.3) and its proposed annexation to the City of Los Angeles 69_1 1913-1915

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Contains printed material on proposed annexation, protests against inclusion in irrigation district, report of the Municipal Annexation Commission, notes of committee meetings. Copies of application for a writ of mandate by Lewis E. Bliss against the Los Angeles Board of Supervisors (L.A. no.4300).
 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 33

"Distribution of the water of the Los Angeles Aqueduct." 69_2 1913?

Physical Description: 17 l. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Dissents against proposal by the Los Angeles Board of Public Service for distribution of the excess waters of the Aqueduct.
Box 34

Estimates: San Fernando Valley Irrigation District." 69_3 1913-1914

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Various estimates concerning proposed improvements for the District, cost and earning powers of the Los Angeles Aqueduct. Includes letter report of Wm. Mulholland to City of Los Angeles Board of Public Service Commissioners... "plans of conduits and pipe lines for the distribution of the Owens River water, together with estimates of the cost of same." Dated March 16, 1912.
Box 34

Boundaries, descriptions of San Fernando Valley Irrigation District 69_4 1915

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Documents containing legal descriptions of land comprising the District.
Box 34

"Duty of water, San Fernando Valley." 69_5 1919-1929

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

File of tables, charts showing rainfall, rotated crop acreage, etc. for the years 1919 to 1929.
 

San Francisco, California

 

Wadsworth, H.H.

Box 34

"Preliminary estimate of constructing systems for the delivery of water from the following sources: 1. Hetch Hetchy, 2. Eleanor-Cherry-Stanislous-Mokelumne, 3. American-Consumnes, 4. McCloud River, 5. Sacramento River." 70_1 March 1916

Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged) (typescript)

Scope and Contents

"Defendant's exhibit no.204." Concerns providing domestic water supply of the city of San Francisco.
 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow?

Box 34

"Report as to the effect of the earthquake on dams and conduits in the vicinity of San Francisco." 70_2 1906

Physical Description: 44 l. photos. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Bound with: "Some notes on the San Francisco Disaster," by Richard G. Doerfling (5 l.)
 

San Gabriel County Water District

Box 34

File of correspondence and data concerning San Gabriel County Water District 71_1 1922

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Correspondence includes engineering report to Board of Directors of San Gabriel County Water District, appointment of J.B. Lippincott as Consulting Engineer, cost estimates and specifications.
 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 34

"San Gabriel County Water District." 71_2 1922

Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged)

Scope and Contents

Rough draft of engineering report: correspondence, tables, notes, bound together. Includes estimate of value of Van Nuys Water Company.
 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 34

"Computations: San Gabriel County Water District." 71_3 1922

Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged)
 

San Gabriel River, California

Box 34

Letter to Silent and Campbell, Attnys, for Prior Appropriators of Waters of San Gabriel River Los Angeles 72_1 March 30, 1898

Physical Description: 7 l. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Information concerning San Gabriel River and Forest Reserve as examined by the U.S. Geological Survey under the direction of J.B. Lippincott.
 

Silent, Charles

Box 34

Letter to J.B. Lippincott requesting an examination of the San Gabriel River because of proposed diversion Los Angeles 72_2 April 6, 1900

Physical Description: 2 l., 2 l., 10 l. (typescript)

Scope and Contents

Letter transmits copy of a letter from Binger Hermann, Commissioner of U.S. General Land Office (Dated June 11, 1898), concerning right of way for a power house in San Gabriel Forest Reserve. Also transmits testimony in case of Brown vs. McGinty, also re right of way for a power house site in San Gabriel Canyon.
 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 34

Engineering report addressed to Committee of Nine, Azusa, Duarte and Covina Irrigators Los Angeles 72_3 April 23, 1900

Physical Description: 23 l. fold.map attached. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Report of inspection trip of the basin of the San Gabriel River, made pursuant to instructions from Judge Charles Silent. Party of engineers included, besides Lippincott, A.L. Adams and A.H. Koebig.
Box 34

File of data and correspondence concerning the San Gabriel River 72_4 1894-1901

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Discharge tables, miscellaneous measurements.
 

San Gabriel Valley Water Company

 

Downer, T.B.

Box 34

"Report of municipal water supply for the city of Alhambra, California." Alhambra 73_1 May 10, 1912

Physical Description: 47 l. illus., tables. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Bound with: covering letter from Superintendent, San Gabriel Valley Water Company.
Box 34

"City of Alhambra, report of the valuation of the water works of the San Gabriel Valley Water Company." Los Angeles 73_2 October 4, 1912

Physical Description: 34 l. illus., tables. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Bound with: covering letter from Superintendent, San Gabriel Valley Water Company.
 

Sonderegger, A.L.

Box 34

Supplementary report to the Board of Trustees of the City of Alhambra 73_3 November 1913

Physical Description: 10 l. tables. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Supplementary appraisal of the value of the water works of the San Gabriel Valley Water Company.
 

Sonderegger, A.L.

Box 34

Affadavit in case of San Gabriel Valley Water Company vs. City of Alhambra 73_4 1914

Physical Description: 7 l. tables. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Contains appraisal of the value of the water works of the San Gabriel Valley Water Company as of January 1, 1914.
 

California (State). Division of Water Rights.

Box 34

"Applications: City of Pasadena, No. 1562, City of Alhambra, No.3302. Reporters transcript." Los Angeles 73_5 September 22, 1924

Physical Description: 106 l. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Both asking for water from the Arroyo Seco point of diversion at the Devil's Gate Dam. Exhibits missing.
 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 34

"Memorandum on Pasadena application #1562, Alhambra application #3302 for waters of Devil's Gate Reservoir and their effects on the available water supply of the San Gabriel Valley Water Company." 73_6 September 1924

Physical Description: 9 l. tables, fold.map, plates. (typescript)
 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 34

Letter to San Gabriel Valley Water Company 73_7 February 9, 1925

Physical Description: 4 l. 2 plates, fold.map. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Discusses current drought in Southern California and groundwater storage, particularly in the San Gabriel Valley.
Box 34

File of correspondence and data concerning San Gabriel Valley Water Company 73_8 1914-1925

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Well records, discharge records, runoff, applications to appropriate water, etc.
 

San Luis Obispo, California

 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 35

"Report on proposed improvements in municipal water system..." to the Board of City Trustees of San Luis Obispo by George Story and J.B. Lippincott. Los Angeles 74_1 July 20, 1910

Physical Description: 18 l. tables. (carbon copy)
 

Fairbanks, H.W.

Box 35

"Description of the San Luis Quadrangle." 74_2 September 1903

Physical Description: 79 l. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Geography, topology, climate and general geology of the area.
 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 35

"Report on recommended immediate improvements to the San Luis Obispo municipal water system." 74_3 July 1930

Physical Description: 23 l. maps, tables, part fold. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Signed by E.A. Rowe.
 

Santa Barbara County

Box 35

"The water resources of the South Central Coastal region of California showing necessity of flood control and water conservation." 74_4 November 1930

Physical Description: 17 l. tables, fold.map. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

A brief filed with the Hoover-Young Commission and the California Joint Legislative Committee by Santa Barbara County. Prepared by offices of J.B. Lippincott.
 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 35

"Investigation of groundwater conditions in sand hills south of Morro Bay, San Luis Obispo County, California." 74_5 August 1931

Physical Description: 18 l. plates, tables, part fold. (carbon copy)
 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 35

"Report on future water supply for San Luis Obispo, Calif." 74_6 July 1933

Physical Description: 43 l. map, tables (part fold.) (typescript)

Scope and Contents

Includes draft copy.
Recommends city begin excavation of western end of Santa Lucia Tunnel. Also recommends stream gaging maintenance in Salinas River at Rinconada damsite.
 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 35

"Estimated available water supply of the city of San Luis Obispo." 74_7 August 1939

Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged) (carbon copy)
Box 35

File of miscellaneous data and correspondence concerning San Luis Obispo City and County 74_8 1939

Physical Description: 2 folders

Scope and Contents

Well records, maps, water analyses, river tables, applications for water appropriations. Data for years from 1892-1939.
 

San Luis Rey Mutual Water Company

 

Rowe, Edgar Allen

Box 36

"Report on proposed water system for the San Luis Rey Mutual Water Co." 75_1 November 3, 1944

Physical Description: 20 l. tables, illus., fold.mapages

Scope and Contents

Preliminary plans for a water system for irrigation, done by Engineering Office of Lippincott & Rowe.
 

Santa Ana and Orange, California

 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 36

"Report on water works improvements for the cities of Santa Ana and Orange, Orange County, Calif.", by J.B. Lippincott and E.A. Rowe 76_1 April 1925

Physical Description: 65 l. illus., maps, tables (part fold.) (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Recommends: additional wells, new pumping equipment and increasing reserve: long-term needs demand reservoir reserve (impoung flood waters of Santa Ana) or water from Colorado River, or both.
 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 36

Well records, Orange County 76_2 1925

Physical Description: 84 l. tables. (carbon copy)
Box 36

"Santa Ana-Orange computations." 76_3 1925

Physical Description: 1 v. illus., tables. (handwritten notes)
Box 36

"Original negatives: Santa Ana-Orange report." 76_4 1925

Physical Description: 1 envelope

Scope and Contents

Charts, plates, etc., part negatives.
Box 36

"Estimated costs of reservoirs on Santa Ana River and tributaries." 76_5 April 1926

Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged) tables. (carbon copy)
Box 36

File of correspondence and data concerning report for the cities of Santa Ana and Orange, Calif 76_6 1925

Physical Description: 1 folder
 

Santa Ana River, California

 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 36

Report to the Board of Directors, Santa Ana Irrigation Committee, Santa Ana, Calif. Los Angeles 77_1 July 3, 1909

Physical Description: 5 l. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Report on proposed development of additional water supply from the canyon below Rincon.
Box 36

File of depositions and data concerning the Santa Ana River 77_2 1898-1901

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Includes U.S. Geological Survey discharge measurements for the Santa Ana River; also deppsitions of J.B. Lippincott in case of New Bear Valley Irrigation Co. vs. Colliver Zombro (1901) and in case of Anaheim Union Water Co. vs. O.B. Fuller (1900).
 

Santa Barbara, California

 

Smith, A.D.

Box 36

"Santa Barbara: report on water supply - Fire Department, etc. Comments and recommendations." 78_1 June 1892

Physical Description: 31 l. illus., fold.maps, tables. (carbon copy)
 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 36

"Memorandum concerning San Roqui Creek, and Pacific improvement tunnel therein." Los Angeles 78_2 June 25, 1902

Physical Description: 12 l. (carbon copy)
Box 37

"Report of J.B. Lippincott, C.E. on available water supply for the City of Santa Barbara, California." Santa Barbara, Commercial Printing House 78_6 March 1903

Physical Description: 64 p. tables

Scope and Contents

Letter to the City Water Commissioners transmitting report to the council. Statement of city attorney H.C. Booth, as to proposed bond issue.
Box 37

"Report to Board of Water Commissioners - city of Santa Barbara." 78_7 November 1911/

Physical Description: 8 l. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Recommends purchase of Santa Barbara Water Company.
Box 37

"Report to Board of Water Commissioners - Santa Barbara," by J.B. Lippincott per Edward R. Bowen 78_8 May 1913

Physical Description: 10 l. tables. (typescript)

Scope and Contents

Estimate of the cost of constructing masonry dam at Gibralter damsite on the Santa Ynez River, and cost of delivering water into reservoir back of Mission Ridge.
Box 37

"Computations and notes: Santa Ynez River litigation." 78_12 1914?

Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged)

Scope and Contents

Computations, Mission Tunnel Discharge measurements, notes, copies of depositions, etc. in the case of College Ranch Company, C.H. Howard and P.A. Howard vs. City of Santa Barbara, concerning water rights on the Santa Ynez watershed.
Box 37

"Santa Barbara suit." 78_13 1914?

Physical Description: 53 l. illus., tables (part fold.) (handwritten)

Scope and Contents

A volume of computations and tables: considers conditions with Gibralter Dam and other tables consider conditions without the dam.
Box 37

Reports and data concerning Montecito water supply 78_16 1915-1922

Scope and Contents

Reports on Montecito Valley Water Company and Montecito Irrigation District, etc. Includes "Review of the Montecito Valley Water Company considering its purchase by City of Santa Barbara." December 1915; "Preliminary report on the water supply for the Montecito Irrigation District and the Carpenteria Valley." February 1922.
Box 37

"Valuation: Santa Barbara Water Works." 78_17 1916

Physical Description: 115, 135 l. illus., tables, part fold. (carbon copy)
Box 37

"Preliminary report to the Board of Water Commissioners of the City of Santa Barbara upon the formation of an irrigation district contiguous to the City of Santa Barbara." 78_18 December 1916

Physical Description: 23 l. illus (fold.plates), photos, tables

Scope and Contents

A plan for selling that water in excess of city needs upon Gibralter Dam completion.
Box 38

"Report to the Board of Water Commissioners of the city of Santa Barbara upon a bond issue of $610,000.00 for the completion of the Gibralter Dam, the construction of the Mission Ridge Reservoir and a pipe line in Mission Canyon." 78_22 April 1917

Physical Description: 17 l. illus., fold.plate. (carbon copy)
Box 38

"Detailed estimates of the cost of the completion of the Gibralter Dam, the construction of the Mission Ridge Reservoir and a pipe line from the Mission Canyon to the Mission Ridge Reservoir," by J.B. Lippincott and Edward R. Bowen 78_22 April 10, 1917

Physical Description: 19 l. tables. (carbon copy)
Box 38

"History of Santa Barbara Municipal water system 78_25 1895 to 1920." 1920?

Physical Description: 15 l. (carbon copy)
Box 38

"Report on the net safe yield of the Santa Ynez River above the Gibralter Dam." 78_26 1921

Physical Description: 24 l. illus., tables, fold.mapages
Box 38

"Preliminary report upon the proposed development of power by the city of Santa Barbara in connection with the completion of Gibralter Reservoir." 78_27 1916?

Physical Description: 16 l. tables. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Folder includes an earlier copy, with notation, "This report has been revised."; also draft copy.
 

Wright, George F.

Box 36

"Water supply. Where can Santa Barbara get enough?" Santa Barbara, October 78_3 19, 1889

Physical Description: 31 l. tables. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Proposed system of dams and reservoirs, tunnels, etc.; estimates by the City Surveyor of Santa Barbara. Concludes only feasible source is Santa Ynez River. Recommends that city should purchase reservoir sites.
 

Purslow, Ernest J.S.

Box 36

"A project for an increased water supply for Santa Barbara, California." 78_4 1896

Physical Description: 26 l. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Proposed available sites for water storage on the Santa Ynez River.
 

Moyer, J. Linn

Box 36

Report to the Board of Water Commissioners of the City of Santa Barbara, Calif. Santa Barbara 78_5 August 5, 1902

Physical Description: 3 l. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Re: reservoir site on Mono Canon Creek, tributary to Santa Ynez River.
 

Morrison, George D.

Box 37

Report on water in the Montecito Valley 78_9 October 18, 1913

Physical Description: 8 l. tables. (typescript)

Scope and Contents

Transmitted with letter from B.H. Hopkins of the Water Works Department, City of Santa Barbara.
Another (carbon) copy, with 3 l. of additional memoranda from G.H. Gould, President, Montecito Valley Water Company.
Box 37

File on Santa Barbara typhoid epidemic 78_10 1915

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Contains report and correspondence by J.C. Geiger, Asst. Director, Bureau of Communicable Diseases, also reports on bacteriological examination of water.
Box 37

File of data and memoranda concerning Mission Tunnel through Santa Ynez Mountains 78_11 1913-1917

Physical Description: 1 folder
 

Mulholland, William

Box 37

"Report of consulting board on Gibralter Dam," by William Mulholland, H.J. Quinton and J.B. Lippincott. Santa Barbara 78_14 1914

Physical Description: 8 l. fold.maps, tables. (typescript)
 

Forbes, Hyde

Box 37

"Santa Ynez River and the City of Santa Barbara water project: geological report thereon." Santa Barbara 78_15 December 1, 1914

Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged) fold.plates, tables

Scope and Contents

Boundwith: well logs in the vicinity of Santa Ynez, and correspondence to Santa Barbara Board of Water Commissioners dated January 1, 1915 and September 15, 1915.
 

Rowe, Edgar Allen

Box 37

"Santa Barbara Irrigation District: computations." 78_19 1916?

Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged) maps, tables. (handwritten notes)
Box 37

"Santa Barbara computations." 78_20 1916

Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged) maps, tables. (handwritten notes)
 

Bowen, Edward Rose

Box 37

"Water supply situation at Santa Barbara, California." 78_21 1917?

Physical Description: 10 l. (typescript)
Box 38

Specifications for Mission Ridge Reservoir, Santa Barbara, Calif 78_23 1917

Physical Description: 26 l. (carbon copy)
 

Hill, Raymond

Box 38

"Memorandum on hydrographic study of Santa Ynez River." 78_28 1929

Physical Description: 84 l. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

"... to arrive at the effect of an increase in surface storage from 15,000 ac. ft. at Gibralter to 80,000 ac. ft. at Gibralter and at other sites upstream..." p.82.
Box 38

File of data and memoranda concerning Gibralter Dam on the Santa Ynez River 78_29 1914-1922

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Construction data, computations, notes, one volume of photos of spillway construction.
Box 38

File concerning agreement between County of Santa Barbara and J.B. Lippincott for the latter to deliver a set of assessor's maps of Santa Barbara County 78_30 1920-1923

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Copies of agreements, notes and definitions of land classification for the said maps.
Box 38-40

File of miscellaneous data concerning Santa Barbara area and Santa Ynez River 78_31 1857-1924

Physical Description: 1 folder, 3 v. (folio)

Scope and Contents

Runoff and discharge tables, reservoir data, maps, etc.
 

Santa Catalina Island Company

 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 40

"Report on water supply and plan of development for Avalon, Catalina Island." 79_1 July 1923

Physical Description: 20 l. fold.plates, tables. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Signed by E.A. Rowe. Accompanied by separately bound volume of computations by E.A. Rowe.
Addressed to William Wrigley Jr., proposes development of Middle Ranch Canyon.
Box 40

"Water supply: Santa Catalina Island." August 79_3 1935

Physical Description: 30 l. fold.map, tables. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Assembles all known data on subject of supply and use of water on the Island.
Box 40

File of correspondence with Santa Catalina Island Company 79_9 1924-1954

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 40

File of data concerning Santa Catalina Island Company 79_10 1924-1954

Physical Description: 2 folders
 

Kerr, S.A.

Box 40

"Santa Catalina Island Company: water supply from Cottonwood Creek." 79_2 November 1929

Physical Description: 8 l. illus., fold.maps, tables. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Six sq. mile drainage area contiguous to Middle Ranch on north. Pipe line construction to Middle Ranch Reservoir.
 

Lippincott and Rowe

Box 40

"Report on enlargement of the Middle Ranch Reservoir spillway and feasibility of increasing the available water supply for Avalon." 79_4 December 1941

Physical Description: 40 l. fold.plates, maps, tables. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Accompanied by separately bound volume of notes by J.B. Lippincott.
Box 40

Volume of correspondence between Santa Catalina Island Company and Lippincott and Rowe 79_5 1941-1942

Physical Description: 1 v

Scope and Contents

Concerns future work on spillway of Thompson Creek Dam (Middle Ranch Reservoir) to be completed at a later date.
Box 40

"Report on water development: Santa Catalina Island Company." 79_6 March 1948

Physical Description: 9 l. fold.tables, mapages

Scope and Contents

Water supply available during drought of 1948. Accompanied by volume of notes by K.Q. Volk.
Box 40

"Santa Catalina Island Company: spillway improvements - Thompson Dam. Design computations." 79_7 1956

Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged) illus., photos, tables
 

Southern California Edison Company

Box 40

"Specifications to Thompson Dam and related structures - Santa Catalina Island." 79_8 1956

 

Santa Clara Water and Irrigation Company

 

Schuyler, James Dix

Box 42

"Report on the Santa Clara Water and Irrigating Company's ditch and water supply for irrigation." Los Angeles 80_1 July 11, 1900

Physical Description: 19 l. fold.map. (typescript) Schuyler #88

Scope and Contents

Company located in Ventura County.
 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 42

Report on the value of the property of the Santa Clara Water and Irrigation Company Los Angeles 80_2 March 18, 1902

Scope and Contents

6 l. tables. (typescript)
 

Santa Fe Land Improvement Company

Box 42

File of correspondence, specifications and data concerning Santa Fe Land Improvement Company and Santa Fe Irrigation District, Rancho Santa Fe, California 81_1 1927-1929

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Includes diagrams, available supply San Dieguito Valley gravels; data on sewage disposal arrangements.
 

Santa Maria Valley, California

 

Polk, M.C.

Box 43

"Report on Santa Maria Valley Irrigation Project," by M.C. Polk, J.D. McGregor and James R. Head 82_1 1924?

Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged) illus., fold.plates. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Report to the Irrigation Committee of the Chamber of Commerce of Santa Barbara.
Regards source of water for Project: Cuyama River water conducted to Alamos Creek and then into Huasna Reservoir.
 

Buwalda, John P.

Box 43

"Report on geological examination of damsites on Cuyama and Santa Ynez Rivers to Board of Supervisors of Santa Barbara County, California." Pasadena 82_2 October 1930

Physical Description: 11 l. (typescript)
 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 43

"Report on water conservation and flood control of the Santa Maria River in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties." 82_3 March 1931

Physical Description: 153 l. illus., photos, maps, tables (part fold.) (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Abstract edition (pp. 54-90 only).
Recommends retarding reservoirs at Vaquero Flat on the Cuyama River and at Round Corral site on the Sisquoc River.
Box 43

"Memorandum re flood control and water conservation on the Santa Maria River in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties, California." 82_4 November 27, 1936

Physical Description: 8 l. fold.maps. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Summarizes report of March 1931.
Box 43

"Memorandum re proposed flood control and water conservation works on the Santa Maria River, Calif." 82_5 September 13, 1937

Physical Description: 7 l. fold.maps, plates. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Report signed by E.A. Rowe.
Box 43

File of data and correspondence concerning Santa Maria area 82_6 1924-1937

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Well and runoff records, maps, aerial photos.
 

Santa Maria Valley Water Conservation District

Box 43

"An economic survey of the Santa Maria Valley Water Conservation District of California." Santa Maria 82_7 May 1937

Physical Description: 15 l. tables, map. (mimeo)

Scope and Contents

Supplemental report dated October 20, 1937 11 l.
 

Kellogg, Eugene S.

Box 43

"Statement: agriculture of the Santa Maria Valley in relation to flood control." 82_8 September 1937

Physical Description: 8 l. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Report by Santa Barbara County Agricultural Commissioner.
 

Santa Maria Valley Water Conservation District

Box 43

"Flood history of the Santa Maria Valley, Santa Maria, California." Santa Maria 82_9 October 1937

Physical Description: 14 l. (mimeo)
Box 44

File of correspondence and data concerning Santa Maria River 82_10 1937

Physical Description: 1 folder
 

Santa Monica, California

 

Bowen, Edward Rose

Box 44

"Report of the valuation of the property of the Santa Monica Water Company, the Sawtelle Water Company, and the Ranch Water System." Los Angeles 83_1 April 25, 1912

Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged) (carbon copy)
Box 44

Valuation file concerning property of the Santa Monica Water Company 83_2 1913-1915

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Includes valuation by the Railroad Commission.
 

Santa Susanna Tunnel

Box 44

Santa Susanna Tunnel 84_1 September 1, 1902. September 8, 1902

Physical Description: 5 l. photos. (carbon copy)
 

Seaside Water Company

 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 44

"Seaside Water Company, report on San Pedro Water Works." Los Angeles 85_1 June 8, 1902

Physical Description: 8 l. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Supplemental information to a report of May 28, 1902 (missing), concerning water supply for the town of San Pedro, California.
 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 44

"Seaside Water Company, report on San Pedro Water Works." Los Angeles 85_2 July 5, 1902

Physical Description: 11 l. tables. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Estimates prepared in connection with proposal that the Seaside Water Co. sell its plant to the City of San Pedro.
Box 44

Seaside Water Company, report on San Pedro Water Works Los Angeles 85_3 September 9, 1902

Physical Description: 19 l. tables. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Preliminary estimate on a new water supply for the City of San Pedro.
Box 44

File of specifications, correspondence and data concerning Seaside Water Company 85_4 1902-1903

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Contracts and specifications for pipe lines, etc., as well as progress reports, memos.
 

Shasta Project, California

 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 44

File of correspondence with T.H. Humphery, Project Engineer of the Shasta Project for the U.S. Reclamation Service 86_1 1906

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Estimates and report on feasibility of irrigation project in Shasta Valley, Shasta County, Calif.
 

Sheep Creek Water Company

Box 45

File of correspondence and data concerning Sheep Creek Water Company 87_1 1917-1925

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Concerns applications for water appropriation nos. 364, 4419, 3883, 3194, 5959, 5960. Company located in Phelan, San Bernardino County, incorporated in 1914 for purpose of diverting flow of Sheep Creek for irrigation of lands in Township 4 North, Range 7 West, S.B.M.
 

Sisquoc River, California

Box 45

Sisquoc River pictures - aerial survey 88_1 1930

Physical Description: 3 folders

Scope and Contents

Santa Barbara County.
 

Snow Mountain Dam, California

Box 45

File of correspondence and data concerning Snow Mountain Dam 89_1 1919-1929

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Located in Gravelly Valley northeast of Ukiah on the South Eel River. Contains agreement between Snow Mountain Water and Power Company and the City and County of San Francisco, and correspondence to Pacific Gas & Electric Company.
Box 45

File of correspondence and data concerning Feather River properties of Great Western Power Company 89_2 1922

Physical Description: 1 folder
 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 45

"Great Western Power Company report." October 5 89_3 1922

Physical Description: 24 l. fold.map. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

To determine the values of the properties of the Great Western Power System, particularly the Feather River projects as of December 1915.
 

Sharp and Fellow Company

Box 45

File concerning Murray Dam in San Diego County 90_1 1919

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, data and decision in case of Sharp and Fellows, Contractors, v. owners of dam (James A. Murray, William G. Henshaw, and Ed Fletcher, incorporated under name Cuyamaca Water Company), built below La Mesa Heights Reservoir.
 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 45

"Notes on Murray Dam suit." 90_2 June 1919

Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged) handwritten notes, tables, photos
 

South Coast Land Company

Box 45

File of data and cost estimates concerning South Coast Land Company 91_1 1924

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Located in San Diego County.
 

South Pasadena, California

 

Orbison, R.V.

Box 45

Report on the water situation in South Pasadena 92_1 December 22, 1922

Physical Description: 18 l. tables. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Includes history of South Pasadena water development.
 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 45

"Report to City of South Pasadena on available water supply in San Gabriel Valley and estimated cost thereof." 92_2 February 24, 1923

Physical Description: 40 l. illus., fold.plates, tables. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Available water supply from the underground basin of the San Gabriel River, to determine if a surplus existed.
Box 45

File of correspondence and data concerning South Pasadena water supply 92_3 1923

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Computations for reports, memos of conversations, correspondence.
 

Southern California Edison Company

 

Moore (C.C.) Company, Engineers.

Box 46

"Report on comparative tests on Southern California fuel oil and natural gas fuels at the Redondo plant - Pacific Light and Power Corporation - Los Angeles, California." 93_1 August and September 1913

Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged) fold.tables. (carbon copy)
 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 46

Edison Electric Company file 93_2 1915

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Correspondence concerning the earlier Edison Electric Company and continuation of its projects on the Kern River by Southern California Edison Company.
Box 46

"Report on the valuation of water rights for the development of power by the Southern California Edison Company." 93_7 November 20, 1915, (rev. December 1916

Physical Description: 1 v. (various pagings) illus., tables (part fold.) (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

..... another copy, not revised.
Box 46

Southern California Edison Company studies 93_8 1915

Physical Description: 3 v

Scope and Contents

v.1. Studies.- v.2. Digest on valuations of water power rights.- v.3. Computations: average power costs.
 

Anonymous

Box 46

"Memorandum on valuation problems." 93_3 undated

Physical Description: 11 l. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Hypothetical operating conditions for the year 1914, assuming severance of the Los Angeles distributing system.
Box 46

"Review of a study of the value of water power rights." 93_4 June 1915

Physical Description: 8 l. (carbon copy)
 

California (State). Railroad Commission.

Box 46

"Application no.1424: Deposition of Charles E. Edgar." 93_5 August 19, 1915

Physical Description: 26 l. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Application for rate which the city of Los Angeles might pay the Southern California Edison Company for its electric distributing system.
Box 46

"Application no.1424: Deposition of Samuel Insull 93_6 September 2, 1915

Physical Description: 46 l. (carbon copy)
Box 46

File of correspondence and data concerning Southern California Edison's water rights for development of power 93_9 1906-1915

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Contains hydrograph and fictitious hydrograph of Kern River, 1915.
 

Spring Valley Water Company

 

Branner, J.C.

Box 47

"Report on the underground water conditions of the Livermore Valley and of Sunol Valley." Stanford University 94_1 May 6, 1912

Physical Description: 22 l. illus., maps, part fold. (sectionally mounted map 36x44") (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Cover title: "Report on subterranean water resources of the Livermore Valley, Spring Valley Water Company, J.C. Branner, Vol.II."
A first report submitted December 1, 1911 (Vol. I?) not included here.
 

Mulholland, William

Box 47

"Physical data: Alameda Creek catchment area: Spring Valley Water Company," by William Mulholland and J.B. Lippincott. San Francisco 94_2 July 2, 1912

Physical Description: 1 v. (looseleaf, various pagings) illus., tables

Scope and Contents

Contents: Report on the development of ground waters of the Livermore Valley by William Mulholland and J.B. Lippincott, February 2, 1912. (17 l.) Appendix No.4 to report of John R. Freeman, filed with Advisory Board of U.S. Engineers, July 14, 1912. (58 l.) Supplement to report of S.V.W. Company's estimates and results given in report by J.B. Lippincott by Cyril Williams, Jr., July 15, 1912. (30 l.) Evaporation and transpiration from the wet lands in Livermore Valley, Alameda Creek Drainage Basin, Spring Valley Water Company, by J.G. White & Company, Inc., signed by Charles A. Lee. (9 l.)
Box 47

"Statement by M L on underground water development in Southern California," by William Mulholland and J.B. Lippincott. Los Angeles 94_3 May 13, 1912

Physical Description: 10 l. illus., map. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Addressed to S.P. Eastman, Manager, Spring Valley Water Company, San Francisco.
Box 47

Report to S.P. Eastman, Manager, Spring Valley Water Company by William Mulholland and J.B. Lippincott. San Francisco 94_5 July 2, 1912

Physical Description: 19 l. tables. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Supplementing report of February 2, 1912, contained in 94-2 above.
Box 47

"A review by M. and L. of Freeman's conclusions on the yield of the Alameda system." 94_7 undated

Physical Description: 32 l. (carbon copy)
Box 47

"Independent cost estimate of the proposed tunnels for the Hetch-Hetchy Aqueduct through the Diable Range," by William Mulholland and J.B. Lippincott 94_8 December 21, 1912

Physical Description: 55 l. illus., photos, tables. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Subtitled "From the Irvington Gate House to the Tesla Portal, thirty and seven-tenths miles."
 

Herrmann, F.C.

Box 47

"Report by F.C. Herrmann on the Spring Valley Water Co." 94_4 undated

Physical Description: 2 v. tables. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

"The purpose of this report is to present an estimate of the safe possible draft that may be delivered to the people of San Francisco by the complete and intelligent development of the present resources of the Spring Valley Water Company." p.l. (Company resources consisted of Peninsula system, Alameda system, Coyote system, Alviso-Ravenswood wells, and Lake Merced. Volume 2 includes appendices A, B and E.
 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 47

Report to S.P. Eastman, Manager, Spring Valley Water Company 94_6 September 28, 1912

Physical Description: 6 l. photos. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Pertains to accuracy of U.S. Geological Survey Water Supply paper no.81.
Box 47

File concerning costs of Hetch Hetchy Aqueduct and other property of the Spring Valley Water Company 94_12 1912-1920

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Drafts of reports, correspondence, and transcripts of testimony given by J.B. Lippincott, G.A. Elliott and Allen Hazen for the Spring Valley Water Company in their case against city and county of San Francisco. Also well logs of Pleasanton and Livermore Valleys.
Box 47

Spring Valley Water Company - 1920 file 94_13 1920

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Correspondence and envelope marked "Diagrams for S.V.W. Co. report on necessity for the conservation of the water supply of California, July 19, 1920." Also copy of the Railroad Commission's valuation of the company's properties.
Box 47

"General data on San Jose Water System: Case 476." 94_9

Physical Description: 1 v. (various pagings) tables. (typescript)

Scope and Contents

Contains: analysis of company's real estate appraisal, unit cost comparisons, depreciation data, analysis overhead charges.
 

California (State). Railroad Commission.

Box 47

"Application no.1141: Opinion." 94_10 April 9, 1915

Physical Description: 48 l. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Determining amount to be paid by Marin Municipal Water District to Marin Water and Power Company for its lands and water rights.
 

Lee, Charles H.

Box 47

"Original cost of water rights of Spring Valley Water Company, used in supplying San Francisco with water," as estimated by Charles H. Lee, Consulting Engineer. San Francisco 94_11 March 25, 1916

Physical Description: 1 v. (various pagings) tables. (typescript)

Scope and Contents

"Defendants Exhibit #189-190-191."
Box 47

Map of the Spring Valley Water Company's properties in the Livermore Valley 94_14

Physical Description: 36×58" (sectionally mounted)
 

Standard Accident Insurance Company

 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 48

File concerning report to the Standard Accident Insurance Co. on rockwork on the Coachella Canal 95_1 July 1940

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 48

"Stockton note book." 96_2 1926

Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged) tables, correspondence, notes

Scope and Contents

Regarding proposed Calaveras Reservoir. Material accumulated in preparation for court case regarding prices to be paid for reservoir site lands.
 

Stockton, California

 

Gemperle, P.F.

Box 48

Mass study of the Valley Springs Reservoir 96_1 June 8, 1926

Physical Description: 42 l. tables. (handwritten notes)

Scope and Contents

Computations, including power costs. Includes also computation of the power cost at a plant at Jenny Lind and also one at the Calaveras Dam.
Box 49

File of correspondence and data concerning Stockton case 96_3 1925-1926

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Maps, data concerning reservoir sites, flood control, etc.
 

Sutherlin, Barry and Company (Montague Irrigation District)

 

Tolman, C.F.

Box 49

"Geological report on the reservoir site and damsite of the Montague Irrigation District, Shasta Valley, California." Stanford University 97_1 December 26, 1925

Physical Description: 20 l. fold.map. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Located on middle fork of the Shasta River.
 

Montague Irrigation District

Box 49

"Advertisement, proposal, specifications and drawings: storage dam, canals, pumping plant and minor project units." 97_2 March 25, 1926

Physical Description: 24 l. fold.plates, maps. (mimeo)
Box 49

File of correspondence with Sutherlin, Barry Co., investment bankers, concerning Montague Irrigation District 97_3 1925-1930

Physical Description: 1 folder
 

Swift Estate

 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 49

File concerning tunnels in the Santa Ynez Mountains near Montecito 98_1 1917

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Contains report to the Buena Vista Water Company on proposed tunnel development in Buena Vista Canyon (March 1917) and report to Mr. L.F. Swift on proposed tunnel development (March 1917).
 

Tejon Ranch

 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 49

"Hydrographic reconnoissance of the Tejon Ranch Properties." 99_1 December 1915

Physical Description: 39 l. illus., tables, fold.map in pocket. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Situated at juncture of the Coast Range and the Sierra Nevada, with San Joaquin Valley to the north and Antelope Valley (western apex of Mojave Valley) to the south. Includes data on Castaic Reservoir site, Monte Reservoir site, Grapevine Creek and observation wells south-southeast of Bakersfield to the mountains.
Box 49

File of data and maps concerning Tejon Ranch 99_2 1915

Physical Description: 1 folder
 

Terra Bella Irrigation District

 

Thomas, Frank J.

Box 49

"Report to the Board of Directors of Terra Bella Development Company." 100_1 May 23, 1916

Physical Description: 25 l. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Recommendations from Attorney Thomas concerning Terra Bella Irrigation District and bond issue for construction of proposed irrigation plant.
 

Terra Bella Irrigation District

Box 49

"Specifications for constructing irrigating system for Terra Bella Irrigation District at Terra Bella, Tulare County, State of California." 100_2 1916

Physical Description: 75 l. (carbon copy)
 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 49

"Commentary upon the plans and specifications for the development of the Terra Bella Irrigation District." 100_3 August 11, 1916

Physical Description: 20 l. tables, fold.map. (carbon copy)
Box 49

"Estimates: Terra Bella Irrigation District." 100_2 August 19, 1916

Physical Description: 22 l. tables. (carbon copy)
Box 50

File of correspondence and data concerning Terra Bella Irrigation District 100_5 1916-1929

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Concerning litigation over waters of Deer Creek, costs, etc.
 

Althouse, Irvin H.

Box 50

"Report on Terra Bella Irrigation District." 100_6 March 23, 1932

Physical Description: 74 l. tables, illus. (mimeo)
 

Title Insurance and Trust Company

 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 50

"Levee specifications for Title Insurance and Trust Company on Arcadia de Baker Estate near Hobart Station." 101_1 1915

Physical Description: 6 l. illus. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Locations on Los Angeles River.
 

Torrance, California

 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 50

"Report on available water supply and proposed improvements to the water system of the Torrance Water, Light Power Company." 102_1 May 1925

Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged) illus., tables, fold.map. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Fold.map showing the ground water conditions in the Western Coastal Plain of Southern California, showing well levels as of 1904 and 1925.
Box 50

File of correspondence and data concerning Torrance area 102_2 1925-1926

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Includes maps, well logs, computations.
 

Tucson, Arizona

 

Tucson Farms Company

Box 50

"Map of the Allison Barrier, showing location of test wells and stations for measurement of underflow-velocities." 103_1 April 1912

 

Tulare, California

 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 50

Letter report to Mr. G. Holterhoff, Jr. concerning Tulare Lake low lands 104_1 March 21, 1904

Physical Description: 18 l. tables. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Concerns advisability of purchasing water rights on Kings River.
 

Tule and Baxter Creek Irrigation Districts

 

Harding, Sidney T.

Box 50

"Water supply of Eagle Lake." 105_1 1917

Physical Description: 24 l. tables. (typescript)

Scope and Contents

Portion of report on water supply of Honey Lake Basin and adjacent areas.
 

Harding, Sidney T.

Box 50

"Water supply available from Eagle Lake if lowered 45 feet." 105_2 September 13, 1917

Physical Description: 6 l. illus., tables. (typescript)

Scope and Contents

Portion of report on water supply of Honey Lake Basin and adjacent areas.
..... Revision of estimate "based on Mr. Bly's revised map and soundings." 4 l. tables. (typescript)
 

Anonymous 105_3

Box 50

"Tentative plan for operation of Tule and Baxter Creek Irrigation Districts, Lassen County, California." 105_3 November 28, 1925

Physical Description: 12 l. tables. (mimeo)
 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 50

"Report on Tule and Baxter Creek Irrigation Districts, Lassen County, California." 105_4 May 1926

Physical Description: 22 l. illus., tables, fold.maps. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Contains history of Eagle Lake and Tule and Baxter Creek Districts.
Box 50

File of data and notes concerning Tule and Baxter Creek Irrigation Districts 105_5 1926-1928

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Contains notes for engineering report, maps, water samples.
 

Union Oil Company

 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 50

File on oil contamination charges against Union Oil Company, Los Angeles 106_1 1927

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Contains data and correspondence pertaining to flood and oil damage to the Bastanchury Ranch Company in Orange County during flood of February 1927. Also well levels to 1926 of wells in vicinity of Santa Springs for suit of Linares vs. Union Oil Company.
 

U.S. Corps of Engineers (Army)

 

U.S. Corps of Engineers (Army).

Box 51

File of folders of pertinent data on flood control basins in Los Angeles area 107_1 1939-1941

Physical Description: 16 pieces

Scope and Contents

Contents: Hansen Flood Control Basin (2 folders), Santa Fe Flood Control Basin (4 folders), Prado Flood Control Basin (2 folders), Brea Flood Control Basin (2 folders), Fullerton Flood Control Basin (2 folders), Carbon Canyon Flood Control Basin (1 folder), San Antonio Debris-Flood Control Basin (1 folder).
Box 51

"Model studies on the San Antonio flood control basin earth dam." Los Angeles 107_7 May 1940

Physical Description: 28 l. illus., fold.plates. (mimeo)

Scope and Contents

Tests made in connection with the Los Angeles County drainage area, San Antonio and Chino Creek improvement.
 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 51

"Memorandum re: failure of Sheffield Reservoir in earthquake of June 1925." 107_2

Physical Description: 5 l. illus., photos. (carbon copy)
Box 51

"Comments on U.S.E.D. report of May 1939 on hydrology in the San Antonio and Chino Creek drainage area." 107_4 October 18, 1939

Physical Description: 12 l. tables. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Memo addressed to Lt. Col. Edwin Kelton, U.S. Corps of Engineers.
Box 51

"Mr. Lippincott's notes for review of hydrology report by U.S.E.D. on San Antonio and Chino Creek drainage area." 107_5 undated

Physical Description: 28 l. illus

Scope and Contents

Memos, handwritten notes, data from earlier reports.
Box 51

"Computations for review of U.S.E.D. report of May 1939 on hydrology in Santa Ana and Chino Creek drainage area." 107_6 October 1939

Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged)
Box 52

"U.S. Army Engineers." 107_10 undated

Physical Description: 1 v. illus., fold.plates, tables. (looseleaf)

Scope and Contents

Notes and data concerning San Antonio Creek, Santa Fe Dam, Brea Dam, Sepulveda Dam.
 

U.S. Engineer Office

Box 51

"Technical memorandum on the electrical analogy for percolating water in connection with the design of earth dams and other hydraulic structures in the Los Angeles District." Los Angeles 107_3 May 1939

Physical Description: 12 l. illus., fold.plates. (mimeo)
 

U.S. Engineer Office

Box 52

"Board of consultants meeting, May 1940: data." Los Angeles 107_8

Physical Description: 1 v. (various pagings) illus., fold.plates, tables. (mimeo)

Scope and Contents

Concerns Brea Dam and Santa Fe Dam.
Box 52

Dam model studies Los Angeles 107_9 August 1940

Physical Description: 4 v. illus., tables, photos, fold.plates

Scope and Contents

Contents.- v.1. San Antonio Dam, model study of earth dam.- v.2. Santa Fe Dam, special model study.- v.3. Santa Fe Dam, foundation permeability study.- v.4. Santa Fe Dam, experimental rolled fills and soil tests.
Box 52

File of correspondence and data concerning work of U.S. Corps of Engineers 107_11 1939-1941

Physical Description: 1 folder
 

U.S. Smelting, Mining and Refining Company (Boston)

 

Keen, C.E.

Box 53

"Report on the Davidson Ditch for the Fairbanks Exploration Company." 108_1 November 15, 1924

Physical Description: 43 l. tables (part fold.) (typescript)

Scope and Contents

Insert: "Study of economic diameter of syphons on the Davidson Ditch, Fairbanks, Alaska." (10 l.)
 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 53

"Fairbanks Exploration Company, report on the Davidson Canal." Los Angeles 108_2 October 1925

Physical Description: 66 l. illus., fold.plates, photos. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Conduit to divert from the north bank of the Chatanika River to placer gold fields near Fairbanks, Alaska.
Box 53

File of correspondence and data concerning U.S. Smelting, Refining and Mining Company's projects near Fairbanks, Alaska 108_3 1925-1930

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Notes, cost estimates for equipment.
 

Valley Park Cemetery Association

Box 53

File of correspondence and data concerning application of Valley Park Cemetery Association for a cemetery near the Rio Hondo River adjacent to the city of Arcadia, Los Angeles County 109_1 1931

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Concerns the San Gabriel underground water basin.
 

Ventura, California

 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 53

"Report upon the value of the waterworks properties of the Ventura County Power Company, Ventura, Calif." Los Angeles 110_1 1914

Physical Description: 177 l. map, tables. (carbon copy)
Box 54

"Report on future water supply for Ventura, California." Los Angeles 110_6 May 1934

Physical Description: 99 l. illus., fold.maps, tables. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Basis of proposed bond issue of 1935.
..... another (mimeo) edition. (44 l.)
Box 54

"Computations for Ventura City report: water analyses, water treatment." 110_7 May 1934

Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged)
Box 54

"Supplemental report to city of Ventura on Dunshee and Hoffman Reservoirs." 110_8 August 1934

Physical Description: 11 l. map. (carbon copy)
Box 54

"The proposed new water supply for the city of Ventura, California." 110_9 January 11, 1935

Physical Description: 13 l. (carbon copy)
Box 55

"Report on flood control in the Ventura River Basin by the construction of regulating reservoirs." 110_16 October 1937

Physical Description: 12 l. illus., photos, tables

Scope and Contents

Signed by E.A. Rowe.
 

Cushman, D.A.

Box 54

"Water appraisal: Ventura Co. Power Company." 110_2 August-September 1914

Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged) tables, handwritten notes

Scope and Contents

Volume of computations.
 

Sheridan, Orr, Drapeau Gardner

Box 54

"City of San Buenaventura - water rights: final report, Pueblo rights." Ventura 110_3 August 29, 1929

Physical Description: 10 l. (typescript)
 

Ventura County Farm Bureau. Conservation Committee

Box 54

"Report of the Conservation Committee of the Ventura County Farm Bureau covering its investigations of some of the water conservation problems in Ventura County." 110_4 April 8, 1931

Physical Description: 20 l. (mimeo)
 

Buwalda, John P.

Box 54

"Report on geology of the Hoffman damsite on Coyote Creek, north of Ventura, California." Pasadena 110_5 April 18, 1934

Physical Description: 13 l. photos, fold.map in pocket. (carbon copy)
 

Zapf, C.F.

Box 54

"Forecast of revenue, general operating expenses, surplus and other expenses for the period 1935-1975, Ventura city water system." 110_10 July 1935

Physical Description: 6 l. illus., tables. (carbon copy)

Scope and Contents

Forecast by superintendant of city water system.
 

San Buenaventura (City). Engineer's Office.

Box 54

"Report on investigation for the location of a water treatment plant for the city of San Buenaventura, California." 110_11 May 1936

Physical Description: 28 l. illus., tables. (mimeo)
 

Moore, A.L.

Box 54

"Report on history of water damage along Ventura River," compiled by A.L. Moore for City Manager, City of San Buenaventura, California 110_12 January 13, 1936

Physical Description: 9 l. (mimeo)
 

Anonymous

Box 54

History of water system of Ventura, California 110_13 undated

Physical Description: 6 l. (typescript)
 

Blanchard, Vincent F.

Box 54

"Ventura County's water supply," by Vincent F. Blanchard, Farm Advisor for Ventura County. Ventura 110_14 March 30, 1937

Physical Description: 4 l. (mimeo)
 

Macleod, George C.

Box 54

"An economic survey of the Ventura River watershed and other parts of Ventura County, California." Office of City Manager 110_15 October 7, 1937

Physical Description: 9 l. tables. (mimeo)
 

Rowe, Edgar Allen

Box 54

"City of Ventura: computations, flood control report of October 1937." 110_17

Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged) illus., tables
 

Ventura County Water Survey

Box 54

"Change in groundwater elevation in various pumping areas, Ventura County, California, 1928 to 1940," prepared by Richard H. Jamison, Engineer in Charge 110_18 1940

Physical Description: 35 l. illus., maps. (photocopy)
 

San Buenaventura (City). Water Department.

Box 54

"Annual report." Fiscal year 110_19 1940-1941

Physical Description: 32 l. illus., tables, fold.map. (mimeo)
Box 54

"Zone 3: Ventura County, California: well logs." 110_20 undated

Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged)
Box 54

File of data, correspondence and notes on Ventura 110_21 1927-1941

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Rough drafts, computations and notes for reports, maps, memos, etc.
 

Vernon Irrigation District, British Columbia

 

Lippincott, Joseph Barlow

Box 56

"Report on the proposed repair of Lake Aberdeen Dam for the Vernon Irrigation District." 111_1 August 1923

Physical Description: 10 l. tables. (carbon copy)
Box 56