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Harry Barnes papers
WRCA 025  
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Description
Correspondence, reports, subject files, news clippings, maps, and other papers, pertaining to: groundwater; surface water supply; water rights; litigation involving Miller & Luxand others; irrigation works; water costs; and, irrigation districts in the San Joaquin Valley, particularly San Joaquin River Water Storage District, Madera Irrigation District,and Madera Canal & Irrigation Company.
Background
J. W. Harry Barnes was born September 16, 1883 in London, England, the son of H. H. and E. M. Barnes. He came to California in 1894 and graduated from the University of California in 1906 with a B.S. degree from the College of Engineering. Prior to his graduation, he gained experience in field work in railroad location and land surveying. In July 1914, he married Lucille Lawrencein Alameda, California. They had three daughters: Ruth, Patricia, and Dorothy.
Extent
29 boxes 14 linear feet
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the University of California, Riverside Libraries, Special Collections & Archives. Distribution or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. To the extent other restrictions apply, permission for distribution or reproduction from the applicable rights holder is also required. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
Collection is open for research.