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Augustus Kempkey papers
WRCA 049  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Collection Scope and Contents
  • Collection Number
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Augustus Kempkey papers
    Date (bulk): 1915-1955
    Collection Number: WRCA 049
    Extent: 2 linear feet 4 boxes
    Repository: Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
    Riverside, CA 92517-5900
    Languages: English.


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

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

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], [date if possible]. Augustus Kempkey papers (WRCA 049). Water Resources Collections and Archives. Special Collections & University Archives, University of California, Riverside.

    Collection Scope and Contents

    Economic and engineering reports written by Augustus Kempkey, a consulting civil engineer; design of structures, preparation of detailed plans and specifications, supervision and administration of construction and operation, appraisals as to value for rate fixing, taxation, sale, and other purposes.

    Collection Number

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

    Indexing Terms

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


    San Joaquin and Kings River Canal and Irrigation Company
    San Joaquin River Water Storage District
    Black Diamond Water Company
    Contra Costa Irrigation Project (Calif.)
    Real property -- Valuation -- California
    Water power -- Economic aspects -- California
    Water resources development -- California
    Water rights -- California
    Water-supply -- California -- Costs