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Inventory of the Augustus Kempkey Papers, (bulk 1915-1955)
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Scope and Content

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Augustus Kempkey Papers,
    Date (bulk): (bulk 1915-1955)
    Collection number: KEMPKEY
    Creator: Augustus Kempkey
    Extent: 2 linear ft. (4 boxes)
    Repository: Water Resources Collections and Archives
    Riverside, CA 92517-5900
    Shelf location: This collection is stored off-campus at NRLF. Please contact the Water Resources Collections and Archives staff for access to the materials.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    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 Head of Archives. 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], Augustus Kempkey Papers, KEMPKEY, Water Resources Collections and Archives, University of California, Riverside.

    Access Points

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

    Scope and Content

    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.