Augustus Kempkey papers

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Special Collections & University Archives
The UCR Library
P.O. Box 5900
University of California
Riverside, California 92517-5900
Phone: 951-827-3233
Fax: 951-827-4673
Email: specialcollections@ucr.edu
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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.

Access

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.

Subjects

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


Box 1, Item 1

Appraisal of physical properties and water rights for the purpose of purchase by the San Joaquin River Water Storage District 1925

Box 1, Item 2

Appraisal of the property of the Black Diamond Water Company as of January 1st, 1929

Box 1, Item 3

Report covering appraised value as of March 1, 1913 for income tax purposes of the property of the Patterson Ranch Company in Patterson Colony, Stanislaus County, California 1926

Box 1, Item 4

Data concerning water right transactions as influencing the "market value" of the water right of the San Joaquin Kings River Canal Irrigation Company 1929

Box 1, Item 5

Imperial irrigation district proposed hydroelectric development 1927

Box 2, Item 6

Memo concerning engineering reports in re the Sacramento River-Delta service area prepared by the Water Project Authority 1955

Box 2, Item 7

Memo in re a water supply distribution system for Brisbane and the Guadalupe Valley industrial area 1948

Box 2, Item 8

Memo in re replacing main transmission pipe line and installing additional distributing reservoir storage for the Bolinas Public Utility District 1948

Box 2, Item 9

Napa City water works, Eastside distributing reservoir : plans, specifications and contract documents 1945

Box 2, Item 10

Palermo Land Water Co. : report concerning the determination of total fixed capital as of January 1, 1923 for purposes of accounting 1923

Box 2, Item 11

Preliminary engineering report concerning a domestic and industrial water supply for the City of Pittsburg, California, and the contiguously located industries 1936

Box 2, Item 12

Preliminary engineering report concerning an industrial and domestic water supply for the industries comprising the Pittsburg Industrial Association of Pittsburg, Contra Costa County, California 1938

Box 2, Item 13

Preliminary engineering report concerning an industrial and domestic water supply for the Columbia Steel Company of Pittsburg, Contra Costa County, California 1938

Box 2, Item 14

Preliminary report on the economic development of hydro-electric energy for Tahoe Tavern 1923

Box 2, Item 15

Report on the proposed extension of the system of the East Contra Costa Irrigation Company to provide an industrial and domestic water supply 1919

Box 3, Item 16

The Reno-Sparks water supply and distribution system 1939

Physical Description: 3 v
Box 3, Item 17

Report covering water supply and sewage disposal for the property of Balfour, Guthrie and Company at Brentwood, Contra Costa County, California 1918

Box 3, Item 18

Report for the Piedmont Land Cattle Co. concerning a water supply for irrigation from the San Antonio River 1927

Box 4, Item 19

Report on the system of the Byron-Bethany Irrigation Company and its relation to the territory embraced in the Brentwood Project 1918

Box 4, Item 20

Report relative to the purchase of the properties of the Napa City Water Co. by the City of Napa 1922

Box 4, Item 21

Valuation for rate fixing. Vol. No. 1 1929

Box 4, Item 22

The San Lucas Project on the Salinas River in California comparison of cost estimates : States vs Army 1952

Box 4, Item 23

Report on the use of the flood waters of Marsh Creek on the Rancho Los Meganos, Contra Costa County, California 1918

Box 4, Item 24

Valuation for rate fixing purposes of the property of the Black Diamond Water Company as of January 1st, 1915

Box 4, Item 25

Valuation of the properties of Elmhurst Water Supply Co. as of November 1, 1928, for the purpose of purchase 1928

Box 4, Item 26

Zuberbuhler and Bosch report on the irrigation of approximately 360 acres of land 1914