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David E. Hughes papers
WRCA 083  
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Description
The collection consists of correspondence and reports pertaining to Los Angeles Harbor, San Pedro Harbor, Long Beach Harbor, Los Angeles River, Newport Bay, San Diego Harbor, Santa Monica breakwater, and the Point Fermin landslide (1929). Also included are materials on tides and boundaries.
Background
David Edward Hughes was born on September 21, 1861 at Palmyra, Ohio, the son of Evan and Ann Johns Hughes. His youth was spent in that locality attending school, farming for his widowed mother, and working in sandstone quarries. At the age of sixteen he moved to Dunigan in Northern California.
Extent
1.67 linear feet (4 boxes)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the University of California, Riverside Libraries, Special Collections & University 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
The collection is open for research.