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Carl J. Rhodin papers
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Series 1. Agencies and Projects - California 1907-1930

Box 1, Folder 1:A,B

Brandy City Mining Company, San Francisco - folder containing correspondence, proclamations announcing the diversion of water, and blueprints, all pertaining to the Yuba and Sierra Power Project and the development of power for Brandy City and the Mining Company in Sierra County

Physical Description: 10 items (in 2 folders)
Box 1, Folder 2

Memoranda: proposed development plan of the Chucawalla Development Co. - report by Koebig and Koebig, Cons. Eng., Los Angeles, Cal., dated April 13, 1911 September 16, 1911

Scope and Contents

Typewritten.
Box 1, Folder 3

Excelsior Water and Mining Company - folder containing correspondence with officers of the company and J.G. White Engineering Corporation and a newspaper clipping, all concerning the development of water and power in the Nevada and Yuba Counties by the company 1921-22

Physical Description: 20 items
Box 1, Folder 4

General Electric Power Company of California - folder containing proposals, calculations and notes on the development of power along the Mokelumne River in Amador and Calaveras Counties, and a pamphlet about water and power development along the river 1911

Physical Description: 6 items
Box 1, Folder 5

Great Western Power Company, San Francisco. Valuation Department. Trend of construction labor costs of the distribution system, San Francisco District, inclusive. San Francisco: The Company, period 1914-1924 1925

Physical Description: 50 l.: tables, diagrams

Scope and Contents

Typewritten.
Box 1, Folder 6

Great Western Power Company - folder containing documents and correspondence pertaining to the California Railroad Commission's investigation into the price of fuel oil and its relation to the company's rates to its consumers 1925

Physical Description: 19 items
Box 1, Folder 7

Great Western Power Company - folder containing stock promotion brochure and organization chart 1924 1922

Physical Description: 2 items
Box 1, Folder 8

Great Western Power Company, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, et al - envelope containing documentation (i.e., map, cost appraisals, statements, testimony, memoranda, etc.) on consolidation of territories 1928-30

Physical Description: 19 items. (in 2 folders)

Scope and Contents

On envelope: Water Rights - Consolidation Case.
Box 1, Folder 9

Moulton, J. S. Historical study of the effect of the severance of the electric properties and business in the City of San Francisco on the earnings and expenses of the Great Western Power Companyof California for any year 1920 to 1925 inclusive. San Francisco, April 1926

Physical Description: 146 l

Scope and Contents

Typewritten.
Box 1, Folder 10

Putting power behind your savings. San Francisco: Great Western Power Company, 192-?

Scope and Contents

Brochure.
Box 1, Folder 11

Commentaries on functional organization. San Francisco: Great Western Power Company, 1928

Physical Description: 27 l

Scope and Contents

Typewritten.
With correspondence laid in.
Box 1, Folder 12

Hetch Hetchy Water Supply Project, Tuolumne County 1923 1920-1924

Physical Description: 4 items

Scope and Contents

On folder: Severance.
Folder containing March 19, 1920 issue of The Banner (Sonora) (Hetch Hetchy Water Supply edition), Transactions of the Commonwealth Club of California XVIII:7 Hetch Hetchy Power, program for inspection trip of Hetch Hetchy Aqueduct, and promotional leaf for the project
Box 1, Folder 13

Klamath River Plant completed by the California Oregon Power Company. In: Journal of electricity 55:10 p. 364-371 1925

Scope and Contents

Removed from journal.
Box 1, Folder 14

Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce. Industrial Department. Special report to O.C. Struthers, Pacific Coast manager, Raymond Concrete Pile Co., Washington Building, Los Angeles, California. Los Angeles: Chamber of Commerce, 1930

Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged)

Scope and Contents

Contains information about industrial progress, chartered growth, transportation and markets, fuel, power and water, labor, climate, etc. for Los Angeles City and County.
Box 1, Folder 15

Seal Beach Station of the Los Angeles Gas and Electric Corporation.Los Angeles, 19--?

Scope and Contents

Brochure.
Box 1, Folder 16

J.G. Rollow and D.L. Galusha. Seal Beach plant operating: new steam station of Los Angeles Gas and Electric Corporationlates fuel-fired plant in California - designed for oil and gas burning - initial installation consists of 35,000 - kw. unit. Reprint from Electrical world, May 30, 1925

Scope and Contents

Reprint published by Dwight P. Robinson and Company, Inc., Engineers and Constructors.
Investment promotion for Dwight P. Robinson and Company laid in.
Box 2, Folder 17

Testimony before the Railroad Commission of the State of California in the matter of the petition of the Marin Municipal Water District, for an ascertainment by the Railroad Commission... of the value of the property of the Marin Water and Power Company:reporter's transcript. San Francisco: The Commission, August 27-28, September 4, 1914

Physical Description: 2 v. (in envelope)
Box 2, Folder 18A

Marin Water and Power Company - folder containing: Valuation of physical properities and water rights... 1913 and 1914 (J.G. White Co.); Valuation of Marin Water and Power Company - historical review, Report of the Board of Directors of the Marin Municipal Water District, Report to the Board on choice of most advisable system of water supply, Marin Water and Power valuation; all concerned with Marin Water rights and valuation 1914; 1915; 1913; 1913-15

Physical Description: 6 items. (in 6 folders)
Box 2, Folder 18B

Marin Water and Power Company - folder containing various reports, testimony, graphs, diagrams, rainfall comparisons, notes, calculations, etc. pertaining to Marin Water rights and valuation

Physical Description: 31 items
Box 2, Folder 19

Mt. Whitney Power and Electric Co. Tulare County, Check calculations concrete flumes June 1912

Physical Description: 9 l

Scope and Contents

Handwritten on graph paper.
With: correspondence (4 items) laid in.
Box 2, Folder 20

Napa and Lake Counties - envelope containing correspondence pertaining to the extension of electric lines in Lake County, a water supply project from Conn Valley, the improvement of Brown's Valley and Redwood Canyon Roads (Napa), and the dam and reservoir at the State Hospital, Napa 1907-8

Physical Description: 4 items

Scope and Contents

On envelope: Early Brief Reports.
Box 2, Folder 21

Northern California Power Company - folder containing notes, diagrams, inspection and appraisal reports, correspondence, etc., concerning North Battle Creek Reservoir and Dam in Shasta County, and other constructions 1911

Physical Description: 12 items
Box 2, Folder 22

Northern Water and Power Company - envelope containing blueline maps and profiles of Starr Canal, Waggoner Canal, Middle Yuba Canal, Malakoff Reservoir site, pipelines at Canyon, Poorman, Spring and Humbug Creeks, and Columbia Hill Reservoir, all in Nevada County. San Francisco: J.G. White and Company, 1907-12

Physical Description: 13 items

Scope and Contents

On envelope: index and N.W. and P.C. - Blue Line Prints of Maps and Profiles.
Box 3, Folder 23

Northern Water and Power Company, Nevada and Yuba Counties - folder containing correspondence concerning the offer for sale of the Bloomfield Water System to Byllesby Engineering Corporation, the sale of the Granitesville Water System, water rights matters, and an appraisal of the condition of Bowman Dam; California State Water Commission's rules and regulations governing the appropriation of water; application and notices of application for the appropriation of waters by Excelsior Water and Power Company 1919-23

Physical Description: 5 items
Box 3, Folder 24

J.G. White and Company Report on Water and Power Company,California, November 1911

Physical Description: 45 l. (2 copies)
Box 3, Folder 25

Pacific Gas and Electric Company - folder containing reports, memoranda, correspondence, cost data, tables, map, etc. pertaining to the valuation of Yuba County properties owned by the Company 1911-12

Physical Description: 59 items

Scope and Contents

On folder: P.G. and E. Co. Valuation.
Box 3, Folder 26

Outstanding features of "Pacific service". San Francisco: Pacific Gas and Electric Company, 1924?

Scope and Contents

Brochure.
Box 3, Folder 27

Walter Dreyer and G. Ross Henninger. Pit River hydraulic development involves novel features. In: Journal of electricity 55:4 p. 118-137 1925

Scope and Contents

Removed from journal.
Development of Pacific Gas and Electric Company.
Box 3, Folder 28

Water rights of the Pacific Gas and Electric Company,California: report of committee. San Francisco: J.G. White Engineering Corporation 1913

Physical Description: 37 l

Scope and Contents

Typewritten.
With: "Water rights, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, by substitution method" (9 p.) and handwritten tables laid in.
Box 3, Folder 29

Ramona Power and Irrigation Company - folder containing a favorable report on the investigation of the company to determine whether the main purpose of the system was for irrigation or power, correspondence and topographical map of San Jacinto quadrangle, Riverside County 1910-11

Physical Description: 4 items

Scope and Contents

On folder: label Report on Ramona Powee sic and Irrigation Company dated Los Angeles, August 6, 1910; pencilled Ramona. Genr'l Land Office Report.
Box 3, Folder 30

Regional Plan Association of San Francisco Bay Counties - folder containing summaries of proceedings of the Association, Preliminary report on Regional Plan problems, and brochure: The San Francisco Bay Region of the future - what the Great Regional Plan means 1925-26

Physical Description: 5 items
Box 3, Folder 31

Rubicon Water and Power Company, El Dorado County - correspondence with the Southern Pacific chief engineer, tables, notes, charts, blueprints pertaining to various canals, dams and reservoirs of the company 1910-11

Physical Description: 13 items

Scope and Contents

On folder: Rubicon (Orig H.G. and C.J.R data)
Box 3, Folder 32

Salt Creek Power Project Tehama County: hydraulic development, estimate of cost. Revised 1910

Physical Description: 4 l

Scope and Contents

Typewritten.
With: 23 l. of calculations, in pencil.
Box 3, Folder 33

San Joaquin Light and Power Corporation, Fresno County - folder containing specifications, notes, charts, water-wheel test results, calculations, correspondence, diagrams, blueprint, etc. pertaining to Tule River (San Joaquin) Power House (Plant) and pipeline 1913-14

Physical Description: 16 items. (in 2 folders)
Box 4, Folder 34

Sierra and San Francisco Power Company - envelope containing statements of construction accounts/reports for 1910-1918, cost estimate of Stanislaus Development, detailed inventories of holdings, general map of transmission lines for the company, auditors report for 1915, valuation of properties index, etc 1908-18

Physical Description: 24 items. (in 10 folders)

Scope and Contents

On envelope: Sierra S.F. Power Co. Auditors report Construction - Statements.
Box 4, Folder 35A

South Feather Land and Water Company, Butte County - folder containing construction schedule for Wyandotte-Bangor Irrigation Project, property lists, notes, map of "Lost Creek Dam", "Opinions and orders of the Railroad Commission of California" 192-?

Physical Description: 7 items
Box 4, Folder 35B

South Feather Land and Water Company, Butte County - folder containing correspondence and other papers concerning ` the development of the company and the suit filed against it by Wyandotte Irrigation District; itemized expense accounts for work performed by Rhodin 1921-22

Physical Description: 2 items
Box 4, Folder 36

H.A. Kluegel. A report concerning certain improvements to the water supply system of South Feather Land and Water Company,Butte and Yuba Counties, California. San Francisco, 1921

Physical Description: 16 l., 6 plates
Box 4, Folder 37

Long Beach Station number two, Southern California Edison Co.,Stone and Webster Incorporated, Engineers-Builders: design and construction - article from Power, article from Power plant engineering, operation - letter from G.C. Ward, Vice-president, Southern California Edison Co., February 17, 1925 March 15, 1925; May 2, 1925

Box 4, Folder 38

The Story of Busy Buttons. Southern California Edison Company, 1925

Scope and Contents

Brochure.
Box 4, Folder 39 A

Spring Valley Water Company - folders containing drafts, reports, notes, statistics, maps, tables, diagrams, calculations on rainfall, run-off, water flow, valuation, etc. for the system (Alameda, San Mateo, Santa Clara, San Francisco Counties) ca1911/12

Physical Description: 20 items. (in 5 folders)

Scope and Contents

On all envelopes: Spring Valley valuation hydrographic investigation; on 2 envelopes: G G Anderson; on 1 envelope: Water rights report. (Folder 39A in Box 4)
Box 5, Folder 39 B,C

Spring Valley Water Company - folders containing drafts, reports, notes, statistics, maps, tables, diagrams, calculations on rainfall, run-off, water flow, valuation, etc. for the system (Alameda, San Mateo, Santa Clara, San Francisco Counties) ca1911/12

Physical Description: 71 items. (in 10 folders)

Scope and Contents

On all envelopes: Spring Valley valuation hydrographic investigation; on 2 envelopes: G G Anderson; on 1 envelope: Water rights report. (Folder 39A in Box 4)
Box 5, Folder 40

Tujunga Water and Power Company, Los Angeles County - folder containing correspondence concerning a report on the proposed construction of two dams on the Tujunga River 1911

Physical Description: 2 items
Box 5, Folder 41

Warner's Ranch, San Diego County - folder containing correspondence, rainfall data, reports, notes, graphs, tables, map pertaining to Warren Dam and Reservoir, Pamo Reservoir and other parts of the development 1911

Physical Description: 35 items
Box 5, Folder 42

J.G. White and Company, Inc. - folder containing correspondence with officers of the company concerning various matters and projects with which Rhodin was involved; envelope containing documents pertaining to policy (e.g., press interviews, recording and distribution of work hours, Federal tax information, moonlighting) and statements concerning pay reductions due to the business depression of 1914 1911-15

Physical Description: 29 items
Box 5, Folder 43

Wolverton Dam, Tulare County - folder containing blueprints, diagrams, notes, calculations, etc. of the Dam and the Wolverton Creek Reservoir 1913

Physical Description: 14 items
Box 5, Folder 44

Wyandotte Land Company - folder containing correspondence pertaining to the company's properties, contracts for the sale of certain properties, maps of the properties in question, financial statement of the company, topographic map of Butte County, Palermo quadrangle (USGS), map of proposed development of Wyandotte-Bangor Irrigation Project water resources, promotional brochure of Sunny Slope in Butte County (Bangor Development Company) ca 1915-22

Physical Description: 7 items
Box 6, Folder 45

Yosemite Power Company, Stanislaus County - folder containing abstract of inventory; inventory and report of the Gas and Electric Division of the Railroad Commission; cost breakdown of dams, water conduits and penstocks for the company 1916

Physical Description: 3 items
Box 6, Folder 46

Yuba-Nevada-Sutter Water and Power Association - folder of correspondence pertaining to various investigations and projects 1920-21

Physical Description: 1 v. (looseleaf)

Scope and Contents

On folder: Yuba-Nevada-Sutter correspondence.
Box 6, Folder 47

Carl J. Rhodin. Preliminary report: water supply for Yuba-Nevada-Sutter Water and Power Association.San Francisco, 1920

Physical Description: 3 v

Scope and Contents

Carbon copy.
Discusses, in large part, Pacific Gas and Electric Company's plan of development for the Canyon Creek watershed.
Box 6, Folder 48

California-Nevada-Oregon Narrow Gage Railroad - envelope containing data pertaining to earnings and cost of operation 1912-13

Physical Description: 3 items

Scope and Contents

On envelope: Calif.-Nev.-Oregon Narrow Gage R.R. Earnings and Cost of Oper.
 

Series 2. Agencies and Projects - Oregon and British Columbia 1910-1914

Box 6, Folder 49

Chewacan Ranch Project, Lake County - folder containing Chewacan River flow charts, surface level and run-off data, water discharge tables, rainfall evaporation and temperature records, comparisons of other rivers statistics, calculations, etc., all related to the project ca 1910-14

Physical Description: 24 items
Box 6, Folder 50

Chewacan Ranch Project, Lake County, Oregon - folder containing report on irrigation and drainage of Ranch, tables and diagrams of water requirements and area, memorandum of Rhodin's work experience, his testimony regarding water rights, an expense account, a plan of the headworks cut-off for Center Canal, and a map of the Chewacan Land and Cattle Company 1913

Physical Description: 9 items
Box 6, Folder 51

Clackamas River Power Project - folder containing blueprints, maps, cost estimates, calculations, all pertaining to the project 191-?

Physical Description: 16 items

Scope and Contents

On folder: Clackamas (Orig. H.G and C.J.R. Data)
Box 6, Folder 52

Klamath Power Project - folder containing blueprints, charts, report on condition of flow - forebay system, diagrams, memorandum, all pertaining to the project 1910-11

Physical Description: 12 items

Scope and Contents

On folder: Klamath (Orig H.G and C.J.R. data)
Box 7, Folder 53A

Western Canada Power Company, British Columbia - folder containing blueprints for Stave Falls hydroelectric development: "Stave Drainage Basin"; "Stress diagrams and profiles of dams"; "Precipitation records"; Run-off and storage curves; Property map, Stave Lake and vicinity; "Reinforcement in intake dam"; "Hydro electric development at Stave Falls" 1911-13

Physical Description: 8 items
Box 7, Folder 53B

Western Canada Power Company, British Columbia - folder containing photographs of the Stave Falls hydro electric development, Stave Lake, and Stave River 1911

Physical Description: 17 items
Box 7, Folder 53C

Western Canada Power Company - folder containing plans of Vancouver with power systems, and a map of British Columbia ca 1910

Physical Description: 3 items
Box 7, Folder 53D

R.F. Hayward. Description of the hydro electric development of Western Canada Power Company, Limited, Stave Falls, B.C. Vancouver, B.C.: Western Canada Power Company, 191-?

 

Series 3. Bridges, Dams and Tunnels 1910-1923

Box 7, Folder 54

Elliot, G.A. Calaveras hydraulic-fill earth dam. San Francisco: American Society of Civil Engineers, 1916

Scope and Contents

Read before the San Francisco Association of Members of the Society, October 17, 1916.
Box 7, Folder 55

Folder containing blueprints of 3 types of rock fill dams and diagrams of sector gate for outlet control in dams 1910

Physical Description: 4 items

Scope and Contents

On folder: Design of dams. Stability.
Box 7, Folder 56

Folder containing materials on tunnels. s.d.

Physical Description: 3 items
Box 7, Folder 57

Henny, D.C. Two earth dams of the United States Reclamation Service. American Society of Civil Engineers, 1911

Scope and Contents

Reprinted from the Society's transactions LXIV (1911), p. 38-93.
Box 7, Folder 58

Klamath River Bridge on the Redwood Highway, Del Norte County, California: a memorial to the late assemblyman G.H. Douglas. California Highway Commission, 1923

Box 7, Folder 59

Prince, George T. Cheesman Dam. American Water Works Association, 190-?

Scope and Contents

Presented at the 26th Annual Convention of the Association.
 

Series 4. Chlorine Water Treatment 1913-1916

Box 7, Folder 60

Coffin, T.D.L. Chlorinating the water supply of Greater New York. New York: Wallace and Tiernan Co., Inc., 1916

Physical Description: 7 p. (Technical publication; 8)

Scope and Contents

Reprint from Engineering news, September 7, 1916.
Cover title: Chlorination at Dunwoodie.
With: information folder and questionaire laid in.
Box 7, Folder 61

Hyde, Charles Gilman. Report upon the sanitary quality of the Owens River water supply delivered to consumers in Los Angeles through the Los Angeles Aqueduct System. Los Angeles, 1915

Scope and Contents

Reprinted from the 14th annual report of the Board of Public Service Commissioners of the City of Los Angeles.
Box 7, Folder 62

Hyde, Charles Gilman. Stream pollution and present status of controlling legislation in California 1913

Scope and Contents

Reprint from American journal of public health IV:10 (1913), p. 819-834.
Box 7, Folder 63

Memorandum: clarification and purification of domestic water supply for Sonora and Jamestown 191-?

Scope and Contents

Typewritten.
Second draft (7 p.)
Box 7, Folder 64

Wallace and Tiernan Company, New York. Protecting the water supply of Greater New York. New York: The Company, 1916

Scope and Contents

With: questionaire to be sent to obtain quotations on apparatus laid in.
 

Series 5. Machinery circa 1900-1918

Box 7, Folder 65

American Well Works. American centrifugal pumps. 2nd edition. Aurora, Illinois: The Works, 190-?

Physical Description: 64 p. (Bulletin; 104)
Box 7, Folder 66

Howell (R.) Corporation. Howell standard hydraulic ram. New York: The Corporation, 190-?

Scope and Contents

Order form laid in.
Box 7, Folder 67

Pelton Water Wheel Company Pelton-Doble centrifugal pumps. San Francisco: The Company, 190-?

Scope and Contents

Order form tipped in.
Box 7, Folder 68

Sulzer Frères. Moteurs marins, Diesel-Sulzer. Winterthur, Suisse: Sulzer Frères, 1918?

Scope and Contents

Brochure for nautical engines.
 

Series 6. Miscellaneous 1911-1924

Box 7, Folder 69

John H. van Deventer. Who's who in Muscle Shoals? a review of the present offers and the men behind them. In: Industry illustrated, p. 15-17, 62-71 July 1924

Box 7, Folder 70

Miscellaneous documents pertaining to material and building costs, prices, and valuation 1911-24

Physical Description: 5 items (in 2 folders)
Box 7, Folder 71

Miscellaneous materials pertaining to Bruneau Irrigation Company, Idaho Valley Counties Power Company, Butte County (map); North Yuba Canal, Sierra County Clancy River (Photographs); Nevada Irrigation District map of Tahoe National Forest 1909); 1909); 1923); 1916

Physical Description: 8 items (in folder)
Box 7, Folder 72

Miscellaneous personal letters of Rhodin in envelope document in Swedish 1913-15);

Physical Description: 2 items (in folder)

Scope and Contents

On envelope: Personal letters of interest.