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[Sven G. Anderson photograph albums of California civil engineering].
BANC PIC 2017.073--PIC box 1; BANC PIC 2017.073--PIC box 2; BANC PIC 2017.073--PIC box 3; BANC PIC 2017.073--AX; ...
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Title:

[Sven G. Anderson photograph albums of California civil engineering]

Creator/Contributor:

Anderson, Sven G., creator, creator.

Abstract:

Photograph albums documenting the life and early career of Sven G. Anderson, including associated civil engineering projects and their regions, locations where he lived, colleagues and friends. Vol. 1 (1926-1928): Antioch College, Ohio; Hamilton City; Bell Ranch; Mission Bridge; Sunol water tower; Oakmore Road; Redwood Canyon dam; San Leandro reservoir; Middletown and Yellow Springs, Ohio. Vol. 2 (1926-1929): Three Lakes dam; Buck's storage dam; Salinas-Watsonville Road; Salinas-Monterey Road; Miami, Florida; Moore Shipyard; Palomares Canyon; Ohio to Florida trip; Storrie Power House; Salinas River; Alameda and Monterey counties. Vol. 3 (1928-1950?): Carmel Hill Road; River Road; Prattco Road; Werner Hill; Salinas-Watsonville Road; Carquinez Bridge; Watsonville-San Juan Road; San Miguel Canyon; Old Toll Road; Anderson's dog Queenie; solar eclipse 1930; family. Vol. 4 (1928-1952): Yosemite Granite Construction Co.; Yosemite National Park; Ortega Highway, San Juan Capistrano; U.S. Forestry Service, Silverado Camp, Orange County; erosion control school, Angeles Crest Camp; Watsonville Decoration Day parade; Cedar Springs on Auburn-Truckee Road; Anderson residence in Watsonville; casket of dog Queenie; Queenie's grave site in S.P.C.A. Cemetery. Vol. 5 (1935-1942): Harvey Banks; Day Valley project; Corralitos Creek; Athos; Ives; Melendy Dam, Bear Valley; Gonzales Bluff; CBQ Ranch; Ceschi; Pleasant Valley project; hydraulic jump structure in Green Valley; watershed studies; Anos Ranch; De Alvarez water facilities; Gruver water facilities; North Fork dam; East Bay Municipal Utility District. Vol. 6 (1937-1942): Pajaro River flood; Yuba River; Donner Lake; state capitol grounds at Sacramento; Saratoga Summit; Queenie's grave site; Watsonville July 4 parade. Vol. 7 (1938-1943): Vacaville water conservation dam; South Las Posas project; Shasta Dam; Friant Dam; soil cement road in Redwood City; field day for Soil Conservation Service region 10. Vol. 8 (1971): photographs and correspondence associated with retirement celebration for Sven G. Anderson, August 23, 1971.

Date:

1926 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Civil engineering -- California -- Photographs
Civil engineers -- California -- Photographs
Dams -- California -- Photographs

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
Collected and compiled by Sven G. Anderson
Collection originally received in generic photograph albums. Because of poor condition of covers and/or spines, most albums were disbound, their covers retained and housed adjacent to contents.
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Sven G. Anderson photograph albums, BANC PIC 2017.073, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift; of Maren Anderson ; 2016.
Sven Gustaf Anderson was born in Nevada City, California on September 8, 1907. Anderson worked for the California Department of Conservation and was a member of the Soil Conservation Society of America. He died February 21, 1985.

Type:

graphic
Photograph albums.

Physical Description:

photoprint
approximately 1,850 photographs in 3 boxes and 3 oversize folders : chiefly sliver gelatin prints mounted to paper album leaves ; mounts 30 x 29 cm or smaller

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/libraries/bancroft-library/unprocessed-collections-form
BANC PIC 2017.073--PIC box 1
BANC PIC 2017.073--PIC box 2
BANC PIC 2017.073--PIC box 3
BANC PIC 2017.073--AX
BANC PIC 2017.073

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.

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