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


Anderson, Sven G., creator, creator.


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.


1926 (issued)


Civil engineering -- California -- Photographs
Civil engineers -- California -- Photographs
Dams -- California -- Photographs


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.


Photograph albums.

Physical Description:

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




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



Copyright Note:

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