Title:Eduardo Molina collection of Túnel de Lerma materials, circa 1919-1967
Creator/Contributor:Molina, Eduardo., creator
Creator/Contributor:Lopez, Edward, correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:Arevalo, Celso, correspondent.
Correspondence, reports, publications, blueprints, maps, survey drawings, and ephemera related to civil engineering, municipal
water supply issues, and the construction of the Túnel de Lerma in Mexico. Includes an inscribed copy of a dissertation,
La Perforacion Del Túnel Atarasquillo - Dos Rios (1951), by Jose Arroyo Avila, a bound volume of college coursework documents
(Calificaciones, 1919-1923) for Francisco Fortoul from the General del Colegio del Estado, Mexico, and mimeograph copies of
class notes. Also includes 16mm film (14 reels) and 8mm film (1 reel) of various engineering projects.
Molina, Eduardo -- Archives
Fortuol, Francisco -- Archives
Civil engineers -- Mexico
Municipal water supply -- Mexico -- Distrito Federal
Municipal water supply -- Mexico -- Mexico City
Municipal water supply -- Mexico -- Lerma River Watershed
Eduardo Molina collection of Túnel de Lerma materials, BANC MSS 2011/141, The Bancroft Library, University of California,
Purchase; Howard Karno Books; 20111203.
Photographs transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 2011.028).
Eduardo Molina was a civil engineer and Director de Agua del Distrito Federal, Gobierno del Distrito Federal, Mexico, D.F.
The bulk water supply infrastructure of Greater Mexico city consists of two systems: Lerma and Cutzamala. The Lerma system,
built in the 1940s, transfers 4.8 m3/s of water (6% of total water supply to Greater Mexico City) from well fields in the
upper basin of the Lerma River in the West to Mexico City.
Blueprints (reprographic copies)
Architectural drawings (visual works)
1 carton, 2 boxes, 2 oversize folders (1.85 linear feet)
BANC MSS 2011/141 oversize folder 1
BANC MSS 2011/141 oversize folder 2
BANC MSS 2011/141 carton 1
BANC MSS 2011/141 box 1
BANC MSS 2011/141 box 2
BANC MSS 2011/141
BANC MSS 2011/141