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Otto Wallace Peterson papers, 1900-1957.
BANC MSS 2007/209 v.1; BANC MSS 2007/209 oversize folder 1; BANC MSS 2007/209 box 1
Collection Overview

Title:

Otto Wallace Peterson papers, 1900-1957

Creator/Contributor:

Peterson, Otto Wallace., creator

Abstract:

Typed transcripts of selected entries from Peterson's diary (1906-1919), reports and photographs of the Suribong Dam project, 1918-1920, and of the Peterson's family in Korea, 1918-1919. Also contains photocopies of United States census records (1900), signed by Peterson from Contra Costa County, Supervisors District and signed by Peterson.

Date:

1900 (issued)

Subject:

Peterson, Otto Wallace -- Archives
Peterson, Otto Wallace -- Portraits
Peterson family -- Portraits
Dams -- Korea (South) -- Pictorial works
Engineers -- California
United States -- Census, 1900
Contra Costa County (Calif.) -- Census -- 1900

Note:

COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Collection processed at folder level in 2007.
Otto Wallace Peterson papers, BANC MSS 2007/209, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift; of Richard Hamlin Peterson in 2007.
Otto Wallace Peterson was born in Berkeley, California, on December 31, 1880. While a student at University of California Berkeley he was employed as an enumerator in the summer of 1900 to canvas part of Supervisors District 1. He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 1904 with a degree in engineering. After serving as chief engineer and general superintendent for the Suribong Water Power Project in Korea, in 1920 he joined Pacific Gas and Electric Company as manager of the general construction department.
In English.

Type:

Census records.
Photographs.

Physical Description:

print
1 box, 1 volume, 1 oversize folder (1 linear foot)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2007/209 v.1
BANC MSS 2007/209 oversize folder 1
BANC MSS 2007/209 box 1

Origin:

No place, unknown, or undetermined

Copyright Note:

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