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Warren B. James papers, 1931-1965.
BANC MSS 2000/78 c carton 3; BANC MSS 2000/78 c oversize folder 1; BANC MSS 2000/78 c oversize folder 2; BANC MSS 2000/78 c carton 1; ...
Collection Overview

Title:

Warren B. James papers, 1931-1965

Creator/Contributor:

James, Warren B., 1890-1987, creator

Abstract:

Collection consists of reports, plans, drawings, photographs, and slides relating to Warren B. James' engineering work on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in the 1930s and the following other bridge projects in Northern and Southern California: San Gabriel School District foot bridge (1931); Robinson Ferry Bridge on the Eel River north of Scotia (1941); Switzer Canyon overhead (1943); bridge at intersection of the Hollywood Parkway, Arroyo Seco, and Harbor Parkway (1944); Santa Ysabel Creek Bridge (1947); San Luis Rey River and Keys Canyon Creek Bridge (1947); Alvarado Street undercrossing (1948); Santa Ana River Bridge at Olive (1949); San Gabriel River Bridge widening (1949); Wilton Place overcrossing (1951); Atlantic Boulevard at Marguerita and Raymond bridge (1952); Campbell Avenue pedestrian overcrossing (1953); Ramona Freeway, one mile east of Jackson and Rosemead (1952-1954); Jackson to Rosemead (1953); Route 26/2 separation (1955); Aliso Street widening (1955); Fourth Street viaduct (1956); Chell Depot Overhead and Chell Depot on ramp (1957); Mission Road to Pasadena Avenue (1958); Anaheim-Fullerton freeway (1958); and Olive Avenue and Magnolia Boulevard overcrossings (1958). Also included in the collection are a copy of the September/October 1960 issue of California Highways and Public Works with an article on cable relocation written by Warren James and pamphlets and booklets relating to bridge construction equipment.

Date:

1931 (issued)

Subject:

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James, Warren B -- 1890-1987 -- Archives
Engineering -- California
Engineers -- California
Civil engineers -- California
Civil engineering -- California -- San Francisco
Bridges -- California -- San Francisco Bay -- Design and construction
Bridges -- California -- Los Angeles -- Design and construction
San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (Oakland and San Francisco, Calif.)

Note:

Included in: History of science and technology collection.
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Warren B. James papers. BANC MSS 2000/78 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift; of Henry A. James; 2000.
Warren B. James was a bridge engineer. He worked on the construction of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge between 1933 and 1936 and also served as the resident engineer for a range of other bridge building projects in Northern and Southern California during the 1940s and 1950s.
In English.

Type:

Photographs.
Reports-California.
Plans (drawings)-California.

Physical Description:

2 cartons, 2 oversize folders (2.5 linear feet)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2000/78 c carton 3
BANC MSS 2000/78 c oversize folder 1
BANC MSS 2000/78 c oversize folder 2
BANC MSS 2000/78 c carton 1
BANC MSS 2000/78 c carton 2
BANC MSS 2000/78 c
BANC MSS 2000/78 c

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

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