Willis S. Jones papers, Water Resources Collection
Scope and Contents of the Collection
The papers in collection consist of 60 field books, legal cases on water rights, maps, photographs, records of rainfall and wells, engineer's reports.
- Creation: 1919-1979
- Jones, Willis S. (Creator, Person)
Restrictions on Access
This collection is open for research.
Property rights resides with Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library. For permission to reproduce or to publish, please contact Special Collections staff.
Biography of Willis S. Jones
Willis S. Jones was a consulting engineer for the Consolidated Water Company of Pomona in 1907; superintendent of Claremont Domestic Water Co.; and consulting engineer for nthe Vail Co. in Riverside Co. He built dams along the Santa Margarita and Temecula River on the Pauba Ranch near Temecula, California.
Language of Materials
His papers contain field notebooks when Willis S. Jones was superintendent of Claremont Domestic Water Company and consulting engineer Vail Company, legal cases on water rights and supply, maps of Southern California, photographs of San Gabriel Valley, rainfall and run-off records from Southern California, reports on water use in Southern California, the San Gabriel investigation, an water rights and water supply in Southern California from 1919-1979.
Series 1 Field Notebooks by Willis S. Jones
Series 2 Legal Cases on Water Rights
Series 3 Maps of Southern California
Series 4 Photographs of San Gabriel Valley
Series 5 Rainfall and Run-off Records
Series 6 Photographs of San Gabriel Valley
Series 7 San Gabriel Investigation
Series 8 Water Rights and Water Supply in Southern California
Series 8.1 Pauba Ranch, Temecula and Santa Margarita Rivers, Riverside County, California
Series 8.2 Monrovia, California
Series 9 Log of Wells in Southern California
Special Collections. Honnold/Mudd Library.
No additions to the collection are anticipated.
General Physical Description note
Arranged and processed by Russell Michalak in 2009.
- Guide to the Willis S. Jones Papers, Water Resources Collection
- Finding aid created by Russell Michalak
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in: English