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Metropolitan Water Department Collection, Water Resources Collection

Identifier: H-Mss-0537
Scope and Contents Minutes, reports, speeches, memoranda, and resolutions. Information on the construction of the San Jacinto Tunnel; construction of the Coachella Valley Road and Berdoo Canyon Road; construction of Valverde and Bernasconi Tunnels; construction of Coachella Tunnels; construction of Iron Mountain, Coxcomb, and Cottonwood Tunnels; and construction of the Hollywood Tunnel. As well as information on the West Basin Feeder, California Aqueduct, and transmission lines in the Mecca Pass to the Colorado...
Dates: TBD

Howard D. Mills papers on the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, Water Resources Collection

Identifier: H-Mss-0545
Abstract: Metropolitan Water District reports, publications, correspondence, clippings, and meeting minutes.
Dates: 1919-1967

Mudd Family papers

Identifier: H-Mss-0992
Abstract This collection contains personal papers, business and financial records about the mines and real estate, especially Cyprus Mines, the Mudd family owned and operated, books and records about mining in Southern California as well as in Cyprus, field journals, correspondence with business partners and family members, and maps from 1865-1979.
Dates: 1865-1979

Oglesby Citrus Label Collection

Identifier: H-Mss-1053
Abstract This collection of over 80 citrus labels from southern California date from as early as the 1890s and was collected by Alice and Professor Larry Oglesby, long-time Claremont residents. Professor Oglesby was Professor Emeritus of Biology at Pomona College. The bulk of the collection originates primarily from Claremont and Pomona, California. Several books on citrus labels were also donated as part of the collection.
Dates: circa 1890s-2014

Reuel Olson papers on the Colorado River Compact, Water Resources Collection

Identifier: H-Mss-0584
Abstract Materials in this collection consist of Reuel Olson's notes, letters, newspaper clippings, government-related documents, and other research materials that became his doctoral thesis on the Colorado River Compact: a seven state agreement on the allocation of water resources in the Colorado River basin. Olson, a law professor at University of Southern California School of Law, wrote his thesis to satisfy requirements for his doctorate at Harvard University. These materials provide historical...
Dates: 1919-1967

Owens Valley collection, Water Resources Collection

Identifier: H-Mss-0595
Abstract Collection consists of newspaper clippings, government publications, reports, a map, and other documents related to the Los Angeles Aqueduct and conflict with Owens Valley residents. Papers represent the voices of Los Angeles County government officials, disgruntled Owens Valley residents, engineers, and individuals writing about the Los Angeles Aqueduct. Materials detail the water battle between Owens Valley residents and Los Angeles officials through newspapers, propaganda, and other...
Dates: 1907-1981; Majority of material found within 1927 - 1933

Palmer Canyon Deeds Collection

Identifier: 2014.002T
Abstract The Palmer Canyon Deeds Collection includes original documents, agreements, correspondence, receipts, and other administrative materials related to the sale of Palmer Canyon properties between land investor C.S. Phillips and new parcel owners. The land once owned by the Palmer Family was sold to the Los Angeles capitalist in 1921, who in turn subdivided the property, selling lots to investors.
Dates: 1922 - 1934

Marion Parks papers

Identifier: H1985.7
Abstract The papers of Marion Parks, a talented and resourceful personality in Los Angeles during the early 1900s, relate to the history of Southern California. Parks described herself as "a California historian." Her principal contributions in this capacity were a series of still-useful booklets published while she was publicity writer for Security-First National Bank, and the organization of colorful historical pageants (in the Spanish style) in several California towns. Her local history files...
Dates: 1909-1940 (bulk 1926-1940); Majority of material found within 1926 - 1940

Joseph Jeffrey Prendergast papers

Identifier: H-Mss-0696
Abstract: This collection of papers was assembled by Jeffry Pendergast. The Prendergast papers include documents about water rights and water supply in California from 1944-1962. Subjects include California Division of Water Resources, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, and the Areas/Counties of Origin. The area of origin statutes represent a legislative response in California to an absense of an effective for market pricing water.
Dates: 1944-1962

San Gabriel Mission Matrimonial Investigation Records

Identifier: H1964.2
Abstract: The first section of papers contains marriage investigation records kept by the San Gabriel Mission from 1788 to 1861. An alphabetical index indicates the folder number of each item. The second section of papers contains letters and documents from early California missionaries from 1773-1856. There is a total of 330 documents.
Dates: 1773-1856

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