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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.
Abstract: Metropolitan Water District of Southern California materials (financial reports, board minutes, directors handbook, clippings, agendas, telephone directories) and water periodicals.
Abstract: This collection contains the papers and reports of hydraulic engineer J. R. Shoemaker. He worked for the Pomona Valley Protective Association, and various Southern Californian water companies. He was also involved with legal suits related to water and water rights. Materials in the collection include field books, legal documents, reports, records, maps, and photographs relating to his work.
Abstract: Metropolitan Water District reports, publications, correspondence, clippings, and meeting minutes. He was the Los Angeles Consulting Engineer. Reuel Olson mentioned him in his book the Colorado River Compact. In addition he was vice President of the Los Angeles Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (1930).
Abstract: John Treanor was vice-president of the San Diego Water Company. He purchased the land to build Henshaw Reservoir and then later Hodges Dam and reservoir. In addition, he was on the Board of Trustees at Pomona College in the early 20th century. (Treanor, Thomas. John Treanor A Sketch of his Life wiht Excerpts from His Letters, Los Angeles, Zamorano Club, 1937.)
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract: This collection contains Weymouth's personal papers including correspondence, his publications and speeches, and photographs all relating to the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, the construction of Boulder Dam (Hoover Dam) and the Colorado River Aqueduct from 1894-1941.
- Subject: Water-supply X
- Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (Calif.) 3
- Holmes, H. H. 2
- Jones, Willis S. 2
- Baldwin, Cyrus Grandison 1
- Bogigian Ranch 1
- Bowen, Edward R. 1
- California Fruit exchange 1
- Colorado River Association 1
- Cross Land and Water Company 1
- Finkle, Fred C. 1
- Lippincott, Joseph Barlow 1
- Mills, Howard D. 1
- Olson, Reuel Leslie 1
- Peterson, H. C. 1
- Prendergast, Jeffry Joseph 1
- San Diego Water Company 1
- Scott, S. Dell 1
- Sonderegger, A. L. 1
- Treanor, John 1
- Vail Co 1
- Weymouth, F. E. (Frank Elwin) 1 ∧ less