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Frank P. Brackett papers

 Collection — Box: 16a
Identifier: 0144
Abstract: Dr. Frank Parkhurst Brackett was born in Provincetown, Mass. in 1865. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1887. Immediately after he graduated he moved to California. In 1887, he taught at the McPherron Academy for boys in Los Angeles. In 1889 he married Lucretia Burdick in Pomona, California. He taught astronomy, mathematics, and Latin at Pomona College from 1892 to 1932. In 1912, he took a sabbatical to travel to Algeria to conduct experiments on government funded research project. During...
Dates: 1826-1975

John Henry Dockweiler papers, Water Resources Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H-Mss-0267
Abstract: John Dockweiler was a consulting engineer for water and power companies in Northern California near the San Francisco area. He represented Spring Valley Water Company, Cuyumaca Water Company, San Francisco's City Distribution System, and Marin County Water and Supply company. He worked on water projects during the early 20th century. Dockweiler's papers also include 19th century court cases such Spring Valley Water Company vs. City of San Francisco.
Dates: 1857-1916