West (U.S.) -- History -- 1890-1945
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The Bolsa Chica Collection comprises primarily the financial records of the six Bolsa Corporations, Bolsa Pacific, Bolsa Mesa, Bolsa Los Patos, Bolsa Laguna, Bolsa Huntington, and Bolsa Grande. All of the corporations are located in Southern California. There is additional information regarding land-lease agreements, oil and gas leases, and the history of the Bolsa Chica gun club.
Collection — Multiple Containers
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.
Abstract Frederick Cecil Finkle (1865-1949) was an engineer and geologist who worked as Chief Engineer, Consulting Engineer, and expert in hydraulic work for at least 20 irrigation and water project companies in California, Colorado, Oregon, Washington, and Mexico. Among these were the mutual water companies in the Imperial Valley of California; the Southern California Edison Company; Arrowhead Reservoir and Power Company, Redlands and Yucaipa Land and Water Company, Mount Hood Railway and Power Company...
Abstract: The Haskett Collection contains family papers, correspondence, photographs, postcards, scrapbooks, slides, blueprints, and ephemera. Varying widely in their subjects and unified by their passing to Jon Haskett. These documents pertain to the past three generations of the Haskett and Baker families. The families both arrived in California in the late 19th century and were united by the marriage of Clara Beymer Baker to William Blair Haskett, both of Pasadena, California. The materials in the...
Abstract: The Imperial Valley Records contains documents from the Imperial Irrigation District, All-American Canal, and Imperial Water Company. In addition, the colleciton contains Charles N. Perry's, an engineer from the Imperial Valley, papers. Finally, there are reports, maps, and articles about the Imperial Valley and Baja California, Mexico from 1900-1973.
Abstract: 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.