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.
J. R. Shoemaker was a hydraulic engineer who worked in the Pomona Valley. He worked for Pomona Valley Protective Association.
San Dimas Water Company and San Dimas-Charter Oak Domestic Water Company, State Division of Water Resources, San Antonio Water
Company, Southern California Water Company.
He was involved in legal suits such as Irrigation Company of Pomona v. San Antonio Water Company, Cucamonga Water Company
1922-1930, Chino Basin Protective Association 1926-1935, San Gabriel Valley Protective Association v. City of Pasadena 1928-1931,
Rancho Santa Margarita v. Vail, Pasadena v. Alhambra 1938-1941.
Property rights resides with Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library. For permission to reproduce or to publish, please
contact Special Collections staff.
This collection is open for research.