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DOMINGUEZ WATER CORPORATION COLLECTION, 1910-1986
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Financial Documents 1913-1986

Physical Description: 81 folders (6 boxes)

Scope and Content Note

Monthly financial statements, yearly audit reports, and annual reports; an inventory of filed reports; budgets; balance sheets; and payroll documentation, including vacation days and changes in pay-level or position; information on available pension plans; loose materials, including a stock certificate; and receipts, kept in the original alphabetic order. Some monthly and yearly reports are missing, as noted in the inventory.
Box 1, Folder 1

Monthly financial reports, March - November 1924

Box 1, Folder 2

Monthly financial reports, January - November 1925

Box 1, Folder 3

Monthly financial reports, January - November 1926

Box 1, Folder 4

Monthly financial reports, January - November 1927

Box 1, Folder 5

Monthly financial reports, January - July 1928

Box 1, Folder 6

Monthly financial reports, January - September 1929

Box 1, Folder 7

Monthttp://www.taperahmanson.com/discount.asphly financial reports, January - October 1930

Box 1, Folder 8

Monthly financial report, June 1936

Box 1, Folder 9

Monthly financial reports, July - November 1943

Box 1, Folder 10

Monthly financial reports, January - November 1944

Box 1, Folder 11

Monthly financial reports, January - October 1945

Box 1, Folder 12

Monthly financial reports, January - November 1947

Box 2, Folder 1

Monthly financial reports, January - November 1948

Box 2, Folder 2

Monthly financial reports, January - March, July 1949

Box 2, Folder 3

Monthly financial reports, July - November 1950

Box 2, Folder 4

Monthly financial reports, January - November 1951

Box 2, Folder 5

Budget for capital expenditures and details of additions to fixed capital 1953, 1956

Box 2, Folder 6

Monthly financial reports, April - September 1952

Box 2, Folder 7

Monthly financial reports, April - November 1953

Box 2, Folder 8

Monthly financial reports, January - November 1954

Box 3, Folder 1

Monthly financial reports, January - November 1955

Box 3, Folder 2

Monthly financial reports, March - November 1956

Box 3, Folder 3

Monthly financial reports, January - November 1957

Box 3, Folder 4

Monthly financial reports, January - November 1958

Box 3, Folder 5

Monthly financial reports, January - November 1959

Box 3, Folder 6

Monthly financial reports, January - November 1960

Box 3, Folder 7

Monthly financial reports, January - June, October - November 1961

Box 3, Folder 8

Audit report, December 1920 - June 1921 1921

Box 3, Folder 9

Yearly audit report 1921

Box 3, Folder 10

Yearly audit report 1922

Box 3, Folder 11

Yearly audit report 1923

Box 3, Folder 12

Yearly audit report 1924

Box 3, Folder 13

Yearly audit report 1926

Box 3, Folder 14

Yearly audit report 1928

Box 4, Folder 1

Yearly audit report 1929

Box 4, Folder 2

Yearly audit report 1930

Box 4, Folder 3

Yearly audit report 1931

Box 4, Folder 4

Yearly audit report 1935

Box 4, Folder 5

Yearly audit report 1939

Box 4, Folder 6

Annual report 1942

Box 4, Folder 7

Annual report 1943

Box 4, Folder 8

Annual report 1949

Box 4, Folder 9

Annual report 1950

Box 4, Folder 10

Annual report 1952

Box 4, Folder 11

Annual report 1953

Box 4, Folder 12

Annual report 1955

Box 4, Folder 13

Annual report 1963

Box 4, Folder 14

Annual report 1964

Box 4, Folder 15

Annual report 1965

Box 4, Folder 16

Annual report 1966

Box 4, Folder 17

Annual report 1967

Box 4, Folder 18

Annual report 1968

Box 4, Folder 19

Annual report 1969

Box 4, Folder 20

Annual report 1970

Box 4, Folder 21

Annual report 1971

Box 4, Folder 22

Annual report 1972

Box 5, Folder 1

Annual report 1973

Box 5, Folder 2

Annual report 1974

Box 5, Folder 3

Annual report 1975

Box 5, Folder 4

Annual report 1976

Box 5, Folder 5

Annual report 1977

Box 5, Folder 6

Annual report 1978

Box 5, Folder 7

Annual report 1979

Box 5, Folder 8

Annual report, photocopy 1981

Box 5, Folder 9

Annual report 1983

Box 5, Folder 10

Annual report 1984

Box 5, Folder 11

Annual report 1985

Box 5, Folder 12

Annual report 1986

Box 5, Folder 13

Balance Sheets and Statements of Income and Earned Surplus 1954-1960

Box 5, Folder 14

Budgets 1950-1960

Box 5, Folder 15

Payroll records 1947-1948

Box 5, Folder 16

Retirement/Pension plans 1957

Box 5, Folder 17

Misc. financial documents - tax reports, draft balance sheets, stock certificate, and 1966 annual report 1916, 1924, 1966

Box 6, Folder 1

Receipts, A - B 1913-1914

Box 6, Folder 2

Receipts, C 1913-1914

Box 6, Folder 3

Receipts, D - G 1913-1914

Box 6, Folder 4

Receipts, H - L 1913-1914

Box 6, Folder 5

Receipts, M 1913-1914

Box 6, Folder 6

Receipts, P - R 1913-1914

Box 6, Folder 7

Receipts, S 1913-1914

Box 6, Folder 8

Receipts, T - Z 1913-1914

 

Legal Documents 1910-1961

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

Land deeds; certificates of easement; insurance policies; and a copy of the 1961 petition to the Public Utilities Commission of the State of California to raise water rates. Most documents dated 1910-1922.
Box 6, Folder 9

Easement contracts, construction contracts, deeds of land, insurance certificates, and Public Utilities Commission opinion on raising rates 1910, 1912, 1921-1923, 1961

 

Correspondence 1911-1975

Physical Description: 10 folders (1 box)

Scope and Content Note

General correspondence, kept in original alphabetic order, regarding bill payment, employee accidents, and management of the company; inner-office memos; and announcements to shareholders of the annual meeting. Also, a folder of photocopied material and original maps dealing with the Los Angeles County road department and water rights. Bulk of the correspondence falls between 1915 and 1922. A copy of the Board of Directors minutes book covers meetings from 1911 to 1934.
Box 7, Folder 1

General Correspondence, A - E 1919-1922

Box 7, Folder 2

General Correspondence, F - I 1916-1922

Box 7, Folder 3

General Correspondence, J - L 1915-1920

Box 7, Folder 4

General Correspondence, M - Z 1917-1922

Box 7, Folder 5

Loose materials with correspondence 1911, 1914, 1917, 1921-1922, 1972

Box 7, Folder 6

Letters, Shilling, Charles E. 1917-1922

Box 7, Folder 7

Office memos 1947-1948

Box 7, Folder 8

Announcements, annual meeting of shareholders 1963, 1974, 1975

Box 7, Folder 9

Correspondence, legal documents, and maps - all copies - regarding county road easements and water rights 1930, 1943, 1958, 1954-56, 1960, 1964

Box 7, Folder 10

Board of Directors minute book (copy) 1911-1934

 

Reports 1950-1960

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

Engineering reports on flood control zones and reservoirs; physical system report; and report created for the Public Utilities Commission petition to raise rates.
Box 7, Folder 11

Engineering reports on flood control zones, reservoirs, physical system, and petition to Public Utilities Commission for rate increase 1950-1951, 1954, 1960

 

Pamphlets circa 1986

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

Various publicly distributed pamphlets, including “Dominguez Water Corporation: Yesterday and Today,” in honor of the corporation’s 75th anniversary; water conservation brochures; and an introduction to the new corporate office. None of the material is dated.
Box 7, Folder 12

"Dominguez Water Corporation: Yesterday and Today," water conservation pamphlet, brochure for new office ca. 1960s-1980s

 

Photographs 1985

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

Photograph of James Bradley, President of the Water; photographs of the interior and exterior of the Dominguez Water Company building on Alameda, taken by history student Susan Hikida in 1985. All black and white.
Box 7, Folder 13

Photographs of James Bradley (President); Water Company pumphouse, interior and exterior 1985

 

Artifact 1972

Physical Description: 1 box

Scope and Content Note

Desk-top flag stand made using redwood from water pipes used by the Dominguez Water Company. Inscription reads: “REDWOOD PIPE REMOVED AFTER 60 YEARS IN DOMINGUEZ WATER CORP. SYSTEM JUNE 1972”
Box 8

Desk-top flag stand made of a piece of redwood pipe once in service by the Water Company 1972