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Biographical

Note

For newspaper clippings see Box 16, folder 11.
For certificates, awards and programs see Box 16, folder 12.
Box 1, Folder 1

Statements and articles, 1930-1966.

Scope and Content Note

Biographical statements prepared by Jensen and articles about him.
Box 1, Folder 2

Magazine articles about Jensen, 1930-1970.

Box 1, Folder 3

Photographs.

Scope and Content Note

Includes photo of Jensen shaking hands with Lyndon Johnson, a portrait, and a picture of his family.
 

Correspondence and Papers

Scope and Content Note

The bulk of Jensen's papers and correspondence was Kept in an alphabetical subject arrangement. In addition to these A-Z files, he kept some correspondence in chronological order, separating business from personal correspondence. This material is found in Box 16, folders 3-10. To provide consistency some correspondence was removed from this chronological sequence if Jensen had a folder for the correspondent in the A-Z files. Papers relating to Jensen's work for the General land Office and the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce have been removed to Box 11 and Box 3 respectively. Letters relating to the Mayor's Office have been placed in Box 9, folder 6 Papers relating to the Canoga Citrus Association of which Jensen was president, were found separated from the rest of the papers. They have been integrated into the alphabetical sequence and left intact and may be found in Box 1. Brackets indicate headings created by the cataloguer.
Box 1, Folder 4

“A,” 1955-1963.

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous.
Box 1, Folder 5

Ackerman, Adolph J., 1959.

Box 1, Folders 6-7

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG), 1950-1965 and 1972

Box 1, Folder 6

Material from the Pacific Section of AAPG, scattered issues of the Pacific petroleum geologist , 1950-1965.

Box 1, Folder 7

Certificate of merit awarded to Jensen, 1972.

Box 1, Folders 8-11

American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers (AIME), 1937-39, 1940-1967

Box 1, Folder 8

Correspondence, 1953-1964.

Box 1, Folder 9

Anthony F. Lucas Committee, 1937-39.

Scope and Content Note

Enclosures of minutes of meetings, nomination ballots, rules, etc.
Box 1, Folder 10

Anthony F. Lucas Medal Committee, 1940-1956.

Scope and Content Note

This file includes nomination statements for the award of the medal.

Note

Jensen was chairman in 1940.
Box 1, Folder 11

Articles re Honorary membership award, 1967.

Physical Description: (Reprints)

Note

See also: Correspondence, 1967-68 (Box 16).
Box 1, Folder 11

Albania.

Note

See Lawrence, N.M. (Box 8, folder 13) for account of Italian Invasion of Albania in 1939.
Box 1, Folder 12

American Institute of Professional Geologists, 1967-70.

Scope and Content Note

Rosters, by-laws, application forms, newsletters, etc.
Box 2, Folders 1-3

American Petroleum Institute, 1949-1965.

Box 2, Folder 1

Division of Production, 1949-1965.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, rosters, minutes, speeches.
Box 2, Folder 2

Directories and lists of publications, 1950-1960.

Box 2, Folder 3

Oil Progress Week, 1951.

Scope and Content Note

Prepared speeches, press releases, news stories, fact sheets, etc.
Box 2, Folder 4

Anderson, Alexander, 1939-1966.

Physical Description: (12 photos)

Scope and Content Note

Includes accounts of living in London during the Nazi bombing and has photos of a bomb shelter Anderson constructed.
Box 2, Folder 5

Applications for employment, 1940-42.

Scope and Content Note

Jensen's recommendations of various people for positions.
Box 2, Folder 6

Assembly Interim Committee on Conservation, 1954.

Box 2, Folder 6

Associated Oil Company.

Note

See: Getty Oil Company (Box 6).
Box 2, Folder 7

Automobile Club of Southern California, 1956-58.

Box 2, Folder 8

Automobile damage, 1948, 1956.

Box 2, Folder 9

“B,” 1953-58, 1970.

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous.
Box 2, Folders 10-11

Bamberger, Clarence, 1902 and 1931-1959.

Box 2, Folder 10

Correspondence, 1931-1959.

Scope and Content Note

Includes discussion about the petroleum industry and stocks.
Box 2, Folder 11

Extensive material on Jensen and Bamberger's efforts to have a plaque placed in Hancock Park commemorating discovery of oil in 1902.

Scope and Content Note

A history of the field is included.

Note

See also: University of Utah (Box 15, folder 4) for additional Bamberger correspondence.
Box 3, Folder 1

Belding, Don, 1952.

Scope and Content Note

Includes speech, “The battle for men's minds”.
Box 3, Folder 1

Bennett, Wallace.

Note

See: Utah correspondence (Box 15).
Box 3, Folder 2

Boulder Dam and Boulder Dam power, 1930-35.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings, pamphlets, etc.
Box 3, Folder 3

Bowron, Fletcher, 1954, 1969.

Note

See also: Mayer's Office (Box 9, folder 6).
Box 3, Folder 4

[Bringhurst, Samuel E.], 1956.

Note

President of Mormon Temple in Basel, Switzerland.
Box 3, Folder 5

Brown, Charles R., 1930, 1932, 1948.

Box 3, Folder 5

Brown, Edmund G.

Note

See: Box 13, folder 13.
Box 3, Folder 6

Brown, Hugh R., 1971.

Note

See also: Utah correspondence (Box 15, folders 4-5).
Box 3, Folder 7

[Bryce, Peter C.] Appraisal of oil lease, 1932.

Scope and Content Note

Includes charts, graphs, etc.
Box 3, Folder 8

Buyers of books and magazines, 1957.

Box 3, Folder 9

“C,” 1955-1962, 1968.

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous.
Box 3, Folder 10

California Manufacturers' Association, 1952-58.

Scope and Content Note

Booklets, minutes of Fuel, Water and Power Committee, etc.
Box 3, Folder 11

California Oil Conservation Committee, 1956.

Box 3, Folder 12

Canadian Javelin, 1958-59.

Note

Canadian ore company Jensen invested in.
Box 3, Folder 12

Carnegie Institute of Technology - and

Note

See: 1916 correspondence (Box 16).
See: Diary (Box 17).
Box 3, Folder 13

Chamber of Commerce, 1929-1949, 1953-1962.

Box 3, Folder 14

Chamber of Commerce Water and Power Committee, 1955-1962.

Scope and Content Note

Rosters, recommendations, etc.
Box 3, Folder 15

Cheswick Lane, 1941.

Scope and Content Note

Forms and papers relating to the widening and paving of the street.
Box 3, Folder 15

Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints.

Note

See: University of Utah and Utah correspondence (Box 15).
See: Hugh Brown (Box 3).
See: Samuel E. Bringhurst (Box 3).
See: Winchester Family (Box 16).
Box 4, Folders 1-11

[Canoga Citrus Growers Association and Ranch]

Box 4, Folder 1

General correspondence and organizational and legal materials, 1935, 1948, 1953-1961.

Scope and Content Note

Includes By-laws, minutes, etc.
Box 4, Folder 3

Aliso Creek and Lassen St., 1938.

Physical Description: Photographs (17 items)
Box 4, Folder 4

Maps, trackings - orange grove after flood control, n.d.

Box 4, Folder 5

Northridge - maps, charts, etc., 1954.

Box 4, Folder 6

Northridge geology.

Scope and Content Note

Charts, statistics and 1944 road map of the San Fernando Valley.
Box 4, Folder 7

Sale and Los Angeles city lease, 1954-59.

Box 4, Folder 8

Ranch - deeds and operating agreements, ca. 1935-1953.

Box 4, Folder 9

[Deeds and correspondence], ca. 1950-58.

Box 4, Folder 10

Deeds to 2nd half of ranch and Description of land, 1958-59.

Box 4, Folder 11

[Deeds and correspondence relating to Sale], 1959-1960.

Box 5, Folder 1

Club memberships, 1955-56.

Note

See also: Wilshire Country Club (Box 15, folder 17).
Box 5, Folder 2

Columbia University, 1912-15, 1952, 1962-63, 1967-1971.

Box 5, Folder 3

Consolidated Liquidating Corporation, 1956.

Scope and Content Note

Report by Jensen on Broadway tract in Old Los Angeles City Oil Field.
Box 5, Folder 4

Crounse, Anna B., 1938-1955.

Box 5, Folder 5

“D,” 1954-58.

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous.
Box 5, Folder 6

D' Arcambal, Mr. and Mrs. A.H., 1942-1963.

Box 5, Folder 7

Davis, Jack G., 1937-1946.

Box 5, Folder 8

Decius, J.C., 1941, 1945.

Note

See also: Getty Oil Company.
Box 5, Folder 9

Denmark correspondence and German correspondence, 1929-1971.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from relatives.
Box 5, Folder 10

Developing California's natural resources, 1971-72.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence and contracts concerning Jensen's oral history, UCLA.
Box 5, Folder 11

“Development, operation and valuation of oil and gas properties.” By Park J. Jones, 1943.

Physical Description: (Reprint)
Box 5, Folder 12

Dominguez Hills, 1923.

Scope and Content Note

Concerns oil leases.
Box 5, Folder 13

“E,” 1955-56.

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous.
Box 5, Folder 14

Earthquake, 1933.

Scope and Content Note

Charts, booklet, description.
Box 5, Folder 15

East Naples Land Company, 1945.

Box 5, Folder 16

Elliott, John E. (Brick), 1959-1973.

Box 5, Folder 17

Engineering '68 Award.

Scope and Content Note

Institute for the Advancement of Engineering correspondence and copy of award.
Box 6, Folder 1

“F,” 1956-1962, 1974.

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous.
Box 6, Folder 2

Feather, A. Harriet, 1955, 1962.

Box 6, Folder 3

Field, O.C., 1964.

Box 6, Folder 4

Fish Creek, 1952.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, unitagreements, photos, etc, concerning Fish Creek, Utah oil lease.
Box 6, Folder 5

Flood. Article, 1938.

Box 6, Folder 6

Frandsen, L., 1961-63.

Box 6, Folder 7

[Freitag, Bridget and Maria-Elena Schilling], 1954-1961.

Note

Chilean pen pals.
Box 6, Folder 8

“G,” 1955-1966.

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous.
Box 6, Folder 9

Geelhoed, Judith Jensen, 1971.

Box 6, Folder 10

Geology (history of), 1934.

Physical Description: (Clipping)
Box 6, Folder 11

Germany, 1936.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence re church.
Box 6, Folder 12

Getty letters. From George F. Getty III, 1965-69.

Box 6, Folders 12-20

Getty Oil Company

Scope and Content Note

All of Jensen's business correspondence and papers, 1920-1962, relating to his connection with the Amalgamated, Associated, Tide Water Associated, Tidewater and Getty Oil Companies have been placed under this heading as the organization Jensen worked for went through consolidations with other companies. This material was brought together from various folders and boxes to provide a consistent record of Jensen's association with these companies.

Note

See also: William F. Humphrey (Box 7).
See also: Paul Shoup (Box 13).
See also: J.A. Taff (Box 14).
Box 6, Folder 13

[Company correspondence], 1922-29.

Box 6, Folder 14

[Company correspondence], 1955-56, 1962-63.

Box 6, Folder 15

[Personnel papers], 1920-1939.

Scope and Content Note

Includes iccident reports, expense vouchers, company telegrams, etc.
Box 6, Folder 16

[Personnel Papers], 1940-1956.

Box 6, Folder 17

Circulars, bulletins and instructions, 1955-58.

Box 6, Folder 18

Associated In-Group Donors, 1955.

Scope and Content Note

Collection for charitable organizations.
Box 6, Folder 19

Company history, “An American saga,” 1948.

Box 6, Folder 20

[“John Doe meets the petroleum industry”]. Booklet from industry, 1944.

Box 7

Gillis, Robert C.

Note

See: Shoup, Paul (Box 13).
Box 7

Government Land Office.

Note

See: Mineral inspector (Box 11).
Box 7, Folder 1

Grand Coulee Dam. Magazine article, 1938.

Box 7, Folder 2

[Greene, George], 1941-43.

Box 7, Folder 3

“H,” 1955-1964.

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous.
Box 7, Folder 3

Hancock Park.

Note

See: Bamberger, Clarence (Box 2).
Box 7, Folder 4

Hawaiian exotic flowers, 1952-53.

Box 7, Folder 5

[Hemphill Travel Service], 1955-56.

Box 7, Folder 6

Hertel, F.W., 1931-32.

Box 7, Folder 7

Hill, Frank, 1940.

Box 7, Folder 8

Hintze, F.F. (Ferd), 1956-1969.

Note

See also: University of Utah (Box 15, folder 4).
Box 7, Folder 9

[ The History and development of the Ontario Colony], 1929.

Physical Description: (141pp.)

Scope and Content Note

USC masters thesis with bibliography.
Box 7, Folder 10

Hodgson, Russell B., 1961.

Note

See also: University of Utah Alumni Association (Box 15).
Box 7, Folder 11

Horner, J.W., 1932.

Box 7, Folder 12

Hughes, M. Dudley, 1966.

Box 7, Folder 13

Humphrey, William F., 1927-1934, 1953.

Box 7, Folder 14

Huntingdon Tract, 1917-18.

Scope and Content Note

Geological reports, notes, maps.
Box 7, Folder 15

“I,” 1959-1962.

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous.
Box 7, Folder 16

Ingebretson, James C., 1955.

Box 7, Folder 17

“J,” 1959-1962.

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous.
Box 18, Folders 18-20

Janss vs. Twentieth Century, 1958-59.

Box 18, Folder 18

Correspondence, 1958-59.

Box 7, Folder 19

Testimony and briefs, 1958-59.

Box 7, Folder 20

Notes on testimony, 1958-59.

Box 8, Folder 1

[Jensen Alta Anna Jensen], 1965-66, 1972.

Box 8, Folder 2

[Jensen grandchildren], 1967.

Box 8, Folders 3-6

Jensen, Joseph, 1947-1969.

Box 8, Folder 3

Biographical sketches, 1947-1967.

Box 8, Folder 4

Birth certificates.

Box 8, Folder 5

Passports, correspondence and documents, ca. 1953-1969.

Scope and Content Note

Includes passports of Lois Jensen and John Jensen.
Box 8, Folder 6

Trips, 1949-1953.

Box 8, Folder 7

“K,” 1955-1962.

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous.
Includes correspondence with Senators William F. Knowland and Thomas H. Kuchel.
Box 8, Folder 8

Kaun, Dr. H., 1955-57.

Box 8, Folder 9

Kern River Oil Field. Proposed paper, 1948.

Box 8, Folder 10

Kettleman. Hills Review of Developments. Paper by R.E. Collum and C.P. Watson, 1936.

Note

See also: Euman (Box 14).
Box 8, Folder 11

“L,” 1953-1964.

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous.
Box 8, Folder 11

Lee, Bracken.

Note

See: Utah correspondence (Box 15).
Box 8, Folder 12

[Lipscomb, Glenard], 1956-59.

Box 8, Folder 13

[Lawrence, N.M.], 1938-1940.

Physical Description: (8 photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Includes part of a diary of a European trip with photos of remote parts of Albania. Also has eyewitness account of the invasion of Albania by Italy in 1939.
Box 8, Folder 14

Long Beach Tidelands oil issue, 1955.

Scope and Content Note

Summary and statement.
Box 8, Folder 15

Los Angeles, 1945.

Scope and Content Note

Climate statistics and 1945 road and railroad map.

Note

See also: Maps.
Box 8, Folder 16

Los Angeles Engineering Council, 1949.

Scope and Content Note

Minutes and reports.
Box 8, Folder 17

Lyman, Richard L., 1927-1964.

Scope and Content Note

Also includes correspondence from Mrs. Alexander Schreiner (daughter), 1964-1972.

Note

See also: University of Utah (Box 15).
Box 9, Folder 1

“M-Hc,” 1955-1968.

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous.
Box 9, Folder 2

McLaughlin, A.C., 1930, 1944.

Box 9, Folder 3

McLaughlin., R.P., 1943-44, 1954, 1964.

Box 9, Folder 4

Maps.

Scope and Content Note

Includes 1918 map of lands granted to the Southern Pacific Railroad Company and other maps.

Note

See also: Los Angeles, Mineral Inspector, and Northridge geology (Box 4, folder 7).
Box 9, Folder 5

Martin, F.O., 1930-1956.

Box 9, Folder 6

Mayor's Office, ca. 1936-1969.

Scope and Content Note

Fletcher Bowron, Norris Poulson and Sam Yorty.
Box 9, Folder 7

Medicine Bow Oil Company, 1935-1954.

Scope and Content Note

Includes lease agreements and charts for oil well in Wyoming.
Box 9, Folder 8

Methane-Isobutane system. Articles, 1942.

Boxes 9-10

Metropolitan Water District, 1954-1972

Box 9, Folder 9

Bond specimen, 1966.

Box 9, Folder 10

California Water Project. Tour guide, photos, 1969.

Physical Description: 2 photos.
Box 9, Folder 11

Dedication of headquarters building, 1963.

Scope and Content Note

Includes typescript of remarks by Jensen, souvenir brochures, 2 photographs.
Box 9, Folder 12

Bolsa Island Nuclear Power and Desalting Plant, 1967.

Scope and Content Note

Information bulletins, printed brochures, 1 photograph.
Box 9, Folder 13

Joseph Jensen Filtration Plant, ca. 1970-72.

Physical Description: (37 Photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Includes photographs, program of dedication, congratulatory letters, etc.
Includes letter from Edmund G. Brown.
Box 10

Statements, Reports, etc.

Box 10, Folder 1

1954-56: Feather River and Ventura River Projects.

Box 10, Folder 2

1957: Feather River Project.

Box 10, Folder 3

1958: Feather and Eel river Projects.

Box 10, Folder 4

1959: Statements before legislative committees.

Box 10, Folder 5

1960 Statements.

Box 10, Folder 6

1961: Statements.

Box 10, Folder 7

1962: Saline water problems in the Mexicali Valley.

Box 10, Folder 8

1963: Arizona lawsuit, Pacific Southwest water Plan, East Branch Aqueduct Plan.

Box 10, Folder 9

1966: Water pricing.

Box 10, Folder 10

Articles by Jensen, 1955 and 1965.

Scope and Content Note

1) “Industry and water in Southern California,” 1955
2) “Southern California's water: past, present and future,” 1965.
Box 10, Folder 11

1971: California State Water Project annual report.

Box 10, Folder 12

1970: Article.

Box 11

Mineral inspector, Government Land Office, 1914-18.

Scope and Content Note

Consists of 8 field notebooks and 2 notebooks of expenses. Also includes 1914 report on mineral application of California Trona Company for work at Seales Lake which has photos and 1914 map of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway system in California. In folder correspondence, 1916, 1918, 1927.
Box 12, Folder 1

Morgan, Nick, 1959.

Box 12, Folder 1

Mormon Church.

Note

See note at: Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints.
Box 12, Folder 1

Moses, Robert.

Note

See: 1951 and 1953 correspondence (Box 16).
Box 12, Folder 2

“M,” 1955-1963.

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous.
Box 12, Folder 3

[National Roster of Scientific and Special Personnel], 1941-1951.

Scope and Content Note

Questionnaires, forms, etc.
Box 12, Folder 4

“Neutron aids in finding dry gas sands in California,” 1954.

Scope and Content Note

Abstract of paper, with charts.
Box 12, Folder 5

“O,” 1957, 1964.

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous.
Box 12, Folder 6

Office equipment, 1955-59.

Box 12, Folder 7

“Oil from the Garden of Eden“. Paper by William Foran, 1942.

Box 12, Folder 8

Oil - history. Various articles, 1934-36.

Box 12, Folder 9

Oil industry, 1923-25, 1934-38, 1941-42.

Scope and Content Note

Includes speech and paper by Jensen, ”The oil industry“, 1923.
Box 12, Folder 10

Oil industry talks, 1954-55.

Scope and Content Note

Notes and typescripts of speeches given by Jensen.
Box 12, Folder 11

[Olin, Alice], 1957-1970.

Box 12, Folder 12

“P,” 1956-1963.

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous.
Includes correspondence with JohnPhillips.
Box 12, Folder 13

Pacific Electric Building - office apace. Lease agreements, 1954-57.

Box 12, Folder 14

Pacific Section, American Association of Petroleum Geologists.

Note

See: AAPG.
Box 12, Folder 15

Papers on deep well problems, Kern River Field. By Abbot and Saurenman, 1941.

Box 12, Folder 15

[Parks, Ernest], 1954, 1963-1972.

Box 12, Folder 16

Pauley, Edwin W. Lease forms (form 110), 1953-57.

Box 12, Folder 17

Perkes, W.E., 1953-57.

Box 12, Folder 18

Petroleum Production Pioneers, 1962, 1965-66.

Scope and Content Note

Roster and typescript of Jensen's contribution to their oral history program.
Box 12, Folder 18

“Petroleum source beds.” By P.D. Trask, 1938.

Box 12, Folder 20

“Petroleum, time of origin and accumulation“. Abstract of article by Van Truyl and Parker, 1941.

Box 12, Folder 21

Pipelines: Tap Line-Trans-Arabian. Articles, 1950-51.

Box 12, Folder 22

Pontius, D.W., 1949.

Box 12, Folder 23

Pools, new (ideal plan for orderly development), 1934.

Box 12, Folder 24

Porter Reservoir, Aliso Canyon Field. Paper by Pfeffer and Tutsonulte, 1944.

Box 12, Folder 25

Poulson, Norris, 1950, 1953, 1967.

Note

See also: Mayor's office (Box 1, folder 6).
Box 12, Folder 26

Power line on Orange Grove - San Fernando Valley, 1952.

Box 12, Folder 27

Production heavy oil in California, 1954.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, telegrams concerning publication by authors McCullough and Grainger.
Box 13, Folder 1

“R,” 1955-1963.

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous.
Box 13, Folder 2

[Raphletto Hills] Report by Jensen, with special reference to oil, 1908.

Box 13, Folder 3

Registered geologist. Rules and forms, 1969.

Box 13, Folder 4

Registration civil engineer. Rules and forms, 1930.

Box 13, Folder 5

Registration petroleum engineer. Rules and forms, 1948.

Box 13, Folder 6

Residence lot. Los Feliz Heights subdivision, 1921, 1927,1935.

Scope and Content Note

Includes map.
Box 13, Folder 7

Robertson, Glenn R., 1961, 1964-1971.

Note

See also: University of Utah Alumni Association 1968 (Box 15).
Box 13, Folder 8

Rossetti, Victor H., 1955.

Box 13, Folder 9

“S,” 1951-1965.

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous.
Box 13, Folder 10

[Salt Lake Basin], 1904, 1921-29.

Scope and Content Note

Geological reports and charts on features.
Box 13, Folder 11

Salt Lake Field (Oil field at Wilshire and la Brea), 1961.

Note

See also: Bamberger, Clarence (Box 1).
Box 13, Folders 11-16

[Salute to Joseph Jensen, Hollywood Palladium, September 15, 1965].

Box 13, Folder 12

Invitations, clippings, etc.

Box 13, Folder 13

Letters.

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters from Edmund G. Brown, Sam Yorty, Thomas H. Kuchel, Del Clawson.
Box 13, Folder 14

Letters.

Physical Description: (Photocopies)
Box 13, Folder 15

Letters.

Scope and Content Note

Copies of Jensen's replies.
Box 13, Folder 16

Album - photographs and copies of letters and telegrams.

Box 14, Folder 1

Sasso, Anthony, 1961-1972.

Scope and Content Note

Includes 5 photographs.
Box 14, Folder 2

Schlumberger, Conrad, 1961, 1963.

Scope and Content Note

Includes privately printed biography in French (92pp.).

Note

See also: AIME Lucas Medal Committee (Box 1).
Box 14, Folder 3

Schneider, C.R., 1947-48.

Box 14, Folder 3

Schneider Mrs. Alexander.

Note

See: Richard Lyman (Box 8).
Box 14, Folder 4

Seal Beach - Bryant land, 1922-27.

Scope and Content Note

Papers concerning leasing the land for oil production.
Box 14, Folder 5

Shoup, Paul, 1923-1946.

Box 14, Folder 6

Signal Hill. Newspaper clipping, 1971.

Box 14, Folder 7

Smoot, Reed, 1932-39.

Box 14, Folder 8

Social Security account data, ca. 1936-1950.

Scope and Content Note

Booklets, etc.
Box 14, Folder 9

Soohoo, Sam, 1955.

Box 14, Folder 10

Southern California Water Company, 1961, 1964.

Scope and Content Note

Concerning acquisition of Tapo water Company.
Box 14, Folder 11

Southern California water supply. Papers, 1931.

Box 14, Folder 12

Spaulding amendment, 1970-71.

Scope and Content Note

Legislation regulating oil royalties.
Box 14, Folder 13

State lands of Department of Finance, 1955-1961.

Scope and Content Note

Regulations for leasing lands.
Box 14, Folder 14

Stenographic help, 1955.

Box 14, Folder 15

“Recent developments in Kettleman Hills production practices.” By G.O. Suman, 1931.

Box 14, Folder 16

Suman, John R., 1929-1948.

Scope and Content Note

Includes papers on oil development in Texas.
Box 14, Folder 17

“T,” 1956, 1958.

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous.
Box 14, Folder 18

Taff, J.A., 1930.

Note

See also: Getty Oil Company (Box 6).
Box 14, Folder 19

Taft (Francis W.) on John (grandson), 1971.

Box 14, Folder 20

Talks, n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Notes for a speech by Jensen.
Box 14, Folder 21

Taxes, 1933, 1936, 1940-1954.

Scope and Content Note

Includes statements of property taxes on ranch.
Box 14, Folder 22

Terry, Robert, 1970.

Box 14, Folder 23

Texas. Structural map, 1936.

Box 14, Folder 24

Thorndyke, W.O., 1954.

Box 14, Folder 25

Tidelands map. Worldwide offshore oil, 1965.

Box 14, Folder 25

Tidewater Oil Company.

Note

See: Getty Oil Company (Box 6).
Box 14, Folder 26

[Towler, Ivy (Mrs. Richard C.)], 1955-1972.

Box 14, Folder 27

“U-V,” 1958-1968.

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous.
Box 14, Folder 28

Unit plans, 1948-1950.

Scope and Content Note

Copies of unit agreements for Coalinga Nose, Northeast Coalinga and Salt Creek Oil and gas fields, and agreements for Northeast Coalinga gasoline plant.
Box 15, Folder 1

University of Southern California, 1930-1952.

Box 15, Folder 2

University of Utah Alumni Association, 1937-1968.

Box 15, Folder 3

University of Utah Tau Beta Pi, 1969.

Box 15, Folder 4

[University of Utah - attempt at honorary Ph.D.], 1960-69.

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence with Richard Lyman, Clarence Bamberger and F.F. Hintze.
Box 15, Folder 5

Utah correspondence, 1950-1971.

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters from J. Bracken Lee (governor) and Wallace F. Bennett (senator).
Box 15, Folder 6

Ventura Ave. - field unit plan, 1932.

Scope and Content Note

Drafts of legal agreements, charts and maps, telegrams, etc.
Box 15, Folder 7

“W-X-Y-Z,” 1955-1966.

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous.
Box 15, Folder 8

Wark, Thomas L., 1953-57.

Note

See also: Getty Oil Company (Box 6).
Box 15, Folder 9

Warren, Earl, 1943.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from aides.
Box 15, Folder 10

Water and Power Department, 1952.

Scope and Content Note

Part of Los Angeles City Charter dealing with commissioners.
Box 15, Folder 11

Water surplus of the city if Los Angeles (Memo). By J.B. Lippincott, 1941.

Box 15, Folder 12

Webb School, 1950-1961.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Thompson Webb.
Box 15, Folder 13

Western Governors Mineral Policies Conference, 1955.

Box 15, Folder 14

White, Gerald T., 1969.

Box 15, Folder 15

Who's who, 1940-1958.

Box 15, Folder 16

“Wildcats” Details of vacation Trip, 1959.

Box 15, Folder 17

Wilshire Counter Club, 1932-1955.

Box 16, Folder 1

[Western oil and Gas Association - Wildcat of the year award.]

Scope and Content Note

Certificate and 2 photographs.
Box 16, Folder 2

Winchester family, 1963, 1967.

Scope and Content Note

Includes diary of Howard Egan, who led a company of emigrants to Salt Lake in 1849, pictorial map of the journey, homestead patens copies, etc.
Box 16, Folder 3

Yorty, Sam.

Note

See: Mayor's Office (Box 9).
 

Correspondence - Chronological Sequence

Box 16, Folders 3-4

Business correspondence, 1916-1954.

Box 16, Folder 3

1916-1949.

Note

Contains no copies of Jensen's letters.
Box 16, Folder 4

1950-54.

Note

Contains no copies of Jensen's letters.
Box 16, Folders 5-10

Personal Correspondence, 1954-1972.

Box 16, Folder 5

1954-56.

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters from Robert Moses and much of Jensen's correspondence.
Box 16, Folder 6

1962-63.

Box 16, Folder 7

1964-65.

Box 16, Folder 8

1966-68.

Box 16, Folder 9

1969.

Box 16, Folder 10

1970-72.

Box 16, Folder 11

Newspaper clippings, 1940-1972.

Box 16, Folder 12

Certificates, awards, programs, etc., ca. 1926-1966.

Scope and Content Note

Includes letter from Sam Yorty.
 

Publications and Speeches

Note

See also: Box 6, folder 13 for correspondence and articles for Mining and metallurgy about developments in California, 1927-28.
See also: Box 10 for statements and articles by Jensen as chairman of the Metropolitan Water District.
Box 17, Folder 1

[Bibliography]. Various bibliographies prepared by Jensen, listing articles, 1923-1932.

Box 17, Folder 2

Some salient features of the geology of Newhouse, Utah and vicinity, 1908.

Note

In partial fulfillment of requirements for B.K. at University of Utah.
Box 17, Folder 3

[Diary], 1916-17.

Scope and Content Note

Covers period of stay at Carnegie institute of Technology.
Box 17, Folder 4

What is California production, going to do?1923.

Box 17, Folder 5

A forecast of the present California oil situation, 1924.

Box 17, Folder 6

A study of the present California oil situation, 1924.

Box 17, Folder 7

New development problems and their solution in southern California oil fields (Glenn D. Robertson, co-author), 1924.

Box 17, Folder 8

Oil conservation, ca. 1924.

Box 17, Folder 9

New developments in drilling wells, 1925.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence and notes.
Box 17, Folder 10

Inglewood oil field, 1925.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence and drafts.
Box 17, Folder 11

What oil has done for southern California, 1926.

Scope and Content Note

Notes and revision.

Note

Speech originally entitled “The unknown industry.”
Box 17, Folder 12

What oil has done for southern California, 1926.

Scope and Content Note

Revision.
Box 17, Folder 13

Petroleum development in California during 1926, 1926.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence and notes.
Box 17, Folder 14

Developments in California, 1927.

Box 17, Folder 15

Drilling and production in California: Seal Beach, Ventura and Wildcats, 1927.

Box 17, Folder 16

Summary of attempts of oil curtailment in California, Oklahoma and Texas, 1928.

Box 17, Folder 17

Development in southern California since 1923 (Glenn D. Robertson, co-author), 1928.

Box 17, Folder 18

Production development in 1928, 1929.

Box 17, Folder 19

Petroleum and coal - the keys to the future. Book review by Jensen, 1929.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence.

Note

V.P. Thom, jr., author.
Box 17, Folder 20

Deep sand development in Santa Fe Springs, 1929.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence.
Box 18, Folder 1

Unit operation in California, 1930.

Box 18, Folder 2

Development in a part of the Ventura Avenue Oil Field (F.W. Hertel, co-author), 1930.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence and drafts.
Box 18, Folder 3

Water problems of the Mckittrick Oil Field, 1931.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence and notes.
Box 18, Folder 4

Unit operation in California, with discussion of Kettleman North Dome Unit plan, 1935.

Box 18, Folder 5

Difficult water problem solved electrically, 1932.

Box 18, Folder 6

Oil curtailment in California, 1932.

Box 18, Folder 7

Kettleman Hills Middle Dome unit plan, 1933.

Box 18, Folder 8

California oil-field waters, 1934.

Box 18, Folder 9

Recent developments related to petroleum engineering, 1936.

Box 18, Folder 10

California drilling and development progress during 1936, 1936.

Scope and Content Note

Drafts and final version.
Box 18, Folder 11

Recent changes in California oil curtailment methods, 1939.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence.
Box 18, Folder 12

Trend of curtailment, 1941.

Scope and Content Note

Speech, includes questions and answers.
Box 18, Folder 13

The part science has played in the utilization of water, 1941.

Box 18, Folder 14

Memorial - Elwin B. Hall, 1949.

Box 18, Folder 15

Tales of the oil industry, 1951.

Scope and Content Note

Notes only.
Box 18, Folder 16

The importance of water to industry in southern California, 1954.

Box 18, Folder 17

[ History of the Salt Lake Oil Field], 1961.

Note

See also: Bamberger, Clarence (Box 2, folder 11).
 

Additional Material

Note

(Donated August 1976)
 

Papers re the Metropolitan Water District

Box 19, Folder 1

Correspondence, 1951-1974.

Box 19, Folder 2

Reports, 1965-1973.

Box 19, Folder 3

Report, 1973.

Box 19, Folder 4

Brochures, 1968, 1972, n.d.

Box 19, Folder 5

Statements, 1951-ca. 1969.

Box 19, Folder 6

List of personnel on standing committees, 1974.

 

Personal Material re Joseph Jensen

Box 19, Folder 7

Clippings and articles, 1951-1974.

Box 19, Folder 8

Memorabilia, 1968-1973.

Box 19, Folder 9

Biographical summary, ca. 1973.

Box 19, Folder 10

Photographs.

 

Retained from Examination of Duplicates from the Collection:

Box 20

Offprints, etc. of publication's by Joseph Jensen.