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Finding Aid for the Robert B. Diemer papers, 1912-1965
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Robert B. Diemer papers
    Date (inclusive): 1912-1965
    Collection number: 1101
    Creator: Diemer, Robert B. (Robert Bernard), 1888-1966
    Extent: 11 boxes (5.5 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
    Abstract: Robert B. Diemer (1888-1966) was the general manager and chief engineer of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. The collection contains a manuscript history of the North Platte River project (ca. 1912-25), copies of papers, articles, statements, memorabilia, photographs, and various publications related to water resources development.
    Language: Finding aid is written in English.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Mrs. Robert B. Diemer, 1971.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Robert B. Diemer papers (Collection Number 1101). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Biography

    Diemer was born in 1888; became general manager and chief engineer of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California; he died in 1966.

    Scope and Content

    Collection contains a manuscript history of the North Platte River project (ca. 1912-25) and copies of papers, articles, and statements made by Robert B. Diemer while general manager and chief engineer of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. Also includes memorabilia, photographs, and various publications related to water resources development.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. North Platte River project (Boxes 1-9,12).
    2. Mexico project (Box 8).
    3. Metropolitan Water District materials and Diemer memorabilia (Boxes 9-10).
    4. California Dept. of Water Resources and miscellaneous publications (Box 11).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Diemer, Robert B. (Robert Bernard), 1888-1966--Archives.
    Hydraulic engineers--California, Southern--Archival resources.
    Water resources development--West (U.S.)--Archival resources.
    Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (Calif.).
    North Platte River--History--Sources.