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Eugene Clyde La Rue Papers: Finding Aid
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Correspondence

Box 1

Correspondence, 1909-1922

Box 2

Correspondence, 1923-1928

Box 3

Correspondence, 1929-1949

 

Reports, etc., relating to various hydraulic engineering projects

Box 4

Colorado River Projects (general)

 

Colorado River Basin (general material). 1921-1927

Physical Description: 27 pieces
 

Colorado River Compact & Commission. 1921-1928

Physical Description: 8 pieces
 

Colorado River-Los Angeles Gravity Flow Aqueduct. 1928-1941

Physical Description: 33 pieces
Box 5

Colorado River Projects

 

Boulder Canyon. 1921-1928

Physical Description: 3 pieces
 

Glen Canyon. 1922

Physical Description: 28 pieces
 

Lower Colorado River Development. 1921-1924

Physical Description: 11 pieces
 

Lee's Ferry (Diamond core drilling). 1923-1938

Physical Description: 15 pieces
 

Marble Gorge. 1927

Physical Description: 3 pieces
 

Other projects (listed geographically)

Box 6

Arizona

 

Report for Arizona Engineering Commission on Reconnaissance Investigation of Arizona Land Irrigable from the Colorado River.1922-1923

Physical Description: 12 pieces
 

Buttes Reservoir and Irrigation Project. 1928

Physical Description: 3 pieces
 

Date Creek. 1932

Physical Description: 3 pieces
 

Hassayampa River. 1938

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

San Juan River. 1915-1926

Physical Description: 18 pieces
Box 7

Arizona (continued)

 

Little Colorado and Verde River Project for United Verde Copper Co. 1917-1929

Physical Description: 24 pieces
 

Salt River Project. 1929

Physical Description: 7 pieces
 

Santa Cruz and Sonoita Rivers. 1937

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

Virgin River Project

Physical Description: 1 piece
Box 8

California

 

Los Angeles County, miscellaneous reports, etc. 1927-1936

Physical Description: 5 pieces
 

Merced Irrigation District. 1920-1921

Physical Description: 15 pieces
 

Owens Valley. 1930

Physical Description: 6 pieces
 

Pit River and Fall River Projects. 1912 & 1920

Physical Description: 2 pieces
 

Santa Maria River. 1937

Physical Description: 2 pieces
 

Ventura River. 1938

Physical Description: 1 piece
Box 9

Colorado-Utah, Monticello Wheat Lands, Mexico

 

Colorado - Arkansas River Valley Project. 1913

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

Idaho - Minidoka Power Plant. 1908-1911

Physical Description: 7 pieces
 

Oregon - Klamath Lake Projects. 1906-1920

Physical Description: 30 pieces
 

Utah - Power Resources for Salt Lake City, etc. 1914

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

Monticello Wheat Lands. 1917

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

Mexico - Nogales (Sonora) Project. 1931

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

Biographical information, trips, and personal and business papers

Box 10

Biographical information and trips

 

Biographical information including lists of trips.

Physical Description: 8 pieces
 

1914 trip - Sellew's reports.

Physical Description: 2 pieces
 

1921 Trip - Cataract Canyon diary and related material.

Physical Description: 5 pieces
 

1922 Trip - Accounts and bills, correspondence [2 volumes and 3 letters].

Physical Description: 50 pieces
 

1923 Trip - Grand Canyon diary (typewritten copy) & maps.

Physical Description: 6 pieces
 

1924 Trip - Lower Grand Canyon to Needles, diary of Colorado River Dam Site Investigation (typewritten copy); report by H. W. Dennis; accounts.

Physical Description: 10 pieces
 

1927 Trip - Bray-Pathe trip, notes of Valentine Woodbury, list of pictures, account book, etc.

Physical Description: 7 pieces
 

1935 Trip - Diamond Creek to Boulder Dam, accounts.

Physical Description: 4 pieces
Box 11

Personal and business papers; Account books; Notebooks

 

Personal and business papers. 1907-1935

Physical Description: 17 pieces
 

Account books.

Physical Description: 2 pieces
 

Notebooks.

Physical Description: 6 pieces
 

Maps

Collection of maps belonging to E. C. La Rue, presented to the Huntington Library, December 1950.
 

Arizona

 

1. Arizona (state): topographic map by U.S. Geological survey. 1923.

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

2. Cataract Canyon and vicinty.

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

3. Central Arizona.

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

4. Coconina National Forest

Physical Description: 2 pieces
 

5. Colorado River Indian Reservation.

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

6. Live Stock Reports

Physical Description: 51 pieces
 

7. Mohave Desert dam site

Physical Description: 7 pieces
 

8. Pecos National Forest

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

9. Salt River

Physical Description: 3 pieces
 

10. Township maps: West Gila, Salt River Meridian.

Physical Description: 130 pieces
 

11. Verde

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

12. White Mountain Indian Reservation

Physical Description: 2 pieces
 

13. Yuma: Bird's Eye View

 

California

 

1. Chimehueui Valley Indian Reservation

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

2. Colorado - Arizona Indian Reservation

Physical Description: 10 pieces
 

3. Kern River Profile

Physical Description: 3 pieces
 

4. Los Angeles (City)

 

a. Angel Flight Incline Railroad

Physical Description: 6 pieces
 

b. Beverly Hills and Vicinity

Physical Description: 7 pieces
 

c. Beverly Mont: Lay-out plans of Beverly Terrace

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

d. El Monte Blvd Tract

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

e. Elysian Garden Tract

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

f. Fox, William - Studio site

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

g. Garvanza addition

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

h. Griffith Park

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

i. Hacienda Park

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

j. Hancock Survey

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

k. Highland Park

Physical Description: 12 pieces
 

L. Investment Securities Co. property and Delta Investment Co. in San Rafael Rancho

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

m. Los Angeles Country Club

Physical Description: 3 pieces
 

n. Los Angeles and Colorado River gravity aqueduct

Physical Description: 14 pieces
 

o. Los Angeles Land and Water subdivisions

Physical Description: 4 pieces
 

p. Los Angeles Pressed Brick Co. gauge sheets

Physical Description: 5 pieces
 

q. Los Angeles real estate

Physical Description: 70 pieces
 

r. Los Angeles survey of city. 1919

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

s. Mateo Street

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

t. Pacific Terminal Tract

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

u. Roseland Acres

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

v. Rosedale Cemetery

Physical Description: 5 pieces
 

w. Sweetzer Ave. and Sunset Blvd.

Physical Description: 4 pieces
 

x. Wanda Park: Benedict Canyon

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

y. Western Wilshire Heights

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

z. Westlake Park

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

5. Los Angeles County

 

a. Alondra Park

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

b. Arnaz Rancho

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

c. Artesia

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

d. Colorado River bridge

Physical Description: 4 pieces
 

e. Compton

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

f. Garvonza lots

Physical Description: 3 pieces
 

g. Hutten locher estate, being portion of Rancho San Rafael

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

h. Inglewood: Redondo

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

i. Los Angeles and a part of Orange counties

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

j. Los Angeles and San Diego counties

Physical Description: 17 pieces
 

k. McCloud River power projects

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

L. McKinley Tract. 1930

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

m. Malibu

Physical Description: 2 pieces
 

n. Pacific Petroleum Co. and West Coast Oil Co.: Well location of leases

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

o. Picto Rancho.1918.

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

p. Rancho Cienga O'Paso de la Tijera

Physical Description: 2 pieces
 

q. Rancho La Brea being portion of Rancho La Ciengas. 1908.

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

r. Rancho Los Coyotes

Physical Description: 4 pieces
 

s. Rancho Rodeo de los Agnas

Physical Description: 9 pieces
 

t. Rancho San Antonio

Physical Description: 3 pieces
 

u. Rancho San Pedro

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

v. Rancho San Jose de Buenos Ayres

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

w. Rancho Santa Anita: A.B. Chapman property.1912

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

x. Reservoir site

Physical Description: 2 pieces
 

y. Rolling Hills: Palos Verdes

Physical Description: 2 pieces
 

z. San Gabriel Reservoir dam site

Physical Description: 3 pieces
 

aa. San Gabriel tract

Physical Description: 6 pieces
 

bb. Santa Monica highway: Mulholland Drive.1927

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

cc. Stough Rancho

Physical Description: 6 pieces
 

dd. Sunnyslope Estate.1911

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

ee. Tract 429

Physical Description: 3 pieces
 

ff. Tract 701

Physical Description: 3 pieces
 

gg. Victor Beaudnys Mtns.

Physical Description: 2 pieces
 

6. Merced District

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

7. Mono County

 

a. Mono Basin

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

b. Eaton Land and Cattle Co.: Long Valley Lands

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

c. Mono National Forest

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

8. Orange County

 

a. Fullerton

Physical Description: 2 pieces
 

9. Riverside County

 

a. Desert Queen Copper Mines

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

b. Mayflower Consolidated Mines

 

10. Salt Lake Oil Fields

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

11. Salton Sea: Capacity curves.

Physical Description: 3 pieces
 

12. San Bernardino County

 

a. Gold Park Consolidated Mine

Physical Description: 9 pieces
 

b. Lytle Creek Canyon

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

c. Muscovy Water Co. property.1904

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

d. San Bernardino County

Physical Description: 11 pieces
 

13. Santa Barbara County

 

a. San Lucas Rancho

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

14. Sierra Nevada Mts.: proposed flood water and storage

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

South Dakota

 

1. Pine River Indian Reservation

 

Lower California (Mexico)

 

1. Ensenada

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

2. Rancho del Rosano Baja

Physical Description: 3 pieces
 

Colorado

 

1. Arkansas River

Physical Description: 2 pieces
 

2. Arkansas Valley

Physical Description: 4 pieces
 

3. Bear Creek dam site: Animas River

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

4. Bear River: canal and reservoit system, Rio Blanco and Routt counties

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

5. Colorado River

 

a. Basin: flood control

Physical Description: 7 pieces
 

b. Boulder Canyon Dam sites

Physical Description: 4 pieces
 

c. Colorado bridge dam sites

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

d. Colorado River at Lee's Ferry

Physical Description: 6 pieces
 

e. Colorado River at Hardysville, Ariz. 1902-14. Mass curves.

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

f. Colorado River at Yuma: hydrograph

Physical Description: 3 pieces
 

g. Colorado River delta

 

h. Colorado, Green and Grande rivers: profile

Physical Description: 5 pieces
 

i. Colorado River showing diversion to Great Basin, Utah.

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

j. Grand Canyon

Physical Description: 6 pieces
 

k. Grande County reservoir

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

L. Little Colorado River: profile

Physical Description: 4 pieces
 

m. Lower Colorado River

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

n. Riverside Irrigation District: Weld and Morgan counties

Physical Description: 2 pieces
 

o. San Juan River Basin

Physical Description: 61 pieces
 

p. San Miguel canal system, San Miguel and Montrose counties

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

q. Townships

Physical Description: 11 pieces
 

Idaho

 

1. Boise project: U.S. Reclamation service

Physical Description: 7 pieces
 

2. Coachello Valley, Salton Sea, Imperial Valley and Colorado River profile

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

3. Fort Hall Indian Reservation

Physical Description: 13 pieces
 

4. Minidoka project

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

5. Port Neuf Valley project

Physical Description: 3 pieces
 

6. Salmon River

Physical Description: 11 pieces
 

7. Salmon River profile

Physical Description: 8 pieces
 

8. Snake River

Physical Description: 15 pieces
 

9. Snake River:

 

10. Irrigation Co. project

Physical Description: 7 pieces
 

11. Snake River: proposed section power dam

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

12. Snake River: Lake Walcott

Physical Description: 5 pieces
 

13. Snake River Valley Reservoir system

Physical Description: 3 pieces
 

14. Twin Falls county.1929.

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

Montana

 

1. Flat Head Lake

Physical Description: 5 pieces
 

2. Flat Head River and tributaries

Physical Description: 16 pieces
 

3. U.S. Missouri River Power company transmission lines

Physical Description: 10 pieces
 

New Mexico

 

1. Headquarters Ranch: Wylie Farm and Live Stock Chavez co.

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

2. Jones project: Preston-Beck grant, upper Pecos

Physical Description: 6 pieces
 

3. Pecos River Basin

Physical Description: 2 pieces
 

4. Townships 32 and 34

Physical Description: 6 pieces
 

5. Township no. 37

Physical Description: 37 pieces
 

6. Urton Lake project.

Physical Description: 2 pieces
 

7. U.S. Weather Bureau: annual precipitation

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

Oregon

 

1. Brewster Valley Reservoir site

Physical Description: 2 pieces
 

2. Canby canal reservoir site

Physical Description: 4 pieces
 

3. Columbia River: Portland

Physical Description: 11 pieces
 

4. Coquilla River: profile.1919

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

5. Crater Lake National Park

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

6. Fairview and Brewster Valley: Coquilla River

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

7. Grande Ronde River

Physical Description: 2 pieces
 

8. Grant lands of the Oregon and California Railroad Company, Douglas County

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

9. Klamath County

Physical Description: 10 pieces
 

10. Klamath River Basin

Physical Description: 2 pieces
 

11. Kickitat Power Project.1909.

Physical Description: 4 pieces
 

12. McKenzie River.1903

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

13. Medford Crater Lake Highway

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

14. Rogue River basin

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

15. Rogue River: Howard profile

Physical Description: 3 pieces
 

16. Rogue River traverse

Physical Description: 3 pieces
 

17. Salmon River: profile

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

18. Umpqua River power project

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

19. Weather Bureau Station Records

Physical Description: 2 pieces
 

20. Willamette River basin

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

Utah

 

1. Ashley Creek: profile

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

2. Great Salt Lake

Physical Description: 16 pieces
 

3. Hatch town irrigation project, Garfield county

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

4. New Castle Reclamation Company

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

5. Ouray Reservoir site on Green River

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

6. Resource map of southern Utah

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

7. Sevier River

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

8. Wasatch and Uinta counties

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

9. Weber and Provo Rivers.1915 (very bad condition)

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

Washington

 

1. Washington and Oregon

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

2. Washington, Oregon and Idaho

Physical Description: 5 pieces
 

3. Kickitat River drainage basins

Physical Description: 5 pieces
 

Wyoming

 

1. Green River canals

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

Miscellaneous

 

1. Big Lost River

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

2. Eldorado Consolidated mines: profile of pipe line surveys. 1905

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

3. Oro Mining and Milling Co.: profile.

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

4. Triangle Lake

Physical Description: 1 piece