Scope and Content
Title: John Henry Ramboz Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1931-1960
Collection number: 764
Creator: Ramboz, John Henry, 1879-1960
Extent: 5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: John Henry Ramboz (1879-1960) served as the representative from San Marino to the Metropolitan Water District Board of Directors
in 1933. He was the vice-chairman in 1948, and chairman in 1949. The collection consists of correspondence, reports, graphs,
pamphlets, books, photographs, and related ephemera accumulated by Ramboz while representing San Marino on the Board of Directors
of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department
of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. 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.
Restrictions on Access
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.
Additional Physical Form Available
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Provenance/Source of Acquisition
Gift of Marie Ramboz, 1962.
[Identification of item], John Henry Ramboz Papers (Collection 764). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research
Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
UCLA Catalog Record ID
Ramboz was born in 1879 in Los Angeles, California; he entered the banking business in 1903 with Merchants National Trust
and Savings Bank of Los Angeles, serving 15 years as vice president and cashier; in 1928 he established a business as financial
and business counselor, also serving as president of the Ambassador Hotel Company and on various boards of directors; in 1933
he was appointed representative from San Marino to the Metropolitan Water District Board of Directors; he served as vice-chairman
in 1948, and chairman in 1949; he died on November 18, 1960.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of correspondence, reports, graphs, pamphlets, books, photographs, and related ephemera accumulated by
Ramboz while representing San Marino on the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.
Subjects include the San Diego Water Authority and other water districts of Southern California.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Ramboz, John Henry, 1879-1960--Archives.
Businessmen--California, Southern--Archival resources.
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (Calif.).