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Inventory of the Dept. of Public Works. Division of Highways. District VI Records
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Arrangement and Description

Folder F3789:1-12

1. CENTRAL FILE. 1931-1952.

Physical Description: 12ff.

Scope and Content Note

Organized by Division of Highways numeric filing code, described below, and chronologically thereunder.
Incoming and copies of outgoing correspondence of the District Engineer, the District Maintenance Engineer, and their assistants.
 

306.032  Construction and Maintenance Equipment (1933-1934),

Physical Description: 1ff.

Scope and Content Note

memoranda and correspondence with vendors regarding the purchase repair, and use of road building equipment.
 

406.22  Direction Signs, Markers (1934),

Physical Description: 2ff.

Scope and Content Note

memoranda and incoming and outgoing correspondence with the California Automoblie Club of Southern California and local officials regarding the erection and maintenance of traffic signs along state roads.
 

406.23  Landscape Beautification (1931-1933),

Physical Description: 1ff.

Scope and Content Note

memoranda and correspondence with civic groups dealing with planting of shrubs and trees along state-owned roadways.
 

406.24  Snow and Slide Removal (1931-1935, 1937-1943, 1946-1952),

Physical Description: 4ff.

Scope and Content Note

reports, memoranda, and correspondence with owners of property near state roadways regarding state efforts to remove snow from roadways, and to repair damage to roads caused by snow, flooding, slides, and earthquakes.
 

906.  Unclassified--Outsiders (1931-1941),

Physical Description: 2ff.

Scope and Content Note

miscellaneous incoming and outgoing correspondence relating to questions from the public about road construction programs, complaints, and advertisements from vendors for road construction equipment.
 

906.81  Parks (1948),

Physical Description: 1ff.

Scope and Content Note

memoranda, reports, maps, diagrams and communications with the U.S. Department of the Interior relating to the construction and maintenance of roads into Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks.
Folder F3789:13-123

2. ROUTE FILE. 1912-1944.

Physical Description: 5cf.

Scope and Content Note

Arranged by county, route, section, and chronologically thereunder.
Records of the District Engineer relating to the obtaining of rights of way, construction, maintenance, and beautification of specific sections of state-owned roadway. Includes memoranda, inspection reports, incoming and outgoing correspondence with contractors and the general public, copies of contracts, specifications, copies of encroachment permits, diagrams, and maps. See series entry #6, ROUTE PHOTOGRAPHS.
Routes included in this series:
 

Fre-4-A, 1914-1931, 1932-1935, 1938-1942.

Physical Description: 3ff.
 

Fre-4-B, 1914-1942.

Physical Description: 4ff.
 

Fre-4-C, 1912-1914, 1916-1918, 1921-1922, 1925-1928, 1932-1934, 1936-1937, 1941.

Physical Description: 2ff.
 

Fre-4-F, G. 1934-1935.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Fre-10-A,B,C. 1924-1926, 1936-1941.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Fre-10, 125-A,E. 1939-1944.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Fre-41-E. 1931-1939, 1941.

Physical Description: 2ff.
 

Fre-41-F. 1936-1939.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Fre-41-M,N. 1934-1935, 1937-1941, 1943.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Fre-41-P. 1937-1941.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Fre-41-Q. 1940-1941.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Fre-41-U. 1938-1939.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Fre-41-R. 1937-1938, 1940-1941.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Fre-41-S. 1934-1936, 1938, 1940.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Fre-41-T. 1937-1941.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Fre-76-B. 1936, 1938, 1940, 1941.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Fre-125-B. 1936, 1937, 1939.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Ker-4-A. 1920-1935, 1937-1942.

Physical Description: 7ff.
 

Ker-4-B. 1931, 1935, 1937-1941.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Ker-4-C. 1912-1931, 1932, 1936, 1939-1941.

Physical Description: 2ff.
 

Ker-4-D. 1912-1918, 1920-1931, 1940-1942.

Physical Description: 3ff.
 

Ker-4-E. 1932, 1935, 1936, 1939, 1941.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Ker-4-F. 1934-1937.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Ker-4-G. 1931-1934.

Physical Description: 3ff.
 

Ker-33-A. 1918-1931, 1935-1941.

Physical Description: 2ff.
 

Ker-33-B. 1921-1926, 1929-1931.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Ker-33-C. 1922-1926, 1929-1930.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Ker-57-A. 1932-1936.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Ker-57-B. 1922-1924, 1926-1931.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Ker-58-C. 1931-1934, 1936, 1938-1942.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Ker-58-D. 1934-1935.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Ker-58-J. 1935, 1937, 1939-1941.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Ker-58-L. 1936-1938, 1940-1941.

Physical Description: 2ff.
 

Ker-125-A. 1940-1942.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Ker-129-A. 1939-1940.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Ker-129-B. 1940-1941.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Ker-138-A. 1934-1935, 1937.

Physical Description: 2ff.
 

Ker-138-B. 1940-1941.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Ker-139-A. 1933-1934.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Ker-139-B,C. 1935-1936.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Ker-140-A. 1935-1940.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Ker-140-C. 1939-1940.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Ker-141-A. 1936-1939.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Ker-142-A. 1938-1941.

Physical Description: 2ff.
 

Kin-10-A. 1935-1936.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Kin-10-B. 1917-1925, 1927-1933, 1937, 1941-1942.

Physical Description: 2ff.
 

Kin-10-C. 1921-1922, 1924-1929, 1936-1939.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Kin-125-A. 1933, 1934, 1936, 1938, 1940-1941.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Kin-125-D. 1942.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Kin-125-E. 1937-1938.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Kin-135-A. 1934, 1936, 1938-1939, 1941.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Kin-138-A,B. 1935, 1938, 1940-1941.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Mad-4-A. 1940-1942.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Mad-4-B. 1931, 1937, 1939-1941.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Mad-4-C. 1929-1931, 1933-1934, 1941-1942.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Mad-4-D. 1931-1932, 1938.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Mad-32-A. 1922, 1924, 1926-1929, 1932, 1941.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Mad-124-A. 1935-1936, 1940-1941.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Mad-125-A. 1934, 1937, 1939, 1941.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Mad-125-C. 1934-1938, 1940.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Mad-125-D. 1933-1935.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Mad-126-A,B,C. 1934, 1937-1942.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Tul-4-A,B. 1917-1919.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Tul-4-B. 1931-1932.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Tul-4-E. 1919, 1921-1928, 1930-1934, 1937-1938, 1939-1941.

Physical Description: 2ff.
 

Tul-4-F. 1931-1934, 1936-1937, 1939-1941.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Tul-4-E,F. 1928-1931.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Tul-10-B. 1940-1941.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Tul-10-C. 1932-1935, 1940-1941.

Physical Description: 2ff.
 

Tul-10-D. 1933-1940.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Tul-10-C,D. 1936-1938.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Tul-10-E. 1931-1936.

Physical Description: 2ff.
 

Tul-10-F. 1922-1929.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Tul-127-B. 1935-1937.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Tul-127-B,C,D,E. 1938, 1940-1942.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Tul-127-D,E. 1934, 1936-1941.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Tul-129-A. 1939-1940.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Tul-129-B. 1934-1936, 1938-1940.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Tul-129-C. 1935-1938.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Tul-129-D. 1937-1941.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Tul-129-E. 1933-1934, 1936-1938, 1940-1941.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Tul-129-F. 1933, 1936-1937.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Tul-131-A. 1936-1940.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Tul-132-A,C. 1938, 1940, 1941.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Tul-134-A,B. 1935-1939, 1941.

Physical Description: 1ff.
Folder F3789:124-127

3. ROAD CONSTRUCTION REPORTS. 1912-1936.

Physical Description: 4ff.

Scope and Content Note

Arranged by county, route, section, and chronologically thereunder.
Typescript preliminary reports dealing with the proposed location of additional state roads and projected construction costs, and final reports covering all phases of construction. See also series entry #2, ROUTE FILE.
Folder F3789:128-137

4. LOGS OF ROAD MILEAGE. 1934.

Physical Description: 10 Vols.

Scope and Content Note

Arranged alphabetically by county.
Charts listing mile by mile the type of construction (i.e. earth, oiled, concrete), width, condition, and traffic capacity of rural roads and both incorporated and unincorporated city streets. Includes, in some cases, maps of street locations.
Folder F3789:138-176

5. CITY AND COOPERATIVE PROJECTS FILE. 1947-1952.

Physical Description: 1½cf.

Scope and Content Note

Arranged alphabetically by city and chronologically thereunder.
Under the provisions of Sections 194 and 2167 of the Streets and Highways Code, a portion of the State Gasoline Tax is provided to local municipalities for the construction, or improvement of city streets and roadways.
Contains: memoranda and reports sent by District Engineer and District Engineer for City and Cooperative Projects describing the progress and projected cost of municipal projects in District VI; contracts; specifications; and proposed plans.
Sampled from an original 10cf. Includes material on Bakersfield, Fresno, Hanford and Taft only.
Folder F3789:177-182

6. ROUTE PHOTOGRAPHS. 1913-1928, 1930-1936.

Physical Description: 1ff. and 5 Vols.

Scope and Content Note

Arranged by county, route and section.
This series consists of prints of various road construction projects throughout District VI, showing highway equipment, workmen, and in the background undeveloped land, houses, stores, and other structures located along highway right of way. Includes one volume of miscellaneous photographs, many without locations or dates. See also series entry #2, ROUTE FILE.
Routes included in this series:
 

Fre-4-A,B,C,D

 

Fre-10-D

 

Iny-23-B

 

Ker-4-A,B,C,D,E,F

 

Ker-139-A

 

Mer-4-A,C,D

 

Mer-18-A

 

Mno-23-A,C,F

 

Mno-40-A

 

Mpa-18-A

 

Tul-4-E

 

Tul-10-A,B

 

Tul-129-B,E

Folder F3789:183-196

7. ROUTE FILE. 1939, 1941-1943.

Physical Description: 14ff.

Scope and Content Note

Arranged by county, route, section and chronologically thereunder.
This is a continuation of series entry #2. See above entry for file description.
Routes included are:
 

Fre-4-A,B, 1940, 1943.

Physical Description: 2ff.
 

Fre-76, C,D,E, 1939, 1942, 1943.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Fre-125-C, 1942-1943.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Ker-4-A,C,D,E, 1943.

Physical Description: 4ff.
 

Ker-129-B, 1943.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Ker-Fre-138-B,A, 1943.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Ker-139-A,B, 1942.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Ker-142-A, 1941-1942.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Kin-10-B, 1943.

Physical Description: 1ff.
 

Kin-125-D, 1943.

Physical Description: 1ff.
Folder F3789:197-202

8. CITY AND COOPERATIVE PROJECTS FILE. 1953.

Physical Description: 6ff.

Scope and Content Note

Arranged alphabetically by city, and chronologically thereunder.
This is a continuation of series entry #5. See above entry for file description.
Cities included are: Bakersfield, Chowchilla, Clovis, Delano, Fresno and Hanford.
Folder F3789:203

9. PLANNING PROGRAM. 1949.

Physical Description: 1ff.

Scope and Content Note

Arranged by county, route, and section.
Consists of a projected 5-year highway construction program (1950 to 1955) prepared by the District Engineer giving location, length of project, description and year work is to be completed, and statistical data concerning right of way, engineering, and construction costs.
 

Right-of-Way

Folder F3789:204-205

10. DISTRICT AGENT'S GENERAL CORRESPONDENCE. 1949-1953.

Physical Description: 2ff.

Scope and Content Note

Arranged chronologically.
Letters received and copies of letters sent, along with memoranda between the District Right of Way Agent, Headquarters, District Engineer, right-of-way agents, local citizens and officials pertaining to the acquisition of new highway land, instructions to follow in determining a fair market value, complaints from homeowners over appraisals, and infringements of highway right-of-way space by billboards, service stations, stores and public utility companies.
 

11. MAINTENANCE WORK ORDERS. 1914-1923.

Physical Description: 6ff.

Scope and Content Note

Arranged chronologically.
Consists of orders prepared by the District Engineer to the State Highway Engineer describing maintenance needs - slide removal, planting of trees, or emergency equipment needs. Work orders often give description as to how equipment performs in maintenance work.