Correspondence, reports, documents, news clippings, and several
descriptive photograph albums, pertaining to projects on dams, reservoirs, aqueducts, and
other water supply works, groundwater and streamflow, in California, in particular for the
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, and in Arizona and other Western States.
Collection described in:
Water Resources Reports and Papers in the J.
B. Lippincott Collection,
compiled by Gerald J. Giefer and Anelle McCarty Kloski
(Water Resources Collections and Archives Series Report no. 21, 1970).
Joseph Barlow Lippincott* was born in Scranton,
Pa., on October 10, 1864, the son of Joshua Allen and Harriet (Phillips) Lippincott. He
attended Dickinson College at Carlisle, Pa., from 1880 to 1882, when the family moved to
Kansas where he entered the University of Kansas at Lawrence.* This biographical sketch is extracted from the "Memoir" on Lippincott prepared by
Kenneth Q. Volk and Edgar Alan Rowe which appeared in the Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, volume 108, 1943 (pp.
ca. 42 linear ft.
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