Guide to the DeWitt L. Lee Collection

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Guide to the DeWitt L. Lee Collection



California State Library

Sacramento, California

Contact Information:

  • California History Room
  • California State Library
  • Library and Courts Building II
  • 900 N. Street, Room 200
  • P.O. Box 942837
  • Sacramento, California 94237-0001
  • Phone: (916) 654-0176
  • Fax: (916) 654-8777
  • Email: cslcal@library.ca.gov
  • URL: http://www.library.ca.gov/
Processed by:
The California State Library staff
Encoded by:
Brooke Dykman Dockter
© 1998 California State Library. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: DeWitt L. Lee Collection
Box Number: 1641-1649
Creator: Lee, DeWitt L.
Repository: California State Library
Sacramento, California
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions of Use

Please credit California State Library.

Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], DeWitt L. Lee Collection, California State Library.

Access Points

Lee, DeWitt L.
New Deal, 1933-1939--California.
United States. Work Projects Administration (Calif.)
Road construction--California--Design and construction.
Water-supply--California.
Irrigation water--California.
Flood control--California.

Contents

Correspondence, clippings, reports, photographs, charts, maps, bulletins, forms, applications.

Biography

DeWitt L. Lee was assistant director of operations for WPA projects throughout California's Central Valley.

Material Transferred from the Collection

Books:

  • Calif. Dept. of Agriculture. Statewide Noxious Weed Control Project. (c*SB 612 C2 C15 1937)
  • Kings River Water Assoc. Amended Kings River Monthly Diversion Schedule. (c*TC 557 C2 K55 1949)
  • Meeting of the Kings River Water Storage District. (c*TC 557 C2 K56 1923)
  • Lee, Charles. Report on Storage Space Requirement of Tranquility Irrigation District... (c*TC 557 C3 P56 L44 1955)
  • Lawson, William R. Northern California's Three Years of Achievement Under WPA 1935-1938. (c*HV 86 C2 L38 1938)
  • Munson, S.M. Typical Project Photographs, Work Project Nos. 1398 and 1359. (c*TC 557 C3 M86 1937)
  • Official Telephone Directory, Sacramento 3-0641.
  • Oppenheim, L.H. Big Creek Watersheds. (c*TC 557 C2 O67 1936)
  • Standard Oil Co. of Calif. Standard Farm Guide. (c*S 677 S73 1943)

Scrapbook

  • Scrapbook

Program:

  • Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt, Fresno Memorial Auditorium, March 15, 1938

Photographs:

(duplicates and unidentified remain in collection)

FILING ELEMENTS:

  • Adell, L.R.
  • Aviation: Airports: Bakersfield
  • Aviation: Airports: Madera
  • Aviation: Airports: Visalia
  • Citizens: Group pictures
  • Forests and forestry: Kings County
  • Fresno County: Fresno: Aerial views
  • Fresno County: Fresno: Parks
  • Fresno County: Fresno: Streets
  • Fresno County: Reedley
  • Fresno County: Tranquility. 1937
  • Keaton, Morgan
  • Kings County: Hanford
  • Madera County: Madera: Buildings
  • Madera County: Madera: Hospitals
  • Mosses, Mrs. Charles
  • Roads: Pond and Wildwood Roads
  • Roads: Yosemite Road
  • Schools: Fresno County: Kingsburg
  • Schools: Fresno County: Laton
  • Schools: Fresno County: Reedley
  • Schools: Tulare County: Orosi
  • Tulare County: Exeter
  • Tulare County: Tulare: Buildings
  • Tulare County: Visalia: Buildings
  • Water: Aquaducts, canals, ditches, etc.
  • Water: Dams: Friant Dam

Photo Album:

  • Numbers 197 & 198

Textual File:

Charts, diagrams, tables, etc.:

  • "Affiliated Canal of San Joaquin River below Friant, California, 1910 to 1951."
  • ["Canals in Fresno City, elevation drop graph."]
  • "Daily hydrographs of principal streams in San Diego County...1914-1915."
  • "Diagram showing fluctuations of water table in observation wells in Mission Valley, 1912-1915."
  • "Diagram showing fluctuations of water table in observation wells in San Luis Rey Valley, 1912-1915."
  • "Diagram showing fluctuations of water table in observation wells in San Pasqual and San Dieguito Valleys, 1912-1915."
  • "Diagram showing fluctuations of water table in observation wells in Tia Juana Valley, 1914-1915."
  • "James Irrigation District yield...April 1951."
  • "Longitudinal Profile of Mission Valley...1914-1915."
  • "Longitudinal Profile of San Diego River Valley, 1914-1915."
  • "Monterey Peninsula Division schematic chart of pumping plants and storage facilities, September 1956."
  • "Organizational chart WPA District no. 4..."
  • "Section from Tia Juana Valley to National City showing fluctuations of water table...1914-1915."
  • "Sections across Otay Valley...showing fluctuations of water table, season 1914-1915."
  • "Standard soil survey sheet...Jan. 2, 1940."
  • "Tranquility Irrigation District annual storage use of Pine Flat Reservoir...1904-1911."

Broadside:

  • "The County's Fire Stations"

Maps:

  • California. General [ca. 1940]

    WPA District 4

    MAP c912 C15w 1940
  • California. Central [ca. 1930]

    Tentative map showing Pine Flat Project

    MAP c912 C15p 1930
  • California. Central. 1966

    East Bay Municipal Utilities District water production system

    MAP-S c912 C15 1966
  • California. Central. 1923

    General irrigation and reclamation map of the Kings River area, San Joaquin Valley, California.

    MAP c912 C15 1923
  • California. Pictorial. General [ca. 1950]

    Central Valley Project,

    MAP-S c912 C15 1950
  • California. Pictorial General [ca. 1940]

    California's great Central Valley Water Project showing location of principal units

    MAP c912 C15 1940
  • California. Fresno County. 1956

    Map of the city of Clovis, Fresno County, California

    MAP c912 F88 1956
  • California. Kern County. [ca. 1940]

    General plan, Kern River Park, Kern County, California

    MAP c912 K39 1940
  • California. Kern County. 1939

    Map of Kern County

    MAP c912 K391 1939
  • California. Kings County. 1958

    Sketch showing test hole locations Lemoore Naval Air Station for Charles Lee Co.

    MAP c912 K55 1958
  • California. Kings County. 1940

    Map of Kings County

    MAP-S c912 K55 1940
  • California. Madera County. [1938]

    Thomas Bros. map of Madera County

    MAP c912 M33 1938
  • California. Madera County. 1934

    Topographical map of Madera City airport and golf course

    MAP c912 M18 1934
  • California. Mono County. [ca. 1950]

    Rand McNally map of Mono County.

    MAP c912 M75 1950
  • California. Monterey County. 1959

    California Water and Telephone Company, Monterey Peninsula Divsion area ... Sept. 1959

    MAP-S c912 M77 1959
  • California. Monterey County [1950]

    Seaside street map gateway to the Monterey Peninsula

    MAP c912 M77 1950
  • California. San Diego County. 1919.

    Map of western part of San Diego County, California showing precipitation and drainage areas above gaging stations

    MAP c912 S1945w 1919
  • California. San Diego County. 1919.

    Map of the San Diego area showing topography and location of wells

    MAP c912 S1945s 1919
  • California. San Diego County. 1919.

    Map of San Luis Reay and Santa Margarita Valleys showing principal water-bearing formations and observation wells

    MAP c912 S1945r 1919
  • California. San Diego County. 1919.

    Map of the San Diego quadrangle showing marine terraces and marine soundings

    MAP c912 S1945e 1919
  • California. San Diego County. 1919.

    Map of El Cajon Valley and vicinity showing principal water-bearing formations, observation wells and tested pumping plants

    MAP c912 S1945c 1919
  • California. San Diego County. 1919.

    Preliminary geological map of the San Diego County

    MAP c912 S1945 1919
  • California. San Mateo County. [1950]

    Section 1, page 10 election precinct map, San Carlos Precincts 1 to 41 including portion of Belmont outside precinct summit 1 and 2 precincts

    MAP c912 S196 1950a
  • California. San Mateo County. [1950]

    Section 2 page 10 election precinct map, San Carlos Precincts 1 to 41 including portion of Belmont outside precinct summit 1 and 2 precincts.

    MAP C912 S196e 1950

Correspondents

Major Correspondents

Box 1641, Folder 8,15Box 1642, Folder 3

Ashley, F.M.

Box 1641, Folder 4,7Box 1642, Folder 1,3Box 1643, Folder 5

Cummings, E.W.

Box 1641, Folder 4Box 1642, Folder 1,3

Eagles, Leonard H.

Box 1641, Folder 15

Harvill, W.J.B.

Box 1641, Folder 1,3Box 1642, Folder 1

Holley, F.M.

Box 1645, Folder 1-4Box 1646, Folder 2

Kaupke, Charles L. (Charles Lewis), b. 1885

Box 1641, Folder 6,8,10Box 1642, Folder 1,3

Lawson, William R. (William Robert)

Box 1644, Folder 2,6,8,10Box 1645, Folder 4

Lee, Charles H. (Charles Hamilton), 1883-1967

Box 1641, Folder 3,8,15Box 1642, Folder 1,3Box 1643, Folder 5Box 1644, Folder 2,6-10Box 1645, Folder 2,4

Lee, D.L.

Box 1641, Folder 1,3Box 1642, Folder 2

Pulliam, E.P.

Box 1641, Folder 2,8,15Box 1642, Folder 1,3Box 1643, Folder 5

Wadsworth, Ralph G., b. 1890.

Other Correspondents

Box 1642, Folder 2

Aanonsen, Nils

Box 1645, Folder 4

Althouse, Irwin H.

Box 1645, Folder 3

Armstrong, J.W.

Box 1644, Folder 9

B., Helen

Box 1643, Folder 5

Bacon, John L.

Box 1643, Folder 3

Balcomb, J.B.

Box 1642, Folder 3

Ballantine, Sam

Box 1645, Folder 3

Barnes, Mary

Box 1641, Folder 4

Benson, F.N.

Box 1642, Folder 3

Bishop, G.H.

Box 1641, Folder 15

Bishop, Henry F.

Box 1642, Folder 1

Blann, John E.

Box 1642, Folder 3

Bloom, Hazel E.

Box 1642, Folder 1

Branion, R.C.

Box 1641, Folder 7Box 1643, Folder 6

Byrnes, Floyd

Box 1643, Folder 3

Cavagnaro, W.J.

Box 1642, Folder 3

Church, Albert A.

Box 1642, Folder 3

Clark and Farrior

Box 1641, Folder 8,15Box 1642, Folder 1,3

Clarke, W.D.

Box 1642, Folder 3

Colpien, Herman

Box 1641, Folder 3

Cowart, D.T.

Box 1642, Folder 3

Cunningham, Craig

Box 1641, Folder 7Box 1642, Folder 3Box 1643, Folder 5,6

Dart, C.D.

Box 1642, Folder 1

Dave (?)

Box 1641, Folder 1,5

Davis, Frank E.

Box 1642, Folder 3

D.M.

Box 1641, Folder 1

Doe, John

Box 1646, Folder 5

Downey, E.S.

Box 1642, Folder 3

Duerksen, A.T.

Box 1642, Folder 3

Duffield, Benn

Box 1645, Folder 3

Dunkle, R.E.

Box 1642, Folder 2

Dunn, E.A.

Box 1642, Folder 3

E., Charles

Box 1641, Folder 15

Edgecomb, Chas.

Box 1642, Folder 3

Epsom, Duke

Box 1642, Folder 3

Farquhar, A.J.

Box 1646, Folder 8

Farquhar, Edna

Box 1641, Folder 4Box 1643, Folder 2

Farrior, J.H.

Box 1641, Folder 5

Fellows, Perry A.

Box 1642, Folder 3

Fleming, J.W.

Box 1642, Folder 3

Floyd, J.W.

Box 1642, Folder 3

Glass, Dr. Chas. H.

Box 1645, Folder 1,3

Gordon, Philip A.

Box 1642, Folder 3

Gribble, Fred L.

Box 1641, Folder 8

Hall, W.W.

Box 1644, Folder 9

Hallstrom, Dave

Box 1642, Folder 1,2

Hanson Jr., C.M.

Box 1642, Folder 3

Heath, R.R.

Box 1641, Folder 4

Herrington, Ray

Box 1643, Folder 5

Hopkins, Harry L.

Box 1642, Folder 3

Hubbard, H.R.

Box 1642, Folder 3

Irons, Ken G.

Box 1642, Folder 3

James, Harold

Box 1643, Folder 5

James, N.E.

Box 1642, Folder 3

Jenkins, F.E.

Box 1642, Folder 3

Jessup, Frank A.

Box 1644, Folder 10

Johnson, Iva

Box 1642, Folder 2

Jones, William C.

Box 1643, Folder 6

Jureutat, John

Box 1645, Folder 1

Karrer, Henry

Box 1644, Folder 6

Kay, T.D.

Box 1645, Folder 4

Kenny, Robert W.

Box 1642, Folder 1

Kincaid, E.M.

Box 1642, Folder 3

Knapp, E.E.

Box 1643, Folder 5

Kroyer, C.H.

Box 1641, Folder 4Box 1642, Folder 3

Lancashire, F.H.

Box 1641, Folder 4

Lawrence, M.

Box 1643, Folder 5

Leland, T.

Box 1642, Folder 3

Len (?)

Box 1642, Folder 3

Lisherness, E.

Box 1642, Folder 3

Low, J.C.

Box 1642, Folder 3

Maaske, E.A.

Box 1642, Folder 1

Macauley, Edward

Box 1641, Folder 4

McCullough, J.J.

Box 1641, Folder 1

McKillen, Bruce A.

Box 1642, Folder 1Box 1643, Folder 5

McLaughlin, Frank Y.

Box 1642, Folder 3

McQuaid, J.B.

Box 1641, Folder 4

Mead, Robert W.

Box 1645, Folder 1

Meyers, Gordon C.

Box 1642, Folder 3

Minahan, W.V.

Box 1642, Folder 3

Morgan, G.H.

Box 1642, Folder 3

Mummert, H.F.

Box 1642, Folder 3

Munson, S.M.

Box 1642, Folder 3

Nielsen, A.J.

Box 1642, Folder 3

Oakley, Robert E.

Box 1642, Folder 2

Oliver, David

Box 1642, Folder 3

Papazian, Lean

Box 1642, Folder 2

Piening (Larson), Linnea K.

Box 1643, Folder 6

Quigley, Raymond L.

Box 1641, Folder 3Box 1642, Folder 1

Rambo, George D.

Box 1642, Folder 1

Ricks, Frank E.

Box 1642, Folder 3

Robards, Bert S.

Box 1642, Folder 3

Rubel (?)

Box 1642, Folder 1

Sanborn, W.M.

Box 1643, Folder 6

Sandberg, W. Lee

Box 1641, Folder 7Box 1642, Folder 3

Schmitz, J. Walter

Box 1643, Folder 5

Shaw, R.C.

Box 1645, Folder 4

Sheahan, W.W.

Box 1641, Folder 4

Shuttan, W.O.

Box 1642, Folder 1

Sisk, B.F.

Box 1641, Folder 15Box 1645, Folder 3

Skoegard, Geo. N.

Box 1642, Folder 3Box 1643, Folder 2

Skogerson, W.B.

Box 1645, Folder 3

Smith, Clarence H.

Box 1642, Folder 2

Smith, G.

Box 1641, Folder 2Box 1642, Folder 1

Sommer, I.M.

Box 1642, Folder 3

Spaulding, Graydon C.

Box 1642, Folder 3

Spillers, W.H.

Box 1645, Folder 3

Stone, H. Wayne

Box 1642, Folder 3

Stout, E.P.

Box 1642, Folder 3

Swandsen, Geo. L.

Box 1641, Folder 4

Teilman, I.H.

Box 1642, Folder 3Box 1643, Folder 6

Trauger, George W.

Box 1642, Folder 3

Tuttle, Roy F.

Box 1642, Folder 1

Walker, Mary C.

Box 1644, Folder 5

Wessells, W.B.

Box 1642, Folder 3

Westkamper Jr., J.J.

Box 1641, Folder 15

Wheeland, C.G.

Box 1642, Folder 3Box 1643, Folder 5

Whitehorn, S.H.

Box 1645, Folder 3

Wulff, Lyelle M.R.

Container List

Box Box 1641

Correspondence

 

Pulliam Requests

 

Active Mail

 

Bulletins

 

Forms

 

Applications

Box Box 1642

Personal Files

Box Box 1643

Data

 

Reports

 

P.U.C.

 

1941-42 Relief Appropriation Act

Box Box 1644

Project Files

Box Box 1645

Kings River Water Association

Box Box 1646

Clippings and photographs

Box Box 1647

WPA Clippings, 1934-1936

Box Box 1648

WPA Clippings, 1937-1938

Box Box 1649

WPA Clippings, 1939-1941