Inventory of the Augustus Kempkey Papers, (bulk 1915-1955)

Processed by the Water Resources Collections and Archives staff; machine-readable finding aid created by James Lake
Water Resources Collections and Archives
Orbach Science Library, Room 118
PO Box 5900
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA 92517-5900
Phone: (951) 827-2934
Fax: (951) 827-6378
Email: waterarc@ucr.edu
URL: http://library.ucr.edu/wrca
© 1998
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Inventory of the Augustus Kempkey Papers, (bulk 1915-1955)

Collection number: KEMPKEY

Water Resources Collections and Archives



University of California, Riverside

Riverside, California

Contact Information:

  • Water Resources Collections and Archives
  • Orbach Science Library, Room 118
  • PO Box 5900
  • University of California, Riverside
  • Riverside, CA 92517-5900
  • Phone: (951) 827-2934
  • Fax: (951) 827-6378
  • Email: waterarc@ucr.edu
  • URL: http://library.ucr.edu/wrca
Processed by:
Water Resources Collections and Archives staff
Date Completed:
June 1993
Encoded by:
James Lake
© 1998 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Augustus Kempkey Papers,
Date (bulk): (bulk 1915-1955)
Collection number: KEMPKEY
Creator: Augustus Kempkey
Extent: 2 linear ft. (4 boxes)
Repository: Water Resources Collections and Archives
Riverside, CA 92517-5900
Shelf location: This collection is stored off-campus at NRLF. Please contact the Water Resources Collections and Archives staff for access to the materials.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Water Resources Collections and Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Water Resources Collections and Archives as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Augustus Kempkey Papers, KEMPKEY, Water Resources Collections and Archives, University of California, Riverside.

Access Points

San Joaquin & King River Canal & Irrigation Company
San Joaquin River Water Storage District
Black Diamond Water Company
Contra Costa Irrigation Project (Calif.)
Water rights --California
Real property --Valuation --California
Water resources development --California
Water-supply --California --Costs
Water power --Economic aspects --California

Scope and Content

Economic and engineering reports written by Augustus Kempkey, a consulting civil engineer; design of structures, preparation of detailed plans and specifications, supervision and administration of construction and operation, appraisals as to value for rate fixing, taxation, sale, and other purposes.

Box Box 1 , item 1

Appraisal of physical properties and water rights for the purpose of purchase by the San Joaquin River Water Storage District, 1925

item 2

Appraisal of the property of the Black Diamond Water Company as of January 1st, 1929

item 3

Report covering appraised value as of March 1, 1913 for income tax purposes of the property of the Patterson Ranch Company in Patterson Colony, Stanislaus County, California, 1926

item 4

Data concerning water right transactions as influencing the "market value" of the water right of the San Joaquin & Kings River Canal & Irrigation Company, 1929

item 5

Imperial irrigation district proposed hydroelectric development, 1927

Box Box 2 , item 6

Memo concerning engineering reports in re the Sacramento River-Delta service area prepared by the Water Project Authority, 1955

item 7

Memo in re a water supply & distribution system for Brisbane and the Guadalupe Valley industrial area, 1948

item 8

Memo in re replacing main transmission pipe line and installing additional distributing reservoir storage for the Bolinas Public Utility District, 1948

item 9

Napa City water works, Eastside distributing reservoir : plans, specifications and contract documents, 1945

item 10

Palermo Land & Water Co. : report concerning the determination of total fixed capital as of January 1, 1923 for purposes of accounting, 1923

item 11

Preliminary engineering report concerning a domestic and industrial water supply for the City of Pittsburg, California, and the contiguously located industries, 1936.

item 12

Preliminary engineering report concerning an industrial and domestic water supply for the industries comprising the Pittsburg Industrial Association of Pittsburg, Contra Costa County, California, 1938

item 13

Preliminary engineering report concerning an industrial and domestic water supply for the Columbia Steel Company of Pittsburg, Contra Costa County, California, 1938

item 14

Preliminary report on the economic development of hydro-electric energy for Tahoe Tavern, 1923

item 15

Report on the proposed extension of the system of the East Contra Costa Irrigation Company to provide an industrial and domestic water supply, 1919

Box Box 3 , item 16

The Reno-Sparks water supply and distribution system, 1939

Physical Description: 3 v.
item 17

Report covering water supply and sewage disposal for the property of Balfour, Guthrie and Company at Brentwood, Contra Costa County, California, 1918

item 18

Report for the Piedmont Land & Cattle Co. concerning a water supply for irrigation from the San Antonio River, 1927

Box Box 4 , item 19

Report on the system of the Byron-Bethany Irrigation Company and its relation to the territory embraced in the Brentwood Project, 1918

item 20

Report relative to the purchase of the properties of the Napa City Water Co. by the City of Napa, 1922

item 21

Valuation for rate fixing. Vol. No. 1, 1929

item 22

The San Lucas Project on the Salinas River in California comparison of cost estimates : States vs Army, [1952]

item 23

Report on the use of the flood waters of Marsh Creek on the Rancho Los Meganos, Contra Costa County, California, 1918

item 24

Valuation for rate fixing purposes of the property of the Black Diamond Water Company as of January 1st, 1915

item 25

Valuation of the properties of Elmhurst Water Supply Co. as of November 1, 1928, for the purpose of purchase, 1928

item 26

Zuberbuhler and Bosch report on the irrigation of approximately 360 acres of land, 1914