Water Resource Collections and Archives


San Francisco Water Supply: Sources of Information

San Francisco Water Supply: Sources of Information

Carlo De Ferrari Archive

490 Greenley Road
Sonora, CA 95370

Charles Dyer, Records Manager Phone: 209-536-1163
Fax: n/a
Email: cdyer[@]co.tuolumne.ca.us

About the Collection
Description of San Francisco water-related materials:
Articles of Incorporation: Hetch Hetchy and Yosemite Valleys Railway Company Assessement Records: Land Owned by the City and County of San Francisco. Amount of land, amount paid for land, and acquired from whom. State Board of Equalization Revaluation of Hetch Hetchy Property Value. Easements for City and County of San Francisco in Tuolumne County. Coroner's Inquest Case Files. Superior Court Files: Civil - Injunctions, appeals and restraints re: Hetch Hetchy construction. Land condemnation Logging train accident. Eminent domain, Restrain water and power company from entering land. Water rights disputes. Damages caused by electrical fire. Saloon/Retail Sales Applications:Sierra and San Francisco Power Company

Time Period: 1848-1899, 1900-1920, 1950-1963, 1964-1980
Types of Material: Databases, Government Documents, Maps, Microfiche/Microfilm, Newspapers, Oral Histories, Unprocessed

Open to the Public? Yes
Reservations Required? Yes
Public Fee? No
Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-4pm
Open to Scholars? Yes
Reservations Required: Yes
Scholars Fee? No
Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-4pm

Access Procedures:
While some reference materials and bound high-use journals are on open shelves in the Reading Room, the bulk of the collection is in closed stacks and must be paged. To have material paged, fill out call slips and take them to the Information Desk. Paging, which is normally very prompt, is available 11 am - 5 pm.

Finding aids and indexes are accessed PC workstation. Microfilm readers only, no readers/printers. No photocopiers, we do allow digital cameras.

Collection Management Information
M/S Access database

Digital Formats:


Submitted: 4/26/2007
Last Updated: 4/26/2007

Last modified: 5/31/2011 3:10 PM by S. Haren

UCR Contact Information

Water Resources Collections and Archives
Tomás Rivera Library, 4th Floor
PO Box 5900
University of California
Riverside, CA 92517-5900

Tel: 951-827-3233    Fax: 951-827-4673    email Email

CSUSB Contact Information

Water Resources Institute, CSUSB
Boykin Witherspoon III, Institute Director
California State University, San Bernardino
PL-401 5500 University Parkway
San Bernardino CA 92407-2318

Tel: 909-537-3685    email Email