94 /1 volume 2 -- California Development Company photographs.
- 94 /1 volume 2 -- California Development Company photographs.
- Alternative title
- California Development Company phototgraphs, Harry Cory
- Cory, H. T. (Harry Thomas), b. 1870.
- Photograph album collection, circa 1850-1964
- Two albums of photographs documenting the California Development Company’s project to construct a system of canals to divert water from the Colorado River for irrigation of the Imperial Valley, the subsequent breaks in the levees, and the flooding between 1905 and 1907 of the Salton Basin which resulted in the creation of the Salton Sea.
Photographs are mounted on rectos of leaves of black paper, in various arrangements of 1-4 photos per leaf, with some leaves displaying up to 6 photos, depending on size; captions are typed, or hand-written, and include description of subject, location, and date.
Label on front of first album:Irrigation work of California Development Company including Colorado River Crevasse, effects thereof and diversion. 1903-1908.H.T. Cory
Showing irrigation work of California Development Company along the Colorado River and in the Imperial Valley, and the effects of the water flowing through the Colorado River Crevasse into the Salton Sink.
Removed from Collection 665, Cory family papers 1896-1932, for separate cataloging as part of the Photograph Album Collection (Collection 94) in the Charles E. Young Research Library Department of Special Collections, UCLA
- 2 albums (1147 photographic prints on 371 leaves)
- 26 x 38 cm (albums)
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