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Charles H. Lee Photograph Collection

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Title

Charles H. Lee Photograph Collection

Creator

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

Date

1905-1959 (bulk 1905-1938)

Description

Collection of 3 x 5.5-in. black-and-white photographic prints taken by Charles H. Lee, covering a wide range of water resources development projects in California and New Mexico in which Lee was involved. Major projects documented include the construction of the Los Angeles Aqueduct, construction of various dams and reservoirs in San Diego County and other Southern California locations, water development in Inyo County and Mono County, and construction of Elephant Butte Dam in New Mexico. Also included are many views of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Yosemite Valley, and the aftermath of the San Francisco earthquake and fire of 1906.

The digitization of select items from this collection was made possible by a generous grant from the Metabolic Studio, http://www.metabolicstudio.org/.

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Language

English

Relation

Collection Finding Aid: Charles H. Lee Photograph Collection

Identifier

MS 99/1

Items in the Charles H. Lee Photograph Collection Collection

Owens River at Turner Bridge, showing flow with Los Angeles Aqueduct in operation
Item 482: Owens River at Turner Bridge, showing flow with Los Angeles Aqueduct in operation. Sept. 14, 1915

Sierra Nevada Mountains, from east side of Owens Valley just north of Owens Lake
Item 481: Sierra Nevada Mountains, from east side of Owens Valley just north of Owens Lake. Oct. 14, 1915

Glaciers on North Fork of Big Pine Creek & Reservoir Cuyamaca upper end
Item 340a: Glaciers on North Fork of Big Pine Creek. Oct. 1, 1911

Glaciers on North Fork of Big Pine Creek
Item 339a-340: Glaciers on North Fork of Big Pine Creek. Oct. 1, 1911

Glaciers on North Fork of Big Pine Creek
Item 338-339: Glaciers on North Fork of Big Pine Creek. Oct. 1, 1911

Big Pine Lake, No. 3 & North Palisade or Temple Crag on Big Pine Creek
Item 336-337: Big Pine Lake, No. 3. Oct. 1, 1911

Big Pine Lake, No. 1, lowest & Big Pine Lake, No. 2, lower end
Item 334-335: Big Pine Lake, No. 1, lowest. Oct. 1, 1911

Big Pine Creek, South Fork, from forebay of Power House No. 1. &  Big Pine Creek, reservoir site below lowest lake
Item 332: Big Pine Creek, South Fork, from forebay of Power House No. 1. Oct. 1, 1911

Big Pine Creek, North Fork, from forebay of Power House No. 1
Item 330-331: Big Pine Creek, North Fork, from forebay of Power House No. 1. Oct. 1, 1911

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