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    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 311

    • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company; Botany; Camps; Canyons; Citrus fruit industry; Claremont Colleges; Climate; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); College teachers; Congregational churches; Dinosaurs; Droughts; Electric railroads;...
    • Page contains newspaper articles which cover a plethora of subjects in Claremont and Los Angeles. Also contains a booklet which describes the positive qualities of Indian Hill and Claremont.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 218

    • Advertising; American Institute of Electrical Engineers; Baldwin, Cyrus Grandison; Bard, Thomas Robert, 1841-1915; Capital stock; Corporate treasurers; Dole, James Albert; Electric insulators and insulation-Oils; Electric transformers; Electrical...
    • A series of letters, pamphlets, and photographs on the Westinghouse Company's power plant in Pomona. Notes its importance and advancements in electrical engineering, particularly insulation of transformers and long distance transmission of power.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 302

    • Adams, John S.; Advertising, Newspaper; Artesian wells; Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company; Bartlett, William Henry; Basins (Geology); Camp, John Bradford; Christian Churches (Disciples of Christ); Citrus fruit industry; Clippings...
    • A collection of articles which focus on water use and reuse in the Pomona Valley area. Most articles focus on water well use in particular cities, specifically usage by water companies, ranchers, and citrus growers. Last article relates a...
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 304

    • Architecture, Domestic; Baldwin, Cyrus Grandison; Business enterprises; Charts, diagrams, etc.; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Commercial buildings; Congregational Church (Claremont, Calif.); Congregational churches; Dwellings; Electric...
    • A collection of clippings, images, and an investment proposal related to the power plant in San Antonio Canyon.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 325

    • Baldwin, Cyrus Grandison; Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Complaint letters; Dams; Electric industries; Electric utilities; Engineers; Exhibitions; History-Societies, etc; Horsepower; Hydroelectric power plants;...
    • Page is titled: "the Pirates of Pomona." Photographs, letters, and newspaper clippings describe the history of the San Antonio power plant: the first long distance generator of electricity by water. Materials include the wrong attribution of the...
    • Wheeler scrapbook 3, page 337

    • Aqueducts; Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887; Bible. N.T. James; Boards of trade; Chandler, Harry, 1864-1944; Clergy; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Congregational churches; Dams; Engineers; Flood control; Flood damage; Flood damage prevention;...
    • Two articles describe construction plans for water conservation and flood control in the Pomona and San Gabriel Valley.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 114

    • Architecture, Domestic; Boys; Bridges; Camps; Children; Children's clothing; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Dwellings; Floods; Girls; Landscape and garden; Men's clothing; Photographs; Pierce, Himon N.; Portraits, Group; Scrapbook journaling;...
    • Images and article on water and water conservation in the Southern Coastal Basin of California. Also includes a group photograph at Stoddard's Camp in the San Antonio Canyon.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 328

    • Adams Express Company; Alvarado, Juan Bautista, 1809-1882; Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America; Apprenticeship programs; Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company; Bible. O.T.; Bixby, Llewellyn; Bridges;...
    • Page contains articles relating to Frank Wheeler's activities and historical speeches. Also includes his obituaries. Last clipping shows image of Ontario's first, mule-driven street car.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 328, verso

    • Claremont Colleges; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Foothill Boulevard (Claremont, Calif.); Historians; Journalists; Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.); Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.). Library; Real estate developers; Scrapbook journaling;...
    • Obituary for Frank Wheeler lauds his contributions to Southern California and his activities as a traveler. Also mentions his work as a journalist and historian.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 3, page 394, Live Oak Ranch map

    • Civil engineers; Ranchers; Ranches; Real property; Real property-California; Scrapbook journaling; Land grants; Land grants-California; Land tenure; Maps
    • Map of Live Oak Ranch lists owners and acreage. Top of map states that cultivated areas have been colored green, and cultivable areas have been colored yellow. Notable ranch owners include Carlton Seaver and Frank C. Evans.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 3, page 339

    • American LaFrance (Firm); Automobiles; Belcher, Harry T.; Boards of trade; Brackett, Frank Parkhurst, b. 1865; Brooks, John Tinley; Business enterprises; Church buildings; Church membership; Church officers; Citrus fruit industry; City council...
    • Collection of articles titled "Know your own city" continues a detailed history of Claremont's development. Set of articles focus on municipal departments, church history, and Claremont's incorporation.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 3, page 338, loose materials

    • Advertising; Artesian wells; Business enterprises; California. Supreme Court; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Committees; Flood control; Fruit growers; Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery; Jackson, Helen Hunt, 1830-1885. Ramona;...
    • Materials laid on top of, but not affixed to, page 338 comprise of a map of Garvey, California and two articles on historic court decisions regarding water rights.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 128

    • Automobiles-Societies, etc.; Blaisdell, James Arnold, 1867-1957; Boy Scouts; Claremont Colleges; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); College presidents; Engineers; Foothill Boulevard (Claremont, Calif.); Glee clubs; Griswold, George C.; Landscape...
    • Articles cover the opening of the recently-completed Foothill Boulevard and the multi-city celebration in its honor. Relates various details about the physical design of the road itself. Emphasizes Frank Wheeler's historical connection to the...
    • Wheeler scrapbook 3, page 367

    • Alleys; Claremont (Calif.)-Maps; Engineers; Johnson, Cassius C.; Land grants; Land grants-California; Land tenure; Maps; Public schools; Railroads; Real property; Real property-California; Scrapbook journaling; Seaver, Carlton; Street names
    • Collection of maps display parts of Claremont and its property additions by various individuals. Acreage and street names are also noted.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 3, page 401, loose material, Monrovia map

    • City maps; Engineers; Land grants; Land grants-California; Land tenure; Maps; Public schools; Real property; Real property-California; Sanatoriums; Scrapbook journaling; Street names
    • Map of Monrovia shows tracts of land that make up the city as well as street names, the city park, the Pottenger Sanatorium, and names of local schools. Schools include: Wild Rose Avenue School, Monrovia High School, and Orange Avenue School. Map...
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 130

    • Airplanes; Architecture, Domestic; Automobiles; Banks and banking; Bells; Brackett, Frank Parkhurst, b. 1865; Business enterprises; Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908; College teachers; Duvall, Oliver Harvey; Dwellings; Eastman Kodak Company; Electrical...
    • Articles recount tales by older members of Claremont community who were active in the founding and modernizing of the city. Focuses on college faculty, the general neighborhood, the first Claremont store, and establishment of the city's water...
    • Wheeler scrapbook 3, page 372, Tract no. 5706 map

    • Claremont (Calif.)-Maps; Engineers; Land grants; Land grants-California; Land tenure; Maps; Pipes and valves; Real property; Real property-California; Scrapbook journaling; Signatures (Writing); Street names
    • Map contains information on a tract of land adjacent to Indian Hill Boulevard. Locations of set pipes are indicated. Names of owners are written in pencil.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 133

    • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company; Bicycles; Business enterprises; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Commercial buildings; Foothill Boulevard (Claremont, Calif.); Johnson, Cassius C.; Johnson, James Dixon; Letters to the editor;...
    • Collection of photographs of various storefronts in Claremont. Also contains articles on and pictures of two shovels used in the construction of the Santa Fe railroad through Claremont. Lastly, includes a photograph and obituary of Emmons E....
    • Wheeler scrapbook 3, page 375

    • Blueprints; Claremont (Calif.)-Maps; Engineers; Facsimiles; Land grants; Land grants-California; Land tenure; Maps; Real property; Real property-California; Street names
    • Maps on page contain properties in Claremont. One map is a blueprint based on a survey. Other item is a map tracing.

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