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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 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 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 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 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 2, page 309

    • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company; Bichowsky, Emmo C.; Billheimer, John S.; Business enterprises; Camps; Canyons; Citrus fruit industry; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Electric railroads-Rails; Engineers; Gates, George Augustus;...
    • Entitled "coming of the Pacific Electric," collection of articles present the various aspects that went into the construction of a Pacific Railway line through Southern California. Includes responses by cities affected and the business deals formed...
    • 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.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 101

    • Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Founding; Frontier and pioneer life; Garner, Herman H.; Gold; Horse-drawn vehicles; Land settlement; Landscape and garden; Letters; Martin, William T.; Mexicans; Mormons; Parties; Photographs; Portraits, Group;...
    • Captioned "Early history of Claremont by H. A. Palmer," page includes a collection of articles and short pieces on the history of El Alisal and Claremont's development.
    • 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 3, page 420, loose materials

    • Abernethy, Martin; Advertising; American Legion of California; Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company; Athletic fields; Banks and banking; Belcher, Harry T.; Betterments; Boards of trade; Bonds; Brooks, Raymond C.; Business enterprises;...
    • Materials laid on top of, but not affixed to, page 420 consist of four Claremont maps. First map, created by Frank Wheeler, has two sides and gives a detailed description of Claremont and its qualities on back. Last map shows Claremont in 1897.
    • 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 309-2

    • Bichowsky, Emmo C.; Billheimer, John S.; Business enterprises; Citrus fruit industry; College presidents; Dole, James Albert; Duvall, Oliver Harvey; Electric railroads-Rails; Engineers; Gates, George Augustus; Hart, Elmer W.; Huntington, Henry...
    • Page contains Frank Wheeler's personal retelling of the Pacific Electric Railway's development in Southern California and photographs of notable men, including railroad magnate Henry Edwards Huntington.
    • 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 379

    • Claremont (Calif.)-Maps; Engineers; Land grants; Land grants-California; Land tenure; Maps; Pipes and valves; Real property; Real property-California; Signatures (Writing); Street names; Surveyors; Title Insurance and Trust Company (1893-1968)
    • North Claremont maps show properties and street names along with information as to sources for maps.
    • 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 422, Paved state and county highways in Orange County, California

    • Anaheim Union Water Company; Engineers; Highway departments; Land grants; Land grants-California; Maps; Missions; Mountains; Orange County (Calif.)--Maps; Pacific Electric Railway Company; Ranches; Real property; Real property-California; Road...
    • Map shows highway system, including paved roads, in Orange County. Map includes cities, land tracts, natural landmarks, and surrounding counties. Bottom of map shows soil, oil, and natural gas production in a five year span. Includes map scale and...
    • 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 378

    • Blueprints; Claremont (Calif.)-Maps; Engineers; Land grants; Land grants-California; Land tenure; Maps; Real property; Real property-California; Signatures (Writing); Street names; Surveyors
    • Page contains map and blueprint of the Kluegel property. Frank Wheeler makes corrections to the blueprint.

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