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    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 113

    • Architecture, Domestic; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Irrigation; Jencks, George; Landscape and garden; Obituaries; Photographs; Pierce, Himon N.; Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.). Holmes Hall; Portraits; Printed ephemera; Receipts...
    • An obituary on Himon N. Pierce as well as a photograph and newspaper clipping on his work with the Pomona Land and Water Company and Loop-Meserve Water Company. Includes his tax receipts and photographs of various Claremont residences.
    • 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 333

    • Carrion, Saturino; Citrus fruit industry; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Corporate treasurers; Dams; Electric railroads-Rails; Engineers; Executives; Foreign workers, Chinese; Forest rangers; Fruit growers; Geological Survey (U.S.); Hart,...
    • Page chronicles plans by the San Jose Mutual Irrigation Company to irrigate the San Gabriel Valley. Clippings detail the history of the project, construction plans, responses by affected cities, and the project's conclusion. Also contains the...
    • 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 340, Pomona realty board holds successful banquet

    • Alvarado, Juan Bautista, 1809-1882; Bible. O.T.; Camp, John Bradford; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Founding; Frontier and pioneer life; Fryer, James M.; Garthside, Joseph Relton; Land grants-California; Native Americans; Palomares, Ignacio;...
    • Clipping transcribes Frank Wheeler's speech given at the Pomona realty banquet. His speech details the history of the Pomona Valley from early Spanish and Mexican ranchers to when he began his work in real estate.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 3, page 341, corrected map

    • Land grants-California; Maps; Real property-California; Scrapbook journaling
    • Map of La Verne and Lordsburg shows numbered tracts of land by street. Written on map are the names Keiser, Yorba, and Vejar. These names may denote historic land ownership as each represents pioneer ranchers in Southern California. Top right hand...
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 125

    • Census; Citrus fruit industry; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Fire stations; Municipal bonds; Municipal incorporation; Pamphlets; Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.); Public officers; Ranchers; Roads Design and construction; School buildings;...
    • Titled "Private opinions publicly expressed at election time," articles present an array of viewpoints concerning Claremont's upcoming bond election and possible incorporation as a city.
    • 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 329b

    • African Americans; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Dorsey, Hilliard P.; Dorsey, Kewen Hilliard; Drew, Thomas Stevenson; Freemasons; Hellman, Herman W.; Hellman, Irving H.; Hellman, Marco; Founding; Freemasons; Frontier and pioneer life;...
    • Two articles give information on citizens of early Southern California. Includes an obituary of Kewen Hilliard Dorsey and a group photograph of the Rubottom home with family and visitors.
    • 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 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 1, page 13b

    • Pamphlets; Programs; Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.); College buildings; Libraries; Municipal incorporation
    • Material related to Claremont's incorporation and events held at Pomona College. A photograph of the college library is also included.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 326

    • Arbuthnot, Daniel G.; Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company; Bartlett, William Henry; Citrus fruit industry; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Crop rotation; Doyle, Patrick W.; Fertilizers; Fires; Fritz, William O.; Fumigation; Hotels;...
    • Page contains an article of citrus grove growing practices of Claremont and nearby districts. Also contains photographs of Pomona in the late nineteenth century.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 300

    • Alcoholic beverages; Atchison, Topeka, and Santa fe Railroad Company; Business enterprises; California; Canyons; Census; Clerks; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); College publications; Cree, Ira J.; Diamond mines and mining; Duvall, Oliver...
    • A various collection of newspaper articles and records on land valuations, average rainfall, and historical happenings in Claremont. Its records include neighboring city records in order for comparison. Also contains an article on California...
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 331

    • Agriculture; Alvarado, Juan Bautista, 1809-1882; Animals, Fossil; Antiquities; Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company; Banks and banking; Baptists; Barnes, E.; Bible. O.T.; Bixby, L. H.; Boards of trade; Church buildings; Church of the...
    • Page contains articles on activities in La Verne, particularly its union with the city of Lordsburg and a fight between citrus growers and the California Citrus Union. Also contains articles on various archeological finds in Claremont and Lordsburg
    • Wheeler scrapbook 3, page 337, loose materials

    • Afflerbaugh, Clinton B.; Agriculture; Arbuthnot, Daniel G.; Architecture--Conservation and restoration; Architecture, Domestic; Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company; Bank of America; Bertonneau, Arnold J.; Birthday parties; Boards of...
    • Materials laid on top of, but not affixed to, page 337 consist of predominantly maps of areas in Claremont, La Verne, San Dimas, and Pomona. Also includes correspondences between Frank Wheeler and various individuals.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 301

    • Adams, Frank E.; Artesian wells; Bartlett, William Henry; Bowler, William Wilson; Camp, John Bradford; Citrus fruit industry; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Crawford, Henry M.; Currier, Alvan Tyler; Elliot, Joseph; Engineers; Fruit growers;...
    • A meticulous article on wells in Southern California, the clipping lists owners, placement, and amount of water produced from specific wells in various neighboring cities in the general Pomona Valley area. Article lists several notable citrus...
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 321

    • Businessmen-Taxation; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Debts, Public; Geological Survey (U.S.); Tax evasion; Politicians; Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.); Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.). Holmes Hall; Ranchers; Real property and taxation;...
    • Collection of articles describes Los Angeles County's real estate value increase and provides comparative values from other counties in the state of California. First article, however, reports property tax evasion by large businessmen and...
    • 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 132

    • Advertising; Amherst College; Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company; Bachelor of arts degree; Bachelor of liberal studies; Banks and Banking; Bowdoin College; Business enterprises; Cafes; Church buildings; Climate; Cogswell, Franklin;...
    • Page contains an extensively detailed booklet on Claremont and Pomona College as well as pictures of important Claremont landmarks and photographs of Horace A. Powell.

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