New Discoveries!

This week, I came across two library cards from the Honnold-Mudd Library dated back to 1967! Considering the technological developments that have taken place around us, it was fascinating to see an old library card, where the borrower had to mention everything on paper, every time they borrowed a book. Looking closely, one could see the mention of the Claremont Colleges from which the borrower had to choose. Being a Claremont Graduate University (CGU) student, it was interesting to learn that CGU used to be named as the Claremont Graduate School (as mentioned in the card).

Coming back to the digitization project, this week I worked on materials by Willis S. Jones that focused solely on building of pipelines and pumping plants. Going through the materials, I was able to understand that the process consisted of preparing examination reports of the regions, drawing sketch maps of the plants and pipelines, checking reports from the Los Angeles County Flood Control District and preparing reports of rainfall and discharge measurements along with the required mathematical calculations.

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