Department of Transportation Records Guide
Record Series Descriptions
Survey Bench Mark Records
Bench Mark Files: Corres. with Computations, 1933-1943, 1.35 cu.ft.
Records document the establishment and maintenance of bench marks in Oregon. Correspondence shows the coordination of efforts between the Oregon Highway Department, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, and other entities to accomplish the work. Records also include reports and circulars.
Corres. with Charts-Compilation of Standard Elevations, 1939-1958, .05 cu.ft.
Records document general efforts to maintain bench marks in Oregon. Included is an annotated copy of the publication "Standard Elevations for Oregon" by Lewis A. McArthur from 1939.