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Oregon State Planning Board Records Guide

Record Series Descriptions

Power Records

1878-1938
Box 9
.5 cubic foot
Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject

Series documents the research and recommendations of the Oregon State Planning Board regarding power generation, distribution, and usage. Records include surveys, legislation, correspondence, telegrams, maps, tables, graphs, news releases, lists, minutes, and reports.

Topics include Bonneville power generation, transmission, uses, marketing, existing and undeveloped sources of power, the California and Oregon Power Company, rural electrification, and the Tennessee Valley Authority. Most of the records refer to the years of 1934 to 1938. Some background and comparative research information spans the period of 1878 to 1934.

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Red Dot Separated Maps, Tables, Graphs, and Chart:

Series title:

Power Records

Folder title:

Bonneville Power Marketing Studies

Removed from:

Box/folder: 9/13

Transferred to:

Map Drawer 48

Record type:

Table

# of records:

1

Description:

Cost of electricity to various Oregon cities.

 

Series title:

Power Records

Folder title:

Bonneville Wholesale Costs Records

Removed from:

Box/folder: 9/16

Transferred to:

Map Drawer 48

Record type:

Maps, tables, graph

# of records:

4

Description:

1 map of Oregon transmission lines.

2 tables of transmission costs to various areas.

1 graph showing power rate curve.

 

Series title:

Power Records

Folder title:

Existing and Undeveloped Power Sources Records

Removed from:

Box/folder: 9/19

Transferred to:

Map Drawer 48

Record type:

Table

# of records:

1

Description:

Existing power generating plants.

 

Series title:

Power Records

Folder title:

Existing and Undeveloped Power Sources Records

Removed from:

Box/folder: 9/19

Transferred to:

Map Drawer 48

Record type:

Tables, graphs, maps

# of records:

108

Description:

Various power generation and usage topics.

 

Series title:

Power Records

Folder title:

Power Committee Correspondence, 1924-1935

Removed from:

Box/folder: 9/22

Transferred to:

Map Drawer 48

Record type:

Chart

# of records:

1

Description:

Research organization flow chart.

 

Series title:

Power Records

Folder title:

Power Committee Correspondence, 1924-1935

Removed from:

Box/folder: 9/22

Transferred to:

Map Drawer 48

Record type:

Table and graph

# of records:

2

Description:

People in reach of electrical service.

 

Series title:

Power Records

Folder title:

Power Committee Correspondence, 1936

Removed from:

Box/folder: 9/21

Transferred to:

Map Drawer 48

Record type:

Maps

# of records:

2

Description:

Utility companies and districts.

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