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Oregon State Planning Board Records Guide

Record Series Descriptions

Red DotRed Dot Water Resources Records

1878-1938
Boxes 18-19
2 cubic feet
Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject or function

Series documents the research and recommendations of the Oregon State Planning Board concerning the conservation and development of water resources. Records include correspondence, surveys, inventories, fists, reports, negatives, and black and white photographs. Records also include maps, most of which document the various drainage basins in Oregon.

Topics include erosion, power generation, flood control, port improvement, federal construction and repair projects, irrigation, groundwater, stockwater, hydrological data collection, timber harvesting and mining in relation to water resources, municipal water supplies, and developed and undeveloped storage reservoirs. Most of the records refer to the period from 1934 to 1938, however, some of the comparative research information dates to 1878.

Folder titles and dates
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Red Dot Separated Maps:

Series title:

Water Resources Records

Folder title:

Groundwater Investigation Records

Removed from:

Box/folder: 18/11

Transferred to:

Map Drawer 49

Record type:

Maps

# of records:

4

Description:

2 maps showing groundwater investigations.

1 map showing observation wells.

1 map showing Pacific Northwest groundwater resources.

 

Series title:

Water Resources Records

Folder title:

John Day River Basin Records

Removed from:

Box/folder: 18/20

Transferred to:

Map Drawer 49

Record type:

Maps

# of records:

2

Description:

1 map of Granmore Reservoir, 1"=1000'.

1 map of Spears Dam, 1"=500'.

 

Series title:

Water Resources Records

Folder title:

NRC Water Study Instructions

Removed from:

Box/folder: 18/27

Transferred to:

Map Drawer 49

Record type:

Map

# of records:

1

Description:

Index map of drainage basins.

 

Series title:

Water Resources Records

Folder title:

Pacific Northwest Water Resources Report Correspondence

Removed from:

Box/folder: 18/29

Transferred to:

Map Drawer 49

Record type:

Map

# of records:

1

Description:

Pacific Northwest drainage basins map.

 

Series title:

Water Resources Records

Folder title:

Stockwater Correspondence

Removed from:

Box/folder: 19/5

Transferred to:

Map Drawer 49

Record type:

Maps

# of records:

5

Description:

Blueline print maps for 1937 NRC drainage basin study.

 

Series title:

Water Resources Records

Folder title:

Water Resources Correspondence

Removed from:

Box/folder: 19/12

Transferred to:

Map Drawer 49

Record type:

Map

# of records:

1

Description:

Location of proposed programs.

 

Series title:

Water Resources Records

Folder title:

Water Resources Correspondence

Removed from:

Box/folder: 19/12

Transferred to:

Map Drawer 49

Record type:

Maps

# of records:

6

Description:

Maps numbered H164, H165, H166, H174, H180, H181.


Red Dot Separated Photographs and Negatives:

Series title:

Water Resources Records

Folder title:

Stockwater Correspondence

Removed from:

Box/folder: 19/5

Transferred to:

Oregon State Planning Board Photograph Box

Record type:

Photographs and negatives

# of records:

14

Description:

Photographs used to promote good stockwatering practices.

6 photographs and 5 negatives show dry lake beds and other eastern Oregon scenes.

3 annotated postcards show the location of springs.


Red Dot Separated Tables:

Series title:

Water Resources Records

Folder title:

Developed Storage Reservoir Records

Removed from:

Box/folder: 18/5

Transferred to:

Map Drawer 49

Record type:

Tables

# of records:

2

Description:

"Streams of the Basin." Includes several Oregon basins.

 

Series title:

Water Resources Records

Folder title:

Drainage District Records

Removed from:

Box/folder: 18/7

Transferred to:

Map Drawer 49

Record type:

Tables

# of records:

6

Description:

2 Oregon drainage district tables.

4 Oregon diking district tables, handwritten.

 

Series title:

Water Resources Records

Folder title:

Flood Control Records

Removed from:

Box/folder: 18/9

Transferred to:

Map Drawer 49

Record type:

Table

# of records:

1

Description:

WPA flood control applications.

 

Series title:

Water Resources Records

Folder title:

Inventory of Water Public Works

Removed from:

Box/folder: 18/16

Transferred to:

Map Drawer 49

Record type:

Tables

# of records:

44

Description:

County drainage basin study data.


Red Dot Separated Graphs:

Series title:

Water Resources Records

Folder title:

Irrigation Projects, 1935-1936

Removed from:

Box/folder: 18/19

Transferred to:

Map Drawer 49

Record type:

Graphs

# of records:

4

Description:

Precipitation in Oregon cities.

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