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Water Resources Department Records Guide

Record Series Descriptions

Water Resources Committee Records

1951-1955

Location:
Boxes 83-84

Quantity:
1.25 total cubic feet
17 maps (.1 cubic foot)
29 photographs (.2 cubic foot)

Arrangement: Alphabetical by topic

Series documents the activities and duties of the Water Resources Committee that was created in 1953 to make a comprehensive study of Oregon water resources. Series includes agendas, minutes, and correspondence dealing with regional meetings and committee meetings. Topics covered include water use, stream flow, pollution, and wildlife.


 

Red Dot Separated Photographs:

Title:

Water Resources Committee Records

Removed from:

Box 83 / Folder 39

Transferred to:

Photograph Box 1 / Folder 17

Record type:

9 photographs

Medium:

black and white photoprints

Dimensions:

3 x 4.5"

Description:

Regional Meetings, Coos Bay, 1954.

Views of Alton McCue Farm.
(photographs accompany hearing testimony #4)

 

Title:

Water Resources Committee Records

Removed from:

Box 83 / Folder 43

Transferred to:

Photograph Box 1 / Folder 18

Record type:

20 photographs

Medium:

black and white photoprints

Dimensions:

8 x 10"

Description:

Regional Meetings, Ontario, 1954.

Views of lake (reservoir) and bank. Owyhee Dam, Spring Creek, Cabin Creek, Leslie Gulch, Dry Creek, Rattlesnake Ridge, The Elbo, Three Fingers, The Honeycombs.


Red Dot Separated Maps and Charts:

SERIES TITLE: Water Resources Committee Records

RECORDS REMOVED FROM: Box 83 / Folder 40

RECORDS TRANSFERRED TO: Map Drawer 10

TYPE OF RECORDS: 1 Chart

MEDIUM: Blueprint

DESCRIPTION:
Regional Meetings, Hillsboro, 1954:

Wolf Creek Highway Water District: Chart of Growth, 1954. Chart accompanying letter dated 17 March 1954, #5. Chart shows daily water use, tax rates, etc.

 

SERIES TITLE: Water Resources Committee Records

RECORDS REMOVED FROM: Box 83 / Folder 48

RECORDS TRANSFERRED TO: Map Box 3

TYPE OF RECORDS: 1 Map

MEDIUM: Color print with color added

DIMENSIONS: 16" x 21"

SCALE: 1" = 2 miles

DESCRIPTION:
Regional Meetings, Tillamook, 1954 (#5):

Map of Waldport Ranger District, Siuslaw National Forest, 1952. Shows Alsea Drainage Basin.

 

SERIES TITLE: Water Resources Committee Records

RECORDS REMOVED FROM: Box 84 / Folder 18

RECORDS TRANSFERRED TO: Map Box 3

TYPE OF RECORDS: 15 Plates and Charts

DESCRIPTION:
1. Federal Reserved Lands, 1956 (map of Oregon).

2. Coast Stations, Chinook Salmon Eggs Taken, 1918-1945.

3. Columbia River Stations, Chinook Salmon Eggs Taken, 1918-1945.

4. Willamette River Stations, Chinook Salmon Eggs Taken, 1918-1945.

5. Frequency of Floods, 1861-1945, Springfield, Oregon.

6. Willamette River at Albany, Minimum Flow, 1893-1945.

7. Growing Season in Oregon (map of Oregon).

8. Annual Precipitation in Oregon (map of Oregon).

9. Annual Snowfall in Oregon (map of Oregon).

10. Sports Fishing and Hunting License Sales to Individuals, 1915-1953.

11. Water Consumption in Selected Cities, 1952-1953.

12. Cumulative Record of Applications, Permits, and Certificates for the Appropriation of Public Waters, 1909-1954.

13. Normal Precipitation by Months, Selected Oregon Stations.

14. Annual Precipitation, Selected Oregon Stations.

15. Oregon Population Growth with Curve, 1850-1950, With Preliminary Projections to 1975.

 

Note: Photographs separated from this series are described in the "Separated Photographs Descriptions" section of this guide.

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