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INVENTORY OF THE THORNE B. GRAY COLLECTION, 1887-1989, (BULK 1966-1982)
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Box 1, Box 2:1-3

Series 1.  Auburn-Folsom South Unit, 1974-1982.

Physical Description: 6 folders

Scope and Content Note

Contains U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Department of the Interior publications, remarks by Michael A. Catino, Regional Director Mid-Pacific Region, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, and a publication and clarifying order from the State Water Resources Control Board.
Box 2:4-8, Box 3, Box 4, Box 5:1-13

Series 2.  Central Valley Project, 1965-1987.

Physical Description: 35 folders

Scope and Content Note

Contains U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Department of the Interior correspondence, memoranda, newsletters, reports, and the State of California: The Resources Agency publications.
Box 5:14, Box 6, Box 7:1-7, Legal Size Box 38:1

Series 3.  South Delta, 1969-1982.

Physical Description: 20 folders

Scope and Content Note

Contains correspondence, memoranda, press releases, newsletters, clippings, reports, and publications from the Water and Power Resources Service and the South Delta Water Agency, the U.S. Army Engineer District, Sacramento, California, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the Western Area Power Administration, U.S. Department of Energy, the State of California: The Resources Agency, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Department of the Interior, and the State Water Resources Control Board.
 

Series 4.  New Melones Dam, 1887-1989.

Physical Description: 263 folders

Scope and Content Note

Divided into seventeen subseries: Reference Reports, Water Rights Decision 1422, Correspondence [additional correspondence included in other subseries], Early History, Environmental Impact, Archaeology, Clippings [additional clippings included in other subseries], Environmental Defense Fund, Proposition 17, Behr Bill, SB 1482, Water and Energy Needs, Friends of the River, Friends of New Melones, Filling the New Melones Reservoir, HR 4223, Wild and Scenic River Initiative, State Water Resources Control Board, and Proposition 13, Water Resources Initiative.
Box 7:8-9, Box 8, Box 9, Box 10, Box 11, Box 12, Box 13, Box 14, Box 15, Box 16:1-5

Subseries 4.1.  New Melones, Reference Reports, 1957-1987.

Physical Description: 65 folders

Scope and Content Note

Includes publications and reports plus enclosures from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Stanislaus County agencies, State Water Resources Control Board, Friends of the River, Department of the Army, The Resources Agency, U.S. Department of Energy, and the University of California, Davis.
Box 16:6-7

Subseries 4.2.  New Melones, Water Rights Decision 1422, 1971-1973.

Physical Description: 2 folders

Scope and Content Note

Includes the State Water Resources Control Board Proposed Decision, correspondence, notes, memoranda, press releases, bulletins, and clippings.
Box 16:8-9

Subseries 4.3.  New Melones, Correspondence, 1967, 1976-1977.

Physical Description: 2 folders

Scope and Content Note

Contains correspondence [not exclusively], press releases, reports, and clippings.
Box 17:1-2

Subseries 4.4.  New Melones, Early History, 1960-1972

Physical Description: 2 folders

Scope and Content Note

Includes fact sheets, correspondence, press releases, newsletters, proposals, and clippings.
Box 17:3-9, Box 18:1-6

Subseries 4.5.  New Melones, Environmental Impact, 1969-1981.

Physical Description: 12 folders

Scope and Content Note

Contains correspondence, memoranda, notes, statements, reports, studies, press releases, bulletins, and clippings.
Box 18:7-12, Box 19, Box 20:1-5

Subseries 4.6.  New Melones, Archaeology, 1962-1985.

Physical Description: 29 folders

Scope and Content Note

Contains reports, proposals, correspondence, notes, newsletters, pamphlets, contact sheet, annual reports, book price lists, and clippings.
Box 20:6-12, Box 21:1-4

Subseries 4.7.  New Melones, Clippings, 1962-1975.

Physical Description: 11 folders

Scope and Content Note

Contains clippings [not exclusively], correspondence, reports, agendas, newsletters, press releases, and a photographic print.
Legal Size Box 38:2-10, Legal Size Box 39:1-3

Subseries 4.8.  New Melones, Environmental Defense Fund, 1957-1976.

Physical Description: 12 folders

Scope and Content Note

Contains EDF lawsuit court documents, correspondence, notes, press releases, newsletters, reports, and clippings.
Box 21:5-18, Box 22, Box 23, Box 24, Box 25:1-2

Subseries 4.9.  New Melones, Proposition 17-Wild and Scenic Rivers Initiative, 1965-1976.

Physical Description: 42 folders

Scope and Content Note

Contains correspondence, notes, press releases, reports, voter pamphlets, newsletters, and clippings.
Box 25:3-9

Subseries 4.10.  New Melones, Behr Bill-SB 1482, 1974-1976.

Physical Description: 7 folders

Scope and Content Note

Contains correspondence, memoranda, notes, press releases, newsletters, a copy of the bill and amendments, analysis of bill, Stanislaus County resolution, statements, and testimonies, reports, and clippings.
Box 26:1-12

Subseries 4.11.  New Melones, Water and Energy Needs, 1961-1989.

Physical Description: 12 folders

Scope and Content Note

Contains correspondence, notes, press releases, newsletters, reports, maps, clippings, and a photographic print.
Box 26:13-16

Subseries 4.12.  New Melones, Friends of the River, 1974-1982.

Physical Description: 4 folders

Scope and Content Note

Contains correspondence, memoranda, press releases, a chronology, reports, a speech, clippings, and photographic prints.
Box 27:1-8

Subseries 4.13.  Friends of New Melones, 1974-1979.

Physical Description: 8 folders

Scope and Content Note

Contains correspondence, memoranda, notes, press releases, newsletters, reports, statements, chronology, and clippings.
Box 27:9-13, Box 28

Subseries 4.14.  Filling New Melones Reservoir, 1974-1982.

Physical Description: 19 folders

Scope and Content Note

Contains correspondence, memoranda, notes, press releases, notices, newsletters, information sheet, reports, testimonies, statements, a brief and response, pamphlets, publications, clippings, and business cards.
Box 29:1-6

Subseries 4.15. New Melones, HR 4223-Wild and Scenic Rivers Initiative, 1978-1981.

Physical Description: 6 folders

Scope and Content Note

Contains correspondence, notes, press releases, testimonies, reports, publications, and clippings.
Box 29:7-10, Box 30, Box 31:1-3, Legal Size Box 39:4-6, Legal Size Box 40:1-6

Subseries 4.16.  New Melones, State Water Resources Control Board, 1973-1989.

Physical Description: 27 folders

Scope and Content Note

Contains correspondence, notes, memoranda, press releases, reports, maps, contracts, publications, court documents, clippings, and a business card.
Box 31:4-7

Subseries 4.17.  New Melones, Proposition 13-Water Resources Initiative, 1952-1982.

Physical Description: 4 folders

Scope and Content Note

Contains correspondence, notes, press releases, newsletters, a copy of initiative, reports, maps, and clippings.
Box 31:8-24, Box 32:1

Series 5.  Modesto and Turlock Irrigation Districts, 1965-1978.

Physical Description: 18 folders

Scope and Content Note

Contains correspondence, annual, and other reports of the Modesto and Turlock Irrigation Districts.
Box 32:2-5

Series 6.  New Don Pedro Dam, 1964-1973.

Physical Description: 4 folders

Scope and Content Note

Contains correspondence, a memorandum, press releases, and reports pertaining to the New Don Pedro Project.
 

Series 7.  Hetch Hetchy Dam, 1887-1983.

Physical Description: 64 folders

Scope and Content Note

Divided into four subseries: Public Utilities Commission [PUC] Reports, Clavey-Wards Ferry Project, Tuolumne River, and the Raker Act.
Box 32:6-10, Box 33

Subseries 7.1.  PUC Reports, 1965-1981.

Physical Description: 14 folders

Scope and Content Note

Contains annual and other reports, correspondence, and maps.
Box 34:1-6

Subseries 7.2.  Clavey-Wards Ferry Project, 1969-1983.

Physical Description: 6 folders

Scope and Content Note

Contains reports, correspondence, newsletters, pamphlets, and maps.
Box 34:7-11, Box 35, Box 36, Box 37:1-2

Subseries 7.3.  Tuolumne River, 1939-1983.

Physical Description: 33 folders

Scope and Content Note

Contains correspondence, memoranda, notes, testimonies, press releases, reports, publications, pamphlets, court documents, maps, clippings, and business cards.
Box 37:3-11, Legal Size Box 40:7-8

Subseries 7.4.  Raker Act. 1887-1979.

Physical Description: 11 folders

Scope and Content Note

Contains a reporter's notebook, correspondence, memoranda, press releases, reports, meeting minutes, copy of the Raker Act, history and analysis of the Raker Act, court documents, and clippings.