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  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
  • Provenance/Source of Acquisition
  • Preferred Citation
  • UCLA Catalog Record ID
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
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  • Title: Harry French Blaney papers
    Collection number: 1682
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 31.0 linear feet (52 boxes, 5 cartons, and 4 oversize boxes)
    Date: 1919-1970
    Abstract: Harry French Blaney (1892-1976) worked for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (1917-62), was a research associate in the Department of Irrigation Research and Soil Science at UCLA (1962-65), and served in the Department of Engineering and Water Resource Center (1965-73). He was also the author of many publications on consumptive use of water, irrigation, evaporation, and water supply. The collection consists of materials documenting Blaneys career as an irrigation engineer and researcher.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. All requests to access special collections materials must be made in advance through our electronic paging system using the request button located on this page.
    Selected digitized images from this collection.
    Creator: Blaney, Harry French, 1892-1976

    Conditions Governing Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. All requests to access special collections materials must be made in advance through our electronic paging system using the request button located on this page.

    Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Water Resources Center Archives, UCLA, transfer, 1991.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Harry French Blaney Papers (Collection 1682). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 709384 

    Biography

    Blaney was born in Los Angeles, California, July 19, 1892; BS, civil engineering, UC Berkeley, 1915; spent most of career working for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), 1917-62; research associate, Department of Irrigation Research and Soil Science, UCLA, 1962-65; served in Department of Engineering and Water Resource Center, 1965-73; author of many publications on consumptive use of water, irrigation, evaporation, and water supply; died in 1976.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of materials documenting Blaneys career as an irrigation engineer and researcher. Includes reports, writings, research notes, photographs, and correspondence related to moisture loss, waste water, irrigation, soil, and evapotranspiration. Also includes correspondence and proceedings of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

    Related Material

    Harry F. Blaney: water conservation engineer [oral history transcript] / Harry French Blaney, interviewee.   UCLA Oral History Department interview, 1963. Available at UCLA Library Special Collections.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    American Society of Civil Engineers..
    Blaney, Harry French, 1892-1976--Archives.
    University of California, Los Angeles--Faculty. -- Archives
    Irrigation engineers--California--Archives.
    Water-supply engineering--Research.