Scope and Content
Title: Randolph Collier Papers,
Date (bulk): bulk 1945-1955
Collection number: COLLIER
Collier, Randolph, 1902-1983
Extent: 1 box
Water Resources Collections and Archives
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[Identification of item], Randolph Collier Papers, COLLIER, Water Resources Collections and Archives, University of California,
Central Valley Project (Calif.)
United States. Bureau of Reclamation
California. Dept. of Water Resources
California. State Water Resources Control Board
Water resources development -California, Northern
Water diversion --Klamath River (Calif. and Or.)
Water diversion --California --Trinity River
Iron Gate Dam (Calif.)
Irrigation --California --Sacramento Valley
Randolph Collier was born in Etna, California on July 26, 1902. He was a resident of
Siskiyou County his entire life, attending Yreka grammar and high schools, and the
University of California, Riverside. In 1925, he was appointed police court judge of the
City of Yreka, serving in that capacity until his election to the California State Senate
in 1938. He was re-elected in 1942, 1946, 1950, and 1954. He served as Chairman of the
Senate Transportation Committee and co-authored the Collier-Burns Highway Act of 1947. He
also served as Chairman of the Senate Interim Committee on Highways, Streets and Bridges.
Senator Collier died on August 2, 1983.
Scope and Content
Correspondence, reports, legislation, and memoranda, concerning the diversion of water
from the Klamath and Trinity Rivers into the Sacramento Valley, California.