Guide to the Dams, papers concerning design and construction, 1903-1956

Department of Special Collections
Green Library
Stanford University Libraries
Stanford, CA 94305-6004
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Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
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The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Dams, papers concerning design and construction, 1903-1956

Collection number: M0435

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Green Library
  • Stanford University Libraries
  • Stanford, CA 94305-6004
  • Phone: (650) 725-1022
  • Email: speccoll@sulmail.stanford.edu
  • URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
Processed by:
Sara Timby
Date Completed:
1985
© 1999 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Dams, papers concerning design and construction,
Date (inclusive): 1903-1956
Collection number: Special Collections M0435
Creator: Durand, William F. Atkinson, Lynn
Extent: 3 linear ft. (30 items)
Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

Provenance

Transfer from the Engineering Library stacks and historical collection, 1985. Various previous sources, including William F. Durand and Lynn Atkinson.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item] Dams, papers concerning design and construction, M0435, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Scope and Content

Summary: Design and construction reports on and photographs of several major United States dams, including: Boulder, Coolidge, Friant, Grand Coulee, and Hoover.

Container List

Box 1, Folder 1

Ambursen Dams, 1903-1913, Ambursen Hydraulic Construction Company).

 

Boulder Dam

Box 1, Folder 2

J. L. Savage

 

Colorado River Storage. Boulder Canyon Project. Memorandum to consulting board, 1929.

Box 1, Folder 3

J. L. Savage,

 

Present status of Boulder Canyon Designs, 1930.

Box 1, Folder 4

William F. Durand's papers concerning Boulder Dam, 1935.

Box 1, Folder 5

Babcock and Wilcox Company.

 

Drawings of Boulder Canyon Project, 1935.

Box 1, Folder 6

Charles P. Berkey

 

Report on seismic disturbances at Boulder Dam, 1939.

Box 1, Folder 7

George A. Pettitt

 

So Boulder Dam was Built, [1956?]

Box 2, Folder 1

Boulder Dam, photographs, Vol. 1, 1932-1934.

Box 2, Folder 2

Boulder Dam, photographs, Vol. 2, 1934-1935.

Box 2, Folder 3

Boulder Dam, photographs, Vol. 3, n.d.

Box 2, Folder 4

Boulder Dam, construction progress. Photographs, 1933.

 

Coolidge Dam

Box 3, Folder 1

Atkinson, Kier Bros., Spicer Co.

 

Construction of the Coolidge Dam, San Carlos, Arizona. 1927-28.

 

Friant Dam

Box 3, Folder 2

U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

 

Memorandum to Board of Consultants, Friant Dam, Friant, Calif. 1914.

 

Grand Coulee Dam

Box 3, Folder 3

Charles P. Berkey, et al.

 

Report on the Geological Investigations of the Grand Coulee Reservoir, 1940.

Box 3, Folder 4

R. L. Nichols

 

Memorandum on progress of water-table investigation around south damsite, 1941.

Box 3, Folder 5

R. L. Nichols

 

Progress report -- Investigations on Grand Coulee since last board report, 1941.

Box 3, Folder 6

U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

 

Concrete control report for consulting board, 1941.

Box 4, Folder 1

R. L. Nichols

 

Water tests on drill holes..., 1941.

Box 4, Folder 2

R. L. Nichols

 

Supplemental maps and cross sections, 1942.

 

Hoover Dam

Box 4, Folder 3

U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

 

Hoover Dam -- compilation of data..., 1930.

Box 4, Folder 4

U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

 

Supplement to above, 1931.

Box 4, Folder 5

Board of Consulting Engineers on concrete problems for Hoover Dam, 1931.

Box 4, Folder 6

Ransome, F. L.

 

Report on the geology of the Hoover Dam site and vicinity, 1931.

Box 5, Folder 1

Progress report to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation on the Hoover Dam concrete research, 1932.

Box 5, Folder 2-4

Babcock and Wilcox Company

 

Reports of tests of pipe and fittings for Hoover dam project, 1932.

Physical Description: (3 v.)
Box 5, Folder 5

Raymond E. Davis

 

Cement investigations for Hoover Dam, 1932.

Box 6, Folder 1

Raymond E. Davis

 

Cement investigations for Hoover Dam, 1933.

 

Pardee Dam

Box 6, Folder 2

Atkinson Construction Company

 

Construction of the Pardee Dam, 1927-1929.Photograph album.