Inventory of the Martin H. Blote Papers, 1930-1971
Inventory of the Martin H. Blote Papers, 1930-1971
Collection number: BLOTE-1Water Resources Collections and Archives
University of California, Riverside
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- Date Completed:
- March 1998
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- Gabriela A. Montoya
U.S. Bureau of Reclamation-General
Speeches, maps, land ownership, Sacramento River, Shasta Reservoir
US Bureau of Reclamation Communications
-Radio communication materials
Evaporation notebook [1931-195-]
-sprinkler, water requirements, water users
Water requirements discussion, Sacramento, California : April 22, 23, 1948. Sacramento, Calif.: U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Region 2, 1948. 28 p.
Roster of water users. Sacramento, Calif.: U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Region 2, 1959. 104 p.
Estimated costs of water under state plan of immediate initial development for upper San Joaquin Valley, 1932.
-costs, subsidies, amortization tables, financing and repayment
Operations & Maintenance
Investigation of administration of the Bureau of Reclamation : hearing held before the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, October 14, 1949. Washington, D.C.: Ward & Paul, official reporters, 1949.
Central Valley Project-General
Operation studies of Shasta Lake and other Central Valley Project power plants
Final report on research regarding the origin of the Bureau's interest in the CVP:memo 1946
Central Valley Project operations
-correspondence, memos, etc.
Central Valley : a pictorial review. San Francisco, Calif.: Electrical West, 1944, 7 p.
Central Valley issue. In Reclamation era (Washington, D.C.). Vol. 37:8 (Aug. 1951)
Historical highlights of the Central Valley Project
Operating plan of the Central Valley Project, 1952
Hanson, A.J., and J.J. O'Brien. Integrated operational analysis for Shasta-Folson Reservoirs under present conditions of development for the Central Valley Project, 1952
Central Valley Project operations & maintenance costs
Dominy, Floyd E. The Central Valley Project at work, 1960
Irrigation requirement data for Central Valley Project crops
-maps, mileage, safety (drownings), capacity testing
Blote, Martin H. Central Valley Project canal locations. Sacramento, Calif.: U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Region 2, 1958.
-Minority report of Central Valley Project power
-Streamlined power operations
Power control operation
Statement by Floyd E. Dominy
-costs/rates, cost allocation, miscellaneous (newsclippings)
American River - general
Contra Costa Canal - general
Delta Cross Channel
Morrison, A.E. A memorandum report bearing on the capacity and timing of construction of the Delta Cross-Channel. Sacramento, Calif.: U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Central Valley Project, Delta District, 1947. 23 p.
Delta-Mendota Canal - general
-operations & maintenance
-map - water users
Boron Delta Pumping Plant
Photographs of the Delta pumping plant, 1951. 6 photographs.
Eastside Division water requirements
Folsom Reservoir & Dam
Folsom Dam dedication, May 5, 1956. 7 p.
Recreation map (Folsom Lake)
Friant-Kern Canal costs
Sacramento Valley water users
Hansen, A.J. Operational analysis, Sacramento River : Keswick to Verona, California. Sacramento, Calif.: U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Region 2, 1952.
Questions and answers about the proposedTehama-Colusa Canal. Sacramento, Calif.: U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Region 2, 1962. 8 p.
Sacramento River water use
Corning Canal Pumping Plant
Hill, L.K. Estimated water requirement of lands adjacent to the San Joaquin River from Friant to Gravelly Ford for present and ultimate conditions. Sacramento, Calif.: U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Region 2, 1952. 22 p.
San Luis Unit - general
Description manual for San Luis Pumping/Generating Plant. Sacramento, Calif.: Dept. of Water Resources, 1967.
-maps & drawings
Shasta Reservoir releases
Keswick Dam & Powerplant
Keswick Dam - general
Keswick Dam - miscellaneous
Sly Park Unit (American River)
Tracy Pumping Plant
Trinity River Division - general
State acquisition of Cenral Valley Project
Mud Mountain Dam. Seattle: U.S. Army Engineers, Seattle District, 1939. 4 p.
Dams under California state supervision
Sacramento River flood control project
-correspondence, reprints, newsclippings, maps, etc.
Reber Plan - hearings by Senators Sheridan Downey & Robert S. Kerr, March 1, 1950
Miscellaneous speeches on California water development
Carr, James K. A speech ... before the California Municipal Utilities Association Convention, Feb. 26, 1960. 15 p.
Haley, John M. Programs of the Northern Branch, State Department of Water Resources, 1962. 4 p.
Head, Ivan P. Statement ... before the Regional Water Conference, Sacramento Valley Concil, California State Chamber of Commerce, Chico, Feb. 2, 1962. 10 p.
McCullough, Charles A. California water program in the San Francisco Bay Area, 1962. 3 p.
Warne, William E. Cooperation in water development, 1962. 13 p.
Werner, Carl A. Measuring flow in the Delta, 1962. 13 p.
Stetson, Carl L. Statement on San Joaquin Valley drainage investigations, 1962. 9 p.
Delta-Buena Vista operating plan
Department of Water Resources Division of Operations
The north coast role : California's water development. Sacramento, Calif.: U.S. Bureau of Reclamation?, 1964.
Statewide Water Conference (1964:Eureka, Calif.)
Operations & Maintenance manual
Equipment - Maintenance - Mechanical
Beebe, John C. Report on investigations for controlling the flow of mud and debris from the southeast slope of Mt. Shasta. San Francisco, Calif.: U.S. Forest Service, 1933. 25 p.
Blote, Martin H. Report on survey of methods for control of mud flow from Mud Creek in Siskiyou County, California. Sacramento, Calif.: Dept. of Public Works, 1933. 27 p.
Blote, Martin H. Photographs of Mud Creek Project, Mt. Shasta, [193-?]. 61 photographs.
Pipe flow metering
Radio reporting precipitation gages. Sacramento, Calif.: U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Central Valley Project, 1955.
Radio reporting rain gauge tone pulse coding device, 1949-1959.
Hoisveen, Milo W. Report on preliminary engineering estimate of the Clikapudi Project, Redding, California. Sacramento, Calif.: U.S. Soil Conservation Service, Water Conservation & Utilization, Region 7, 1945. 12 p.
Sacramento River Ship Canal
-maps & photographs
Blote, Martin H. South San Joaquin Irrigation District return water, segregated to Stanislaus and San Joaquin Rivers, 1930. 6 p.
Lake Curry/Curry Dam
Multi-purposes of reservoirs/CVP facilities
Miscellaneous - groundwater
Wilcox, L. V. Salt-balance conditions of Reclamation District no. 1500 in Sutter Basin for the year ending December 31, 1946. Riverside, Calif.: Rubidoux Laboratory, 1947. 21 p.
Wilcox, L. V. Salt-balance conditions of Reclamation District no. 1500 in Sutter Basin for the year ending December 31, 1947. Riverside, Calif.: Rubidoux Laboratory, 1948. 15 p.
Miscellaneous agricultural costs
Speech notes and information (miscellaneous)
Sonic weed control
On the problems of preparing hydrological forecasts for unexplored rivers, USSR. New York: U.S. Joint Publications Research Services, 1959. 3 p.
A report on USSR electric power developments, 1958-1959. 2nd ed. New York: Edison Electric Institute, 1960. 81 p.
Recent electric power developments in the U.S.S.R. : report of the United States delegation tour to Soviet Russia, August 28-September 9, 1962 ... Washington, D.C.: Reprinted by the U.S. Dept. of the Interior, 1962., 63 p.
Lovell, Leonard A. Bratsk Dam and Hydroelectric Project, Siberia, U.S.S.R. In USCOLD newsletter. No. 10 (Jan. 1963)
Bratsk Hydro-electric Station. Moscow: Ministry of Power and Electrification of the USSR, 1966. 23 p.
Caire, Daniel. The Russian railways and the 25,000 V 50 cycle single-phase CC type locomotives ... 1957.
Sacramento Municipal Utility District
Butte Lodge Outing Club
Blote, Martin H. Southern California Edison Company water management and runoff review, 1969.
Water quality - miscellaneous
Water treatment - miscellaneous
California Department of Water Resources
State Water Project (general) - miscellaneous speeches
Golze, Alfred R. The California State Water Project : its plan and present status, 1962. 25 p.
Warne, William E. Water quality and the State Water Project, 1962. 12 p.
Price, Reginald C. Agricultural water and power in the State Water Project, 1963. 8 p.
Golze, Alfred R. Turnouts from the State Water Project, 1966. 12 p.
Procedures and criteria relating to turnouts. Sacramento, Calif.: Dept. of Water Resources, Division of Operations, 1964-1967.
-operations & maintenance reports
-location maps, etc.
-South Bay Aqueduct
Blote, Martin H. Photographs of the South Bay Aqueduct, California, [196-?]. 18 photographs.
-South San Joaquin Division
-Southern District (Tehachapi & Mojave Divisions)
-North San Joaquin Division
San Joaquin Drain
-correspondence, reports from Meetings of the Tehachapi Crossing Board
Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta
Contra Costa County's water requirements : a report to the citizens from the Board of Supervisors. Martinez, Calif.: The Board, 1959. 11 p.
Werner, Carl A. The Delta Branch, 1962. 6 p.
Golze, Alfred R. Resume of Delta studies and legislation, 1962. 6 p.
Golze, Alfred R. Conclusions, recommendations and resume of current studies, 1962. 4 p.
Price, Reginald C. Coordination in Delta studies, 1962. 4 p.
Price, Reginald C. Delta water facilities, 1962. 3 p.
Owen, Langdon W. Hydrology of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. Sacramento, Calif.: Dept. of Water Resources, 1962
Barriers and drainage
Stamm, Gilbert G. Resolving the unique problems of the Delta, 1966. 13 p.
Statement for Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board
Delta agriculture (miscellaneous)
Waldie, Jerome R. The rape of northern waters, 1969. 16 p.
General (DWR News 5/70)
Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, 1944 : model tests of salinity. Denver, Colo.: U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, 1944.
Sacramento River salinity
Delta Cross Channel salinity
San Francisco Bay salinity barrier investigation
San Joaquin River salinity at Antioch
The effect of the Delta salinity problem upon Solano County, 1959. 25 p.
Salinity conditions in 1959
Hebert, D.J. Experience in controlling salinity intrusion into a tidal estuary : protecting water quality of Central Valley Project diversions from Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta in California, 1960. 30 p.
Salinity repulsion flows of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta : a compilation of the sources of the various salinity outflow requirements historically proposed / [compiled by H.E. Wittig]. Sacramento, Calif.: U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Region 2, 1964.
Cox, Gerald C., and Stephen A. Macola. Predicting salinity in an estuary. Dallas, Tex.: American Society of Civil Engineers, 1967 (Conference preprint ; 433). 20 p.
Blote, Martin H. Past and present salinity levels in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and possible loss of water rights by adverse use, 1969. 37 p.
U.S. Bureau of Reclamation exhibits
Dept. of Water Resources exhibits
Dept. of Fish and Game exhibits
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California exhibits
US Steel Corporation
Delta Water Agency
Delta Water Rights Decision 1379 (including newsclippings, etc.)
Miscellaneous U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Projects
Santa Monica Project
Ventura River Project
California - general/miscellaneous
Butte Basin, 1920-1965
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
U.S. Bureau of Reclamation - general/miscellaneous
U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Water Rights Program
Program for acquisition & preservation of water rights of the United States. Sacramento, Calif.: U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Region 2, 1949.
First supplement to the program for acquisition & preservation of water rights of the United States. Sacramento, Calif.: U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Region 2, 1951.
Water rights application status. Sacramento, Calif.: U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Region 2, 1969.
Central Valley Project Act of 1933. Chapter 1042, statutes of 1933 (as amended to January 1, 1940). Sacramento, Calif.: State Print. Off., 1940. 20 p.
Central Valley Project summary statement
Blote, Martin H. Acreage limitations law: reports, 1944-1954.
Taylor, Paul S. The excess land law: execution of a public policy. [New Haven, Conn.: Yale Law Journal], 1955.
Taylor, Paul S. Excess land law on the Kern? [California Law Review], 1958.
Taylor, Paul S. The excess land law: pressure vs. principal. [California Law Review], 1959.
Taylor, Paul S. Excess land law: Secretary's decision? : a study in administration of Federal-state relations. [Los Angeles, Calif.: UCLA Law Review], 1962. 43 p.
Taylor, Paul S. Excess land law: calculated circumvention. Berkeley, Calif.: Institute of Business and Economic Research, University of California, 1965.
Etcheverry, Bernard A., et al. Appraisal of Miller & Lux grass land water rights and damage to Miller & Lux riparian rights, 1936. 102 p.
Effect of operation of Central Valley Project on water rights of East Contra Costa Irrigation District. Brentwood, Calif.: The District, 1946. 33 p.
Water rights and use of water, 1914-1947. Brentwood, Calif.: East Contra Costa Irrigation District, 1948. 15 p.
San Joaquin River
Court of Claims
East Side Canal & Irrigation Company and Stevinson Water District v. the United States. Washington, D.C.: U.S. GPO, 1948-49. 2 v.
Fish and Wildlife
Tracy fish screen
Effect of pollution on fish
Salmon - American River and San Joaquin River
Warner, George H. The relationship between flow and available salmon spawning gravel on the American River below Nimbus Dam, 1953. 5 p.
Pesonen, Everett A. The San Joaquin salmon story: a resume for use in connection with hearings before the State Water Rights Board. Sacramento, Calif.: U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Region 2, 1958. 17 p.
Fish & Game - miscellaneous
Pesonen, Everett A. A joint report on water requirements for waterfowl in the San Joaquin grasslands, California. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Bureau of Reclamation, 1949. 37 p.
Report on grasslands water problems, 1951. 24 p.
Waterfowl - miscellaneous
Fisheries - miscellaneous
Gerstung, Eric R. A report to the California State Water Resources Control Board on the fish and wildlife resources of the American River to be affected by the Auburn Dam and reservoir and the Folsom South Canal and measures proposed to maintain these resources. Sacramento, Calif.: California Dept. of Fish and Game, 1971. 54 p.
Contracts, Laws, etc.-Specific
Folsom Lake lease
Nimbus Dam lease
Porterville Irrigation District (P.L. 130)
Millerton Lake lease
Albonico vs. Madera, etc.
Corning Water District
P.L 643 (Central Valley Project)
Banta-Carbona Irrigation District
Feather Water District
San Luis Unit, Central Valley Project (P.L. 86-488)
DiGiorgio's Fruit Corporation
Miscellaneous blank and sample contracts
Operation of Nimbus Fish Hatchery
Collecting and reporting hydrographic data in the Sacramento and San Joaquin Valleys, California
Chowchilla Water District
Contra Costa County Water District
Edison Securities Co.
El Dorado Irrigation District
Glenn-Colusa Irrigation District
Sam Hamburg Farms
Madera Irrigation District
Miller & Lux
Orange Cove (city)
Orange Cove Irrigation District
Orestimba Water District
Pacific Gas & Electric
Pacific Gas & Electric: McCloud-Pit Reservoirs
Sacramento Municipal Utility District
San Juan Suburban Water District
San Luis Water District
Saucelito Irrigation District
Southern San Joaquin Municipal Utility District
Stone Corral Irrigation District
Contracts, Laws, etc.-USBR General
General power contract
Comparison of contracts
Sacramento River water diverters
Status of contracts
Loan engineer's report
Brown's Valley Irrigation District (CA)
Cachuma Project (CA)
Fort Shaw Irrigation District (Montana)
Jackson Valley Irrigation District (CA)
Klamath Irrigation District (OR)
Langell Valley Irrigation District (OR)
Solano Project (CA)
Solano Irrigation District (CA)
Tulelake Irrigation District (CA)
Hydrological and meteorological data for flood of February 26 to March 7, 1940 on Sacramento River and tributary flood channels. Sacramento, Calif.: War Dept., U.S. Engineer Office, 1940. 72 p.
Jones, Gerald H. Sacramento River flood control project flood flow and stage relationships : based on analyses of recorded stages and flow measurements obtained during the 9-year period, 1934-1943. Sacramento, Calif.: California Division of Water Resources, 1943.
Report of floods in the Sacramento River District during December 1945
Levee damage, Sacramento River, 1948
Typical conditions of the Sacramento River levees (June 15-16, 1948). 19 photographs
Levee damages, 1948-1961
Survey of high flows, Sacramento River - Redding-Anderson area : January-March, 1953. Sacramento, Calif.: U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Region 2, 1960.
Flood operations - Central Valley Project, 1940-1946
Shasta Reservoir, 1945-1946
Shasta Lake flood control criteria. Sacramento, Calif.: U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Region 2, 1949. 36 p.
Flood control - general
Floods : operating rules, diagrams, etc. : snow surveys for flood control, 1942-1956.
Flood control regulations, Friant Dam and Reservoir (Millerton Lake), San Joaquin River, 1949
Storm and flood damage, Central Valley Project, December 1955. Sacramento, Calif.: U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Region 2, Division of Irrigation and Power, 1956.
Central Valley Project flood damage, 1955-1956
Bowlsbey Ranch, Reclamation District 2068, flooding problems, 1962 and other years
Blote, Martin H. Report : bank damage, February 1963, at A. Mucke property, American River, 1963. 16 p.
Basic data for 183.1
Frasse, Phil. Photographs for report on bank damage, February 1963 at A. Mucke property, American River, 1963. 8 photographs.
Photographs of California floodplains, [195-?], 8 photographs.
May, Roy L. Report to the directors of the Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District of water inflow to Tulare Lake basin in Kings County, California, for 1944-1945 season. Hanford, Calif.: The District, 1945. 22 p.
Miscellaneous addresses and newsclippings
Geysers Power Plant
Atomic energy - miscellaneous
Keysor, J.W., and M.B. Andrew. Excavation for water conveyance with nuclear explosives, 1964. 18 p.
Better coordination and safeguards to avoid blackouts
Federal Power Commission - miscellaneous
Automatic operation of power plants
Interties (Pacific Northwest-Pacific Southwest)
Blote, Martin H. Study of power output, Narrows Reservoir, Yuba River, 1934. 22 p.
Methods used in making power study, 1939
Power study of Iron Canyon development
Pacific Gas & Electric - miscellaneous
Dominy, Floyd E. Methods of investigating hydroelectric energy potential on multiple-purpose reclamation projects. Madrid: Conferencia Mundial de la Energia, 1960. 19 p.
Feather River trip, Sept. 7-8, 1961
Testing electrical equipment