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Inventory of the Hugh G. Hansen Papers, 1930-1971 (bulk 1946-1959)
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Series Description

Boxes 1-4

Central Valley Project, 1943-1971

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by subject.

Scope and Content Note

Research files compiled for Hansen's study of federal-state relations in the Central Valley.
Box 4

Electric Power Rates, 1951-1956

Scope and Content Note

Exhibits submitted to the California Public Utilities Commission in the "PG & E rate case" and other materials not submitted. Compiled by Hansen as an economist in the U.S. Office of Price Stabilization.
Box 5

Irrigation District Movement, 1950-1954

Box 5

Census of Irrigation for 1960, 1930-1964

Scope and Content Note

Compiled by Hansen as Chief of the U.S. Census of Irrigation.
Boxes 6-8

Research Notes, [ca. 1952-1956]

Arrangement

Arranged by subject.

Scope and Content Note

Card files; compiled by Hansen during his research on federal-state relations in the Central Valley.

Container List

 

Central Valley Project, 1943-1971

Scope and Content Note

Subject files, arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box Box 1, Folder 1

CVP Act of 1933, [n.d.].

Scope and Content Note

" Norman Murray's thoughts."
Folder 2

Agriculture, 1949-1954.

Scope and Content Note

Brochure and correspondence.
Folder 3

Attorney General, 1953-1959.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence between Hansen and Adolphus Moskovitz,B. Abbott Goldberg, and Edmund G. Brown.
Folder 4

Bibliography, 1949-1953.

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence, publications lists, and streamflow diagrams.
Folder 5

Budget, 1953.

Scope and Content Note

Reports related to U.S. Bureau of the Budget Circular no. A-47 (on water resources projects).
Folder 6

Bureau of Reclamation, 1951-1953.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, primarily between Hansen and Leland O. Graham, Counsel for USBR Central Valley Projects Office, and report.
 

Problems concerning rights of the United States for Central Valley Project water. Sacramento: U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Office of the Regional Counsel, Region 2, October 24, 1951.

Scope and Content Note

Another copy: G4316 H1-6.
Folder 7

California Farm Reporter, 1953-1954.

Scope and Content Note

Various issues of the newsletter covering miscellaneous topics related to the Central Valley Project.
Folder 8

California Farm Research and Legislative Committee, 1953-1954.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence.
Folder 9

Colorado River, 1954.

Scope and Content Note

Congressional record reports on the Colorado River Storage Project.
Folder 10

Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government, 1954-1957.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, and statements.
Folder 11

Cost allocation, 1947-1954.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, memoranda, press release, and report.
 

Factors for converting benefits and costs to a common time basis. Boulder City, Nev.: U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Region 3, Branch of Project Planning, September 1948.

Scope and Content Note

Supplemented by Region 2 (Sacramento), April 1951.
Folder 12

Decker, Kenneth, [n.d.].

Scope and Content Note

Draft essays on various economic aspects of the Central Valley Project.
Folder 13

Engelbert, Ernest, 1953-1954.

Scope and Content Note

Essays, papers, articles, and correspondence.
Folder 14

Excess lands provision, 1946-1954.

Scope and Content Note

Brochures, Congressional records, correspondence, memoranda, newsletters, etc., related to proposed acreage limitations in the Central Valley.
 

McWilliams, Carey. Small farm and big farm. New York: Public Affairs Committee, 1945. (Public Affairs pamphlet; no. 100).

Folder 15

Feather River Project, 1950-1953.

Scope and Content Note

Hearing minutes, essay, press releases, and summary.
 

Edmonston, A. D. Planning for water for Southern California, April 12, 1951.

Scope and Content Note

Paper presented at the meeting of the Southern California Planning Congress, Burbank, California.
 

The Feather River Project : a summary of the pertinent features of the proposal and some comments from various sources. San Francisco: Irrigation Districts Association of California, Water Committee, November 1951.

Folder 16

Federal - state relations, 1953.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence and press release.
Folder 17

Groundwater, 1949-1952.

Scope and Content Note

Memorandum from Bill Gardner on Central Valley groundwater and press release.
Folder 18

History, 1946-1952.

Scope and Content Note

Essays, memoranda, and notes.
 

Holsinger, Henry. Review of 'History of legislation and policy formation of the Central Valley Project,' by Mary Montgomery and Marion Clawson of staff, USDA, BAE , July 1, 1946 (revised March 1, 1947).

 

Historical highlights of the Central Valley Project, May 1952.

Folder 19

Huffman, Roy E. Economics of irrigation development, June 27, 1951.

Scope and Content Note

Paper presented before the Canadian Agricultural Economics Society at the 31st Annual Meeting of the Agricultural Institute of Canada, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg.
Folder 20

Interview notes, 1953-1957.

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous interview notes not included in the Notebooks (see Box 2).
Folder 21

Iowa Water Resources Seminar, 1956.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, essays, and presentations.
 

Ellis, Harold H. Some alternative types of water rights legislation enacted or proposed in eastern states, March 5, 1956.

Scope and Content Note

Address delivered at Seminar on Iowa's Water Resources, Ames, Iowa.
 

Adams, L. M. Water rights under the riparian and appropriation doctrines, March 5, 1956.

Scope and Content Note

Paper presented at the Seminar on Iowa's Water Resources, Ames, Iowa.
 

Davis, Eugene. Water rights in Iowa, [1956].

Scope and Content Note

Paper presented at the Seminar on Iowa's Water Resources, Ames, Iowa.
Box Box 2, Folder 1

Irrigation Districts Association, 1947-1954.

Scope and Content Note

Brochures, newsletters, and summaries on various topics.
Folder 2

Irrigation techniques, 1943-1952.

Scope and Content Note

Brochures, essays, University of California projects and publications list, press releases, and summaries.
Folder 3

Ivanhoe Irrigation District, vs. All Parties and Persons, 1952-1954.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, memoranda, newsletters, and publications related to the "Ivanhoe Case."
Folder 4

Kings River, 1950.

Scope and Content Note

Letter report from Leland O. Graham, USBR, Region 2, to Karl W. Shattuck,Kings River Water Association.
Folder 5

Lyons, Barrow, 1954.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence and essays "on recent events tending to destroy the effectiveness of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation as an agency for western development."
Folder 6

Maps, 1938-1952.

Scope and Content Note

Maps of California.
Folder 7

Marts, M. E. Use of indirect benefit analysis in establishing repayment responsibility for irrigation projects, January 16, 1952.

Folder 8

National Council on Agriculture Life and Labor, 1954.

Scope and Content Note

Newsletters and miscellany.
Folder 9

Notebook, 1952-1954.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, interview notes, etc., compiled by Hansen during his thesis research.
Folder 10

Notebook, 1952-1954.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, interview notes, etc., compiled by Hansen during his thesis research.
Folder 11

Notebook, 1952-1954.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, interview notes, etc., compiled by Hansen during his thesis research.
Box Box 3, Folder 1

News clippings, 1952-1954.

Folder 2

Photographs, 1951.

Scope and Content Note

Includes Delta Cross Channel, Friant-Kern Canal, Shasta Dam, and Tracy Pumping Plant.
Folder 3

Rasmussen, Jewell J. Criteria for determining the economic justification of water development projects, September 8, 1955.

Scope and Content Note

Paper presented to the American Society of Civil Engineers Irrigation and Drainage Subdivision at Denver, Colo.
Folder 4

Sacramento Municipal Utility District, 1951-1954.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, publication, and statements of James E. McCaffrey, General Manager.
Folder 5

Salt water barriers for San Francisco Bay, 1951-1953.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, pamphlets, research notes, etc. Includes information on the Reber Plan.
Folder 6

State of California proposed acquisition of the Central Valley Project, 1953-1954.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence and memoranda.
Folder 7

State water agencies reorganization, 1953-1957.

Scope and Content Note

Reports, correspondence, and copy of Senate Bill no. 1657.
Folder 8

State Water Resources Board, 1953.

Scope and Content Note

Draft of chapter 1 to be included in Bulletin no. 2, Water utilization and requirement.
Folder 9

Thesis, 1950-1954.

Scope and Content Note

Drafts, outline, maps, errata, illustrations, notes, etc.
Folder 10

Trinity River, 1954.

Scope and Content Note

News clippings.
Folder 11

Unification, 1957.

Scope and Content Note

Press release and research notes.
Folder 12

United Farm Workers, 1970-1971.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, news clippings, newsletters, and notes. Hansen was contacted by UFW because of his prior research and writing on the 160-acre limitation program in California.
Folder 13

United States Congressional bills, 1953-1955.

Scope and Content Note

Copies of various bills related to the Central Valley Project, correspondence, etc.
Folder 14

University of California, 1953.

 

Duggar, George and Kenneth Decker. Research and education at the University of California in the development, use, and cnservation of natural resources.Bureau of Public Administration, April 20, 1953.

Folder 15

Veihmeyer, Frank J., 1951-1953.

Scope and Content Note

Reprints of journal articles written by Veihmeyer.
Folder 16

Warren, Earl, 1951-1953.

Scope and Content Note

Press releases, speeches, interviews, inaugural address, etc.
Folder 17

Water conservation, 1948-1956.

Scope and Content Note

Research materials.
Box Box 4, Folder 1

Water Project Authority of the State of California, 1953-1954.

Scope and Content Note

Meeting minutes, correspondence, press releases, research notes, and statements.
Folder 2

Water resources development planning, 1953.

Scope and Content Note

Seminar outline, research notes, preliminary thesis summaries, etc.
Folder 3

Water rights, 1953-1954.

Scope and Content Note

Memoranda, papers, etc.
 

Holsinger, Henry. Appurtenant water rights in California, May 15, 1953.

Scope and Content Note

Memorandum to A. D. Edmonston,Water Project Authority.
 

Hutchins, Wells A. History of the conflict between riparian and appropriative rights in the western states, [1954].

Scope and Content Note

Paper presented at Water Law Conference on Riparian and Appropriative Rights, sponsored by the University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Tex., June 11-12, 1954.
 

Hutchins, Wells A. Problems in modernizing water laws, [1954].

Scope and Content Note

Paper presented at Midwestern States Flood Control Conference, East Lansing, Mich., June 15-17, 1954.
 

Electric Power Rates, 1951-1956

Scope and Content Note

Compiled by Hansen as an economist in the U.S. Office of Price Stabilization and presented to the California Public Utilities Commission.
Box Box 4, Folder 4

Pacific Gas and Electric rate case, 1951-1956.

Scope and Content Note

Data, contracts, correspondence, decisions, diagrams, memoranda, notes, and testimony.
Folder 5

Pacific Gas and Electric rate case, [n.d.].

Scope and Content Note

Appendixes.
Folder 6

Pacific Gas and Electric Company. Electric Dept. Rate of return tables and charts accompanying testimony of E. J. Beckett. San Francisco, November 14, 1951.

Scope and Content Note

"Application no. 32589, Exhibit no. 25."
Folder 7

Sacramento Municipal Utility District brief, 1952 February 6.

Folder 8

California Public Utilities Commission. Report on the results of operation of Pacific Gas and Electric Company Electric Department : years 1950 and 1951 recorded, 1951 adjusted and 1952 estimated. San Francisco, June 12, 1952.

Scope and Content Note

"Application no. 32589, Work order no. S-975."
Folder 9

California Public Utilities Commission decisions, 1951-1952.

Scope and Content Note

Decision no. 46340 and Decision no. 47832.
Folder 10

Power - General, 1951-1954.

Scope and Content Note

Brochures, correspondence, diagrams, and memoranda.
Folder 11

Power - Marketing, 1953-1954.

Scope and Content Note

Contracts between PG & E and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, correspondence, press releases, and publications.
 

Irrigation District Movement, 1950-1954

Box Box 5, Folder 1

Hansen, Hugh G. The Irrigation District Movement in California, 1951.

Scope and Content Note

Term paper for Economics 298, Spring 1951. Preliminary paper (written as part of the process of exploring a thesis topic related to California water) on the history of irrigation districts.
Folder 2

Correspondence and background materials, 1950-1954.

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence from J. Rupert Mason, president of the International League for Land Taxation and Free Trade, and items related to the Henry George movement for land value taxation.
 

Census of Irrigation for 1960, 1930-1964

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, memoranda, analyses, etc., compiled by Hansen as Chief of the U.S. Census of Irrigation.
Box Box 5, Folder 3

Census of Irrigation notebook, 1958-1959.

Scope and Content Note

Includes text written by Hansen intended for publication in Irrigation of Agricultural Lands, Final Report, vol. III ( U.S. Census of Agriculture, 1959).
Folder 4

Agriculture, 1958-1959.

Scope and Content Note

Memoranda to Ray Hurley, Chief of the U.S. Census of Agriculture.
Folder 5

Outgoing correspondence, 1958.

Scope and Content Note

Copies of Hansen's letters to various water resources experts soliciting information for inclusion in the census.
Folder 6

White, Gilbert F., 1958.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, memoranda.
Folder 7

Hudson, James, 1958.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, drafts.
Folder 8

1959 Census of Irrigation, 1961.

Scope and Content Note

Data sheets issued by the U.S. Bureau of the Census showing preliminary information (irrigation organizations, area served, water conveyed, capital investments) for the states of Arizona, California, Idaho, Kansas, Louisiana, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.
Folder 9

Special Federal Agency Committee for 1959 Censuses of Irrigation and Drainage, 1957-1959.

Scope and Content Note

Memoranda, minutes, and notes.
Folder 10

1959 Census of Irrigation enumerator's instruction book, 1959.

Scope and Content Note

Manual for census takers.
Folder 11

Questionnaires, 1930-1964.

Scope and Content Note

Sample irrigation and agriculture census questionnaires.
Folder 12

Miscellaneous, 1958-1959.

Scope and Content Note

Includes various tables of data.
 

Jenkins, Warder B. Supplemental data from the forthcoming censuses, [1959].

Scope and Content Note

Paper presented by the Assistant Chief, Agriculture Division, Bureau of the Census, at the annual meeting of the American Farm Economic Association, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, August 25, 1959.
Folder 13

Personal, [n.d.].

 

Research Notes, [ca. 1952-1956]

Scope and Content Note

Arranged in card files according to subject. Compiled by Hansen during his research on federal-state relations in the Central Valley.
Box Box 6

3 x 5-inch file.

Scope and Content Note

Arranged by subject. Includes bibliographical references and names and addresses of many of the persons interviewed by Hansen.
boxes Boxes 7-8

5 x 8-inch file.

Scope and Content Note

Arranged by subject. Self-contained notes, references to books, documents, letters, and interview notes accumulated by Hansen.