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Finding Aid to the David Weeks papers
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Series 1:  Biographical materials and experience file 1912-1965

Physical Description: Carton 1, folder 1-20

Content Note

Includes a file of biographical and bibliographical materials as well as chronologically arranged files of contracts and professional correspondence relating to Weeks' employment in a range of positions over the course of his career.

Series 2:  Correspondence approximately 1930-1965

Physical Description: Carton 1, folder 21

Content Note

One file of general correspondence.

Series 3:  Professional chronological file approximately 1914-1965

Physical Description: Carton 1, folder 22-42; carton 2-4; carton 5, folder 1-2
carton 1, folder 22

Hydrographic Report of State Engineer, Nebraska 1914

carton 1, folder 23

Winter Discharge of the Loup River at Columbus, Nebraska and Fairbury Municipal Power Development 1915

carton 1, folder 24-26

Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers 1919-1924

volume 1

Land Settlement in California 1915-1931

Content Note

Bound in single volume: assorted articles, legislation, and reports on land settlement in California between 1915 and 1931.
carton 1, folder 27

California Land Settlements 1922-1925

carton 1, folder 28-29

Rural Institutions Division of the University of California School of Agriculture approximately 1923-1925

carton 1, folder 30

Paradise Irrigation District 1922

carton 1, folder 31

Assorted manuscripts 1922-1929

carton 1, folder 32-37

Federal Land Bank of Berkeley cooperative projects 1922-1925

Content Note

Includes the following: file on the California Agricultural Experience Station, Project 678B; Report on The Economic Situation in the South San Joaquin Irrigation District and related materials; Report on The Economic Situation of the Anderson-Cottonwood Irrigation District and related materials; Report on the Federal Farm Loans within Irrigation Districts and Classification of Districts; Report on The Economic Situation of the Tule and Baxter Irrigation Districts and Lassen Irrigation Company Project; and Report on The Economic Situation of the Merced Irrigation District.
carton 1, folder 38

Reports on the Engineering, Agricultural, and Economic Feasability of the Kittitas Division... 1925

carton 1, folder 39

Land Settlement Conditions in Irrigation Districts in California approximately 1925

carton 1, folder 40

Report of Special Committee to the United States Bureau of Reclamation on Agricultural and Economic Development of Lands Adjacent to the New Lands Reclamation Project under the Proposed Spanish Springs Storage Resevoir 1924

carton 1, folder 41

Report to the Legislative Committee on the State Land Settlement at Delhi 1925

carton 1, folder 42, carton 2, folder 1-2

Bolivia, assorted 1926-1953

carton 2, folder 3-4

Report on the Colonization of the Altiplano 1926

carton 2, folder 5

Essays on Agricultural Policy (with Appendix) approximately 1927

carton 2, folder 6

United States Bureau of Reclamation Progress of Southern Investigations 1927

carton 2, folder 7

Assorted reprints, bulletins, and articles 1927-1929

carton 2, folder 8

Social Sciences Research Council, Bulletin 1-2; Advisory Committee on Social and Economic Research in Agriculture 1930-1931

Content Note

"Research in Public Finance in Relation to Agriculture" and "Research in Agricultural Land Utilization."
carton 2, folder 9

Assorted reprints, bulletins, and articles 1930-1936

Content Note

Includes, among other publications, California State Division of Water Resources Bulletin Number 35: Permissible Economic Rate of Irrigation Development in California, A Cooperative Report by the College of Agriculture, University of California.
carton 2, folder 10

Assorted manuscripts 1930-1939

carton 2, folder 11

California Economic Research Council approximately 1932-1934

carton 2, folder 12

Water Laws 1937-1937

carton 2, folder 13

Report on the Advisory Committee on Land Utilization of the State of California Planning Board 1935

carton 2, folder 14

Report on the Project: A Study of Adjustments in Farming by Regions and Type-of-Farming Areas from the Standpoint of Agricultural Adjustment and Planning Including Soil Conservation approximately 1935

carton 2, folder 15

Report on Kennett Power System of Central Valley Project 1935

carton 2, folder 16-17

El Dorado County, California, assorted papers and reports 1939-1961

carton 2, folder 18

Assorted manuscripts 1940-1949

carton 2, folder 19

Problems of Resource Development Along the Eastern Front of the South American Andes 1941

carton 2, folder 20

Land Classification in the United States: National Resources Planning 1941

carton 2, folder 21-25

Sierra Nevada Foothills, various reports and documents regarding land use and planning in 1941-1943

carton 3, folder 1

Wartime Farm Production Adjustments in California (report) 1942

carton 2, folder 2

Assorted reprints, bulletins, and articles 1943-1948

carton 3, folder 3

Land Tenure and Agrarian Organization in Hispanic America (mss and assorted papers) approximately 1943-1947

carton 3, folder 4

South American Land Tenure Series (mss) approximately 1950

carton 3, folder 5

Assorted reprints, bulletins, articles 1950-1957

carton 3, folder 6

Assorted manuscripts 1950-1959

carton 3, folder 7-8

President's Water Resources Policy Commission 1950

Scope and Contents

Water Resources and Agricultural Production by the Committee on Water Policy Involving Land Use Economics; Volume 1 of A Water Policy for the American People.
carton 3, folder 9

Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations: Report on the Latin-American Seminar on Land Problems (Brazil) 1953

carton 3, folder 10

A Preliminary Projection of California Crop Patterns for Estimating Ultimate Water Requirements 1954

carton 3, folder 11-13

California State Water Resources Board Bulletin Number 2 1955

Scope and Contents

Bulletin Number 2: Water Utilization and Requirements of California, vol. 1 text and appendices. Weeks worked as a consultant on this project.
carton 3, folder 14-18

California Department of Water Resources Feather River and Delta Diversion Project 1957-1962

carton 4, folder 1

California Department of Water Resources: Sample Analyses of Financial Feasibility of Aqueduct Systems to Deliver Feather River Project Water to Southern California 1958

carton 4, folder 2

California Department of Water Resources: Material Used at August 19, 1958 Meeting in Berkeley on Glendale Project 1958

carton 4, folder 3

California Department of Water Resources: Economic Practices Manual 1960

carton 4, folder 4

California Department of Water Resources: Alternative Aqueduct Systems to Serve Southern California 1959

carton 4, folder 5

California Department of Water Resources: Operations Manual (draft) 1959

carton 4, folder 6-7

California Department of Water Resources: Director's Special Study Group Emphasis on Unjust Enrichment 1959-1960

carton 4, folder 8-10

California Department of Water Resources: Materials on Assembly Current Resolution Number 14 1958

carton 4, folder 11

Metropolitan Water District of Southern California 24th Annual Report 1962

carton 4, folder 12

Kern County Water Agency 1962

carton 4, folder 13-15

Reports and other materials on various water districts in California 1963-1965

Scope and Contents

Berrenda Mesa Water District; Lost Hills Water District; Rosedale-Rio Bravo Water Storage District.
carton 4, folder 16

Venezuela and Guyana 1963

carton 4, folder 17

Turkey 1964-1965

Scope and Contents

Prices, Demand and Supply of Turkish Agricultural Products in Relation to Irrigation Development
carton 4, folder 18, carton 5, folder 1

Iraq-Kuwait approximately 1965

Scope and Contents

Iraq-Kuwait Water Scheme: Economic Report to Metcalf and Eddy Engineers; Water for Kuwait (report by Metcalf and Eddy Engineers).
carton 5, folder 2

China approximately 1946

Content Note

Two manuscripts: Would the Zebu Help China?; Possibilities of More Effective Utilization of China's Land and Water Resources.
carton 5, folder 3

Assorted undated manuscripts undated


Series 4:  Other papers approximately 1924-1981

Physical Description: Carton 5, folder 4-11

Content Note

Materials by and about Elmwood Mead; George C. Kreutzer: Epitome of a First Class Professional by David Weeks; Current Water Policy (1959) by Eugene Grant; papers on land reform in Italy, Mexico, Japan, China, and Czechoslovakia (not written by Weeks); Owed to Marie Wegener and Viola Jank (poem by David Weeks); assorted writings and materials by others.