Jacques Leslie Deep Water manuscripts

Special Collections & University Archives
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University of California
Riverside, California 92517-5900
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Jacques Leslie Deep Water manuscripts
Date (inclusive): circa 1930-2005
Collection Number: WRCA 274
Creator: Leslie, Jacques, 1947-
Extent: 11 linear feet (11 boxes)
Repository: Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
Riverside, CA 92517-5900
Abstract: The collection consists of source material and notes for journalist Jacques Leslie's book Deep Water: The Epic Struggle Over Dams, Displaced People, and the Environment. Included are articles and books used in preparation for the work, correspondence, pamphlets, CDs, research journals, reports/data, speeches, and maps on the topics of water. This collection consists of numerous rare reports from the World Commission on Dams and the World Bank.
Languages: The collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is unprocessed. Please contact Special Collections & University Archives regarding the availability of materials for research use.

Preferred Citation

[identification of item], [date if possible]. Jacques Leslie "Deep Water" manuscripts (WRCA 274). Water Resources Collections and Archives. Special Collections & University Archives, University of California, Riverside.

Collection Scope and Contents

The collection consists of source material and notes for journalist Jacques Leslie's book Deep Water: The Epic Struggle Over Dams, Displaced People, and the Environment. Included are articles and books used in preparation for the work, correspondence; pamphlets of projects on environmental impact and sustainability; CD's; research journals, reports/data on topics such as water flow, temperture, and deposit amounts; and maps on the topics of geology, waste deposit, and location. The authors novel discusses the impacts of dams in Africa, Australia, and India and how the World Bank's influence with the World Comission on Dams effects these countries.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright for a portion of materials in the collection has been assigned to the University of California, Riverside Libraries, Special Collections & Archives. Additional materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). Please contact Special Collections & Archives for more information.

Collection Number

Collection number updated February 2019. Legacy collection number was WRCA 001. This change was part of a project in 2018/2019 to update the collection numbers for collections in the Water Resources Collections and Archives.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

World Bank
World Commission on Dams
Dams
Dams -- Environmental aspects
Journalism
Water resources development