The Jerome C. Muys papers consist of legal and research materials created and compiled by Muys and related to his work as
an attorney in the Arizona v. California case and other related cases dealing with water rights in the West. The files consist
of court opinions, reports, studies, correspondence, memorandums, newspaper clippings, publications, and other materials.
A large portion of the files deal with the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California and the Colorado River Compact
Jerome C. Muys (1932-2009) was a lawyer specializing in environmental law.
8 Linear Feet
(19 manuscript storage boxes)
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