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Wells A. Hutchins papers
WRCA 091  
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Description
The collection consists of correspondence, writings, speeches, and report materials. Hutchins served for 62 years in various bureaus and offices of the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture; his major work dealt with water laws and water rights in the Western States. He also lectured on water law and institutions at the University of California.
Background
Wells A. Hutchins, a nationally recognized authority on Western water laws, had completed over 62 years of service with the Department of Agriculture at the time of his death in Berkeley, California, on September 19, 1970. As an employee of Natural Resource Economics Division, he was completing the final draft of his comprehensive, multi-volume work, State Water Rights Laws of the Nineteen Western States.
Extent
13.0 linear feet (13 boxes)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the University of California, Riverside Libraries, Special Collections & University Archives. Distribution or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. To the extent other restrictions apply, permission for distribution or reproduction from the applicable rights holder is also required. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
The collection is open for research.