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Elmer Chester Marliave papers
WRCA 102  
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Description
The collection includes correspondence, reports, drafts, notes, legal documents, maps, diagrams, and photographs relating to geologic investigation done for the Pacific Gas and Electric Company and other firms and agencies. The more important projects include Bodega Bay Atomic Park, Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant, and Union Valley Dam. Also includes material on water disputes in Southern California.
Background
Elmer Chester Marliave (1910-1967) was an engineering geologist with interest in California water resources development. After receiving his A. B. from the University of California in 1932, he worked for the California Division of Water Resources from 1935 to 1956, being Chief Engineering Geologist from 1939 on. His work there included studies of dams and reservoirs, tunnels, power plants, ground water and water quality problms. As a consulting geologist in private practice after 1956 he worked on similar projects.
Extent
2.92 linear feet (7 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.