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Inventory of the Randolph Collier Papers, bulk 1945-1955
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Information
  • Scope and Content

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Randolph Collier Papers,
    Date (bulk): bulk 1945-1955
    Collection number: COLLIER
    Creator: Collier, Randolph, 1902-1983
    Extent: 1 box
    Repository: Water Resources Collections and Archives
    Riverside, CA 92517-5900
    Shelf location: This collection is stored off-campus at NRLF. Please contact the Water Resources Collections and Archives staff for access to the materials.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Water Resources Collections and Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Water Resources Collections and Archives as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Randolph Collier Papers, COLLIER, Water Resources Collections and Archives, University of California, Riverside.

    Access Points

    Central Valley Project (Calif.)
    United States. Bureau of Reclamation
    California. Dept. of Water Resources
    California. State Water Resources Control Board
    Water resources development -California, Northern
    Water diversion --Klamath River (Calif. and Or.)
    Water diversion --California --Trinity River
    Iron Gate Dam (Calif.)
    Irrigation --California --Sacramento Valley

    Biographical Information

    Randolph Collier was born in Etna, California on July 26, 1902. He was a resident of Siskiyou County his entire life, attending Yreka grammar and high schools, and the University of California, Riverside. In 1925, he was appointed police court judge of the City of Yreka, serving in that capacity until his election to the California State Senate in 1938. He was re-elected in 1942, 1946, 1950, and 1954. He served as Chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee and co-authored the Collier-Burns Highway Act of 1947. He also served as Chairman of the Senate Interim Committee on Highways, Streets and Bridges. Senator Collier died on August 2, 1983.

    Scope and Content

    Correspondence, reports, legislation, and memoranda, concerning the diversion of water from the Klamath and Trinity Rivers into the Sacramento Valley, California.