Randolph Collier papers
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Special Collections & University Archives
The UCR Library
P.O. Box 5900
University of California
Riverside, California 92517-5900
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Title: Randolph Collier papers
Date (bulk): 1945-1955
Collection Number: WRCA 033
Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
Collection is open for research.
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 Director of Distinctive Collections. Permission for publication
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to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
[identification of item], [date if possible]. Randolph Collier papers (WRCA 033). Water Resources Collections and Archives.
Special Collections & University Archives, University of California, Riverside.
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, Berkeley. 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.
Collection Scope and Contents
Correspondence, reports, legislation, and memoranda, concerning the diversion of water from the Klamath and Trinity Rivers
into the Sacramento Valley, California.
Collection number updated December 2018. Legacy collection number was COLLIER. This change was part of a project in 2018/2019
to update the collection numbers for collections in the Water Resources Collections and Archives.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the
library's online public access catalog.
Central Valley Project (Calif.)
United States. Bureau of Reclamation
California. Department of Water Resources
California. State Water Resources Control Board
Iron Gate Dam (Calif.)
Irrigation -- California -- Sacramento Valley
Water diversion -- California -- Trinity River
Water diversion -- Klamath River (Calif. and Or.)
Water resources development -- California, Northern