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River Restoration Projects collection
WRCA 209  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing History
  • Collection Number
  • Collection Scope and Contents
  • Collection Arrangement
  • Related Collections
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: River Restoration Projects collection
    Date (inclusive): 1987-2003
    Collection Number: WRCA 209
    Extent: 2.08 linear feet (5 boxes)
    Repository: Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
    Riverside, CA 92517-5900
    Abstract: The collection consists of river restoration project plans for various sites in California.
    Languages: The collection is in English.


    The collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    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.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], [date if possible]. River Restoration Projects collection (WRCA 209). Water Resources Collections and Archives. Special Collections & University Archives, University of California, Riverside.

    Acquisition Information

    Gifts of G. Mathias Kondolf, 1999-2009.

    Processing History

    Processed by Randal Brandt, WRCA Technical Services Librarian, and Paul Atwood, 2008.

    Collection Number

    Collection number updated February 2019. Legacy collection number was MS 99/10. This change was part of a project in 2018/2019 to update the collection numbers for collections in the Water Resources Collections and Archives.

    Collection Scope and Contents

    The collection consists of river restoration project plans for various sites in California. Compiled by Prof. G. Mathias Kondolf for his Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning (LA227) course, "Restoration of Rivers and Streams," University of California, Berkeley. Several of the plans were prepared for the CALFED Bay-Delta Program.

    Collection Arrangement

    The collection is arranged alphabetically by river name. Multiple projects or phases of projects on the same river are treated as sub-series.

    Related Collections

    - G. Mathias Kondolf Landscape Architecture Term Projects collection (WRCA 154)
    - Luna B. Leopold papers (WRCA 113)

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.


    CALFED Bay-Delta Program
    Kondolf, G. Mathias
    University of California, Berkeley. Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning
    Fish habitat improvement
    Flood control -- California
    Restoration ecology -- California
    River engineering -- California
    Stream channelization -- California
    Stream conservation -- California
    Urban hydrology -- California

    Genres and Forms of Materials