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Malca Chall Research Collection
WRCA 213  
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Articles, brochures, correspondence, maps, news clippings, publications, research notes, reports, etc., compiled by Malca Chall during the course of her career with the Regional Oral History Office (ROHO) of the Bancroft Library, University of California-Berkeley. Collection includes material relating to California water resources. Creator's folder headings are arranged in alphabetical order. Of particular significance are documents concerning the 160-Acre Policy, Cargill Salt Company, Central Valley Project, the Delta, the Department of Water Resources, the Peripheral Canal, Reclamation Policy, San Francisco Bay, and the Westlands Water District.
The Regional Oral History Office of the Bancroft Library, University of California-Berkeley employed Malca Chall as an interviewer/editor from 1967 to 2001. Over her thirty-four year career, Chall wrote nearly twenty major oral histories for the Water Resources Center. In addition, she also directed the California Women Political Leaders series, Kaiser-Permanente series, Knight-Brown gubernatorial era oral history project, and a three volume study of land use in California.
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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 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.
Collection is open for research.