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Malca Chall papers
WRCA 213  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing History
  • Collection Number
  • Biographical Note
  • Collection Scope and Contents
  • Collection Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Malca Chall papers
    Date (inclusive): 1902-2000
    Collection Number: WRCA 213
    Creator: Chall, Malca
    Extent: 2.42 linear feet (3 boxes)
    Repository: Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
    Riverside, CA 92517-5900
    Abstract: The collection consists of 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.
    Languages: The collection is in English.

    Access

    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]. Malca Chall papers (WRCA 213). Water Resources Collections and Archives. Special Collections & University Archives, University of California, Riverside.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Malca Chall, 2001.

    Processing History

    Processed by Erica Nordmeier, 2001.

    Collection Number

    Collection number updated December 2018. Legacy collection number was MS 2001/1. This change was part of a project in 2018/2019 to update the collection numbers for collections in the Water Resources Collections and Archives.

    Biographical Note

    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.

    Collection Scope and Contents

    The collection consists of 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.
    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.
    Oral histories conducted by ROHO pertaining to California water resources are available at: https://www.lib.berkeley.edu/libraries/bancroft-library/oral-history-center

    Collection Arrangement

    Creator's folder headings are arranged in alphabetical order.

    Indexing Terms

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

    Subjects

    Bancroft Library. Oral History Center
    California. Department of Water Resources
    Central Valley Project (Calif.)
    Delta Region (Calif.)
    Water resources development -- California
    Water-supply -- California

    Genres and Forms of Materials

    Articles
    Brochures
    Clippings (information artifacts)
    Correspondence