Inventory of the Willard L. Gorton papers

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Title: Willard L. Gorton papers
Date (inclusive): 1927-1932
Collection Number: XX167
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2 manuscript boxes, 4 envelopes (1.0 linear foot)
Abstract: Correspondence, reports, clippings, and photographs, relating to reclamation and irrigation projects in Turkestan.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Gorton, Willard L., 1881-


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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Willard L. Gorton papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Agriculture--Soviet Central Asia.
Russia (Federation)
Soviet Central Asia.
Soviet Union--Economic policy--1928-1932.
Soviet Union.

Box/Folder 1 : 1

Agreement between the Soviet Union Mid-Asian Water Economy Service (SREDAZVODOZ) and W. L. Gorton on and an organizational chart, photostats and negative, 1930 February 6

Box/Folder 1 : 2

Correspondence and personal papers regarding W. L. Gorton's appointment as consulting engineer in irrigation service with the Mid-Asian Reclamation Service in Tashkent, Uzbek Republic (Turkestan), USSR, 1930-1932

Box/Folder 1 : 3-4

Reclamation and Irrigation Engineering in Turkestan, 1930-1932

Box/Folder 1 : 5

Food orders to America and related correspondence from Turkestan, 1930-1932

Box/Folder 1 : 6

Reports, articles, notes, etc. on Soviet Russia, 1930-1932

Box/Folder 2 : 1

Reports, articles, notes, etc. on Soviet Russia, 1930-1932

Box/Folder 2 : 2-3

Clippings on Soviet Russia

Box/Folder 2 : 4

United States recognition of Soviet Russia

Box/Folder 2 : 5

Personal memorabilia of W. L. Gorton


Photographs, undated

Envelope A

Places of religious worship and people, 57 prints and 3 negatives

Envelope B

95 prints and 25 negatives of the populace at work

Envelope C

65 prints and 14 negatives of street scenes, populace, and scenery

Envelope D

Western USSR and Europe: 96 prints and 130 negatives