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Shore Erosion Control in the United States collection
WRCA 135  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Collection Scope and Contents
  • Collection Number
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Shore Erosion Control in the United States collection
    Date (inclusive): 1935-1976
    Collection Number: WRCA 135
    Extent: 12 linear feet 11 cartons; 208 items
    Repository: Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
    Riverside, CA 92517-5900
    Languages: English.


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    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.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], [date if possible]. Shore Erosion Control in the United States collection (WRCA 135). Water Resources Collections and Archives. Special Collections & University Archives, University of California, Riverside.

    Collection Scope and Contents

    Materials authored mainly by the various District Engineers of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and by U.S. Beach Erosion Board. Reports by the District Offices are generally accompanied by reports, correspondence and revisions made by the reviewers of the Beach Erosion Board. Materials were collected by Morrough P. O'Brien who served as member of the U.S. Beach Erosion Board and the U.S. Coastal Engineering Research Center Board, 1938-1978.

    Collection Number

    Collection number updated February 2019. Legacy collection number was MS 89/3. This change was part of a project in 2018/2019 to update the collection numbers for collections in the Water Resources Collections and Archives.

    Indexing Terms

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


    United States. Beach Erosion Board
    Coastal Engineering Research Center (U.S.)
    Beach erosion -- United States
    Coast changes -- United States
    Coastal engineering -- United States
    Shore protection -- United States