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David K. Todd papers
WRCA 069  
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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: David K. Todd papers
    Date (inclusive): 1957-1969
    Collection Number: WRCA 069
    Extent: 2.5 linear feet (6 boxes)
    Repository: Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
    Riverside, CA 92517-5900
    Abstract: The collection consists chiefly of correspondence, minutes, press releases of various water resources organizations; and reports, maps, charts, photographs, and articles relating to Skagit Hydroelectric Project, Washington.
    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]. David K. Todd papers (WRCA 069). Water Resources Collections and Archives. Special Collections & University Archives, University of California, Riverside.

    Acquisition Information

    Gifts of David K. Todd, 1975 and 2000.

    Processing History

    Processed by Water Resources Collections and Archives staff, 1998.

    Collection Number

    Collection number updated February 2019. Legacy collection number was TODD. 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

    Born in Lafayette, Ind., 1923. B.S. degree in civil engineering (Purdue University, 1948); hydraulic engineer, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Denver, Colo. (1948-1950); M.S. in meteorology (New York University, 1948); Ph.D. in hydraulics (University of California, 1953). Professor of Civil Engineering, University of California, Berkeley; chairman of the Universities Council on Water Resource; and an instrumental figure in organizing the world-wide International Hydrological Decade. President of Todd Engineers, Emeryville, Calif., a consulting firm specializing in groundwater investigations (1978-present).

    Collection Scope and Contents

    The collection consists chiefly of correspondence, minutes, press releases of various water resources organizations; and reports, maps, charts, photographs, and articles relating to Skagit Hydroelectric Project, Washington.

    Collection Arrangement

    The collection is arranged topically.

    Indexing Terms

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

    Subjects

    American Geophysical Union. Committee on Status and Needs in Hydrology
    Co-ordinating Council of the International Hydrological Decade
    International Hydrological Decade
    Skagit River Hydroelectric Project
    University of California, Berkeley. Department of Civil Engineering
    University of California (System). Water Resources Center. West Side San Joaquin Valley Coordinating Council
    Universities Council on Hydrology
    Universities Council on Water Resources
    Western Interstate Water Conference (2nd : 1965 : Corvallis, Or.)
    Frozen ground
    Gorge High Dam (Wash.)
    Pacific Southwest Water Plan

    Genres and Forms of Materials

    Correspondence
    Maps
    Minutes (administrative records)
    Reports
    Photographs