This collection is composed primarily
of research files compiled for Hansen's study of federal-state relations in the Central
Valley, which resulted in his dissertation, The Central Valley Project: Federal or
State?(also published by the California State Assembly Interim Committee on Conservation,
Planning and Public Works as Volume 13, no. 6, of the Committee's reports). Includes
extensive interview notes, correspondence, reports, and detailed annotations of sources
Hugh Groves Hansen was born on August 25, 1917 in Chico, California. He earned an A.B.
degree from Oberlin College in 1938, a M.P.A. from University of Michigan in 1946, and a Ph.
D. in Economics from the University of California, Riverside, in September 1955.
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