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William R. Gianelli speeches
WRCA 040  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Collection Scope and Contents
  • Biographical Information
  • Collection Number
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: William R. Gianelli speeches
    Date (inclusive): 1958-1973
    Collection Number: WRCA 040
    Extent: 4 Volumes
    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]. William R. Gianelli speeches (WRCA 040). Water Resources Collections and Archives. Special Collections & University Archives, University of California, Riverside.

    Collection Scope and Contents

    Reports on the activities of the Department and speeches relating to the construction and financing of the State Water Project and particular sub-projects, and to the growing political controversy surrounding state water policy.

    Biographical Information

    Born in Stockton, Calif., February 19, 1919. Degree in civil engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 1941. Director of the California Department of Water Resources, 1967-1973.

    Collection Number

    Collection number updated January 2019. Legacy collection number was GIANELLI. 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.


    California. Department of Water Resources
    California State Water Project
    Diablo Canyon Desalting Project (Calif.)
    Colorado River Watershed (Colo.-Mexico)
    Delta Region (Calif.)
    Eel River (Calif.)
    Nuclear saline water conversion plants -- California -- Diablo Canyon
    Water resources development -- California
    Water rights -- California
    Water-supply -- Government policy -- California