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Description
The Frank Adams papers consist of files regarding his work in the subjects of irrigation, agriculture, and land settlement projects. The materials include the following formats: reports, reprints, correspondence, clippings, and notes, and historical and statistical data. The content includes materials from his projects in Palestine, the western United States with a particular focus on California. There is extensive information on University of California Irrigation Investigations in California.
Background
Frank Adams was born in Chicago, Illinois on September 19, 1875. He attended Cogswell High School in San Francisco until 1892, when his family moved from San Francisco to a farm near the Santa Cruz Mountains. He entered Stanford University in 1896 and graduated with a bachelor's degree in economics in 1901. In 1906, he received his master's degree from the University of Nebraska.
Extent
17 linear feet 37 boxes
Restrictions
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.
Availability
The collection is open for research.