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W.C. Lowdermilk papers, circa 1912-1969.
BANC MSS 72/206 c carton 1; BANC MSS 72/206 c oversize folder 2; BANC MSS 72/206 c oversize folder 1; BANC MSS 72/206 c carton 2; ...
Collection Overview

Title:

W.C. Lowdermilk papers, circa 1912-1969
Walter Clay Lowdermilk papers

Creator/Contributor:

Lowdermilk, W. C. (Walter Clay), 1888-1974, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Anderson, Clinton Presba, 1895-1975, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Hayden, Carl Trumbull, 1877-1972, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Schenck, Hubert G. (Hubert Gregory), 1897-1960, correspondent.

Abstract:

Collection includes correspondence, diaries and field notes, articles on soil erosion and land reclamation, reports, and many photographs documenting Lowdermilk's trips to the Middle East, Europe, and China.

Date:

1912 (issued)

Subject:

Lowdermilk, W. C. (Walter Clay) -- 1888-1974 -- Archives
Anderson, Clinton Presba -- 1895-1975 -- Correspondence
Hayden, Carl Trumbull -- 1877-1972 -- Correspondence
Schenck, Hubert G. (Hubert Gregory) -- 1897-1960 -- Correspondence
United States. -- Dept. of Agriculture. -- Land Use Survey.
University of California, Berkeley. -- School of Forestry.
Reclamation of land
Soil erosion
China -- Surveys

Note:

COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for use.
PARTIALLY RESTRICTED COLLECTION. Carton 11 sealed due to presence of negatives. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.
W.C. Lowdermilk papers, circa 1912-1969, BANC MSS 72/206 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift; of Mrs. Walter Lowdermilk; in 1972.
In English and Hebrew.
Related collection: W.C. Lowdermilk papers, 1914-1961 (BANC MSS 69/36 c).
W.C. Lowdermilk (1888-1974) was a soil conservationist. He worked with the Belgian Relief Effort after World War I, in China in the 1920s to help avert famine, in Palestine planning land and water use in support of the formation of Israel, and served as Assistant Chief of the U.S. Soil Conservation Service.
Container list available in the library.
Forms part of the History of Science and Technology Collection.

Type:

Letters.
Diaries.
Field notes.
Photographs.
Manuscripts for publication.
Faculty papers.

Physical Description:

14 cartons, 2 oversize folders (14.1 linear feet)

Language:

English
Hebrew

Identifier:

BANC MSS 72/206 c carton 1
BANC MSS 72/206 c oversize folder 2
BANC MSS 72/206 c oversize folder 1
BANC MSS 72/206 c carton 2
BANC MSS 72/206 c carton 3
BANC MSS 72/206 c carton 4
BANC MSS 72/206 c carton 5
BANC MSS 72/206 c carton 6
BANC MSS 72/206 c carton 7
BANC MSS 72/206 c carton 8
BANC MSS 72/206 c carton 9
BANC MSS 72/206 c carton 10
BANC MSS 72/206 c carton 11
BANC MSS 72/206 c carton 12
BANC MSS 72/206 c carton 13
BANC MSS 72/206 c carton 14
BANC MSS 72/206 c
BANC MSS 72/206 c

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for use.
PARTIALLY RESTRICTED COLLECTION. Carton 11 sealed due to presence of negatives. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.