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W.C. Lowdermilk papers, 1914-1961.
BANC MSS 69/36 c portfolio 1; BANC MSS 69/36 c carton 1; BANC MSS 69/36 c carton 2; BANC MSS 69/36 c carton 3; ...
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Title:

W.C. Lowdermilk papers, 1914-1961
Walter Clay Lowdermilk papers

Creator/Contributor:

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

Abstract:

Material relating to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Land Use Survey in Europe and Africa, 1938-1939, including copies of letters written by him, itinerary, log, photographs and preliminary reports; letters written from China, 1942-1943, while on a mission for the U.S. Dept. of State as adviser on soil erosion and conservation; manuscripts and printed copies of his articles on conservation, forestry and land reclamation. Also included: copy of Mrs. Lowdermilk's reminiscences of travels with her husband, The Heavens Cooperate.

Date:

1914 (issued)

Subject:

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Lowdermilk, W. C. (Walter Clay) -- 1888-1974 -- Archives
United States. -- Dept. of Agriculture. -- Land Use Survey in Europe and Africa.
United States. -- Department of State.
Soil conservation
Reclamation of land
Forests and forestry
Conservation of natural resources
Land use -- China
China -- Description and travel

Note:

Forms part of the History of Science and Technology Collection.
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for use.
W.C. Lowdermilk papers, 1914-1961, BANC MSS 69/36 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
In English.
Related collection: W.C. Lowdermilk papers, circa 1912-1969 (BANC MSS 72/206 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.

Type:

Letters.
Manuscripts for publication.
Photographs.
Faculty papers.

Physical Description:

3 cartons, 1 portfolio (3 linear feet)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 69/36 c portfolio 1
BANC MSS 69/36 c carton 1
BANC MSS 69/36 c carton 2
BANC MSS 69/36 c carton 3
BANC MSS 69/36 c
BANC MSS 69/36 c

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for use.

Related Item:

Heavens cooperate : Lowdermilk, Inez M. (Inez Marks), : 1890-1989