LOC/T/T3. Hydraulic Engineering
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Willis Chapel Barrett (1891-1963) was a civil engineer who worked for the U.S. State Department on the Yellow River conservancy project in China. The collection contains project files, reports, correspondence, and maps.
Thomas Matthew Robins was a native of Maryland who graduated from West Point and served in Cuba in 1908 and in World War I. He later moved to Portland, Oregon where he was in charge of construction of the Bonneville Dam. Collection contains engineering project and research files, speeches, correspondence, personal information and photographs.
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation was created in 1902 because of mounting pressure for the federal government to develop water resources. The collection contains Bureau of Reclamation project histories for Boise, Columbia Basin, Owyhee, and Yakima.