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Victor Boehl papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 543

Scope and Contents

The collection contains fifty-two issues of The Creamery Cooperator (January 1945-December 1950) published by the Rogue Valley Dairy Cooperative Association, Grants Pass, Oregon.

There are reports and other material from or regarding agricultural and natural resource organizations including:

American Farm Bureau Federation, reports (1960);

Josephine County Water Resources Board, committee reports (1957);

Josephine County Agricultural Program Planning Conference, reports (1938; 1946);

National Reclamation Association Convention, speeches, minutes, and resolutions (1948);

Oregon. Department of Agriculture. Special Milk Audit Advisory Committee, inter-committee drafts of recommended legislation (1960-1961);

Oregon. State Reclamation Commission, biennial reports (1948-1952);

Oregon Farm Bureau Federation, correspondence (1959-1960);

Oregon Reclamation Congress, reports, resolutions, and correspondence (1935-1955);

Oregon State Grange, Reclamation Committee, correspondence (1944)

Rogue Basin Flood Control and Water Resources Association, articles of incorporation, and resolutions (ca. 1956);

Rogue Valley Irrigation Association, statement of sponsorship of House Resolution 395, an enabling act for a multi-purpose dam on the Rogue River, undated;

U.S. Department of the Interior. Bureau of Reclamation, reports, correspondence - especially concerning Rogue River Basin (1948-1959).


  • 1938-1960


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

Conditions Governing Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

Victor Boehl (1901-1965) was born in Munger, Minnesota. He worked as a logger in Oregon and California, and then as a dairy farmer in southern Oregon.


0.5 linear feet (1 container) : 1 manuscript box

Language of Materials



Victor Boehl (1901-1965) worked as a logger in Oregon and California, and then as a dairy farmer in southern Oregon. The collection (1938-1960) contains reports and correspondence on water resources and reclamation in the Rogue River basin, Oregon, and issues of the The Creamery Cooperator, published by the Rogue Valley Dairy Cooperative Association, of Grants Pass, Oregon.

Other Finding Aids

Paper finding aid with additional information is available in Special Collections & University Archives.

Processing Information

Collection processed by staff; and Tanya Parlet, 2013.

This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.

This collection received a basic level of processing including minimal organization and rehousing.

Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents.

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Finding aid written in English.
Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Repository Details

Part of the University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives Repository

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA