Guide to the Samuel Brooks Morris Papers

Daniel Hartwig & Jenny Johnson
Stanford University Library Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2012 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

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Overview

Call Number: SC0172
Creator: Morris, Samuel Brooks, 1890-1962.
Title: Samuel Brooks Morris papers
Dates: 1934-1940
Physical Description: 8 Linear feet (6 boxes)
Summary: Correspondence, memos, notes, minutes, reports, bulletins, and maps from his work for the National Resources Committee and the National Resources Planning Board pertaining to the water flow of District 11 (Washington, Wyoming, Idaho, Montana, and Northern California). Correspondents include Donald M. Baker and F. H. Fowler.
Language(s): In English.
Language(s): The material is in English.
Repository: Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford University Libraries
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

Administrative Information

Provenance

Administrative transfer, School of Engineering, 1977.

Information about Access

This collection is open for research.

Ownership & Copyright

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Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Cite As

Morris, Samuel Brooks, Papers (SC0172). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Separated Materials

A box of duplicate material has been removed from the collection.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Professor of civil engineering, Head of Civil Engineering Department (1935-1944) and Dean of the School of Engineering (1936-1945) at Stanford.

Description of the Collection

Correspondence, memos, notes, minutes, reports, bulletins, and maps from his work for the National Resources Committee and the National Resources Planning Board pertaining to the water flow of District 11 (Washington, Wyoming, Idaho, Montana, and Northern California). Correspondents include Donald M. Baker and F. H. Fowler.

Access Terms

Baker, Donald M. (Donald McCord), 1890-
Fowler, Frederick Hall.
Morris, Samuel Brooks, 1890-1962.
Stanford University. Dept. of Civil Engineering.
Stanford University. School of Engineering--Faculty.
United States. National Resources Committee. District Number Eleven.
United States. National Resources Planning Board.
Rivers --Northwest, Pacific.
Water-supply --Northwest, Pacific.


Collection Contents

 

Original Accession Papers 1934-1940

Arrangement

This series contains one sub-series: 1. Reports, 1936-1938.
Box 1, Folder 1

NRPB-Water Regimen 1940

Box 1, Folder 2

Water resources committee-NRC Dramag Basin Comm-meeting 1939 Jun 21

Box 1, Folder 3

Weather Bureau 1936

Box 1, Folder 4

Willamette V Undated

Box 1, Folder 5

Willamette 7

Box 1, Folder 6

Willamete VIII

Box 1, Folder 7

Abel Wolman, Water Facilities NRPB 1939-1940

Box 1, Folder 8

Bulletins and instructions 1937-1938

Box 1, Folder 9

WPA Tabulations

Box 1, Folder 10

WPA Working Copy

Box 1, Folder 11

File Copy WPA Programs

Box 1, Folder 12

FROM: WPA and PW

Box 1, Folder 13

Wyoming-Utah

Box 1, Folder 14

NRC Reports 1937

Box 1, Folder 15

Maps 1936

Box 1, Folder 16

Maps

Box 1, Folder 17

Index-Photostat Cards

Box 1, Folder 18

NRC-General Correspondence 1936 May-Nov

Box 1, Folder 19

NRC-General 1937

Box 1, Folder 20

NRPB-3 party agreement (maps, correspondence and info.) 1939-1940

Box 1, Folder 21

Misc. Reports and Correspondence 1936

Box 1, Folder 22

Correspondence 1936 Aug

Box 1, Folder 23

NRC: Eliot; Executive Officer/Drane; Secretary. Correspondence. 1935-1936

Box 1, Folder 24

To Morris in field. Correspondence. 1936

Box 1, Folder 25

Correspondence-Employees 1936

Box 1, Folder 26

Maps and Charts-Miscellaneous

Box 1, Folder 27

Report: Study of the Resources of the Columbia River Basin in Wyoming. Snake River.

Box 1, Folder 28

Report: Water Resources of Columbia River Basin in Wyoming. Snake River. 1938-

Box 1, Folder 29

Forest Service Report to Water Regimen Subcommittee. Facilities and Activities Related to Water in Pacific Northwest. Pacific Northwest Forest Experiment Station.

Box 1, Folder 30

U.S. Engineer Department. Report on Water Regimen Data for the Pacific Northwest. 1940 Jun 30

Box 1, Folder 31

Correspondence circa 1940

Box 1, Folder 32

Correspondence

Box 2, Folder 1

Bureau of Reclamation-Abstracts

Box 2, Folder 2

Bureau of Reclamation

Box 2, Folder 3

Bureau of Reclamation 1936

Box 2, Folder 4

Snake River Drainiage, Report on Teton Reservoir and other Dam Sites 1932 Nov

Box 2, Folder 5

Resettlement Administration 1936

Box 2, Folder 6

Snake River Basin (Washington D.C.)

Box 2, Folder 7

Snake 4 Undated

Box 2, Folder 8

Snake general Undated

Box 2, Folder 9

Snake IV 1936

Box 2, Folder 10

Soil Conservation Service

Box 2, Folder 11

Planning consultants

Box 2, Folder 12

NRC-Washington D.C. 1937-1938

Box 2, Folder 13

NRC-Washington D.C.; Wolman, Eliot, etc. 1938-1939

Box 2, Folder 14

National Resources Planning Board (correspondence and info.) 1939 Jul

Box 2, Folder 15

Wash Pac II Undated

Box 2, Folder 16

Washington Pacific 2 Undated

Box 2, Folder 17

Washington Pacific

Box 2, Folder 18

NRC-Washington State 1937

Box 2, Folder 19

Washington State I

Box 2, Folder 20

N.R.C. Washington State Planning Commission Ben Kiser, P. Hetherton, Ross Tiffany, Tyler, (correspondence) 1938-1939 Jun

Box 2, Folder 21

Wash. State-employment (correspondence between C. E. Dorisy, P. Hetherton, Putman, Fowler, etc.) 1935 Nov 1-1936 Sep 11

Box 2, Folder 22

Wash. State II (correspondence between J.D. Ross, P. Hetherton, R.G. Tyler and more) 1936 Aug 4-Nov 30

Box 2, Folder 23

Project list at Washington 1936 Oct

Box 3, Folder 1

Oregon 1938-1939

Box 3, Folder 2

Oregon, State Planning Board 1936

Box 3, Folder 3

Nevada 1936

Box 3, Folder 4

Montana 1935-1936

Box 3, Folder 5

Montana, State Planning Board 1937 Aug-Dec

Box 3, Folder 6

Oregon II (correspondence and Info.) 1936 Sep

Box 3, Folder 7

Oregon-Newspaper Clippings

Box 3, Folder 8

NRC-Oregon 1937

Box 3, Folder 9

Ore Pac III Undated

Box 3, Folder 10

Oregon Pacific 3 Undated

Box 3, Folder 11

Oregon-Pacific Basin 1936

Box 3, Folder 12

Oregon III (correspondence) 1936 Oct-Nov

Box 3, Folder 13

Oregon-employment (correspondence) 1936

Box 3, Folder 14

Pacific Northwest Regional (correspondence and info.) 1936

Box 3, Folder 15

P.N.W. Regional II (correspondence) 1936

Box 3, Folder 16

P.N.W. Regional III (correspondence) 1936

Box 3, Folder 17

P.N.W. Regional IV (correspondence) 1936

Box 3, Folder 18

P.N.W. Regional employment (correspondence) 1936

Box 3, Folder 19

Pacific Northwest

Box 3, Folder 20

N.R.C. Land 1939

Box 3, Folder 21

California-Portland + cement assoc. 1936-1937

Box 3, Folder 22

PWA forms

Box 3, Folder 23

Puget Sound 1936

Box 3, Folder 24

Puget Sound 1 Undated

Box 3, Folder 25

Puget Sound I Undated

Box 3, Folder 26

Applications-general (job info. applications etc.) 1936

Box 3, Folder 27

Army Engr. reports (correspondence) 1936 Aug-Sep 9

Box 3, Folder 28

Army

Box 3, Folder 29

Army, List of reports on rivers; Agrigultural Engineering, Bureau of (U.S. Department of Agriculture) 1936

Box 3, Folder 30

Baker Library record (misc.) Undated

Box 3, Folder 31

Bessey, Roy F., Pacific Northwest Regional Planning Commission 1397 Aug-Sep

Box 4, Folder 1

Bessey, Roy F., Pacific Northwest Regional Planning Commission 1937 Oct-Nov

Box 4, Folder 2

Bessey, Roy F., Pacific Northwest Regional Planning Commission 1937 Oct-1938 Feb

Box 4, Folder 3

Bessey, Roy F., Pacific Northwest Regional Planning Commission (Folder 1) 1939

Box 4, Folder 4

Bessey, Roy F., Pacific Northwest Regional Planning Commission (Folder 2) 1939

Box 4, Folder 5

Bessey, Roy F., Pacific Northwest Regional Planning Commission 1939 Jan-May

Box 4, Folder 6

Biological Survey Undated

Box 7

Fowler memos (extra) 1936

Box 4, Folder 7

Columbia, Middle Columbia Basin Report

Box 4, Folder 8

Columbia, Middle-Public Work Administration Forms, Reports 1936

Box 4, Folder 9

Columbia, Upper Columbia Basin Report

Box 4, Folder 10

Columbia, Upper-Public Works Administration Forms, Reports 1936

Box 4, Folder 11

Columbia, Upper-Public Works Administration Forms, Reports 1936

Box 4, Folder 12

Drainage Basin Study, records 1936

Box 4, Folder 13

Drainage Basin Study, records 1936

Box 4, Folder 14

Drainage Basin Study (tentative outline of revised report) 1936

Box 4, Folder 15

Drainage Basin Study (misc. tables, charts, memos) 1936

Box 4, Folder 16

Drainage Basin Study (tentative outline of revised drainage basin report #4) 1937 Sep 11

Box 4, Folder 17

Drainage Basin Study ("Drainage Basin Problems and Programs") 1937 Oct 28

Box 4, Folder 18

Drainage Basin Study ("Revisions of Drainage Basin Problems and Programs") 1937 Oct 28

Box 4, Folder 19

Drainage Basin Study ("Drainage Basin Problems and Programs"), second report, revisions to text 1937

Box 4, Folder 20

Drainage Basin Study ("Drainage Basin Problems and Programs"), second report 1937

Box 4, Folder 21

Drainage Basin Study ("Revision of 1937 report for Pacific Northwest Basins") 1937

Box 4, Folder 22

Drainage Basin Study "Drainage Basin Problems and Programs" (Columbia, Snake) 1937

Box 4, Folder 23

Drainage Basin Study "Drainage Basin Problems and Programs" (Upper, Middle Columbia) 1937

Box 4, Folder 24

Drainage Basin Study "Drainage Basin Problems and Programs" (Lower Columbia, Puget Sound) 1937

Box 4, Folder 25

Drainage Basin Study "Drainage Basin Problems and Programs" (Washington and Oregon Coasts) 1937

Box 4, Folder 27

Drainage Basin Committee-Progress Report (Folder 2) 1940

Box 4, Folder 26

Drainage Basin Committee-Progress Report (Folder 1) 1940

 

National Resources Committee Bulletin 1939 Jan-Nov

Box 5, Folder 1

National Resources Committee Bulletin 1939 Feb

Box 5, Folder 2

National Resources Committee Bulletin 1939 Mar

Box 5, Folder 3

National Resources Committee Bulletin 1939 Apr

Box 5, Folder 4

National Resources Committee Bulletin 1939 May

Box 5, Folder 5

National Resources Committee Bulletin 1939 Jun

Box 5, Folder 6

National Resources Committee Bulletin 1939 Jul

Box 5, Folder 7

National Resources Committee Bulletin 1939 Aug

Box 5, Folder 8

National Resources Committee Bulletin 1939 Sep

Box 5, Folder 9

National Resources Committee Bulletin 1939 Oct

Box 5, Folder 10

National Resources Committee Bulletin 1939 Nov

 

Reports 1936-1938

Box 6

1936 Sep

Box 6

1936 Nov

Box 6

1936 Dec

Box 6

1937 Apr

Box 6

1937 May

Box 6

1937 Jun

Box 6

1937 Sep

Box 6

1937 Oct

Box 6

1937 Nov

Box 6

1938 Jan

Box 6

1938 Feb

Box 6

1938 Mar

Box 6

1938 Apr

Box 6

1938 May

Box 6

1938 Jun

Box 6

1938 Jul

Box 6

1938 Aug

Box 6

1938 Sep

Box 6

1938 Oct

Box 6

1938 Nov

Box 6

1938 Dec