Finding Aid for the Martin R. Huberty Papers, ca. 1925-1960

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Martin R. Huberty Papers,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1925-1960
Collection number: 1683
Creator: Huberty, Martin R. (Martin Richard), b. 1894
Extent: 14 boxes (7 linear ft.) 30 cartons (30 linear ft.) 2 oversize boxes
Abstract: Martin R. Huberty (1894-1960) joined the staff of the Irrigation Division, College of Agriculture, Davis and Berkeley (1921), transferred to Riverside (1936), and to Los Angeles (1939) where held various positions including professor of irrigation engineering, chairman of the Department of irrigation and soil science, and acting dean of agriculture. He also served as director of the University of California's system-wide Water Resources Center (1957-60), helped establish the Water Resources Archives on the Berkeley campus, served in Rome as Senior Irrigation and Drainage Officer for the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the UN, and was a consultant to the UC Bureau of Reclamation, the Federal Emergency Relief Administration, the U.S. Geological Survey, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, and the Federal Interagency Advisory Committee on Soils, Water and Fertilizer Research. The collection consists of teaching, research and committee materials, publications by Huberty and others, correspondence, notes, and photographs.
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Martin R. Huberty Papers (Collection 1683). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233179 

Biography

Huberty was born on May 16, 1894 in San Andreas, California; BS in agriculture, UC Berkeley, 1920; professional degree of engineer, Stanford University, 1934; joined the staff of the Irrigation Division, College of Agriculture, Davis and Berkeley, 1921; transferred to Riverside in 1936 and to Los Angeles in 1939; was variously professor of irrigation engineering, chairman of the Department of irrigation and soil science, and acting dean of agriculture, UCLA; director of University of California system-wide Water Resources Center (1957-60), coordinating all water research within the University, including sea water reclamation, and helped establish the Water Resources Archives on the Berkeley campus; served in Rome as Senior Irrigation and Drainage Officer for the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the UN; was consultant to the UC Bureau of Reclamation, the Federal Emergency Relief Administration, the U.S. Geological Survey, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, and the Federal Interagency Advisory Committee on Soils, Water and Fertilizer Research; wrote some 90 technical papers, and was senior editor and principal contributor of Natural resources (1959); he died on December 12, 1960.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of teaching, research and committee materials, publications by Huberty and others, correspondence, notes, and photographs.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Huberty, Martin R. (Martin Richard), b. 1894--Archives.
University of California, Los Angeles. Department of Irrigation and Soil Science--Faculty--Archival resources.
University of California (System). Water Resources Center--Officials and employees--Archival resources.
Irrigation engineers--California--Archival resources.


Container List

Boxes 2-3, 8, 22

Committees

Box 1

Committees, A - Z.

Box 3

Reports.

Boxes 21, 27

Publications.

Boxes 4-6, 19

MRH publications.

Box 23

Various publications and materials sent to Huberty, including Lowerdermilk [?].

Boxes 7, 26, 31-32

Miscellaneous.

Boxes 9-10, 19, 24-25, 28

Teaching.

Boxes 11, 18

Data reports.

Boxes 11, 18, 29

Various projects.

Box 11

Riverside citrus experiment stat. files.

Box 12

Department of Agriculture files.

Box 17

UCLA Department of Agriculture.

Box 13

Books.

Box 13

Central Valley project studies (crop irrigation).

Boxes 13, 33-37, 39-42, 44

Correspondence

Box 14

Various and Sacramento Valley correspondence.

Box 13

1942 reports USDA.

Box 13

Bureau of Reclamation.

Box 14

CVPS material 1943-1944

Box 14

Yuma Mesa predevelopment committee (Gila Project). 1943

Boxes 14, 31-32, 38, 46

Photographs.

Box 45

Photographs by Huberty.

Box 45

Framed photograph of Huberty.

Box 15

Antelope Valley projects.

Box 15

Coachella irrigation (including Sam Haits material?).

Boxes 16, 21, 32-37, 39-42, 44

Research files, research material, and research notes.

Box 20

Material / book "Natural Resources" by Huberty, Flack.

Box 29

Riverside citrus experimental station files.

Box 29

Irrigation.

Box 33

Irrigation notes.

Box 33

Sacramento Valley.

Boxes 34-37

Agriculture notes.

Boxes 34-37, 39-42, 44

Reprints.

Box 38

Card index.

Box 43

Flood pictures. 1936

Box 45

Cost of water data.

Box 45

Holograph notes by Huberty.

Box 46

Huberty's personal Colorado River data.

Box 46

Negatives.