Inventory of the Elmer K. Nelson Papers, bulk 1943-1962

Processed by Water Resources Collections and Archives staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Brooke Dykman Dockter
Water Resources Collections and Archives
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University of California, Riverside
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© 1998
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Inventory of the Elmer K. Nelson Papers, bulk 1943-1962

Collection number: NELSON

Water Resources Collections and Archives



University of California, Riverside

Riverside, California

Contact Information:

  • Water Resources Collections and Archives
  • Orbach Science Library, Room 118
  • PO Box 5900
  • University of California, Riverside
  • Riverside, CA 92517-5900
  • Phone: (951) 827-2934
  • Fax: (951) 827-6378
  • Email: waterarc@ucr.edu
  • URL: http://library.ucr.edu/wrca
Processed by:
Water Resources Collections and Archives staff
Date Completed:
August 1993
Encoded by:
Brooke Dykman Dockter
© 1998 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Elmer K. Nelson Papers,
Date (inclusive): bulk 1943-1962
Collection number: NELSON
Creator: Nelson, Elmer Kingsholm
Extent: ca. 2 linear ft. (2 cartons)
Repository: Water Resources Collections and Archives
Riverside, CA 92517-5900
Shelf location: This collection is stored off-campus at NRLF. Please contact the Water Resources Collections and Archives staff for access to the materials.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Water Resources Collections and Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Water Resources Collections and Archives as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Elmer K. Nelson Papers, NELSON, Water Resources Collections and Archives, University of California, Riverside.

Access Points

Reclamation of land--United States--Law and legislation
Water rights--United States
Columbia River Watershed
Snake River Watershed
Colorado River Watershed
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs

Scope and Content

Engineering consultant, United States Senate, Interior and Insular Affairs Committee. Correspondence and reports concerning the legal aspects of reclamation, water rights, public lands, Columbia River Watershed, Snake River Watershed, and Colorado River Watershed.

Box Box 1, item 1

Horne, Frank B.

 

Certain legal aspects of reclamation. 1953.

item 2

Relating to the administration by the Secretary of the Interior of section 9, subsections (d) and (e) of the Reclamation Project Act of 1939,1955-1957.

item 3

Nelson, Elmer Kingsholm.

 

The Frenchman-Cambridge Irrigation District, Nebraska, and present status of its contract, under reclamation law, with the United States, through the Secretary of the Interior, 1950.

item 4

Nelson, Elmer Kingsholm.

 

Repayment and related provisions of Federal reclamation laws of general Application, 1951.

item 5

Nelson, Elmer Kingsholm.

 

Memorandum on some legal and factual details with respect to S. 851 and other "water rights" bills before Congress, 1960.

item 6

Nelson, Elmer Kingsholm.

 

Memorandum, remarks and statement regarding the water right bills, S. 851 and others, 1959-1960.

item 7

Moses, Raphael J.

 

Federal vs. state water rights : a middle ground, 1959.

item 8

Dworshak, Henry.

 

Remarks on agriculture and irrigation, [1959].

item 9

Nelson, Elmer Kingsholm.

 

Tables of areas of Federally-owned lands, Federal reservations, and Federally-administered lands in the states west of the 98th meridian with respect to provisions of S. 851, S. 1416, and S. 1592, 1959.

item 10

Nelson, Elmer Kingsholm.

 

Policy proposed to be established by the Congress relating to Federal development of water control project in compliance with local or State laws, 1959.

item 11

Nelson, Elmer Kingsholm.

 

Final desert land entries, 1940.

item 12

Nelson, Elmer Kingsholm.

 

Navigation developments, 1958-1960.

item 13

Witmer, T. Richard, Hatfield Chilson, and Perry W. Morton

 

Federal water rights legislation : three papers. Washington, D.C. : U.S. GPO, 1960.

item 14

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

 

Upper Missouri Basin water rights. Washington, D.C. : U.S. GPO, 1960.

item 15

Nelson, Elmer Kingsholm.

 

Exhibits I, II, III, and IV relating to use of land in the 48 states, 1960.

item 16

Nelson, Elmer Kingsholm.

 

Request for information on the situation presently existing in connection with proposed legislation in the field of water rights, 1960.

item 17

National Reclamation Association.

 

National water policy statement / presented to the Task Force on Water Resources and Power of the Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government by National Reclamation Association. [Washington, DC] : The Association, 1954.

item 18

Nelson, Elmer Kingsholm.

 

Sedimentation at hydro reservoirs, 1950.

item 19

Nelson, Elmer Kingsholm.

 

Congressional approval of a subsidy to irrigation developments in the Missouri River Basin from net power revenues from hydroelectric power production of Federal plants of the Bureau of Reclamation and Corps of Engineers, 1960.

Box Box 2, item 20

Nelson, Elmer Kingsholm.

 

Summary analysis of Columbia Interstate Compact approved by Compact Commissioners of the seven states, October 3, 1960, and presently before state legislatures for ratification, 1961.

item 21

Nelson, Elmer Kingsholm.

 

Hearings in Idaho on December 7, 8 and 9, 1960, by Bureau of Reclamation and Corps of Engineers, jointly, on a "joint study to investigate and report on the need for and potential of development of the land and water resources of the Snake River Basin" above the Brownlee Dam, 1960.

item 22

Nelson, Elmer Kingsholm.

 

Memoranda regarding treaty between Canada and United States relating to the cooperative development of the water resources of the Columbia River Basin, 1961.

item 23

Nelson, Elmer Kingsholm.

 

Request for information with respect to the recent treaty between the United States and Canada in the development of the water resources of the Columbia River Basin, 1961.

item 24

Nelson, Elmer Kingsholm.

 

General geographic and hydrologic data of Columbia River Basin, 1958.

item 25

Nelson, Elmer Kingsholm.

 

Analysis of Columbia Interstate Compact, approved by Compact Commissioners at Spokane, Washington on October 3, 1960, as suggested by you prior to the December 6, 7, and 9th hearings in Idaho. Memorandum to Sen. Henry Dworshak, 1960.

item 26

Nelson, Elmer Kingsholm.

 

Columbia River Basin : (a) basic data on waters of the basin; uses of water; residual run-off at principal points. (b) General and specific provisions of the treaty signed by representatives of the United States and Canada on January 17, 1961, relating to cooperative development with reference to flood control and hydroelectric power, 1961.

item 27

Nelson, Elmer Kingsholm.

 

The preliminary summary report, upper Snake River Basin investigation : Bureau of Reclamation and Corps of Engineers, 1960.

item 28

Nelson, Elmer Kingsholm.

 

Columbia River Basin : miscellaneous reports, correspondence, notes, data and maps, 1955-1961.

Physical Description: 1 envelope (ca. 45 pieces).
item 29

Nelson, Elmer Kingsholm.

 

Miscellaneous letters and notes concerning water rights and various water Projects, 1950-1962.

Physical Description: 1 envelope (9 pieces).
item 30

Nelson, Elmer Kingsholm.

 

Upper Colorado River Basin : preliminary studies of historical runoff, 1943.