Inventory of the Randolph Collier Papers, bulk 1945-1955

Processed by the Water Resources Collections and Archives staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Xiuzhi Zhou
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
© 1999
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Inventory of the Randolph Collier Papers, bulk 1945-1955

Collection number: COLLIER

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:
February 1993
Encoded by:
Xiuzhi Zhou
© 1999 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Randolph Collier Papers,
Date (bulk): bulk 1945-1955
Collection number: COLLIER
Creator: Collier, Randolph, 1902-1983
Extent: 1 box
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], Randolph Collier Papers, COLLIER, Water Resources Collections and Archives, University of California, Riverside.

Access Points

Central Valley Project (Calif.)
United States. Bureau of Reclamation
California. Dept. of Water Resources
California. State Water Resources Control Board
Water resources development -California, Northern
Water diversion --Klamath River (Calif. and Or.)
Water diversion --California --Trinity River
Iron Gate Dam (Calif.)
Irrigation --California --Sacramento Valley

Biographical Information

Randolph Collier was born in Etna, California on July 26, 1902. He was a resident of Siskiyou County his entire life, attending Yreka grammar and high schools, and the University of California, Riverside. In 1925, he was appointed police court judge of the City of Yreka, serving in that capacity until his election to the California State Senate in 1938. He was re-elected in 1942, 1946, 1950, and 1954. He served as Chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee and co-authored the Collier- Burns Highway Act of 1947. He also served as Chairman of the Senate Interim Committee on Highways, Streets and Bridges. Senator Collier died on August 2, 1983.

Scope and Content

Correspondence, reports, legislation, and memoranda, concerning the diversion of water from the Klamath and Trinity Rivers into the Sacramento Valley, California.

Box Box 1, item 1

Letters, legislation, minutes and memoranda on proposed diversion of water from Klamath River watershed into the Sacramento River basin; counter-proposals for irrigating Butte and Shasta Valleys. 1945-1949.

item 2

Papers regarding the proposed regulatory dam at Iron Gate on the Klamath River. 1949-1950.

item 3

Materials regarding the proposed diversion of the Trinity River, California, into the Sacramento Valley for the purpose of additional hydro-electric energy and additional irrigation water. 1947-1955.