Preliminary Inventory of the Willard L. Gorton Papers, 1927-1932

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Preliminary Inventory of the Willard L. Gorton Papers, 1927-1932

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
Processed by:
Hoover Institution staff
Encoded by:
Brooke Dykman Dockter
© 1998 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Willard L. Gorton Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1927-1932
Collection number: XX167
Creator: Gorton, Willard L., 1881-
Collection Size: 2 manuscript boxes, 4 envelopes (1 linear foot)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, reports, clippings, and photographs, relating to reclamation and irrigation projects in Turkestan.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection open for research.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Willard L. Gorton Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Access Points

Agriculture--Soviet Central Asia.
Soviet Central Asia.
Soviet Union.
Russia (Federation)
Soviet Union--Economic policy--1928-1932.
Engineers.


Container List

Box 1, Folder 1

Agreement between the Soviet Union Mid-Asian Water Economy Service (SREDAZVODOZ) and W. L. Gorton on February 6, 1930 and an organizational chart. Photostats and negative

Folder 2

Correspondence and personal papers regarding W. L. Gorton's appointment as consulting engineer in irrigation service with the Mid-Asian Reclamation Service in Tashkent, Uzbek Republic (Turkestan), USSR, 1930-1932

Folder 3-4

Reclamation and Irrigation Engineering in Turkestan, 1930-1932

Folder 5

Food orders to America and related correspondence from Turkestan, 1930-1932

Folder 6

Reports, articles, notes, etc. on Soviet Russia, 1930-1932

Box 2, Folder 1

Reports, articles, notes, etc. on Soviet Russia, 1930-1932

Folder 2-3

Clippings on Soviet Russia

Folder 4

United States recognition of Soviet Russia

Folder 5

Personal memorabilia of W. L. Gorton

photo-file Photo file

Photographs. See photo card catalog