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Inventory of the David K. Todd Papers, 1957-1969
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Description
Chiefly correspondence, minutes, press releases of various water resources organizations; and reports, maps, charts, photographs, and articles relating to Skagit Hydroelectric Project, Washington.
Background
Born in Lafayette, Ind., 1923. B.S. degree in civil engineering (Purdue University, 1948); hydraulic engineer, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Denver, Colo. (1948-1950); M.S. in meteorology (New York University, 1948); Ph.D. in hydraulics (University of California, 1953). Professor of Civil Engineering, University of California, Riverside; chairman of the Universities Council on Water Resource; and an instrumental figure in organizing the world-wide International Hydrological Decade. President of Todd Engineers, Emeryville, Calif., a consulting firm specializing in groundwater investigations (1978-present).
Restrictions
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.
Availability
Collection is open for research.