Inventory of the David K. Todd Papers, 1957-1969

Processed by the Water Resources Collections and Archives staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Xiuzhi Zhou
Water Resources Collections and Archives
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PO Box 5900
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA 92517-5900
Phone: (951) 827-2934
Fax: (951) 827-6378
Email: waterarc@ucr.edu
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© 1998
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Inventory of the David K. Todd Papers, 1957-1969

Collection number: TODD

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:
April 1993
Encoded by:
Xiuzhi Zhou
© 1998 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: David K. Todd Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1957-1969
Collection number: TODD
Creator: Todd, David Keith
Extent: ca. 3 linear ft. (6 boxes)
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], David K. Todd Papers, TODD, Water Resources Collections and Archives, University of California, Riverside.

Access Points

University of California (System). Water Resources Center. West Side San Joaquin Valley Coordinating Council
Council for the International Hydrological Decade
Universities Council on Hydrology
Universities Council on Water Resources
American Geophysical Union. Committee on Status and Needs in Hydrology
Pacific Southwest Water Plan
International Hydrological Decade
Skagit Hydroelectric Project (Wash.)
Western Interstate Water Conference (2nd : 1965 : Corvallis, Or.)
Frozen ground
Gorge High Dam (Wash.)
University of California, Riverside. Dept. of Civil Engineering

Biographical Information:

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).

Scope and Content

Chiefly correspondence, minutes, press releases of various water resources organizations; and reports, maps, charts, photographs, and articles relating to Skagit Hydroelectric Project, Washington.

Box BOXES 1-2, item 1.1

Seattle (Wash.). Dept. of Lighting.

 

Reports, maps, charts, plots, photographs relating to artificial freezing of groundwater in foundation work for Gorge High Dam, Skagit Hydroelectric Project. 1954-1958.

Physical Description: 2 boxes.

Scope and Content Note

Partial Contents: First stage freezing operation temperature data, plots, August 1956 -July 1958 --First stage freezing isotherm charts --Expanded elevation of second stage ice wall.
Box BOX 3, item 1.2

Townsend, C. L.

 

Estimate for frozen earth cofferdam at Gorge High Dam, upper damsite. 1954.

Physical Description: [12] leaves ; 28 cm.
item 1.3

Coombs, Howard A.

 

Geologic examination of the Gorge High Dam site, Skagit Project, Seattle City Light. 1954.

Physical Description: 8 leaves
item 1.4

Seattle (Wash.). Dept. of Lighting.

 

Report on information accumulated on drilling cased holes, pumping ground water and grouting and freezing the river fill material in connection with water diversion at the Gorge High Dam site. 1954.

Physical Description: 1 v.: photos
item 1.5

Townsend, C. L.

 

Freezing the cofferdams at Gorge High Dam. 1954.

Physical Description: 4 leaves
item 1.6

Seattle (Wash.). Dept. of Lighting.

 

Report on ground water pumping test in connection with water diversion at the Gorge High Dam site. 1954.

Physical Description: 1 v.
item 1.7

Mosman, John L.

 

Gorge High Dam: report on freezing of wall of ice for retention of perculating water. 1954.

Physical Description: 5 leaves
item 1.8

Todd, David K.

 

[Photographs of the construction of Gorge High Dam, Skagit River, Washington], 1953-1959.

Physical Description: 20 photographs: b&w; 10 x 12 cm.-20 x 25 cm.
item 2

Todd, David K.

 

Literature review on ground freezing; notes for a bibliography. 1962.

Physical Description: 1 envelope.
item 3

Ruedy, R.

 

Shaft sinking by the freezing method, 1905-1955: bibliography, translations, and notes. [n.d.]

Physical Description: 28 leaves
Box BOX 4, item 4

Universities Council on Hydrology.

 

Correspondence and miscellany. 1962-1964.

Physical Description: 5 v. + 1 envelope.
Box BOX 5, item 5

Universities Council on Water Resources.

 

Correspondence re membership, committees, and other miscellany. 1964-1967.

Physical Description: 5 folders.

Scope and Content Note

Partial Contents: Minutes, Executive Board Meeting, 1965-1966 --Report on Universities Council on Water Resources Standing Committees / by E. Roy Tinney, 1965 --Minutes, annual meetings, 1965-1966 --UCOWR Newsletter, 1965-1967 --UCOWR brochure "Career opportunities in water resources."
Box BOX 6, item 6

University of California (System). Water Resources Center. West Side San Joaquin Valley Coordinating Council.

 

Correspondence, notes, photos and annual reports regarding the San Joaquin Valley Project, planning for the impact of water on land. 1965-1967.

Physical Description: 2 folders.

Scope and Content Note

Partial Contents: Annual report for 1965-66 to the Water Resources Center, planning for the impact of water on land / by David K. Todd --Objectives, organization and functions of the Water Resources Center of the University of California.
item 7

Pacific Southwest Water Plan Conference (1964: Lake Arrowhead, Calif.)

 

Papers presented at the Conference, Lake Arrowhead Conference Center, Lake Arrowhead, California, 4-6 June 1964. 1964.

Physical Description: 1 folder.

Scope and Content Note

Partial Contents: Conceptual features of a regional water plan, assumptions and the planning process / by David K. Todd --Legal considerations incident to regional planning and allocation of water resources, a background paper / prepared by Sho Sato --Economic issues in regional water development proposal, a background paper / prepard by M. F. Brewer and W. Z. Hirsch.
item 8

Western Interstate Water Conference (2nd: 1965: Corvallis, Or.)

 

Western attention to Western water. 1965.

Physical Description: 1 folder.

Scope and Content Note

Partial Contents: Conference program, resolutions; regional water transfer alternatives; remarks by Commissioner of Reclamation Floyd E. Dominy, Dept. of the Interior; Colorado River Association, newsletter.
item 9

American Geophysical Union. Section of Hydrology. Committee on Status and Needs in Hydrology.

 

Record, summary and reports of conferences. 1963.

Physical Description: 1 folder.

Scope and Content Note

Partial Contents: Statement of position regarding institutions and mechanisms, adopted February 15, 1963 --Summary of conference activities and actions, February 13-15, 1963 --A record of the First Monticello Conference, Monticello, Illinois, June 24-28, 1963 --A report on the analysis of the Ballots from the Hott House Conference ... / by John B. Stall --Sixty-nine research areas in hydrology, a summary for the American Geophysical Union Committee on Status and Needs in Hydrology.
item 10

Unesco. Council for the International Hydrological Decade.

 

International hydrological decade. 1963-1964.

Physical Description: 1 folder.

Scope and Content Note

Partial Contents: Prepartory meeting on the long-term programme of reseach in scientific hydrology, Unesco House, Paris, 20-29 May, 1963 --Memorandum, U.S. participation in the International Hydrological Decade --Transmittal note, December 10, 1963 --Revised terms of reference, Council for the International Hydrological Decade --Meeting on U.S. Participation in the International Hydrological Decade, held December 18, 1963 at Dept. of State --Program development.
item 11

Universities Council on Water Resources.

 

Correspondence and minutes. 1962-1969.

Physical Description: 1 folder.

Scope and Content Note

Partial Contents: Inter-university conference on hydrology and formation of the Universities Council on Hydrology / by David K. Todd --By-laws --Annual report, on Committee on Visiting Scientists Program, 1966-1967, 1967-68 --Preliminary report, Committee on Education and Research in Water Quality, Universities Council on Water Resources, Cornell University, July 25, 1967 --Challenging issues in water resources. --Business meeting, July 27, 1966 --Inter-University Conference on Hydrology, Lake Arrowhead, California, August 7-9,1962.