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Inventory of the Randolph Collier Papers, bulk 1945-1955
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Description
Correspondence, reports, legislation, and memoranda, concerning the diversion of water from the Klamath and Trinity Rivers into the Sacramento Valley, California.
Background
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.
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.