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Records of Temporary Committees, Commissions and Boards: Records of the President's Water Resources Policy Commission (Record Group 220)

1950-1951

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ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION

Size: 25 linear feet.
Access: Open.
Copyright: The donor gave to the U.S. government the copyrights in this material and in any other material received by the U.S. government and maintained in a depository administered by the National Archives and Records Administration. Documents created by U.S. government officials in the course of their official duties are in the public domain. Copyright interest in other documents presumably belongs to the creators of those documents, or their heirs.
Processed by: Jerry N. Hess (1962).

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FOLDER TITLE LIST

Box 1

ADMINISTRATION: Administration Subject File
  • General administration
  • Organization: Establishment of Commission
  • Organization: Committees and subcommittees
  • Organization: Commission staff
  • Relationship of Commission: Meetings with President and White House Staff
  • Relationship of Commission: Relations with Senate Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs
  • Relationship of Commission: Relations with House Committee on the Judiciary
  • Meetings of Commissioners
  • Commissioners' correspondence with Chairman
  • Chairman's speeches
  • Commissioner Renne's article on the Commission in Land Economics
  • Press releases and conferences
ADMINISTRATION: General Subject File
  • Benefits and costs
  • Bibliography
  • Conservation
  • Costs

Box 2

  • Dams
  • Drainage
  • Economic justification
  • Education
  • Erosion
  • Farm production increase
  • Federal-Government participation
  • Federal-State division of authority
  • Federal-State relations
  • Fisheries
  • Flood control and forecasting
  • Forests

Box 3

  • Ground water: Council of State Government investigations, by Frank Vane
  • Ground water: Overdeveloped and neglected, by Harold E. Thomas
  • Great Plains Council
  • Historical
  • Inventory of natural resources
  • Investment appraisal
  • Irrigation
  • Land use and management
  • Legislation: Congressional expression
  • Legislation: Desirable legislation
  • Legislation: Proposals, comments on
  • Minority groups
  • Multiple purpose
  • Navigation
  • New York City water shortage
  • Origin, cosmic, of water on earth
  • Policy

Box 4

  • Power
  • Pollution
  • Priority
  • Project feasibility
  • Rainfall, artificial
  • Rating of resources: people, water, land
  • Reclamation projects, vermego, etc.
  • Recreation
  • Regional development
  • Reservoirs
  • Sea water
  • Sedimentation
  • Soil conservation
  • State agency organization
  • Supply: General
  • Supply: Industrial
  • Supply: Municipal
  • Taxes
  • Watershed management
  • Wildlife
ADMINISTRATION: Alphabetical Name File

Box 5

  • A to L

Box 6

  • M to Z
ADMINISTRATION: General

Box 7

  • Background information received from the Bureau of the Budget: Historical background
  • Background information received from the Bureau of the Budget: Policy Questions, general
  • Background information received from the Bureau of the Budget: Policy questions, particular projects
  • Commissioners' attendance at meetings of other organizations
ADMINISTRATION: Commission's Field Conferences
  • General: General correspondence
  • General: Correspondence with Governors and Senators
  • General: Itinerary
  • Atlanta, Georgia: Correspondence

Box 8

  • Atlanta, Georgia: Proceedings
  • Atlanta, Georgia: Statistical data on Southern Company and its affiliates

Box 9

  • Berkeley, California: Correspondence
  • Berkeley, California: Proceedings, Volume I<

Box 10

  • Berkeley, California: Proceedings, Volume II
  • Columbus, Ohio: Correspondence
  • Columbus, Ohio: Proceedings

Box 11

  • Denver, Colorado: Correspondence
  • Denver, Colorado: Proceedings

Box 12

  • Fayetteville, Arkansas: Correspondence
  • Fayetteville, Arkansas: Proceedings, Volume I
  • Fayetteville, Arkansas: Proceedings, Volume II

Box 13

  • Sioux City, Iowa: Correspondence
  • Sioux City, Iowa: Proceedings, Volume I
  • Sioux City, Iowa: Proceedings, Volume II
  • Spokane, Washington: Correspondence
  • Spokane, Washington: Proceedings, Volume I

Box 14

  • Spokane, Washington: Proceedings, Volume II
  • Spokane, Washington: Proceedings, Volume III
  • Spokane, Washington: Proceedings, Volume IV
  • Springfield, Massachusetts: Correspondence

Box 15

  • Springfield, Massachusetts: Proceedings
ADMINISTRATION: Surveys by Questionnaire and Correspondence, General
  • Letters to various groups and individuals requesting cooperation
  • Questionnaire of March 17, 1950
ADMINISTRATION: Survey of Federal Government Agencies: Correspondence with the Commission
  • General: Commission letters to agencies
  • General: Federal Interagency River Basin Committee
Box 16
  • Agriculture, Department of: General Reports
  • Agriculture, Department of: Office of the Secretary
  • Agriculture, Department of: Bureau of Agricultural Economics
  • Agriculture, Department of: Agricultural Research Administration
  • Agriculture, Department of: Forest Service
  • Agriculture, Department of: Soil Conservation Service

Box 17

  • Army, Department of:
    • Office of the Secretary
      Office of Chief of Engineers
  • Atomic Energy Commission
  • Commerce, Department of:
    • General:
      • Reports
      Census Bureau, Public Roads Bureau, Bureau
      • of Foreign and Domestic Commerce, Bureau
        of Standards, Weather Bureau
  • Executive Office of the President
    • Bureau of the Budget
      Council of Economic Advisers
  • Federal Power Commission
  • Federal Reserve Board
  • Federal Security Agency
    • Office of Education
      Public Health Service
      • Reports
  • General Services Administration
  • Housing and Home Finance Agency
  • Interior, Department of:
    • General:

Box 18

      • Reports
    • Office of the Secretary
      Bonneville Power Administration
      Fish and Wildlife Service
      Geological Survey
      Indian Affairs Bureau
      National Park Service
      Reclamation Bureau
      • Re basis for formulating a water resources program for New Mexico
      Southwestern Power Administration
      Water and Power Division

Box 19

  • International Boundary and Water Commission, United States and Mexico
  • International Joint Commission
  • International Monetary Fund
  • Interstate Commerce Commission
  • Justice, Department of
  • Labor, Department of
  • Library of Congress
  • Naval Research Laboratory
  • National Security Resources Board
  • Reconstruction Finance Corporation
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Tennessee Valley Authority
  • Treasury Department
ADMINISTRATION: Survey of Federal Government Agencies: River Basin Reports from Agencies
  • Alabama-Coosa River Basin:
    • Agriculture, Department of
      Office of Chief of Army Engineers
      Federal Power Commission
      Forest Service, Department of Agriculture
      Interior, Department of
      Pubic Health Service



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Box 20

  • Arkansas-White River Basin:
    • Office of Chief Army Engineers
      Federal Power Commission
      Interior, Department of
      Public Health Service
  • Central Valley Basin of California
    • Office of Chief of Army Engineers (Sacramento-San Joaquin River Basin)
      Agriculture, Department of
      Federal Power Commission
      Forest Service
      Interior, Department of
      • (North Fork King's River Development)
        (Central Valley Federal Reclamation Project)
        (Solano County Project, California)
        (Tentative cost allocation and financial analysis)

Box 21

      • (Comprehensive report)
    • Federal Security Agency
  • Colorado River Basin:
    • Agriculture, Department of
      Forest Service
      Federal Power Commission
      Interior, Department of
      Office of Army Engineers
      Public Health Service

Box 22

  • Colombia River Basin:
    • Agriculture, Department of
      Federal Power Commission
      Forest Service
      Interior, Department of
      • (Modification of earlier report)
        (Data on projects in coordinated plan)
        (Bonneville Power Administration)
        (Bureau of Reclamation)
      Office of Chief of Army Engineers
      Public Health Service

Box 23

  • Connecticut River Basin:
    • Agriculture, Department of
      Federal Power Commission
      Forest Service
      Interior, Department of
      Office of Army Engineers
      Public Health Service
  • Delaware River Basin:
    • Federal Power Commission
      Interior, Department of
      Office of the Army Engineers
      Public Health Service
  • Missouri River Basin:
    • Agriculture, Department of
      Federal Power Commission
      Forest Service
      Interior, Department of
      • (Progress report, March 1950)
        (Progress report, June 1950)
        (Report, July 1950)
        (Report on sufficiency of water supply)
        (Putting the Missouri to work)

Box 24

    • Office of Army Engineers
      Public Health Service
  • Ohio River Basin:
    • Agriculture, Department of
      Federal Power Commission
      Interior, Department of
      Public Health Service
      Office of the Army Engineers
      State of Ohio, Department of Public Works
      State of Ohio, Department of Natural Resources

Box 25

  • Potomac River Basin:
    • Agriculture, Department of
      Federal Power Commission
      Forest Service
      Interior, Department of
      Office of Chief of Army Engineers
      Public Health Service
  • Rio Grande Basin:
    • Agriculture, Department of
      Federal Power Commission
      Interior, Department of
      Office of Chief of Army Engineers
      Public Health Service
  • Tennessee River Basin:
    • Federal Power Commission
      Forest Service
      Office of Chief of Army Engineers
      Tennessee Valley Authority
      • (Annual Report, 1948)
ADMINISTRATION: Survey of Federal Government Agencies: Topical Reports of Federal Agencies
  • Education, Office of:
    • "Material for the section on educational implications of the report being prepared by the PWRPC."

Box 26

  • Federal Interagency River Basin Committee:
    • "Adequacy of basic data in hydrology and sedimentation."
  • Federal Power Commission:
    • "Potential hydroelectric power in the United States."
  • Foreign and Domestic Commerce, Bureau of:
    • "Current river basin activities."
  • Forest Service:
    • "Watershed management, with particular reference to forest and range lands."
  • Geological Survey:
    • "Water facts in relation to a national water-resources policy."
      "A summary of the water situation in the United States with special reference to surface water."
  • Interagency group:
    • "The effects of land management upon runoff, erosion, and related factors."
  • Public Health Service:
    • "A summary report on public water supply problems in the United States for communities with populations 1,000 to 50,000 and 50,000 and above."
      "Information on water pollution."
      "Statement as to the elements of a sound water resources policy for the nation."
      "A suggested State water pollution control act."
  • Public Roads, Bureau of:
    • "Answer to request of March 18, 1950."
      "Water conservation in highway design and development."
  • Tennessee Valley Authority:
    • Answer to questionnaire
  • U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey:
    • "Development of national water resources."
  • Weather Bureau:
    • "Weather Bureau functions in water resource development."
ADMINISTRATION: Survey of State and Local Government Agencies: Correspondence and Statements

Box 27

  • Alabama
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
    • Los Angeles
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • District of Columbia
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Idaho

Box 28

  • Illinois
    • Decatur, City of
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan

Box 29

  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico (1)
  • New Mexico (2)
  • New York

Box 30

  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas (1)
  • Texas (2)

Box 31

  • U.S. Territories and Possessions:
    • Alaska
      Hawaii
      Puerto Rico
      Virgin Islands
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming
  • Survey of State and Local Government Agencies: Digest of Recommendations

    Survey of Trade and Industry Associations, Conservation Groups and Societies, Industrial Firms and Individuals: Correspondence and Statements
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