Elwood Mead papers, [ca. 1907-1924].

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Mead, Elwood, 1858-1936. Elwood Mead papers, [ca. 1907-1924].

Elwood Mead papers, [ca. 1907-1924].

Correspondence, research data, manuscripts and reprints of writings, photographs and slides, hearing transcripts, students' these, etc., relating in part to agriculture, irrigation, and engineering in California, Australia, Canada, Britain, and Mexico.

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Mead, Elwood, 1858-1936

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Elwood Mead (1858-1936) was territorial engineer and later, the first state engineer of Wyoming, 1888-1899, and author of its first water code. From 1899-1907, he was in charge of irrigation investigations for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He was chairman of the Rivers and Water Supply Commission in Victoria, Australia, 1907-1915, professor of Rural Institutions at the University of California, 1915-1924, and Commissioner of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation from 1924 until his death in 1936....

University of California (1868-1952). Dept. of Engineering.

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