Elmer Perry Dodd papers [manuscript], 1900-1957.


Dodd, Elmer Perry, b. 1869. Elmer Perry Dodd papers [manuscript], 1900-1957.

Elmer Perry Dodd papers [manuscript], 1900-1957.

Collection includes: Correspondence, research notes, documents and printed materials regarding irrigation projects in Umatilla area, particularly the Umatilla Rapids Project, McNary Dam, 1902-1954; Correspondence and documents regarding the Columbia Valley Association, 1934-1938, Inland Waterways Association, 1934-1939, and the Bureau of Reclamation hearings, 1955. Correspondents include Walter M. Pierce, Charles L. McNary, Frederick Steiwer, Marshall N. Dana and Homer D. Angell; Articles of incorporation of Boardman, Oregon, ca. 1912-1922; Land titles; Scrapbooks, 3 vols., 1902-1952, regarding Umatilla.

2 cubic feet (2 record cartons)

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Columbia Valley Association.

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