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Author: 
Adams, Frank, 1875-1967. 
Title: 
Frank Adams, University of California, on irrigation, reclamation and water administration : transcript, 1958. 
Physical Description: 
Transcript : 507 leaves (1 v.) Phonotape : 1 sound reel (310-543 ft.) : analog, 3 3/4 ips, 1 track ; 7 in. 
Holdings: 
Bancroft BANC MSS C-D 4022;
Non-circulating; may be used only in The Bancroft Library.
Bancroft Phonotape 202:2 B;
Non-circulating; may be used only in The Bancroft Library.
 
Collection Name: 
History of Science and Technology Collection 
Scope and Content: 
Interviews conducted, 1958, by Willa K. Baum for the Regional Cultural History Project, University of California Library, Berkeley. Portrait photographs of Mr. Adams and several of his associates, and related printed items inserted. Notes on his family, particularly his father, Edward Francis Adams, Fruit Exchange organizer and agricultural writer; education, including Stanford University experiences and work with Edward A. Ross; association with Elwood Mead; investigations for reclamation, irrigation, soil conservation and flood control projects in California and elsewhere (including Palestine); water rights controversies; the Commonwealth Club. Copies of various pertienent letters and papers and a list of Adams' publications, appended. 
Notes: 
Published: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California, c1959. Included in: History of Science and Technology Collection. Phonotape (excerpt) also available. 
Subjects: 
Media Type: 
  • Manuscript
  • Photographs
  • Oral histories
  • Sound recordings
Added Entries: 
  • Baum, Willa K.
  • Bancroft Library. -- Regional Oral History Office.
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