Skip to main content

Agriculture -- History -- Southwestern States

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Wallace F. Bennett papers on Colorado River salinity, 1962-1965

 File — Box 620: Series 2; Series 4 [Barcode: 31197230357037], Folder: 4
Identifier: MSS 20 Series 2 Sub-Series A
Scope and Contents note

Folder contains congressional records, newspaper clippings, correspondence, maps, and reports from 1962 to 1965 that pertain to the salinity of the Colorado River in the Western United States and its negative affects on irrigation and agriculture in the Southwestern United States and Mexico. Information includes recommendations to reduce the salinity problem and keep enough water for the Colorado River Basin States while maintaining a good relationship with Mexico.

Dates: Other: 1962-1965

Wallace F. Bennett papers on South Davis, Upper Colorado River, Vernal, and Weber Basin water projects, 1955-1959

 File — Carton 421: Series 3, Folder: 1-5
Identifier: MSS 20 Series 3 Sub-Series B
Scope and Contents note Folders contain reports, correspondence, congressional records, maps, bills, resolutions, and newspaper articles from 1955 to1959 dealing with different water projects in the Western United States. The material provides information about appropriations, legislation and progress concerning the South Davis Counter Water Improvement District in Utah, the Upper Colorado River Storage Project in the Western United States, and the Vernal and Weber Basin water projects in Utah. Also included are...
Dates: Other: 1955-1959