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Records of Temporary Committees, Commissions and Boards:
Records of the Missouri Basin Survey Commission
(Record Group 220)

1952-1953.

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ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION

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FOLDER TITLE LIST

Box 1

    REPORT FILE
  • Final Report to the President, Dec. 29, 1952
    TRANSCRIPTS OF PROCEEDINGS
  • Aberdeen, S. D., May 21, 1952
Box 2
  • Billings, Mont., May 17, 1952
  • Bismarck, N.D., May 19, 1952
  • Denver, Colo., June 26, 1952
  • Great Falls, Mont., May 15, 1952
Box 3
  • Great Falls, Mont., May 16, 1952
  • Hays, Kans., June 6, 1952
  • Herman, Mo., June 13, 1952
  • Jefferson City, Mo., June 12, 1952
  • Kansas City, Mo., June 10, 1952
Box 4
  • Kansas City, Mo., June 11, 1952
  • Lincoln, Nebr., Aug. 22, 1952
  • Lincoln, Nebr., Aug. 23, 1952
  • Manhattan, Kans., June 5, 1952
Box 5
  • Pierre, S.D., May 23, 1952
  • Sioux City, Ia., May 8, 1952
  • Sioux City, Ia., May 9, 1952
  • St. Charles, Mo., June 14, 1952
  • St. Paul, Minn., June 16, 1952
  • Topeka, Kans., June 3, 1952
Box 6
  • Worland, Wyo., June 27, 1952
  • Worland, Wyo. June 28, 1952
  • Summary of proceedings, October 20, 1952
  • Navigation interviews
    MAPS, CHARTS AND PHOTOGRAPHS
  • Navigation charts, Missouri River 1950
  • Maps and charts, Missouri River
  • Omaha District project maps 1951
Box 7
  • Missouri hearing - maps - miscellaneous material
  • Maps - Sioux City hearing
  • Corps of Engineers, James River flood control improvements - Maps presented at South Dakota, May 1952
  • Milk River flood photographs, Great Falls, Mont., May 15, 1952
  • Photographs of flood, South Dakota May 1952
  • Sioux City, Iowa Meeting, May 9, 1952--Photo Album
  • Charts
    NEWSPAPER CLIPPINGS
  • Newspaper Clippings
      [1 of 6]
      [2 of 6]
      [3 of 6]
Box 8
      [4 of 6
      [5 of 6]
      [6 of 6]
  • Newspaper Clippings-South Dakota
      [1 of 2]
      [2 of 2]
  • Newspaper Clippings-Tuttle Creek Dam
Box 9
  • Newspaper Clippings-Miscellaneous-August, 1952
  • Newspaper Clippings-Miscellaneous-September, 1952
  • Newspaper Clippings-Miscellaneous-October, 1952
  • Newspaper Clippings-Miscellaneous-November, 1952
  • Newspaper Clippings-Miscellaneous-December, 1952
  • Newspaper Clippings-Topeka
  • Newspaper Clippings-Other Dams, December 1, 1952
  • Newspaper Clippings-Oahe-Other Dams, December 12, 1952
  • Newspaper Clippings-Other Dams, December 19, 1952
  • Newspaper Clippings-Watershed Legislation, September-November, 1952
  • Newspaper Clippings-Watershed Legislation-Flood Control, December 19, 1952
  • Newspaper Clippings-Watershed Dev. December 1, 1952
    COMMISSION REFERENCE FILE
Box 10
  • The Missouri River Basin Proposals for Development, Meade
  • Missouri River Channel, Stabilization and Navigation Project, Report to the Committee on Appropriations, Kerr
  • Missouri River Channel, Stabilization and Navigation Project, Hearings Before House Subcommittee on Appropriations
  • Study of Civil Works, Hearings Before the Subcommittee to Study Civil Works
  • Power Market Survey, Missouri River Basin, Area A Montana, Federal Power Commission
  • Power Market Survey, Missouri River Basin, Area B Wyoming-Colorado, Federal Power Commission
  • Power Market Survey, Missouri River Basin, Area C North Dakota, Federal Power Commission
  • Power Market Survey, Missouri River Basin, Area D Nebraska, Federal Power Commission
  • Power Market Survey, Missouri River Basin, Area E Kansas-Missouri, Federal Power Commission
  • Power Market Survey, Missouri River Basin, Part I-Power Requirements
  • Statement Regarding Interest and Activities of the U.S. Public Health Service
  • Speed Missouri River Floods
  • What Happened at Kansas City, July, 1951, Flood in Kansas River Basin
  • Report on the Cooperative Survey for the Development of Land and Water Resources in the Grand River Basin Missouri
  • Economic Implications of Irrigation Development in the Northern Great Plains
  • Personnel Management, The Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government
  • Concluding Report, The Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government
Box 11
  • Flood Control, A Proceedings Report on a Forum Held at Kansas State College, Manhattan, Kansas, November 27-28, 1951
  • Missouri River Basin Agricultural Program
  • The Missouri Basin's Water Resources, Organizing for Operation
  • Investment Appraisal, Proposed Watershed Programs
  • Modification of the 160 Acre Limitation
  • Reclamation Law
  • The Interstate Compact as an Instrumentality for Regional Planning
  • Summary of State Water law in the Missouri Basin
  • Water Resources Policy Commission Recommendations for Legislation
  • The Bureau of Land Management and its Relation to the Program for the Development and Use of the Land and Water Resources in the Missouri River Basin
  • Conservation and Development of Mineral Resources in Missouri Basin by Interior's Bureau of Mines to Chairman Lawrence and Members of the Commission
  • Executive Order 10318 Establishing the Missouri Basin Survey Commission
  • The Contribution of the U.S. Geological Survey to the Missouri Basin Development Program
  • Activities of the Bureau of Reclamation in Region 6
  • Statement of E.W. Rising
  • Big-Dam Foolishness
  • Mid-State Project
  • The Watershed-American Watershed Council, Inc.
  • Bibliography of Congressional and Federal Documents on the Missouri River Basin, 1947-1952
  • "A Statement of Desirable Policy With Respect to the Conservation, Development, and Use of the National Water Resources"
  • Navigation and Flood Control Laws
Box 12
  • Missouri River Channel Stabilization and Navigation Project Kansas City to Mouth
  • Statement by the Under Secretary of the Interior Before the Missouri Basin Survey Commission, September 15, 1952
  • Statement by Avery A. Batson, Director, Region 7, Bureau of Reclamation Before the Missouri Basin Survey Commission
  • Statement by Harrell F. Mosbaugh, Chairman, Interior Missouri Basin Field Committee, Before the Missouri Basin Commission
  • Planning for Fish and Wildlife in the Missouri Basin
  • Interior's Role Through the National Park Service in Planning and Developing Land and Water Resources in the Missouri River Basin
  • The Bureau of Indian Affairs in Missouri River Basin Development Program
  • Report on the Missouri Basin Survey Commission Trip to the Tennessee Valley Area
  • Organization for Missouri Basin Resource Development
  • Federal Power Laws Applicable in the Missouri Basin
  • Channel Stabilization and Navigation Project Agricultural Erosion Control Aspects
  • Statement to Missouri Basin Survey Commission, August 1952
  • Local Participation in Development Projects and Watershed Programs
  • Some Local Problems in Connection with Harlan County Reservoir
  • Some Local Problems in Connection with Trenton, Enders, and Medicine Creek Reservoirs
  • Studies Needed on Local Problems with Large Reservoirs
  • Report to Nebraska Coordinating Committee for Missouri Basin Resource Development
  • Report to Nebraska Coordinating Committee for Missouri River Basin Resource Development
  • Factual Data Relative to Major Problems Arising in the Coordination of Water Resources Projects and Highway Development in the Missouri River Basin, November 1952
  • Factual Data Relative to Major Problems Arising in the Coordination of Water Resources Projects and Highway Development in the Missouri River Basin, December 1952
  • Department of Commerce Statement on Existing Programs and Problems in Missouri River Basin
  • New Defense Production Facilities in the Missouri River Basin
  • The Missouri River Basin Development Program
  • Suitability for Sustained Irrigation of Lands in North Dakota West of the Des Lacs River
  • Mirage Flats Project
  • The Lower Platte River Area's Relationship to the Missouri River Basin Project
  • Mineral Resources
  • National Water Policy Panel of Engineers Joint Council
  • Report on Addition of Power Facilities to the Water Valley Reservoir on the White River and Tributaries as Proposed by the Corps of Engineers
  • Garrison Dam on the Missouri
  • Summary of Benefits
  • Missouri River Basin Project, Bureau of Reclamation
  • Huron Development Farm
  • Redfield Development Farm
  • Power Fortifies Farming, Commerce & Industry
  • Irrigated Crop Yields, Huron & Redfield
  • Angostura
  • Water Resources Development Map, South Dakota
Box 13
  • Missouri-Oahe District
  • Summary of the Program of the Department of the Interior in the Missouri River Basin
  • S. 1883, Bill
  • Discussion of Morris L. Cooke's Paper by Dr. H.E. Thomas
  • Digest of Congressional Proceedings
  • Lander Phosphate Rock Deposits, Fremont County, Wyoming, Part I-Investigation of the Deposits
  • From Daily Belle Fourche Post-Comments on Conference on Resource Development Benefits
  • Land and Water Resources Development of the Missouri River Basin
  • Fuel Resources Available to Selected Missouri Basin Thermal Power Plant Sites
  • Western Mineral Fertilizers
  • Pick-Sloan Plan in Missouri River Basin
  • Report on Missouri River Channel Stabilization and Navigation Projects, Sioux City to Mouth
  • Report on Missouri River Channel Stabilization and Navigation Projects, Sioux City to Mouth, Appendix I, Estimated Cost to Complete Project
  • Report on Missouri River Channel Stabilization and Navigation Projects, Sioux City to Mouth, Appendix II, Maps Showing Work Necessary to Complete Project
  • Report on Missouri River Channel Stabilization and Navigation Projects, Sioux City to Mouth, Appendix III, Benefits
Box 14
  • Resources for Freedom, Volume I, Foundations for Growth and Security
  • Resources for Freedom, Volume II, The Outlook for Key Commodities
  • Resources for Freedom, Volume III, The Outlook for Energy Sources
  • Resources for Freedom, Volume IV, The Promise of Technology
  • Resources for Freedom, Volume V, Selected Reports to the Commission
  • Federal Power Act
  • Long Range Program for the Missouri River Basin Region
  • Progress in the Missouri River Basin
Box 15
  • Progress, August 1952
  • Chicago Regional Office Report to Missouri Basin Survey Commission
  • Missouri River Basin in the Upper Missouri District
  • Sedimentation and Chemical Quality of Water in the Powder River Drainage Basin Wyoming and Montana
  • Missouri River Bibliography
  • Investment Appraisal Survey Lower Platter River Area
  • Investment Appraisal Survey Niobrara River Basin
  • Power Resources, Requirements and Supply
  • Investment Appraisal Survey Missouri River Basin Projects
  • Reports on Projects Under Consideration by Bureau of Reclamation
  • Tabulation of Economic Data for Projects Under Consideration by Corps of Engineers and Bureau of Reclamation, Missouri Basin
Box 16
  • Investment Appraisal Survey South Platte River Basin
  • Investment Appraisal Survey Kansas River Basin
  • Report on Classification of Lands According to Arability Under Irrigation
  • Correspondence with Bureau of Reclamation in re Investment Appraisal
  • Local Effects of the Proposed South Grand and Stockton Flood Control Reservoirs, Osage River Basin
    CENTRAL ADMINISTRATION FILE
Box 17
  • List of Daily Mail Received and Where it is Filed
  • Index to Administrative File
  • Administration of Natural Resources, A Selected List of References, TVA
  • Flood Control for the Kansas City Area
  • Source Material and Computations, Flood Control and Sedimentation
  • Table I, Direction and Source of Traffic Moving on Upper Mississippi River
  • Investment Appraisal of Missouri Basin Projects
  • Memos to File: Navigation
  • Mailing Lists for Inquiry Letters
  • Summary of Interviews by Commodities
  • Outline for the Report of the Missouri Basin Survey Commission
  • Executive Order 10318
  • Bibliographies
Box 18
  • Correspondence Regarding Mailing List for Commission Hearings
  • J.J. Thomas, Regional Personnel Officer; Lewis E. Timmons, Regional Comptroller
  • Holloway, W.A.--Regional Director General Services Administration
  • Missouri River Channel Stabilization and Navigation Project Hearings
  • "A Statement Desirable Policy With Respect to the Conservation, Development, and Use of the National Water Resources": A Digest and Commentary
  • Chart for Analysis of Changing Channel Conditions and Adjustment of Discharge Measurements
  • James E. Lawrence Personal
  • Cannell, Paul
  • Chronological File, April 21-July 14, 1952
  • Chronological File, July 15, 1952-September 19, 1952
  • Chronological File, September 22-November 18, 1952
  • Chronological File, November 19, 1952-February 4, 1953
Box 19
  • South Dakota State College Agricultural Experiment Station, Brookings, South Dakota-Kristjanson
  • Material Sent to Members of the Commission
  • Office Memorandum Between Cannell and Steele
  • Office Memoranda
  • Confidential File
  • Minutes of MBSC, December 30, 1952, Also Task Force
  • Commission Meeting Minutes
  • Water, Supply and Storage Information Needed
  • Applications for Time to Appear at Hearings
  • Rep. James W. Trimble
  • Rep. Clifford R. Hope
  • Sen. Milton R. Young
  • Sen. Thomas C. Hennings, Jr.
  • Sen. James E. Murray
  • Hon. Fred V. Heinkel
  • Rep. Wayne N. Aspinall
  • Conclusions and Recommendations as to Electric Power-Muller
  • Memorandum, Mr. Clifford Shoemaker Etc.
Box 20
  • Policy--Goldsworthy
  • Chicago Regional Engineer's Report to Missouri Basin Survey Commission, August 18, 1952
  • Report of Work to Date on M.B.S.C. Research by H.M. Hagg, Consultant
  • U.S. Dept. of Agriculture
  • Material Received from Alderson Reporting Company
  • Conference of August 26, 1952
  • Dissenting Statement by Young, Hope and Person
  • Statement by the President, 5 Point Program, Progress Report of the M.B.S.C
  • Cannell
  • Outline for the Report of the Missouri Basin Survey Commission
  • Summary of Proceedings, Missouri Basin Survey Commission
  • Part VI, Major Issues in Resource Planning, Development and Operation
  • Replies to Questionnaire Letters to Shippers
  • Mailing List for Report
  • Missouri River States Commission
  • Geological Survey
  • Martin Goldsworthy, Public Relations
Box 21
  • Howell, Kenneth W.
  • Locke, Jerome G.
  • Rusch, Oscar William
  • Paul, J. Edward
  • Missouri-Arkansas Basins Flood Control Association
  • Missouri Basin Inter-Agency Committee
  • Frank J. Trelease
  • Corps of Engineers, Missouri River Development
  • Bureau of Public Roads, Division Engineer, Navigation
  • Richard G. Baumhoff
  • Stanley K. Thurston
  • Roberts, Paul
  • Bureau of Government Research, University of Kansas
  • Marlette, Ralph R.
  • Tennessee Valley Authority
  • U.S. Dept. of Agriculture
  • University of Wyoming
  • Mississippi Valley Association
  • Herman M. Haag
  • Huffman, Roy
  • Krusekopf, H.H.
  • Myers, Harold
  • Timmons, John
  • Arthur P. Chew
  • Federal Power Laws Applicable in the M.B.S.C.
  • Speed Missouri River Flood, Midland Empire Flood Relief Association
  • H.R. 7868-Flood Prevention Bill
  • Donnelly, John J.
  • University of Wisconsin and Nebraska
  • Harry J. Peterson
  • Blue River Flood Association
  • Chapman, Oscar L.
Box 22
  • Farr, Charles Louis
  • W. Robert Parks
  • Colorado State Association of REA Co-ops
  • Bureau of the Budget, Regional Coordination of River Basin Development Programs
  • Parks and Recreation Commission
  • Kellog, C.E.
  • Mountain States Beet Growers Marketing Assoc. of Colorado
  • Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District
  • Iowa Natural Resources Council
  • Nebraska Mid-State Reclamation District
  • Al Bartos
  • Hon. Kenneth Holum
  • Requests and Receipts of Reference Material Water Policy and Etc.
  • State Engineer, South Dakota, Wyoming, North Dakota
  • North Dakota Stake College
  • Session with Agency Representatives, July 24 & 25
  • Missouri Basin Field Committee
  • Schutz, Willard D.
  • Betty Mitchell
  • Missouri Drainage Basin Office
  • Production and Marketing Administration
  • Dean H.T. Person
  • Kansas State Board of Agriculture
  • U.S. Government Printing Office
  • Monarch and Chesterfield Levee District
  • Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Soil Conservation Service
  • Sub-Committee on Power, MBIAC
Box 23
  • Harvard University, Widener Library
  • U.S. Bureau of Mines--Lignite
  • Missouri Division of Resources and Development
  • Bureau of Reclamation
  • Gladwin Young
  • Department of Commerce
  • Summary of Recommendations
  • Index to Legislative Material

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