Series 206
Governor Blood Colorado River Compact subject file

Dates: 1926-1936.

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These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.

Historical Note

An agency history is available.

Scope and Content

This series contains correspondence, memorandum, minutes, and reports pertaining to Utah's rights and responsibilities as a member of the seven-state Colorado River Compact. These are executive level records created and maintained by the office of Governor George Dern, who acted as the principal agent for Utah on issues related to the 1922 Colorado River Compact. The records here reflect Utah's interaction with other states on Colorado River issues, as well as negotiations and discussions on the 1928 Boulder Canyon Project, which had the effect of specifying annual allotments of water from the Colorado River for the lower basin states of Arizona, Nevada, and California.

Arrangement

Alphabetical by topic.

Related Records

Colorado River Commission case files from the Attorney General's Office, Series 165, contains assorted legal records, correspondence, and reports pertaining to Utah's role in the Colorado River Commission.

Upper Colorado River project case files from the Governor Clyde, Series 200, document the history of the Upper Colorado River Storage Project in the state of Utah, which authorized the construction of reservoir and hydroelectric facilities within the Upper Colorado River Basin.

Colorado River project records from the Department of Natural Resources. Division of Water Rights, Series 13912, demonstrate how the office of the Utah State Engineer was involved with numerous actions and responsibilities pertaining to the Colorado River.

Interstate compacts from the Lieutenant Governor, Series 20221, includes the Colorado River Compact, which apportioned water from the Colorado River among six western states.

Additional Forms

This series is available on microfilm.

Access Restrictions

This series is classified as Public.

Preferred Citation

Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.

Processing Note

This series was processed, and finding aid created, by Jim Kichas in November 2014.

Indexing Terms

    Container List

    REEL DATE DESCRIPTION
    1 1929 Minutes
    1 1927 News Articles by Oliver Grimes
    1 1927-1928 Correspondence (A-B)
    1 1927-1930 Adams, William H. (Governor of Colorado)
    1 1925-1931 Bacon, George H. (Utah State Engineer)
    1 1927-1930 Balzar, F.B. (Governor of Nevada)
    1 1926 Bannister, L. Ward
    1 1928 Bannister, L. Ward
    1 1927 Jan-Apr Bannister, L. Ward
    1 1927 May-Dec Bannister, L. Ward
    1 1928 Bannister, L. Ward - Statements and Hearings
    1 1929-1930 Bannister, L. Ward
    1 1927-1931 Boulder Dam
    1 1926-1928 Correspondence (C)
    1 1926-1927 Carpenter, Delph E.
    2 1926-1927 Carpenter, Delph E.
    2 1928 Carpenter, Delph E.
    2 1929 Carpenter, Delph E.
    2 1930-1931 Carpenter, Delph E.
    2 1929-1930 Colorado River Commission
    2 1926-1930 Colton, Don B.
    2 1927 Colorado River Advisory Committee
    2 1927 Colorado River Advisory Committee - Minutes
    2 1929 Conference of Governor's Reports
    2 1927-1930 Correspondence (D-F)
    2 1927-1930 George Dern Notes and Memos
    2 1927-1930 George Dern Statements
    2 1927-1930 George Dern Addresses
    2 1927-1930 Dillon, R.S. (Governor of New Mexico)
    2 1927 Emerson, Frank C. (Governor of Wyoming)
    2 1928-1930 Emerson, Frank C. (Governor of Wyoming)
    2 1927-1931 Correspondence (F-G)
    2 1927 Fact Finding Committee
    2 1927-1930 Federal Power Commission
    3 1927-1929 Correspondence (H-I)
    3 1927-1928 Hayden, Carl (Arizona Senator)
    3 1926-1929 Heard, Dwight B. (Arizona Republican Editor)
    3 1927-1929 Hollenback, L.A.
    3 1929 President Herbert Hoover
    3 1926-1928 Hunt, George P. (Governor of Arizona)
    3 1927 Hunt, George P. (Governor of Arizona)
    3 1926-1929 Correspondence (J)
    3 1925-1928 Correspondence (K)
    3 1927-1928 Kendrick, John B.
    3 1925-1927 King, William H.
    3 1928 King, William H.
    3 1928 King, William H.
    3 1927-1928 Correspondence (L)
    3 1925-1928 Leatherwood, E.O.
    3 1926-1931 Correspondence (M)
    3 1927-1929 Maddock, Thomas (Commission of Arizona)
    3 1927-1930 Malone, George W.
    3 1927-1929 May, J.P.
    3 1929-1931 Mead, Elwood
    4 1929-1931 Mead, Elwood
    4 1926-1929 Correspondence (N-O)
    4 1926-1930 Correspondence (P)
    4 1926-1929 Patterson, Knox
    4 1929-1930 Phillips, J.C. (Governor of Arizona)
    4 1927-1928 Phipps, Lawrence C. (Colorado Senator)
    4 1927-1929 Pittman, Key (Nevada Senator)
    4 1927 Pound, Earl C. (President of the Imperial Valley Irrigation District)
    4 1931-1932 Pound, Earl C.
    4 1931-1932 Porter, Preston J.
    4 1925-1930 Correspondence (R)
    4 1927-1928 Ray, William W.
    4 1925-1929 Correspondence (S)
    4 1927-1928 Sain, C.M.
    4 1926-1928 Scrugham, J.G.
    4 1926-1928 Smith, Addison T.
    4 1926-1930 Smoot, Reed (Utah Senator)
    4 1925-1929 Speeches
    4 1925-1930 Correspondence (T)
    4 1926 Tri-State Meeting
    4 1926-1929 Correspondence (W-Y)
    4 1926-1929 Wallace, William R.
    4 1926-1927 White, Samuel
    4 1927 Widtsoe, John A.
    4 1927-1931 Wilbur, Ray Lyman (Secretary of the Interior)
    4 1927-1930 Winder, M.S.
    4 1928-1930 Wilson, Francis C.
    4 1926 Winning of the West Conference
    4 1927-1928 Winsor, Mulford
    4 1927 Winter, Charles E.
    4 1927 Water Litigation
    4 1927 Winter, Charles E.
    4 1927-1928 Winsor, Mulford
    4 1926 Winning of the West Conference
    4 1928-1930 Wilson, Francis C.
    4 1927-1930 Winder, M.S.
    4 1927-1931 Wilbur, Ray Lyman
    4 1927 Widtsoe, John A.
    4 1927-1929 Young, C.C. (Governor of California)
    5 1927-1929 Young, C.C. (Governor of California)
    5 1936 Statistical Summary of Expenditure and Accomplishments - The Emergency Relief Program
    5 1934 Federal Emergency Relief Administration - Civiliam Works Administration
    5 1934 Federal Emergency Relief Administration - Civilian Works Administration - Transfer of Projects to Works Division
    5 1934 Federal Emergency Relief Administration - Civilian Works Administration - Projects Submitted for Approval
    5 1934 Federal Emergency Relief Administration - Civilian Works Administration - Minutes and Reports
    5 1934 Jan-Mar Federal Emergency Relief Administration - Public Works Administration
    5 1934 Federal Emergency Relief Administration - Public Works Administration - Money Allocation
    5 1934 Federal Emergency Relief Administration - Public Works Administration - Codes
    5 1934 Federal Emergency Relief Administration - Rural Rehabilitation

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