ROBERT S. KERR COLLECTION
CONSERVATION SERIES
Box and Folder Inventory

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Box 8: Mississippi River Basin --- Niagara Falls Project (1955).

F 1: Mississippi River Basin (n.d., 1945, 1950, 1955-1959).

a. Correspondence.  Correspondents include Everett M. Dirksen; Robert F. Kennon; Edwin E. Willis; Mississippi Valley Association.
b. "Excerpts from Draft of Platform Prepared at Mississippi Valley Association Convention" (February 9-11, 1958).
c. Speech: Stennis, John C.: "The Mississippi Valley -- Budget Balancer of the Future" (February 10, 1958).
d. Invitation, re: Mississippi Valley Association Thirty-ninth Convention (February 10-11, 1958).
e. "Water Resources for Industry Conference" (March 14, 1958).
f. Newsletter Supplement: Mississippi Valley Association (August, 1958).
g. Report: "Little Rock Meeting: Mississippi River Association."
h. "Memorandum Covering Proposed Tidewater (Westside) Seaway Canal at New Orleans."
i. "Inspection of Proposed Mississippi River Gulf Outlet."

F 2: Mississippi River Basin (1960-1962).

a. Correspondence.  Correspondents include Dennis Chavez; Abraham Ribicoff; Mississippi Valley Association.
b. Newsletter: Mississippi Valley Association (April, 1960).
c. Newsletter: Mississippi Valley Association (May, 1961).
d. Newsletter: Mississippi Valley Association (June, 1961).
e. Newsletter: Mississippi Valley Association (November, 1961).
f. Report: Mississippi Valley Association staff: "Water Is Everybody's Business" (1962).
g. "The World's Greatest Valley: 1962 Platform of Mississippi Valley Association."

F 3: Missouri River Basin (1946, 1949-1953, 1958).

a. Speech: William E. Warne of the Bureau of Reclamation before the Bismarck, North Dakota, Chamber of Commerce.
b. Correspondence.  Correspondents include Hugh Butler; Francis Case; Thomas C.  Hennings, Jr.; American Farm Bureau Federation; Missouri Basin Inter-Agency Committee.
c. Coffey, Max: "Analyzing the Missouri Valley Authority Bill" (1949).
d. "Missouri Valley Authority as Proposed Under S. 1160 vs. What Is Being Accomplished Under Pick-Sloan Plan" (March 2, 1949).
e. Resolution: Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, re: flood control projects (August 28, 1951).
f. House Document 373.  Eighty-first Congress; First Session. Re: Missouri River Basin Agricultural Program.
g. Missouri Basin Inter-Agency Committee: "The Missouri: Water and Land Development for the Nation" [1958].
h. S. 3189.  Eighty-fifth Congress; Second Session (1958).

F 4: Natural Disasters: Drought (1953-1954, 1956-1958, 1962).

a. Correspondence.  Correspondents include Ezra Taft Benson; John A. Carroll; Wesley A. D'Ewart; Raymond Gary; Marvin L. McLain; Toby Morris; True D. Morse; Victor Wickersham.
b. Oklahoma Planning and Resources Board: "Drought Relief and Area Development Recommendations" (October, 1954).
c. "Emergency Assistance for Drought Areas."  Eighty-third Congress; Second Session (1954). Re: wind erosion.
d. House Document 110.  Eighty-fifth Congress; First Session (1957). Message from Dwight D. Eisenhower.
e. S. 2264.  Eighty-fifth Congress; First Session (1957).

F 5: Natural Disasters: Floods (n.d., 1943).

a. Correspondence.  Correspondents include James E. Berry; Chester C. Davis; Wesley E. Disney; Paul B. Johnson; Sam H. Jones; Edward Martin; Arthur Reed; Elmer Thomas.
b. Ten graphs, re: reservoir pool elevations.

F 6: Natural Disasters: Floods (1948, 1950-1951).

a. Correspondence.  Correspondents include Dennis Chavez; Frank Pace; Elmer Thomas.
b. Article: RSK: "Plow, Plant, and Pray" (May, 1948).
c. Press Release, re: flood control (May 31, 1950).
d. "Flood Control -- Department of Agriculture" (July 12, 1951).
e. S. 758.  Eighty-second Congress; First Session (1951).

F 7: Natural Disasters: Floods (1952-1956).

a. Correspondence. Correspondents include Fred Aandahl; Dennis Chavez; Joseph M. Dodge; Raymond Gary; Paul C. Jones; Paul J. Kilday; William F. Knowland; Edward Martin; Elmer B. Staats; Robert T. Stevens; Milton R. Young; Little Deep Fork Creek Soil and Water Conservation District; Oklahoma Farmers Union.
b. S. 117.  Eighty-third Congress; First Session (1953).
c. S. 1814.  Eighty-third Congress; First Session (1953).

d. S. 1815.  Eighty-third Congress; First Session (1953).

e. Public Law 60.  Eighty-third Congress; First Session (1953).

f. S. 965.  Eighty-fourth Congress; First Session (1955).  Re: Beaver Creek.
g. S. 3273.  Eighty-fourth Congress; Second Session (1956).  Re: Emergency Flood Protection Projects.
h. Public Law 685.  Eighty-fourth Congress; Second Session (1956).
i. Letter.  Hershel Burrus to RSK, re: watershed program.
j. "Civil Works Projects of the Corps of Engineers Under Construction in the State of Oklahoma."
k. Soil Conservation Service: "Sandstone Creek Watershed."
l. "Summary of the Major Provisions of the State Law Relating to Conservancy Districts: Oklahoma."

F 8: Natural Disasters: Floods (1957).

a. Correspondence.  Correspondents include Ezra Taft Benson; Frank Church; John Sherman Cooper; Allen J.  Ellender; J. William Fulbright; Carl Hayden; Hubert H. Humphrey; A. S. Mike Monroney; Wayne Morse; Richard B. Russell; Stuart Symington.
b. "Minutes of Oklahoma State U. S. D. A. Disaster Committee Meeting" (June 20, 1957).

c. Reports: Bureau of Public Roads, re: flood damage (May 29, May 30, July 24, July 27).
d. "Precipitation 1957."
e. Maps, re: precipitation.
f. House Report 682.  Eighty-fifth Congress; First Session (1957). Department of Agriculture and Farm Credit Administration Appropriations Bill.

F 9: Natural Disasters: Floods (1958-1962).

a. Correspondence.  Correspondents include Dwight D. Eisenhower; Carroll D. Kearns; John F. Kennedy; Thomas H. Kuchel; Frank E. Moss; Jennings Randolph; Maurice Stans; Herman E. Talmadge; Victor Wickersham.
b. Congressional Record -- Senate (March 18, 1958).  Page 4181.
c. Soil Conservation Service: "Small Watershed Projects Under the Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act" (May, 1959).

d. Soil Conservation Service: "What Is a Watershed" (August, 1960).
e. S. 3520.  Eighty-fifth Congress; Second Session (1958). Amendment to Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act.
f. State Soil Conservation Board: "Estimated Needs for Small Watershed Program in Oklahoma" (January 10, 1962).
g. "Accomplishments of Civil Works Projects in Oklahoma."

F 10: Natural Resources (n.d., 1947, 1953-1957).

a. Correspondence.  Correspondents include Wayne Morse; James E. Murray.
b. National Park Service: "Mission 66 for Platt National Park."
c. National Park Service: "Mission 66 in Action."
d. Elizabeth Elward: "Laws and Bills Receiving Action During the Eighty-third Congress, First Session, Relating to Natural Resources" (September 4, 1953).
e. Charles D. Curran: "Notes on the Eighty-third Congress and Natural Resources" (September 18, 1953).
f. Senate Public Works Committee: "Summary of Activities."  Eighty-third Congress; First Session.
g. Wisconsin Conservation Department: "State Game Farm" (1957).
h. H. R. 5306.  Eighty-fourth Congress; First Session (1955).
i. S. 2101.  Eighty-fourth Congress; First Session (1955).
j. S. J. Res. 139.  Eighty-fourth Congress; Second Session (1956).
k. S. J. Res. 35.  Eighty-fifth Congress; First Session (1957).
l. S. 410.  Eighty-fifth Congress; First Session (1957).

m. S. 1164.  Eighty-fifth Congress; First Session (1957).
n. House Report 988.  Eighty-fifth Congress; First Session (1957).
o. Senate Report 45.  Eighty-fifth Congress; First Session (1957).
p. Senate Report 250.  Eighty-fifth Congress; First Session (1957).

q. Senate Report 250, Part 2.  Eighty-fifth Congress; First Session (1957).

F 11: Natural Resources (1958-1959).

a. Correspondence.  Correspondents include Hubert H. Humphrey; Jennings Randolph; National Coal Policy Conference.
b. Bureau of Land Management: "In Re: New Mexico 020742: Manager's Decision Affirmed" (July 6, 1959).
c. Bureau of Land Management: "In Re: New Mexico 020742: Notice of Appeal" (August 18, 1959).
d. Bureau of Land Management: "In Re: New Mexico 020742: Statement in Support of Appeal from Decision of Manager of Bureau of Land Management" (1959).
e. Bureau of Land Management: "In Re: New Mexico 020712-020717, 020741: Manager's Decisions Affirmed" (July 6, 1959).
f. Bureau of Land Management: "In Re: New Mexico 020712-020717, 020741: Notice of Appeal" (August 18, 1959).
g. Bureau of Land Management: "In Re: New Mexico 020712-020717, 020741: Statement in Support of Appeal from Decision of Manager of Bureau of Land Management" (1959).
h. Statement: Joseph E. Moody, re: coal (October 15, 1959).

F 12: Natural Resources (1960).

a. Correspondence.  Correspondents include Wayne N. Aspinal; Dennis Chavez; Dwight D. Eisenhower; James E. Murray; Thomas J. O'Brien; Ralph Vandiver; Izaak Walton League of America.
b. "Land Acquisition Policies and Evaluation of Recreational Benefits."  Eighty-sixth Congress; Second Session (1960).

F 13: Natural Resources (1961).

a. Correspondence.  Correspondents include Frank Church; John Kelly; A. R. Luedecke; Stewart Udall.
b. Kennedy-Johnson Natural Resources Advisory Committee: "Final Report Including Amendments Adopted by the Advisory Committee at Its Meeting January 17, 1961, Washington, D. C."
c. Statement: Omer, re: Resource Research Program (April 17, 1961).

d. "The Fifty-first Convention of the International Association of Game, Fish and Conservation Commissioners" (September 11-12, 1961).
e. "Conserving Canada's Resources."

F 14: Natural Resources (1962 Jan.-May).

a. Correspondence.  Correspondents include Warren G. Magnuson; Roy J. Turner; Stuart Udall.
b. Memorandum: N. W. Reinkensmeyer: "Fire Clays of Oklahoma" (February 23, 1962).
c. Press Release, re: Presidential Letter to Congress (April 4, 1962).
d. House Document 348.  Eighty-seventh Congress; Second Session (1962). "Message from the President Relative to Our Conservation Program."

e. S. 3118.  Eighty-seventh Congress; Second Session (1962). Establishment of Land Conservation Fund.

F 15: Natural Resources (1962 June-July).

Correspondence.

F 16: Natural Resources (1962 Aug.-Dec.).

a. Correspondence. Correspondents include American Petroleum Institute; Izaak Walton League of America; National Coal Association.
b. Press Release, re: Petroleum Imports Proclamation (November 30, 1962).

F 17: Niagara Falls Project (1950-1953).

a. Correspondence. Correspondents include William E. Miller; American Federation of Labor; Congress of Industrial Organizations.
b. Resolution: Niagara Falls Chamber of Commerce, re: opposition to public development (February 21, 1951).

F 18: Niagara Falls Project (1954).

a. Correspondence. Correspondents include Francis Case; Wayne Morris; American Farm Bureau Federation; National Farmers Union; National Rural Electric Cooperative Association.
b. Senate Report 2501.  Eighty-third Congress; Second Session (1954). Niagara River Power Project.

F 19: Niagara Falls Project (1955).

a. Correspondence. Correspondents include Homer Capehart; Charles E. Potter; Edward J. Thye; National Farmers Union; Oklahoma State Grange.
b. "Memo on Terms of Contract for Supply of Power to the Aluminum Company of America at Massena from the Niagara-Mohawk Power Corporation."
c. "Niagara River Power Project."  Eighty-fourth Congress; First Session (1955).

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