ELMER THOMAS COLLECTION
PROJECTS SERIES
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Box 5

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Box 5: Flood Control Projects: Barnett (Barnitz) Creek (1946) - Fort Supply Reservoir (1946-1947)

F 1: Flood Control Projects: Barnett (Barnitz) Creek (1946).

Correspondence re: opposition to the proposed dam on Barnett (Barnitz) Creek.

F 2: Flood Control Projects: Boswell Reservoir/Boggy Creek/Kiamichi River (1946).

Correspondence re: pros and cons concerning the proposed dams at Boswell, on Boggy Creek and on the Kiamichi River.

F 3: Flood Control Projects: Rio Grande (1946).

Correspondence re: favor for the construction of dams on the Rio Grande for irrigation purposes.

F 4: Flood Control Projects: Oklahoma (1946).

Correspondence re: Mannford project; Little River flood control; Canton Dam; Fort Gibson Dam; Hulah Dam; Wister Dam; Denison Dam; Fall River Dam; Hutchinson Levees; Tenkiller Ferry Dam; Jenks Levees; Wichita and Valley Center Levees; the Altus Project; the Washita Basin Project; the Arkansas Basin Report; the Red River Basin Report; the Grand River Reservoir; Cole Creek Dam; the Deep Fork River log dam near Chandler; Millwood Dam; Arkansas River near Kaw, Oklahoma; Keystone Dam; Foss Dam; dam near Purdy, Oklahoma; Kiamichi River Dam; Boggy Creek Dam; Brown's Creek drainage project; Ponca City flood control; Neosho River flood control; Haskell flood control; White River Dam.

F 5: Flood Control Projects: Out of State (1946).

Correspondence re: Wichita, Kansas flood control; opposition from Trenton, Missouri to the Hickory Reservoir; Garrison Dam in North Dakota; St. John's River improvements from Palatka to Lake Harney, Florida; Rockland Dam Project, Texas; Farmington Reservoir Project, California.

F 6: Flood Control Projects: Engineers Reports (1946).

Correspondence re: Big Canyon on Washita River; Deep Red Run; Big Elk Creek; Little Elk Creek; Salt Fork; Elm Creek; Saddle Mountain Creek; Turkey Creek; Red River downstream from Denison Dam; Arkansas River and tributaries; Grand River improvements; dry Cimarron River, New Mexico; Kenton reservoir; Cimarron River; Fort Gibson Dam and Reservoir; Hulah Dam and Reservoir.

F 7: Flood Control Projects: Elmer Thomas Materials (1946).

Correspondence re: Mannford Dam; Red River and tributaries; Ponca City flood control; Fort Gibson Dam; Wister Dam; Canton Dam; Hulah Dam; Denison Dam; Optima Reservoir; Tenkiller Ferry; Jenks Levee; Altus Project; Boulder Canyon Project, Nevada; Polecat Creek flood control; Haskell flood control.

F 8: Flood Control Projects: Little River (1947).

Correspondence re: proposed dam in the Little River Basin.

F 9: Flood Control Projects (1947).

Correspondence re: Washita River flood control; Arkansas Basin improvement; dams on the Kiamichi and Boggy Rivers; Eufaula Dam; Canton Dam; Fort Gibson; Hulah; Jenks Levee; Polecat Creek; Tenkiller; Wister; Mississippi River Valley; Ohio River Valley; dams on Little River; North Canadian River flood control; Lavon Dam; Blue Mountain Dam; St. Lawrence Seaway.

F 10: Flood Control Projects: Data (1947).

a. Correspondence re: Canton Reservoir; Fort Gibson Reservoir; Jenks levee; Wister Reservoir; Braden bottom levee; Oklahoma City flood control; Eufaula Reservoir; Hulah Reservoir; Tenkiller Ferry Reservoir; Polecat Creek; Coralville Dam, Iowa; South Canadian River and tributaries; Seneca, Lost Creek, Missouri; Pierce City, Missouri; Hickory Creek, Missouri.

b. House Doc. No. 758: "Arkansas River and tributaries Arkansas and Oklahoma - Letter from the Secretary of War." Committee on Rivers and Harbors; Seventy-Ninth Congress, Second Session (1946).

F 11: Flood Control Projects: Corps of Engineers (1948).

Correspondence re: Eufaula Project; the Oklahoma City Floodway Project; Fort Gibson Dam; Tenkiller Ferry Dam; Wister Dam; Denison Dam; Deep Fork River flood control; Kingfisher flood control.

F 12: Flood Control Projects: Reclamation, Bureau of (1948).

Correspondence re: provisions for reservation of available funds on a fiscal year basis.

F 13: Flood Control Projects: Verdigris River/Oolagah (1948).

Correspondence re: flood control on the Verdigris River especially Oolagah Dam.

F 14: Flood Control Projects: Oklahoma (1948).

Correspondence (Archer-Kerr) re: Arkansas River and tributaries; Braden's Bend; Kingfisher flood control; Washita Valley flood control; Deep Fork River flood control; Hugo Dam; South Canadian River flood control; Oolagah Dam; Eufaula Dam; Markham's Ferry; Fort Gibson Dam; Keystone Dam; Mannford Dam; Blackburn Dam; Taft Dam; Hulah Dam; Wister Dam; Heyburn Dam; Tenkiller Dam; Canton Dam; Boggy River.

F 15: Flood Control Projects: Oklahoma (1948).

Correspondence (Manney-Warren) re: Deep Fork of the Canadian River; Canadian River Dam; Eufaula Dam; Verdigris River; Wister Dam; Great Salt Plains Reservoir; Canton Reservoir; Millwood Dam; Denison Dam.

F 16: Flood Control Projects: Out of State (1948).

Correspondence re: Toronto Reservoir, Kansas; the Missouri River Basin; Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana; Red Rock and Saylorville Reservoir, Iowa; Mississippi River Power Development, Iowa.

F 17: Flood Control Projects: Data (1948).

Correspondence re: Canton Dam; Denison Dam; Eufaula Dam; Fort Gibson Dam; Great Salt Plains; Hulah Dam; Kaw Flood control; Oklahoma City floodway; Polecat Creek; Tenkiller Ferry; Wister Dam; Optima Reservoir; Sulphur River; Texarkana Reservoir, Texas; the Bayou Pierre, Louisiana.

F 18: Flood Control Projects: Arkansas/Kansas/ Missouri (1949).

Correspondence re: Dardanelle Dam, Arkansas; Braden's Bend, Oklahoma; Osage River, Missouri and Kansas; Elk River Dam, Kansas; Neodesha Dam, Kansas; Toronto Dam, Kansas; Neosho River, Kansas.

F 19: Flood Control Projects: Red and White River Basin, Arkansas (1949).

Correspondence re: S. 1576: "To establish the United States Study Commission on the Arkansas - White and Red River Basins." Committee on Public Works, Eighty-first Congress, First Session (1949).

F 20: Flood Control Projects: California (1949).

Correspondence re: Central Valley Project; the Colorado River; Cachuma Project; Friant Kern Canal; Buffalo Reservoir Project.

F 21: Flood Control Projects: Missouri Valley (1949).

Correspondence re: Gavins Point Dam, South Dakota; Garrison Dam, North Dakota; Pick-Sloan Plan; Moorehead Dam, Montana; and objection to the Columbia Valley Authority.

F 22: Flood Control Projects: Oklahoma (1949).

Correspondence re: Braden's Bend; Canton Dam; Denison Dam; Eufaula Dam; Fort Gibson Dam; Fort Supply; Great Salt Plains; Hulah Dam; Oolagah Dam; Optima Reservoir; Pole Cat Creek; Tenkiller Ferry; Wister Dam; Boswell Dam; Lake Texoma; bridges in Caddo County; Markham's Ferry Dam; the South Canadian River; Millwood Project; Tupelo project; Hugo project; Otter Creek irrigation; Cottonwood Creek and the Cimarron River; Toronto Dam, Kansas; Dardanelle Dam, Arizona; the Verdigris River; the Chikaskia River; the Washita River; Kingfisher flood control; North Canadian River; the Altus-Lugert Dam; the Washita River.

F 23: Flood Control Projects: Tennessee-Tombigbee (1949).

Correspondence re: Tennessee - Tombigbee flood control project.

F 24: Flood Control Projects: Texas/Louisiana (1949).

Correspondence re: Devil Swamp Barge Canal Project, Louisiana; Rita Blanca Dam, Texas; Wolf Creek Dam, Texas; Guadalupe River Barge Canal Project, Texas.

F 25: Flood Control Projects: Other States (1949).

Correspondence re: Rocky Fork Lake Project, Ohio; Red Willow Creek, Nebraska; Oswego Harbor Project, New York; Ohio River flood control; Ice Harbor Dam, Washington.

F 26: Flood Control Projects: Oklahoma (1950).

Correspondence re: Oolagah Dam; Optima; Polecat Creek; Tenkiller Dam; Wister Dam; Boswell Dam; Braden's Bend; Canton Dam; Denison Dam; Eufaula Dam; Fort Gibson Dam; Great Salt Plains; Hulah Dam; Kaw flood control; Keystone Dam; Oklahoma City floodway; Mill Creek, Mud Creek, Jumper Creek and Salt Creek flood control; Fort Supply; Heyburn Dam; Sand Springs levee; Tucker Lake bottom; Sallisaw Creek Dam; Beaver and Cow Creeks; Washita Valley flood control.

F 27: Flood Control Projects: Out of State (1950).

Correspondence re: Dardanelle Dam, Arkansas; Cachuma flood project, California; Trinity River flood control, Texas; Millwood Dam, Arkansas; Toronto Dam, Kansas; Ice Harbor and Snake River dams, Washington; Dewey Reservoir, Kentucky; Tennessee, Tombigbee Inland Waterway; Bridge Canyon Dam, Arizona; Tuttle Creek Dam, Kansas.

F 28: Florida Barge Canal (1945-1946).

Correspondence re: construction of a ship canal across northern Florida.

F 29: Fort Gibson (1940).

Correspondence re: possibility of having Fort Gibson declared a national monument.

F 30: Fort Gibson Reservoir (1939).

Correspondence re: construction of the Fort Gibson and Markham Ferry projects.

F 31: Fort Gibson Reservoir: Data (1939).

House Doc. No. 107: "Pensacola, Markham Ferry, and Fort Gibson Reservoir on Grand (Neosho) River, Okla. - Letter from the Secretary of War." Committee on Flood Control; Seventy-Sixth Congress, First Session (1939).

F 32: Fort Gibson Reservoir (1940).

Correspondence re: construction of the Fort Gibson and Markham Ferry Projects.

F 33: Fort Gibson Reservoir (1941).

Correspondence re: construction of the Fort Gibson and Markham Ferry Projects.

F 34: Fort Gibson Reservoir (1942).

Correspondence re: construction of the Fort Gibson and Markham Ferry Projects.

F 35: Fort Gibson Reservoir: Corps of Engineers, War Department (1943).

Correspondence between Corps of Engineers and War Department re: construction of the Fort Gibson and Markham Ferry Projects.

F 36: Fort Gibson Reservoir (1943).

Correspondence re: possible early release of funds for construction of Fort Gibson Dam.

F 37: Fort Gibson Reservoir (1944).

a. Correspondence re: construction of Fort Gibson Dam.

b. H. R. 4183: Elmer Thomas Amendment. "Intended to be proposed by Mr. Thomas of Oklahoma to the bill (H. R. 4183) making appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30,1945, for civil functions administered by the War Dept. and for other purposes." Means to incorporate the food shortage into a need for flood control projects; Seventy-Eighth Congress, Second Session (1944).

F 38: Fort Gibson Reservoir (1945).

Correspondence re: construction of the Fort Gibson Dam and an access road to the dam.

F 39: Fort Gibson Reservoir (1946).

Correspondence re: possible reduction in funds for the construction of Fort Gibson Dam.

F 40: Fort Gibson Dam: Data (1946).

Report: "Report on the Effect of Fort Gibson Dam on Muskogee Water Supply - Muskogee, Oklahoma" Burns and McDonnell Engineering Company, Kansas City, Missouri.

F 41: Fort Gibson Dam (1947).

Correspondence re: reservoir to be named Lake Wagoner; the existence of Indian artifacts at the site of the proposed reservoir.

F 42: Fort Gibson Reservoir: Corps, Elmer Thomas Materials (1948).

Correspondence re: railroad facility relocation and restoration because of Fort Gibson Reservoir; appropriations for flood control work.

F 43: Fort Gibson Reservoir (1948).

Correspondence re: railroad track reconstruction and relocation; the Muskogee water supply; the naming of the reservoir.

F 44: Fort Gibson Reservoir (1949).

Correspondence re: railroad track reconstruction and relocation; the Muskogee water supply.

F 45: Fort Gibson Reservoir (1950).

Correspondence re: Fort Gibson powerhouse; irrigation development in the Fort Gibson Reservoir area; the adjustment of Wagoner County roads near the Fort Gibson Reservoir.

F 46: Fort Gibson Schools (1943).

Correspondence re: appropriations for white and colored Fort Gibson Schools.

F 47: Fort Reno (1933).

Correspondence re: repair work at Fort Reno requested.

F 48: Fort Reno Reservoir (1933).

Correspondence re: construction of the proposed Fort Reno Reservoir.

F 49: Fort Reno Reservoir (1934).

Correspondence re: construction of the proposed Fort Reno Reservoir.

F 50: Fort Reno Reservoir (1935).

Correspondence re: proposed construction of the Fort Reno Dam and Reservoir.

F 51: Fort Reno Reservoir: War Department (1935).

Correspondence re: proposed construction of the Fort Reno Dam and Reservoir. Correspondents include Franklin D. Roosevelt.

F 52: Fort Reno (1936).

Correspondence re: proposed removal of a portion of Fort Reno.

F 53: Fort Reno (1945).

a. Correspondence re: prospect of Fort Reno being made into a veterans' hospital and making the surplus land available to veterans.

b. S. 766: Elmer Thomas Bill. "To provide for disposition of the lands compromising the Fort Reno Military Reservation, in Canadian County, Oklahoma." Committee of Military Affairs; Seventy-Ninth Congress, First Session (1945).

F 54: Fort Reno (1947).

Correspondence re: Fort Reno being used as a Department of Agriculture horse ranch; the Fort Reno reservation being divided up for the use of returning servicemen.

F 55: Fort Reno (1948).

Correspondence re: continuing battle for the use of Fort Reno.

F 56: Fort Reno (1949).

Correspondence re: disposition of the Fort Reno reservation.

F 57: Fort Reno (1950).

Correspondence re: Mustang Field on the Fort Reno reservation; the disposition of the Fort Reno reservation.

F 58: Fort Sill (1928).

Correspondence re: proposed construction of a road through the Fort Sill military reservation.

F 59: Fort Sill (1931).

Correspondence re: construction of a road through the Fort Sill reservation.

F 60: Fort Sill (1932).

a. Correspondence re: construction of building at Fort Sill.

b. Clipping: "Fort Sill Funds Expected Soon."

F 61: Fort Sill (1933).

a. Correspondence re: construction of buildings at Fort Sill.

b. Clipping: "Million Ready for Work at Fort Sill."

F 62: Fort Sill (1934).

Correspondence re: construction of a hospital and of a golf course;; the use of Fort Sill as a National Guard training camp.

F 63: Fort Sill (1935).

Correspondence re: problems with wages paid during construction at Fort Sill; a bid for fire hydrants; a request for help in gaining admittance to Cameron College; the use of excess lumber at Fort Sill for stadium seats; the construction of a golf course; a new administrative building and supplies needed at that building.

F 64: Fort Sill (1936).

Correspondence re: replacement of a gas mechanic; the request for additional land for the extension of the fish hatchery; the possible promotion of a noncommissioned officer; disposal of land.

F 65: Fort Sill (1940).

Correspondence re: acquisition of land for the Fort Sill Military Reservation.

F 66: Fort Sill (1944).

Correspondence re: possibility of re-paving Highway No. 36 through Fort Sill.

F 67: Fort Sill (1945).

Correspondence re: strength of the army at Fort Sill; transfer of a general.

F 68: Fort Sill (1946).

Correspondence re: National Guard stationed at Fort Sill.

F 69: Fort Sill (1947).

Correspondence re: status of the proposed weather station.

F 70: Fort Sill (1950).

Correspondence re: day cleaning situation; housing program.

F 71: Fort Supply Reservoir (1935).

Correspondence re: proposed construction of the needed Fort Supply Reservoir. Correspondents include Franklin D. Roosevelt.

F 72: Fort Supply Reservoir (1937).

a. Correspondence re: proposed construction of Fort Supply Reservoir.

b. Clipping: "Fort Supply Contract Assailed as Worthless," Oklahoma News, November 26, 1937.

F 73: Fort Supply Reservoir (1946-1947).

Correspondence re: problems with the accumulation of silt; the use of the Fort Supply Reservoir as a state recreational facility.

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