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Finding Aid for the Martin R. Huberty Papers, ca. 1925-1960
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Description
Martin R. Huberty (1894-1960) joined the staff of the Irrigation Division, College of Agriculture, Davis and Berkeley (1921), transferred to Riverside (1936), and to Los Angeles (1939) where held various positions including professor of irrigation engineering, chairman of the Department of irrigation and soil science, and acting dean of agriculture. He also served as director of the University of California's system-wide Water Resources Center (1957-60), helped establish the Water Resources Archives on the Berkeley campus, served in Rome as Senior Irrigation and Drainage Officer for the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the UN, and was a consultant to the UC Bureau of Reclamation, the Federal Emergency Relief Administration, the U.S. Geological Survey, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, and the Federal Interagency Advisory Committee on Soils, Water and Fertilizer Research. The collection consists of teaching, research and committee materials, publications by Huberty and others, correspondence, notes, and photographs.
Background
Huberty was born on May 16, 1894 in San Andreas, California; BS in agriculture, UC Berkeley, 1920; professional degree of engineer, Stanford University, 1934; joined the staff of the Irrigation Division, College of Agriculture, Davis and Berkeley, 1921; transferred to Riverside in 1936 and to Los Angeles in 1939; was variously professor of irrigation engineering, chairman of the Department of irrigation and soil science, and acting dean of agriculture, UCLA; director of University of California system-wide Water Resources Center (1957-60), coordinating all water research within the University, including sea water reclamation, and helped establish the Water Resources Archives on the Berkeley campus; served in Rome as Senior Irrigation and Drainage Officer for the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the UN; was consultant to the UC Bureau of Reclamation, the Federal Emergency Relief Administration, the U.S. Geological Survey, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, and the Federal Interagency Advisory Committee on Soils, Water and Fertilizer Research; wrote some 90 technical papers, and was senior editor and principal contributor of Natural resources (1959); he died on December 12, 1960.
Extent
14 boxes (7 linear ft.) 30 cartons (30 linear ft.) 2 oversize boxes
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
PARTIALLY PROCESSED COLLECTION UNAVAILABLE FOR USE: Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Manuscripts Librarian, UCLA Department of Special Collections.