Harry French Blaney (1892-1976) worked for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (1917-62), was a research associate in the Department
of Irrigation Research and Soil Science at UCLA (1962-65), and served in the Department of Engineering and Water Resource
Center (1965-73). He was also the author of many publications on consumptive use of water, irrigation, evaporation, and water
supply. The collection consists of materials documenting Blaneys career as an irrigation engineer and researcher.
Blaney was born in Los Angeles, California, July 19, 1892; BS, civil engineering, UC Berkeley, 1915; spent most of career
working for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), 1917-62; research associate, Department of Irrigation Research and Soil
Science, UCLA, 1962-65; served in Department of Engineering and Water Resource Center, 1965-73; author of many publications
on consumptive use of water, irrigation, evaporation, and water supply; died in 1976.
52 boxes (26 linear ft.)
5 cartons (5 linear ft.)
4 oversize boxes
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