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Inventory of the Harry F. Blaney Papers , 1920-1969
MS 92/2  
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Description
Reports pertaining to consumptive water use by irrigated crops and native vegetation in desert areas of Southern California, Arizona, and other parts of the Southwest; to irrigation costs in California; to irrigation in Israel; and to irrigation and water supply studies of the Pecos, Colorado, and other rivers.
Background
Harry French Blaney, a water conservation engineer, made significant contributions to irrigation research not only in his native California, but also throughout the world. In 1915, Mr. Blaney received a B.S. degree in civil engineering from the University of California; and upon graduation, he worked two years for the Southern California Gas Company. He began a career with the U.S. Department of Agriculture in May 1917 that continued until his retirement in 1962. From that time until 1973, he was a research associate at the University of California, Los Angeles.Born in Los Angeles, California, July 1892. Died in October 1976.
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Water Resources Collections and Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Water Resources Collections and Archives as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research.