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Inventory of the Omar J. Lillevang Papers, 1905-1990 (bulk 1955-1975)
MS 2000/1  
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Description
Project files and technical reports of Consulting Coastal Engineer Omar J. Lillevang.
Background
Omar Johansen Lillevang was born on September 8, 1914. He graduated from the University of California, Riverside in 1937 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. Under the direction of Morrough P. O'Brien, Lillevang was introduced to coastal engineering and wrote his senior thesis on two sand movement and shoaling model studies (Santa Barbara and Santa Monica, California). His specialty during his long engineering career was in the design of nearshore sited armored structures constructed of material ranging from stone to special concrete armor units.
Extent
17 manuscript boxes and 1 oversized box
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.