Robert Sauder Yuma Irrigation Research Collection

TITLE: Robert Sauder Yuma Irrigation Research Collection

DATE RANGE: 1900 – 1930

CALL NUMBER: Y-MS 55

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: 2 linear feet (4 boxes)

PROVENANCE: Donated by Robert Sauder, 2014.

COPYRIGHT: The Yuma County Library District does not own the copyright to this collection due to the multiple sources of the materials.  It is incumbent upon the researcher to obtain permission to publish, exhibit or broadcast material from the various sources represented in this collection. 

RESTRICTIONS: This collection is unrestricted.   

CREDIT LINE: Robert Sauder Yuma Irrigation Research Collection, Y-MS 55, Yuma County Library District

PROCESSED BY: Benjamin Findley, August 2014

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE: Robert A Sauder PhD is Professor Emeritus of Geography at the University of New Orleans. He is the author of several books concerning water usage in the southwestern United States.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE: This collection contains research materials compiled by Prof. Sauder for his book The Yuma Reclamation Project: Irrigation, Indian Allotment, and Settlement Along The Lower Colorado River. This collection contains no original materials.  These materials are copies of documents drawn from a wide range of repositories. The material is organized in the donor’s order - by the source of the material.

CONTAINER LIST: 

Box Folder Title Dates
1 1 Smithsonian Annual Reports 1901 – 1922
  2 Soil Surveys 1902 – 1905
  3 Arizona State Library 1907 – 1921
  4 Water Resource Center, University of California Berkley (1 of 2) 1904 – 1905
  5 Water Resource Center, University of California Berkley (2 of 2) n.d.
  6 Huntington Library 1902 – 1904
  7 Bancroft Library 1890 – 1966
  8 California State Library 1904 – 1913

 

  9 Work of the Yuma Reclamation Project 1913 – 1920
  10 Arizona State University 1851 – 1979
  11 University of Arizona 1892
  12 Reclamation Reports  (1 of 2) 1902 – 1919
2 1 Reclamation Reports   (2 of 2) 1914 – 1924
  2 Government Documents  (1 of 3) 1916 – 1946
  3 Government Documents  (2 of 3) 1904 – 1930
  4 Government Documents  (3 of 3) 1935 – 1976
  5 Yuma Valley Railroad 1990
  6 Water Maps n.d.
  7 Fort Yuma Indian Agency 1981
  8 Serial Set Records 1883 – 1884
  9 National Archives, RG 115  Box 1078 File 150 1902 – 1919
  10 National Archives, RG 115  Box 1078 File 148 1902 – 1919
  11 National Archives, RG 115  Box 1078 File 150 1902 – 1908
  12 National Archives, RG 115  Box 1087 File 153 1909 – 1919
  13 National Archives, RG 115  Box 1088 File 154A 1902 – 1919
3 1 National Archives, RG 115  Box 1088 File 154 1902 – 1919
  2 National Archives, RG 115  Box 1088 File 154A 1902 – 1919
  3 National Archives, RG 115  Box 1089 File 154D 1902 – 1919
  4 National Archives, RG 115  Box 1100 File 546 1902 – 1919
  5 National Archives, RG 115  Box 1100 File 560 1902 – 1919
  6 National Archives, RG 115  Box 1101 File 560A 1902 – 1919
  7 National Archives, RG 115  Box 1101 File 560A1 1902 – 1919
  8 National Archives, RG 115  Box 1101 File 560A1 1902 – 1919
  9 National Archives, RG 115  Box 1101 File 560A 1902 – 1919
  10 National Archives, RG 115  Box 1104 File 560A6 n.d.
  11 National Archives, RG 115  Box 1104 File 560B 1907 – 1909
  12 National Archives, RG 115  n.d.
    Box 1105 File 560C  
  13 Yuma Projects Office Library 1910 – 1930
  14

National Archives, 

Pacific Southwest Region,  General Information

1989, n.d.
  15

National Archives, 

Pacific Southwest Region, RG 21  Box 16 Case 74

1919
  16

National Archives, 

Pacific Southwest Region, RG 21  Box 17 Case 74

1919
  17

National Archives, 

Pacific Southwest Region, RG 48  Box 29 File 47

1943 – 1944
  18

National Archives, 

Pacific Southwest Region, RG 48  Box 27 File 47

n.d.
4 1

National Archives, 

Pacific Southwest Region, RG 75  Box 44

1911 – 1920
  2

National Archives, 

Pacific Southwest Region, RG 75 

Homesteads Under the Reclamation Act

1910
  3

National Archives, 

Pacific Southwest Region, RG 75 

Box 45 Superintendent’s Annual Reports

1921 – 1924
  4

National Archives,

Pacific Southwest Region, RG 75  Box 48 Land Allotment Files

1923 – 1935
  5

National Archives, 

Pacific Southwest Region, RG 75 

Irrigation and Water Rights Case Files

1911 – 1957
  6 Bureau of Indian Affairs 2000
  7 Yuma Project Land Records n.d.
  8 Master Title Plats n.d.
  9 Microfilm Reels n.d.
  10 Microfilm Reels n.d.
  11 Microfilm Reels n.d.
  12 Microfilm Reels n.d.
  13 Microfilm Reels n.d.

 

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