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Guide to the Rufus Woods Papers 1896-1980 (bulk 1918-1950)

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Title Guide to the Rufus Woods Papers 1896-1980 (bulk 1918-1950)
Subject Columbia Basin Project (U.S.)--History; Dams--United States--History--20th century; Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.)--History; Irrigation--Washington (State)--Columbia River Valley; Public Works; Water and Water Rights; Washington (State)
Description The Rufus Woods collection contains the personal papers of Rufus Woods and subject files related to the building of the Grand Coulee Dam. The entire collection spans the time period from 1896 to 1980 with the years between 1918 and 1950 offering the most representation.; Biographical Note; Rufus Woods was born in Surprise, Nebraska, to Lebbeus B. and Mary (Morrison) W. Woods on May 17, 1878. His youth was spent on the family farm along with his two older brothers, three younger sisters and...
Publisher Central Washington University Archives and Special Collections
Date 1896/1980
Rights Collection is open to the public. Restrictions may apply to photographic images.
Type Collection collection
Language eng
Format 28.0 cubic feet; 30 Letter Sized Document Cases (26x31x13 cm.); 3 Legal Sized Document Cases (26x40x13 cm.); 11 Letter Half Sized Document Cases (26x31x6 cm.); 12 Legal Half Sized Document Cases (26x40x6 cm.) and 7 oversized boxes (2 at 6x64x48 cm., 2 at 4x47x38 cm., 2 at 8x33x43 cm. and 1 at 8x46x34 cm.)
Coverage 1896-1980 (bulk 1918-1950)

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