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Clifford A. Betts Papers, 1911, 1921-1947, 1951-1955

Author:
Betts, Clifford A. 1889-
Collector:
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI
Subject:
Moffat Tunnel Commission (Colorado)
Physical description:
2.5 cubic meter). cu. ft.; 0.071 cu. meters
Type:
Photographs
Collection descriptions
Place:
Colorado
Date:
1911
1911-1955
1911, 1921-1947, 1951-1955
1920-1960
1900-1950
Notes:
Betts served as an engineer with the United States Forest Service and with the Moffat Tunnel Commission in Colorado.
Summary:
These papers document Betts's work, particularly in hydraulic engineering. Included are materials on Colorado ore deposits, 1911; publications; studies of hydroelectric power systems in Colorado, the Columbia River Basin, and the Missouri Valley, 1923-1926, 1934, 1953; articles from Engineering News Record, Railway Age, and Municipal Facts of Denver, 1923-1928; published reports on reclamation dams built for the Department of Interior and the Forest Service, 1925-1933, 1935, 1937; laboratory reports on hydraulic engineering, 1930-1932, 1939-1941; reports on floods in New England, New York, Georgia, and on the Missouri River, 1936-1937, 1951, 1955; material on reclamation, 1936-1947; articles and newspaper clippings on the design features and construction of the Moffat Tunnel; and photographs, sketches, and typescript notes for articles by Betts.
Topic:
Hydraulic engineering
Building
Tunnels
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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