Clifford A. Betts Papers, 1911, 1921-1947, 1951-1955
Betts, Clifford A. 1889-
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI
Moffat Tunnel Commission (Colorado)
2.5 cubic meter). cu. ft.; 0.071 cu. meters
1911, 1921-1947, 1951-1955
Betts served as an engineer with the United States Forest Service and with the Moffat Tunnel Commission in Colorado.
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.