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John L. Savage Papers

Author:
Savage, John L., 1879-? (civil engineer)  Search this
Collector:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Names:
China, Ministry of Economic Affairs  Search this
China, National Resources Commission  Search this
Department of the Interior, U.S.  Search this
United States. Bureau of Reclamation  Search this
Extent:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Reports
Place:
China
Yangtze River (China)
Date:
1944
Scope and Contents:
Materials concerning dams, power plants, and materials testing in China, for the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. It consists of a bound volume of preliminary reports, with maps, prepared for China's National Resources Commission by John L. Savage, consulting engineer. Includes a report on the Yangtze River Gorge Project (11/1944) and several other Chinese projects: Ta-Tu-Ho and Ma-Pien-Ho projects (9/1944), Upper Ming-Kiang and Kwan-Hsien projects (9-11/1944), Lung-Chi-Ho projects (9-11/1944), and the Tang-Lang-Chuan projects (1-3/1945).
Biographical / Historical:
Savage was a civil engineer, and Chief Designing Engineer in charge of all designing for the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, 1924-1945.
Provenance:
Immediate source of acquisition unknown.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Civil engineering  Search this
Engineering  Search this
Hydraulic engineering and engineers  Search this
Civil engineers  Search this
Water supplies  Search this
Hydroelectric power plants  Search this
Dams  Search this
Genre/Form:
Reports -- 1940-1970
Citation:
John L. Savage Papers, 1944, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0227
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0227

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