Bruce Anderson papers, 1954-1984  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
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Title
Bruce Anderson papers
Dates
1954-1984 (inclusive)
Quantity
8 boxes, (4 linear feet)
Collection Number
USU_COLL MSS 424
Summary
This collection consists mostly of reports related to the work of Utah State University irrigation engineer Bruce Anderson, who worked for the development of agricultural practices in foreign countries.
Repository
Utah State University, Merrill-Cazier Library, Special Collections and Archives Division
Special Collections & Archives
Merrill-Cazier Library
Utah State University
Logan, UT
84322-3000
Telephone: 435-797-8248
Fax: 435-797-2880
scweb@usu.edu
Access Restrictions

No restrictions on use, except: not available through interlibrary loan.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Bruce Anderson was a professor of irrigation engineering at Utah State University, who also worked as the USU International Programs Director in 1972. Anderson was interested in the transfer of knowledge and technology from developed countries to developing ones and one prominent organization that Anderson was heavily involved in was the Consortium for International Development (CID), an organization that promoted international development thrgouh research, education, and training. The CID operated from Utah State University and Bruce Anderson was its Executive Director. He took part in various studies, workshops, and projects related to the development of more effective agricultural practices in foreign countries.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

This collection contains reports and articles related to Bruce Anderson’s professional interests in water management, irrigation, and the development of agricultural techniques in developing countries. It is divided into three main categories: Academic Notes, Reports and Proposals; International Development Symposia; and Studies, Reports and Maps.

Academic Notes, Reports Proposals and Councils deals with academic publications and proposals in the field of agriculture and water management. This section begins with Anderson’s own notes from when he was studying irrigation engineering. Next, the International Development Symposia focuses on files and reports by associations striving to help foreign countries develop more effective agriculture. The final part of this section is a series of academic articles and a dissertation alphabetized by the last name of the author. Finally, the Studies, Reports, and Maps section contains files, publications, reports, and Anderson’s personal notes organized by the region that they deal with. The bulk of these are about agricultural development projects in Iran however there are also reports from Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, Pakistan, and Peru. Many notes and project outlines are related to the Consortium for International Development, an international development organization at Utah State University that Anderson worked for.

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Restrictions on Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.

Permission to publish material from the Bruce Anderson papers must be obtained from the Special Collections Manuscript Curator and/or the Special Collections Department Head.

Preferred Citation

Initial Citation: Bruce Anderson papers USU_COLL MSS 424, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. Utah State University Merrill-Cazier Library. Logan, Utah.

Following Citations:USU_COLL MSS 424, USUSCA.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Academic Notes, Reports, Proposals, and Councils, Return to Top

Container(s): Box , Folder

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1
Class Notes- Irrigation 115
1959-1961
1 2
Class Notes- Irrigation 116
1961
1 3
Class Notes- Engineering 177
1961
1 4
Class Notes- Engineering 185, Irrigation, Hydraulics
1 5
Class Notes- Engineering 271, Advanced Hydrology
1961
1 6
Class Notes- Irrigation Engineering Notes
1961
1 7
USU Agricultural Engineering, Semi-Annual Progress Report
1958-1959
1 8
Utah State University Administrative Council- December-April
1973-1974
1 9
Utah State University Administrative Council- May-September
1974
2 1
Reference Handbook for Farm and Ranch Planning
1954
2 2
Proposal for the Establishment of a Water Management Research Library, CUSUSWASH
1971-1972
2 3
Israelsen, Orson and Anderson, Bruce- Drainage, Irrigation, and Reclamation of Waterclogged Lands
c.1959
2 4
Israelsen, Orson- Engineering and Soil and Water Conservation in Foreign Countries
c.1957
2 5
Jensen, Louis- Field Crop Varieties for Utah
1958
2 6
Krishna, J. Hari- Runoff Prediction and Rainfall Utilization in the Semi-Arid Tropics
1979
2 7
Wiener, A.- Development of Land and Water Resources in Emergent Economies
2 8
Zusman, P.- Economic Planning of Agricultural Development
2 9
Irrigation and Water Studies Reports
3 1
211 D Grant Work Plans and Proposals
1975

International Development Symposia, Return to Top

Container(s): Box , Folder

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
3 2
Consortium for International Development- Corporate Files
3 3
Consortium for International Development- Project Notes, Letters, and Itineraries
1979
3 4
Consortium for International Development- Business and Financial Reports
1978
3 5
Consortium for International Development- Business and Financial Reports
1979
4 1
First International Conference- Transfer Water Resources Knowledge
c.1972
4 2
Transfer Water Resources Knowledge- General Papers
c.1972
4 3
Transfer Water Resources Knowledge- General Papers
c.1972
4 4
On-Farm Water Management Symposium
1973
4 5
Board for International Food and Agricultural Development- Title XII
1976-1978

Studies, Reports, and Maps- Europe, Asia, and South America, Return to Top

Container(s): Box , Folder

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
5 1
Map: Heidelberg- Fremdenwerkehrsamt Heidelberg (Germany)
5 2
Map: India Political- Government of India
1967
5 3
Map: Attangala Oya Scheme (Sri Lanka)
5 4
James, David- Manual of Soil Fertility Investigations, Bolivia
1978
5 5
Ecuador: Irrigation Sector Review
1982
5 6
Peru: Irrigation Sector Assessment
1983
5 7
Meris I Project- Improved Water and Land Use in Sierra, Peru
1984
5 8
Map: Carrateras de Venezuela- Compania Shell de Venezuela
c.1960

Studies, Reports, and Maps- Middle East, Return to Top

Container(s): Box , Folder

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
6 1
Irrigation and Drainage Reports- Iran and Pakistan
1959
6 2
Irrigation Practices Seminar- Lahore Pakistan
1960
6 3
Anderson, Bruce- Iranian Reports
1950s
6 4
Miscellaneous Articles on Iran's Agriculture
c.1955
6 5
Contract Between the American Ministry of Agriculture, an Agency of the Government of Iran, and Utah State University
1958
6 6
Regional Irrigation Practices Seminar, Tehran, Iran
1958
6 7
Work Program for Agricultural Engineering Advisory Group with the Ministry of Agriculture
1959
6 8
Results of Experimental Beet Cultivation of Karaj Plants
c.1960
6 9
University of Tehran- Seminar of Soil and Water Conservation in Iran
1960
6 10
Government of Affairs Institute- High-Level Manpower Development in Iran
1960
6 11
Ministry of Agriculture, Iran-Extension and Development Corps of Iran
1971
6 12
Agency of International Development- Technical Cooperation with Iran
1972
6 13
C.I.D.- Iran Center for Agricultural Management: Proposal for Implementation 2nd Phase
1978
6 14
C.I.D.- Iran Center for Agricultural Management: Proposal for Implementation
1979
7 1
Consortium for International Development- Iran Conference: Contracts
1978
7 2
C.I.D.- 1.1: Development of an Academic Program
1977
7 3
C.I.D.- 1.2: Course Curricula Development
1977
7 4
C.I.D.- 1.3: Lists of Materials for Farsi Library
1977
7 5
C.I.D.- 1.4: Teaching Materials
1978
7 6
C.I.D.- 1.5: Student Assessment
1977
7 7
C.I.D.- 1.6: Collection of Farm Planning Data
1977
7 8
C.I.D.- 1.7: Research Guidelines
1977
7 9
C.I.D.- 2.1: Plans for Future Enterprise Development, 1977
7 10
C.I.D.- 2.2: Requirements for Farm Buildings, Machinery, and Livestock
1977
7 11
C.I.D.- 2.3: Campus Farm Staff Requirements
1977
7 12
C.I.D.- 2.4: Assumptions of Farm Responsibilities
1978
7 13
C.I.D.- 3: Staff Recruitment and Management
1977-1978
7 14
C.I.D.- 4: Student Numbers, Selection, and Testing
1977
7 15
C.I.D.- 5: Buildings and Communications Requirements and Construction
1977
7 16
C.I.D.- 6: Iranian Society for Agricultural Management
1977-1978
7 17
C.I.D.- Extra Report Series 1-15, Introduction
1977
7 18
C.I.D.- Reports 1-2: Dairy Milk and Dairy Beef Feasibility
1977
7 19
C.I.D.- Reports 3-4: Breeding Sheep and Lamb Feeding Feasibility
1977
7 20
C.I.D.- Reports 5-6: Broiler and Permanent Pasture Feasibility
1977
7 21
C.I.D.- Reports 7-11: Horticultural Crop, Alfalfa, Corn Silage, Barley, Irrigated Wheat Feasibility
1977
7 22
C.I.D.- Report 12: Farm Service and Farm Summary Enterprises, etc.
1977
7 23
C.I.D.- Report 13: Library Costs
1977
7 24
C.I.D.- Report 14: Power Requirements for Saveh Farm
1977
7 25
C.I.D.- Report 15: Summary of Construction and Furnishing Costs for the Center
1977
7 26
Map: Ali Gudar, Iran- Surveyor General of India
1942
7 27
Map: Behbehan, Iran- Surveyor General of India
1941
7 28
Map: Dizful, Iran- Surveyor General of India
1942
7 29
Map: North-West Iran, Gharadagh, Tabriz
7 30
Map: Khozestan, Iran- Technical Cooperation Administration of Iran
7 31
Map: Khurramabad, Iran- Surveyor General of India
7 32
Map: Iran Road Map- Sahab Geographic and Drafting Institute
7 33
Map: Iran
8 1
Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations- Irrigation and Drainage Practices in the Near East
c.1954
8 2
Kaddah, Malek T.- Suitability of Water for Irrigation in Egypt, Drainage, and Underground Water
1954
8 3
Cairo Tourist Map
8 4
Map and List of Irrigation Projects in Iran
c.1955
8 5
Karadj College, Tehran, Iran
1957-1958
8 6
Karkeh and Shavoor Projects, Kuzistan, Iran
1960
8 7
Map: Irrigation Sustainability of Karkeh and Karun Rivers Basin Area-Technical Cooperation Administration for Iran
1953
8 8
Map: General Map of Iran- Technical Cooperation Administration
1953
8 9
Map: Iran- Map Branch, CIA
c.1948
8 10
Map: Survey of Pakistan Showing Political Divisions- Surveyor General of Pakistan
1953

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