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Willis Chapel Barrett (1891-1963) was a civil engineer. He worked for the U.S. State Department on the Yellow River conservancy project in China.
The collection contains project files, reports, correspondence, and maps.
Project files are organized by title and titles include Huai River Commission, Irrigation and Dr. Delta, State Department, Yangtze Tributaries, Yellow River, and Final Report.
The Huai River Commission project material regards flood control, navigation and irrigation.
There is also a folder of personal material and a folder of miscellaneous material.
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[Identification of item], Willis Chapel Barrett papers, Ax 115, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.