Victor Boehl papers , 1938-1960

Overview of the Collection

American Farm Bureau Federation; Josephine County (Or.). Water Resources Committee; Rogue Valley Dairy Cooperative Association; United States. Bureau of Reclamation; Rogue Valley Irrigation Association; Boehl, Victor, 1901-1965; National Reclamation Association. Convention (1948); Josephine County Agricultural Program Conference; Oregon. State Reclamation Commission; Oregon. State Department of Agriculture. Special Milk Audit Advisory Committee; Oregon Reclamation Congress; Oregon Farm Bureau Federation; Rogue River Basin Flood Control and Water Resources Association (Or.); Oregon State Grange. Reclamation Committee
Victor Boehl papers
1938-1960 (inclusive)
0.5 linear feet, (1 container)  :  1 manuscript box
Collection Number
Ax 543
Victor Boehl (1901-1965) worked as a logger in Oregon and California, and then as a dairy farmer in southern Oregon. The collection (1938-1960) contains reports and correspondence on water resources and reclamation in the Rogue River basin, Oregon, and issues of the The Creamery Cooperator, published by the Rogue Valley Dairy Cooperative Association, of Grants Pass, Oregon.
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Historical NoteReturn to Top

Victor Boehl (1901-1965) was born in Munger, Minnesota. He worked as a logger in Oregon and California, and then as a dairy farmer in southern Oregon.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection contains fifty-two issues of The Creamery Cooperator (January 1945-December 1950) published by the Rogue Valley Dairy Cooperative Association, Grants Pass, Oregon.

There are reports and other material from or regarding agricultural and natural resource organizations including:

American Farm Bureau Federation, reports (1960);

Josephine County Water Resources Board, committee reports (1957);

Josephine County Agricultural Program Planning Conference, reports (1938; 1946);

National Reclamation Association Convention, speeches, minutes, and resolutions (1948);

Oregon. Department of Agriculture. Special Milk Audit Advisory Committee, inter-committee drafts of recommended legislation (1960-1961);

Oregon. State Reclamation Commission, biennial reports (1948-1952);

Oregon Farm Bureau Federation, correspondence (1959-1960);

Oregon Reclamation Congress, reports, resolutions, and correspondence (1935-1955);

Oregon State Grange, Reclamation Committee, correspondence (1944)

Rogue Basin Flood Control and Water Resources Association, articles of incorporation, and resolutions (ca. 1956);

Rogue Valley Irrigation Association, statement of sponsorship of House Resolution 395, an enabling act for a multi-purpose dam on the Rogue River, undated;

U.S. Department of the Interior. Bureau of Reclamation, reports, correspondence - especially concerning Rogue River Basin (1948-1959).

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Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Agriculture--Oregon--History--20th century
  • Agriculture--Oregon--Josephine County
  • Dairying, Cooperative--Oregon
  • Dairying--Oregon
  • Reclamation of land--Oregon
  • Water resources development--Law and legislation--Oregon
  • Water resources development--Oregon
  • Water resources development--Oregon--Rogue River Watershed (Klamath County-Curry County)

Personal Names

  • Boehl, Victor, 1901-1965

Corporate Names

  • Oregon Farm Bureau Federation--Records and correspondence
  • Oregon Reclamation Congress--Records and correspondence
  • United States. Bureau of Reclamation

Geographical Names

  • Rogue River Watershed (Klamath County-Curry County, Or.)

Form or Genre Terms

  • Correspondence
  • Newsletters
  • Reports