Richard Bradley papers, 1954-1966

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Richard Bradley
Title
Richard Bradley papers
Dates
1954-1966 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.25 linear feet
Collection Number
ACCN 1658
Summary
The Richard Bradley papers (1954-1966) contain correspondence, statements to federal agencies, papers, publications, pamphlets, and news clippings. Bradley was a physics professor at Colorado College from 1961 to 1987. A conservationist, he fought the construction of hydroelectric dams in the Grand Canyon and the diversion of water from the Colorado River.
Repository
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
84112-0860
Telephone: 8015818863
special@library.utah.edu
Access Restrictions

Twenty-four hour advanced notice encouraged. Materials must be used on-site. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Languages
English

Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Bradley (b.1922) was a physics professor at Colorado College (1961-1987), a conservationist, and he fought the construction of hydroelectric dams in the Grand Canyon and the diversion of water from the Colorado River. He published articles and spoke at congressional hearings.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Richard Bradley papers (1954-1966) contain correspondence, statements to federal agencies, papers, publications, pamphlets, and news clippings. He published articles and spoke at congressional hearings. Transcriptions of Bradley's speeches are included in this collection along with Bradley's published articles and speeches, unpublished articles, and correspondence between Bradley and government agencies regarding the proposed dams and Bradley's opposition to them.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

The library does not claim to control copyright for all materials in the collection. An individual depicted in a reproduction has privacy rights as outlined in Title 45 CFR, part 46 (Protection of Human Subjects). For further information, please review the J. Willard Marriott Library’s Use Agreement and Reproduction Request forms.

Preferred Citation

Collection Name, Collection Number, Box Number, Folder Number. Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, The University of Utah.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Acquisition Information

Gift of Richard Bradley in 1997.

Processing Note

Processed by Stephen Tuttle in 2002.

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1 Correspondence 1954-1966
1 2 Statements to Federal Agencies 1954-1965
1 3 papers and Publications 1962-1966
1 4 Collected Materials
This folder includes articles, newsletters, and pamphlets regarding the grand canyon and water rights in the Southwestern States.
1954-1966
1 5 News Clippings 1964-1966

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Dams--Environmental aspects--Arizona
  • Water resources development--Environmental aspects--Arizona

Personal Names

  • Bradley, Richard, 1922--Archives

Geographical Names

  • Colorado River Watershed (Colo.-Mexico)

Form or Genre Terms

  • Clippings
  • Correspondence