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Governor Edward Arn, correspondence files, box 59

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Creator: Kansas. Governor (1951-1955 : Arn)

Date: January 1951-January 1955

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Governor's Office, Governor Edward Arn, Correspondence Files, Subject Files Box 59

Unit ID: 310001

Summary: These folders contain correspondence subject files with Governor Edward Arn. Some subjects included are flood, Big Creek Watershed Association, Strawn Dam, Toronto Dam, and the Tuttle Creek Dam. Starting on July 13, 1951, one of the most costly floods in Kansas' history swept down the Kansas River valley into the Missouri River basin. The Kansas River valley had flooded before but not with this magnitude and damage. During the period of July 9-13, some areas in the Kansas River basin received 18.5 inches of rain. The eastern half of the basin averaged 8 inches.

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Title (Main title): Governor Edward Arn, correspondence files, box 59

Scope and Content

Portions of Collection Separately Described:

Portions of Collection Not Separately Described:

  1. Folder 1 Flood Control, Jan-Mar 1953
  2. Folder 2 Flood Control, Mar 1953
  3. Folder 3 Flood Control, Apr-Jan 1954
  4. Folder 4 Flood Control -- Big Creek Watershed Assoc., 1952
  5. Folder 5 Flood Control -- Governor's Statement on Dams (Maurice Fager), 1952
  6. Folder 6 Flood Control -- Strawn Dam, 1953
  7. Folder 7 Flood Control -- Toronto Dam, 1954
  8. Folder 8 Flood Control -- Tuttle Creek Dam, 1952-53
  9. Folder 9 Flood Control -- Tuttle Creek Dam (For), 1953
  10. Folder 10 Flood Control -- Tuttle Creek Dam (Against), 1951-53


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Agency Classification:

    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Arn, Edward Administration.