Oregon State Planning Board Record Series Descriptions

​1934-1939
Box 1
.9 cubic foot
Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject

Series documents communications of the Oregon State Planning Board concerning the administration of research and planning projects. Records include correspondence, reports, applications, charts, maps, minutes, and approval forms.

Topics include the maintenance of funding for Oregon State Planning Board projects; coordination of activities with other planning entities on the local, state, and national levels; development of administrative policies for staff members; and comments on various reports and studies issued by the Oregon State Planning Board.

Folder titles and d​ates​​

Separated Map

​Series title ​Administrative Correspondence
​Folder title ​Board Member Correspondence, 1937-1939
​Removed from ​Box/folder: 1/22
​Transferred to ​Map Drawer 48
​Record type ​Map
​# of records ​1
​Description ​​Proposed plan street map of Canyon City, 1937.
 
​Series title ​Administrative Correspondence
​Folder title ​Board Member Correspondence, 1934-1936
​Removed from ​Box/folder: 1/22
​Transferred to ​Map Drawer 48
​Record type ​Chart
​# of records ​1
​Description ​​Organization of Oregon State Planning Council.
 
​ ​
1934-1938
Box 10
.15 cubic foot
Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject

Series documents the research and recommendations of the Oregon State Planning Board concerning agricultural problems. Records include correspondence, reports, fists, tables, programs, minutes, and agendas.

Topics include noxious weeds, industrial uses for farm products, soil erosion, and land classification and use.

Related Documents


Folder titles and Dates

Box 10
17. Agriculture Correspondence, 1934-1938
18. Farm Chemurgic Correspondence, 1936-1938
19. Noxious Weeds Correspondence, 1936-1937
20. Soil Conservation Records, 1934-1938​​​​
1900-1939
Box 17
.65 cubic foot
Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject or function

Series documents the collection and arrangement of basic physical and economic data about counties in Oregon. Records include correspondence, lists, reports, tables, graphs, and maps. Topics include county physical features such as size, temperature range, and precipitation.

Topics also include economic data concerning agriculture, mining, and retail sales. The bulk of the material covers the period from 1934 to 1939, however, some research data dates from 1900 to 1933.

Folder ​titles and​ dates​​​

Separated Table

​Series title ​Basic County Data Survey Results
​Folder title ​Basic County Data Table, 1936-1937
​Removed from ​Box/Folder: 17/22
​Transferred to ​Map Drawer 48
​Record type ​Table
​# of records ​1
​Description ​​Construction study
 
1934-1939
Boxes 14-16
3 cubic feet
Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject or function. Counties are arranged separately alphabetically by subject

Series documents the work of the Oregon State Planning Board in conjunction with city and county planning organizations to research and make recommendations on a wide range of activities. Records include studies, minutes, correspondence, questionnaires, lists, maps, legislation, inventories, notes, and reports.

Topics include county and city works projects such as water and sewage systems and school construction, municipal watersheds, taxes, urbanization, and the collection of inventory data.

Folder titles and​ dates​​​​
1900-1939
Box 6
.6 cubic foot
Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject or function

Series documents the work of the Oregon State Planning Board, primarily through a series of studies, to examine trends in employment and migration and make recommendations based on these findings. Records include correspondence, lists, graphs, tables, proposals, reports, and maps.

Topics include homesteading, agricultural labor, industrial labor, school censuses, migration, resettlement, and federal employment. Most of the records relate to the period from 1934 to 1939, however, some of the data dates to 1900.

Folder ti​tles and dates​​

Related Documents

Comparative Age Distribution of Employable and Unemployable (Chart), 1936
Comparative Age Distribution of Survey Relief Population​ (Chart), 1936
Comparative Length of Time on Relief of Three Types of Survey Relief Cases​ (Chart), 1936
Co​​mparative Size of Employable and Unemployable Survey Relief​​ (Chart), 1936

Separated Tables

​Series title ​Employment and Migration Records
​Folder title ​Data and Tabulations for School Census Records
​Removed from ​Box/folder: 6/16
​Transferred to ​Map Drawer 49
​Record type ​Tables
​# of records ​6
​Description ​​Farming and occupational information
 ​
​​​1924-1938
Box 10
.15 cubic foot
Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject or function

Series documents the research and recommendations of the Oregon State Planning Board regarding the preservation, development, and management of fisheries. Records include correspondence, tables, graphs, minutes, lists, and reports.

Topics include fish runs on the Columbia River, fishing methods, and the economic importance of fishing in Oregon. Most of the records refer to the period from 1934 to 1939, however, some reference tables cover statistics from 1924 to 1934.

Related Documents

Antelope Winter Range and Domestic Stock Range in Taylor Act Grazing Districts ​(Map), 1936
Distribution of Big-Game by Species (Map), 1936
Distribution of Upland Game Birds by Species (Map), 1936
Domestic Stock Range Within National Forests and Wild Life Winter Range (Map), 1936
Eggs ​Taken and Fish Released 1925-1934​ (Graph), 1936
Fish Hatcheries and Egg Taking Stations (Map), 1936
Fish Hatcheries and Egg Taki​ng Stations​ (Map-Version 2), 1936
Fishing and Hunting​ License Sales 1915-1935​ (Graph), 1936
Flight Paths of Migratory ​Waterfowl (Map), 1936
Ga​me Commission Disbursements 1925-1934​ (Graph), 1936
Game Commission​ Receipts 1925-1934​ (Graph), 1936
State a​nd Federal Game Reservations and Restricted Watershed Area​s (Map), 1936
Upland Birds Released 1925-1934​ (Graph), 1936

Folder titles and dates:

Box 10
21. Columbia River Study, 1926-1938
22. Fisheries Correspondence, 1924-1938
23. Fisheries Hearings and Legislative Records, 1935-1939

Separated Tables

​Series title​Fisheries Records
​Folder title​Columbia River Study Records
​Removd from ​Box/Folder: 10/21
​Transferred to​Map Drawer 48
​Record type​Tables
​# of records​10
​Description​​Oversized tables showing fish catch by year.
 
​1914-1939
Box 11
1 cubic foot
Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject or function

Series documents the studies and proposals of the Oregon State Planning Board concerning the preservation, management, and development of forest resources. Records include correspondence, maps, black and white photographs, tables, graphs, reports, and surveys.

Topics include sustained yield forestry Port Orford Cedar, stockwater development, legislation, and forest taxation. Most of the records refer to the period from 1934 to 1939, however, some of the research information dates to 1914.

Folder titles and dates, Separated Maps​
1925-1939
Box 10
.5 cubic foot
Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject or function

Series documents the research and recommendations of the Oregon State Planning Board concerning geology and mining. Records include correspondence, minutes, reports, surveys, questionnaires, and programs.

Topics include the creation of a State Bureau of Mining and Geology, status of individual mines, and locations of deposits of lime and chromium. Most of the records date from 1934 to 1939, however, some legislation predates 1934.

Folder titles​ and dates​​
1934-1939
Box 10
.15 cubic foot
Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject or function

Series documents the research and recommendations of the Oregon State Planning Board concerning the reorganization of state government. Records include correspondence, legislation, minutes, and reports.

The primary topic of these records is increasing the efficiency of state government through streamlining and more logical organization.

Related Documents

Government Planning Overview​ (Chart), 1936

Parole Related Stat​e Agencies Organization in 1936​ (Chart), 1936

Proposed Ore​gon Department of Social Welfare​ (Chart), 1936

Social Welfare Agencies Organization​​ in 1936​ (Chart), 1936

State T​axation and Finance Control Agencies Organization in 1936​ (Chart)

State G​overnment Organization in 1936​​ (Chart), 1936


Folder titles and dates

Box 10
  1. Correspondence with Herman Kehrli, Director of the Bureau of Municipal Research and Service, 1938-1939
  2. Correspondence with Herman Kehrli, Director of the Bureau of Municipal Research and Service, 1934-1937
  3. Government Reorganization Legislation, 1934-1935
  4. Government Study Correspondence, 1934-1936

Separated Chart

​Series title ​Government Reorganization Records
​Folder title ​Legislation Records
​Removed from ​Box/Folder: 10/3
​Fransferred to ​Map Drawer 48
​Record type ​Chart
​# of records ​1
​Description ​​Flow chart describing planning in Oregon
 ​​
1934-1939
Box 8
.6 cubic foot
Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject

Series documents communications between the Oregon State Planning Board and a variety of governmental bodies. Correspondents include local governments; state agencies such as the Attorney General and State Engineer, the Governor; other state planning boards nationwide; and several federal agencies. Records include correspondence, reports, programs, summaries, and minutes.

Topics include legal opinions concerning Oregon State Planning Board recommendations and activities, the National Youth Administration, activities of other state planning boards, aeronautics, and public utilities.

Folder titles and dates​, and separated map, ch​art, table​​
1935-1939
Box 17
.45 cubic foot
Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject or function

Series documents the research and recommendations of the Oregon State Planning Board concerning the development of highways in Oregon. Records include correspondence, maps, resolutions, legislation, proposals, black and white photographs, reports, questionnaires, and minutes.

Topics include mine to market roads; highway development along the Columbia River Gorge, Wilson River, and Wolf Creek from Portland to the coast; legislation against billboards and other "scenic nuisances;" the definition of natural beauty concerning highways; and the protection of roadsides including the limitation of roadside logging.

Folder titles and dates, Separated Maps, Photographs, Tables​​
​​​1903-1938
Box 5
1 cubic foot
Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject or function

Series documents the research and recommendations of the Oregon State Planning Board concerning the use, classification, and taxation of Oregon lands as well as the management of Oregon and California Railroad revested lands. Records include correspondence, legislation, minutes, publications, black and white photographs, charts, tables, maps, lists, graphs, and reports.

Topics include tax reverted lands, tax delinquency, soil and land cover, rural land zoning, range grazing districts, public finance, land use, land classification, the Fort Rock Conservation area, eastern Oregon public lands, and county owned land problems. Most of the records refer to the period from 1934 to 1938, however, some of the research dates to 1903.

Folder titles and dates​, Separated Maps, Photos, Publications, Char​ts and Tables​​
1912-1939
Box 13
.4 cubic foot
Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject or function

Series documents the relation between Oregon State Planning Board research and recommendations and state and federal legislation. Records include correspondence, publications, lists, legislation, bulletins, and reports.

Topics include freeways, interstate cooperation, creation of a national planning board, abolition of the State Oregon State Planning Board, creation of a research and development commission, and water pollution. Most of the records refer to the period from 1934 to 1939, however, some of the research dates to 1912.

Folder titles and d​ates​​

Separated Publications

​Series title ​Legislative Records
​Folder title ​National Planning Board Legislation
​Removed from ​Box/Folder: 13/34
​Transferred to ​Box 22
​Record type ​Publications
​# of records ​2
​Description ​1 publication on the hearing regarding S2825, 1935.
1 publication on the hearing regarding HR10303, 1936.
 ​
1925-1939
Box 9
.15 cubic foot
Arrangement: Alphabetical by function

Series documents a study done by the Oregon State Planning Board of public library usage and development. Records include correspondence, surveys, tables, graphs, and news releases.

Topics include a profile of public library patrons, a determination of material usage, and methods of providing better patron service. Most of the records cover the period from 1935 to 1939 with the exception of some comparative data contained in tables dating Return to 1925.

Folder titles and dates:
Box 9
26. State Library Correspondence, 1925-1939
27. Survey of Public Library Service in Oregon Records, 1926-1938​
1935-1939
Box 13
.1 cubic foot
Arrangement: None

Series documents the listing of individuals and organizations that received Oregon State Planning Board reports. Records consist of mailing list index cards. The cards include the date and number of reports sent, name of the report, and recipient's name. 

Folder titles and dates:
Box 13
1. Mailing List Index Cards, 1935-1938​
1934-1939
Box 21
.7 cubic foot
Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject or function

Series documents the work of the Oregon State Planning Board to research and publish maps and basic data, mostly for use in conjunction with other research projects. Records include maps, correspondence, minutes, surveys, inventories, tables, graphs, charts, and reports.

Topics include aerial photography, mapping priorities, range and grazing lands, and various subjects associated with ongoing research projects such as the Willamette Valley Project and the Tri-County Study. Many of the maps and related resources are viewable as PDF images in the Appendix section of this guide.

Folder titles and dates​, Separated Maps and ​Tables​
ca. 1934-ca. 1939
2.5 cubic feet
Arrangement: None

Series documents the efforts of the Oregon State Planning Board to compile visual and textual data about Oregon physical features, land use, natural resources, highways, roads, schools, vicinities, sections, power transmission system, public welfare, and other topics related to studies conducted by the board.

Many of these records are photolithographic or photostatic duplicates (sometimes of different size) of records described in "separated" records descriptions in this guide. Researchers are encouraged to first review the functional record series (e.g., Forestry Records) for descriptions before accessing this record series. Also see viewable maps and related records.​
ca. 1914-ca. 1939
12 cubic feet
Arrangement: None

Series documents the efforts of the Oregon State Planning Board to compile visual and textual data about Oregon physical features, land use, natural resources, highways, roads, schools, vicinities, sections, power transmission system, public welfare, and other topics related to studies conducted by the board.

Many of these records are duplicates (sometimes of different size) of records described in "separated" records descriptions in this guide. Researchers are encouraged to first review the functional record series (e.g., Forestry Records) for descriptions before accessing this record series. Also see viewable maps and related records.​
1866-1938
Box 2
.4 cubic foot
Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject or function

Series documents the research and recommendations of the Oregon State Planning Board concerning various marketing and industrial problems. Records include correspondence, tables, maps, graphs, lists, publications, surveys, and reports.

Topics include foreign trade, the balance of trade, apple and pear production and marketing, principal industries in Oregon, price trends, lumber shipments, tax data, and the Women's Industrial Forum. Most of the records refer to the period from 1935 to 1938, however, some of the research information dates to 1866.

Folder titl​es and dates​, maps, tables, graphs, publications​

Related Documents

Assessed Valuat​ions Per Pupil and Average Cost Per Pupil in Clatsop County​ (Tables), 1936
Assessed Valuations Per Pupil and Average Cost Per Pupil in Coos County​ ​(Tables), 1936
Assessed Valuations Per Pupil and Average Cost Per Pupil in Deschutes County​ (Tables), 1936

Classification of Tax Reve​rted Lands​​ (Table), 1936

Principal Tax Levying Districts of Clatsop Coun​ty​ (Map), 1936
Principal Tax Levying​ Districts of Coos County​ (Map), 1936
Principal Tax Levying ​Districts of Deschutes County​​ (Map), 1936

Trends of Tax ​​Levies in Selected School Districts of Clatsop County​ (Graphs), 1936

Trends of Tax Levies in Sele​cted School Districts of Coos County (Graphs), 1936

T​rends of Tax Levies in Selected School Districts of Deschutes County​ (Graphs), 1936

Variation of Net County Ta​xes, Average Net Levy, Total Assessed Value in Clatsop, Coos, and Deschutes counties​​ (Graphs), 1936

1934-1939
Box 7
.9 cubic foot
Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject or function

Series documents the work of the National Resources Committee to assist state planning boards and publicize the results of research and development projects. Records include correspondence, maps, project descriptions, surveys, publications, reports, bulletins, circulars, and press releases.

Topics include drainage basins, soils and covers, hydrologic data, and methods for effective state planning, as well as updates on progress made by state planning boards nationwide on various projects.

Folder titl​es and dates​

Separated Publications

​Series title ​National Resources Committee (NRC) Records
​Folder title ​Press Releases, 1936-1938
​Removed from ​Box/Folder: 7/20
​​Transferred to ​Box 22
​Record type ​​Publications
​# of records ​2
​Description 1 NRC regional planning publication, 1936.
1 NRC deficiencies in basic hydrology data publication, 1936.​
 ​​​
1934-1938
Box 13
.5 cubic foot
Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject or function

Series documents the meetings of the Oregon State Planning Board. Records include minutes, proceedings, correspondence, reports, programs, maps, and a chart.

Topics include a full range of Oregon State Planning Board activities. The minutes and correspondence include discussion and updates of projects relating to power, fisheries, forestry mineral resources, and transportation.

Folder titles and​ dates​​

Separated Chart

​Series title ​Oregon State Planning Board Meeting Records
​Folder title ​Memoranda Regarding Operation of Planning Board
​Removed from ​Box/folder: 13/9
​Transferred to ​Map Drawer 48
​Record type ​Chart
​# of records ​1
​​Description Describes Oregon State Planning Board activities and programs.​
 ​
1934-1935
Box 8
.15 cubic foot 
Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject or function 

Series documents the work of the Oregon State Planning Council, which functioned as an unofficial advisory body in 1934 and 1935. It was abolished in 1935 and its activities were assumed by the Oregon State Planning Board. Records include correspondence, lists, minutes, tables, maps, charts, and reports.

Topics include a variety of subjects studied by committees overseeing research on power, water and mineral resources, public welfare, mapping, forestry, and transportation. Many of the records of the Planning Council can be found in the subject series of the Oregon State Planning Board such as forestry, power, and recreation.

Folder titles and dates:

Box 8
  1. Committee Reports, 1934
  2. Correspondence, 1934
1934-1938
Box 20
1 cubic foot
Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject or function. Meetings are arranged chronologically by date.

Series documents the work of the Pacific Northwest Regional Planning Commission to coordinate and assist state planning commissions in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Montana. The Pacific Northwest Planning Commission operated as one of several regional district planning commissions under the direction of the National Resources Committee. Records include correspondence, minutes, black and white photographs, agendas, surveys, reports, charts, and maps.

Topics include the Columbia Basin, protection of the Columbia Gorge, Columbia River fisheries, drainage basins, education, and migration.

Folder titles and dates, ​Sep​arated Maps, Tables, Charts, Photographs​
1934-1938
Box 8
.35 cubic foot
Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject

Series documents the work of committees concerned with the functional administration of Oregon State Planning Board activities. Records include correspondence, outlines, minutes, lists, tables, and reports.

Topics include public relations, coordination and development, eastern Oregon public land use, the transition and organization of the Oregon State Planning Council to the Oregon State Planning Board, and research progress and planning.

Folder titles and dates​​

Separated Maps

​Series title ​Planning Committees Records
​Folder title ​Special Advisory Committees
​Removed from ​Box/Folder: 8/12
​Transferred to ​Map Drawer 48
​Record type ​Maps
​# of records ​3
​Description ​1 parks in Curry County map.
1 Siskiyou National Forest map.
1 Gold Beach, Rogue River map.
 ​​
1935-1939
Box 19
.2 cubic foot 
Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject 

Series documents the work of various planning organizations on state and federal levels to coordinate activities and share information. Records include correspondence, programs, reports, minutes, and lists.

Topics include power generation and distribution, land reclamation, planning techniques, and water conservation.

Folder titles and dates, ​Sep​arated Programs and Poster​​
​​​1878-1938
Box 9
.5 cubic foot
Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject

Series documents the research and recommendations of the Oregon State Planning Board regarding power generation, distribution, and usage. Records include surveys, legislation, correspondence, telegrams, maps, tables, graphs, news releases, lists, minutes, and reports.

Topics include Bonneville power generation, transmission, uses, marketing, existing and undeveloped sources of power, the California and Oregon Power Company, rural electrification, and the Tennessee Valley Authority. Most of the records refer to the years of 1934 to 1938. Some background and comparative research information spans the period of 1878 to 1934.

Fold​er titles and dates, separated maps, tables, graphs, charts​
1910-1938
Box 6
.35 cubic foot
Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject or function

Series documents the progress of the Oregon State Planning Board toward its stated goals, primarily through periodic reports. Records include correspondence, lists, summaries, digests, recommendations, reports, and charts.

Topics include the entire range of Oregon State Planning Board activities since the reports give an overview of its work. Most of the records refer to the period from 1934 to 1938, however, some statistical information dates to 1910.

Folder titles ​and dates​​

Separated Chart

​Series title ​Progress Reports Records
​Folder title ​Organizational Chart
​Removed from ​Box/Folder: 6/7
​Transferred to ​Map Drawer 49
​Record type ​Chart
​# of records ​1
Description​ Organizational chart describes the Oregon State Planning Board in 1937.​​
 ​​
​​​1880-1938
Box 4
.7 cubic foot
Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject or function

Series documents the research and recommendations of the Oregon State Planning Board concerning public welfare issues. Records include correspondence, legislation, outlines, maps, tables, graphs, surveys, data sheets, and reports.

Topics include parole services, elementary education, hours and earnings in major industries, natural communities in Clackamas, Lane, and Multnomah Counties, population, prisons, social security, juvenile delinquency, and work relief. Most of the records refer to the period from 1934 to 1938, however, some basic research data date to 1880.

Folder titles and ​dates​ and separated maps​
1900-1937
Box 1
.4 cubic foot
Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject or function

Series documents the work of the Oregon State Planning Board in the construction of public works projects and the preservation of historic buildings and sites. Records include maps, tables, graphs, reports, correspondence, inventories, and minutes.

Topics include the Bums federal building project, historical building and site preservation, and a county by county assessment and inventory of works projects. Most of the records refer to the period from 1934 to 1937, however, some statistical data include information dating from 1900.

Folder titles and dates​​

Separated Graphs and Tables

​Series title ​Public Works Records
​Folder title ​Public Works Committee Correspondence
​Removed from ​Box/Folder: 1/14
​Transferred to ​Map Drawer 48
​Record type ​Graphs and tables
​# of records ​6
​​Description 2 graphs include 4 bars showing building costs and a long line graph of general Oregon statistics.
4 tables are cost and status of public works projects and a blueprint of a highway construction table with general Oregon statistics.​
 ​​
​1935-1939
Box 9
.4 cubic foot
Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject or function

Series documents the efforts of the Oregon State Planning Board to publicize information about various studies, reports, and programs. Records include correspondence, reports, lists, black and white photographs, news releases, tables, telegrams, and programs.

Topics include the fun range of Oregon State Planning Board activities such as fisheries, forestry, education, power, and recreation.

Folder titles an​d dates​​

Separated Photographs

​Series title Publicity Records​
​Folder title ​News Releases
​Removed from ​Box/Folder: 9/7
​Transferred to ​Oregon State Planning Board Photograph Box
​Record type ​Photographs
​# of records ​6
​​Description ​ Photographs of publicity exhibit displays for the Oregon State Planning Board.
 ​​
1860-1935
Box 3-4
1.3 cubic feet
Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject or function

Series documents the assistance of the State Reconstruction Advisory Board to governmental entities in the application for grants from the Reconstruction Finance Corporation to provide local public works. Most of the recipients were cities and counties, however some state agencies also applied. Records include correspondence, maps, tables, graphs, proposals, publications, reports, minutes, and blueprint plans.

Topics include schools, water works, sewage plants, highways, flood control, irrigation, airports, sea walls, armories, city halls, port facilities, light and power, and waterfront development. Most of the records refer to 1933, however some data dates to 1860.

Folder ti​tles and dates, maps, plans, publications, tables, graph​.

1934-1939
Box 9
.15 cubic foot
Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject or function

Series documents the research and recommendations of the Oregon State Planning Board concerning the development and management of recreational facilities. Records include surveys, studies, publications, correspondence, lists, proposals, and inventories.

Topics include defining recreational areas, integrating recreational areas with highway development, and a tram and cableway project at Mt. Hood.

Folder Titles and Dates

Box 9
28. Recreation Development Correspondence, 1936-1938
29. Oregon State Planning Council Recreation Committee Reports, 1934
30. Studies and Surveys, 1938-1939
31. Studies and Surveys, 1936-1937
32. Recreational Resources Inventory, 1934-1936

Separated Maps

​Series title ​Recreational Development Records
Folder title​ ​Recreational Development Correspondence
​Removed from ​Box/Folder: 9/28
​Transferred to ​Map Drawer 48
​Record type ​Maps
​# of records ​30
​​Description 29 Forest Service maps.
1 airport map.​
​Series title ​Recreational Development Records
Folder title​ ​Recreational Development Correspondence
​Removed from ​Box/Folder: 9/28
​Transferred to ​Box 22
​Record type ​Publication
​# of records ​1
​​Description ​Senate report on Mt. Hood values.
1936-1937
2 volumes
Arrangement: None

Series documents the inventory of all Oregon state buildings by the Oregon State Planning Board with the cooperation of the federal Works Progress Administration. The purpose was to establish physical and financial data for legislators, planners, and administrators.

Information includes name of building, use, construction date, type, size, value, condition, and a narrative statement about working conditions and growth potential. The subjects include university buildings, armories, hospitals, the state penitentiary, and others.

The two volumes are identical copies.​
1920-1938
Box 21
.5 cubic foot
Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject

Series documents the work of the Oregon State Planning Board to conduct an inventory of state owned buildings and plan for future building needs. Records include inventories, correspondence, minutes, drawings, maps, tables, graphs, black and white photographs, lists, and reports.

Topics include the reconstruction of the state capitol into an integrated building group, building construction in Oregon, and an inventory and assessment of needed improvements to all state owned buildings. Most of the records refer to the period from 1934 to 1938, however some research data dates to 1920.

Folde​r titles and dates, Separated Maps​​​
1935-1938
Box 12
.4 cubic foot Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject or function 

Series documents the efforts of the Oregon State Planning Board to study and make recommendations concerning stream purification. Records include correspondence, legislation, questionnaires, publications, studies, and lists.

Topics include mining, pollution, and various forms of industrial water pollution.

Folder titles and dates​​

Separated Publications

​Series title ​Stream Purification Records
​​Folder title Advisory Committee on Stream Purification Correspondence​
Removed from​ ​Box/Folder: 12/1
​Transferred to ​Box 22
​Record type ​Publication
# of records​ ​​3
Description​ 1 industrial bluebook.
1 manufacturer's directory.
1 report on the "Uses of Deschutes River, Oregon."​
 ​​
​​1878-1938
Boxes 18-19
2 cubic feet
Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject or function

Series documents the research and recommendations of the Oregon State Planning Board concerning the conservation and development of water resources. Records include correspondence, surveys, inventories, fists, reports, negatives, and black and white photographs. Records also include maps, most of which document the various drainage basins in Oregon.

Topics include erosion, power generation, flood control, port improvement, federal construction and repair projects, irrigation, groundwater, stockwater, hydrological data collection, timber harvesting and mining in relation to water resources, municipal water supplies, and developed and undeveloped storage reservoirs. Most of the records refer to the period from 1934 to 1938, however, some of the comparative research information dates to 1878.

Folder titles a​nd dates and separated maps​

Related Documents

Additional Stream Gaging Stations Recommende​d​ (Map), 1936

Drainage Basins and Developed​ Storage​​ (Map), ca. 1936
Drainage District​s Along Lower Columbia River ​(Map), 1936
Drainage Districts Except Along Lower Columbia Ri​ver​ (Map), 1936
​​1924-1938
Box 12
.6 cubic foot
Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject or function

Series documents the efforts of the Oregon State Planning Board in wildlife management. Records include legislation, correspondence, censuses, surveys, bulletins, petitions, and lists.

Topics include fish planting, bird refuges, stream and lake improvement, upland birds, and hunting and angling licensing. Most of the records refer to the period from 1935-1938, however, some of the research information dates to 1924.

Folder titles​ and dates​​

Related Documents

Antelope Winter Range and Domestic Stock Range in Taylor Act Grazing Districts ​(Map), 1936
Distribution of Big-Game by Species (Map), 1936
Distribution of Upland Game Birds by Species (Map), 1936
Domestic Stock Range Within National Forests and Wild Life Winter Range (Map), 1936
Eggs Tak​en and Fish Released 1925-1934​ (Graph), 1936
Fish Hatcheries and Egg Taking Stations​ (Map), 1936
Fish Hatcheries and Egg Taking Statio​ns (Map-Version 2), 1936
Fishing and Hunting Lice​nse Sales 1915-1935​ (Graph), 1936
Flight Paths of Migr​atory Waterfowl​ (Map), 1936
Game Commission Disb​ursements 1925-1934​ (Graph), 1936
Game Commission​ Receipts 1925-1934​ (Graph), 1936
Stat​e and Federal Game Reservations and Restricted Watershed Areas​ (Map), 1936
Upland Birds Released 1925-1934​ (Graph), 1936​
​​​​​1934-1938
Box 19
.5 cubic foot
Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject or function

Series documents the work of the Oregon State Planning Board, primarily through the Willamette Valley Project Committee, to research and make recommendations regarding the conservation and development of Willamette Valley resources. Records include correspondence, resolutions, news releases, reports, minutes, and maps.

Topics include watershed development, flood and erosion control, fisheries, data collection, and resource development.

Folder titles and​ dates​​

Related Documents

Agricultural an​d Timber Lands​ (Map), 1936
Agricultural Land Adap​tability​ (Map), 1936

Clima​te (Map), 1936​
Drainage Districts and Areas​ (Table), and Existi​ng and Proposed​ (Map), 1936
Electric​ Power​ (Maps), 1936

Farm Types Group 1 and 2​ (Maps), 1936
Forest Products In​dustries​ ​(Map), 1936

Hydrogr​aphs​ (Graph), 1936

Land in Fa​rms​​ (Graph), 1936

Majo​r Soils Groups​ (Map), 1936
Major Soi​l Types Key ​(Table), 1936
Mining​ and Mineral Industries​ (Map), 1936

Tra​nsportation​​ (Map), 1936

Separated Graph

​Series title ​Willamette Valley Project Records
​Folder title ​Fisheries Records
​Removed from ​Box/Folder: 19/32
​Transferred to ​Map Drawer 49
​Record type ​Graph
​# of records ​1
​​Description Seasonal fluctuation of pool levels.​
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​Series title ​Willamette Valley Project Records
​Folder title ​Willamette Valley Project Committee Minutes
​Removed from ​Box/Folder: 19/34
​Transferred to ​Map Drawer 49
​Record type ​Minutes
​# of records ​1
​​Description 4 pages of minutes from June 28, 1935.​
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​Series title ​Willamette Valley Project Records
​Folder title ​Willamette Valley Project Correspondence
​Removed from ​Box/Folder: 19/31
​Transferred to ​Map Drawer 49
​Record type ​Table
​# of records ​1
​​Description Works project inventory table from 1935.​
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​1930-1939
Box 2
.7 cubic foot
Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject or function

Series documents the work of the Works Projects Administration (WPA) in its association with the Oregon State Planning Board, mainly consisting of the provision of workers to conduct research and maintain clerical records. Records include correspondence, reports, bulletins, lists, proposals, legislation, and tables.

Topics include a wide range of Oregon State Planning Board activities since the WPA provided much of the staff necessary for completion of the research projects. Subjects about employment and migration, the Columbia River Gorge, the Bonneville Dam, housing, and land classification are included primarily from funding and manpower perspectives. Most of the Records refer to the period from 1935 to 1938, however, some research information dates to 1930.

Folder t​itles and dates​​

Separated Tables

​Series title ​Works Project Administration Records
​Folder title ​Housing Project Records
Removed from​ ​Box/Folder: 2/36
​Transferred to ​Map Drawer 49
​Record type ​Tables
​# of records ​3
​Description ​​Cost location breakdowns.
 
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