Campus Water Resources and Water Management in the University
El Mustang / The Mustang Daily,
1938-present -- Includes articles and opinion pieces on student,
faculty and administrative projects and studies pertaining to
water and water management on campus. An index to El Mustang/Mustang
Daily is available in the University Archives.
Staff Bulletin / Cal Poly Report, 1956- present -- Includes
announcements and brief articles relating to student, faculty and
administrative projects and and studies pertaining to water and
water management on campus. Articles tend to be briefer than those
in Mustand Daily. (indexed through 1980s)
Course Bulletins / Catalogs, 1903-present -- Catalogs provide
descriptions of coursework in which natural resources, water management
and related topics are taught. Instruction in surveying and construction
of irrigation and water management systems (dams, weirs, wells,
pumps, waste water management, etc.) was included in the Agriculture
Course and the Mechanics Course as early as 1903-04.
The Polytechnic Journal, 1906-1926 -- Occasional articles
by students describing surveying trips and building projects (e.g.
dams and weirs). Articles are sometimes illustrated with photographs.
Senior Projects -- Senior projects in the form of environmental
studies, water analysis, engineering and architectural projects,
etc., are cataloged in Polycat, Kennedy Library's online catalog.
Projects are available on microfiche in the library's Reference
Department or in the University Archives.
Reports of the Directors/Presidents of the CPS/U, 1902-present.
-- Early reports provide detailed information about campus resources,
facilities, expenditures, including outlining of plans and needs
for the future. From 1902 to 1940, water management figures prominently
in appeals for funding and for approval of campus improvement
Land Acquisition & Water Rights, Water Supply, ca.1920s-1956
(gaps) -- Files include handbooks and policies; correspondence,
and memoranda; contracts and agreements.
Use and Allocation of Facilities, ca. 1960s-1980s -- This
series includes reports, correspondence and ephemera and other materials
concerning individual buildings/facilities (University Union, Co
- Generational Plant)
Campus Maps, Plans and Blueprints, ca. 1909-1990s -- Collection
includes plans of the campus and topographic maps showing natural
and manmade resources.