John L. Savage Papers

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0227
Creators:
Savage, John L., 1879-? (civil engineer)
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1944
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.15 cubic feet
1 box
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Materials concerning dams, power plants, and materials testing in China, for the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. It consists of a bound volume of preliminary reports, with maps, prepared for China's National Resources Commission by John L. Savage, consulting engineer. Includes a report on the Yangtze River Gorge Project (11/1944) and several other Chinese projects: Ta-Tu-Ho and Ma-Pien-Ho projects (9/1944), Upper Ming-Kiang and Kwan-Hsien projects (9-11/1944), Lung-Chi-Ho projects (9-11/1944), and the Tang-Lang-Chuan projects (1-3/1945).

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Savage was a civil engineer, and Chief Designing Engineer in charge of all designing for the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, 1924-1945.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by David Stevens, 1986
Author
David A. Stevens
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Immediate source of acquisition unknown.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
John L. Savage Papers, 1944, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Ownership and Custodial History
Ownership and Custodial History
Transferred from the Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering, 8/7/86.

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Civil engineering Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Engineering Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hydraulic engineering and engineers Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Hydroelectric power plants Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Reports -- 1940-1970 Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Yangtze River (China) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
China, Ministry of Economic Affairs Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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China, National Resources Commission Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu