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Government Documents - Department of the Interior: Bureau of Reclamation

Describes the various agencies under Interior and our holdings of their publications. Topics include public lands, geology, dams, fish and wildlife, national parks and monuments, mining, American Indians, offshore drilling, and related areas.

About the agency

The Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) was established in 1902. Its purpose is to manage and develop the water resources of the U.S. The Bureau is most widely known for its dam construction, irrigation, and hydropower projects.

Our holdings

Government Documents holds an extensive collection of USBR publications, including guides to various dams, reservoirs, and recreation areas controlled by USBR. Other titles include:

Research report (I 27.54:)

The Map Collection has extensive holdings of USBR printed maps.

We also have a variety of general publications, pamphlets, statistical publications, technical reports, and other USBR materials.

Additional documents covering 1910-1932 are available in the Executive Branch Documents microfiche set. Please cBureau of Reclamation web site screen shotontact a government documents librarian if you have questions about our holdings.


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