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Alvin and Beverly Cheyne Collection, 2001-2004

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Identifier: SHL-2018-089

Content Description

Collection of materials from Alvin and Beverley Cheyne, mostly related to the water issues in the Klamath Basin. Collection contains documents regarding Alvin and Beverly’s political affiliation; newspapers with headlines related to the water crisis of 2001; 2000-2001 magazine issues of Farmer-Stockman, Southern Oregon Heritage Today, Potato Country, Range, and Time; a letter to the President regarding the Water Crisis; publications on historical Klamath Basin water and land use and photographs of the area; 1977 Klamath Basin Wastewater Facilities Plan; Contract between the Bureau of Reclamation and the Original California-Oregon Power Company (contract now held by Pacific Power and Light Company); documents and letters sent to Alvin from the Klamath Tribe; Findings in Land Use Decisions by Bureau of Governmental Research and Service; emergency preparedness documents: guides and safety briefs from various government departments, such as the Department of the Army and the Department of the Interior; “Alvin’s notes on water issues”; Klamath Water Users Association Annual Meeting notes; “Alvin Cheyne County Commissioner, Klamath County” button; name plates possibly used on Alvin Cheyne’s desk as Commissioner; and many other documents and publications

Acquisition Type


Restrictions Apply



  • 1914-2001


4.5 Linear Feet (11 boxes)