School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration Colorado river basin transcripts
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These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.
Scope and Content
This series contains published transcripts of testimony in a dispute between the federal government and the state of Utah before the Supreme Court over the navigability (and thereby the federal oil leases) of the Grand, Green, and Colorado rivers. Also present are other miscellaneous court briefs, related publications, and news clippings.
Chronological by date.
Colorado River Commission case files from the Attorney General's Office, Series 165, contains legal records related to the formation and administration of the Upper Colorado River Commission.
Upper Colorado River project case files from the Governor Clyde, Series 200, contains administrative records related to the construction of dams and other works constructed as part of the Upper Colorado River Project.
Colorado River basin dispute index cards from the School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration, Series 11761, provide an index for Colorado River materials maintained by SITLA.
Interstate compacts from the Lieutenant Governor, Series 20221, contains the interstate compact records that divided the Colorado River between the Upper Colorado River Basin states and the lower Colorado River Basin states.
Colorado River correspondence from the Governor Blood, Series 22918, contains correspondence related to the Colorado River that may touch on similar issues found in this series.
This series is classified as Public.
Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.
This series was processed by Jim Kichas in April 2013.
|1||1||1911||The Carey Act|
|1||3||1928||United States v. State of Utah - Answer of the State|
|1||4||1929 Nov||United States v. State of Utah - Index of Witnesses|
|1||5||1929 Nov 15||United States v. State of Utah - Testimony Volume 23|
|1||6||1929 Dec 3||United States v. State of Utah - Testimony Volume 24|
|1||7||1929 Dec 4||United States v. State of Utah - Testimony Volume 25|
|1||8||1929 Dec 5||United States v. State of Utah - Testimony Volume 26|
|1||9||1929 Dec 6||United States v. State of Utah - Testimony Volume 27|
|1||10||1929 Dec 7||United States v. State of Utah - Testimony Volume 28|
|1||11||1929 Dec 9||United States v. State of Utah - Testimony Volume 29|
|1||12||1929 Dec 10||United States v. State of Utah - Testimony Volume 30|
|1||13||1929 Dec 12||United States v. State of Utah - Testimony Volume 31|
|1||14||1929 Dec 13||United States v. State of Utah - Testimony Volume 32|
|1||15||1930 Jun||United States v. State of Utah - Testimony Volume 33|
|1||16||1931||United States v. State of Utah - Brief for State of Utah|
|1||17||1931 Apr 14||Salt Lake Tribune Article|