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Finding Aid to the David Weeks papers
BANC MSS 87/20 c  
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Description
Papers of David Weeks, agricultural economist and University of California, Berkeley faculty member.
Background
David Weeks (1890-1986) was born in Aurora, Nebraska and educated at the University of Nebraska and Iowa State College. He received his doctoral degree from the University of California, where he served as a faculty member in Agricultural Economics for most of his career. Weeks focused his research on land and water development and held research appointments with the California Agricultural Experiment Station and the Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics. In addition to his academic work, Weeks served in the following consulting positions: consultant to the California Department of Water Resources during the 1950s; advisor to the President of Bolivia; member of the President's Water Resources Policy Commission in 1950; consultant in the development of a master plan for El Dorado County in 1962; advisor in the Hydraulics Works Department of the Turkish government in 1964-1965; and water policy consultant for the sheikdom of Kuwait in 1965 and the Corporacion Venezolao de Guyana in Venezuela in 1966-1967.
Extent
6.5 Linear Feet (5 cartons, 1 volume)
Restrictions
Materials in this collection may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
Collection is open for research.