The Frank Adams papers consist of files regarding his work in the subjects of irrigation, agriculture, and land settlement
projects. The materials include the following formats: reports, reprints, correspondence, clippings, and notes, and historical
and statistical data. The content includes materials from his projects in Palestine, the western United States with a particular
focus on California. There is extensive information on University of California Irrigation Investigations in California.
Frank Adams was born in Chicago, Illinois on September 19, 1875. He attended Cogswell High School in San Francisco until 1892,
when his family moved from San Francisco to a farm near the Santa Cruz Mountains. He entered Stanford University in 1896 and
graduated with a bachelor's degree in economics in 1901. In 1906, he received his master's degree from the University of Nebraska.
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quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf
of the Water Resources Collections and Archives as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply
permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Collection is open for research.