Cage 5030

Inland Empire Waterways Association

Papers, 1949-1953

Acquisition And Processing Information

This collection was transferred from the Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections vertical file (VF 1176) in 2011.

Extent/Quantity Information

Number of containers: 2 folders

Linear feet of shelf space: .1

Approximate number of items: 22

Biography/Organizational Material

Quoted from Guide to the Pacific Northwest Waterways Association Records (Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA):

"In 1934 the Inland Empire Waterways Association was established as an advocacy group to represent the interests of the transportation industry, forestry, agriculture, energy producers, and local governments in Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington. Most notably, they lobbied at the federal level for the construction of the locks and dams on the Columbia and Snake Rivers."

Collection Description

This collection consists of publications, press releases, brochures, proceedings, and other material of the Inland Empire Waterways Association. All of these documents are related to the development of the Columbia River.


Columbia River -- Commerce
Columbia River -- History -- Sources
Transportation -- Columbia River Watershed
Shipment of goods -- Economic aspects -- Columbia River Watershed
Inland water transportation -- Columbia River
Dams -- Columbia River Watershed
Inland Empire Waterways Association


This collection is open and available for research use. Copyright restrictions apply.

Preferred Citation

The suggested citation for the collection is:

[Item Description]
Inland Empire Waterways Association papers, 1949-1953
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Washington State University Libraries
Pullman, WA

Related Materials

Papers on Columbia River Basin shipping and development, 1934-1936 (Cage 755)


Materials are in English.