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Griffith, Robert B.
Coll #: 90-48
Date: 1928 - 1968
Extent: 1.42 linear feet (1 document box and 1 record storage box)
Location: 4:10:2
Related Materials: 0106
This collections consists of Robert Griffith’s papers pertaining to the Colorado River Commission (he was chairman at one point in his career) on water rights, usage and alternate water sources. Included is a feasibility study of the mechanical system for the Griffith Phytotronics Laboratories, labs designed for experimenting with plant growth and development. And finally, the collection has news clippings about the national air races from 1928, a photograph of an early airplane, Griffith’s American Legion papers and the death and burial records belonging to his father, an embalmer. A later addition to the collection included slides of various countries including the United States, Europe, Middle and Far East, Canada.