Dams and Reservoirs, Records of the Commissioner, 1883-1927 | State Archives Catalog
Scope and Contents: This series includes two small journals containing field notes covering the period from 1883 to 1913. These items were kept by the Commissioner of Dams and Reservoirs, first by Lemuel M.E. Stone, and then by his successor, Walter Simmons. The journals record information concerning "Acres Flowed" and "When Reported"by name and location of each dam. Indexes at the front of each volume indicate the page on which entries for a particular dam may be found. The records also include Commissioner correspondence files spanning the years 1919-1927.The correspondence ranges from calls for services and payments to leasing of property to Commissioner attendance of conferences.