Henry N. Christiansen papers

Henry N. Christiansen papers

Dates: 1975-1979

Collection consist of maps of waterways that Henry N. Christiansen helped develop, such as the Van Duzen River Basin in California, the Miho watershed in South Korea, and the Bae Gog development in Korea. They also include Christiansen's notes, charts, drawings, and blueprints relating to these projects.

  • Extent: 2 oversize folders (0.4 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Christiansen, Henry N. (Henry Nelson), 1936
  • Call Number: MSS 6887
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Henry N. Christiansen papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 6887; Henry N. Christiansen papers; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6887, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Henry N. Christiansen.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Henry N. Christiansen.
Subject Terms
Agriculture and Natural Resources; Water and Water Rights; Water resources development--California--Van Duzen River Watershed--History--Sources; Water resources development--Korea (South)--History--Sources
Genre / Form
Blueprints; Drawings; Maps; Notes
Processing Information
Processed; Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2009.
Appraisal Information
LDS scholarship and historiography (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.III, August 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Christiansen (Henry N.) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-08T09:23-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Henry N. Christiansen was born in February 1936. He graduated with his BS in Mathematics in 1957 from Utah State University, his MS in Engineering Mechanics in 1958 from Stanford University, and his PhD in Engineering Mechanics in 1962, also from Harvard. He has been teaching Civil and Environmental Engineering at Brigham Young University since 1971.

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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts