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Judd, Samuel, 1892-1971

 Person

Samuel Judd was born in Denver on March 15, 1892. He was the son of Abraham and Fannie Judelowitz, nee Baer. His siblings were George, Edward, Benjamin, Robert, Simon, Mollie (Malke), Philip, and Sarah (Meer). Samuel was educated in Civil and Architectural Engineering at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colorado. He married Lillian Israelske and they had three children: Grayce (Aronofsky), E. (Edmond) James, and William. He worked for the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation from 1935 until retiring in 1963. He selected sites and designed many large dams (including Boulder Dam, Hoover dam, Yangtze Dam in China) and did city planning for Boulder City, Nevada and Page, Arizona.

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Box 18, 1865-1999

 File — Box: B088.01.0018
Identifier: B088.01.0018
Overview Misc: Insurance pamphlets, newsclippings, photos, (1) Judd Geneology CD,Certificate of Death (Sameuel Judd),tax information, trust information, (1) white cap.

Box 23, 1961-2009

 File — Box: B088.06.0023
Identifier: B088.06.0023
Overview Box includes: 1961 Reclamation Project Data, photography book on the Hoover Dam and folder of Hoover Dam miscellaneous papers.

Box 24, 1936-1956

 File — Box: B088.06.0024
Identifier: B088.06.0024
Overview Photograph of Samuel Judd working at his desk and Prints of architectural renderings for dams: Olympus Dam in Colorado; Hungry Horse Dam in Montana; Medicine Creek Dam in Nebraska; Heart Butte Dam in North Dakota; Boysen Dam and Power Plant in Wyoming; Kortes Power Plant, Dam and Spillway in Wyoming; Canyon Ferry, Dam and Power Plant; Boundary Monument at Falcon Dam, Texas; Bridge Canyon Dam and Power Plant proposed for Arizona but never built, Anderson Ranch Dam in Idaho, Boulder Dam and Power...

Box 25, 1942-1958

 File — Box: B088.06.0025
Identifier: B088.06.0025
Overview Color tinted photographic prints: Estes Power Plant in Colorado, Atlus Dam in Oklahoma, Hoover Dam in Arizona/Nevada, Davis Dam in Arizona, Glen Canyon, Dam and Power Plant in Arizona, Falcon Dam in Texas, and Bridge Canyon Dam and Power Plant proposed for Arizona but never built.

Black and white photographic prints: Spillway and Outlets at Davis Dam in Arizona.

Prints are photographic prints of drawings.

Box 26, c. 1940-1950

 File — Box: B088.06.0026
Identifier: B088.06.0026
Overview One watercolor painting of a cutaway of an unknown pumping facility. Color tinted photographic prints: Yangtze Gorge Dam in China, Eklutna Power Plant in Alaska, Grand Coulee Power Plant in Washington, Epharta Office Building in Washington, Tracy Pumping Plant in California, Vista House Shasta Dam in California, Keswick Dam in California, Hungry Horse Dam in Montana, and Anderson Ranch Dam in Idaho. Prints are photographic prints of drawings.

Box 27, c. 1940-1951

 File — Box: B088.06.0027
Identifier: B088.06.0027
Overview Pen and Ink framed drawing of Folsom Dam in California. Black and white photographic prints: Yangtze Gorge Dam and Power Plant in China, and the Parker Dam and Generating Plant in California.

Construction Records, 1865-1990

 Series
Identifier: B088.01
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains records of the Judd construction company and personal papers of members of the Judd family. The materials in this collection primarily relate to the operation of the Judd Construction Company from 1949 through 1991 and concentrate on the construction industry in Denver, Colorado. The papers include legal documents, advertising, financial statements, checkbooks, bids on construction jobs, prints of architectural renderings for dams, blueprints, correspondence, diaries,...

Correspondence, 1927 - 1936

 File
Identifier: B038.04.0020.0003
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains records of the Judd construction company and personal papers of members of the Judd family. The materials in this collection primarily relate to the operation of the Judd Construction Company from 1949 through 1991 and concentrate on the construction industry in Denver, Colorado. The papers include legal documents, advertising, financial statements, checkbooks, bids on construction jobs, prints of architectural renderings for dams, blueprints, correspondence, diaries,...

Judd Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B088
Overview The Judd Family papers trace the involvement of the Judd family in the construction industry which began with Abraham Judelowitz who arrived in Denver in the 1880s and was instrumental in the building of the first Beth haMedrosh (BMH) Synagogue. His son, Samuel Judd was born in Denver in 1892 and began as an architect and engineer at the Bureau of Reclamation in 1918. He selected sites and designed many large dams, including Hoover dam. He was the city planner for Boulder City, Nevada and...

Judd Family Papers, B088, Accrual

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 2018.024