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The Rio Grande Compact Commission was formed as a result of the interstate compact signed by the states of Colorado, New Mexico and Texas in 1938 and approved by Congress. The Texas commission’s goal is to implement the compact by assuring the equitable apportioning of waters from the Rio Grande Basin. The collection contains correspondence, reports, tables, maps, and photographs that reflect the activities of the Texas office of the Rio Grande Compact Commission. Past Commissioners include Frank B. Clayton, Julian P. Harrison, J. E. Quaid, Louis A. Scott, and Joe Hanson. Commissioner as of June, 2012 is Patrick Gordon

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