Lee, Lawrence B. (1917-2003)
Year Retired from SJSU
University of Chicago, 1957 Ph.D.
University of Chicago, 1941 MA
Lewis Institute, Chicago, IL , 1939 BA
San Jose State University, 1957-1983
University of British Columbia (summer), 1967
University of Calgary (2 summers), 1963 & 1964
University of Northwestern, IL, 1954-1957
University of Detroit, MI, 1951-1953
Fort Hays Kansas State College, 1947-1949
Administrative and Professional Experience
Reclaiming the American West. An Historiography and Guide, Lawrence B. Lee (ABC- Clio), ABC‑Clio, Santa Barbara, California,
The California Water Atlas, William L. Kahrl, Project Director and Editor, Lawrence B. Lee (prepared the treatment of the development of the Central Valley Project) (1978‑1979) State of California.
The Reader's Encyclopedia of the American West, edited by Howard R. Lamar, 1977, Harper Row Publishers, Inc. Several essays of mine were included such as "Reclamation and Irrigation," "Elwood Mead," etc.
The Conquest of Arid America by William E. Smythe. With a new introduction to the 1969 edition by Lawrence B. Lee.
Land and Law in California: Essays on Land Policies by Paul Gates. Introduction by Lawrence B. Lee. Iowa State University Press, Ames, Iowa, 1991.
Kansas and the Homestead Act, 1862‑1905 by Lawrence B. Lee. Arno Press, New York, 1979.
"William Ellsworth Smythe and the Irrigation Movement," Pacific Historical Review (1972).
"Agriculture in the Development of the Far West: A Symposium," Agricultural History (1975).
100 Years of Reclamation Historiography," Agricultural History (1978).
"American Public Land History: A Review Essay," Agricultural History (1981).