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Colorado Agricultural College


Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Alumni Photograph Collection

Identifier: UAPO
Abstract The Alumni Photograph Collection consists of approximately 5,500 photographic items, film reels, correspondence, and news clippings. Subjects include athletics; aerial views of the campus and Fort Collins; buildings; campus scenes; faculty and staff; students; alumni; individuals; and student activities. The Ruth Wattles Collection, compiled by Wattles while researching for her manuscript, "The Mile High College: the History of Colorado A&M" is included as are Drama Club scrapbooks which...
Dates: 1884-1992; Majority of material found within 1900-1980

Charles L. Terrell Collection of Historic Colorado State University Campus Images

Identifier: UCLT

Charles L. Terrell was an alumnus of the Colorado State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts (now Colorado State University) and served as secretary of the State Board of Agriculture (now the Board of Governors) from 1959 to 1976. The collection consists of historic campus images of Colorado State University.

Dates: 1899-1960; Majority of material found within 1920s-1950s

Irrigation Photograph Collection

Identifier: WIPC
Abstract The Irrigation Photograph Collection contains lantern slides and glass plate negatives related primarily to irrigation and agricultural subjects in Colorado and around the world. Colorado locations include the Colorado Agricultural College campus, Long's Peak, the San Luis Valley, and the Eastern Plains. Other countries significantly represented through irrigation or cultural sites include Egypt, Algeria, France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, the Netherlands, and Mexico. A portion of the...
Dates: 1889-1933; Majority of material found within 1898-1909

Irrigation Research Papers

Identifier: WIRP
Abstract In 1911, the Irrigation Investigations Unit of the U.S. Department of Agriculture was established in Fort Collins in conjunction with Colorado Agricultural College (now Colorado State University). Scientists within the unit, including Ralph Parshall, Carl Rohwer, Victor M. Cone, and William E. Code, conducted irrigation-related research. They studied and designed apparatuses to measure water flow through canals and diversion structures, investigated various irrigation projects, and conducted...
Dates: 1890-1985; Majority of material found within 1920-1950

Oral History Tapes

Identifier: UOHT
Abstract Dr. James E. Hansen and several assistants created this collection of oral histories primarily to gather information for four books and a paper about Colorado State University (CSU) history: Democracy's College in the Centennial State: a History of Colorado State University (1977), "Charles A. Lory and the Challenges of Colorado's Semi-Arid Frontier" (1980), Chiron's Time: a History of the College of Veterinary Medicine and...
Dates: 1972-2005

Papers of Charles A. Lory

Identifier: UCAL

Charles A. Lory (1872-1969) was a professor of electrical engineering and the fifth president of Colorado Agricultural College (now Colorado State University). The collection contains both personal and professional papers and includes correspondence and letters, diaries and day planners, financial records, flyers, committee minutes, newspaper clippings, and photographs.

Dates: 1849-1978; Majority of material found within 1921-1962

Papers of Fannie Cunningham

Identifier: WCUN
Abstract Frances "Fannie" Schelt Cunningham (1872-1967) graduated from Colorado Agricultural College (now Colorado State University) in 1895. Following college, she taught in local public schools until she married Frank Cunningham in 1903. The collection documents her college studies, along with some of her later writing on topics including westward expansion, local pioneers, and the western landscape. Cunningham also photographed landscapes, rivers, canyons, and ditches in northern Colorado,...
Dates: 1892-1965; Majority of material found within 1892-1927

Papers of Louis G. Carpenter

Identifier: WLGC
Abstract Louis G. Carpenter (1861-1935), irrigation engineer, was appointed professor and head of engineering and physics at the Colorado Agricultural College in 1888. He became director of the Colorado Experiment Station at that institution in 1899 and remained at the college until 1911. Carpenter initiated the first systematic instruction in irrigation engineering, consulted widely on irrigation and hydraulic construction projects, and was also consulted for his expertise in water law. The...
Dates: 1888-1919; Majority of material found within 1898-1910

Records of the Facilities Management Department

Identifier: UFMD
Abstract The Board of Agriculture of the Colorado Agricultural College and General Assembly of the Colorado legislature instituted the Facilities Management department through the establishment of a building committee in 1878. As the campus expanded, the responsibilities of the department did as well. The Records of the Facilities Management Department document the growth of the department and the campus. The collection contains records pertaining to the construction and maintenance of buildings...
Dates: 1916-2015; Majority of material found within 1950-1970

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Photographs 6
Fort Collins (Colo.) 5
Cache la Poudre River (Colo.) 3
Negatives 3
Colorado 2
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Irrigation engineering 2
Irrigation engineers 2
Lantern slides 2
San Luis Valley (Colo. and N.M.) 2
Slides (photographs) 2
Veterinary medicine 2
Water resources development -- Colorado 2
Agricultural extension work -- Colorado 1
Agriculture 1
Algeria 1
Arkansas River Watershed 1
Audiocassettes 1
Building specifications 1
College presidents 1
College students 1
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) 1
Colorado River Watershed (Colo.-Mexico) 1
Colorado State University. Department of Facilities Management 1
Dam failures 1
Dams 1
Education, Higher 1
Education, Higher -- Colorado -- Fort Collins 1
Egypt 1
Facility management 1
Flash drives 1
Flumes 1
France 1
Groundwater 1
Irrigation 1
Irrigation canals and flumes 1
Irrigation canals and flumes -- Colorado 1
Irrigation engineering -- Colorado 1
Irrigation farming 1
Irrigation pumps 1
Irrigation water 1
Irrigation water -- Colorado -- Return flow 1
Italy 1
Larimer County (Colo.) 1
Maps 1
Meteorology -- Observations -- Colorado 1
Motion pictures (visual works) 1
Newspaper clippings 1
Oral history -- Colorado 1
Parshall flumes 1
Precipitation (Meteorology) -- Colorado -- Measurement 1
Reclamation of land -- Colorado 1
Snow surveys 1
South Platte River Watershed (Colo. and Neb.) 1
Stream measurements -- Colorado 1
Student activities -- Colorado -- Fort Collins 1
Surveying 1
Universities and colleges 1
Universities and colleges -- Alumni and alumnae 1
Universities and colleges -- Colorado 1
Universities and colleges -- Faculty 1
Universities and colleges -- Professional staff 1
Water current meters 1
Weirs 1
Wells 1
Women college graduates 1
Women teachers 1
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