Farr, W. D. (William Daven), 1910-2007.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Daniel Tyler (b. 1933), emeritus professor of history at Colorado State University, has taught and written extensively on western water history. This collection documents his research, including that for the biography of W.D. Farr, a Greeley, Colorado, water pioneer, cattleman, and businessman; the biography of Delph Carpenter, a Greeley water lawyer and interstate river commissioner; a book of Carpenter's parents' courtship correspondence; and Mexican land grant rights in relation to New...
Dates: 1950-2011; Majority of material found within 1985-2010
Abstract William Daven "W.D." Farr (1910-2007) was a leading water pioneer, cattleman, and businessman in northern Colorado. He was extensively involved in many local and national water and agricultural organizations, including the Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District, the Greeley Water and Sewer Board, and the American National Cattlemen's Association. Materials document little of Farr's professional life but more of his service activities and personal life. Beyond Farr and his family, the...
Dates: 1890-2010; Majority of material found within 1980-2005
The Water Resources Artifacts Collection aggregates objects acquired from several different sources. The collection includes a Thacher calculator, four water level recorders, a textile, a painting, and two water bottles.
- Artifacts. 2
- Banks and banking. 2
- Beef cattle. 2
- DVDs. 2
- Greeley (Colo.) 2
- Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 2
- Photographs. 2
- Water-supply -- Colorado. 2
- Audiocassettes. 1
- Beef industry 1
- Cattle -- Feeding and feeds. 1
- Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) 1
- Colorado. 1
- Interstate agreements. 1
- Land grants. 1
- Microfilms. 1
- New Mexico. 1
- South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.) 1
- South Platte River Watershed (Colo. and Neb.) 1
- Water -- Law and legislation. 1
- Water -- Measurement. 1
- Water resources development -- Colorado. 1
- Water resources development. 1
- Weld County (Colo.) 1 ∧ less