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Toups study (701 planning) and 701 planning applications to HUD, 1976-1977, undated

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 5
Identifier: Subseries 1.1

Scope and Contents

From the Sub-Series:

This subseries consists of papers, reports, correspondence, and minutes reflecting Kenneth Wright's and the Wright-McLaughlin Engineers' work related to his appointment as special consultant to Governor Lamm for the Big Thompson flood disaster. Included are minutes of both the Big Thompson Recovery Planning Council and the later Big Thompson Advisory Committee. Correspondence to and from those impacted by the flood, correspondence and memos from various government officials, and correspondence from and to Wright and others in the firm are also included. A comprehensive collection of newspaper clippings covering 1976-1978 provides details of the disaster and the response to it. The subseries is arranged alphabetically by folder title.


  • Creation: 1976-1977, undated


Restrictions on Access

There are no access restrictions on this collection. However, the collection is stored off-site, so advance notice is recommended. All "confidential" markings on correspondence or other materials have been determined to be for administrative purposes, not national security information; therefore, these materials are open for access.


From the Collection: 150.5+ linear feet (99 record cartons, 1 document box, 5 flat boxes, 4 flat files, 2 tubes)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Physical Description


Repository Details

Part of the CSU Libraries Archives & Special Collections Repository

Fort Collins Colorado 80523-1019 USA