USACE [US Army Corps of Engineers] work, 1976
Scope and Contents
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
- From the Collection: Wright Water Engineers (Organization)
Restrictions on Access
There are no access restrictions on this collection. However, the collection is stored off-site, so advance notice is recommended.
From the Collection: 120.25+ linear feet (86 record cartons, 1 document box, 5 flat boxes, 3 flat files, 1 tube)
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
Part of the CSU Libraries Archives & Special Collections Repository
Fort Collins Colorado 80523-1019 USA