ANRA. Agriculture and Natural Resources
Found in 109 Collections and/or Records:
The Agricultural Resources History Collection aggregates items acquired from several different sources. Materials include brochures, programs, reports, and a farm account book. Topics relate to farming techniques, farm organizations, and government programs for farmers.
Established in 1891, the American Carnation Society has actively promoted the carnation industry in the United States. Technical methods pioneered by this organization became standard practice for all greenhouse flower growers. This collection consists primarily of bound copies of minutes and procedures for the years 1891-1953. Also included are printed programs and schedules for American Carnation Society conferences and conventions from 1938-1975.
The Colorado Marijuana Legalization Amendment, also known as Amendment 64, was a historic initiative ballot measure to amend the Colorado State Constitution, outlining a statewide drug policy for the cultivation and recreational use of cannabis. The measure passed on November 6, 2012. The collection contains text-based materials, photographs, ephemera, and oral histories documenting the passage of legislation regarding recreational marijuana and its socio-economic impact.
The Colorado Farm Bureau was established in 1919 to coordinate the efforts of various agricultural organizations within Colorado. It has been actively involved in lobbying for the interests of agriculturists within this state and nationally through cooperation with the American Farm Bureau. The collection includes a complete set of Colorado Farm Bureau News from 1968-2000, as well as brief histories of the organization compiled in 1978.
The federal government authorized the REA in 1936, but it was not until 1948 that a Colorado association (CREA) was formed. The CREA oversees legislation, regulation and rural electrification, contributing to improved rural productivity and quality of life. This collection contains bound copies of Colorado Country Life, the association newsletter, as well as pamphlets and reports from the Colorado-Ute Electrical Association.
The Colorado Wildfire Collection includes news clippings and digital photographs related to fire suppression efforts and to the social, ecological, financial, and psychological impacts of Colorado wildfires.
Dale Hein, long-time professor of Fishery and Wildlife Biology at the Warner College of Natural Resources, also served as director of the Summer Field Ecology Program at CSU's Pingree Park campus for 10 years. This collection consists of course notes, histories of CSU's mountain campus, photographs, news clippings, and a scrapbook.
This collection consists of digital images of selected pages of two scrapbooks created by family member Pam Whelden. Topics include Deter family genealogy, the history of Deer Trail, Colorado, and the activities of several generations of an eastern Colorado ranching family.
This collection includes the printed materials (booklets, brochures, maps, reports) of the national parks of 42 countries on six continents, not including the United States. Topics include park history, geography, promotion, and natural resources conservation.
Dr. Irwin H. Roberts specialized in large animal external parasite research for the USDA from the late 1930s to 1976. The agency's Meritorious Service Award in 1952 recognized his work leading to the control of scabies. Roberts served as director of the USDA parasite research laboratory in Albuquerque, NM, from 1962 until his retirement in 1976. This collection consists of historical veterinary books and instruments.
Philemon P. Black farmed 80 acres of land that he named Sunnyside Ranch on the north side of Terry Lake near Fort Collins, Colorado. This collection consists of four farm journals dated 1889 to 1893, which have now been digitized for access online. Brief daily entries discuss the weather, irrigation, farm chores, social activities, and crops including alfalfa, oats, wheat, popcorn, hay, and orchard fruits.
This collection consists of a report by Dr. David McComb entitled 'Agricultural Technology and Society in Colorado,' along with 138 black and white photographs which illustrate the points Dr. McComb makes in his paper. Photo subjects include: machines, houses, crops, irrigation systems, and people. The report was published in 1981 as a book of the same title, which publicized the Colorado Agricultural History Project.