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ANRA. Agriculture and Natural Resources

 Collecting Area
Identifier: ANRA

Found in 110 Collections and/or Records:

Miriam A. Palmer Scientific Illustrations and Replicas

Identifier: APAP
Abstract Miriam Augusta Palmer (1878-1977) served as a scientific illustrator at the experiment station of the Colorado Agricultural College from 1904 to 1928, and as a faculty member in the Department of Entomology and Zoology from 1918 to 1947. In addition to detailed drawings and colorful paintings of insects, Palmer created watercolor art and exquisite wax replicas of many varieties of Colorado apples and other fruit. The drawings, paintings, and wax fruit replicas make up the bulk of this...
Dates: 1901-1950

National Park Service Employees Collection

Identifier: anps
Abstract This collection of NPS-related publications and historical materials was assembled over the course of many decades by Ken Mabery, Superintendent of Scotts Bluff National Monument. Most of the materials in the collection originated from Mabery and fellow NPS employee Bill Supernaugh (much of it inherited from their fathers, who were also career NPS), but more than two dozen additional NPS retirees forwarded materials to Mabery for inclusion with the collection. Material types include books...
Dates: 1901-2008

Orville C. Ufford Scrapbook

Identifier: aocu
Abstract Orville C. Ufford joined the staff at the Colorado Agricultural College in 1920 as an instructor and later became the Extension Service poultry specialist. Upon retiring from the Extension Service in 1953, Ufford spent seven years assisting the Turkish government, transforming the nearly non-existent Turkey poultry trade into a modern food industry. His work was so well recognized that he was often called the father of Turkey's poultry industry. The scrapbook contains clippings and articles...
Dates: 1924-1968

Papers of Alan E. Amen

Identifier: AAEA

Alan E. Amen, a 1955 alumnus of Colorado Agricultural and Mechanical College, worked as a soil scientist. This collection consists of reference files, soil studies, correspondence, field notes, lecture notes, photographs, reports, and artifacts related to soils research.

Dates: c.1950-2001

Papers of Andrew J. Mair

Identifier: AAJM
Abstract Andrew J. Mair served in numerous capacities at local, state and federal levels of government, influencing agricultural policy, implementation and relations in the United States and around the world. Growing up on a farm in rural Colorado, Mair moved from working as a sugar beet farmer to service in the United States Department of Agriculture and the Department of State. His overseas assignments included Kabul, Afghanistan; Rome, Italy; and Ankara, Turkey. The collection consists of personal...
Dates: 1931-2006; Majority of material found within 1960-1977

Papers of B. Riley McClelland

Identifier: ABRM
Abstract Environmentalist B. Riley McClelland has dedicated his life to the study and advocacy of environmental issues as they relate to forestry and the National Park Service. He engaged in undergraduate and graduate studies at Colorado State University and worked as a naturalist at a number of national parks before earning a doctorate and joining the faculty at the University of Montana. Collection materials include his own publications and essays, correspondence with politicians and officials,...
Dates: 1952-2000

Papers of Candy Hamilton

Identifier: APCH
Content Description

Company manuals, memorabilia, newsletters, photographs, and publications related to factories of the Great Western Sugar Company and Colorado Sweet Gold Company

Dates: 1919-2009

Papers of Carey E. Vail

Identifier: ACEV

C. E. (Carey E.) Vail came to the Colorado Agricultural and Mechanical College in 1909 as an instructor in chemistry and assistant chemist at the Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station. He remained at the college until his retirement in 1945, and in the last 25 years of his career served as a research chemist at the Experiment Station. This collection contains some of his professional publications and notes, family photographs, school yearbooks, and other family documents.

Dates: 1870-1966; Majority of material found within 1902-1949

Papers of Catherine Roberts

Identifier: APCR
Content Description

Diaries of Rachel Catherine Allison Roberts, news clippings, books, land records, and 8 mm films related to the family of Evan and Catherine Roberts, and the Roberts Ranch near Livermore, Colorado

Dates: 1903-2015

Papers of Clyde J. 'Mac' McLennan

Identifier: ACJM

Mac McLennan, a fifth-generation Coloradoan, grew up on a family farm in Hygiene, Colorado. This collection includes his autobiographical writings, genealogical information and 29 photographs documenting farm and ranch life during the Second World War.

Dates: 1942-1945, 2006

Papers of Daniel W. Working

Identifier: ADWW
Abstract Daniel Webster Working (1862-1944) served as a Colorado State Grange master and lecturer during the 1890s and early 1900s. He wrote numerous articles and speeches concerning agriculture and Grange history and created a large file of research notes utilized by Alvin T. Steinel in writing the History of Agriculture in Colorado (1926). The majority of the collection is comprised of correspondence and research notes gathered by Working for the ...
Dates: 1852-1937; Majority of material found within 1919-1925

Papers of Edward H. Christian

Identifier: ACNP
Content Description

The collection includes binders of training materials, brochures, photographs, publications, and subject files related to the national parks and National Park Service employees.

Dates: 1964-1993

Papers of Elbert W. DeWalt

Identifier: AEWD
Abstract Elbert DeWalt became a Colorado State Grange Deputy in 1944 and served as Master of the Boulder, Larimer, Weld, and Park County jurisdictions from 1942-1947, establishing some of the first granges in Colorado. DeWalt managed grange programming, membership, and finances through the mid-1950s and continued to be a strong advocate for farmers after his official appointments ended. The collection includes personal letters written by National and Colorado State grange representatives, Deputy...
Dates: 1920-1957

Papers of George and Herma Baggley

Identifier: AGHB

George F. and Herma A. Baggley met and married in 1931 while both worked for the National Park Service (NPS) at Yellowstone National Park. This collection includes work diaries, correspondence, oral history transcripts, audiotapes, photographs, brochures, books about Yellowstone flora, study notes from college courses, and NPS souvenir pins and memorabilia.

Dates: 1923-2012

Papers of George F. Freytag

Identifier: AGFF

George F. Freytag (1928-2011) was a botanist and expert in bean breeding. The collection contains professional papers, research, and theses and dissertations.

Dates: 1918-1995; Majority of material found within 1971-1988

Papers of Glenn E. Wilson, Jr.

Identifier: AGEW

Glenn "Kelly" E. Wilson, Jr., was a career Extension agent from 1959 to 1981, predominantly active in the San Juan Basin area of Colorado. Wilson served as the 4-H agent in Weld County from 1959 until 1964, the lead agent in Montezuma County until 1966, and the Extension development specialist for southwest Colorado until his retirement in 1981. The collection includes correspondence, paperwork from professional affiliations, and subject files from extension projects.

Dates: 1962-1981; Majority of material found within 1970-1981

Papers of Harold C. Rehm

Identifier: AHCR
Content Description

The collection includes memorabilia, publications, reports, and workbooks related to the 4-H project work of Harold Rehm.

Dates: 1927-1948

Papers of Harvey R. Solberg

Identifier: AHRS

Harvey R. Solberg served as president of the Colorado Farmers Union from 1940-1962. During his tenure, the organization changed its name to the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union in 1943. These documents include printed materials and publications gathered by Solberg during his service with the North Dakota Farmers Union and in the North Dakota legislature, as well as his reference library and personal correspondence, news clippings, subject files, photographs, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1901-1968

Papers of Howard H. Stonaker

Identifier: AHHS
Abstract Howard H. "Stony" Stonaker, professor of Animal Sciences for many decades at Colorado State University, shaped the lives of many students who became leaders in animal agriculture. Stonaker's research efforts led to the development of inbred cattle lines, and his pioneering efforts in performance-testing and introducing the first selection index for beef cattle significantly impacted the industry. The collection includes correspondence, publications, photographic materials, reports, and...
Dates: 1916-1984

Papers of Jack Avens

Identifier: apja
Abstract John S. "Jack" Avens, Ph.D., a professor in CSU's Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, was instrumental in the creation of the Fermentation Science and Technology (FST) degree program. His research focuses on applied microbiology as it relates to food, animal production, public health, and fermentation. This collection consists of materials from the FTEC 460 course, Brewing Science and Technology, including beer-related news clippings, weekly class newsletters, and posters and...
Dates: 1988-2016