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ANRA. Agriculture and Natural Resources

 Collecting Area
Identifier: ANRA

Found in 109 Collections and/or Records:

Papers of James M. Brady

Identifier: ajmb
Abstract James M. "Jim" Brady began his career with the National Park Service in 1961 as a seasonal ranger at Crater Lake and Yellowstone National Parks, and retired in 1998 from the position of Superintendent of Glacier Bay National Park in Alaska. After his retirement he served as a training consultant, offering courses in leadership, management, supervision, communication, and park and visitor protection at the NPS Albright Training Center and park units around the country. This collection...
Dates: c. 1960-2010

Papers of Jean H. Rodeck

Identifier: ajhr

Jean H. Rodeck (Swearingen) began permanent employment with the National Park Service in 1966 as regional curator for the Southwest Region, based in Santa Fe, and retired in 2001 as superintendent of the Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument in Colorado. This collection features Rodeck's journals, correspondence, memorabilia, and oral history, as well as newsletters and publications related to her lengthy NPS career.

Dates: 1944-2010

Papers of Jim Svedman

Identifier: ASFF
Abstract Martin Svedman was the first of the Svedman family to farm in Colorado. He arrived in Colorado in 1880, and in 1883 homesteaded land near what would become Windsor, Colorado. Over the years, he devoted portions of his land to both crops and livestock. His son Clarence Martin Svedman, born in 1906, took over management of the Svedman lands following his father's death in 1923. Clarence Svedman and his son Clarence James (Jim) Svedman, worked the land jointly until the elder Svedman's death in...
Dates: 1898-2000; Majority of material found within 1950s-1970s

Papers of John T. Caine III

Identifier: ajtc

John T. Caine III served as general manager of the National Western Stock Show from 1943 until the time of his death in 1955. This collection includes photographs, news clippings, and a scrapbook related to the Stock Show.

Dates: c. 1940s-1950s

Papers of Joseph R. Miller

Identifier: AJRM
Abstract Joseph Ray (Joe) Miller served in nearly a dozen national parks throughout the United States (including Mammoth Cave, Grand Teton, Canyonlands, Yellowstone, Kennesaw, and Grand Canyon) during his forty-year career with the National Park Service (NPS). Collection documentation of Joe Miller's work with the NPS is representative but not comprehensive; his desk notes, working papers, photographs, and artifacts provide a glimpse into his daily activities. Publications such as park brochures,...
Dates: 1930-2009; Majority of material found in 1960-1990

Papers of Lloyd Kontny

Identifier: APLK
Abstract Lloyd Kontny, dryland farmer and agricultural businessman in Colorado and Kansas, helped create the Colorado Wheat Administrative Committee. He spearheaded initiatives to streamline grain transportation and regulatory controls, improve grain strains, promote new studies of farming techniques, and expand American wheat sales to the world marketplace. This collection contains personal, county board, and federal government documents regarding private business and USDA Agricultural Stabilization...
Dates: 1956-1971

Papers of Lynda Parker

Identifier: ALLP
Abstract Citizen advocate Lynda Parker launched the Colorado Agricultural Hemp Initiative in 2006 as an effort to push for positive environmental change. She was closely involved with two Colorado hemp bills (HB 12-1099 and SB 13-241) which passed without opposition in 2012 and 2013. Following the passage of Amendment 64 by voters in 2012, Parker appointed members of the committee that would create hemp regulations to be enforced by the Colorado Department of Agriculture. The collection consists of...
Dates: 1996-2019

Papers of M. Joseph Trlica

Identifier: AMJT
Content Description

This collection contains class notes, correspondence, course materials, photographs, project files, and publications related to rangeland ecosystem science and related CSU departments

Dates: 1970-2017

Papers of Margaret A. Johnston

Identifier: AMAJ

Margaret A. Johnston worked in a variety of roles (including interpretation, law enforcement, and as a superintendent) for the National Park Service (NPS) from 1974 until her 2007 retirement. Her work broke many barriers for females in the Park Service. The bulk of the collection consists of items highlighting Johnston's NPS career. Additional materials include Johnston's personal writings, a biography written by her husband, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1970-2009

Papers of Mark T. Fiege

Identifier: amtf

Mark Fiege, William E. Morgan Chair of Liberal Arts (2008-2013), co-founder of the Public Lands History Center, and Wallace Stegner Chair in Western American Studies, taught courses in environmental, western American, and US history at Colorado State University. His collection includes brochures, publications, maps, and reports related to public lands (especially national parks) and environmental history.

Dates: c. 1930-2010

Papers of Mary Alice Lindblad

Identifier: AMLT
Abstract Mary Alice Lindblad, teacher, author and resident of rural Severance, Colorado, was born on April 21, 1921. She is the author of two local histories: A Walk Through Windsor, 1940-1980 and Tales of Tailholt: The Story of Severance (1985). The collection consists of papers and audio-visual materials (1913-1985) used in writing her Tales of Tailholt. Included is biographical information of...
Dates: 1913-1985

Papers of Paul Gleason

Identifier: APPG
Content Description

Clippings, correspondence, digital compact discs, reports, and photographs related to wildland firefighting and Paul Gleason's life and research.

Dates: 1970-2003

Papers of Paul H. Hummel

Identifier: APHH
Abstract Paul H. Hummel (1888-1969), a longtime rancher in Boulder County, Colorado, purchased property there in 1920. In 1933 he began grazing cattle in the Roosevelt National Forest, and became an influential voice as ranchers and the Forest Service debated allowable grazing on Forest Service lands. The collection consists primarily of correspondence with Forest Service personnel and members of local and national organizations concerning grazing on Forest Service lands. It also includes...
Dates: 1942-1963

Papers of Peggy Froeschauer Nelson

Identifier: apfn
Abstract In 1977, Peggy Nelson joined the National Park Service's Southeastern Center in Tallahassee, Florida, as a seasonal archaeologist while attending Memphis State University (MSU). While enrolled in graduate studies in landscape architecture at the University of Georgia, she began work for the NPS Southeast Region in Atlanta to further develop a cultural landscape management approach to NPS sites. In 1992 the NPS Southwest Region in Santa Fe, NM, offered her a position as a historic landscape...
Dates: 1957-2008; bulk 1990-1999

Papers of R. Dennis Child

Identifier: ardc

R. Dennis Child served as a member of CSU's Range Science faculty, head of the Department of Rangeland Ecosystem Science, and associate dean of the Warner College of Natural Resources. This collection includes correspondence, course lectures, research papers, photographs and slides, and materials related to Child's international work in Africa.

Dates: c.1970-2010

Papers of Richard Lee Knight

Identifier: ARLK
Content Description

Manuscript journals related to the life of Richard L. Knight and his work with wildlife biology and natural resource conservation.

Dates: 1958-2019

Papers of Robert G. Dunbar

Identifier: argd
Abstract The author of numerous scholarly publications on western agricultural and water resources history, Robert G. Dunbar (1907-1993) earned his Ph.D in history from the University of Wisconsin in 1935. He held history faculty positions at the University of South Dakota (1935-37), the Colorado State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts (1937-1947), and Montana State University (1947-72). Dunbar was a colleague and friend of Charles A. Lory (1872-1962), who served as president of Colorado's...
Dates: 1900-1956

Papers of Robert K. Yearout

Identifier: ARKY
Content Description

Correspondence, manuals, and publications related to National Park Service history, planning, and concessions management.

Dates: 1980-2010

Papers of Robert R. Owen

Identifier: ARRO

Robert R. Owen served as president of Great Western Sugar Company (GWS) from 1968 to 1975. He was instrumental in the formation of the cooperative which tried to buy out the company in the mid-1970s. The collection includes personal and working papers, daily desk notes, scrapbooks, numerous publications related to sugar production, photographs, and artifacts from Owen's personal life and his time with GWS.

Dates: 1952-2009; Majority of material found within 1970-1976

Papers of Steven K. Cinnamon

Identifier: ASKC
Content Description

Memoranda, plans, publications, and reports related to National Park Service management.

Dates: 1963-1993