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WRA. Water Resources

 Collecting Area
Identifier: WRA

Found in 131 Collections and/or Records:

Papers of Carl F. Nordin, Jr.

 Collection
Identifier: WCFN
Abstract Carl F. Nordin, Jr., (1929-1998) was a hydraulic engineer for the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and Colorado State University. In 1954, he began a 30-year career with the USGS. From 1969 to 1973, he was projects chief for all USGS research on alluvial river flows conducted at Colorado State University, and from 1974 to 1984 he served as research advisor for the Water Resources Division of the USGS in Denver. After retiring from the USGS in 1984, he became a part-time professor at CSU. Nordin...
Dates: 1941-1998; Majority of material found within 1958-1997

Papers of Carl J. Hoffman

 Collection
Identifier: WCJH
Abstract

Carl J. Hoffman (1908-2004) was a CSU civil engineering graduate (1932) who spent nearly thirty years working for the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation designing dams and spillways. His accomplishments include helping to design the Hoover Dam and the Grand Coulee Dam, as well as many smaller dams throughout the West. The collection includes engineering books, manuals, design data, reports, notes, memoranda, maps, and project design summaries, focusing especially on small dams.

Dates: 1915-2002; Majority of material found within 1940-1968

Papers of Charles C. Fisk

 Collection
Identifier: WFIS
Abstract After retiring as an engineer, Charles Fisk researched and wrote a book about Denver's water. The materials in the collection mostly relate to the book Fisk was completing at the end of his life, The Metro Denver Water Story: A Memoir. Subjects primarily relate to the history of Denver and its water, including focus on the South Platte River and the Two Forks project. Predominant material types are photocopies, clippings, drafts, and books as well as two...
Dates: 1880-2007; Majority of material found within 1971-2004

Papers of Charles W. Howe

 Collection
Identifier: WHAD
Abstract Charles W. Howe (b. 1931), professor emeritus of economics at the University of Colorado Boulder and director emeritus and faculty research associate at the Environment and Society Program, Institute of Behavioral Science, University of Colorado Boulder, has focused his research on environmental and natural resource economics with emphasis on water resources, including water resources development, water rights, and river basin and watershed management. He frequently contributed his expertise...
Dates: 1942-2017; Majority of material found within 1971-2015

Papers of Daniel Tyler

 Collection
Identifier: WDTP
Abstract Daniel Tyler (b. 1933), emeritus professor of history at Colorado State University, has taught and written extensively on western water history. This collection documents his research, including that for the biography of W.D. Farr, a Greeley, Colorado, water pioneer, cattleman, and businessman; the biography of Delph Carpenter, a Greeley water lawyer and interstate river commissioner; a book of Carpenter's parents' courtship correspondence; and Mexican land grant rights in relation to New...
Dates: 1950-2011; Majority of material found within 1985-2010

Papers of Daryl B. Simons

 Collection
Identifier: WDBS
Abstract Daryl B. Simons was an internationally recognized expert in the fields of hydraulics, hydrology, geomorphology, river mechanics, sediment transport and hydraulic modeling. His innovative teaching and research while professor of civil engineering at Colorado State University (CSU) and his supervision of hundreds of water-related projects around the world contributed to this international reputation. Materials in the collection relate to many of the organizations Simons worked for, including...
Dates: 1868-2005; Majority of material found within 1950-1990

Papers of David J. Miller

 Collection
Identifier: WMIL
Abstract

David Miller (1906-1993) was an attorney who practiced law in Greeley from 1939 until his retirement in 1987. Miller had a special interest in irrigation and water law and became involved in cases concerning Colorado irrigation districts and transmountain water diversion. The collection includes correspondence, court documents, financial documents, legal documents, minutes, photographs, and publications mainly concerning irrigation and water law.

Dates: 1909-1964

Papers of David M. Freeman

 Collection
Identifier: WDMF
Abstract David M. Freeman is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Sociology at Colorado State University. As part of his four-decade long career, Dr. Freeman began studying western water use in the 1980s, and began to focus specifically on the Platte River project in the late 1990s. The collection includes Dr. Freeman's research for Implementing the Endangered Species Act of the Platte Basin Water Commons (2010). Subject areas include the Platte River negotiations...
Dates: 1911-2011; Majority of material found within 1990-2011

Papers of Delph E. Carpenter and Family

 Collection
Identifier: WDEC
Abstract The "Father of Interstate River Compacts," Delph E. Carpenter (1877-1951) served the state of Colorado as a lawyer, state senator, and river commissioner. He wrote, negotiated, and promoted the Colorado River Compact, among others, following his service as lead counsel in the Wyoming vs. Colorado suit. The collection documents these and other professional activities (including cattle breeding), as well as Carpenter's personal life and family....
Dates: 1827-1992; Majority of material found within 1870-1951

Papers of Diane Hoppe

 Collection
Identifier: wpdh
Abstract

Diane Hoppe (1947-2016) served in the Colorado House of Representatives from 1999 to 2006. Her service also included the Colorado Foundation for Water Education, the Colorado Water Conservation Board, and the South Platte Basin Roundtable. The collection consists of Hoppe's files related to these organizations, her political life, and personal artifacts, including a number of the awards she received.

Dates: 1989-2016

Papers of E. Bruce Jones

 Collection
Identifier: webj
Abstract E. Bruce Jones (1933-2013) spent most of his life working as a consulting engineer in Wyoming and Colorado. He spent many years as president of Resource Consultants in Fort Collins and then as senior engineer with Jacobs Engineering Group in Denver. He worked extensively on environmental clean up, including on Rocky Mountain Arsenal groundwater issues, and assisted in developing the airborne passive gamma snow measurement system. His collection documents these subjects and more through...
Dates: 1960-2013

Papers of Earl L. Mosley

 Collection
Identifier: WMOS
Abstract Earl L. Mosley (1883-1966) was an engineer and municipal administrator who worked in Colorado Springs from 1921 to 1947 and in Denver from 1947 until shortly before his death. He prepared a typescript, "History of the Denver Water System," while working for the Denver Water Board. The collection includes a copy of that work, a few newspaper clippings about Mr. Mosley and his work, and a digital copy of the typescript on compact disc. ...
Dates: 1960-2011; Majority of material found within 1960-1966

Papers of Edwin W. Mogren

 Collection
Identifier: WEWM
Abstract

Dr. Edwin Mogren (1921-2001) was a professor in the College of Forestry at Colorado State University from 1948 to 1986 and upon his retirement was appointed Professor Emeritus. While teaching at CSU, he also served as a consultant and expert witness on several legal water cases. This collection consists of many of the professor's field notes, data, maps, graphs, correspondence, photographs, and reports related to the litigation he was involved with during the 1970s and 1980s.

Dates: 1963-1999; Majority of material found within 1973-1996

Papers of Evan Vlachos

 Collection
Identifier: WVLA
Abstract Evan Vlachos taught as a professor of Sociology and Civil Engineering at Colorado State University, while also working extensively with federal agencies, foreign governments, and international organizations (including the United Nations, UNESCO, and NATO) on international and national water and environmental issues. His interests also included integrated water resources planning and management and social forecasting. The collection documents Vlachos' diverse work and interests in the fields...
Dates: 1957-2015; Majority of material found within 1970-2013

Papers of Everett V. Richardson

 Collection
Identifier: WEVR
Abstract Everett Richardson (1924-2013), a graduate of Colorado State University, was an emeritus professor of civil engineering at CSU. He worked for the U.S. Geological Survey as a hydraulic engineer and associate director of research for nineteen years. He joined the CSU engineering faculty in 1968. His research interests include river mechanics, hydraulic modeling, alluvial channel flow, sedimentation, and bridge safety. Over the course of his career, he developed and taught several courses on...
Dates: 1892-2013; Majority of material found within 1963-2000

Papers of Fannie Cunningham

 Collection
Identifier: WCUN
Abstract Frances "Fannie" Schelt Cunningham (1872-1967) graduated from Colorado Agricultural College (now Colorado State University) in 1895. Following college, she taught in local public schools until she married Frank Cunningham in 1903. The collection documents her college studies, along with some of her later writing on topics including westward expansion, local pioneers, and the western landscape. Cunningham also photographed landscapes, rivers, canyons, and ditches in northern Colorado,...
Dates: 1892-1965; Majority of material found within 1892-1927

Papers of Frank Milenski

 Collection
Identifier: WFMP
Abstract Francis ("Frank") Raymond Milenski (1913-1998) was a farmer and irrigator in Colorado's Arkansas River Valley. He served on the Colorado Water Conservation Board from 1959 to 1966 and was on the board of directors of both the Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District and the Catlin Canal Company for several decades. The collection includes documents related to Milenski's involvement in these organizations. Also included are documents pertaining to court cases, water law, agricultural...
Dates: 1890-2003; Majority of material found within 1970-1998

Papers of Fred B. Hamilton

 Collection
Identifier: WFBH
Abstract Fred B. Hamilton (1911-1954) was a 1933 Colorado Agricultural College (now Colorado State University) graduate in agricultural engineering who specialized in water and erosion control issues. He worked for the Civilian Conservation Corps, the USDA Soil Conservation Service, and later the Diamond A Cattle Company before moving to the Soil Conservation Service at the University of Nebraska. Materials in the collection include papers, photographs, and engineering plans related to irrigation...
Dates: 1934-1946

Papers of Frederic A. Eidsness, Jr.

 Collection
Identifier: WEID
Abstract Frederic A. Eidsness, Jr., served as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Assistant Administrator for Water from 1982 to 1983. The collection primarily includes documents created and collected by Eidsness that pertain to the EPA administration, water quality standards, and pollution in the 1980s. Prominent document types include speeches and testimony, correspondence, reports, journal articles, and newspaper clippings. There is also a set of water quality reports done for the...
Dates: 1963-2017; Majority of material found within 1977-1985

Papers of George William Sherk

 Collection
Identifier: WGWS
Abstract

George William (Jerry) Sherk (b. 1949) has had a full career as both an attorney and a professor, specializing in natural resources and environmental law and policy at numerous government agencies, private law firms, and universities. His main interests include interstate water compacts and state water laws. The collection consists mainly of articles, reports, and legal proceedings, along with correspondence, notes, presentations, and conference materials.

Dates: 1892-2019; Majority of material found within 1980-2005