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Reports of the Boyle Engineering Corporation

 Collection
Identifier: WBOY

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of documents dated 1964 to 2007, with the bulk falling from 1980 to 1995. The majority of the material is bound reports by the Boyle Engineering Corporation relating to both private and governmental water studies and projects. Most of the reports contain projections, designs, feasibility models, and development plans in relation to a given city, state, or country. There are nine folders with reports dedicated to water projects in Egypt and Jordan. The rest of the reports are related to specific states, the majority being California and Colorado. There are only a few reports not done by Boyle Engineering. Most contain maps either in the report, or folded up in the back. Three reports contain floppy disks.

Dates

  • 1964-2007
  • Majority of material found within 1980-1995

Creator

Restrictions on Access

There are no access restrictions on this collection. However, it is stored off-site, so advance notice is required.

Restrictions on Use

Not all of the material in the collection is in the public domain. Researchers are responsible for addressing copyright issues.

History

The Boyle Engineering Corporation, created in the early 1940s, specialized in drinking water, wastewater treatment, water-resource management, and storm water. In February 2008, Boyle Engineering was bought out by AECOM, a global provider of professional technical and management support services in the markets of transportation, facilities, environmental, and energy. Prior to the buyout, Boyle Engineering was headquartered in Newport Beach, California, with a branch in Lakewood, Colorado, and employed more than 600 people.

Extent

22.5 linear feet (15 record cartons)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Boyle Engineering Corporation has been a leader in the delivery of water and wastewater services since the early 1940s. In February 2008, Boyle Engineering was bought out by AECOM. The collection mainly contains material created by Boyle Engineering, such as reports for both private and governmental projects, focusing on water supply, wastewater, and flood control.

Arrangement

Arrangement of the material is alphabetical by categories of state, country, or miscellaneous, and chronologically within each category.

The collection consists of 1 series in 15 boxes:

Series 1: Engineering reports, 1964-2007

Acquisition

The Reports of the Boyle Engineering Corporation were acquired by the Water Resources Archive at Colorado State University in July 2010.

Related Collections

Three folders contain material on the Platte River Research Cooperative Agreement and are related to the Records of the Platte River Whooping Crane Maintenance Trust, Inc.

Processing

Processing was completed in January 2012. Materials were rehoused in acid-free boxes and folders. The majority of the materials were left in their original bound state. Documents in three-ring binders were removed from the binders. Duplicates beyond two copies and reports not related to Boyle Engineering were removed from the collection. Maps within reports were left in their original position. Floppy disks were left in their protective sleeves inside the reports and noted in the inventory.

Title
Guide to the Reports of the Boyle Engineering Corporation
Status
Edited Full Draft
Author
Prepared by Jordan M. Deignan and Patricia J. Rettig
Date
Copyright 2012
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the CSU Libraries Archives & Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Fort Collins Colorado 80523-1019 USA
970-491-1844