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Abstract The Irrigation Photograph Collection contains lantern slides and glass plate negatives related primarily to irrigation and agricultural subjects in Colorado and around the world. Colorado locations include the Colorado Agricultural College campus, Long's Peak, the San Luis Valley, and the Eastern Plains. Other countries significantly represented through irrigation or cultural sites include Egypt, Algeria, France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, the Netherlands, and Mexico. A portion of the...
Dates: 1889-1933; Majority of material found within 1898-1909
Abstract Louis G. Carpenter (1861-1935), irrigation engineer, was appointed professor and head of engineering and physics at the Colorado Agricultural College in 1888. He became director of the Colorado Experiment Station at that institution in 1899 and remained at the college until 1911. Carpenter initiated the first systematic instruction in irrigation engineering, consulted widely on irrigation and hydraulic construction projects, and was also consulted for his expertise in water law. The...
Dates: 1888-1919; Majority of material found within 1898-1910
Abstract The College of Engineering at Colorado State University has a long history in the study, research, and teaching of civil, electrical, hydraulic, mechanical, environmental, biomedical, and computer engineering. Currently the college offers nine bachelor's and eight advanced degree options. Materials in the collection include letters and correspondence of early college faculty Louis G. Carpenter and E.B. House, photographs of campus labs as well as dam construction in Colorado and Australia,...
Dates: 1889-2011; Majority of material found within 1889-1940