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Abstract The Alumni Photograph Collection consists of approximately 5,500 photographic items, film reels, correspondence, and news clippings. Subjects include athletics; aerial views of the campus and Fort Collins; buildings; campus scenes; faculty and staff; students; alumni; individuals; and student activities. The Ruth Wattles Collection, compiled by Wattles while researching for her manuscript, "The Mile High College: the History of Colorado A&M" is included as are Drama Club scrapbooks which...
Dates: 1884-1992; Majority of material found within 1900-1980
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 In 1911, the Irrigation Investigations Unit of the U.S. Department of Agriculture was established in Fort Collins in conjunction with Colorado Agricultural College (now Colorado State University). Scientists within the unit, including Ralph Parshall, Carl Rohwer, Victor M. Cone, and William E. Code, conducted irrigation-related research. They studied and designed apparatuses to measure water flow through canals and diversion structures, investigated various irrigation projects, and conducted...
Dates: 1890-1985; Majority of material found within 1920-1950