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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 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,...
Dates: 1890-2003; Majority of material found within 1970-1998

Papers of Gilbert G. Stamm

 Collection
Identifier: WGGS
Abstract Gilbert G. Stamm (1911-1989) is best known for his appointment and service as commissioner of the Bureau of Reclamation between 1973 and 1977. Stamm spent over thirty years educating the public on water issues and promoting reclamation projects throughout the United States. The collection contains speeches, information on Bureau of Reclamation projects, photographs and slides of projects, and printed material about Stamm and the Bureau. A portion of the collection is digitized and ...
Dates: 1952-1987; Majority of material found within 1972-1977

Papers of James L. Ogilvie

 Collection
Identifier: WJLO
Abstract James L. Ogilvie (1911-1995) had a long career with the United States Bureau of Reclamation in the field of irrigation and water management. He worked on the Colorado-Big Thompson Project and was the project manager for the Fryingpan-Arkansas Project in southeast Colorado. The collection contains professional files related to Ogilvie's career as well as desk diaries, which serve as a guide to his daily activities, and photographs. A portion of the collection is digitized and ...
Dates: 1889-1992; Majority of material found within 1955-1980

Papers of Marvin E. Jensen

 Collection
Identifier: WMEJ
Abstract A significant contributor to the development of improved methods in estimating irrigation water requirements, Marvin E. Jensen (1926-2022) had a diverse career in civil engineering. This collection documents Jensen's consulting and writings with special emphasis on two consulting projects in which Jensen evaluated water distribution and usage along the lower Colorado River. Materials include data, correspondence, handwritten notes, news clippings, photographs and negatives, drafts, reports,...
Dates: 1957-2011; Majority of material found within 1985-2004

Papers of Robert and Daphne Illeman

 Collection
Identifier: WIFP
Abstract Daphne Illeman (1921-2016) and Robert Illeman (1917-2003), a married couple, worked as civil engineers for the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation on multiple projects, including what became the Fryingpan-Arkansas Project in Colorado. The collection includes two sets of reports produced by the Bureau for the Fryingpan-Arkansas Project, a transmountain diversion, along with other reports, maps, and drawings related to water resources development projects and research. The collection also includes...
Dates: 1938-1968; Majority of material found in 1948-1950

Papers of Robert E. Glover

 Collection
Identifier: WREG
Abstract A civil engineer with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, the U.S. Geological Survey, and Colorado State University, Robert Glover (1896-1984) conducted significant research on concrete cooling, dam construction, groundwater flow, and more. The focus of the collection is on the extensive work he did on these subjects. A smaller portion of the collection reflects Glover's personal life in terms of family activities and hobbies, including birding, photography, and environmentalism. Predominant...
Dates: 1896-2000; Majority of material found within 1922-1984

Papers of Whitney M. Borland

 Collection
Identifier: WWMB
Abstract As a civil engineer with a long and distinguished career, Whitney McNair Borland (1905-2001) focused his research on sedimentation, hydraulics, avalanches and other aspects of hydrology. He was employed by the United States Bureau of Reclamation for over forty years, spending some of that time conducting model sedimentation studies in Fort Collins, working in the Colorado State University engineering lab designed by Ralph Parshall. The collection consists of documents either collected or...
Dates: 1828-1997; Majority of material found within 1930-1979

Records of the American Water Foundation

 Collection
Identifier: WAWF
Abstract The American Water Foundation, formed in 1984 as an affiliate of the U.S. Committee on Irrigation and Drainage, existed for a decade as a Denver-based non-profit organization focused on transferring water resources technology to other countries. It worked to advance technology transfer through training programs, primarily by holding seminars, workshops, and study tours in the U.S. for personnel from other countries. Subjects of training programs included dam safety, canal lining, irrigation...
Dates: 1982-1993

Water Oral Histories Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WOHC
Abstract The Water Oral Histories Collection consists of interviews and reminiscences covering the work of some of Colorado's distinguished civil engineers, irrigators, and water leaders. Subjects include Northern Colorado's irrigation history, irrigation engineering and research in Colorado, large water storage projects, groundwater issues, and the personal and professional lives of some of Colorado's water leaders. A portion of the collection is digitized and ...
Dates: 1986-2022

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Photographs. 7
Maps. 5
Arkansas River Watershed. 4
Water resources development -- Colorado. 4
Water resources development. 4
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Arkansas River. 3
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) 3
Colorado. 3
Fryingpan River (Colo.) 3
Fryingpan River Watershed (Colo.) 3
Water-supply -- Colorado. 3
Artifacts. 2
Diaries. 2
Hydrology. 2
Slides (photographs). 2
South Platte River Watershed (Colo. and Neb.) 2
Videotapes. 2
West (U.S.) 2
Audiocassettes. 1
Avalanches. 1
Big Thompson River (Colo.) 1
Books. 1
Boulder Creek (Boulder County and Weld County, Colo.) 1
Cache la Poudre River (Colo.) 1
California -- Imperial County. 1
Canals -- Design and construction. 1
Catlin Canal (Colo.) 1
Charts (graphic documents). 1
Colorado -- Water rights. 1
Colorado River Water Conservation District (Colo.) 1
Concrete. 1
Dam safety. 1
Dams -- Colorado. 1
Dams -- West (U.S.) 1
Dams. 1
Denver Basin. 1
Dolores River Valley (Colo. and Utah) 1
Groundwater -- Colorado. 1
Groundwater -- Law and legislation -- Colorado. 1
Groundwater flow. 1
Gunnison River (Colo.) 1
Hydraulics. 1
Interstate agreements -- Arkansas River. 1
Irrigation -- Management. 1
Irrigation canals and flumes -- Linings. 1
Irrigation engineering -- Colorado. 1
Kansas -- Water rights. 1
Kansas. 1
Mathematics. 1
Mekong River Valley. 1
Mekong River Watershed. 1
Negatives. 1
Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 1
Ogallala Aquifer. 1
Orchard Mesa Irrigation District. 1
Purgatoire River (Colo.) 1
Reservoirs -- Colorado. 1
Reservoirs. 1
Rio Grande (Colo.-Mexico and Tex.) 1
Saint Vrain Basin (Colo.) 1
San Luis Valley Irrigation District. 1
Science -- International cooperation. 1
Scrapbooks. 1
Sediment transport. 1
Sedimentation and deposition. 1
Snow. 1
Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 1
Technology and international relations. 1
Upper Arkansas Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 1
Upper Yampa Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 1
Water -- Law and legislation -- Colorado. 1
Water consumption -- Data processing. 1
Water districts -- Colorado. 1
Water resources development -- West (U.S.) 1
Water use. 1
Water-supply -- Accounting. 1
Watershed management. 1
Watersheds -- Colorado. 1
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Fryingpan-Arkansas Project (U.S.) 3
Colorado State University. 2
Denver (Colo.). Board of Water Commissioners. 2
Glover, Robert E. (Robert Ellsworth), 1896-1984. 2
Ogilvie, James L. 2
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American Water Foundation. 1
Anderson Ditch Company. 1
Borland, Whitney McNair 1
Borland, Whitney McNair. 1
Broderick, Jim 1
Coal Ridge Ditch Company. 1
Colorado State University. Department of Civil Engineering 1
Colorado State University. Department of Civil Engineering. 1
Colorado Water Conservation Board. 1
Colorado Water Resources Research Institute. 1
Colorado. Department of Natural Resources. 1
Danielson, Jeris. 1
Doesken, Nolan J. 1
Evans, Harold G. 1
Evans, Norman A. 1
Fort Collins (Colo.). Utilities. 1
Geological Survey (U.S.) 1
George, Russell. 1
Glover, Robert E. (Robert Ellsworth), 1896-1984 1
Hamel, Alan C. 1
Harmon, Dennis. 1
Hoffman, Carl J. 1
Illeman, Daphne 1
Illeman, Robert 1
Imperial Irrigation District (Calif.) 1
Jensen, Marvin Eli, 1926- 1
Johnson, Harvey G. 1
Kuhn, Eric. 1
Left Hand Ditch Company. 1
Longenbaugh, R. A. (Robert A.) 1
Lower Boulder Ditch Company. 1
Luecke, Daniel. 1
Milenski, Frank 1
Milenski, Frank. 1
Mobley, Terry 1
Pa Mong Project. 1
Parshall, Maxwell. 1
Porter, John. 1
Pueblo Board of Water Works (Colo.) 1
Randall, Owen. 1
Robbins, David W. 1
Scanga, Ralph. 1
Schmidt, Max. 1
Sharp, Thomas R. 1
Shimmin, Mike. 1
Shoemaker, Jeff 1
Smith, MaryLou M., 1950- 1
Smith, Travis. 1
Spencer, Herb. 1
Stamm, Gilbert G. 1
Stulp, John. 1
Trout, Thomas J. (Thomas James) 1
U.S. Committee on Irrigation and Drainage. 1
Walter, Ivan A. 1
Ward, Robert C. 1
Water Supply and Storage Company. 1
Wells, Patricia. 1
Werner, Brian 1
Wilkinson, Eric. 1
Wright, Kenneth R. 1
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