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Cache la Poudre Oral History Project Collection

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Identifier: WPOH
Abstract In 2002, the Fort Collins office of the National Park Service contracted with Professor Michael Welsh of the University of Northern Colorado to conduct oral history interviews focused on land use patterns. The area of focus was the Cache la Poudre River Heritage Corridor. The collection consists of interview recordings, transcripts, and one paper on water conservation. A portion of the collection is digitized and ...
Dates: 2002-2004

Irrigation Photograph Collection

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Identifier: WIPC
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

Papers of Daniel W. Working

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Identifier: ADWW
Abstract Daniel Webster Working (1862-1944) served as a Colorado State Grange master and lecturer during the 1890s and early 1900s. He wrote numerous articles and speeches concerning agriculture and Grange history and created a large file of research notes utilized by Alvin T. Steinel in writing the History of Agriculture in Colorado (1926). The majority of the collection is comprised of correspondence and research notes gathered by Working for the ...
Dates: 1852-1937; Majority of material found within 1919-1925

Papers of Jim Svedman

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Identifier: ASFF
Abstract Martin Svedman was the first of the Svedman family to farm in Colorado. He arrived in Colorado in 1880, and in 1883 homesteaded land near what would become Windsor, Colorado. Over the years, he devoted portions of his land to both crops and livestock. His son Clarence Martin Svedman, born in 1906, took over management of the Svedman lands following his father's death in 1923. Clarence Svedman and his son Clarence James (Jim) Svedman, worked the land jointly until the elder Svedman's death in...
Dates: 1898-2000; Majority of material found within 1950s-1970s

Papers of Llewellyn Alexander Moorhouse

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Identifier: ULAM
Abstract

Llewellyn A. Moorhouse was an agricultural economist and was the head of the department of economics and sociology at Colorado Agricultural College from 1922-1944. The collection includes journals, farm data, photograph albums, and photo negatives.

Dates: 1902-1957; Majority of material found in 1922-1943

Papers of Lloyd Kontny

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Identifier: APLK
Abstract Lloyd Kontny, dryland farmer and agricultural businessman in Colorado and Kansas, helped create the Colorado Wheat Administrative Committee. He spearheaded initiatives to streamline grain transportation and regulatory controls, improve grain strains, promote new studies of farming techniques, and expand American wheat sales to the world marketplace. This collection contains personal, county board, and federal government documents regarding private business and USDA Agricultural Stabilization...
Dates: 1956-1971

Records of the Colorado State Grange

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Identifier: ACSG
Abstract The Colorado State Grange was established in the Colorado Territory in 1874 to give support and encouragement to rural and agricultural communities. This fraternal society remains active in supporting communities through education, emergency relief, and legislative activism. The collection contains financial ledgers, meeting minutes, scrapbooks, issues of the organization's newspaper Colorado Granger, correspondence and other material related to the Colorado...
Dates: 1873-1985; Majority of material found within 1917-1974

Records of the Denver Agricultural and Livestock Club

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Identifier: ADAL
Abstract Founded in 1946, the Denver Agricultural and Livestock Club actively fosters agricultural programs such as the 4-H Club, Future Farmers of America, the National Western Stock Show, scholarships, and local agricultural events. The objective of the Club is to foster closer relationships and acquaintances among individuals living in and around Denver interested in the field of agriculture and to promote agricultural and livestock projects. Collection materials include minutes, correspondence,...
Dates: 1946-1979; Majority of material found within 1969-1978

Records of the Gilpin-Jefferson Livestock Association

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Identifier: AGJL
Abstract

The Gilpin-Jefferson Livestock Association, formally established in 1920, was created as part of the national organization and as an affiliate of the Colorado Cattlemen's Association, in order to represent local members in government and educate people about the cattle industry. The collection includes by-laws, minutes, legal and financial documents, correspondence, membership lists, printed material, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1919-2003 (1 record carton, 1 oversize folder); Majority of material found within 1960-1979

Records of the Great Plains Agricultural Council

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Identifier: AGPA
Abstract The Great Plains Agricultural Council was founded in 1946, merging the earlier Northern Great Plains Regional Agricultural Council (1938) and the Southern Great Plains Regional Agricultural Council (1939). Its purpose was to provide an organization for cooperation and coordination in dealing with key issues in Great Plains agriculture. Members included representatives from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the experiment stations and the land grant colleges and their extension services in...
Dates: 1938-1996

Records of the National Agri-Marketing Association, Rocky Mountain Chapter

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Identifier: ANAM
Abstract The mission of the National Agri-Marketing Association is to connect those who work in agriculture with other professionals who work in marketing, advertising, public relations, and the media. It is NAMA's hope that these interactions will provide those who work in agriculture an opportunity to hear and share new ideas, network with colleagues and customers, and gain exposure and recognition in order to advance in their profession. This collection consists of the files, photos, membership...
Dates: 1967-1978

Records of the Office of International Programs

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Identifier: UOIP
Abstract

The Records of the Office of International Programs was established to administer and oversee projects of an international nature. The collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, reports, proposals, conference proceedings, and office records related to meetings, finance, individual profiles, international travel, foreign countries and projects. Material types include manuscripts, articles, reports, brochures, journals, maps, newspaper clippings, a scrapbook, and photographs.

Dates: 1948-1999; Majority of material found in 1964-1984

Records of the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union

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Identifier: ARMF
Abstract The programs of the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union (RMFU) have supported the successful operation of family farms and ranches for over a century. Organized in 1908 as the Colorado Farmers Educational and Cooperative Union (CFU), the association changed its name to the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union in 1942 to include members in neighboring states. This collection documents the efforts of the RMFU to serve farmers and ranchers through education, legislation, and cooperative activities, and...
Dates: 1897-2009; Majority of material found within 1950-1990

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Photographs. 8
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Fort Collins (Colo.) 2
Larimer County (Colo.) 2
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Weld County (Colo.) 2
Afghanistan. 1
Agriculture -- Colorado -- Denver. 1
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Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Colorado. 1
Agriculture -- Economic aspects. 1
Agriculture -- Great Plains. 1
Agriculture -- Research. 1
Agriculture, Cooperative. 1
Algeria. 1
Audiocassettes. 1
Audiotapes. 1
Brazil. 1
Cache la Poudre River (Colo.) 1
Cache la Poudre River Watershed (Colo.) 1
Cattle -- Colorado. 1
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) 1
Dam failures. 1
Dams. 1
Droughts -- Colorado. 1
Egypt. 1
Farm management -- Colorado. 1
Farm management. 1
Farm produce -- Marketing -- Colorado. 1
France. 1
Gilpin County (Colo.) 1
Goodland (Kans.) 1
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Great Plains. 1
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History of agriculture in Colorado. 1
Hydrology. 1
International education. 1
Irrigation -- Research. 1
Irrigation canals and flumes. 1
Irrigation engineering. 1
Irrigation farming. 1
Irrigation. 1
Italy. 1
Jefferson County (Colo.) 1
Julesburg (Colo.) 1
Lantern slides. 1
Livestock -- Colorado -- Denver. 1
Maps. 1
Mexico. 1
Motion pictures (visual works). 1
Newspaper clippings. 1
Nigeria. 1
Oral history. 1
Pakistan. 1
Phonograph records. 1
Rural development -- Developing countries. 1
San Luis Valley (Colo. and N.M.) 1
Slides (photographs). 1
Surveying. 1
Sustainable development -- Developing countries. 1
Thailand. 1
Veterinary medicine. 1
Videotapes. 1
Water in agriculture -- Research. 1
Water resources development -- Colorado. 1
Water resources development. 1
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Wheat -- Colorado. 1
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Colorado State Grange. 2
Albertson, Maurice L. 1
Carpenter, L. G. (Louis George), 1861-1935. 1
Colorado Agricultural College. 1
Colorado Agricultural College. Department of Civil and Irrigation Engineering. 1
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Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station. 1
Colorado State Grange 1
Colorado State University. 1
Colorado State University. Office of International Programs 1
Colorado Wheat Administrative Committee. 1
Council of U.S. Universities for Soil and Water Development in Arid and Sub-humid Areas. 1
Denver Agricultural and Livestock Club 1
Denver Agricultural and Livestock Club. 1
Gilpin-Jefferson Livestock Association 1
Gilpin-Jefferson Livestock Association. 1
Great Plains Agricultural Council 1
Great Plains Agricultural Council. 1
Kontny, Lloyd 1
Moorhouse, L. A. (Llewellyn Alexander), 1875-1965. 1
Moorhouse, L.A. 1
National Agricultural Marketing Association (U.S.). Rocky Mountain Chapter 1
National Agricultural Marketing Association (U.S.). Rocky Mountain Chapter. 1
National Farmers' Union (U.S.) 1
Northern Great Plains Agricultural Council. 1
Patton, James G. 1
Payne, J. E. (James Edward) 1
Peace Corps (U.S.) 1
Rocky Mountain Farmers Union 1
Rocky Mountain Farmers Union. 1
Shen, Richard Tsu-hsun. 1
Solberg, Harvey R. 1
Southeast Asia Treaty Organization. 1
Southern Great Plains Agricultural Council. 1
Stannard, Jay D. 1
Stencel, John, III. 1
Svedman Farms. 1
Svedman, Clarence Martin. 1
Svedman, Jim (Clarence James) 1
Svedman, Martin. 1
United States. Agency for International Development. 1
United States. National Park Service. 1
University of Northern Colorado. Department of History. 1
University of Peshawar. 1
Welsh, Michael E. 1
Whedbee, Robert E. 1
Working, Daniel Webster, 1862- 1
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