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Groundwater Data Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WGDC
Abstract Colorado State University's strength in groundwater research evolved naturally from the state's early residents needing information on irrigated agriculture. The data, maps, charts, drafts, correspondence, photographs, final reports, and reference materials that were produced by or collected for these groundwater studies over the years are what comprise the Groundwater Data Collection. Materials relate to the groundwater studies that CSU researchers conducted primarily in eastern Colorado...
Dates: 1897-2011; Majority of material found within 1940-1981

Irrigation Research Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WIRP
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

Papers of Frank Milenski

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

Papers of Fred B. Hamilton

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Identifier: WFBH
Abstract Fred B. Hamilton (1911-1954) was a 1933 Colorado Agricultural College (now Colorado State University) graduate in agricultural engineering who specialized in water and erosion control issues. He worked for the Civilian Conservation Corps, the USDA Soil Conservation Service, and later the Diamond A Cattle Company before moving to the Soil Conservation Service at the University of Nebraska. Materials in the collection include papers, photographs, and engineering plans related to irrigation...
Dates: 1934-1946

Papers of James L. Ogilvie

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Identifier: WJLO
Abstract

James L. Ogilvie (1911-1995) had a long and fruitful career with the United States Bureau of Reclamation in the field of irrigation and water management. He worked successfully 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.

Dates: 1889-1992; Majority of material found within 1955-1980

Papers of Robert A. Longenbaugh

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Identifier: WRAL
Abstract Robert A. Longenbaugh (1935-2020) made numerous contributions to groundwater research, education, and legislation. The collection documents Longenbaugh's career working on Colorado groundwater issues as a Colorado State University engineering professor, assistant state engineer, and consultant, as well as his continued activities during retirement. Main subjects documented include groundwater resources, modeling, recharge, law, education, wells, and irrigation pump efficiency, as well as...
Dates: 1935-2020; Majority of material found in 1960-2020

Photographs of the Arkansas Valley Sugar Beet and Irrigated Land Company

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Identifier: WAVS
Abstract The Arkansas Valley Sugar Beet and Irrigated Land Company combined eastern wealth, optimism, and engineering skill to irrigate Colorado's arid southeastern plains. Beyond initial attempts at growing and processing sugar beets, the company established the Amity Canal Model Dairy Farm about 1914. The collection consists chiefly of photographic materials along with a set of engineering letters. Photographic subjects are mainly the company's irrigation facilities and related construction or...
Dates: 1898-1925; Majority of material found within 1902-1920

Records of the Arkansas Valley Sugar Beet and Irrigated Land Company

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Identifier: WAVX
Abstract Formed in 1901 to take over several earlier companies, the Arkansas Valley Sugar Beet and Irrigated Land Company operated the Amity Canal System in southeastern Colorado. The company became a subsidiary of the Equitable Life Assurance Society in 1910, went through several lawsuits that mutualized the system, and dissolved in 1966. The collection documents the company through materials accumulated in the New York office, including meeting minutes, correspondence, reports, legal and financial...
Dates: 1883-1979; Majority of material found within 1901-1950

Records of Wright Water Engineers, Inc.

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Identifier: WWWE
Abstract Wright Water Engineers, Inc., is a Colorado-based water resources consulting firm founded by Kenneth R. Wright. Since 1961 the company has undertaken projects concerning agricultural and irrigation engineering, water rights, flood control and drainage, dams, and groundwater in Colorado as well as other states and countries. The collection contains files from select Colorado projects. Also present are the records of Wright-McLaughlin Engineers (1964-1982), a closely associated engineering...
Dates: 1882-2006; Majority of material found within 1974-1993

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Maps. 7
Arkansas River. 4
Irrigation engineering. 4
Reservoirs -- Colorado. 4
Negatives. 3
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South Platte River Watershed (Colo. and Neb.) 3
Water resources development -- Colorado. 3
Water resources development. 3
Water-supply -- Colorado. 3
Bent County (Colo.) 2
Cache la Poudre River (Colo.) 2
Colorado. 2
Dams -- Colorado. 2
Fryingpan River (Colo.) 2
Fryingpan River Watershed (Colo.) 2
Groundwater. 2
Holly (Colo.) 2
Irrigation canals and flumes -- Colorado. 2
Kiowa County (Colo.) 2
Microfilms. 2
Prowers County (Colo.) 2
San Luis Valley (Colo. and N.M.) 2
Slides (photographs). 2
Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 2
Sugar beet industry -- Colorado. 2
Wells -- Colorado. 2
Aerial photographs. 1
Artifacts. 1
Artificial groundwater recharge -- Colorado. 1
Artificial groundwater recharge. 1
Big Thompson Canyon (Colo.) 1
Big Thompson River (Colo.) 1
Catlin Canal (Colo.) 1
Charts (graphic documents). 1
Colorado -- Water rights. 1
Colorado River Watershed (Colo.-Mexico) 1
Computer disks. 1
Dairy cattle. 1
Diaries. 1
Douglas County (Colo.) 1
El Paso County (Colo.) 1
Floods -- Colorado -- Big Thompson Canyon. 1
Floods -- Colorado -- Big Thompson River. 1
Floods -- Colorado. 1
Flumes. 1
Fort Collins (Colo.) 1
Groundwater -- Colorado. 1
Groundwater -- Law and legislation 1
High Plains (U.S.) 1
Interstate agreements -- Arkansas River. 1
Irrigation engineers. 1
Irrigation pumps -- Colorado. 1
Irrigation pumps. 1
Irrigation water. 1
Kansas -- Water rights. 1
Kansas. 1
Lantern slides. 1
Larimer County (Colo.) 1
Motion pictures (visual works). 1
Northglenn (Colo.) 1
Ogallala Aquifer. 1
Parades -- Colorado. 1
Parshall flumes. 1
Purgatoire River (Colo.) 1
Snow surveys. 1
Soil erosion. 1
Standley Lake (Colo.) 1
Videotapes. 1
Water current meters. 1
Water districts -- Colorado. 1
Water levels -- Colorado. 1
Water rights -- Colorado. 1
Watershed management. 1
Watersheds -- Colorado. 1
Weirs. 1
Wells. 1
Windsor (Colo.) 1
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Arkansas Valley Sugar Beet and Irrigated Land Company 2
Arkansas Valley Sugar Beet and Irrigated Land Company. 2
Code, W. E. (William E.), 1891- 2
Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station. 2
Colorado State University. 2
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Fryingpan-Arkansas Project (U.S.) 2
Longenbaugh, R. A. (Robert A.) 2
United States. Bureau of Reclamation. 2
Bittinger, Morton W. 1
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) 1
Colorado A & M College. 1
Colorado Agricultural College. 1
Colorado Agricultural College. Department of Civil and Irrigation Engineering. 1
Colorado State University. College of Engineering 1
Colorado State University. College of Engineering. 1
Colorado Water Conservation Board. 1
Cone, Victor M. 1
Denver (Colo.). Board of Water Commissioners. 1
Duke, Harold R. (Harold Ray), 1940- 1
Eastman Kodak Company. 1
Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States. 1
Glover, Robert E. (Robert Ellsworth), 1896- 1
Great Western Sugar Company. 1
Hamilton, Fred B. 1
Krech, Alvin W. 1
Milenski, Frank 1
Milenski, Frank. 1
Moses, Wittemyer, Harrison and Woodruff. 1
Ogilvie, James L. 1
Parshall, Ralph L. (Ralph Leroy), 1881-1959. 1
Partridge, W. S. 1
Rogers, James Grafton, 1883-1971. 1
Rohwer, Carl. 1
Schuyler, James D. (James Dix), 1848-1912. 1
Skinner, Morris M. 1
Sunada, Daniel K. 1
United States. Bureau of Irrigation Investigations. 1
United States. Department of Agriculture. 1
United States. Soil Conservation Service. 1
United States. Soil Conservation Service. Division of Irrigation and Water Conservation. 1
United States. Soil Conservation Service. Division of Irrigation. 1
Water Supply and Storage Company. 1
Wiley, William M. 1
Wright Water Engineers 1
Wright Water Engineers. 1
Wright, Kenneth R. 1
Wright-McLaughlin Engineers. 1
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