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Papers of Jim Svedman

 Collection
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

Records of the Gilpin-Jefferson Livestock Association

 Collection
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 Rocky Mountain Farmers Union

 Collection
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