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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 ...
Abstract Dr. James E. Hansen and several assistants created this collection of oral histories primarily to gather information for four books and a paper about Colorado State University (CSU) history: Democracy's College in the Centennial State: a History of Colorado State University (1977), "Charles A. Lory and the Challenges of Colorado's Semi-Arid Frontier" (1980), Chiron's Time: a History of the College of Veterinary Medicine and...
Abstract The Papers of Kenneth W. Rock focus on the history of the migration of Germans from Russia to Colorado, course work related to Vienna, and references countries that he traveled and taught study abroad programs. Kenneth W. Rock is Professor Emeritus of History at Colorado State University. His research and teaching focused on the Habsburg Empire, Central and Eastern Europe, European Biography, and the Germans from Russia Immigration experience. He taught undergraduate European history courses...
Dates: 1870-2015; Majority of material found within 1974-2005
Abstract Robert N. Cavarra was an organist, musicologist, and published composer who taught from 1963 to 2000 as faculty for Colorado State University's Department of Music, Theater and Dance. During his time at CSU, he facilitated bringing a Wurlitzer theater organ to the Student Center Theater. The collection contains correspondence, documents, research, journals, papers, memorabilia, newspaper clippings, drawings, blueprints, posters, programs, sheet music, books, photographs, cassette tapes,...
Dates: 1940-2008; Majority of material found within 1965-2008
Abstract Project Promise (Professionals with a Mission in Education) was an accelerated post-bachelor's degree secondary teacher licensure program offered from 1989-2007 by Colorado State University's School of Education. The collection documents the history of the program. Materials include administrative files, program curriculum, subject files, placement information for schools at which Project Promise...
Dates: 1988-2007; Majority of material found in 1989-2007
Abstract The Asian Pacific American Cultural Center (APACC) provides access to resources that support Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, Middle Eastern, and Asian American students while at Colorado State University. Since its founding in November 1984 as Services for Asian American Students (SAAS), APACC has provided educational programs and volunteer opportunities for students to build community and to spread awareness of Asian American culture. The collection primarily documents programs and...
Dates: 1951, 1984-2018
Abstract Pioneer School, an expeditionary learning academy (now Polaris Expeditionary Learning School) embarked on an oral history project from 2005 to 2006. Noting a gap in oral histories of myriad people with connections to the Poudre River, teacher Matt Strand created an assignment for his seventh and eighth grade students to conduct oral history interviews. The 36 citizens interviewed included water commissioners, members of historic families, activists, farmers, and recreation specialists. The...
Abstract Graduate education at Colorado Agricultural College (now Colorado State University) began in the 1890s, and the Graduate School at CSU now supports more than 4,000 students in over one hundred disciplinary and interdisciplinary doctoral, master's, and professional degree programs. This collection contains oral histories and questionnaires collected in 1980 by Becky Haglund, a graduate student in CSU's History Department, and used to write A History of Graduate...
Abstract The Records of the Mujeres de Accion/Women in Action Oral History Project documents research undertaken for a Masters in Social Work by graduate students Holly Ford and Kelly Haughey. Chicana/Latino/Hispanic female community advocates from Northern Colorado and the Front Range of Colorado were interviewed regarding their work in human services in their communities. Later, authors Maria Melendez and Mary Ellison sought to expand on their work and wrote an manuscript that remains unpublished....
Abstract The Poudre River Trust was established in 1984 to guide development and activity along the Poudre River corridor. The organization has been active in promoting the river's recreational amenities, historical significance, fish and wildlife habitat, and mixed-use development along the Fort Collins riverfront. The Trust has also collaborated with a wide range of local and national agencies, government and private, to bring attention to the river's historic heritage and to establish plans for...
Dates: 1891-2017; Majority of material found within 1984-2016