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David McComb Big Thompson Flood Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WBTF
Abstract

On July 31, 1976, the Big Thompson Canyon, just west of Loveland, Colorado, was the scene of a flash flood which claimed 144 lives. The collection consists of oral history tapes and transcripts along with photographs, slides, audiotapes, newspaper clippings, and other material Colorado State University history professor Dr. David McComb compiled when researching for his book Big Thompson: Profile of a Natural Disaster.

Dates: 1975-1985; Majority of material found within 1976-1978

Local Water Resources History Collection

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Identifier: WLOC
Abstract The Local Water Resources History Collection is an aggregation of items acquired from many different sources. Combining a wide range of materials including maps, blueprints, brochures, programs, posters, reports, photographs, newsletters, audiotapes, CDs, and DVDs, the collection touches on various topics related to Colorado water issues, people, and organizations. Topics include ditches and irrigation systems, as well as various rivers and reservoirs. Some materials go beyond the state of...
Dates: 1875-2021; Majority of material found within 1960-2008

Papers of Congressman James P. Johnson

 Collection
Identifier: MJPJ
Abstract

James P. Johnson represented Colorado's Fourth District in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1972 to 1980 as a member of the Republican party. He served on the Agriculture and Interior Committees and was one of thirteen members of Congress chosen to investigate the Central Intelligence Agency in 1975. This collection includes personal and political papers, project files, and correspondence from Mr. Johnson's eight years in Congress.

Dates: 1969-1980; Majority of material found within 1972-1980

Papers of Daniel Tyler

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Identifier: WDTP
Abstract Daniel Tyler (b. 1933), emeritus professor of history at Colorado State University, has taught and written extensively on western water history. This collection documents his research, including that for the biography of W.D. Farr, a Greeley, Colorado, water pioneer, cattleman, and businessman; the biography of Delph Carpenter, a Greeley water lawyer and interstate river commissioner; a book of Carpenter's parents' courtship correspondence; and Mexican land grant rights in relation to New...
Dates: 1950-2011; Majority of material found within 1985-2010

Papers of Daryl B. Simons

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Identifier: WDBS
Abstract Daryl B. Simons was an internationally recognized expert in the fields of hydraulics, hydrology, geomorphology, river mechanics, sediment transport and hydraulic modeling. His innovative teaching and research while professor of civil engineering at Colorado State University (CSU) and his supervision of hundreds of water-related projects around the world contributed to this international reputation. Materials in the collection relate to many of the organizations Simons worked for, including...
Dates: 1868-2005; Majority of material found within 1950-1990

Papers of Gregory J. Hobbs, Jr.

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Identifier: WGJH
Abstract A leading expert on Colorado water law, Colorado Supreme Court Justice Gregory J. Hobbs, Jr. (1944-2021), practiced environmental, land use, transportation, and water law for more than two decades before his appointment to the bench in 1996. The collection documents Justice Hobbs' legal work during private practice and on the court, along with his professional publications, presentations, and service activities. The collection also documents Hobbs' personal life and family. Subjects covered...
Dates: 1928-2018; Majority of material found within 1990-2013

Papers of Kenneth W. Rock

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Identifier: UKWR
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

Papers of Mary Alice Lindblad

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Identifier: AMLT
Abstract Mary Alice Lindblad, teacher, author and resident of rural Severance, Colorado, was born on April 21, 1921. She is the author of two local histories: A Walk Through Windsor, 1940-1980 and Tales of Tailholt: The Story of Severance (1985). The collection consists of papers and audio-visual materials (1913-1985) used in writing her Tales of Tailholt. Included is biographical information of...
Dates: 1913-1985

Papers of Ray Nixon

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Identifier: WNIX
Abstract Civil engineer Ray Nixon (1906-2001) served as head of several municipal water utilities in southeastern Colorado. Best known as the longtime director of Colorado Springs Department of Utilities, he played an instrumental role in large water infrastructure projects in southern Colorado such as the Homestake Reservoir and the Fryingpan-Arkansas Project. The collection documents Nixon's work for the cities of Trinidad, Colorado Springs, and Security, his time on the board of the Southeastern...
Dates: 1893-2001; Majority of material found within 1948-1995

Papers of Robert N. Cavarra

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Identifier: UCAV
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

Papers of William E. Morgan

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Identifier: UWEM
Abstract William E. Morgan (1909-2005) served as president of Colorado Agricultural and Mechanical College/Colorado State University from 1949 to 1969. During his tenure, Morgan's farsighted and coherent concept for the growth of the institution resulted in its transformation from a small agricultural college to a state university. He was intensively involved with the bureaucratic process for the university as well as for other institutions, serving on outside boards and agencies. Materials document...
Dates: 1831-2003; Majority of material found within 1947-1993

Peace Corps Collection

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Identifier: UPCC
Abstract Colorado State University became involved with the early development of the Peace Corps through the work of Maurice L. Albertson and the successful 1960 proposal on behalf of CSURF (Colorado State University Research Foundation) to the ICA (International Cooperation Agency) to investigate the possibility of establishing a "youth corps" that would become the Peace Corps. Colorado State University soon began training Peace Corps volunteers for work in Pakistan and other parts of the world....
Dates: 1959-2011; Majority of material found within 1981-1986

Records of Black/African American Culture Center

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Identifier: UBCC
Abstract

The Records of Black/African American Culture Center relate to the African American college experience, inclusion in higher education, diversity, as well as related services, activities, celebrations, relevant individuals and news. Materials include audio and video magnetic tapes, digital media (DVDs and CD-Rs with audio, video, images, etc.), photographic prints, correspondence, press releases, newsletters, newspapers and clippings.

Dates: 1982-2012 and undated; Majority of material found in 1992-2012

Records of Project Promise

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Identifier: UPPR
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

Records of the American Public Works Association, Colorado Chapter

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Identifier: WAPW
Abstract The American Public Works Association is an international educational and professional association that provides goods and services related to public works. The organization was created in 1937 by a merger of the American Society of Municipal Engineers, the International Association of Street Sanitation Officials, and the International Association of Public Works Office. The collection pertains mainly to activities of the association's Colorado Chapter, founded in 1962. Materials consist of...
Dates: 1864-1988; Majority of material found within 1973-1985

Records of the Asian Pacific American Cultural Center

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Identifier: UAPA
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

Records of the Colorado Association of Soil Conservation Districts

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Identifier: WCSC
Abstract On July 30, 1945, the Colorado Association of Soil Conservation Districts was formed as a statewide organization to provide guidance for the individual districts as well as to promote conservation at state and national levels. The Association's work has included helping districts to secure grants for conservation machinery, influencing state and federal legislation, and holding workshops to discuss state laws. The Association's records consist of documents created largely in relation to...
Dates: 1945-1987

Records of the Colorado Cattlemen's Association

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Identifier: ACCA
Abstract Collaborating with the National Cattlemen's Beef Association and the Colorado Beef Council as well as county and local affiliates, the Colorado Cattlemen's Association (CCA) works with state and national legislators, media representatives, and consumers to protect and promote the Colorado cattle industry. Standing committees formed after a 1950 reorganization represent member interests including transportation, water and grazing rights, taxes, branding and registration, livestock health,...
Dates: 1872-2012; Majority of material found in 1953-1990

Records of the Colorado Water Resources Research Institute

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Identifier: WRRI
Abstract Colorado State University has long been a leader in the West in water research and engineering. The University was a logical choice to oversee the Colorado Water Resources Research Institute (CWRRI) when, in 1964, Congress passed the Water Resources Research Act to better coordinate the nation's water research programs. The mission of CWRRI on the CSU campus was to bring water concerns and problems to the attention of water experts in higher education, facilitate research into these issues...
Dates: 1949-2007; Majority of material found within 1965-1985

Records of the Poudre River Trust

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Identifier: WPRT
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

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Slides (photographs). 12
Colorado. 7
Videotapes. 7
Negatives. 6
Artifacts. 5
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Fort Collins (Colo.) 5
Oral history. 5
Audiotapes. 4
Compact discs. 4
Maps. 4
Posters. 4
Water resources development. 4
Books. 3
Cache la Poudre River (Colo.) 3
DVDs. 3
Newspaper clippings. 3
Scrapbooks. 3
Videocassettes. 3
Water-supply -- Colorado. 3
Beef cattle. 2
Big Thompson River (Colo.) 2
Blueprints. 2
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) 2
Diversity in higher education. 2
Floods -- Colorado -- Big Thompson River. 2
Newspapers. 2
Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 2
Russian Germans -- Colorado. 2
South Platte River Watershed (Colo. and Neb.) 2
Water -- Law and legislation. 2
Water resources development -- Colorado. 2
Access to higher education. 1
Aerial photographs. 1
African American college students. 1
African-American experience. 1
Air quality. 1
Arkansas River. 1
Asian American college students. 1
Austria. 1
Bangladesh. 1
Banks and banking. 1
Big Thompson Canyon (Colo.) 1
Big Thompson: Profile of a Natural Disaster 1
Bulgaria. 1
CD-Rs. 1
Cache la Poudre River National Water Heritage Area (Colo.) 1
California. 1
Cattle breeders. 1
Cattle trade. 1
Challenge to Build: A History of Public Works & APWA in Colorado 1
Charts (graphic documents). 1
College presidents -- Colorado -- Fort Collins. 1
College teachers. 1
Colorado -- Politics and government. 1
Colorado Springs (Colo.) 1
Composers. 1
Composition (Music) 1
Composition teachers (Music) 1
Computer storage devices. 1
Concerts. 1
Congressional records. 1
Croatia. 1
Cross-cultural perspectives. 1
Cultural awareness. 1
Czechoslovakia. 1
DVD-Video discs. 1
Ditches -- Colorado. 1
Drawings. 1
Education, Higher -- Colorado -- Fort Collins. 1
Floods -- Colorado -- Big Thompson Canyon. 1
France. 1
Geomorphology. 1
Greeley (Colo.) 1
Herington (Kan.) 1
Historic sites -- Colorado. 1
Hungary. 1
Hydraulics. 1
Hydrology. 1
Inclusive education. 1
International education. 1
Interstate agreements. 1
Irrigation -- Colorado. 1
Land grants. 1
Legislators -- United States. 1
Loveland (Colo.) 1
Magnetic disks. 1
Microfilms. 1
Minutes. 1
Mississippi River Watershed. 1
Mississippi River. 1
Motion pictures (visual works). 1
Music. 1
New Mexico. 1
Oral history -- Colorado. 1
Organ (Musical instrument) 1
Organists. 1
Pacific Islander American college students. 1
Pakistan. 1
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Colorado State University. 3
Colorado State University. Germans from Russia in Colorado Study Project. 2
Heitman, Sidney. 2
Albertson, Maurice L. 1
American Guild of Organists. 1
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American Historical Society of Germans from Russia. 1
American Historical Society of Germans from Russia. Northern Colorado Chapter. 1
American Public Works Association. Colorado Chapter 1
American Public Works Association. Colorado Chapter. 1
Asian Pacific American Cultural Center. 1
Birky-Kreutzer, Pauline 1
Boy Scouts of America. 1
Carpenter family. 1
Carpenter, Delph. 1
Carpenter, Leroy S., 1843-1927. 1
Cavarra, Barbara. 1
Cavarra, Robert 1
Cavarra, Robert. 1
Center for Research and Education (Estes Park, Colo.) 1
Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station. 1
Colorado Association of Soil Conservation Districts 1
Colorado Association of Soil Conservation Districts. 1
Colorado Cattlemen's Association 1
Colorado Cattlemen's Association. 1
Colorado River Commission. 1
Colorado Springs (Colo.). Department of Public Utilities. 1
Colorado State University -- Presidents. 1
Colorado State University. Asian Pacific American Cultural Center 1
Colorado State University. Black/African American Culture Center 1
Colorado State University. Black/African American Culture Center. 1
Colorado State University. College of Engineering. 1
Colorado State University. Department of Civil Engineering 1
Colorado State University. Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance. 1
Colorado State University. Engineering Research Center. 1
Colorado State University. Environmental Resources Center. 1
Colorado State University. Germans from Russia in Colorado Study Project 1
Colorado State University. School of Education 1
Colorado State University. School of Education. 1
Colorado Water Resources Research Institute 1
Colorado Water Resources Research Institute. 1
Colorado. Supreme Court. 1
Evans, Norman A. 1
Farr, W. D. (William Daven), 1910-2007. 1
Federal Prison Industries, inc. 1
Fountain Valley Authority (Colo.) 1
Geological Survey (U.S.) 1
Grangruth, Theresa T. 1
Great Western Sugar Company. 1
Grigg, Neil S. 1
Hobbs, Greg 1
Hobbs, Greg. 1
International Society of Organbuilders. 1
Johnson, James P. 1
Lindblad, Mary Alice 1
Lindblad, Mary Alice. 1
McComb, David G. 1
Molack, Jennifer Williams. 1
Morgan, William E. 1
Nixon, Raymond D. 1
Peace Corps (U.S.) 1
Philmont Scout Ranch. 1
Poudre River Trust 1
Poudre River Trust. 1
Public Employees' Retirement Association (Colorado) 1
Rock, Kenneth W. 1
Simons & Associates. 1
Simons, Daryl B. 1
Simons, Li and Associates. 1
Smith, Jerry. 1
Tyler, Daniel 1
Tyler, Daniel. 1
United States. Congress. House. 1
Ward, Robert C. 1
Williams, Pam. 1
Williams, Ron G. 1
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