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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

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 Kenneth W. Rock

 Collection
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 Robert N. Cavarra

 Collection
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

Photographs of the Natural Resources Conservation Service, Colorado Snow Survey Program

 Collection
Identifier: WCSS
Abstract

In 1935, Congress passed legislation funding a federal Snow Survey Program after a severe drought in the western United States. The purpose of the Natural Resources Conservation Service's Snow Survey Program is to provide mountain snowpack data and water supply forecasts for the western United States. The collection includes images of snow survey sites and equipment, agency employees, and public outreach events. Materials include slides, photographs,and film reels.

Dates: 1951-1996; Majority of material found within 1964-1991

Records of the Colorado 4-H

 Collection
Identifier: ACFH
Abstract The Colorado 4-H, an educational program of the Colorado Extension, is Colorado State University's youth outreach in agriculture, mechanic arts, and home economics. The Colorado 4-H manages events, members, leaders, and agents of the National 4-H program in Colorado. This collection contains documents and artifacts from the 4-H office of Colorado Extension, including meeting minutes, newsletters, reports, site and program planning documents, reference documents, pamphlets and booklets,...
Dates: 1921-2007; Majority of material found within 1970-1999

Records of the Colorado Office of the Attorney General

 Collection
Identifier: WCAG
Abstract Since its creation in 1876, the Colorado Office of the Attorney General (CAG) has tried many cases related to water and other natural resources. This collection concerns the precedent-setting case United States v. Colorado (general adjudication case number W-8439-76), in which CAG argued against the United States' filing of an application for rights to instream river flows on federal land on behalf of the U.S. Forest Service (USFS). The United States filed...
Dates: 1842-1999; Majority of material found within 1976-1993

Records of the Great Western Sugar Company

 Collection
Identifier: AGWS
Abstract The Great Western Sugar Company, incorporated on February 27, 1905, was the dominant producer of Colorado, Wyoming and Nebraska beet sugar for over sixty years. Each new factory of the Great Western Sugar Company quickly became the hub of the agricultural community in which it was built. Materials include financial and administrative records, correspondence, reports, company publications, subject files, newspaper clippings, photographic prints, contact sheets, negatives, slides, audio and...
Dates: 1893-1984; Majority of material found within 1901-1977

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

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Slides (photographs). 8
Videotapes. 7
Colorado. 6
Negatives. 5
Audiocassettes. 4
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Motion pictures (visual works). 3
Artifacts. 2
Fort Collins (Colo.) 2
Newspaper clippings. 2
Oral history. 2
Scrapbooks. 2
4-H clubs -- Colorado. 1
Agriculture, Cooperative. 1
Agriculture. 1
Arapaho National Forest (Colo.) 1
Austria. 1
Big Thompson Canyon (Colo.) 1
Big Thompson River (Colo.) 1
Big Thompson: Profile of a Natural Disaster 1
Blueprints. 1
Bulgaria. 1
College teachers. 1
Colorado -- Politics and government. 1
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) 1
Compact discs. 1
Composers. 1
Composition (Music) 1
Composition teachers (Music) 1
Computer storage devices. 1
Concerts. 1
Congressional records. 1
Croatia. 1
Czechoslovakia. 1
DVD-Video discs. 1
Drawings. 1
Farmers. 1
Floods -- Colorado -- Big Thompson Canyon. 1
Floods -- Colorado -- Big Thompson River. 1
Forest health -- Colorado. 1
France. 1
Hungary. 1
Instream flow -- Colorado. 1
International education. 1
Kansas. 1
Legislators -- United States. 1
Loveland (Colo.) 1
Maps. 1
Minutes. 1
Montana. 1
Music. 1
Nebraska. 1
New Mexico. 1
Newspapers. 1
Oral history -- Colorado. 1
Organ (Musical instrument) 1
Organists. 1
Phonograph records. 1
Pike National Forest (Colo.) 1
Poland. 1
Politicians -- Colorado. 1
Posters. 1
Professor (Musician) 1
Professor -- History. 1
Rhineland (Germany) 1
Rocky Mountains. 1
Romania. 1
Roosevelt National Forest (Colo.) 1
Russian Germans -- Colorado. 1
Russian Germans -- Relocation. 1
Russian Germans. 1
Russian archives. 1
San Isabel National Forest (Colo.) 1
Sheet music. 1
Snow surveys. 1
Snow. 1
South Platte River Watershed (Colo. and Neb.) 1
Soviet Union. 1
Streamflow -- Colorado. 1
Sugar beet industry -- Colorado. 1
Sugar beet industry. 1
Sugar beet. 1
Sugar factories. 1
United States. 1
Universities and colleges. 1
Vienna (Austria) 1
Volga River Region (Russia) 1
Water -- Law and legislation -- Colorado. 1
Water rights -- Colorado. 1
Wyoming. 1
Yugoslavia. 1
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Great Western Sugar Company. 2
American Guild of Organists. 1
American Historical Society of Germans from Russia. 1
American Historical Society of Germans from Russia. Northern Colorado Chapter. 1
Cavarra, Barbara. 1