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Cache la Poudre Oral History Project Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WPOH
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.

Dates: 2002-2004

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

Local Water Resources History Collection

 Collection
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 Fannie Cunningham

 Collection
Identifier: WCUN
Abstract Frances "Fannie" Schelt Cunningham (1872-1967) graduated from Colorado Agricultural College (now Colorado State University) in 1895. Following college, she taught in local public schools until she married Frank Cunningham in 1903. The collection documents her college studies, along with some of her later writing on topics including westward expansion, local pioneers, and the western landscape. Cunningham also photographed landscapes, rivers, canyons, and ditches in northern Colorado,...
Dates: 1892-1965; Majority of material found within 1892-1927

Papers of Gregory J. Hobbs, Jr.

 Collection
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 Louis G. Carpenter

 Collection
Identifier: WLGC
Abstract Louis G. Carpenter (1861-1935), irrigation engineer, was appointed professor and head of engineering and physics at the Colorado Agricultural College in 1888. He became director of the Colorado Experiment Station at that institution in 1899 and remained at the college until 1911. Carpenter initiated the first systematic instruction in irrigation engineering, consulted widely on irrigation and hydraulic construction projects, and was also consulted for his expertise in water law. The...
Dates: 1888-1919; Majority of material found within 1898-1910

Records of Friends of the Poudre

 Collection
Identifier: WFOP
Abstract Friends of the Poudre, like its predecessor Preserve Our Poudre, is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of the Cache la Poudre River and prevention of large dam projects in Poudre Canyon. Preserve Our Poudre (1980-1986) generated local support for designating the upper portion of the Poudre a Wild and Scenic River. Friends of the Poudre formed in 1986 to oppose the Grey Mountain Reservoir project and enhance the Poudre River's recreational, historic, and educational...
Dates: 1965-2003; Majority of material found within 1980-1986

Records of the Cache la Poudre River History and Culture Oral History Project

 Collection
Identifier: MCLP
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...
Dates: 2005-2006

Records of the North Poudre Irrigation Company

 Collection
Identifier: WNPR
Abstract Since 1901, the North Poudre Irrigation Company (NPIC) has supplied water to Northern Colorado's Boxelder Creek Valley farmers and ranchers through its system of canals and reservoirs. Today, the company owns nineteen reservoirs and approximately 200 miles of ditches and laterals. The company's activities and system are documented through a variety of material types including annual reports, stock certificates, financial records, legal documents, engineering reports, correspondence, meeting...
Dates: 1880-2009; Majority of material found within 1901-2005

Records of the Poudre River Trust

 Collection
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

Records of Wright Water Engineers, Inc.

 Collection
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

Water Oral Histories Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WOHC
Abstract

The Water Oral Histories Collection consists of interviews and reminiscences covering the work of some of Colorado's distinguished civil engineers, irrigators, and water leaders. Subjects include Northern Colorado's irrigation history, irrigation engineering and research in Colorado, large water storage projects, groundwater issues, and the personal and professional lives of some of Colorado's water leaders.

Dates: 1986-2022

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Fort Collins (Colo.) 8
Photographs. 8
Audiocassettes. 6
Maps. 5
Water resources development -- Colorado. 5
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Larimer County (Colo.) 4
South Platte River Watershed (Colo. and Neb.) 4
Arkansas River Watershed. 3
Artifacts. 3
Big Thompson River (Colo.) 3
Colorado. 3
Water use -- Colorado. 3
Water-supply -- Colorado. 3
Aerial photographs. 2
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) 2
DVDs. 2
Ditches -- Colorado. 2
Floods -- Colorado -- Big Thompson River. 2
Irrigation -- Colorado. 2
Irrigation engineering -- Colorado. 2
Irrigation engineering. 2
Irrigation engineers. 2
Negatives. 2
Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 2
Oral history. 2
Reservoirs -- Colorado. 2
Rivers -- Colorado -- Recreational use. 2
Videotapes. 2
Water -- Law and legislation. 2
Water resources development. 2
Weld County (Colo.) 2
Agriculture -- Colorado. 1
Air quality. 1
Arkansas River. 1
Big Thompson Canyon (Colo.) 1
Books. 1
Boulder Creek (Boulder County and Weld County, Colo.) 1
Boxelder Valley (Wyo. and Colo.) 1
Cache la Poudre River National Water Heritage Area (Colo.) 1
Cache la Poudre River Watershed (Colo.) 1
Colorado River Water Conservation District (Colo.) 1
Colorado River Watershed (Colo.-Mexico) 1
Compact discs. 1
Dams -- Colorado. 1
Denver Basin. 1
Dolores River Valley (Colo. and Utah) 1
Droughts -- Colorado. 1
Education, Higher -- Colorado -- Fort Collins. 1
Environmentalism -- Colorado. 1
Floods -- Colorado -- Big Thompson Canyon. 1
Flumes. 1
Greeley (Colo.) 1
Groundwater -- Law and legislation -- Colorado. 1
Groundwater. 1
Historic sites -- Colorado. 1
Irrigation canals and flumes -- Colorado. 1
Irrigation pumps. 1
Irrigation water -- Colorado -- Return flow. 1
Irrigation water. 1
Lantern slides. 1
Meteorology -- Observations -- Colorado. 1
Microfilms. 1
Northglenn (Colo.) 1
Ogallala Aquifer. 1
Orchard Mesa Irrigation District. 1
Parshall flumes. 1
Posters. 1
Precipitation (Meteorology) -- Colorado -- Measurement. 1
Rio Grande (Colo.-Mexico and Tex.) 1
Rivers -- Colorado. 1
Saint Vrain Basin (Colo.) 1
San Luis Valley (Colo. and N.M.) 1
San Luis Valley Irrigation District. 1
Scouting (Youth activity) -- United States. 1
Scrapbooks. 1
Snow surveys. 1
Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 1
Standley Lake (Colo.) 1
Stream measurements -- Colorado. 1
Upper Arkansas Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 1
Upper Yampa Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 1
Water -- Law and legislation -- Colorado. 1
Water current meters. 1
Water quality. 1
Water rights -- Colorado. 1
Water-supply. 1
Waterfronts -- Colorado -- Fort Collins. 1
Weirs. 1
Wellington (Colo.) 1
Wells. 1
Windsor (Colo.) 1
Women college graduates. 1
Women teachers. 1
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Colorado Agricultural College. 3
Colorado Agricultural College. Department of Civil and Irrigation Engineering. 2
Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station. 2
Colorado State University. 2
North Poudre Irrigation Company 2
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Water Supply and Storage Company. 2
Wright, Kenneth R. 2
Anderson Ditch Company. 1
Boy Scouts of America. 1
Broderick, Jim 1
Carpenter, L. G. (Louis George), 1861-1935 1
Carpenter, L. G. (Louis George), 1861-1935. 1
Coal Ridge Ditch Company. 1
Code, W. E. (William E.), 1891- 1
Colorado A & M College. 1
Colorado State University. Department of Civil Engineering. 1
Colorado Water Resources Research Institute. 1
Colorado. Department of Natural Resources. 1
Colorado. Supreme Court. 1
Cone, Victor M. 1
Cunningham, Frances Schelt 1
Cunningham, Frances Schelt. 1
Danielson, Jeris. 1
Denver (Colo.). Board of Water Commissioners. 1
Doesken, Nolan J. 1
Eastman Kodak Company. 1
Evans, Harold. 1
Evans, Norman A. 1
Fort Collins (Colo.). Utilities. 1
Friends of the Poudre 1
Friends of the Poudre. 1
George, Russell. 1
Glover, Robert E. (Robert Ellsworth), 1896-1984. 1
Great Western Sugar Company. 1
Hamel, Alan C. 1
Harmon, Dennis. 1
Hobbs, Greg 1
Hobbs, Greg. 1
Johnson, Harvey G. 1
Kuhn, Eric. 1
Left Hand Ditch Company. 1
Longenbaugh, R. A. (Robert A.) 1
Lower Boulder Ditch Company. 1
Luecke, Daniel. 1
Mobley, Terry 1
Moses, Wittemyer, Harrison and Woodruff. 1
Mountain Supply Ditch Company. 1
Ogilvie, James L. 1
Parshall, Maxwell. 1
Parshall, Ralph L. (Ralph Leroy), 1881-1959. 1
Philmont Scout Ranch. 1
Porter, John. 1
Poudre River Trust 1
Poudre River Trust. 1
Preserve Our Poudre. 1
Pueblo Board of Water Works (Colo.) 1
Randall, Owen. 1
Robbins, David W. 1
Rohwer, Carl. 1
Scanga, Ralph. 1
Schmidt, Max. 1
Sharp, Thomas R. 1
Shimmin, Mike. 1
Shoemaker, Jeff 1
Smith, MaryLou M., 1950- 1
Smith, Travis. 1
Spencer, Herb. 1
Strand, Matt 1
Stulp, John. 1
Trout, Thomas J. (Thomas James) 1
United States. Bureau of Irrigation Investigations. 1
United States. Bureau of Reclamation. 1
United States. Department of Agriculture. 1
United States. National Park Service. 1
United States. Soil Conservation Service. Division of Irrigation and Water Conservation. 1
United States. Soil Conservation Service. Division of Irrigation. 1
University of Northern Colorado. Department of History. 1
Wanner, Charles. 1
Ward, Robert C. 1
Wells, Patricia. 1
Welsh, Michael E. 1
Werner, Brian 1
Wilkinson, Eric. 1
Wright Water Engineers 1
Wright Water Engineers. 1
Wright-McLaughlin Engineers. 1
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