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Papers of Charles C. Fisk

 Collection
Identifier: WFIS
Abstract After retiring as an engineer, Charles Fisk researched and wrote a book about Denver's water. The materials in the collection mostly relate to the book Fisk was completing at the end of his life, The Metro Denver Water Story: A Memoir. Subjects primarily relate to the history of Denver and its water, including focus on the South Platte River and the Two Forks project. Predominant material types are photocopies, clippings, drafts, and books as well as two...
Dates: 1880-2007; Majority of material found within 1971-2004

Papers of Earl L. Mosley

 Collection
Identifier: WMOS
Abstract Earl L. Mosley (1883-1966) was an engineer and municipal administrator who worked in Colorado Springs from 1921 to 1947 and in Denver from 1947 until shortly before his death. He prepared a typescript, "History of the Denver Water System," while working for the Denver Water Board. The collection includes a copy of that work, a few newspaper clippings about Mr. Mosley and his work, and a digital copy of the typescript on compact disc. ...
Dates: 1960-2011; Majority of material found within 1960-1966

Papers of Hamlet J. "Chips" Barry, III

 Collection
Identifier: WHJB
Abstract Hamlet J. "Chips" Barry, III, served as the manager of Denver Water for nearly twenty years. The documentation of Barry's employment with the Micronesian Legal Services Corporation, the Colorado Department of Natural Resources, law firm Calkins, Kramer, Grimshaw and Harring, and Denver Water is representative but not comprehensive. A 30-year span of his calendars gives a sense of his daily appointments and activities. Additionally, files of his speeches and writings on typical subjects such...
Dates: 1951-2011; Majority of material found within 1973-2010

Papers of James L. Ogilvie

 Collection
Identifier: WJLO
Abstract

James L. Ogilvie (1911-1995) had a long and fruitful career with the United States Bureau of Reclamation in the field of irrigation and water management. He worked successfully on the Colorado-Big Thompson Project and was the Project Manager for the Fryingpan-Arkansas Project in southeast Colorado. The collection contains professional files related to Ogilvie's career as well as desk diaries, which serve as a guide to his daily activities, and photographs.

Dates: 1889-1992; Majority of material found within 1955-1980

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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