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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 Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WIPC
Abstract

The Irrigation Photograph Collection contains lantern slides and glass plate negatives related primarily to irrigation and agricultural subjects in Colorado and around the world. Colorado locations include the Colorado Agricultural College campus, Long's Peak, the San Luis Valley, and the Eastern Plains. Other countries significantly represented through irrigation or cultural sites include Egypt, Algeria, France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, the Netherlands, and Mexico.

Dates: 1889-1933; Majority of material found within 1898-1909

Papers of Daniel W. Working

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Identifier: ADWW
Abstract Daniel Webster Working (1862-1944) served as a Colorado State Grange master and lecturer during the 1890s and early 1900s. He wrote numerous articles and speeches concerning agriculture and Grange history and created a large file of research notes utilized by Alvin T. Steinel in writing the History of Agriculture in Colorado (1926). The majority of the collection is comprised of correspondence and research notes gathered by Working for the ...
Dates: 1852-1937; Majority of material found within 1919-1925

Papers of Jim Svedman

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Identifier: ASFF
Abstract Martin Svedman was the first of the Svedman family to farm in Colorado. He arrived in Colorado in 1880, and in 1883 homesteaded land near what would become Windsor, Colorado. Over the years, he devoted portions of his land to both crops and livestock. His son Clarence Martin Svedman, born in 1906, took over management of the Svedman lands following his father's death in 1923. Clarence Svedman and his son Clarence James (Jim) Svedman, worked the land jointly until the elder Svedman's death in...
Dates: 1898-2000; Majority of material found within 1950s-1970s

Papers of Lloyd Kontny

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Identifier: APLK
Abstract Lloyd Kontny, dryland farmer and agricultural businessman in Colorado and Kansas, helped create the Colorado Wheat Administrative Committee. He spearheaded initiatives to streamline grain transportation and regulatory controls, improve grain strains, promote new studies of farming techniques, and expand American wheat sales to the world marketplace. This collection contains personal, county board, and federal government documents regarding private business and USDA Agricultural Stabilization...
Dates: 1956-1971

Records of the Colorado State Grange

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Identifier: ACSG
Abstract The Colorado State Grange was established in the Colorado Territory in 1874 to give support and encouragement to rural and agricultural communities. This fraternal society remains active in supporting communities through education, emergency relief, and legislative activism. The collection contains financial ledgers, meeting minutes, scrapbooks, issues of the organization's newspaper Colorado Granger, correspondence and other material related to the Colorado...
Dates: 1873-1985; Majority of material found within 1917-1974

Records of the Denver Agricultural and Livestock Club

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Identifier: ADAL
Abstract Founded in 1946, the Denver Agricultural and Livestock Club actively fosters agricultural programs such as the 4-H Club, Future Farmers of America, the National Western Stock Show, scholarships, and local agricultural events. The objective of the Club is to foster closer relationships and acquaintances among individuals living in and around Denver interested in the field of agriculture and to promote agricultural and livestock projects. Collection materials include minutes, correspondence,...
Dates: 1946-1979; Majority of material found within 1969-1978

Records of the Gilpin-Jefferson Livestock Association

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Identifier: AGJL
Abstract

The Gilpin-Jefferson Livestock Association, formally established in 1920, was created as part of the national organization and as an affiliate of the Colorado Cattlemen's Association, in order to represent local members in government and educate people about the cattle industry. The collection includes by-laws, minutes, legal and financial documents, correspondence, membership lists, printed material, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1919-2003 (1 record carton, 1 oversize folder); Majority of material found within 1960-1979

Records of the National Agri-Marketing Association, Rocky Mountain Chapter

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Identifier: ANAM
Abstract The mission of the National Agri-Marketing Association is to connect those who work in agriculture with other professionals who work in marketing, advertising, public relations, and the media. It is NAMA's hope that these interactions will provide those who work in agriculture an opportunity to hear and share new ideas, network with colleagues and customers, and gain exposure and recognition in order to advance in their profession. This collection consists of the files, photos, membership...
Dates: 1967-1978

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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