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Cache la Poudre Oral History Project 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. A portion of the collection is digitized and ...
Dates: 2002-2004

Irrigation Photograph 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. A portion of the...
Dates: 1889-1933; Majority of material found within 1898-1909

Irrigation Research Papers

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 Colorado and Regional History Collection

Identifier: MLHM

The Local Colorado and Regional History Collection is a collection of local and Colorado history documents, photographs, aerial photographs, and maps as well as a small amount of material that does not relate to Colorado. The collection was acquired over time and includes student class papers as well as papers written by local historians, correspondence, and reports. Subjects primarily include Fort Collins and Northern Colorado history, and irrigation and agricultural history of Colorado.

Dates: 1834-2021; Majority of material found within 1945-1955

Oral History Tapes

Identifier: UOHT
Abstract Dr. James E. Hansen and several assistants created this collection of oral histories primarily to gather information for four books and a paper about Colorado State University (CSU) history: Democracy's College in the Centennial State: a History of Colorado State University (1977), "Charles A. Lory and the Challenges of Colorado's Semi-Arid Frontier" (1980), Chiron's Time: a History of the College of Veterinary Medicine and...
Dates: 1972-2005

Papers of Anthony A. Frank

Identifier: UAAF

The Papers of Anthony A. Frank was transferred from the office of Anthony A. Frank (Tony Frank), President of Colorado State University. Subjects include Colorado State University, CSU Commitment to Colorado, 2014 Lininger Scholarship to Jason Sydoriak, and the fall 2014 Presidential Address and Gala. Document types include reports, notes, press releases, newspaper articles, and clippings, as well as a DVD.

Dates: 2008-2014

Papers of Fannie Cunningham

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 Glen D. Schlueter

Identifier: WSCH

Glen D. Schlueter is a retired stormwater engineer who worked for the City of Fort Collins (Colorado) Stormwater Utility for 28 years. He participated in the Stormwater Utility's response to the July 28, 1997, Spring Creek flood event and its aftermath. The collection contains materials collected by Schlueter related to the flood. Materials include newspaper articles, newsletters, technical documents, reports, phone records of emergency calls, VHS tapes, and a DVD.

Dates: 1991-2010; Majority of material found within 1997-1998

Papers of Harry Rosenberg

Identifier: UHAR
Abstract Dr. Harry Rosenberg (1923-2010) was a professor of history at Colorado State University from 1959 until his retirement in 2004. During his tenure he served as chairman of the newly developed Department of History from 1965 to 1975. In addition, Rosenberg served on the Faculty Council for forty years, including two terms as chairman. Rosenberg also contributed to the creation of the annual campus lecture series of the American West Program. Rosenberg's scholarship centered on classical and...
Dates: 1944-2011; 1969-1987

Papers of Harvey Johnson

Identifier: WHGJ
Abstract Having spent over 45 years of his life as a farmer in Fort Collins, Colorado, Harvey Johnson (1895-1991) understood the value of water. He served on numerous water boards, most significantly the Water Supply and Storage Company Board, of which he became a member in 1936 and served for 54 years. He was asked to serve on the Fort Collins City Council and served two terms as mayor in the 1960s. Johnson was instrumental in preparing the city to store water for future growth. This collection...
Dates: 1907-1989; Majority of material found within 1970-1989

Papers of Kenneth W. Rock

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 Larry Edward Penley

Identifier: ULEP

Larry Penley was president of Colorado State University from 2003 to 2008. This collection documents some of the writings, decisions, and studies during his tenure. The collection contains Penley's correspondence, speech transcripts, Alcohol Task Force documents, reports, and university publications.

Dates: 2002-2008

Papers of L.H. Stimmel

Identifier: ULHS

Lester Hendren (L.H.) Stimmel (1904-1972) was a professor of English at Colorado A & M, later renamed Colorado State University, from 1928 until his retirement in 1968. He specialized in nineteenth century American literature and was known for his high standards for usage and grammar in composition. Stimmel's papers consist of personal writings, including poetry and plays. Teaching materials are also included in the collection.

Dates: 1954, 1963

Papers of Louis G. Carpenter

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

Papers of Robert N. Cavarra

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

Records of Friends of the Poudre

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 Phi Beta Kappa, Delta of Colorado Chapter

Identifier: UPBK
Abstract Founded on December 15, 1776, Phi Beta Kappa is the nation's oldest undergraduate honor society, and following its motto "the love of learning is the guide of life," the society embraces learning through the liberal arts and sciences. Phi Beta Kappa, Delta of Colorado Chapter was initiated November 15, 1973, at Colorado State University. The collection documents Delta of Colorado's history and activities. Materials include by-laws, annual reports, meeting agendas and minutes, directories and...
Dates: 1968-2008

Records of Phi Kappa Phi

Identifier: UPKP
Abstract The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi was established in 1897 to recognize and encourage superior scholarship without restriction as to area of study and to promote the "unity and democracy of education ". It is the oldest all-discipline honor society and third academic society in the United States for academic excellence. The charter of the Phi Kappa Phi chapter at Colorado Agricultural College (CAC) was signed on May 5, 1927. The founding members included President Charles M. Lory, Viginia...
Dates: 1927-2006; Majority of material found in 1980-1987

Records of Project Promise

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 Cache la Poudre River History and Culture Oral History Project

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

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American Guild of Organists. 1
American Historical Society of Germans from Russia. 1
American Historical Society of Germans from Russia. Northern Colorado Chapter. 1
Anderson, Brett. 1
Carpenter, L. G. (Louis George), 1861-1935 1
Cavarra, Barbara. 1
Cavarra, Robert 1
Cavarra, Robert. 1
Code, W. E. (William E.), 1891- 1
Colorado A & M College. 1
Colorado Agricultural and Mechanical College. 1
Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. 1
Colorado State University. College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences 1
Colorado State University. Cooperative Extension Service. 1
Colorado State University. Department of History 1
Colorado State University. Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance. 1
Colorado State University. Faculty Council 1
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Colorado State University. Germans from Russia in Colorado Study Project. 1
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Colorado State University. Libraries 1
Colorado State University. Lory Student Center 1
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Colorado State University. School of Education. 1
Cone, Victor M. 1
Cunningham, Frances Schelt 1
Cunningham, Frances Schelt. 1
Finnegan, Terrence J. 1
Finnegan, Terrence J., 1952- 1
Fort Collins (Colo.). Utilities. 1
Fort Lewis College. 1
Frank, Anthony A. 1
Friends of the Poudre 1
Friends of the Poudre. 1
Great Western Sugar Company. 1
Haglund, Becky 1
Hansen, James E., 1938- 1
Heitman, Sidney. 1
International Society of Organbuilders. 1
Johnson, Harvey G. 1
Mountain Supply Ditch Company. 1
Parshall, Ralph L. (Ralph Leroy), 1881-1959. 1
Payne, J. E. (James Edward) 1
Penley, Larry E. 1
Phi Beta Kappa. 1
Phi Beta Kappa. Delta of Colorado (Colorado State University) 1
Phi Kappa Phi. 1
Poudre River Trust 1
Poudre River Trust. 1
Preserve Our Poudre. 1
Rock, Kenneth W. 1
Rohwer, Carl. 1
Rosenberg, Harry 1
Rosenberg, Harry. 1
Schlueter, Glen D. 1
Stannard, Jay D. 1
Stimmel, L.H. 1
Strand, Matt 1
Sydoriak, Jason. 1
United States. Bureau of Irrigation Investigations. 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
Water Supply and Storage Company. 1
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