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Groundwater Data Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WGDC
Abstract Colorado State University's strength in groundwater research evolved naturally from the state's early residents needing information on irrigated agriculture. The data, maps, charts, drafts, correspondence, photographs, final reports, and reference materials that were produced by or collected for these groundwater studies over the years are what comprise the Groundwater Data Collection. Materials relate to the groundwater studies that CSU researchers conducted primarily in eastern Colorado...
Dates: 1897-2011; Majority of material found within 1940-1981

Howard G. Coopersmith Diamond Geology and Mining Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AHGC
Abstract Howard G. Coopersmith, a geologist and diamond mining expert, was a founder and president of Diamond Company N.L., and an officer/director of several public and private diamond exploration and mining companies before focusing on technical consulting to the industry. The collection consists of reference documents about diamond mining in general as well as materials related specifically to the Kelsey Lake diamond mining project and other diamond projects around the world. Materials include...
Dates: 1959-2017; Majority of material found in 1987-2000

Irrigation Research Papers

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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

Ival V. Goslin Water Resources Collection

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Identifier: WIVG
Abstract For over 50 years, Ival V. Goslin (1911-1991) worked in water resources. This collection contains records from throughout his career. The bulk of the collection contains records from the Colorado Water Resources and Power Development Authority where Goslin served as the first Executive Director and later as a consultant. The Authority (est. 1981) has conducted water project feasibility studies and created and implemented financing programs for water and wastewater infrastructures. The...
Dates: 1907-2004; Majority of material found within 1960-1991

Larimer County District Court Map Collection

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Identifier: WLCC
Abstract The Larimer County District Court Map Collection (1884-1953) contains maps of water-related structures used to establish water rights and settle water disputes in district courts. The maps provide information regarding water adjudication and water litigation in the first half of the twentieth century. The information on some of the more comprehensive maps offer details about the physical description, capacity and water source of large canals, ditches, reservoirs and wells. Collectively they...
Dates: 1884-1953

Local Water Resources History Collection

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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 Arthur L. Littleworth

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Identifier: WLIT
Abstract California lawyer Arthur L. Littleworth (1923-2021) served as Special Master on the Kansas v. Colorado Supreme Court case from 1987 until its conclusion in 2009. The case was tried in four parts, and Littleworth wrote five reports during the course of the case. This collection documents the case in its entirety, through trial transcripts, exhibits, and pleadings, as well as correspondence, financial papers, trial notes, report drafts, final reports, and...
Dates: 1906-2009; Majority of material found within 1985-2009

Papers of Daryl B. Simons

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Identifier: WDBS
Abstract Daryl B. Simons was an internationally recognized expert in the fields of hydraulics, hydrology, geomorphology, river mechanics, sediment transport and hydraulic modeling. His innovative teaching and research while professor of civil engineering at Colorado State University (CSU) and his supervision of hundreds of water-related projects around the world contributed to this international reputation. Materials in the collection relate to many of the organizations Simons worked for, including...
Dates: 1868-2005; Majority of material found within 1950-1990

Papers of Delph E. Carpenter and Family

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Identifier: WDEC
Abstract The "Father of Interstate River Compacts," Delph E. Carpenter (1877-1951) served the state of Colorado as a lawyer, state senator, and river commissioner. He wrote, negotiated, and promoted the Colorado River Compact, among others, following his service as lead counsel in the Wyoming vs. Colorado suit. The collection documents these and other professional activities (including cattle breeding), as well as Carpenter's personal life and family....
Dates: 1827-1992; Majority of material found within 1870-1951

Papers of Frank Milenski

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Identifier: WFMP
Abstract Francis ("Frank") Raymond Milenski (1913-1998) was a farmer and irrigator in Colorado's Arkansas River Valley. He served on the Colorado Water Conservation Board from 1959 to 1966 and was on the board of directors of both the Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District and the Catlin Canal Company for several decades. The collection includes documents related to Milenski's involvement in these organizations. Also included are documents pertaining to court cases, water law, agricultural...
Dates: 1890-2003; Majority of material found within 1970-1998

Papers of Ivan D. Wood

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Identifier: WIDW
Abstract Ivan Daley Wood (1888-1978) was a distinguished agricultural engineer whose work focused on the many aspects of irrigation, including soil, water application, and conservation. He was employed in both state and federal capacities for over forty years, and held an industry position for another nine years. The collection documents irrigation practices and projects, particularly in the western United States, through the work and writings of Wood and his colleagues, as well as Wood's personal...
Dates: 1907-1973; Majority of material found within 1940-1970

Papers of James L. Ogilvie

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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

Papers of John R. Fetcher

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Identifier: WJRF
Abstract John R. Fetcher (1912-2009) was instrumental in the creation of several of Colorado's recreational areas through his involvement in the construction of large water projects. Fetcher helped found the Upper Yampa Water Conservancy District and only retired shortly before his death. The collection largely relates to the construction of Steamboat Lake located in Routt County, Colorado. The collection includes reports, maps, blueprints, notes, and a brochure. Also included in the collection are...
Dates: 1960-1966 and 2009

Papers of Marvin D. Hoover

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Identifier: WMDH
Abstract

Marvin D. Hoover served as a hydrological researcher in Colorado for several decades, beginning in 1953. These papers illuminate his work concerning the water supply of Colorado Springs and his later involvement as an environmental consultant on water-storage issues for Fort Collins. Document types include correspondence, reports, notes, clippings, streamflow data, and two maps.

Dates: 1957-1975

Papers of Ray Nixon

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Identifier: WNIX
Abstract Civil engineer Ray Nixon (1906-2001) served as head of several municipal water utilities in southeastern Colorado. Best known as the longtime director of Colorado Springs Department of Utilities, he played an instrumental role in large water infrastructure projects in southern Colorado such as the Homestake Reservoir and the Fryingpan-Arkansas Project. The collection documents Nixon's work for the cities of Trinidad, Colorado Springs, and Security, his time on the board of the Southeastern...
Dates: 1893-2001; Majority of material found within 1948-1995

Papers of Robert A. Longenbaugh

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Identifier: WRAL
Abstract Robert A. Longenbaugh (1935-2020) made numerous contributions to groundwater research, education, and legislation. The collection documents Longenbaugh's career working on Colorado groundwater issues as a Colorado State University engineering professor, assistant state engineer, and consultant, as well as his continued activities during retirement. Main subjects documented include groundwater resources, modeling, recharge, law, education, wells, and irrigation pump efficiency, as well as...
Dates: 1935-2020; Majority of material found in 1960-2020

Papers of Robert E. Glover

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Identifier: WREG
Abstract A civil engineer with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, the U.S. Geological Survey, and Colorado State University, Robert Glover (1896-1984) conducted significant research on concrete cooling, dam construction, groundwater flow, and more. The focus of the collection is on the extensive work he did on these subjects. A smaller portion of the collection reflects Glover's personal life in terms of family activities and hobbies, including birding, photography, and environmentalism. Predominant...
Dates: 1896-2000; Majority of material found within 1922-1984

Papers of Ronald K. Blatchley

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Identifier: WRKB
Abstract Ronald K. Blatchley (b. 1929) was a water consultant in Colorado from the early 1960s into the 2000s. He worked at two firms, Tipton and Kalmbach, and W. W. Wheeler and Associates, before starting his own consulting firms Blatchley Associates, North Fork Associates, and Mountain Mutual Reservoir Company. Consisting mainly of reports from his firms, the collection includes augmentation plans, water rights evaluations, and groundwater studies. Blatchley's clients were mostly located in the...
Dates: 1938, 1963-2007; Majority of material found within 1974-1995

Papers of Whitney M. Borland

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Identifier: WWMB
Abstract As a civil engineer with a long and distinguished career, Whitney McNair Borland (1905-2001) focused his research on sedimentation, hydraulics, avalanches and other aspects of hydrology. He was employed by the United States Bureau of Reclamation for over forty years, spending some of that time conducting model sedimentation studies in Fort Collins, working in the Colorado State University engineering lab designed by Ralph Parshall. The collection consists of documents either collected or...
Dates: 1828-1997; Majority of material found within 1930-1979

Records of GASP

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Identifier: WGAS
Abstract The Groundwater Appropriators of the South Platte River Basin, Inc. (GASP) was a non-profit well-augmentation company, the first organization of its kind in Colorado. Founded in 1972, its purpose was to offset depletions to the South Platte River caused by pumping of the South Platte valley-fill aquifer. At its peak, GASP served more than 3,000 wells in northeastern Colorado. As state regulation of this activity was modified, the company ceased operations in 2003 and sold the last of its...
Dates: 1912-2007; Majority of material found within 1970-2007

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Photographs. 25
Water-supply -- Colorado. 14
Colorado. 10
Negatives. 10
South Platte River Watershed (Colo. and Neb.) 9
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Water resources development -- Colorado. 9
Ditches -- Colorado. 8
Irrigation -- Colorado. 8
Reservoirs -- Colorado. 8
Water resources development. 8
Arkansas River Watershed. 7
Artifacts. 7
Slides (photographs). 7
Arkansas River. 6
Audiocassettes. 5
Cache la Poudre River (Colo.) 5
Irrigation engineering. 5
Larimer County (Colo.) 5
Scrapbooks. 5
Videotapes. 5
Wells -- Colorado. 5
Aerial photographs. 4
Big Thompson River (Colo.) 4
Charts (graphic documents). 4
Dams -- Colorado. 4
Groundwater -- Colorado. 4
San Luis Valley (Colo. and N.M.) 4
Water rights -- Colorado. 4
Weld County (Colo.) 4
Books. 3
Colorado -- Water rights. 3
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) 3
DVDs. 3
Diaries. 3
Fort Collins (Colo.) 3
Groundwater. 3
Hydrology. 3
Kansas. 3
Nebraska. 3
Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 3
Cache la Poudre River Watershed (Colo.) 2
California. 2
Floods -- Colorado -- Big Thompson River. 2
Fryingpan River (Colo.) 2
Fryingpan River Watershed (Colo.) 2
Hydraulics. 2
Interstate agreements -- Arkansas River. 2
Irrigation canals and flumes -- Colorado. 2
Kansas -- Water rights. 2
Microfilms. 2
Motion pictures (visual works). 2
Platte River (Neb.) 2
Posters. 2
Rio Grande (Colo.-Mexico and Tex.) 2
Sediment transport. 2
Sedimentation and deposition. 2
Water use -- Colorado. 2
Water-supply. 2
Watersheds -- Colorado. 2
Wyoming. 2
Arapaho National Forest (Colo.) 1
Arizona. 1
Artificial groundwater recharge -- Colorado. 1
Artificial groundwater recharge. 1
Audiotapes. 1
Avalanches. 1
Bangladesh. 1
Bent County (Colo.) 1
Berthoud (Colo.) 1
Big Thompson Canyon (Colo.) 1
Blue River Watershed (Colo.) 1
Blueprints. 1
Boxelder Valley (Wyo. and Colo.) 1
Cache la Poudre River National Water Heritage Area (Colo.) 1
Catlin Canal (Colo.) 1
Center (Colo.) 1
Cherry Creek Reservoir Watershed (Colo.) 1
Clear Creek Watershed (Clear Creek County, Colo.) 1
Colorado River Watershed (Colo.-Mexico) 1
Colorado Springs (Colo.) 1
Computer disks. 1
Concrete. 1
Costilla County (Colo.) 1
Dam failures -- Colorado -- Roaring River Valley. 1
Dams. 1
Denver (Colo.) 1
Diamond mines and mining. 1
Dolores River (Colo. and Utah) 1
Evapotranspiration. 1
Floods -- Colorado -- Big Thompson Canyon. 1
Floods -- Colorado -- Roaring River Valley. 1
Flumes. 1
Forest health -- Colorado. 1
Fraser River Watershed (Colo.) 1
Frontier and pioneer life. 1
Geomorphology. 1
Greeley (Colo.) 1
Groundwater -- Law and legislation 1
Groundwater flow. 1
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United States. Bureau of Reclamation. 4
Colorado State University. 3
Code, W. E. (William E.), 1891- 2
Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station. 2
Colorado State University. College of Engineering. 2
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Colorado State University. Department of Civil Engineering 2
Fryingpan-Arkansas Project (U.S.) 2
Geological Survey (U.S.) 2
Longenbaugh, R. A. (Robert A.) 2
United States. Supreme Court. 2
Water Supply and Storage Company. 2
Arkansas Valley Sugar Beet and Irrigated Land Company 1
Arkansas Valley Sugar Beet and Irrigated Land Company. 1
Bittinger, Morton W. 1
Blatchley Associates. 1
Blatchley, Ronald K. 1
Borland, Whitney McNair 1
Borland, Whitney McNair. 1
Carpenter family. 1
Carpenter, Delph 1
Carpenter, Delph. 1
Carpenter, Donald A. 1
Carpenter, Leroy S., 1843-1927. 1
Chavez-Ramirez, Felipe, 1965- 1
Colorado A & M College. 1
Colorado Agricultural College. 1
Colorado Agricultural College. Department of Civil and Irrigation Engineering. 1
Colorado River Commission. 1
Colorado Springs (Colo.). Department of Public Utilities. 1
Colorado State University. College of Engineering 1
Colorado State University. Engineering Research Center. 1
Colorado Water Conservation Board. 1
Colorado Water Resources and Power Development Authority. 1
Colorado. Attorney-General's Office 1
Colorado. Attorney-General's Office. 1
Colorado. General Assembly. 1
Colorado. Office of the State Engineer. 1
Cone, Victor M. 1
Consolidated Home Supply Ditch and Reservoir Company 1
Consolidated Home Supply Ditch and Reservoir Company. 1
Coopersmith, Howard G. 1
Currier, Paul J. 1
Denver (Colo.). Board of Water Commissioners. 1
Draper, John B. 1
Duke, Harold R. (Harold Ray), 1940- 1
Eastman Kodak Company. 1
Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States. 1
Farmers Irrigating Ditch and Reservoir Company. 1
Farmers Union Ditch Company. 1
Farmers Union Irrigation Company. 1
Fetcher, John R. 1
Fountain Valley Authority (Colo.) 1
Glover, Robert E. (Robert Ellsworth), 1896- 1
Glover, Robert E. (Robert Ellsworth), 1896-1984 1
Glover, Robert E. (Robert Ellsworth), 1896-1984. 1
Goslin, Ival V. 1
Great Western Sugar Company. 1
Greeley-Poudre Irrigation District. 1
Groundwater Appropriators of the South Platte River Basin, Inc. (GASP) 1
Hogarty family. 1
Hogarty, Michael J. 1
Home Supply Ditch Company. 1
Home Supply Reservoir Company. 1
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964. 1
Hoover, Marvin D. 1
Iliff and Platte Valley Ditch Company 1
Iliff and Platte Valley Ditch Company. 1
Krech, Alvin W. 1
Larimer County District Court 1
Larimer County District Court. 1
Littleworth, Arthur L., 1923- 1
Milenski, Frank 1
Milenski, Frank. 1
Montezuma Valley Irrigation Company 1
Montezuma Valley Irrigation Company. 1
Montezuma Valley Irrigation District. 1
Moses, Wittemyer, Harrison and Woodruff. 1
Mountain Mutual Reservoir Company. 1
Mountain Supply Ditch Company. 1
Nixon, Raymond D. 1
North Fork Associates. 1
North Poudre Irrigation Company 1
Ogilvie, James L. 1
Pa Mong Project. 1
Parshall, Ralph L. (Ralph Leroy), 1881-1959. 1
Partridge, W. S. 1
Platte River Whooping Crane Critical Habitat Maintenance Trust (Organization) 1
Poudre River Trust 1
Poudre River Trust. 1
Proctor Water Company. 1
Public Employees' Retirement Association (Colorado) 1
Reorganized Farmers Ditch Company 1
Reorganized Farmers Ditch Company. 1
Robbins, David W. 1
Rohwer, Carl. 1
San Luis Valley Irrigation District 1
San Luis Valley Irrigation District. 1
Simons & Associates. 1
Simons, Daryl B. 1
Simons, Li and Associates. 1
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