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Agricultural economist Robert A. Young (1931-2013) was a professor at Colorado State University (CSU) who offered insightful analysis related to water management and policy. He published extensively about economics as related especially to water issues in Colorado, the western United States, and the world. The collection consists mainly of his research, publications, and presentations.
Robert R. Owen served as president of Great Western Sugar Company (GWS) from 1968 to 1975. He was instrumental in the formation of the cooperative which tried to buy out the company in the mid-1970s. The collection includes personal and working papers, daily desk notes, scrapbooks, numerous publications related to sugar production, photographs, and artifacts from Owen's personal life and his time with GWS.
Roy and Ardyce Johnson owned and operated a family farm near Wiggins, Colorado, between 1960 and 1986. The collection documents the struggles to keep the irrigated farm afloat, including financing with the Federal Land Bank and legal issues related to the use of groundwater. Additionally, the collection covers irrigation systems, the 1980s Farmers' Crisis, and the proposed Narrows Dam. Materials include financial reports, legal documents, letters, maps, and clippings.
Collection contains McNary's diaries, letters, postcards and other materials while in Niger as a Peace Corps volunteer. He self-published the diaries and letters with his spouse Cathy in 2020, titled An African Journal. Some of the letters concern his specimen collecting while in Africa with the Carnegie Museum of Natural History. The collection also contains three 3 1/4' floppy discs related to his book.
Will Hobbs is an award-winning author of books for children and young adults, focusing on outdoor adventures. The collection contains manuscripts and ephemera for four titles, Beardance, Bearstone, Downriver, and River Thunder, as well as ephemera for Beardream.