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Federal Land Bank of Wichita Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WFLB
Abstract

The Federal Land Bank of Wichita was created, along with twelve other banks, by the United States government to provide long-term credit to farmers by the Federal Farm Loan Act of 1916 in response to the unique credit needs of farmers. The collection contains reports and maps relating to ditches, streams, and underground water in Colorado, New Mexico, Kansas, and Nebraska, as well as similar reports from the Land Bank of Berkeley regarding Utah and Wyoming.

Dates: 1907-1989; Majority of material found within 1942-1980

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

Irrigation Research Papers

 Collection
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

Papers of A. I. Johnson

 Collection
Identifier: WAIJ
Abstract Arnold Ivan Johnson (1919-2011) was a hydrologist who worked for the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) for over 30 years researching soil mechanics and water-related issues. A member of many professional organizations and over 50 committees and symposia, he served as First Vice President of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS) from 1975 to 1979 and received the Meritorious Service Award from the U.S. Department of the Interior. The collection primarily contains...
Dates: 1948-2000; Majority of material found within 1960-1997

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 Hal D. Simpson

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Identifier: WHDS
Abstract Hal D. Simpson (b. 1945) worked in the Colorado Division of Water Resources (DWR) for 34 years, serving as State Engineer from 1992 to 2007. This collection includes materials from Simpson’s time with the Division of Water Resources; meeting agendas, notes, and other materials from his time on the Western States Water Council, particularly from his time as Council Chairman from 2004 to 2006; papers and presentations authored by Simpson; his calendars; and reference materials, comprised...
Dates: 1941-2007; Majority of material found in 1970-2007

Papers of Michael Wireman

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Identifier: WWIR
Abstract

Michael Wireman, a retired hydrogeologist, focused on groundwater science, development, and management. He worked at Leonard Rice Consulting Water Engineers from 1981 to 1986 and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region VIII, from 1987 to 2014. The collection consists of reports and memoranda from when Wireman worked at Leonard Rice Consulting Water Engineers. Most reports are about groundwater in Colorado and others cover locations in Arizona, South Dakota, and Wyoming.

Dates: 1981-1986

Papers of Morris M. Skinner

 Collection
Identifier: WMMS
Abstract Morris M. Skinner worked as a professor of civil engineering at Colorado State University (CSU) for more than four decades. He focused both his teaching and research on hydraulics. More specifically, his research focused on groundwater recharge, use of bentonite to reduce seepage, cavitation studies, hydraulic modeling, and use of infrared imagery for hydraulic and hydrologic studies, all of which are reflected in this collection. In addition to his publications and research are numerous...
Dates: 1925-2000; Majority of material found within 1960-1996

Papers of Morton W. Bittinger

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Identifier: WMWB
Abstract Morton W. Bittinger was assistant professor and associate professor in Civil Engineering at Colorado State University from 1957 to 1967 where he was in charge of groundwater research. He made important contributions to the science of groundwater hydrology, becoming one of the first in the field to apply modern computer technology to the solution of groundwater problems. The Bittinger collection consists of articles and presentations authored or co-authored by Morton W. Bittinger and copies...
Dates: 1951-1982; Majority of material found within 1960-1967

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 Roy C. and Ardyce L. Johnson

 Collection
Identifier: WRAJ
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1960-2015; Majority of material found in 1974-1986

Records of GASP

 Collection
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

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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Groundwater. 7
Maps. 7
Photographs. 7
South Platte River Watershed (Colo. and Neb.) 7
Groundwater -- Colorado. 6
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Arkansas River Watershed. 4
Colorado. 4
Slides (photographs). 4
Wells -- Colorado. 4
Artificial groundwater recharge. 3
Cache la Poudre River (Colo.) 3
Negatives. 3
Wyoming. 3
Charts (graphic documents). 2
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) 2
Hydrology. 2
Irrigation farming. 2
Irrigation. 2
Kansas. 2
Ogallala Aquifer. 2
San Luis Valley (Colo. and N.M.) 2
Videotapes. 2
Water resources development. 2
Water-supply -- Colorado. 2
Aerial photogrammetry. 1
Aerial photographs. 1
Agricultural credit. 1
Arizona. 1
Arkansas River. 1
Artifacts. 1
Artificial groundwater recharge -- Colorado. 1
Audiocassettes. 1
Bentonite. 1
Big Thompson River (Colo.) 1
Boulder Creek (Boulder County and Weld County, Colo.) 1
Cavitation. 1
Colorado -- Water rights. 1
Colorado River Water Conservation District (Colo.) 1
Colorado River Watershed (Colo.-Mexico) 1
Computer disks. 1
Concrete. 1
Dams. 1
Denver (Colo.) 1
Denver Basin. 1
Diaries. 1
Dolores River Valley (Colo. and Utah) 1
Evapotranspiration. 1
Farm life -- Colorado. 1
Federal land banks. 1
Flumes. 1
Fort Collins (Colo.) 1
Groundwater -- Law and legislation 1
Groundwater -- Law and legislation -- Colorado. 1
Groundwater flow. 1
High Plains (U.S.) 1
Hydraulic engineering. 1
Hydrology -- Research. 1
Interstate agreements -- Arkansas River. 1
Interstate agreements. 1
Irrigation engineering -- Colorado. 1
Irrigation engineering. 1
Irrigation engineers. 1
Irrigation pumps -- Colorado. 1
Irrigation pumps. 1
Irrigation water. 1
Kansas -- Water rights. 1
Larimer County (Colo.) 1
Mathematics. 1
Microfilms. 1
Mississippi River. 1
Morgan County (Colo.) 1
Motion pictures (visual works). 1
Nebraska. 1
New Mexico. 1
Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 1
Orchard Mesa Irrigation District. 1
Parshall flumes. 1
Remote sensing. 1
Reservoirs. 1
Rio Grande (Colo.-Mexico and Tex.) 1
Saint Vrain Basin (Colo.) 1
San Luis Valley Irrigation District. 1
Snow surveys. 1
Soil mechanics. 1
South Dakota. 1
Upper Arkansas Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 1
Upper Yampa Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 1
Utah. 1
Water -- Law and legislation -- Colorado. 1
Water current meters. 1
Water levels -- Colorado. 1
Water resources development -- Colorado. 1
Water rights -- Colorado. 1
Water transfer -- Colorado. 1
Water-supply. 1
Weirs. 1
Wells. 1
West (U.S.) 1
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Names
Longenbaugh, R. A. (Robert A.) 3
Bittinger, Morton W. 2
Code, W. E. (William E.), 1891- 2
Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station. 2
Colorado State University. 2
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Colorado State University. Department of Civil Engineering. 2
Geological Survey (U.S.) 2
Glover, Robert E. (Robert Ellsworth), 1896-1984. 2
Robbins, David W. 2
Skinner, Morris M. 2
United States. Bureau of Reclamation. 2
Anderson Ditch Company. 1
Blatchley Associates. 1
Blatchley, Ronald K. 1
Broderick, Jim 1
Coal Ridge Ditch Company. 1
Colorado A & M College. 1
Colorado Agricultural College. 1
Colorado Agricultural College. Department of Civil and Irrigation Engineering. 1
Colorado State University. College of Engineering 1
Colorado State University. College of Engineering. 1
Colorado State University. Department of Civil Engineering 1
Colorado Water Resources Research Institute. 1
Colorado. Department of Natural Resources. 1
Colorado. Office of the State Engineer. 1
Cone, Victor M. 1
Danielson, Jeris. 1
Denver (Colo.). Board of Water Commissioners. 1
Doesken, Nolan J. 1
Draper, John B. 1
Duke, Harold R. (Harold Ray), 1940- 1
Evans, Harold. 1
Evans, Norman A. 1
Federal Land Bank of Berkeley. 1
Federal Land Bank of Wichita 1
Federal Land Bank of Wichita. 1
Fort Collins (Colo.). Utilities. 1
George, Russell. 1
Glover, Robert E. (Robert Ellsworth), 1896- 1
Glover, Robert E. (Robert Ellsworth), 1896-1984 1
Groundwater Appropriators of the South Platte River Basin, Inc. (GASP) 1
Hamel, Alan C. 1
Harmon, Dennis. 1
Johnson, A. I. (Arnold Ivan), 1919- 1
Johnson, Ardyce L. 1
Johnson, Harvey G. 1
Kuhn, Eric. 1
Left Hand Ditch Company. 1
Leonard Rice Consulting Water Engineers (Denver, Colo.) 1
Littleworth, Arthur L., 1923- 1
Lower Boulder Ditch Company. 1
Luecke, Daniel. 1
Mobley, Terry 1
Mountain Mutual Reservoir Company. 1
North Fork Associates. 1
Ogilvie, James L. 1
Parshall, Maxwell. 1
Parshall, Ralph L. (Ralph Leroy), 1881-1959. 1
Porter, John. 1
Pueblo Board of Water Works (Colo.) 1
Randall, Owen. 1
Rohwer, Carl. 1
Scanga, Ralph. 1
Schmidt, Max. 1
Sharp, Thomas R. 1
Shimmin, Mike. 1
Shoemaker, Jeff 1
Simpson, Hal D. 1
Smith, MaryLou M., 1950- 1
Smith, Travis. 1
Spencer, Herb. 1
Stulp, John. 1
Sunada, Daniel K. 1
Trout, Thomas J. (Thomas James) 1
United States. Bureau of Irrigation Investigations. 1
United States. Department of Agriculture. 1
United States. Soil Conservation Service. Division of Irrigation and Water Conservation. 1
United States. Soil Conservation Service. Division of Irrigation. 1
United States. Supreme Court. 1
Ward, Robert C. 1
Water Supply and Storage Company. 1
Wells, Patricia. 1
Werner, Brian 1
Western States Water Council 1
Wilkinson, Eric. 1
Wireman, Michael 1
Wireman, Michael. 1
Wright, Kenneth R. 1
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