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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 Morton W. Bittinger

 Collection
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 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

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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Arkansas River Watershed. 3
Groundwater. 3
South Platte River Watershed (Colo. and Neb.) 3
Cache la Poudre River (Colo.) 2
Colorado. 2
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Groundwater -- Colorado. 2
Irrigation farming. 2
Irrigation. 2
Maps. 2
Negatives. 2
Photographs. 2
San Luis Valley (Colo. and N.M.) 2
Agricultural credit. 1
Artificial groundwater recharge -- Colorado. 1
Audiocassettes. 1
Big Thompson River (Colo.) 1
Boulder Creek (Boulder County and Weld County, Colo.) 1
Charts (graphic documents). 1
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) 1
Colorado River Water Conservation District (Colo.) 1
Colorado River Watershed (Colo.-Mexico) 1
Denver Basin. 1
Dolores River Valley (Colo. and Utah) 1
Farm life -- Colorado. 1
Federal land banks. 1
Flumes. 1
Fort Collins (Colo.) 1
Groundwater -- Law and legislation -- Colorado. 1
High Plains (U.S.) 1
Hydrology -- Research. 1
Irrigation engineering -- Colorado. 1
Irrigation engineering. 1
Irrigation engineers. 1
Irrigation pumps -- Colorado. 1
Irrigation pumps. 1
Irrigation water. 1
Kansas. 1
Microfilms. 1
Morgan County (Colo.) 1
Motion pictures (visual works). 1
Nebraska. 1
New Mexico. 1
Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 1
Ogallala Aquifer. 1
Orchard Mesa Irrigation District. 1
Parshall flumes. 1
Rio Grande (Colo.-Mexico and Tex.) 1
Saint Vrain Basin (Colo.) 1
San Luis Valley Irrigation District. 1
Slides (photographs). 1
Snow surveys. 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
Weirs. 1
Wells -- Colorado. 1
Wells. 1
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Bittinger, Morton W. 2
Code, W. E. (William E.), 1891- 2
Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station. 2
Colorado State University. 2
Longenbaugh, R. A. (Robert A.) 2
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Anderson Ditch Company. 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. Department of Civil Engineering. 1
Colorado Water Resources Research Institute. 1
Colorado. Department of Natural Resources. 1
Cone, Victor M. 1
Danielson, Jeris. 1
Denver (Colo.). Board of Water Commissioners. 1
Doesken, Nolan J. 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
Hamel, Alan C. 1
Harmon, Dennis. 1
Johnson, Ardyce L. 1
Johnson, Harvey G. 1
Kuhn, Eric. 1
Left Hand Ditch Company. 1
Lower Boulder Ditch Company. 1
Luecke, Daniel. 1
Mobley, Terry 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
Robbins, David W. 1
Rohwer, Carl. 1
Scanga, Ralph. 1
Schmidt, Max. 1
Sharp, Thomas R. 1
Shimmin, Mike. 1
Shoemaker, Jeff 1
Skinner, Morris M. 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. Bureau of Reclamation. 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
Ward, Robert C. 1
Water Supply and Storage Company. 1
Wells, Patricia. 1
Werner, Brian 1
Wilkinson, Eric. 1
Wright, Kenneth R. 1
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