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Papers of Fred B. Hamilton

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Identifier: WFBH
Abstract Fred B. Hamilton (1911-1954) was a 1933 Colorado Agricultural College (now Colorado State University) graduate in agricultural engineering who specialized in water and erosion control issues. He worked for the Civilian Conservation Corps, the USDA Soil Conservation Service, and later the Diamond A Cattle Company before moving to the Soil Conservation Service at the University of Nebraska. Materials in the collection include papers, photographs, and engineering plans related to irrigation...
Dates: 1934-1946

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 Royce J. Tipton

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Identifier: WRJT
Abstract During his fifty-year career, Colorado civil engineer Royce J. Tipton (1893-1967) designed numerous large water infrastructure projects in the U.S. West and around the world. As an accomplished and respected consultant, he helped negotiate several interstate water compacts and international treaties. Materials in the collection concern water planning projects conducted by Tipton in the United States, South America, the Middle East, and South Asia. Materials are almost entirely reports...
Dates: 1915-1969; Majority of material found within 1932-1969

Photographs of the Arkansas Valley Sugar Beet and Irrigated Land Company

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Identifier: WAVS
Abstract The Arkansas Valley Sugar Beet and Irrigated Land Company combined eastern wealth, optimism, and engineering skill to irrigate Colorado's arid southeastern plains. Beyond initial attempts at growing and processing sugar beets, the company established the Amity Canal Model Dairy Farm about 1914. The collection consists chiefly of photographic materials along with a set of engineering letters. Photographic subjects are mainly the company's irrigation facilities and related construction or...
Dates: 1898-1925; Majority of material found within 1902-1920

Records of the Arkansas Valley Sugar Beet and Irrigated Land Company

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Identifier: WAVX
Abstract Formed in 1901 to take over several earlier companies, the Arkansas Valley Sugar Beet and Irrigated Land Company operated the Amity Canal System in southeastern Colorado. The company became a subsidiary of the Equitable Life Assurance Society in 1910, went through several lawsuits that mutualized the system, and dissolved in 1966. The collection documents the company through materials accumulated in the New York office, including meeting minutes, correspondence, reports, legal and financial...
Dates: 1883-1979; Majority of material found within 1901-1950

Records of the North Poudre Irrigation Company

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Identifier: WNPR
Abstract Since 1901, the North Poudre Irrigation Company (NPIC) has supplied water to Northern Colorado's Boxelder Creek Valley farmers and ranchers through its system of canals and reservoirs. Today, the company owns nineteen reservoirs and approximately 200 miles of ditches and laterals. The company's activities and system are documented through a variety of material types including annual reports, stock certificates, financial records, legal documents, engineering reports, correspondence, meeting...
Dates: 1880-2009; Majority of material found within 1901-2005

Records of the San Luis Valley Irrigation District

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Identifier: WSLV
Abstract

The San Luis Valley Irrigation District formed in 1908 to deliver water to farmers in Southern Colorado's San Luis Valley. The collection contains some records from the Farmers Union Ditch Company and the Farmers Union Irrigation Company but mostly encompasses records pertaining to district operations. Materials include meeting minutes, financial records, engineering reports, correspondence, legal documents, annual reports, election notices, contracts, clippings, maps, and photographs.

Dates: 1887-1976; Majority of material found within 1900-1930

Water Oral Histories Collection

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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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Irrigation engineering. 7
Photographs. 6
Arkansas River Watershed. 4
Maps. 4
Reservoirs -- Colorado. 4
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Water resources development -- Colorado. 4
Water resources development. 4
Colorado. 3
Negatives. 3
Arkansas River. 2
Bent County (Colo.) 2
Cache la Poudre River (Colo.) 2
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) 2
Ditches -- Colorado. 2
Holly (Colo.) 2
Irrigation -- Colorado. 2
Irrigation canals and flumes -- Colorado. 2
Kiowa County (Colo.) 2
Prowers County (Colo.) 2
Rio Grande (Colo.-Mexico and Tex.) 2
Sugar beet industry -- Colorado. 2
Water-supply -- Colorado. 2
Aerial photographs. 1
Artifacts. 1
Audiocassettes. 1
Big Thompson River (Colo.) 1
Boulder Creek (Boulder County and Weld County, Colo.) 1
Boxelder Valley (Wyo. and Colo.) 1
Center (Colo.) 1
Colombia. 1
Colorado River Water Conservation District (Colo.) 1
Costilla County (Colo.) 1
Cuba. 1
Dairy cattle. 1
Denver Basin. 1
Dolores River Valley (Colo. and Utah) 1
Douglas County (Colo.) 1
Ecuador. 1
El Paso County (Colo.) 1
Floods -- Colorado. 1
Fort Collins (Colo.) 1
Groundwater -- Law and legislation -- Colorado. 1
Hinsdale County (Colo.) 1
Hydraulic engineering. 1
Irrigation districts -- Colorado. 1
Irrigation engineering -- Colorado. 1
Irrigation farming. 1
Irrigation. 1
Lantern slides. 1
Larimer County (Colo.) 1
Mexico. 1
Motion pictures (visual works). 1
Nebraska. 1
Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 1
Ogallala Aquifer. 1
Orchard Mesa Irrigation District. 1
Pakistan. 1
Parades -- Colorado. 1
Peru. 1
Rio Grande County (Colo.) 1
Saguache County (Colo.) 1
Saint Vrain Basin (Colo.) 1
San Luis Valley (Colo. and N.M.) 1
San Luis Valley Irrigation District. 1
Scrapbooks. 1
Slides (photographs). 1
Soil erosion. 1
South Platte River Watershed (Colo. and Neb.) 1
Stereoscopic photography. 1
Turkey. 1
Upper Arkansas Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 1
Upper Yampa Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 1
Water -- Law and legislation -- Colorado. 1
Water-supply engineering. 1
Weld County (Colo.) 1
Wellington (Colo.) 1
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Arkansas Valley Sugar Beet and Irrigated Land Company 2
Arkansas Valley Sugar Beet and Irrigated Land Company. 2
Anderson Ditch Company. 1
Broderick, Jim 1
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) 1
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Coal Ridge Ditch Company. 1
Colorado State University. 1
Colorado State University. Department of Civil Engineering. 1
Colorado Water Resources Research Institute. 1
Colorado. Department of Natural Resources. 1
Danielson, Jeris. 1
Denver (Colo.). Board of Water Commissioners. 1
Doesken, Nolan J. 1
Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States. 1
Evans, Harold. 1
Evans, Norman A. 1
Farmers Union Ditch Company. 1
Farmers Union Irrigation Company. 1
Fort Collins (Colo.). Utilities. 1
George, Russell. 1
Glover, Robert E. (Robert Ellsworth), 1896-1984. 1
Hamel, Alan C. 1
Hamilton, Fred B. 1
Harmon, Dennis. 1
International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage. 1
Johnson, Harvey G. 1
Krech, Alvin W. 1
Kuhn, Eric. 1
Left Hand Ditch Company. 1
Longenbaugh, R. A. (Robert A.) 1
Lower Boulder Ditch Company. 1
Luecke, Daniel. 1
Mobley, Terry 1
Mountain Supply Ditch Company. 1
North Poudre Irrigation Company 1
Ogilvie, James L. 1
Parshall, Maxwell. 1
Partridge, W. S. 1
Porter, John. 1
Pueblo Board of Water Works (Colo.) 1
R.J. Tipton Associated Engineers. 1
Randall, Owen. 1
Robbins, David W. 1
Rogers, James Grafton, 1883-1971. 1
San Luis Valley Irrigation District 1
San Luis Valley Irrigation District. 1
Scanga, Ralph. 1
Schmidt, Max. 1
Schuyler, James D. (James Dix), 1848-1912. 1
Sharp, Thomas R. 1
Shimmin, Mike. 1
Shoemaker, Jeff 1
Smith, MaryLou M., 1950- 1
Smith, Travis. 1
Spencer, Herb. 1
Stulp, John. 1
Tipton and Kalmbach. 1
Tipton, R. J. (Royce J.), 1893- 1
Trout, Thomas J. (Thomas James) 1
United States. Bureau of Reclamation. 1
United States. Soil Conservation Service. 1
University of Nebraska--Lincoln. Dept. of Agricultural Engineering. 1
Ward, Robert C. 1
Water Supply and Storage Company. 1
Wells, Patricia. 1
Werner, Brian 1
Wiley, William M. 1
Wilkinson, Eric. 1
Wood, Ivan D. 1
Wright, Kenneth R. 1
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