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Records of the Reorganized Farmers Ditch Company

 Collection
Identifier: WRFD
Abstract The Reorganized Farmers Ditch Company was created in 1983 as a mutual ditch company in the state of Colorado from unusual circumstances. The predecessor organization was the Farmers Irrigating Ditch and Reservoir Company. The main purpose of both companies has been to store and deliver water for irrigation, drawn from the Big Thompson River. Legal and financial materials dominate the collection, but comprehensive sets of meeting minutes exist, along with fairly complete sets of early stock...
Dates: 1878-2020; Majority of material found within 1970-2000

Records of the San Luis Valley Irrigation District

 Collection
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

 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

Water Supply and Storage Company Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WWSS
Abstract The Water Supply and Storage Company (WSSC) was incorporated in 1891 to serve irrigators in the Cache la Poudre valley. In 1986, the city of Thornton purchased substantial stock in the company, which has subsequently provided water for both municipal and agricultural purposes. The bulk of the collection was produced during a records management project conducted on the company's behalf between 1981 and 2000, and includes oral history audiotapes, transcripts, company histories and timelines,...
Dates: 1907-1991; Majority of material found within 1973-1991

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Subject
Photographs. 13
Maps. 12
Irrigation -- Colorado. 9
Irrigation engineering. 9
Negatives. 8
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Water resources development -- Colorado. 8
Water-supply -- Colorado. 8
Colorado. 7
Ditches -- Colorado. 7
Arkansas River Watershed. 6
Cache la Poudre River (Colo.) 6
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) 5
Fort Collins (Colo.) 5
Larimer County (Colo.) 5
Reservoirs -- Colorado. 5
Audiocassettes. 4
Big Thompson River (Colo.) 4
Irrigation canals and flumes -- Colorado. 4
Irrigation farming. 4
Irrigation. 4
San Luis Valley (Colo. and N.M.) 4
South Platte River Watershed (Colo. and Neb.) 4
Water resources development. 4
Weld County (Colo.) 4
Arkansas River. 3
Lantern slides. 3
Aerial photographs. 2
Artifacts. 2
Bent County (Colo.) 2
DVDs. 2
Egypt. 2
Groundwater -- Colorado. 2
Groundwater. 2
Holly (Colo.) 2
Irrigation engineering -- Colorado. 2
Irrigation engineers. 2
Irrigation water -- Economic aspects. 2
Kiowa County (Colo.) 2
Motion pictures (visual works). 2
Nebraska. 2
Oral history. 2
Pakistan. 2
Prowers County (Colo.) 2
Rio Grande (Colo.-Mexico and Tex.) 2
Slides (photographs). 2
South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.) 2
Sugar beet industry -- Colorado. 2
Water resources development -- Economic aspects. 2
Water transfer -- Economic aspects. 2
Water-supply -- Economic aspects. 2
Wells -- Colorado. 2
West (U.S.) 2
Agricultural credit. 1
Agriculture. 1
Algeria. 1
Arizona. 1
Artificial groundwater recharge -- Colorado. 1
Berthoud (Colo.) 1
Boulder Creek (Boulder County and Weld County, Colo.) 1
Boxelder Valley (Wyo. and Colo.) 1
Cache la Poudre River Watershed (Colo.) 1
Center (Colo.) 1
Charts (graphic documents). 1
Colombia. 1
Colorado River Water Conservation District (Colo.) 1
Colorado River Watershed (Colo.-Mexico) 1
Costilla County (Colo.) 1
Cuba. 1
Dairy cattle. 1
Dam failures -- Colorado -- Roaring River Valley. 1
Dam failures. 1
Dams. 1
Denver Basin. 1
Dolores River (Colo. and Utah) 1
Dolores River Valley (Colo. and Utah) 1
Douglas County (Colo.) 1
Ecuador. 1
Education, Higher -- Colorado -- Fort Collins. 1
El Paso County (Colo.) 1
Farm life -- Colorado. 1
Federal land banks. 1
Floods -- Colorado -- Big Thompson River. 1
Floods -- Colorado -- Roaring River Valley. 1
Floods -- Colorado. 1
Flumes. 1
France. 1
Groundwater -- Law and legislation -- Colorado. 1
High Plains (U.S.) 1
Hinsdale County (Colo.) 1
Hydraulic engineering. 1
Irrigation canals and flumes. 1
Irrigation districts -- Colorado. 1
Irrigation pumps -- Colorado. 1
Irrigation pumps. 1
Irrigation water -- Colorado -- Return flow. 1
Irrigation water. 1
Italy. 1
Kansas. 1
Lawn Lake Dam (Colo.) 1
Loveland (Colo.) 1
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Language
Spanish; Castilian 1
 
Names
Colorado Agricultural College. 4
Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station. 4
Colorado Agricultural College. Department of Civil and Irrigation Engineering. 3
North Poudre Irrigation Company 3
Arkansas Valley Sugar Beet and Irrigated Land Company 2
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Arkansas Valley Sugar Beet and Irrigated Land Company. 2
Carpenter, L. G. (Louis George), 1861-1935. 2
Code, W. E. (William E.), 1891- 2
Colorado State University. 2
Longenbaugh, R. A. (Robert A.) 2
Water Supply and Storage Company. 2
Anderson Ditch Company. 1
Anderson, Raymond Lloyd, 1927- 1
Bittinger, Morton W. 1
Broderick, Jim 1
Carpenter, L. G. (Louis George), 1861-1935 1
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) 1
Coal Ridge Ditch Company. 1
Colorado A & M College. 1
Colorado State University. College of Engineering. 1
Colorado State University. Department of Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics. 1
Colorado State University. Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics. 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
Consolidated Home Supply Ditch and Reservoir Company 1
Consolidated Home Supply Ditch and Reservoir Company. 1
Cunningham, Frances Schelt 1
Cunningham, Frances Schelt. 1
Danielson, Jeris. 1
Denver (Colo.). Board of Water Commissioners. 1
Doesken, Nolan J. 1
Duke, Harold R. (Harold Ray), 1940- 1
Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States. 1
Evans, Harold G. 1
Evans, Norman A. 1
Farmers Irrigating Ditch and Reservoir Company. 1
Farmers Union Ditch Company. 1
Farmers Union Irrigation Company. 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
Hamilton, Fred B. 1
Harmon, Dennis. 1
Home Supply Ditch Company. 1
Home Supply Reservoir Company. 1
International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage. 1
Johnson, Ardyce L. 1
Johnson, Harvey G. 1
Krech, Alvin W. 1
Kuhn, Eric. 1
Larimer County District Court 1
Larimer County District Court. 1
Left Hand Ditch Company. 1
Lower Boulder Ditch Company. 1
Luecke, Daniel. 1
Mobley, Terry 1
Montezuma Valley Irrigation Company 1
Montezuma Valley Irrigation Company. 1
Montezuma Valley Irrigation District. 1
Mountain Supply Ditch Company. 1
Ogilvie, James L. 1
Parshall, Maxwell. 1
Parshall, Ralph L. (Ralph Leroy), 1881-1959. 1
Partridge, W. S. 1
Payne, J. E. (James Edward) 1
Porter, John. 1
Pueblo Board of Water Works (Colo.) 1
R.J. Tipton Associated Engineers. 1
Randall, Owen. 1
Reorganized Farmers Ditch Company 1
Reorganized Farmers Ditch Company. 1
Robbins, David W. 1
Rogers, James Grafton, 1883-1971. 1
Rohwer, Carl. 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
Skinner, Morris M. 1
Smith, MaryLou M., 1950- 1
Smith, Travis. 1
Spencer, Herb. 1
Stannard, Jay D. 1
Stulp, John. 1
Sunada, Daniel K. 1
Tipton and Kalmbach. 1
Tipton, R. J. (Royce J.), 1893- 1
Trout, Thomas J. (Thomas James) 1
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