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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

Local Water Resources History Collection

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Identifier: WLOC
Abstract The Local Water Resources History Collection is an aggregation of items acquired from many different sources. Combining a wide range of materials including maps, blueprints, brochures, programs, posters, reports, photographs, newsletters, audiotapes, CDs, and DVDs, the collection touches on various topics related to Colorado water issues, people, and organizations. Topics include ditches and irrigation systems, as well as various rivers and reservoirs. Some materials go beyond the state of...
Dates: 1875-2021; Majority of material found within 1960-2008

Papers of Fannie Cunningham

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Identifier: WCUN
Abstract Frances "Fannie" Schelt Cunningham (1872-1967) graduated from Colorado Agricultural College (now Colorado State University) in 1895. Following college, she taught in local public schools until she married Frank Cunningham in 1903. The collection documents her college studies, along with some of her later writing on topics including westward expansion, local pioneers, and the western landscape. Cunningham also photographed landscapes, rivers, canyons, and ditches in northern Colorado,...
Dates: 1892-1965; Majority of material found within 1892-1927

Papers of Louis G. Carpenter

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Identifier: WLGC
Abstract Louis G. Carpenter (1861-1935), irrigation engineer, was appointed professor and head of engineering and physics at the Colorado Agricultural College in 1888. He became director of the Colorado Experiment Station at that institution in 1899 and remained at the college until 1911. Carpenter initiated the first systematic instruction in irrigation engineering, consulted widely on irrigation and hydraulic construction projects, and was also consulted for his expertise in water law. The...
Dates: 1888-1919; Majority of material found within 1898-1910

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

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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Fort Collins (Colo.) 4
Photographs. 4
Water resources development -- Colorado. 4
Maps. 3
South Platte River Watershed (Colo. and Neb.) 3
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Arkansas River Watershed. 2
Audiocassettes. 2
Big Thompson River (Colo.) 2
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) 2
Ditches -- Colorado. 2
Irrigation -- Colorado. 2
Irrigation engineering -- Colorado. 2
Irrigation engineering. 2
Irrigation engineers. 2
Larimer County (Colo.) 2
Negatives. 2
Water-supply -- Colorado. 2
Aerial photographs. 1
Arkansas River. 1
Boulder Creek (Boulder County and Weld County, Colo.) 1
Boxelder Valley (Wyo. and Colo.) 1
Colorado River Water Conservation District (Colo.) 1
Colorado River Watershed (Colo.-Mexico) 1
Colorado. 1
DVDs. 1
Denver Basin. 1
Dolores River Valley (Colo. and Utah) 1
Education, Higher -- Colorado -- Fort Collins. 1
Floods -- Colorado -- Big Thompson River. 1
Flumes. 1
Groundwater -- Law and legislation -- Colorado. 1
Groundwater. 1
Irrigation canals and flumes -- Colorado. 1
Irrigation pumps. 1
Irrigation water -- Colorado -- Return flow. 1
Irrigation water. 1
Lantern slides. 1
Meteorology -- Observations -- Colorado. 1
Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 1
Ogallala Aquifer. 1
Orchard Mesa Irrigation District. 1
Parshall flumes. 1
Posters. 1
Precipitation (Meteorology) -- Colorado -- Measurement. 1
Reservoirs -- Colorado. 1
Rio Grande (Colo.-Mexico and Tex.) 1
Saint Vrain Basin (Colo.) 1
San Luis Valley (Colo. and N.M.) 1
San Luis Valley Irrigation District. 1
Scrapbooks. 1
Snow surveys. 1
Stream measurements -- Colorado. 1
Upper Arkansas Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 1
Upper Yampa Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 1
Videotapes. 1
Water -- Law and legislation -- Colorado. 1
Water current meters. 1
Weirs. 1
Weld County (Colo.) 1
Wellington (Colo.) 1
Wells. 1
Women college graduates. 1
Women teachers. 1
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Colorado Agricultural College. 3
Colorado Agricultural College. Department of Civil and Irrigation Engineering. 2
Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station. 2
Colorado State University. 2
North Poudre Irrigation Company 2
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Anderson Ditch Company. 1
Broderick, Jim 1
Carpenter, L. G. (Louis George), 1861-1935 1
Carpenter, L. G. (Louis George), 1861-1935. 1
Coal Ridge Ditch Company. 1
Code, W. E. (William E.), 1891- 1
Colorado A & M College. 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
Cunningham, Frances Schelt 1
Cunningham, Frances Schelt. 1
Danielson, Jeris. 1
Denver (Colo.). Board of Water Commissioners. 1
Doesken, Nolan J. 1
Evans, Harold. 1
Evans, Norman A. 1
Fort Collins (Colo.). Utilities. 1
George, Russell. 1
Glover, Robert E. (Robert Ellsworth), 1896-1984. 1
Hamel, Alan C. 1
Harmon, Dennis. 1
Johnson, Harvey G. 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
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
Smith, MaryLou M., 1950- 1
Smith, Travis. 1
Spencer, Herb. 1
Stulp, John. 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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