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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

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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

Larimer County District Court Map Collection

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Identifier: WLCC
Abstract The Larimer County District Court Map Collection (1884-1953) contains maps of water-related structures used to establish water rights and settle water disputes in district courts. The maps provide information regarding water adjudication and water litigation in the first half of the twentieth century. The information on some of the more comprehensive maps offer details about the physical description, capacity and water source of large canals, ditches, reservoirs and wells. Collectively they...
Dates: 1884-1953

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 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

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 Consolidated Home Supply Ditch and Reservoir Company

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Identifier: WCHS
Abstract Formed in 1882 in Loveland, Colorado, the Consolidated Home Supply Ditch and Reservoir Company (CHS) delivers water for agricultural purposes through its system of ditches and reservoirs located in Larimer and Weld counties. The company and its system, which draws from the Big Thompson River, are well documented through minute books, water records, and files of recent secretaries. Supplementing these are stock, financial, and legal records, as well as photographs, maps, plans, and drawings....
Dates: 1874-2012; Majority of material found within 1950-2005

Records of the Montezuma Valley Irrigation Company

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Identifier: WMVI
Abstract

Since 1920, the Montezuma Valley Irrigation Company (MVIC), a mutual ditch company, has played an important role in the expansion and operation of agriculture in southwest Colorado's Montezuma Valley. The collection includes indexed files, field books, ledgers, maps, plans, and artifacts. Pre-1920 records document the Montezuma Valley Irrigation District, predecessor of MVIC.

Dates: 1886-2010; Majority of material found within 1900-1960

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 Office of International Programs

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Identifier: UOIP
Abstract

The Records of the Office of International Programs was established to administer and oversee projects of an international nature. The collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, reports, proposals, conference proceedings, and office records related to meetings, finance, individual profiles, international travel, foreign countries and projects. Material types include manuscripts, articles, reports, brochures, journals, maps, newspaper clippings, and photographs.

Dates: 1948-1985; Majority of material found in 1964-1984

Records of the Reorganized Farmers Ditch Company

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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

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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 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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Photographs. 10
Irrigation -- Colorado. 8
Ditches -- Colorado. 7
Water-supply -- Colorado. 7
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Larimer County (Colo.) 4
Reservoirs -- Colorado. 4
Water resources development -- Colorado. 4
Weld County (Colo.) 4
Arkansas River Watershed. 3
Big Thompson River (Colo.) 3
Cache la Poudre River (Colo.) 3
San Luis Valley (Colo. and N.M.) 3
South Platte River Watershed (Colo. and Neb.) 3
Water resources development. 3
Arkansas River. 2
Audiocassettes. 2
DVDs. 2
Fort Collins (Colo.) 2
Irrigation canals and flumes -- Colorado. 2
Slides (photographs). 2
Wells -- Colorado. 2
Aerial photographs. 1
Afghanistan. 1
Agriculture -- Research. 1
Artifacts. 1
Artificial groundwater recharge -- Colorado. 1
Bent County (Colo.) 1
Berthoud (Colo.) 1
Boxelder Valley (Wyo. and Colo.) 1
Brazil. 1
Cache la Poudre River Watershed (Colo.) 1
Center (Colo.) 1
Charts (graphic documents). 1
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) 1
Colorado River Watershed (Colo.-Mexico) 1
Colorado. 1
Costilla County (Colo.) 1
Dam failures -- Colorado -- Roaring River Valley. 1
Dolores River (Colo. and Utah) 1
Floods -- Colorado -- Big Thompson River. 1
Floods -- Colorado -- Roaring River Valley. 1
Flumes. 1
Groundwater -- Colorado. 1
Groundwater. 1
High Plains (U.S.) 1
Hinsdale County (Colo.) 1
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Hydrology. 1
International education. 1
Irrigation -- Research. 1
Irrigation districts -- Colorado. 1
Irrigation engineers. 1
Irrigation farming. 1
Irrigation pumps -- Colorado. 1
Irrigation pumps. 1
Irrigation water. 1
Irrigation. 1
Kiowa County (Colo.) 1
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Loveland (Colo.) 1
Mexico. 1
Microfilms. 1
Montezuma County (Colo.) 1
Motion pictures (visual works). 1
Nebraska. 1
Newspaper clippings. 1
Nigeria. 1
Oral history. 1
Pakistan. 1
Parshall flumes. 1
Posters. 1
Prowers County (Colo.) 1
Rio Grande (Colo.-Mexico and Tex.) 1
Rio Grande County (Colo.) 1
Rural development -- Developing countries. 1
Saguache County (Colo.) 1
Scrapbooks. 1
Snow surveys. 1
Sugar beet industry -- Colorado. 1
Sustainable development -- Developing countries. 1
Thailand. 1
Videotapes. 1
Water current meters. 1
Water in agriculture -- Research. 1
Water levels -- Colorado. 1
Water rights -- Colorado. 1
Water use -- Colorado. 1
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Wellington (Colo.) 1
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Code, W. E. (William E.), 1891- 2
Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station. 2
Colorado State University. 2
Albertson, Maurice L. 1
Arkansas Valley Sugar Beet and Irrigated Land Company 1
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Arkansas Valley Sugar Beet and Irrigated Land Company. 1
Bittinger, Morton W. 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. Office of International Programs 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
Council of U.S. Universities for Soil and Water Development in Arid and Sub-humid Areas. 1
Duke, Harold R. (Harold Ray), 1940- 1
Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States. 1
Farmers Irrigating Ditch and Reservoir Company. 1
Farmers Union Ditch Company. 1
Farmers Union Irrigation Company. 1
Glover, Robert E. (Robert Ellsworth), 1896- 1
Home Supply Ditch Company. 1
Home Supply Reservoir Company. 1
Krech, Alvin W. 1
Larimer County District Court 1
Larimer County District Court. 1
Longenbaugh, R. A. (Robert A.) 1
Montezuma Valley Irrigation Company 1
Montezuma Valley Irrigation Company. 1
Montezuma Valley Irrigation District. 1
Mountain Supply Ditch Company. 1
North Poudre Irrigation Company 1
Parshall, Ralph L. (Ralph Leroy), 1881-1959. 1
Partridge, W. S. 1
Peace Corps (U.S.) 1
Reorganized Farmers Ditch Company 1
Reorganized Farmers Ditch Company. 1
Rohwer, Carl. 1
San Luis Valley Irrigation District 1
San Luis Valley Irrigation District. 1
Shen, Richard Tsu-hsun. 1
Skinner, Morris M. 1
Southeast Asia Treaty Organization. 1
Sunada, Daniel K. 1
United States. Agency for International Development. 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
University of Nebraska--Lincoln. Dept. of Agricultural Engineering. 1
University of Peshawar. 1
Water Supply and Storage Company 1
Water Supply and Storage Company. 1
Whedbee, Robert E. 1
Wiley, William M. 1
Wood, Ivan D. 1
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