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Local Water Resources History Collection

 Collection
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

North Poudre Irrigation Company Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WNPI
Abstract The North Poudre Irrigation Company has supplied water in northern Colorado for over one hundred years. Incorporated in 1901, the company founded the sugar-beet farming community of Wellington in 1903 and currently manages more than 22 storage reservoirs and approximately 200 miles of ditches. This collection primarily consists of eleven oral histories with company officials. It reflects the history of this local irrigation enterprise and the evolution of agricultural and municipal water use...
Dates: 1992-1994

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 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 Raymond L. Anderson

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Identifier: WRLA
Abstract

Natural resource economist Raymond L. Anderson (1927-2018) spent nearly three decades working jointly for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Economic Research Service and Colorado State University (CSU). He focused on irrigated agriculture and the associated organizations and issues arising in modern contexts. The collection contains biographical material, correspondence, publications, and data.

Dates: 1950-2008; Majority of material found within 1961-1984

Papers of Robert A. Young

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Identifier: WRAY
Abstract

Agricultural economist Robert A. Young (1931-2013) was a professor at Colorado State University (CSU) who offered insightful analysis related to water management and policy. He published extensively about economics as related especially to water issues in Colorado, the western United States, and the world. The collection consists mainly of his research, publications, and presentations.

Dates: 1965-2009; Majority of material found within 1978-1996

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 American Water Foundation

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Identifier: WAWF
Abstract The American Water Foundation, formed in 1984 as an affiliate of the U.S. Committee on Irrigation and Drainage, existed for a decade as a Denver-based non-profit organization focused on transferring water resources technology to other countries. It worked to advance technology transfer through training programs, primarily by holding seminars, workshops, and study tours in the U.S. for personnel from other countries. Subjects of training programs included dam safety, canal lining, irrigation...
Dates: 1982-1993

Records of the Arkansas Valley Sugar Beet and Irrigated Land Company

 Collection
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 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 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

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
Water resources development -- Colorado. 8
Irrigation engineering. 7
Maps. 7
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Irrigation -- Colorado. 5
Water-supply -- Colorado. 5
Arkansas River Watershed. 4
Audiocassettes. 4
Cache la Poudre River (Colo.) 4
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) 4
Reservoirs -- Colorado. 4
Arkansas River. 3
Ditches -- Colorado. 3
Irrigation canals and flumes -- Colorado. 3
Negatives. 3
Pakistan. 3
Aerial photographs. 2
Bent County (Colo.) 2
Big Thompson River (Colo.) 2
Fort Collins (Colo.) 2
Holly (Colo.) 2
Irrigation water -- Economic aspects. 2
Irrigation. 2
Kiowa County (Colo.) 2
Larimer County (Colo.) 2
Mexico. 2
Oral history. 2
Prowers County (Colo.) 2
Rio Grande (Colo.-Mexico and Tex.) 2
South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.) 2
South Platte River Watershed (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
West (U.S.) 2
Afghanistan. 1
Agriculture -- Research. 1
Arizona. 1
Artifacts. 1
Boulder Creek (Boulder County and Weld County, Colo.) 1
Boxelder Valley (Wyo. and Colo.) 1
Brazil. 1
Canals -- Design and construction. 1
Center (Colo.) 1
Colombia. 1
Colorado River Water Conservation District (Colo.) 1
Costilla County (Colo.) 1
Cuba. 1
DVDs. 1
Dairy cattle. 1
Dam safety. 1
Denver Basin. 1
Dolores River Valley (Colo. and Utah) 1
Douglas County (Colo.) 1
Ecuador. 1
Egypt. 1
El Paso County (Colo.) 1
Floods -- Colorado -- Big Thompson River. 1
Floods -- Colorado. 1
Groundwater -- Law and legislation -- Colorado. 1
Hinsdale County (Colo.) 1
Hydraulic engineering. 1
Hydrology. 1
International education. 1
Irrigation -- Management. 1
Irrigation -- Research. 1
Irrigation canals and flumes -- Linings. 1
Irrigation districts -- Colorado. 1
Irrigation engineering -- Colorado. 1
Irrigation farming. 1
Lantern slides. 1
Motion pictures (visual works). 1
Nebraska. 1
Newspaper clippings. 1
Nigeria. 1
Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 1
Ogallala Aquifer. 1
Orchard Mesa Irrigation District. 1
Parades -- Colorado. 1
Peru. 1
Posters. 1
Rio Grande County (Colo.) 1
Rural development -- Developing countries. 1
Saguache County (Colo.) 1
Saint Vrain Basin (Colo.) 1
San Luis Valley (Colo. and N.M.) 1
San Luis Valley Irrigation District. 1
Science -- International cooperation. 1
Scrapbooks. 1
Slides (photographs). 1
Soil erosion. 1
Spain. 1
Stereoscopic photography. 1
Sustainable development -- Developing countries. 1
Technology and international relations. 1
Thailand. 1
Turkey. 1
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North Poudre Irrigation Company 3
Arkansas Valley Sugar Beet and Irrigated Land Company 2
Arkansas Valley Sugar Beet and Irrigated Land Company. 2
Colorado State University. 2
United States. Bureau of Reclamation. 2
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Water Supply and Storage Company. 2
Albertson, Maurice L. 1
American Water Foundation. 1
Anderson Ditch Company. 1
Anderson, Raymond Lloyd, 1927- 1
Broderick, Jim 1
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) 1
Coal Ridge Ditch Company. 1
Colorado Agricultural College. 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 State University. Office of International Programs 1
Colorado Water Resources Research Institute. 1
Colorado. Department of Natural Resources. 1
Council of U.S. Universities for Soil and Water Development in Arid and Sub-humid Areas. 1
Cunningham, Frances Schelt 1
Cunningham, Frances Schelt. 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
Ogilvie, James L. 1
Parshall, Maxwell. 1
Partridge, W. S. 1
Peace Corps (U.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
Shen, Richard Tsu-hsun. 1
Shimmin, Mike. 1
Shoemaker, Jeff 1
Smith, MaryLou M., 1950- 1
Smith, Travis. 1
Southeast Asia Treaty Organization. 1
Spencer, Herb. 1
Stulp, John. 1
Tipton and Kalmbach. 1
Tipton, R. J. (Royce J.), 1893- 1
Trout, Thomas J. (Thomas James) 1
U.S. Committee on Irrigation and Drainage. 1
United States. Agency for International Development. 1
United States. Department of Agriculture. Economic Research Service. 1
United States. Soil Conservation Service. 1
University of Nebraska--Lincoln. Dept. of Agricultural Engineering. 1
University of Peshawar. 1
Ward, Robert C. 1
Water Supply and Storage Company 1
Wells, Patricia. 1
Werner, Brian 1
Western Agricultural Economics Association. 1
Whedbee, Robert E. 1
Wiley, William M. 1
Wilkinson, Eric. 1
Wood, Ivan D. 1
Wright, Kenneth R. 1
Young, Robert A. (Robert Alton), 1931-2013 1
Young, Robert A. (Robert Alton), 1931-2013. 1
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