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Irrigation Photograph Collection

Identifier: WIPC
Abstract The Irrigation Photograph Collection contains lantern slides and glass plate negatives related primarily to irrigation and agricultural subjects in Colorado and around the world. Colorado locations include the Colorado Agricultural College campus, Long's Peak, the San Luis Valley, and the Eastern Plains. Other countries significantly represented through irrigation or cultural sites include Egypt, Algeria, France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, the Netherlands, and Mexico. A portion of the...
Dates: 1889-1933; Majority of material found within 1898-1909

Papers of Louis G. Carpenter

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

Papers of Maurice L. Albertson

Identifier: WMLA
Abstract Maurice Albertson (1918-2009) was a hydraulic engineering expert who helped Colorado State University (CSU) gain international recognition in a variety of research fields, including water resources management. Best known for his central role in establishing the Peace Corps, Albertson was a CSU professor and administrator instrumental in expanding the university's water resources research program. The collection includes teaching materials; publications; records of professional and consulting...
Dates: 1891-2009; Majority of material found within 1940-2000

Photographs of the Arkansas Valley Sugar Beet and Irrigated Land Company

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

Ralph L. Parshall Collection

Identifier: WRLP
Abstract Ralph Parshall contributed significantly to the field of irrigation engineering with the development of a flow-measuring device that became commonly known as the Parshall flume and continues to be widely used. Materials in the collection include Parshall's patent on his "Venturi flume water stage recording instruments," awards that Parshall received, publications, copies of talks he presented on KOA radio in Denver, and a number of lantern slides depicting flumes, weirs, plans, and...
Dates: 1888-1992; Majority of material found within 1921-1961

University Historic Photograph Collection

Identifier: UHPC
Abstract The University Historic Photograph Collection is the visual history of Colorado State University from the 1880s to 2001. It documents various aspects of campus life, including academics, athletics, student activities, faculty research, Cooperative Extension, and the Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station. Materials dated from the 1880s to the 1950s are processed. Some materials from the 1960s to the 1980s are minimally processed. Later series have not been processed with the exception of...
Dates: 1883-2001; Majority of material found within 1920s-1980s

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South Platte River Watershed (Colo. and Neb.) 1
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Colorado Agricultural College 3
Carpenter, L. G. (Louis George), 1861-1935 2
Colorado Agricultural College. Department of Civil and Irrigation Engineering 2
Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station 2
Colorado State University 2