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Abstract Howard G. Coopersmith, a geologist and diamond mining expert, was a founder and president of Diamond Company N.L., and an officer/director of several public and private diamond exploration and mining companies before focusing on technical consulting to the industry. The collection consists of reference documents about diamond mining in general as well as materials related specifically to the Kelsey Lake diamond mining project and other diamond projects around the world. Materials include...
Dates: 1959-2017; Majority of material found in 1987-2000
Abstract Bryant E. Foster served with the 89th Division, 314th Ammunition Train, in World War I. Following the war he worked for several years with the Great Western Sugar Company in northern Colorado, and beginning in 1933 worked as an appraiser with the Federal Land Bank. This collection contains material primarily from his Army service, including correspondence (much by Bryant Foster and his wife Lucy Chapin Foster), military papers such as copies of orders, photographs, maps, postcards and a war...
Dates: 1891-1969; Majority of material found within 1917-1943
Abstract Daryl B. Simons was an internationally recognized expert in the fields of hydraulics, hydrology, geomorphology, river mechanics, sediment transport and hydraulic modeling. His innovative teaching and research while professor of civil engineering at Colorado State University (CSU) and his supervision of hundreds of water-related projects around the world contributed to this international reputation. Materials in the collection relate to many of the organizations Simons worked for, including...
Dates: 1868-2005; Majority of material found within 1950-1990
Abstract The "Father of Interstate River Compacts," Delph E. Carpenter (1877-1951) served the state of Colorado as a lawyer, state senator, and river commissioner. He wrote, negotiated, and promoted the Colorado River Compact, among others, following his service as lead counsel in the Wyoming vs. Colorado suit. The collection documents these and other professional activities (including cattle breeding), as well as Carpenter's personal life and family....
Dates: 1827-1992; Majority of material found within 1870-1951
Abstract Civil engineer Ray Nixon (1906-2001) served as head of several municipal water utilities in southeastern Colorado. Best known as the longtime director of Colorado Springs Department of Utilities, he played an instrumental role in large water infrastructure projects in southern Colorado such as the Homestake Reservoir and the Fryingpan-Arkansas Project. The collection documents Nixon's work for the cities of Trinidad, Colorado Springs, and Security, his time on the board of the Southeastern...
Dates: 1893-2001; Majority of material found within 1948-1995
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