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Federal Land Bank of Wichita Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WFLB
Abstract

The Federal Land Bank of Wichita was created, along with twelve other banks, by the United States government to provide long-term credit to farmers by the Federal Farm Loan Act of 1916 in response to the unique credit needs of farmers. The collection contains reports and maps relating to ditches, streams, and underground water in Colorado, New Mexico, Kansas, and Nebraska, as well as similar reports from the Land Bank of Berkeley regarding Utah and Wyoming.

Dates: 1907-1989; Majority of material found within 1942-1980

Irrigation Photograph Collection

 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.

Dates: 1889-1933; Majority of material found within 1898-1909

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

 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

Papers of Carl F. Nordin, Jr.

 Collection
Identifier: WCFN
Abstract Carl F. Nordin, Jr., (1929-1998) was a hydraulic engineer for the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and Colorado State University. In 1954, he began a 30-year career with the USGS. From 1969 to 1973, he was projects chief for all USGS research on alluvial river flows conducted at Colorado State University, and from 1974 to 1984 he served as research advisor for the Water Resources Division of the USGS in Denver. After retiring from the USGS in 1984, he became a part-time professor at CSU. Nordin...
Dates: 1941-1998; Majority of material found within 1958-1997

Papers of Charles C. Fisk

 Collection
Identifier: WFIS
Abstract After retiring as an engineer, Charles Fisk researched and wrote a book about Denver's water. The materials in the collection mostly relate to the book Fisk was completing at the end of his life, The Metro Denver Water Story: A Memoir. Subjects primarily relate to the history of Denver and its water, including focus on the South Platte River and the Two Forks project. Predominant material types are photocopies, clippings, drafts, and books as well as two...
Dates: 1880-2007; Majority of material found within 1971-2004

Papers of Charles F. Lummis

 Collection
Identifier: MCFL
Abstract

Charles Lummis (1859-1928) was a noted author, photographer, ethnographer, archaeologist, and librarian. Gaining fame for walking from Ohio to California in the 1880s, Lummis spent much of his life documenting and protecting the lives and activities of the people of the Southwest United States. The collection contains letters, photographs, publications, music, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1880-1982; Majority of material found within 1880-1928

Papers of Charles W. Howe

 Collection
Identifier: WHAD
Abstract Charles W. Howe (b. 1931), professor emeritus of economics at the University of Colorado Boulder and director emeritus and faculty research associate at the Environment and Society Program, Institute of Behavioral Science, University of Colorado Boulder, has focused his research on environmental and natural resource economics with emphasis on water resources, including water resources development, water rights, and river basin and watershed management. He frequently contributed his expertise...
Dates: 1942-2017; Majority of material found within 1971-2015

Papers of Daniel Tyler

 Collection
Identifier: WDTP
Abstract Daniel Tyler (b. 1933), emeritus professor of history at Colorado State University, has taught and written extensively on western water history. This collection documents his research, including that for the biography of W.D. Farr, a Greeley, Colorado, water pioneer, cattleman, and businessman; the biography of Delph Carpenter, a Greeley water lawyer and interstate river commissioner; a book of Carpenter's parents' courtship correspondence; and Mexican land grant rights in relation to New...
Dates: 1950-2011; Majority of material found within 1985-2010

Papers of Delph E. Carpenter and Family

 Collection
Identifier: WDEC
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

Papers of John W. Shields

 Collection
Identifier: WJWS
Abstract John W. Shields (b. 1958), an interstate streams engineer for the State of Wyoming, served as the chairman for the Management Committee of the Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish Recovery Program. The program, established in 1988, involved multiple entities working to implement recovery actions for four species of endangered Colorado River fish: bonytail, Colorado pikeminnow, humpback chub, and razorback sucker. Materials include meeting minutes, correspondence, reports, data, annual...
Dates: 1983-2012

Papers of Marvin E. Jensen

 Collection
Identifier: WMEJ
Abstract A significant contributor to the development of improved methods in estimating irrigation water requirements, Marvin E. Jensen (1926-2022) had a diverse career in civil engineering. This collection documents Jensen's consulting and writings with special emphasis on two consulting projects in which Jensen evaluated water distribution and usage along the lower Colorado River. Materials include data, correspondence, handwritten notes, news clippings, photographs and negatives, drafts, reports,...
Dates: 1957-2011; Majority of material found within 1985-2004

Papers of Richard W. Holland

 Collection
Identifier: MRWH
Abstract Richard W. Holland (1940-2013) was an electrical engineer and a noted lepidopterist. His focus was on butterfly and moth species in the American Southwest, northern Mexico, and Baja California, as well as several islands globally. Dr. Holland collaborated frequently with the staff at the C.P. Gillette Museum of Arthropod Diversity at Colorado State University where his extensive Lepidoptera collection resides. The collection consists of photograph albums, framed photographs, slides of areas...
Dates: 1958-2007

Papers of Robert A. Young

 Collection
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 Robert E. Glover

 Collection
Identifier: WREG
Abstract A civil engineer with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, the U.S. Geological Survey, and Colorado State University, Robert Glover (1896-1984) conducted significant research on concrete cooling, dam construction, groundwater flow, and more. The focus of the collection is on the extensive work he did on these subjects. A smaller portion of the collection reflects Glover's personal life in terms of family activities and hobbies, including birding, photography, and environmentalism. Predominant...
Dates: 1896-2000; Majority of material found within 1922-1984

Papers of Royce J. Tipton

 Collection
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

Papers of Tom Pitts

 Collection
Identifier: WTPP
Abstract Tom Pitts worked with local, state, and federal organizations to find solutions for water usage and environmental regulatory issues. His efforts on endangered species issues resulted in multiple long-term programs benefiting both water users and endangered fish in river basins within and beyond Colorado. The collection thoroughly documents Pitts' work on the Colorado Water Congress Special Project on Threatened and Endangered Species, including work specific to the four endangered fish...
Dates: 1974-2014; Majority of material found within 1984-2000

Papers of Will Hobbs

 Collection
Identifier: MWJH
Abstract

Will Hobbs is an award-winning author of books for children and young adults, focusing on outdoor adventures. The collection contains manuscripts and ephemera for four titles, Beardance, Bearstone, Downriver, and River Thunder, as well as ephemera for Beardream.

Dates: 1980-2012; Majority of material found in 1988-1997

Papers of William J. Wiltzius

 Collection
Identifier: WWIL
Abstract William J. Wiltzius (1933-2013) was a long-time employee of the Colorado Game and Fish Department and a respected expert on Colorado's fish culture and stocking history. The collection compiles Wiltzius' research about hatcheries, sport fishing, and the people who established fish culture in nineteenth-century Colorado. Materials include scrapbooks of newsclippings, computer printouts and photocopies of news articles and genealogical information, published reports, notes, correspondence, and...
Dates: 1775-2013; Majority of material found within 1875-1920

Photographs of Bill Green

 Collection
Identifier: WBGP
Abstract

Bill Green, a water resources engineer and outdoor photographer, photographs reservoirs, streams, and natural areas in the western United States. The collection consists of 25 digital photographs of the 2002 Colorado drought, as well as nearly 1,500 slides of water features, parks, and wildlife, mostly in Colorado but also in other western states.

Dates: 1992-2011

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Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) 14
Colorado. 14
Photographs. 14
New Mexico. 9
Water resources development. 8
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Maps. 7
Slides (photographs). 6
Colorado River Watershed (Colo.-Mexico) 5
South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.) 5
South Platte River Watershed (Colo. and Neb.) 5
Utah. 5
West (U.S.) 5
Wyoming. 5
California. 4
Irrigation engineering. 4
Nebraska. 4
Negatives. 4
Rio Grande (Colo.-Mexico and Tex.) 4
San Luis Valley (Colo. and N.M.) 4
Water resources development -- Colorado. 4
Water-supply -- Colorado. 4
Arizona. 3
Arkansas River Watershed. 3
Artifacts. 3
Audiocassettes. 3
Cache la Poudre River (Colo.) 3
Dams. 3
Hydrology. 3
Mexico. 3
Nevada. 3
Pakistan. 3
Water -- Law and legislation. 3
Arkansas River. 2
Big Thompson River (Colo.) 2
Books. 2
Colombia. 2
Costilla County (Colo.) 2
DVDs. 2
Diaries. 2
Ditches -- Colorado. 2
Egypt. 2
Endangered species. 2
Fish populations. 2
Fort Collins (Colo.) 2
Greeley (Colo.) 2
Groundwater. 2
Interstate agreements. 2
Irrigation -- Colorado. 2
Irrigation farming. 2
Irrigation. 2
Kansas. 2
Motion pictures (visual works). 2
North Platte River. 2
Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 2
Platte River (Neb.) 2
Rare fishes. 2
Reservoirs. 2
Rivers. 2
San Juan River (Colo.-Utah) 2
San Juan River Watershed (Colo.-Utah) 2
Snow surveys. 2
Texas. 2
Videotapes. 2
Water rights. 2
Wildlife habitat improvement. 2
Afghanistan. 1
Agricultural credit. 1
Agriculture -- Research. 1
Agriculture. 1
Algeria. 1
Apache Indians -- New Mexico. 1
Audiotapes. 1
Aurora (Colo.) 1
Baja California (Mexico : Peninsula) 1
Banks and banking. 1
Beardance. 1
Beardream. 1
Bears -- Juvenile fiction. 1
Bearstone. 1
Beef cattle. 1
Botswana. 1
Boulder (Colo.) 1
Boulder Creek (Boulder County and Weld County, Colo.) 1
Brazil. 1
Buenos Aires (Argentina). 1
California -- Imperial County. 1
Center (Colo.) 1
Charts (graphic documents). 1
Chicano movement. 1
China. 1
Colorado River Water Conservation District (Colo.) 1
Community organization. 1
Compact discs. 1
Concrete. 1
Cuba. 1
Dam failures. 1
Denver (Colo.) 1
Denver Basin. 1
Digital images. 1
Dolores River Valley (Colo. and Utah) 1
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Names
Colorado State University. 3
United States. Bureau of Reclamation. 3
Carpenter family. 2
Carpenter, Delph. 2
Carpenter, Leroy S., 1843-1927. 2
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Colorado Agricultural College. 2
Colorado Agricultural College. Department of Civil and Irrigation Engineering. 2
Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station. 2
Colorado River Commission. 2
Colorado State University. Department of Civil Engineering. 2
Denver (Colo.). Board of Water Commissioners. 2
Glover, Robert E. (Robert Ellsworth), 1896-1984. 2
Recovery Program for Endangered Fish of the Upper Colorado River Basin. 2
United States. Department of the Interior. 2
Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish Recovery Program. 2
Albertson, Maurice L. 1
Anderson Ditch Company. 1
Axtell, Mildred T. 1
Boyle Engineering Corporation 1
Boyle Engineering Corporation. 1
Broderick, Jim 1
Carpenter, Delph 1
Carpenter, Donald A. 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 Agricultural and Resource Economics. 1
Colorado State University. Department of Civil Engineering 1
Colorado State University. Office of International Programs 1
Colorado Water Congress. 1
Colorado Water Resources Research Institute. 1
Colorado. Department of Natural Resources. 1
Colorado. Division of Wildlife. 1
Colorado. General Assembly. 1
Cone, Victor M. 1
Council of U.S. Universities for Soil and Water Development in Arid and Sub-humid Areas. 1
Danielson, Jeris. 1
Doesken, Nolan J. 1
Evans, Harold G. 1
Evans, Norman A. 1
Farmers Union Ditch Company. 1
Farmers Union Irrigation Company. 1
Farr, W. D. (William Daven), 1910-2007. 1
Federal Land Bank of Berkeley. 1
Federal Land Bank of Wichita 1
Federal Land Bank of Wichita. 1
Fisk, Charles C., 1918-2005 1
Fort Collins (Colo.). Utilities. 1
Geological Survey (U.S.) 1
Geological Survey (U.S.). Water Resources Division. 1
George, Russell. 1
Glover, Robert E. (Robert Ellsworth), 1896-1984 1
Greeley-Poudre Irrigation District. 1
Green, Bill 1
Hamel, Alan C. 1
Harmon, Dennis. 1
Hobbs, Will 1
Hogarty family. 1
Hogarty, Michael J. 1
Holland, Richard W. 1
Holland, Richard W., 1940-2013 1
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964. 1
Howe, Charles W. 1
Imperial Irrigation District (Calif.) 1
International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage. 1
Jensen, Marvin Eli, 1926- 1
Johnson, Harvey G. 1
Kuhn, Eric. 1
Land Rights Council 1
Land Rights Council. 1
Left Hand Ditch Company. 1
Longenbaugh, R. A. (Robert A.) 1
Lower Boulder Ditch Company. 1
Luecke, Daniel. 1
Lummis, Charles Fletcher, 1859-1928 1
Mobley, Terry 1
Nordin, Carl F. 1
Ogilvie, James L. 1
Parshall, Maxwell. 1
Parshall, Ralph L. (Ralph Leroy), 1881-1959. 1
Payne, J. E. (James Edward) 1
Peace Corps (U.S.) 1
Pitts, W. Tom 1
Pitts, W. Tom. 1
Porter, John. 1
Pueblo Board of Water Works (Colo.) 1
R.J. Tipton Associated Engineers. 1
Randall, Owen. 1
Robbins, David W. 1
Rohwer, Carl. 1
San Juan River Basin Recovery Implementation Program (U.S.) 1
San Luis Valley Irrigation District 1
San Luis Valley Irrigation District. 1
Scanga, Ralph. 1
Schmidt, Max. 1
Sharp, Thomas R. 1
Shen, Richard Tsu-hsun. 1
Shields, John W. 1
Shimmin, Mike. 1
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