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Papers of David M. Freeman

Identifier: WDMF
Abstract David M. Freeman is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Sociology at Colorado State University. As part of his four-decade long career, Dr. Freeman began studying western water use in the 1980s, and began to focus specifically on the Platte River project in the late 1990s. The collection includes Dr. Freeman's research for Implementing the Endangered Species Act of the Platte Basin Water Commons (2010). Subject areas include the Platte River negotiations...
Dates: 1911-2011; Majority of material found within 1990-2011

Papers of Delph E. Carpenter and Family

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 Ivan D. Wood

Identifier: WIDW
Abstract Ivan Daley Wood (1888-1978) was an agricultural engineer whose work focused on the many aspects of irrigation, including soil, water application, and conservation. He was employed in 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 interests....
Dates: 1907-1973; Majority of material found within 1940-1970

Papers of Tom Pitts

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

Records of the Great Western Sugar Company

Identifier: AGWS
Abstract The Great Western Sugar Company, incorporated on February 27, 1905, was the dominant producer of Colorado, Wyoming and Nebraska beet sugar for over sixty years. Each new factory of the Great Western Sugar Company quickly became the hub of the agricultural community in which it was built. Materials include financial and administrative records, correspondence, reports, company publications, subject files, newspaper clippings, photographic prints, contact sheets, negatives, slides, audio and...
Dates: 1893-1984; Majority of material found within 1901-1977

Records of the Platte River Whooping Crane Maintenance Trust, Inc.

Identifier: WPRW
Abstract The Platte River Whooping Crane Maintenance Trust, an organization dedicated to preserving the wildlife habitat along the North Platte River in Nebraska, was established in 1978. The collection contains materials either collected or created by the Trust in relation to its operations as an environmental organization with the purpose of protecting and representing the interests of threatened and endangered wildlife. Major subjects documented include Federal Energy Regulatory Commission project...
Dates: 1921-2006; Majority of material found within 1980-2006

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Photographs. 5
Wyoming. 4
Maps. 3
Platte River (Neb.) 3
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Compact discs. 2
Kansas. 2
Negatives. 2
New Mexico. 2
North Platte River. 2
Rio Grande (Colo.-Mexico and Tex.) 2
Slides (photographs). 2
South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.) 2
Utah. 2
Water -- Law and legislation. 2
Water resources development. 2
Aerial photographs. 1
Arizona. 1
Arkansas River. 1
Artifacts. 1
Audiotapes. 1
Books. 1
California. 1
Colorado -- Water rights. 1
Colorado River Watershed (Colo.-Mexico) 1
Diaries. 1
Endangered species -- Law and legislation -- South Platte River Watershed (Colo. and Neb.) 1
Endangered species. 1
Environmental law. 1
Fish populations. 1
Fisheries law and legislation -- South Platte River Watershed (Colo. and Neb.) 1
Frontier and pioneer life. 1
Greeley (Colo.) 1
Habitat conservation -- Nebraska. 1
Implementing the Endangered Species Act on the Platte Basin Water Commons 1
Integrated water development -- Nebraska. 1
Interstate agreements. 1
Irrigation engineering. 1
Irrigation farming. 1
Irrigation. 1
La Plata River (Colo. and N.M.) 1
Laramie River (Colo. and Wyo.) 1
Milking Shorthorn cattle. 1
Montana. 1
Motion pictures (visual works). 1
Nebraska -- Water rights. 1
Nevada. 1
Rare fishes. 1
Rivers. 1
San Juan River (Colo.-Utah) 1
San Juan River Watershed (Colo.-Utah) 1
Scrapbooks. 1
South Platte River Watershed (Colo. and Neb.) 1
Sugar beet industry. 1
Sugar beet. 1
Sugar factories. 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Veterans. 1
United States. 1
Videotapes. 1
Water rights. 1
Water transfer. 1
Water-supply. 1
Whooping crane. 1
Wildlife conservation -- Law and legislation -- South Platte River Watershed (Colo. and Neb.) 1
Wildlife habitat improvement. 1
Wyoming -- Water rights. 1
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Carpenter family. 1
Carpenter, Delph 1
Carpenter, Delph. 1
Carpenter, Donald A. 1
Carpenter, Leroy S., 1843-1927. 1