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Abstract The Reorganized Farmers Ditch Company was created in 1983 as a mutual ditch company in the state of Colorado from unusual circumstances. The predecessor organization was the Farmers Irrigating Ditch and Reservoir Company. The main purpose of both companies has been to store and deliver water for irrigation, drawn from the Big Thompson River. Legal and financial materials dominate the collection, but comprehensive sets of meeting minutes exist, along with fairly complete sets of early stock...
Dates: 1878-2020; Majority of material found within 1970-2000
Abstract The programs of the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union (RMFU) have supported the successful operation of family farms and ranches for over a century. Organized in 1908 as the Colorado Farmers Educational and Cooperative Union (CFU), the association changed its name to the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union in 1942 to include members in neighboring states. This collection documents the efforts of the RMFU to serve farmers and ranchers through education, legislation, and cooperative activities, and...
Dates: 1897-2009; Majority of material found within 1950-1990
Abstract Terrence "Terry" Finnegan was the leader in the effort to erect the Vietnam Era Memorial Bridge at Colorado State University in Fort Collins. Originally intended as a tribute to a fellow CSU alum, Bill Latch, the Memorial was expanded in concept to pay tribute to both anti-war advocates and Vietnam veterans. The bridge was dedicated in 1992 and is the first Vietnam memorial in the United States to honor both the veterans of that era as well as those individuals who protested the...
Dates: 1981-1998; Majority of material found within 1989-1995
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