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Groundwater Data Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WGDC
Abstract Colorado State University's strength in groundwater research evolved naturally from the state's early residents needing information on irrigated agriculture. The data, maps, charts, drafts, correspondence, photographs, final reports, and reference materials that were produced by or collected for these groundwater studies over the years are what comprise the Groundwater Data Collection. Materials relate to the groundwater studies that CSU researchers conducted primarily in eastern Colorado...
Dates: 1897-2011; Majority of material found within 1940-1981

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

Papers of Ivan D. Wood

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

Photographs of the Arkansas Valley Sugar Beet and Irrigated Land Company

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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

Records of the Consolidated Home Supply Ditch and Reservoir Company

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Identifier: WCHS
Abstract Formed in 1882 in Loveland, Colorado, the Consolidated Home Supply Ditch and Reservoir Company (CHS) delivers water for agricultural purposes through its system of ditches and reservoirs located in Larimer and Weld counties. The company and its system, which draws from the Big Thompson River, are well documented through minute books, water records, and files of recent secretaries. Supplementing these are stock, financial, and legal records, as well as photographs, maps, plans, and drawings....
Dates: 1874-2012; Majority of material found within 1950-2005

Records of the North Poudre Irrigation Company

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Identifier: WNPR
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

Records of the Reorganized Farmers Ditch Company

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Identifier: WRFD
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

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Maps. 6
Irrigation engineering. 5
Arkansas River Watershed. 3
Ditches -- Colorado. 3
Fort Collins (Colo.) 3
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Irrigation -- Colorado. 3
Larimer County (Colo.) 3
San Luis Valley (Colo. and N.M.) 3
Water-supply -- Colorado. 3
Weld County (Colo.) 3
Big Thompson River (Colo.) 2
Cache la Poudre River (Colo.) 2
Colorado. 2
Irrigation farming. 2
Irrigation. 2
Lantern slides. 2
Reservoirs -- Colorado. 2
Slides (photographs). 2
South Platte River Watershed (Colo. and Neb.) 2
Water resources development. 2
Aerial photographs. 1
Agriculture. 1
Algeria. 1
Arkansas River. 1
Artificial groundwater recharge -- Colorado. 1
Bent County (Colo.) 1
Berthoud (Colo.) 1
Boxelder Valley (Wyo. and Colo.) 1
Charts (graphic documents). 1
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) 1
Colorado River Watershed (Colo.-Mexico) 1
DVDs. 1
Dairy cattle. 1
Dam failures -- Colorado -- Roaring River Valley. 1
Dam failures. 1
Dams. 1
Egypt. 1
Floods -- Colorado -- Roaring River Valley. 1
Floods -- Colorado. 1
Flumes. 1
France. 1
Groundwater -- Colorado. 1
Groundwater. 1
High Plains (U.S.) 1
Holly (Colo.) 1
Irrigation canals and flumes -- Colorado. 1
Irrigation canals and flumes. 1
Irrigation engineers. 1
Irrigation pumps -- Colorado. 1
Irrigation pumps. 1
Irrigation water. 1
Italy. 1
Kiowa County (Colo.) 1
Lawn Lake Dam (Colo.) 1
Loveland (Colo.) 1
Microfilms. 1
Motion pictures (visual works). 1
Nebraska. 1
Parades -- Colorado. 1
Parshall flumes. 1
Prowers County (Colo.) 1
Scrapbooks. 1
Snow surveys. 1
Sugar beet industry -- Colorado. 1
Surveying. 1
Veterinary medicine. 1
Water current meters. 1
Water levels -- Colorado. 1
Water resources development -- Colorado. 1
Weirs. 1
Wellington (Colo.) 1
Wells -- Colorado. 1
Wells. 1
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Names
Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station. 3
Code, W. E. (William E.), 1891- 2
Colorado Agricultural College. 2
Colorado Agricultural College. Department of Civil and Irrigation Engineering. 2
Arkansas Valley Sugar Beet and Irrigated Land Company 1