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Groundwater Data 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 Research Papers

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 Daryl B. Simons

Identifier: WDBS
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

Papers of Ivan D. Wood

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

Papers of Maurice L. Albertson

Identifier: WMLA
Abstract Maurice Albertson (1918-2009) was a hydraulic engineering expert who helped Colorado State University (CSU) gain international recognition in a variety of research fields, including water resources management. Best known for his central role in establishing the Peace Corps, Albertson was a CSU professor and administrator instrumental in expanding the university's water resources research program. The collection includes teaching materials; publications; records of professional and consulting...
Dates: 1891-2009; Majority of material found within 1940-2000

Papers of Ray Nixon

Identifier: WNIX
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

Papers of Robert E. Glover

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

Records of the Colorado Office of the Attorney General

Identifier: WCAG
Abstract Since its creation in 1876, the Colorado Office of the Attorney General (CAG) has tried many cases related to water and other natural resources. This collection concerns the precedent-setting case United States v. Colorado (general adjudication case number W-8439-76), in which CAG argued against the United States' filing of an application for rights to instream river flows on federal land on behalf of the U.S. Forest Service (USFS). The United States filed...
Dates: 1842-1999; Majority of material found within 1976-1993

Records of the Consolidated Home Supply Ditch and Reservoir Company

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

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

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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Code, W. E. (William E.), 1891- 2
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Colorado A & M College. 1
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Colorado Agricultural College. Department of Civil and Irrigation Engineering. 1
Colorado Springs (Colo.). Department of Public Utilities. 1
Colorado State University. Department of Civil Engineering. 1
Colorado State University. Research Foundation. 1
Colorado. Attorney-General's Office 1
Colorado. Attorney-General's Office. 1
Cone, Victor M. 1
Consolidated Home Supply Ditch and Reservoir Company 1
Consolidated Home Supply Ditch and Reservoir Company. 1
Council of U.S. Universities for Soil and Water Development in Arid and Sub-humid Areas. 1
Duke, Harold R. (Harold Ray), 1940- 1
Farmers Irrigating Ditch and Reservoir Company. 1
Fountain Valley Authority (Colo.) 1
Glover, Robert E. (Robert Ellsworth), 1896- 1
Glover, Robert E. (Robert Ellsworth), 1896-1984 1
Glover, Robert E. (Robert Ellsworth), 1896-1984. 1
Home Supply Ditch Company. 1
Home Supply Reservoir Company. 1
Longenbaugh, R. A. (Robert A.) 1
Mountain Supply Ditch Company. 1
Nixon, Raymond D. 1
North Poudre Irrigation Company 1
Parshall, Ralph L. (Ralph Leroy), 1881-1959. 1
Public Employees' Retirement Association (Colorado) 1
Reorganized Farmers Ditch Company 1
Reorganized Farmers Ditch Company. 1
Rohwer, Carl. 1
Simons & Associates. 1
Simons, Daryl B. 1
Simons, Li and Associates. 1
Skinner, Morris M. 1
Sunada, Daniel K. 1
United States. Bureau of Irrigation Investigations. 1
United States. Bureau of Reclamation. 1
United States. Department of Agriculture. 1
United States. Forest Service. 1
United States. Soil Conservation Service. Division of Irrigation and Water Conservation. 1
United States. Soil Conservation Service. Division of Irrigation. 1
University of Nebraska--Lincoln. Dept. of Agricultural Engineering. 1
Wood, Ivan D. 1
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