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Papers of Ray Nixon

 Collection
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 Raymond L. Anderson

 Collection
Identifier: WRLA
Abstract

Natural resource economist Raymond L. Anderson (1927-2018) spent nearly three decades working jointly for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Economic Research Service and Colorado State University (CSU). He focused on irrigated agriculture and the associated organizations and issues arising in modern contexts. The collection contains biographical material, correspondence, publications, and data.

Dates: 1950-2008; Majority of material found within 1961-1984

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 the National Water Resources Association

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Identifier: WRAM
Abstract The National Water Resources Association (NWRA) is comprised of the water users of seventeen western states. It was known as the National Reclamation Association from 1932 until 1970. J. R. "Bob" Barkley served as the Colorado Director of the NWRA from 1966 to 1974, when he became its president. The collection includes papers from the Northern Colorado Water Conservancy Board and the personal files of Barkley while he served on the National Reclamation Association (1934-1969), the NWRA...
Dates: 1932-1974

Papers of Vujica M. Yevjevich

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Identifier: WVMY
Abstract

Vujica M. Yevjevich (1913-2006), a native of Yugoslavia, was a professor, lecturer, consultant, and researcher of hydrologic engineering. Yevjevich taught in Colorado State University's engineering department from 1960 until his retirement in 1979. The collection contains notes, essays, correspondence, graphs, maps, and technical information on his work in hydrology, mostly international in nature.

Dates: 1951-2006; Majority of material found within 1951-1985

Papers of W. D. Farr

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Identifier: WWDF
Abstract William Daven "W.D." Farr (1910-2007) was a leading water pioneer, cattleman, and businessman in northern Colorado. He was extensively involved in many local and national water and agricultural organizations, including the Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District, the Greeley Water and Sewer Board, and the American National Cattlemen's Association. Materials document little of Farr's professional life but more of his service activities and personal life. Beyond Farr and his family, the...
Dates: 1890-2010; Majority of material found within 1980-2005

Papers of Whitney M. Borland

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Identifier: WWMB
Abstract As a civil engineer with a long and distinguished career, Whitney McNair Borland (1905-2001) focused his research on sedimentation, hydraulics, avalanches and other aspects of hydrology. He was employed by the United States Bureau of Reclamation for over forty years, spending some of that time conducting model sedimentation studies in Fort Collins, working in the Colorado State University engineering lab designed by Ralph Parshall. The collection consists of documents either collected or...
Dates: 1828-1997; Majority of material found within 1930-1979

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 American Water Foundation

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Identifier: WAWF
Abstract The American Water Foundation, formed in 1984 as an affiliate of the U.S. Committee on Irrigation and Drainage, existed for a decade as a Denver-based non-profit organization focused on transferring water resources technology to other countries. It worked to advance technology transfer through training programs, primarily by holding seminars, workshops, and study tours in the U.S. for personnel from other countries. Subjects of training programs included dam safety, canal lining, irrigation...
Dates: 1982-1993

Records of the Arkansas Valley Sugar Beet and Irrigated Land Company

 Collection
Identifier: WAVX
Abstract Formed in 1901 to take over several earlier companies, the Arkansas Valley Sugar Beet and Irrigated Land Company operated the Amity Canal System in southeastern Colorado. The company became a subsidiary of the Equitable Life Assurance Society in 1910, went through several lawsuits that mutualized the system, and dissolved in 1966. The collection documents the company through materials accumulated in the New York office, including meeting minutes, correspondence, reports, legal and financial...
Dates: 1883-1979; Majority of material found within 1901-1950

Records of the Colorado Water Resources Research Institute

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Identifier: WRRI
Abstract Colorado State University has long been a leader in the West in water research and engineering. The University was a logical choice to oversee the Colorado Water Resources Research Institute (CWRRI) when, in 1964, Congress passed the Water Resources Research Act to better coordinate the nation's water research programs. The mission of CWRRI on the CSU campus was to bring water concerns and problems to the attention of water experts in higher education, facilitate research into these issues...
Dates: 1949-2007; Majority of material found within 1965-1985

Records of the North Poudre Irrigation Company

 Collection
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 Office of International Programs

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Identifier: UOIP
Abstract

The Records of the Office of International Programs was established to administer and oversee projects of an international nature. The collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, reports, proposals, conference proceedings, and office records related to meetings, finance, individual profiles, international travel, foreign countries and projects. Material types include manuscripts, articles, reports, brochures, journals, maps, newspaper clippings, a scrapbook, and photographs.

Dates: 1948-1999; Majority of material found in 1964-1984

Records of the San Luis Valley Irrigation District

 Collection
Identifier: WSLV
Abstract

The San Luis Valley Irrigation District formed in 1908 to deliver water to farmers in Southern Colorado's San Luis Valley. The collection contains some records from the Farmers Union Ditch Company and the Farmers Union Irrigation Company but mostly encompasses records pertaining to district operations. Materials include meeting minutes, financial records, engineering reports, correspondence, legal documents, annual reports, election notices, contracts, clippings, maps, and photographs.

Dates: 1887-1976; Majority of material found within 1900-1930

Records of Wright Water Engineers, Inc.

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Identifier: WWWE
Abstract Wright Water Engineers, Inc., is a Colorado-based water resources consulting firm founded by Kenneth R. Wright. Since 1961 the company has undertaken projects concerning agricultural and irrigation engineering, water rights, flood control and drainage, dams, and groundwater in Colorado as well as other states and countries. The collection contains files from select Colorado projects. Also present are the records of Wright-McLaughlin Engineers (1964-1982), a closely associated engineering...
Dates: 1882-2006; Majority of material found within 1974-1993

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Subject
Photographs. 34
Water resources development. 20
Maps. 18
Water resources development -- Colorado. 12
Colorado. 11
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Negatives. 10
Slides (photographs). 10
Water-supply -- Colorado. 10
Artifacts. 9
Hydrology. 8
Videotapes. 8
Reservoirs -- Colorado. 7
Arkansas River Watershed. 6
Arkansas River. 6
Audiocassettes. 6
Cache la Poudre River (Colo.) 6
Irrigation engineering. 6
South Platte River Watershed (Colo. and Neb.) 6
DVDs. 5
Scrapbooks. 5
Aerial photographs. 4
Books. 4
Charts (graphic documents). 4
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) 4
Hydraulics. 4
Larimer County (Colo.) 4
Sedimentation and deposition. 4
South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.) 4
Compact discs. 3
Dams -- Colorado. 3
Diaries. 3
Ditches -- Colorado. 3
Fort Collins (Colo.) 3
Greeley (Colo.) 3
Irrigation -- Colorado. 3
Irrigation canals and flumes -- Colorado. 3
Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 3
Pakistan. 3
Sediment transport. 3
Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 3
Water -- Law and legislation. 3
West (U.S.) 3
Bangladesh. 2
Banks and banking. 2
Beef cattle. 2
Bent County (Colo.) 2
Big Thompson River (Colo.) 2
Blueprints. 2
California. 2
China. 2
Dams. 2
Floods -- Colorado -- Big Thompson River. 2
Fryingpan River (Colo.) 2
Fryingpan River Watershed (Colo.) 2
Holly (Colo.) 2
Hydraulic engineering. 2
International education. 2
Interstate agreements. 2
Irrigation. 2
Kansas. 2
Kiowa County (Colo.) 2
Lantern slides. 2
Microfilms. 2
Mississippi River Watershed. 2
Motion pictures (visual works). 2
Nebraska. 2
New Mexico. 2
Newspaper clippings. 2
Posters. 2
Prowers County (Colo.) 2
Rio Grande (Colo.-Mexico and Tex.) 2
Rural development -- Developing countries. 2
San Luis Valley (Colo. and N.M.) 2
Sugar beet industry -- Colorado. 2
Sustainable development -- Developing countries. 2
Venezuela. 2
Water rights. 2
Watersheds -- Colorado. 2
Weld County (Colo.) 2
Afghanistan. 1
Agriculture -- Research. 1
Air quality. 1
Alaska. 1
Arizona. 1
Audiotapes. 1
Avalanches. 1
Beef industry 1
Big Thompson Canyon (Colo.) 1
Blue River Watershed (Colo.) 1
Boxelder Valley (Wyo. and Colo.) 1
Brazil. 1
Cache la Poudre River Watershed (Colo.) 1
Canals -- Design and construction. 1
Catlin Canal (Colo.) 1
Cattle -- Feeding and feeds. 1
Center (Colo.) 1
Cherry Creek Reservoir Watershed (Colo.) 1
Cheyenne (Wyo.) 1
Clear Creek Watershed (Clear Creek County, Colo.) 1
College presidents. 1
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Spanish; Castilian 1
 
Names
United States. Bureau of Reclamation. 6
Colorado State University. 5
Colorado State University. Department of Civil Engineering. 4
Colorado State University. Engineering Research Center. 3
North Poudre Irrigation Company 3
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Albertson, Maurice L. 2
Arkansas Valley Sugar Beet and Irrigated Land Company 2
Arkansas Valley Sugar Beet and Irrigated Land Company. 2
Carpenter family. 2
Carpenter, Delph. 2
Carpenter, Leroy S., 1843-1927. 2
Colorado Agricultural College. 2
Colorado River Commission. 2
Colorado State University. College of Engineering. 2
Colorado State University. Department of Civil Engineering 2
Colorado Water Conservation Board. 2
Council of U.S. Universities for Soil and Water Development in Arid and Sub-humid Areas. 2
Denver (Colo.). Board of Water Commissioners. 2
Farr, W. D. (William Daven), 1910-2007. 2
Fryingpan-Arkansas Project (U.S.) 2
Geological Survey (U.S.) 2
National Reclamation Association. 2
Water Supply and Storage Company. 2
American Water Foundation. 1
Anderson, Raymond Lloyd, 1927- 1
Banner Associates. 1
Barkley, J. R. 1
Barry, Hamlet J., III, 1944-2010 1
Barry, Hamlet J., III, 1944-2010. 1
Borland, Whitney McNair 1
Borland, Whitney McNair. 1
Boy Scouts of America. 1
Calkins, Kramer, Grimshaw & Harring. 1
Carpenter, Delph 1
Carpenter, Donald A. 1
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) 1
Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station. 1
Colorado Agricultural and Mechanical College. 1
Colorado Springs (Colo.). Department of Public Utilities. 1
Colorado State University. Department of Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics. 1
Colorado State University. Environmental Resources Center. 1
Colorado State University. Office of International Programs 1
Colorado State University. Research Foundation. 1
Colorado Water Resources Research Institute 1
Colorado Water Resources Research Institute. 1
Colorado Water Resources and Power Development Authority. 1
Colorado. Department of Natural Resources. 1
Colorado. General Assembly. 1
Colorado. Mined Land Reclamation Division. 1
Colorado. Supreme Court. 1
Consortium for International Development. 1
Cunningham, Frances Schelt 1
Cunningham, Frances Schelt. 1
Eastman Kodak Company. 1
Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States. 1
Evans, Norman A. 1
Farmers Union Ditch Company. 1
Farmers Union Irrigation Company. 1
Farr, W. D. (William Daven), 1910-2007 1
Fountain Valley Authority (Colo.) 1
Geological Survey (U.S.). Water Resources Division. 1
Glover, Robert E. (Robert Ellsworth), 1896-1984 1
Glover, Robert E. (Robert Ellsworth), 1896-1984. 1
Goslin, Ival V. 1
Great Western Sugar Company. 1
Greeley (Colo.). Water and Sewer Board. 1
Greeley-Poudre Irrigation District. 1
Grigg, Neil S. 1
Hamilton, Fred B. 1
Hobbs, Greg 1
Hobbs, Greg. 1
Hogarty family. 1
Hogarty, Michael J. 1
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964. 1
Johnson, Harvey G. 1
Krech, Alvin W. 1
Lory, Carrie. 1
Lory, Charles Alfred, 1872-1969 1
Micronesian Legal Services Corporation. 1
Milenski, Frank 1
Milenski, Frank. 1
Mogren, Edwin W. 1
Moses, Wittemyer, Harrison and Woodruff. 1
Mountain Supply Ditch Company. 1
National Cattlemen's Association (U.S.) 1
National Cattlemen's Beef Association (U.S.) 1
National Cattlemen's Foundation. 1
National Water Resources Association (U.S.) 1
Nixon, Raymond D. 1
Nordin, Carl F. 1
Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 1
Ogilvie, James L. 1
Pa Mong Project. 1
Partridge, W. S. 1
Peace Corps (U.S.) 1
Philmont Scout Ranch. 1
Public Employees' Retirement Association (Colorado) 1
Richardson, E. V. (Everett V.), 1924- 1
Rogers, James Grafton, 1883-1971. 1
Ruff, James F. 1
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