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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 Research Papers

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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

Local Water Resources History Collection

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Identifier: WLOC
Abstract The Local Water Resources History Collection is an aggregation of items acquired from many different sources. Combining a wide range of materials including maps, blueprints, brochures, programs, posters, reports, photographs, newsletters, audiotapes, CDs, and DVDs, the collection touches on various topics related to Colorado water issues, people, and organizations. Topics include ditches and irrigation systems, as well as various rivers and reservoirs. Some materials go beyond the state of...
Dates: 1875-2021; Majority of material found within 1960-2008

Papers of Arthur L. Littleworth

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Identifier: WLIT
Abstract California lawyer Arthur L. Littleworth (1923-2021) served as Special Master on the Kansas v. Colorado Supreme Court case from 1987 until its conclusion in 2009. The case was tried in four parts, and Littleworth wrote five reports during the course of the case. This collection documents the case in its entirety, through trial transcripts, exhibits, and pleadings, as well as correspondence, financial papers, trial notes, report drafts, final reports, and...
Dates: 1906-2009; Majority of material found within 1985-2009

Papers of Delph E. Carpenter and Family

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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 Frank Milenski

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Identifier: WFMP
Abstract Francis ("Frank") Raymond Milenski (1913-1998) was a farmer and irrigator in Colorado's Arkansas River Valley. He served on the Colorado Water Conservation Board from 1959 to 1966 and was on the board of directors of both the Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District and the Catlin Canal Company for several decades. The collection includes documents related to Milenski's involvement in these organizations. Also included are documents pertaining to court cases, water law, agricultural...
Dates: 1890-2003; Majority of material found within 1970-1998

Papers of Fred B. Hamilton

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Identifier: WFBH
Abstract Fred B. Hamilton (1911-1954) was a 1933 Colorado Agricultural College (now Colorado State University) graduate in agricultural engineering who specialized in water and erosion control issues. He worked for the Civilian Conservation Corps, the USDA Soil Conservation Service, and later the Diamond A Cattle Company before moving to the Soil Conservation Service at the University of Nebraska. Materials in the collection include papers, photographs, and engineering plans related to irrigation...
Dates: 1934-1946

Papers of James L. Ogilvie

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Identifier: WJLO
Abstract

James L. Ogilvie (1911-1995) had a long and fruitful career with the United States Bureau of Reclamation in the field of irrigation and water management. He worked successfully on the Colorado-Big Thompson Project and was the Project Manager for the Fryingpan-Arkansas Project in southeast Colorado. The collection contains professional files related to Ogilvie's career as well as desk diaries, which serve as a guide to his daily activities, and photographs.

Dates: 1889-1992; Majority of material found within 1955-1980

Papers of Robert A. Longenbaugh

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Identifier: WRAL
Abstract Robert A. Longenbaugh (1935-2020) made numerous contributions to groundwater research, education, and legislation. The collection documents Longenbaugh's career working on Colorado groundwater issues as a Colorado State University engineering professor, assistant state engineer, and consultant, as well as his continued activities during retirement. Main subjects documented include groundwater resources, modeling, recharge, law, education, wells, and irrigation pump efficiency, as well as...
Dates: 1935-2020; Majority of material found in 1960-2020

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 Arkansas Valley Sugar Beet and Irrigated Land Company

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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 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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Maps. 10
Arkansas River Watershed. 9
Arkansas River. 7
Colorado. 4
Irrigation engineering. 4
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South Platte River Watershed (Colo. and Neb.) 4
Water resources development -- Colorado. 4
Water resources development. 4
Water-supply -- Colorado. 4
Cache la Poudre River (Colo.) 3
Groundwater. 3
Kansas. 3
Negatives. 3
Wells -- Colorado. 3
Artifacts. 2
Bent County (Colo.) 2
Big Thompson River (Colo.) 2
Colorado -- Water rights. 2
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) 2
Dams -- Colorado. 2
Diaries. 2
Floods -- Colorado -- Big Thompson River. 2
Fryingpan River (Colo.) 2
Fryingpan River Watershed (Colo.) 2
Holly (Colo.) 2
Interstate agreements -- Arkansas River. 2
Irrigation canals and flumes -- Colorado. 2
Kansas -- Water rights. 2
Kiowa County (Colo.) 2
Microfilms. 2
Prowers County (Colo.) 2
San Luis Valley (Colo. and N.M.) 2
Slides (photographs). 2
Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 2
Sugar beet industry -- Colorado. 2
Videotapes. 2
Aerial photographs. 1
Arizona. 1
Artificial groundwater recharge -- Colorado. 1
Artificial groundwater recharge. 1
Audiocassettes. 1
Big Thompson Canyon (Colo.) 1
Books. 1
California. 1
Catlin Canal (Colo.) 1
Charts (graphic documents). 1
Colorado River Watershed (Colo.-Mexico) 1
Computer disks. 1
DVDs. 1
Dairy cattle. 1
Ditches -- Colorado. 1
Douglas County (Colo.) 1
El Paso County (Colo.) 1
Evapotranspiration. 1
Floods -- Colorado -- Big Thompson Canyon. 1
Floods -- Colorado. 1
Flumes. 1
Fort Collins (Colo.) 1
Frontier and pioneer life. 1
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Irrigation -- Colorado. 1
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Irrigation pumps. 1
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Lantern slides. 1
Laramie River (Colo. and Wyo.) 1
Larimer County (Colo.) 1
Milking Shorthorn cattle. 1
Motion pictures (visual works). 1
Nebraska. 1
Nevada. 1
New Mexico. 1
North Platte River. 1
Northglenn (Colo.) 1
Ogallala Aquifer. 1
Parades -- Colorado. 1
Parshall flumes. 1
Platte River (Neb.) 1
Posters. 1
Purgatoire River (Colo.) 1
Rio Grande (Colo.-Mexico and Tex.) 1
Rivers. 1
Scrapbooks. 1
Snow surveys. 1
Soil erosion. 1
South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.) 1
Standley Lake (Colo.) 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Veterans. 1
Utah. 1
Water -- Law and legislation. 1
Water current meters. 1
Water districts -- Colorado. 1
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Names
Arkansas Valley Sugar Beet and Irrigated Land Company 2
Arkansas Valley Sugar Beet and Irrigated Land Company. 2
Code, W. E. (William E.), 1891- 2
Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station. 2
Colorado State University. 2
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Fryingpan-Arkansas Project (U.S.) 2
Longenbaugh, R. A. (Robert A.) 2
United States. Bureau of Reclamation. 2
Bittinger, Morton W. 1
Carpenter family. 1
Carpenter, Delph 1
Carpenter, Delph. 1
Carpenter, Donald A. 1
Carpenter, Leroy S., 1843-1927. 1
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) 1
Colorado A & M College. 1
Colorado Agricultural College. 1
Colorado Agricultural College. Department of Civil and Irrigation Engineering. 1
Colorado River Commission. 1
Colorado State University. College of Engineering 1
Colorado State University. College of Engineering. 1
Colorado Water Conservation Board. 1
Colorado. General Assembly. 1
Cone, Victor M. 1
Denver (Colo.). Board of Water Commissioners. 1
Draper, John B. 1
Duke, Harold R. (Harold Ray), 1940- 1
Eastman Kodak Company. 1
Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States. 1
Glover, Robert E. (Robert Ellsworth), 1896- 1
Great Western Sugar Company. 1
Greeley-Poudre Irrigation District. 1
Hamilton, Fred B. 1
Hogarty family. 1
Hogarty, Michael J. 1
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964. 1
Krech, Alvin W. 1
Littleworth, Arthur L., 1923- 1
Milenski, Frank 1
Milenski, Frank. 1
Moses, Wittemyer, Harrison and Woodruff. 1
Ogilvie, James L. 1
Parshall, Ralph L. (Ralph Leroy), 1881-1959. 1
Partridge, W. S. 1
Robbins, David W. 1
Rogers, James Grafton, 1883-1971. 1
Rohwer, Carl. 1
Schuyler, James D. (James Dix), 1848-1912. 1
Skinner, Morris M. 1
Sunada, Daniel K. 1
Union Colony of Colorado. 1
United States. Bureau of Irrigation Investigations. 1
United States. Department of Agriculture. 1
United States. Soil Conservation Service. 1
United States. Soil Conservation Service. Division of Irrigation and Water Conservation. 1
United States. Soil Conservation Service. Division of Irrigation. 1
United States. Supreme Court. 1
Water Supply and Storage Company. 1
Wiley, William M. 1
Wright Water Engineers 1
Wright Water Engineers. 1
Wright, Kenneth R. 1
Wright-McLaughlin Engineers. 1
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