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Abstract Daniel Tyler (b. 1933), emeritus professor of history at Colorado State University, has taught and written extensively on western water history. This collection documents his research, including that for the biography of W.D. Farr, a Greeley, Colorado, water pioneer, cattleman, and businessman; the biography of Delph Carpenter, a Greeley water lawyer and interstate river commissioner; a book of Carpenter's parents' courtship correspondence; and Mexican land grant rights in relation to New...
Dates: 1950-2011; Majority of material found within 1985-2010
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...
Dates: 1890-2010; Majority of material found within 1980-2005
Abstract Collaborating with the National Cattlemen's Beef Association and the Colorado Beef Council as well as county and local affiliates, the Colorado Cattlemen's Association (CCA) works with state and national legislators, media representatives, and consumers to protect and promote the Colorado cattle industry. Standing committees formed after a 1950 reorganization represent member interests including transportation, water and grazing rights, taxes, branding and registration, livestock health,...
Dates: 1872-2012; Majority of material found in 1953-1990