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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

Local Water Resources History Collection

 Collection
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 Fannie Cunningham

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Identifier: WCUN
Abstract Frances "Fannie" Schelt Cunningham (1872-1967) graduated from Colorado Agricultural College (now Colorado State University) in 1895. Following college, she taught in local public schools until she married Frank Cunningham in 1903. The collection documents her college studies, along with some of her later writing on topics including westward expansion, local pioneers, and the western landscape. Cunningham also photographed landscapes, rivers, canyons, and ditches in northern Colorado,...
Dates: 1892-1965; Majority of material found within 1892-1927

Papers of Gregory J. Hobbs, Jr.

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Identifier: WGJH
Abstract A leading expert on Colorado water law, Colorado Supreme Court Justice Gregory J. Hobbs, Jr. (1944-2021), practiced environmental, land use, transportation, and water law for more than two decades before his appointment to the bench in 1996. The collection documents Justice Hobbs' legal work during private practice and on the court, along with his professional publications, presentations, and service activities. The collection also documents Hobbs' personal life and family. Subjects covered...
Dates: 1928-2018; Majority of material found within 1990-2013

Papers of James F. Ruff

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Identifier: WRUF
Abstract

Jim Ruff (b. 1937) had a long career as a civil engineering professor at Colorado State University and as a consultant with a focus on hydraulic engineering. The collection documents Dr. Ruff's teaching, research, consulting work, and publications. The collection includes reports, articles, letters, drawings, maps, newspaper clippings, reference materials, data, slides, photographs, videotapes, and computer media.

Dates: 1928-2015; Majority of material found within 1964-1997

Papers of Morris M. Skinner

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Identifier: WMMS
Abstract Morris M. Skinner worked as a professor of civil engineering at Colorado State University (CSU) for more than four decades. He focused both his teaching and research on hydraulics. More specifically, his research focused on groundwater recharge, use of bentonite to reduce seepage, cavitation studies, hydraulic modeling, and use of infrared imagery for hydraulic and hydrologic studies, all of which are reflected in this collection. In addition to his publications and research are numerous...
Dates: 1925-2000; Majority of material found within 1960-1996

Records of Friends of the Poudre

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Identifier: WFOP
Abstract Friends of the Poudre, like its predecessor Preserve Our Poudre, is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of the Cache la Poudre River and prevention of large dam projects in Poudre Canyon. Preserve Our Poudre (1980-1986) generated local support for designating the upper portion of the Poudre a Wild and Scenic River. Friends of the Poudre formed in 1986 to oppose the Grey Mountain Reservoir project and enhance the Poudre River's recreational, historic, and educational...
Dates: 1965-2003; Majority of material found within 1980-1986

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 Poudre River Trust

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Identifier: WPRT
Abstract The Poudre River Trust was established in 1984 to guide development and activity along the Poudre River corridor. The organization has been active in promoting the river's recreational amenities, historical significance, fish and wildlife habitat, and mixed-use development along the Fort Collins riverfront. The Trust has also collaborated with a wide range of local and national agencies, government and private, to bring attention to the river's historic heritage and to establish plans for...
Dates: 1891-2017; Majority of material found within 1984-2016

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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Photographs. 9
Fort Collins (Colo.) 5
Larimer County (Colo.) 5
Maps. 5
Videotapes. 4
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Aerial photographs. 3
Artifacts. 3
Audiocassettes. 3
South Platte River Watershed (Colo. and Neb.) 3
Water resources development -- Colorado. 3
Water resources development. 3
Water-supply -- Colorado. 3
Arkansas River Watershed. 2
Big Thompson River (Colo.) 2
Colorado. 2
Compact discs. 2
DVDs. 2
Ditches -- Colorado. 2
Floods -- Colorado -- Big Thompson River. 2
Hydraulic engineering. 2
Irrigation -- Colorado. 2
Irrigation engineering. 2
Negatives. 2
Reservoirs -- Colorado. 2
Rivers -- Colorado -- Recreational use. 2
Water -- Law and legislation. 2
Aerial photogrammetry. 1
Air quality. 1
Arkansas River. 1
Artificial groundwater recharge. 1
Bentonite. 1
Big Thompson Canyon (Colo.) 1
Books. 1
Boxelder Valley (Wyo. and Colo.) 1
Cache la Poudre River National Water Heritage Area (Colo.) 1
Cavitation. 1
Cheyenne (Wyo.) 1
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) 1
Colorado River Watershed (Colo.-Mexico) 1
Dams -- Colorado. 1
Dams. 1
Drawings (visual works) 1
Environmentalism -- Colorado. 1
Floods -- Colorado -- Big Thompson Canyon. 1
Floppy disks. 1
Flumes. 1
Groundwater. 1
Historic sites -- Colorado. 1
Irrigation canals and flumes -- Colorado. 1
Irrigation engineers. 1
Irrigation pumps. 1
Irrigation water. 1
Microfilms. 1
Mississippi River. 1
Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 1
Northglenn (Colo.) 1
Parshall flumes. 1
Posters. 1
Remote sensing. 1
San Luis Valley (Colo. and N.M.) 1
Scouting (Youth activity) -- United States. 1
Scrapbooks. 1
Slides (photographs). 1
Snow surveys. 1
Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 1
Standley Lake (Colo.) 1
Water current meters. 1
Water quality. 1
Water rights -- Colorado. 1
Water use -- Colorado. 1
Water-supply. 1
Waterfronts -- Colorado -- Fort Collins. 1
Weirs. 1
Weld County (Colo.) 1
Wellington (Colo.) 1
Wells. 1
Windsor (Colo.) 1
Women college graduates. 1
Women teachers. 1
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North Poudre Irrigation Company 3
Colorado Agricultural College. 2
Colorado State University. Department of Civil Engineering. 2
Banner Associates. 1
Boy Scouts of America. 1