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Groundwater Data Collection

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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

Howard G. Coopersmith Diamond Geology and Mining Collection

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Identifier: AHGC
Abstract Howard G. Coopersmith, a geologist and diamond mining expert, was a founder and president of Diamond Company N.L., and an officer/director of several public and private diamond exploration and mining companies before focusing on technical consulting to the industry. The collection consists of reference documents about diamond mining in general as well as materials related specifically to the Kelsey Lake diamond mining project and other diamond projects around the world. Materials include...
Dates: 1959-2017; Majority of material found in 1987-2000

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

Ival V. Goslin Water Resources Collection

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Identifier: WIVG
Abstract For over 50 years, Ival V. Goslin (1911-1991) worked in water resources. This collection contains records from throughout his career. The bulk of the collection contains records from the Colorado Water Resources and Power Development Authority where Goslin served as the first Executive Director and later as a consultant. The Authority (est. 1981) has conducted water project feasibility studies and created and implemented financing programs for water and wastewater infrastructures. The...
Dates: 1907-2004; Majority of material found within 1960-1991

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 Bryant Edgar Foster

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Identifier: MBEF
Abstract Bryant E. Foster served with the 89th Division, 314th Ammunition Train, in World War I. Following the war he worked for several years with the Great Western Sugar Company in northern Colorado, and beginning in 1933 worked as an appraiser with the Federal Land Bank. This collection contains material primarily from his Army service, including correspondence (much by Bryant Foster and his wife Lucy Chapin Foster), military papers such as copies of orders, photographs, maps, postcards and a war...
Dates: 1891-1969; Majority of material found within 1917-1943

Papers of Daryl B. Simons

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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 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 Edwin W. Mogren

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Identifier: WEWM
Abstract

Dr. Edwin Mogren (1921-2001) was a professor in the College of Forestry at Colorado State University from 1948 to 1986 and upon his retirement was appointed Professor Emeritus. While teaching at CSU, he also served as a consultant and expert witness on several legal water cases. This collection consists of many of the professor's field notes, data, maps, graphs, correspondence, photographs, and reports related to the litigation he was involved with during the 1970s and 1980s.

Dates: 1963-1999; Majority of material found within 1973-1996

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 Ivan D. Wood

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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 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 Maurice L. Albertson

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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 E. Stanford

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Identifier: URES
Abstract Ray E. (Ray Edmund) Stanford was the author of "Butterflies of the Rocky Mountain states," co-authored "The Atlas of Western USA Butterflies, Including Adjacent Portions of Canada and Mexico," and donated more than 100,000 insect specimens from his personal collection to the C. P. Gillette Museum of Arthropod Diversity which is part of the Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management within the College of Agricultural Sciences at Colorado State University. The collection contains...
Dates: 1919-2006; Majority of material found within 1970s-1990s

Papers of Ray Nixon

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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 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

Papers of Robert E. Glover

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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 Ronald K. Blatchley

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Identifier: WRKB
Abstract Ronald K. Blatchley (b. 1929) was a water consultant in Colorado from the early 1960s into the 2000s. He worked at two firms, Tipton and Kalmbach, and W. W. Wheeler and Associates, before starting his own consulting firms Blatchley Associates, North Fork Associates, and Mountain Mutual Reservoir Company. Consisting mainly of reports from his firms, the collection includes augmentation plans, water rights evaluations, and groundwater studies. Blatchley's clients were mostly located in the...
Dates: 1938, 1963-2007; Majority of material found within 1974-1995

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

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Photographs. 31
Water resources development. 12
Negatives. 11
Colorado. 10
South Platte River Watershed (Colo. and Neb.) 10
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Water-supply -- Colorado. 10
Slides (photographs). 8
Arkansas River Watershed. 7
Artifacts. 7
Arkansas River. 6
Hydrology. 6
Reservoirs -- Colorado. 6
Scrapbooks. 6
Videotapes. 6
Water resources development -- Colorado. 6
Cache la Poudre River (Colo.) 5
Charts (graphic documents). 5
Ditches -- Colorado. 5
Irrigation -- Colorado. 5
Irrigation engineering. 5
Aerial photographs. 4
Audiocassettes. 4
Big Thompson River (Colo.) 4
Diaries. 4
Groundwater -- Colorado. 4
Larimer County (Colo.) 4
San Luis Valley (Colo. and N.M.) 4
Wells -- Colorado. 4
Books. 3
Colorado -- Water rights. 3
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) 3
Dams -- Colorado. 3
Fort Collins (Colo.) 3
Groundwater. 3
Kansas. 3
Motion pictures (visual works). 3
Nebraska. 3
Posters. 3
Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 3
Water rights -- Colorado. 3
Weld County (Colo.) 3
Audiotapes. 2
Blueprints. 2
California. 2
DVDs. 2
Floods -- Colorado -- Big Thompson River. 2
Fryingpan River (Colo.) 2
Fryingpan River Watershed (Colo.) 2
Hydraulics. 2
International education. 2
Interstate agreements -- Arkansas River. 2
Kansas -- Water rights. 2
Microfilms. 2
Pakistan. 2
Platte River (Neb.) 2
Rio Grande (Colo.-Mexico and Tex.) 2
Rural development -- Developing countries. 2
Sediment transport. 2
Sedimentation and deposition. 2
Sustainable development -- Developing countries. 2
Water rights. 2
Water-supply. 2
Watersheds -- Colorado. 2
Wyoming. 2
Afghanistan. 1
Agriculture -- Research. 1
Arapaho National Forest (Colo.) 1
Arizona. 1
Artificial groundwater recharge -- Colorado. 1
Artificial groundwater recharge. 1
Avalanches. 1
Bangladesh. 1
Bent County (Colo.) 1
Berthoud (Colo.) 1
Big Thompson Canyon (Colo.) 1
Blue River Watershed (Colo.) 1
Boxelder Valley (Wyo. and Colo.) 1
Brazil. 1
Butterflies -- North America -- Identification. 1
Cache la Poudre River National Water Heritage Area (Colo.) 1
Cache la Poudre River Watershed (Colo.) 1
Catlin Canal (Colo.) 1
Center (Colo.) 1
Cherry Creek Reservoir Watershed (Colo.) 1
China. 1
Clear Creek Watershed (Clear Creek County, Colo.) 1
Colorado River Watershed (Colo.-Mexico) 1
Colorado Springs (Colo.) 1
Computer disks. 1
Concrete. 1
Constructed wetlands. 1
Costilla County (Colo.) 1
Dam failures -- Colorado -- Roaring River Valley. 1
Dams. 1
Denver (Colo.) 1
Diamond mines and mining. 1
Entomology -- Research. 1
Evapotranspiration. 1
Floods -- Colorado -- Big Thompson Canyon. 1
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Colorado State University. 5
United States. Bureau of Reclamation. 4
Albertson, Maurice L. 2
Code, W. E. (William E.), 1891- 2
Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station. 2
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Colorado State University. College of Engineering. 2
Colorado State University. Department of Civil Engineering 2
Colorado State University. Engineering Research Center. 2
Council of U.S. Universities for Soil and Water Development in Arid and Sub-humid Areas. 2
Fryingpan-Arkansas Project (U.S.) 2
Geological Survey (U.S.) 2
Longenbaugh, R. A. (Robert A.) 2
United States. Supreme Court. 2
Arkansas Valley Sugar Beet and Irrigated Land Company 1
Arkansas Valley Sugar Beet and Irrigated Land Company. 1
Bittinger, Morton W. 1
Blatchley Associates. 1
Blatchley, Ronald K. 1
Borland, Whitney McNair 1
Borland, Whitney McNair. 1
Carpenter family. 1
Carpenter, Delph 1
Carpenter, Delph. 1
Carpenter, Donald A. 1
Carpenter, Leroy S., 1843-1927. 1
Chavez-Ramirez, Felipe, 1965- 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 Springs (Colo.). Department of Public Utilities. 1
Colorado State University. College of Agricultural Sciences -- Archives. 1
Colorado State University. College of Engineering 1
Colorado State University. Department of Civil Engineering. 1
Colorado State University. Office of International Programs 1
Colorado State University. Research Foundation. 1
Colorado Water Conservation Board. 1
Colorado Water Resources and Power Development Authority. 1
Colorado. Attorney-General's Office 1
Colorado. Attorney-General's Office. 1
Colorado. General Assembly. 1
Cone, Victor M. 1
Consolidated Home Supply Ditch and Reservoir Company 1
Consolidated Home Supply Ditch and Reservoir Company. 1
Coopersmith, Howard G. 1
Currier, Paul J. 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
Farmers Irrigating Ditch and Reservoir Company. 1
Farmers Union Ditch Company. 1
Farmers Union Irrigation Company. 1
Foster, Bryant E. 1
Foster, Lucy. 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
Goslin, Ival V. 1
Great Western Sugar Company. 1
Greeley-Poudre Irrigation District. 1
Groundwater Appropriators of the South Platte River Basin, Inc. (GASP) 1
Hogarty family. 1
Hogarty, Michael J. 1
Home Supply Ditch Company. 1
Home Supply Reservoir Company. 1
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964. 1
Krech, Alvin W. 1
Littleworth, Arthur L., 1923- 1
Milenski, Frank 1
Milenski, Frank. 1
Mogren, Edwin W. 1
Moses, Wittemyer, Harrison and Woodruff. 1
Mountain Mutual Reservoir Company. 1
Mountain Supply Ditch Company. 1
Nixon, Raymond D. 1
North Fork Associates. 1
North Poudre Irrigation Company 1
Ogilvie, James L. 1
Opler, Paul A. 1
Pa Mong Project. 1
Parshall, Ralph L. (Ralph Leroy), 1881-1959. 1
Partridge, W. S. 1
Peace Corps (U.S.) 1
Platte River Whooping Crane Critical Habitat Maintenance Trust (Organization) 1
Poudre River Trust 1
Poudre River Trust. 1
Public Employees' Retirement Association (Colorado) 1
Reorganized Farmers Ditch Company 1
Reorganized Farmers Ditch Company. 1
Robbins, David W. 1
Rohwer, Carl. 1
San Luis Valley Irrigation District 1
San Luis Valley Irrigation District. 1
Shen, Richard Tsu-hsun. 1
Simons & Associates. 1
Simons, Daryl B. 1
Simons, Li and Associates. 1
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