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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

 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

Ival V. Goslin Water Resources Collection

 Collection
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 David M. Freeman

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Identifier: WDMF
Abstract David M. Freeman is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Sociology at Colorado State University. As part of his four-decade long career, Dr. Freeman began studying western water use in the 1980s, and began to focus specifically on the Platte River project in the late 1990s. The collection includes Dr. Freeman's research for Implementing the Endangered Species Act of the Platte Basin Water Commons (2010). Subject areas include the Platte River negotiations...
Dates: 1911-2011; Majority of material found within 1990-2011

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 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 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 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

Ralph L. Parshall Collection

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Identifier: WRLP
Abstract Ralph Parshall contributed significantly to the field of irrigation engineering with the development of a flow-measuring device that became commonly known as the Parshall flume and continues to be widely used. Materials in the collection include Parshall's patent on his "Venturi flume water stage recording instruments," awards that Parshall received, publications, copies of talks he presented on KOA radio in Denver, and a number of lantern slides depicting flumes, weirs, plans, and various...
Dates: 1888-1992; Majority of material found within 1921-1961

Records of GASP

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Identifier: WGAS
Abstract The Groundwater Appropriators of the South Platte River Basin, Inc. (GASP) was a non-profit well-augmentation company, the first organization of its kind in Colorado. Founded in 1972, its purpose was to offset depletions to the South Platte River caused by pumping of the South Platte valley-fill aquifer. At its peak, GASP served more than 3,000 wells in northeastern Colorado. As state regulation of this activity was modified, the company ceased operations in 2003 and sold the last of its...
Dates: 1912-2007; Majority of material found within 1970-2007

Records of the Colorado Office of the Attorney General

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Identifier: WCAG
Abstract Since its creation in 1876, the Colorado Office of the Attorney General (CAG) has tried many cases related to water and other natural resources. This collection concerns the precedent-setting case United States v. Colorado (general adjudication case number W-8439-76), in which CAG argued against the United States' filing of an application for rights to instream river flows on federal land on behalf of the U.S. Forest Service (USFS). The United States filed...
Dates: 1842-1999; Majority of material found within 1976-1993

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Subject
Maps. 10
Slides (photographs). 5
Videotapes. 5
Artifacts. 4
Groundwater -- Colorado. 4
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Negatives. 4
San Luis Valley (Colo. and N.M.) 4
Arkansas River Watershed. 3
Cache la Poudre River (Colo.) 3
Charts (graphic documents). 3
Colorado. 3
DVDs. 3
Water resources development -- Colorado. 3
Water resources development. 3
Water-supply -- Colorado. 3
Wells -- Colorado. 3
Audiocassettes. 2
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) 2
Compact discs. 2
Flumes. 2
Fort Collins (Colo.) 2
Groundwater. 2
Irrigation engineers. 2
Motion pictures (visual works). 2
Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 2
Parshall flumes. 2
Posters. 2
Snow surveys. 2
Water rights -- Colorado. 2
Weirs. 2
Air quality. 1
Arapaho National Forest (Colo.) 1
Arkansas River. 1
Artificial groundwater recharge -- Colorado. 1
Artificial groundwater recharge. 1
Audiotapes. 1
Banks and banking. 1
Beef cattle. 1
Beef industry 1
Big Thompson River (Colo.) 1
Blue River Watershed (Colo.) 1
Books. 1
Cache la Poudre River Watershed (Colo.) 1
Cattle -- Feeding and feeds. 1
Cherry Creek Reservoir Watershed (Colo.) 1
Clear Creek Watershed (Clear Creek County, Colo.) 1
Colorado River Watershed (Colo.-Mexico) 1
Computer disks. 1
Concrete. 1
Dams -- Colorado. 1
Dams. 1
Denver (Colo.) 1
Diaries. 1
Ditches -- Colorado. 1
Endangered species -- Law and legislation -- South Platte River Watershed (Colo. and Neb.) 1
Fisheries law and legislation -- South Platte River Watershed (Colo. and Neb.) 1
Floods -- Colorado -- Big Thompson River. 1
Forest health -- Colorado. 1
Fraser River Watershed (Colo.) 1
Greeley (Colo.) 1
Groundwater -- Law and legislation 1
Groundwater flow. 1
High Plains (U.S.) 1
Hydrology. 1
Implementing the Endangered Species Act on the Platte Basin Water Commons 1
Instream flow -- Colorado. 1
Irrigation -- Colorado. 1
Irrigation engineering. 1
Irrigation pumps -- Colorado. 1
Irrigation pumps. 1
Irrigation water. 1
Lantern slides. 1
Mathematics. 1
Microfilms. 1
Nebraska. 1
Ogallala Aquifer. 1
Pike National Forest (Colo.) 1
Powell, Lake (Utah and Ariz.) 1
Reservoirs -- Colorado. 1
Reservoirs. 1
Roosevelt National Forest (Colo.) 1
San Isabel National Forest (Colo.) 1
San Juan River Watershed (Colo.-Utah) 1
Scouting (Youth activity) -- United States. 1
Snake River Watershed (Wyo.-Wash.) 1
Streamflow -- Colorado. 1
Uncompahgre River Watershed (Colo.) 1
Water -- Law and legislation -- Colorado. 1
Water -- Law and legislation. 1
Water current meters. 1
Water levels -- Colorado. 1
Water quality. 1
Water rights. 1
Water transfer -- Colorado. 1
Water-supply. 1
Watersheds -- Colorado. 1
Weld County (Colo.) 1
Wells. 1
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Names
Code, W. E. (William E.), 1891- 2
Colorado Agricultural College. 2
Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station. 2
Longenbaugh, R. A. (Robert A.) 2
Parshall, Ralph L. (Ralph Leroy), 1881-1959. 2
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Rohwer, Carl. 2
United States. Department of Agriculture. 2
Bittinger, Morton W. 1
Blatchley Associates. 1
Blatchley, Ronald K. 1
Boy Scouts of America. 1
Colorado A & M College. 1
Colorado Agricultural College. Department of Civil and Irrigation Engineering. 1
Colorado State University. 1
Colorado State University. College of Engineering 1
Colorado State University. College of Engineering. 1
Colorado State University. Department of Civil Engineering 1
Colorado Water Resources and Power Development Authority. 1
Colorado. Attorney-General's Office 1
Colorado. Attorney-General's Office. 1
Colorado. Supreme Court. 1
Cone, Victor M. 1
Duke, Harold R. (Harold Ray), 1940- 1
Farr, W. D. (William Daven), 1910-2007 1
Farr, W. D. (William Daven), 1910-2007. 1
Freeman, David M. 1
Geological Survey (U.S.) 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
Greeley (Colo.). Water and Sewer Board. 1
Groundwater Appropriators of the South Platte River Basin, Inc. (GASP) 1
Hobbs, Greg 1
Hobbs, Greg. 1
Mogren, Edwin W. 1
Mountain Mutual Reservoir Company. 1
National Cattlemen's Association (U.S.) 1
National Cattlemen's Beef Association (U.S.) 1
National Cattlemen's Foundation. 1
North Fork Associates. 1
Parshall, Maxwell. 1
Parshall, Ralph L. (Ralph Leroy), 1881-1959 1
Philmont Scout Ranch. 1
Platte River Recovery Implementation Program (U.S.) 1
Skinner, Morris M. 1
Sunada, Daniel K. 1
United States. Bureau of Irrigation Investigations. 1
United States. Bureau of Reclamation. 1
United States. Dept. of the Interior. 1
United States. Endangered Species Act of 1973. 1
United States. Forest Service. 1
United States. Soil Conservation Service. Division of Irrigation and Water Conservation. 1
United States. Soil Conservation Service. Division of Irrigation. 1
Upper Colorado River Commission. 1
Western Engineers, Inc. 1
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