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Local Water Resources History 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, water rights, and drought studies, as well as various rivers and reservoirs. Some...
Dates: 1875-2021; Majority of material found within 1960-2008

Papers of Delph E. Carpenter and Family

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 Tom Pitts

Identifier: WTPP
Abstract Tom Pitts worked with local, state, and federal organizations to find solutions for water usage and environmental regulatory issues. His efforts on endangered species issues resulted in multiple long-term programs benefiting both water users and endangered fish in river basins within and beyond Colorado. The collection thoroughly documents Pitts' work on the Colorado Water Congress Special Project on Threatened and Endangered Species, including work specific to the four endangered fish...
Dates: 1974-2014; Majority of material found within 1984-2000

Records of the San Luis Valley Irrigation District

Identifier: WSLV
Abstract The San Luis Valley Irrigation District formed in 1908 to deliver water to farmers in Southern Colorado's San Luis Valley. The collection contains some records from the Farmers Union Ditch Company and the Farmers Union Irrigation Company but mostly encompasses records pertaining to district operations. Materials include meeting minutes, financial records, engineering reports, correspondence, legal documents, annual reports, election notices, contracts, clippings, maps, and photographs. A...
Dates: 1887-1976; Majority of material found within 1900-1930

Water Oral Histories Collection

Identifier: WOHC
Abstract The Water Oral Histories Collection consists of interviews and reminiscences covering the work of some of Colorado's distinguished civil engineers, irrigators, and water leaders. Subjects include Northern Colorado's irrigation history, irrigation engineering and research in Colorado, large water storage projects, groundwater issues, and the personal and professional lives of some of Colorado's water leaders. A portion of the collection is digitized and ...
Dates: 1986-2022

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Carpenter, Leroy S., 1843-1927 1
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Luecke, Daniel 1
Mobley, Terry 1
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Porter, John 1
Pueblo Board of Water Works (Colo.) 1
Randall, Owen 1
Recovery Program for Endangered Fish of the Upper Colorado River Basin 1
Robbins, David W. 1
San Juan River Basin Recovery Implementation Program (U.S.) 1
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Scanga, Ralph 1
Schmidt, Max 1
Sharp, Thomas R. 1
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Shoemaker, Jeff 1
Smith, MaryLou M., 1950- 1
Smith, Travis 1
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Stulp, John 1
Tom Pitts & Associates 1
Trout, Thomas J. (Thomas James) 1
Union Colony of Colorado 1
United States. Bureau of Reclamation 1
United States. Department of the Interior 1
Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish Recovery Program 1
Ward, Robert C. 1
Water Supply and Storage Company 1
Wells, Patricia 1
Werner, Brian 1
Wilkinson, Eric 1
Wright, Kenneth R. 1
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