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David McComb Big Thompson Flood Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WBTF
Abstract

On July 31, 1976, the Big Thompson Canyon, just west of Loveland, Colorado, was the scene of a flash flood which claimed 144 lives. The collection consists of oral history tapes and transcripts along with photographs, slides, audiotapes, newspaper clippings, and other material Colorado State University history professor Dr. David McComb compiled when researching for his book Big Thompson: Profile of a Natural Disaster.

Dates: 1975-1985; Majority of material found within 1976-1978

Papers of Congressman James P. Johnson

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Identifier: MJPJ
Abstract

James P. Johnson represented Colorado's Fourth District in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1972 to 1980 as a member of the Republican party. He served on the Agriculture and Interior Committees and was one of thirteen members of Congress chosen to investigate the Central Intelligence Agency in 1975. This collection includes personal and political papers, project files, and correspondence from Mr. Johnson's eight years in Congress.

Dates: 1969-1980; Majority of material found within 1972-1980

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 Kenneth W. Rock

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Identifier: UKWR
Abstract The Papers of Kenneth W. Rock focus on the history of the migration of Germans from Russia to Colorado, course work related to Vienna, and references countries that he traveled and taught study abroad programs. Kenneth W. Rock is Professor Emeritus of History at Colorado State University. His research and teaching focused on the Habsburg Empire, Central and Eastern Europe, European Biography, and the Germans from Russia Immigration experience. He taught undergraduate European history courses...
Dates: 1870-2015; Majority of material found within 1974-2005

Papers of William E. Morgan

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Identifier: UWEM
Abstract William E. Morgan (1909-2005) served as president of Colorado Agricultural and Mechanical College/Colorado State University from 1949 to 1969. During his tenure, Morgan's farsighted and coherent concept for the growth of the institution resulted in its transformation from a small agricultural college to a state university. He was intensively involved with the bureaucratic process for the university as well as for other institutions, serving on outside boards and agencies. Materials document...
Dates: 1831-2003; Majority of material found within 1947-1993

Peace Corps Collection

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Identifier: UPCC
Abstract Colorado State University became involved with the early development of the Peace Corps through the work of Maurice L. Albertson and the successful 1960 proposal on behalf of CSURF (Colorado State University Research Foundation) to the ICA (International Cooperation Agency) to investigate the possibility of establishing a "youth corps" that would become the Peace Corps. Colorado State University soon began training Peace Corps volunteers for work in Pakistan and other parts of the world....
Dates: 1959-2011; Majority of material found within 1981-1986

Records of Project Promise

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Identifier: UPPR
Abstract Project Promise (Professionals with a Mission in Education) was an accelerated post-bachelor's degree secondary teacher licensure program offered from 1989-2007 by Colorado State University's School of Education. The collection documents the history of the program. Materials include administrative files, program curriculum, subject files, placement information for schools at which Project Promise...
Dates: 1988-2007; Majority of material found in 1989-2007

Records of the American Public Works Association, Colorado Chapter

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Identifier: WAPW
Abstract The American Public Works Association is an international educational and professional association that provides goods and services related to public works. The organization was created in 1937 by a merger of the American Society of Municipal Engineers, the International Association of Street Sanitation Officials, and the International Association of Public Works Office. The collection pertains mainly to activities of the association's Colorado Chapter, founded in 1962. Materials consist of...
Dates: 1864-1988; Majority of material found within 1973-1985

Records of the Colorado Association of Soil Conservation Districts

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Identifier: WCSC
Abstract On July 30, 1945, the Colorado Association of Soil Conservation Districts was formed as a statewide organization to provide guidance for the individual districts as well as to promote conservation at state and national levels. The Association's work has included helping districts to secure grants for conservation machinery, influencing state and federal legislation, and holding workshops to discuss state laws. The Association's records consist of documents created largely in relation to...
Dates: 1945-1987

Records of the Colorado Cattlemen's Association

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Identifier: ACCA
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

Records of the Colorado Water Resources Research Institute

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Identifier: WRRI
Abstract Colorado State University has long been a leader in the West in water research and engineering. The University was a logical choice to oversee the Colorado Water Resources Research Institute (CWRRI) when, in 1964, Congress passed the Water Resources Research Act to better coordinate the nation's water research programs. The mission of CWRRI on the CSU campus was to bring water concerns and problems to the attention of water experts in higher education, facilitate research into these issues...
Dates: 1949-2007; Majority of material found within 1965-1985

Sidney Heitman Germans from Russia in Colorado Study Project Collection

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Identifier: UHSP
Abstract History professor Sidney Heitman established the Colorado State University Germans from Russia in Colorado Study Project in 1975. The study project focused on northern Colorado and conducted extensive interviews with Germans from Russia. The four-year project focused on the influence Germans from Russia had on Colorado, since they constituted the state's second largest ethnic group. The development of a comprehensive collection of material on Volga Germans in Colorado was a high priority of...
Dates: 1902-2005; Majority of material found within 1976-1978

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Big Thompson Canyon (Colo.) 1
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Big Thompson: Profile of a Natural Disaster 1
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California. 1
Cattle breeders. 1
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Challenge to Build: A History of Public Works & APWA in Colorado 1
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College presidents -- Colorado -- Fort Collins. 1
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Colorado State University. Germans from Russia in Colorado Study Project. 2
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American Historical Society of Germans from Russia. 1