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Papers of Charles C. Fisk

Identifier: WFIS
Abstract After retiring as an engineer, Charles Fisk researched and wrote a book about Denver's water. The materials in the collection mostly relate to the book Fisk was completing at the end of his life, The Metro Denver Water Story: A Memoir. Subjects primarily relate to the history of Denver and its water, including focus on the South Platte River and the Two Forks project. Predominant material types are photocopies, clippings, drafts, and books as well as two...
Dates: 1880-2007; Majority of material found within 1971-2004

Papers of Daniel Tyler

Identifier: WDTP
Abstract Daniel Tyler (b. 1933), emeritus professor of history at Colorado State University, has taught and written extensively on western water history. This collection documents his research, including that for the biography of W.D. Farr, a Greeley, Colorado, water pioneer, cattleman, and businessman; the biography of Delph Carpenter, a Greeley water lawyer and interstate river commissioner; a book of Carpenter's parents' courtship correspondence; and Mexican land grant rights in relation to New...
Dates: 1950-2011; Majority of material found within 1985-2010

Papers of David J. Miller

Identifier: WMIL
Abstract David J. Miller (1906-1993) was a Greeley attorney who practiced law for over 50 years. Many of his cases related to water law and particularly to the formation and dissolution of irrigation districts and water conservancy districts. This collection consists of Miller's files from his cases as an attorney; organizational documents, including meeting minutes, agendas, and reports; personal and administrative records, including calendars, appointment books, and financial documents; and...
Dates: 1882 - 1986; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1980

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 Earl L. Mosley

Identifier: WMOS
Abstract Earl L. Mosley (1883-1966) was an engineer and municipal administrator who worked in Colorado Springs from 1921 to 1947 and in Denver from 1947 until shortly before his death. He prepared a typescript, "History of the Denver Water System," while working for the Denver Water Board. The collection includes a copy of that work, a few newspaper clippings about Mr. Mosley and his work, and a digital copy of the typescript on compact disc. ...
Dates: 1960-2011; Majority of material found within 1960-1966

Papers of Hamlet J. "Chips" Barry, III

Identifier: WHJB
Abstract Hamlet J. "Chips" Barry, III, served as the manager of Denver Water for nearly twenty years. The documentation of Barry's employment with the Micronesian Legal Services Corporation, the Colorado Department of Natural Resources, law firm Calkins, Kramer, Grimshaw and Harring, and Denver Water is representative but not comprehensive. A 30-year span of his calendars gives a sense of his daily appointments and activities. Additionally, files of his speeches and writings on typical...
Dates: 1951-2011; Majority of material found within 1973-2010

Papers of Harold G. Evans

Identifier: WHGE
Abstract A civil engineer, Harold G. Evans (b. 1944) served on many Colorado water-related committees, largely focused on policy and planning for Greeley Water and Sewer or the South Platte Basin. Evans' papers pertain to this service, largely on the South Platte Basin Roundtable. Beyond the meetings themselves, the files document water conservation strategies, urban and agricultural water issues, groundwater challenges, and recreational and environmental concerns. Materials include correspondence,...
Dates: 2001-2015

Papers of Raymond L. Anderson

Identifier: WRLA

Natural resource economist Raymond L. Anderson (1927-2018) spent nearly three decades working jointly for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Economic Research Service and Colorado State University (CSU). He focused on irrigated agriculture and the associated organizations and issues arising in modern contexts. The collection contains biographical material, correspondence, publications, and data.

Dates: 1950-2008; Majority of material found within 1961-1984

Papers of Robert A. Young

Identifier: WRAY

Agricultural economist Robert A. Young (1931-2013) was a professor at Colorado State University (CSU) who offered insightful analysis related to water management and policy. He published extensively about economics as related especially to water issues in Colorado, the western United States, and the world. The collection consists mainly of his research, publications, and presentations.

Dates: 1965-2009; Majority of material found within 1978-1996

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 Wright Water Engineers, Inc.

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, as well as one in New Mexico/Texas. Also present are the files of Wright-McLaughlin Engineers (1964-1982), a...
Dates: 1882-2006; Majority of material found within 1965-1999

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Anderson, Raymond Lloyd, 1927- 1
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Barry, Hamlet J., III, 1944-2010. 1
Calkins, Kramer, Grimshaw & Harring. 1
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Carpenter, Donald A. 1
Central Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 1
Colorado State University. Department of Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics. 1
Colorado State University. Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics. 1
Colorado Water Congress. 1
Colorado. Department of Natural Resources. 1
Colorado. General Assembly. 1
Colorado. Mined Land Reclamation Division. 1
Colorado. Supreme Court. 1
Columbia Basin Inter-Agency Committee 1
Cyprus Mines Corporation 1
Denver Union Water Company (Denver, Colo.) 1
Eastman Kodak Company. 1
Evans, Harold G. 1
Farr, W. D. (William Daven), 1910-2007. 1
Fisk, Charles C., 1918-2005 1
Great Western Sugar Company. 1
Greeley-Poudre Irrigation District. 1
Greenway Foundation 1
Hogarty family. 1
Hogarty, Michael J. 1
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964. 1
Micronesian Legal Services Corporation. 1
Miller, David J. 1
Missouri Basin Inter-agency Committee 1
Moses, Wittemyer, Harrison and Woodruff. 1
Mosley, Earl L., 1883-1966 1
Pitts, W. Tom 1
Pitts, W. Tom. 1
Recovery Program for Endangered Fish of the Upper Colorado River Basin. 1
San Juan River Basin Recovery Implementation Program (U.S.) 1
Stahmann Farms, Inc. 1
Tom Pitts & Associates. 1
Tyler, Daniel 1
Tyler, Daniel. 1
Union Colony of Colorado. 1
United States. Department of Agriculture. Economic Research Service. 1
United States. Department of the Interior. 1
University of Southern Colorado 1
Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish Recovery Program. 1
Urban Drainage and Flood Control District (Colo.) 1
Water Supply and Storage Company. 1
Western Agricultural Economics Association. 1
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Wright Water Engineers. 1
Wright, Kenneth R. 1
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Young, Robert A. (Robert Alton), 1931-2013 1
Young, Robert A. (Robert Alton), 1931-2013. 1
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