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Abstract William A. Braiden (1865-1955) was a successful banker, rancher, and businessman in Colorado's San Luis Valley. Among his holdings was the T-Bone Ranch in Antonito, Colorado. The collection documents the T-Bone Ranch with a videocassette and DVD copy of an original film by Braiden. Also included is a biography of Braiden from The San Luis Historian. Braiden financially contributed to the construction of Braiden Hall, a dormitory named in memory of his son...
Dates: circa 1945, 1996
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
Abstract For nearly a century, the Colorado Cooperative Extension has served as the agricultural and home management outreach arm of Colorado State University, a land-grant institution, by bringing the results of university research to rural populations. The organization has its roots in early farmers' institutes conducted off-campus starting in 1879. The passage of the Smith-Lever Act in 1914 officially established Extension as a cooperative effort between the USDA, land-grant institutions, and...
Dates: 1906-2000; Majority of material found within 1916-1998
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
Abstract The College of Applied Human Sciences was created in 1986 to promote the well-being of people and the environment in which they live, through education, research, and community service. In 2001, the Department of Design and Merchandising from the College of Applied Human Sciences held a fashion show in honor of Mr. Blackwell, one of the most important American designers to come from the West Coast. This fashion show was an opportunity for students to design pieces inspired by Mr. Blackwell's...
Abstract The College of Veterinary Medicine was founded in 1907. Now operating as the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, it is comprised of four undergraduate programs: Biomedical Sciences, Environmental Health, Microbiology, and Neuroscience. There are also four graduate programs: Biomedical Sciences, Clinical Sciences, Environmental & Radiological Health Sciences, and Microbiology, Immunology & Pathology. The collection includes class notes, books, history materials,...
Dates: 1901-2007; Majority of material found within 1910-1960, 2006-2007
Abstract The Colorado 4-H, an educational program of the Colorado Extension, is Colorado State University's youth outreach in agriculture, mechanic arts, and home economics. The Colorado 4-H manages events, members, leaders, and agents of the National 4-H program in Colorado. This collection contains documents and artifacts from the 4-H office of Colorado Extension, including meeting minutes, newsletters, reports, site and program planning documents, reference documents, pamphlets and booklets,...
Dates: 1921-2007; Majority of material found within 1970-1999
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
Abstract The School of Education at Colorado State University offers courses of study in teaching and learning; organizational learning, performance, and change; and higher education leadership and counseling. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees. Records in the collection include papers, scrapbooks, photographs, negatives, slides, one floppy disk of photographs, videotapes, textiles, and ephemera. In addition to education files, club and fraternity records are in the...
Dates: 1917-2012; Majority of material found within 1980-2012
Abstract The Great Western Sugar Company, incorporated on February 27, 1905, was the dominant producer of Colorado, Wyoming and Nebraska beet sugar for over sixty years. Each new factory of the Great Western Sugar Company quickly became the hub of the agricultural community in which it was built. Materials include financial and administrative records, correspondence, reports, company publications, subject files, newspaper clippings, photographic prints, contact sheets, negatives, slides, audio and...
Dates: 1893-1984; Majority of material found within 1901-1977
Abstract The programs of the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union (RMFU) have supported the successful operation of family farms and ranches for over a century. Organized in 1908 as the Colorado Farmers Educational and Cooperative Union (CFU), the association changed its name to the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union in 1942 to include members in neighboring states. This collection documents the efforts of the RMFU to serve farmers and ranchers through education, legislation, and cooperative activities, and...
Dates: 1897-2009; Majority of material found within 1950-1990
Abstract The Western Dairy Council provides nutrition education resources to consumers, educators, health professionals and the media. Sharing the same headquarters and board of directors, the Western Dairyfarmers' Promotion Association provides educational services for dairy producers, including assistance with water issues, training in public relations and promotion of projects to benefit farmers. The collection documents the history and activities of these related organizations. Material types...
Dates: 1935-1988; Majority of material found within 1970-1979