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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 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 Gregory J. Hobbs, Jr.

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: 1916-2021; Majority of material found within 1990-2013

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 Friends of the Poudre

Identifier: WFOP
Abstract Friends of the Poudre, like its predecessor Preserve Our Poudre, is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of the Cache la Poudre River and prevention of large dam projects in Poudre Canyon. Preserve Our Poudre (1980-1986) generated local support for designating the upper portion of the Poudre a Wild and Scenic River. Friends of the Poudre formed in 1986 to oppose the Grey Mountain Reservoir project and enhance the Poudre River's recreational, historic, and educational...
Dates: 1965-2003; Majority of material found within 1980-1986

Records of the Colorado Office of the Attorney General

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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Videotapes. 2
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Instream flow -- Colorado. 1
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Microfilms. 1
Milking Shorthorn cattle. 1
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Rivers -- Colorado -- Recreational use. 1
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San Juan River (Colo.-Utah) 1
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Scouting (Youth activity) -- United States. 1
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Streamflow -- Colorado. 1
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Carpenter family. 2
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Colorado River Commission. 2
Boy Scouts of America. 1