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Papers of Robert C. Ward

Identifier: WRCW
Abstract A professor and administrator at Colorado State University for 35 years, Robert Ward focused his career on water quality monitoring. He conducted theoretical and applied research to develop information about water quality monitoring systems and management, teach the concepts, and influence application and policy. His collection documents his research and teaching, with limited files documenting his service activities and his administrative role. Material types include personnel files,...
Dates: 1950-2019; Majority of material found within 1970-2010

Papers of W. D. Farr

Identifier: WWDF
Abstract William Daven "W.D." Farr (1910-2007) was a leading water pioneer, cattleman, and businessman in northern Colorado. He was extensively involved in many local and national water and agricultural organizations, including the Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District, the Greeley Water and Sewer Board, and the American National Cattlemen's Association. Materials document little of Farr's professional life but more of his service activities and personal life. Beyond Farr and his family, the...
Dates: 1890-2010; Majority of material found within 1980-2005

Records of the Central Colorado Water Conservancy District

Identifier: WCCW
Abstract The Central Colorado Water Conservancy District (CCWCD), established in 1965, aids in the development, management, and protection of water resources within the South Platte Basin of Northeastern Colorado. This collection consists primarily of bound copies of meeting minutes from 1965-1974. Also included are newsletters, an annual report, fact sheets, and bylaws. Subject areas covered include surface and groundwater quality research, groundwater storage projects, irrigation well development,...
Dates: 1965-2015; Majority of material found in 1965-1974

Records of the Colorado Water Resources Research Institute

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

Records of the North Poudre Irrigation Company

Identifier: WNPR
Abstract Since 1901, the North Poudre Irrigation Company (NPIC) has supplied water to Northern Colorado's Boxelder Creek Valley farmers and ranchers through its system of canals and reservoirs. Today, the company owns nineteen reservoirs and approximately 200 miles of ditches and laterals. The company's activities and system are documented through a variety of material types including annual reports, stock certificates, financial records, legal documents, engineering reports, correspondence, meeting...
Dates: 1880-2009; Majority of material found within 1901-2005

Records of the San Luis Valley Irrigation District

Identifier: WSLV

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.

Dates: 1887-1976; Majority of material found within 1900-1930

Water Oral Histories Collection

Identifier: WOHC

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.

Dates: 1986-2022

Water Supply and Storage Company Collection

Identifier: WWSS
Abstract The Water Supply and Storage Company (WSSC) was incorporated in 1891 to serve irrigators in the Cache la Poudre valley. In 1986, the city of Thornton purchased substantial stock in the company, which has subsequently provided water for both municipal and agricultural purposes. The bulk of the collection was produced during a records management project conducted on the company's behalf between 1981 and 2000, and includes oral history audiotapes, transcripts, company histories and timelines,...
Dates: 1907-1991; Majority of material found within 1973-1991

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Water resources development -- Colorado. 26
Photographs. 13
Water-supply -- Colorado. 12
Maps. 9
Videotapes. 7
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Audiocassettes. 6
Artifacts. 5
Cache la Poudre River (Colo.) 5
Irrigation -- Colorado. 5
Reservoirs -- Colorado. 5
South Platte River Watershed (Colo. and Neb.) 5
Arkansas River Watershed. 4
Arkansas River. 4
DVDs. 4
Fort Collins (Colo.) 4
Oral history. 4
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) 3
Colorado. 3
Dams -- Colorado. 3
Denver (Colo.) 3
Ditches -- Colorado. 3
Irrigation engineering. 3
Larimer County (Colo.) 3
South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.) 3
Weld County (Colo.) 3
Big Thompson River (Colo.) 2
Cache la Poudre River Watershed (Colo.) 2
Fryingpan River (Colo.) 2
Fryingpan River Watershed (Colo.) 2
Greeley (Colo.) 2
Negatives. 2
Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 2
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Rio Grande (Colo.-Mexico and Tex.) 2
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Slides (photographs). 2
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Water-supply -- Research -- Colorado. 2
Watersheds -- Colorado. 2
Waterworks -- Colorado -- Denver. 2
Aerial photographs. 1
Agriculture -- Colorado. 1
Alaska. 1
Aurora (Colo.) 1
Banks and banking. 1
Beef cattle. 1
Beef industry 1
Blue River Watershed (Colo.) 1
Blueprints. 1
Books. 1
Boulder Creek (Boulder County and Weld County, Colo.) 1
Boxelder Valley (Wyo. and Colo.) 1
Cache la Poudre River National Water Heritage Area (Colo.) 1
Catlin Canal (Colo.) 1
Cattle -- Feeding and feeds. 1
Center (Colo.) 1
Charts (graphic documents). 1
Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.) 1
Cherry Creek Reservoir Watershed (Colo.) 1
Clear Creek Watershed (Clear Creek County, Colo.) 1
College presidents. 1
Colorado -- Water rights. 1
Colorado River Water Conservation District (Colo.) 1
Colorado Springs (Colo.) 1
Costilla County (Colo.) 1
Denver Basin. 1
Diaries. 1
Dolores River Valley (Colo. and Utah) 1
Douglas County (Colo.) 1
Droughts -- Colorado. 1
Education, Higher. 1
El Paso County (Colo.) 1
Englewood (Colo.) 1
Farm life -- Colorado. 1
Floods -- Colorado -- Big Thompson River. 1
Fraser River Watershed (Colo.) 1
Groundwater -- Law and legislation -- Colorado. 1
Hinsdale County (Colo.) 1
History of the Denver Water System. 1
Interstate agreements -- Arkansas River. 1
Irrigation canals and flumes -- Colorado. 1
Irrigation districts -- Colorado. 1
Irrigation engineering -- Colorado. 1
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Kansas. 1
Land use. 1
Marshall Islands. 1
Micronesia (Federated States) 1
Mines and mineral resources. 1
Minutes. 1
Municipal water supply -- Colorado -- Denver -- Management. 1
Newspaper clippings. 1
Ogallala Aquifer. 1
Orchard Mesa Irrigation District. 1
Outdoor recreation -- Colorado. 1
Powell, Lake (Utah and Ariz.) 1
Public interest law. 1
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Denver (Colo.). Board of Water Commissioners. 5
Colorado Water Conservation Board. 4
Colorado Water Resources Research Institute. 3
North Poudre Irrigation Company 3
United States. Bureau of Reclamation. 3
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Ward, Robert C. 3
Water Supply and Storage Company. 3
Colorado Agricultural College. 2
Colorado State University. 2
Colorado State University. Department of Civil Engineering. 2
Colorado Water Congress. 2
Colorado. Department of Natural Resources. 2
Evans, Norman A. 2
Fryingpan-Arkansas Project (U.S.) 2
Johnson, Harvey G. 2
Ogilvie, James L. 2
Anderson Ditch Company. 1
Barry, Hamlet J., III, 1944-2010 1
Barry, Hamlet J., III, 1944-2010. 1
Broderick, Jim 1
Calkins, Kramer, Grimshaw & Harring. 1
Central Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 1
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) 1
Coal Ridge Ditch Company. 1
Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station. 1
Colorado Agricultural and Mechanical College. 1
Colorado Springs (Colo.). Department of Public Utilities. 1
Colorado State University. Department of Agricultural Engineering. 1
Colorado State University. Department of Agricultural and Chemical Engineering. 1
Colorado State University. Environmental Resources Center. 1
Colorado Water Congress 1
Colorado Water Resources Research Institute 1
Colorado Water Resources and Power Development Authority. 1
Colorado. Mined Land Reclamation Division. 1
Cunningham, Frances Schelt 1
Cunningham, Frances Schelt. 1
Danielson, Jeris. 1
Denver Union Water Company (Denver, Colo.) 1
Doesken, Nolan J. 1
Evans, Harold G. 1
Farmers Union Ditch Company. 1
Farmers Union Irrigation Company. 1
Farr, W. D. (William Daven), 1910-2007 1
Farr, W. D. (William Daven), 1910-2007. 1
Fetcher, John R. 1
Fisk, Charles C., 1918-2005 1
Fort Collins (Colo.). Utilities. 1
George, Russell. 1
Glover, Robert E. (Robert Ellsworth), 1896-1984. 1
Goslin, Ival V. 1
Greeley (Colo.). Water and Sewer Board. 1
Grigg, Neil S. 1
Gronning, Lloyd J. 1
Hamel, Alan C. 1
Hamilton, Fred B. 1
Harmon, Dennis. 1
Hoover, Marvin D. 1
Kuhn, Eric. 1
Left Hand Ditch Company. 1
Longenbaugh, R. A. (Robert A.) 1
Lory, Carrie. 1
Lory, Charles Alfred, 1872-1969 1
Lower Boulder Ditch Company. 1
Luecke, Daniel. 1
MacRavey, Richard D. 1
Micronesian Legal Services Corporation. 1
Milenski, Frank 1
Milenski, Frank. 1
Mobley, Terry 1
Mosley, Earl L., 1883-1966 1
Mountain Supply Ditch Company. 1
National Cattlemen's Association (U.S.) 1
National Cattlemen's Beef Association (U.S.) 1
National Cattlemen's Foundation. 1
National Reclamation Association. 1
Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 1
Parshall, Maxwell. 1
Porter, John. 1
Pueblo Board of Water Works (Colo.) 1
Randall, Owen. 1
Robbins, David W. 1
San Luis Valley Irrigation District 1
San Luis Valley Irrigation District. 1
Scanga, Ralph. 1
Schmidt, Max. 1
Sharp, Thomas R. 1
Shimmin, Mike. 1
Shoemaker, Jeff 1
Smith, MaryLou M., 1950- 1
Smith, Travis. 1
Spencer, Herb. 1
Stulp, John. 1
Trout, Thomas J. (Thomas James) 1
United States. National Park Service. 1
United States. National Resources Planning Board. 1
United States. Soil Conservation Service. 1
University of Northern Colorado. Department of History. 1
Upper Colorado River Commission. 1
Upper Yampa Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 1
Vandemoer, Herbert 1
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