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Cache la Poudre Oral History Project Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WPOH
Abstract

In 2002, the Fort Collins office of the National Park Service contracted with Professor Michael Welsh of the University of Northern Colorado to conduct oral history interviews focused on land use patterns. The area of focus was the Cache la Poudre River Heritage Corridor. The collection consists of interview recordings, transcripts, and one paper on water conservation.

Dates: 2002-2004

Colorado Water Congress Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WCWC
Abstract

The Colorado Water Congress was established in 1958 to provide information about water-related issues affecting Colorado and the West. The organization's newsletters offer a broad overview of Colorado water debates and policy issues, as well as columns and commentary from some of the state's leading water experts. Materials include newsletters, VHS tapes, and conference materials.

Dates: 1958-1970, 1982-2017

Colorado Water Conservation Board Papers of David Walker

 Collection
Identifier: WDWC
Abstract

David Walker was a Director of the Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB). The CWCB was formed in 1937 as a state agency to aid in the protection and development of waters in the state. It is a division of the Colorado Department of Natural Resources. The collection consists of documents created largely in relation to CWCB meetings and projects. Materials include reports by the Colorado Water Congress and reports concerning the Union Avenue Boat By-Pass in Englewood.

Dates: 1965-1988

Colorado Water Conservation Board Papers of Herbert Vandemoer

 Collection
Identifier: WVAN
Abstract Herbert H. Vandemoer, resident of Sterling, Colorado, was a geographic appointee to the Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB) from 1964-1985, representing the South Platte River Basin. The CWCB was formed in 1937 as a state agency to aid in the protection and development of waters in the state. It is a division of the Colorado Department of Natural Resources. The collection consists of documents created largely in relation to CWCB meetings and projects. Materials include agendas, minutes,...
Dates: 1958-1992

Ival V. Goslin Water Resources Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WIVG
Abstract For over 50 years, Ival V. Goslin (1911-1991) worked in water resources. This collection contains records from throughout his career. The bulk of the collection contains records from the Colorado Water Resources and Power Development Authority where Goslin served as the first Executive Director and later as a consultant. The Authority (est. 1981) has conducted water project feasibility studies and created and implemented financing programs for water and wastewater infrastructures. The...
Dates: 1907-2004; Majority of material found within 1960-1991

Local Water Resources History Collection

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Identifier: WLOC
Abstract The Local Water Resources History Collection is an aggregation of items acquired from many different sources. Combining a wide range of materials including maps, blueprints, brochures, programs, posters, reports, photographs, newsletters, audiotapes, CDs, and DVDs, the collection touches on various topics related to Colorado water issues, people, and organizations. Topics include ditches and irrigation systems, as well as various rivers and reservoirs. Some materials go beyond the state of...
Dates: 1875-2021; Majority of material found within 1960-2008

North Poudre Irrigation Company Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WNPI
Abstract The North Poudre Irrigation Company has supplied water in northern Colorado for over one hundred years. Incorporated in 1901, the company founded the sugar-beet farming community of Wellington in 1903 and currently manages more than 22 storage reservoirs and approximately 200 miles of ditches. This collection primarily consists of eleven oral histories with company officials. It reflects the history of this local irrigation enterprise and the evolution of agricultural and municipal water use...
Dates: 1992-1994

Papers of Charles A. Lory

 Collection
Identifier: UCAL
Abstract

Charles A. Lory (1872-1969) was a professor of electrical engineering and the fifth president of Colorado Agricultural College (now Colorado State University). The collection contains both personal and professional papers and includes correspondence and letters, diaries and day planners, financial records, flyers, committee minutes, newspaper clippings, and photographs.

Dates: 1849-1978; Majority of material found within 1921-1962

Papers of Charles C. Fisk

 Collection
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 Earl L. Mosley

 Collection
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 Fannie Cunningham

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Identifier: WCUN
Abstract Frances "Fannie" Schelt Cunningham (1872-1967) graduated from Colorado Agricultural College (now Colorado State University) in 1895. Following college, she taught in local public schools until she married Frank Cunningham in 1903. The collection documents her college studies, along with some of her later writing on topics including westward expansion, local pioneers, and the western landscape. Cunningham also photographed landscapes, rivers, canyons, and ditches in northern Colorado,...
Dates: 1892-1965; Majority of material found within 1892-1927

Papers of Frank Milenski

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Identifier: WFMP
Abstract Francis ("Frank") Raymond Milenski (1913-1998) was a farmer and irrigator in Colorado's Arkansas River Valley. He served on the Colorado Water Conservation Board from 1959 to 1966 and was on the board of directors of both the Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District and the Catlin Canal Company for several decades. The collection includes documents related to Milenski's involvement in these organizations. Also included are documents pertaining to court cases, water law, agricultural...
Dates: 1890-2003; Majority of material found within 1970-1998

Papers of Fred B. Hamilton

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Identifier: WFBH
Abstract Fred B. Hamilton (1911-1954) was a 1933 Colorado Agricultural College (now Colorado State University) graduate in agricultural engineering who specialized in water and erosion control issues. He worked for the Civilian Conservation Corps, the USDA Soil Conservation Service, and later the Diamond A Cattle Company before moving to the Soil Conservation Service at the University of Nebraska. Materials in the collection include papers, photographs, and engineering plans related to irrigation...
Dates: 1934-1946

Papers of Hamlet J. "Chips" Barry, III

 Collection
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 subjects such...
Dates: 1951-2011; Majority of material found within 1973-2010

Papers of Harvey Johnson

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Identifier: WHGJ
Abstract Having spent over 45 years of his life as a farmer in Fort Collins, Colorado, Harvey Johnson (1895-1991) understood the value of water. He served on numerous water boards, most significantly the Water Supply and Storage Company Board, of which he became a member in 1936 and served for 54 years. He was asked to serve on the Fort Collins City Council and served two terms as mayor in the 1960s. Johnson was instrumental in preparing the city to store water for future growth. This collection...
Dates: 1907-1989; Majority of material found within 1970-1989

Papers of James L. Ogilvie

 Collection
Identifier: WJLO
Abstract

James L. Ogilvie (1911-1995) had a long and fruitful career with the United States Bureau of Reclamation in the field of irrigation and water management. He worked successfully on the Colorado-Big Thompson Project and was the Project Manager for the Fryingpan-Arkansas Project in southeast Colorado. The collection contains professional files related to Ogilvie's career as well as desk diaries, which serve as a guide to his daily activities, and photographs.

Dates: 1889-1992; Majority of material found within 1955-1980

Papers of John R. Fetcher

 Collection
Identifier: WJRF
Abstract John R. Fetcher (1912-2009) was instrumental in the creation of several of Colorado's recreational areas through his involvement in the construction of large water projects. Fetcher helped found the Upper Yampa Water Conservancy District and only retired shortly before his death. The collection largely relates to the construction of Steamboat Lake located in Routt County, Colorado. The collection includes reports, maps, blueprints, notes, and a brochure. Also included in the collection are...
Dates: 1960-1966 and 2009

Papers of Lloyd J. Gronning

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Identifier: WGRO
Abstract A water program management consultant, Lloyd J. Gronning has worked on projects across the West. He served as the president of Gronning Engineering Company from 1984 to 1996 and as the vice president of Montgomery Watson, Inc. from 1996 to 1999. The collection chiefly contains reports by Gronning Engineering Company related to the Arkansas River, Colorado Springs Utilities, groundwater, and water rights. The collection also contains a statewide water development study as well as documents,...
Dates: 1986-1999

Papers of Marvin D. Hoover

 Collection
Identifier: WMDH
Abstract

Marvin D. Hoover served as a hydrological researcher in Colorado for several decades, beginning in 1953. These papers illuminate his work concerning the water supply of Colorado Springs and his later involvement as an environmental consultant on water-storage issues for Fort Collins. Document types include correspondence, reports, notes, clippings, streamflow data, and two maps.

Dates: 1957-1975

Papers of Richard D. MacRavey

 Collection
Identifier: WRDM
Abstract Richard D. "Dick" MacRavey (1931-2011) served the Colorado Water Congress for 26 years, after becoming the organization's executive director in 1979. He greatly influenced state water politics throughout his career, championing certain initiatives while working to defeat those with which he disagreed. MacRavey was involved in legislation affecting a range of Colorado water issues, including water quality, storage, administration, and municipal supply. This collection consists of...
Dates: 1968-2011

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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
Posters. 2
Rio Grande (Colo.-Mexico and Tex.) 2
San Luis Valley (Colo. and N.M.) 2
Slides (photographs). 2
Water conservation projects -- Colorado. 2
Water resources development -- Colorado -- Denver. 2
Water use -- Colorado. 2
Water-supply -- Government policy -- Colorado. 2
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
Kansas -- Water rights. 1
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. 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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