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Local Water Resources History Collection

 Collection
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

Papers of Delph E. Carpenter and Family

 Collection
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 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

 Collection
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 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 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

Photographs of the Arkansas Valley Sugar Beet and Irrigated Land Company

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Identifier: WAVS
Abstract The Arkansas Valley Sugar Beet and Irrigated Land Company combined eastern wealth, optimism, and engineering skill to irrigate Colorado's arid southeastern plains. Beyond initial attempts at growing and processing sugar beets, the company established the Amity Canal Model Dairy Farm about 1914. The collection consists chiefly of photographic materials along with a set of engineering letters. Photographic subjects are mainly the company's irrigation facilities and related construction or...
Dates: 1898-1925; Majority of material found within 1902-1920

Records of the Arkansas Valley Sugar Beet and Irrigated Land Company

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Identifier: WAVX
Abstract Formed in 1901 to take over several earlier companies, the Arkansas Valley Sugar Beet and Irrigated Land Company operated the Amity Canal System in southeastern Colorado. The company became a subsidiary of the Equitable Life Assurance Society in 1910, went through several lawsuits that mutualized the system, and dissolved in 1966. The collection documents the company through materials accumulated in the New York office, including meeting minutes, correspondence, reports, legal and financial...
Dates: 1883-1979; Majority of material found within 1901-1950

Records of Wright Water Engineers, Inc.

 Collection
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. Also present are the records of Wright-McLaughlin Engineers (1964-1982), a closely associated engineering...
Dates: 1882-2006; Majority of material found within 1974-1993

Water Oral Histories Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WOHC
Abstract

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

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Photographs. 8
Arkansas River Watershed. 7
Arkansas River. 7
Maps. 6
Water resources development -- Colorado. 6
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Water-supply -- Colorado. 5
Colorado. 4
Reservoirs -- Colorado. 4
Water resources development. 4
Big Thompson River (Colo.) 3
Cache la Poudre River (Colo.) 3
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) 3
Irrigation engineering. 3
Videotapes. 3
Artifacts. 2
Audiocassettes. 2
Bent County (Colo.) 2
Dams -- Colorado. 2
Diaries. 2
Floods -- Colorado -- Big Thompson River. 2
Fryingpan River (Colo.) 2
Fryingpan River Watershed (Colo.) 2
Holly (Colo.) 2
Irrigation canals and flumes -- Colorado. 2
Kansas. 2
Kiowa County (Colo.) 2
Prowers County (Colo.) 2
Rio Grande (Colo.-Mexico and Tex.) 2
South Platte River Watershed (Colo. and Neb.) 2
Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 2
Sugar beet industry -- Colorado. 2
Water rights. 2
Aerial photographs. 1
Arizona. 1
Big Thompson Canyon (Colo.) 1
Books. 1
Boulder Creek (Boulder County and Weld County, Colo.) 1
California. 1
Catlin Canal (Colo.) 1
Colorado -- Water rights. 1
Colorado River Water Conservation District (Colo.) 1
Colorado Springs (Colo.) 1
DVDs. 1
Dairy cattle. 1
Denver Basin. 1
Ditches -- Colorado. 1
Dolores River Valley (Colo. and Utah) 1
Douglas County (Colo.) 1
El Paso County (Colo.) 1
Floods -- Colorado -- Big Thompson Canyon. 1
Floods -- Colorado. 1
Frontier and pioneer life. 1
Greeley (Colo.) 1
Groundwater -- Law and legislation -- Colorado. 1
Interstate agreements -- Arkansas River. 1
Interstate agreements. 1
Irrigation -- Colorado. 1
Irrigation engineering -- Colorado. 1
Kansas -- Water rights. 1
La Plata River (Colo. and N.M.) 1
Lantern slides. 1
Laramie River (Colo. and Wyo.) 1
Larimer County (Colo.) 1
Microfilms. 1
Milking Shorthorn cattle. 1
Nebraska. 1
Negatives. 1
Nevada. 1
New Mexico. 1
North Platte River. 1
Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 1
Northglenn (Colo.) 1
Ogallala Aquifer. 1
Orchard Mesa Irrigation District. 1
Parades -- Colorado. 1
Platte River (Neb.) 1
Posters. 1
Purgatoire River (Colo.) 1
Rivers. 1
Saint Vrain Basin (Colo.) 1
San Luis Valley Irrigation District. 1
Scrapbooks. 1
Soil erosion. 1
South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.) 1
Standley Lake (Colo.) 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Veterans. 1
Upper Arkansas Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 1
Upper Yampa Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 1
Utah. 1
Water -- Law and legislation -- Colorado. 1
Water -- Law and legislation. 1
Water districts -- Colorado. 1
Water rights -- Colorado. 1
Water transfer. 1
Watershed management. 1
Watersheds -- Colorado. 1
Windsor (Colo.) 1
Wyoming. 1
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United States. Bureau of Reclamation. 3
Arkansas Valley Sugar Beet and Irrigated Land Company 2
Arkansas Valley Sugar Beet and Irrigated Land Company. 2
Colorado State University. 2
Denver (Colo.). Board of Water Commissioners. 2
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Fryingpan-Arkansas Project (U.S.) 2
Ogilvie, James L. 2
Water Supply and Storage Company. 2
Wright, Kenneth R. 2
Anderson Ditch Company. 1
Broderick, Jim 1
Carpenter family. 1
Carpenter, Delph 1
Carpenter, Delph. 1
Carpenter, Donald A. 1
Carpenter, Leroy S., 1843-1927. 1
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) 1
Coal Ridge Ditch Company. 1
Colorado River Commission. 1
Colorado Springs (Colo.). Department of Public Utilities. 1
Colorado State University. Department of Civil Engineering. 1
Colorado Water Conservation Board. 1
Colorado Water Resources Research Institute. 1
Colorado. Department of Natural Resources. 1
Colorado. General Assembly. 1
Danielson, Jeris. 1
Doesken, Nolan J. 1
Eastman Kodak Company. 1
Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States. 1
Evans, Harold. 1
Evans, Norman A. 1
Fort Collins (Colo.). Utilities. 1
George, Russell. 1
Glover, Robert E. (Robert Ellsworth), 1896-1984. 1
Great Western Sugar Company. 1
Greeley-Poudre Irrigation District. 1
Gronning, Lloyd J. 1
Hamel, Alan C. 1
Hamilton, Fred B. 1
Harmon, Dennis. 1
Hogarty family. 1
Hogarty, Michael J. 1
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964. 1
Johnson, Harvey G. 1
Krech, Alvin W. 1
Kuhn, Eric. 1
Left Hand Ditch Company. 1
Longenbaugh, R. A. (Robert A.) 1
Lower Boulder Ditch Company. 1
Luecke, Daniel. 1
Milenski, Frank 1
Milenski, Frank. 1
Mobley, Terry 1
Moses, Wittemyer, Harrison and Woodruff. 1
Parshall, Maxwell. 1
Partridge, W. S. 1
Porter, John. 1
Pueblo Board of Water Works (Colo.) 1
Randall, Owen. 1
Robbins, David W. 1
Rogers, James Grafton, 1883-1971. 1
Scanga, Ralph. 1
Schmidt, Max. 1
Schuyler, James D. (James Dix), 1848-1912. 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
Union Colony of Colorado. 1
United States. Soil Conservation Service. 1
Ward, Robert C. 1
Wells, Patricia. 1
Werner, Brian 1
Wiley, William M. 1
Wilkinson, Eric. 1
Wright Water Engineers 1
Wright Water Engineers. 1
Wright-McLaughlin Engineers. 1
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