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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

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 Fannie Cunningham

 Collection
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 Gregory J. Hobbs, Jr.

 Collection
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: 1928-2018; Majority of material found within 1990-2013

Papers of James F. Ruff

 Collection
Identifier: WRUF
Abstract

Jim Ruff (b. 1937) had a long career as a civil engineering professor at Colorado State University and as a consultant with a focus on hydraulic engineering. The collection documents Dr. Ruff's teaching, research, consulting work, and publications. The collection includes reports, articles, letters, drawings, maps, newspaper clippings, reference materials, data, slides, photographs, videotapes, and computer media.

Dates: 1928-2015; Majority of material found within 1964-1997

Records of the North Poudre Irrigation Company

 Collection
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 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. 6
Larimer County (Colo.) 5
Water resources development -- Colorado. 5
Audiocassettes. 4
Big Thompson River (Colo.) 3
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Colorado. 3
Fort Collins (Colo.) 3
Maps. 3
South Platte River Watershed (Colo. and Neb.) 3
Videotapes. 3
Water resources development. 3
Water-supply -- Colorado. 3
Aerial photographs. 2
Arkansas River Watershed. 2
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) 2
Compact discs. 2
DVDs. 2
Ditches -- Colorado. 2
Floods -- Colorado -- Big Thompson River. 2
Irrigation -- Colorado. 2
Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 2
Reservoirs -- Colorado. 2
Weld County (Colo.) 2
Agriculture -- Colorado. 1
Air quality. 1
Arkansas River. 1
Artifacts. 1
Big Thompson Canyon (Colo.) 1
Books. 1
Boulder Creek (Boulder County and Weld County, Colo.) 1
Boxelder Valley (Wyo. and Colo.) 1
Cache la Poudre River Watershed (Colo.) 1
Cheyenne (Wyo.) 1
Colorado River Water Conservation District (Colo.) 1
Dams -- Colorado. 1
Dams. 1
Denver Basin. 1
Dolores River Valley (Colo. and Utah) 1
Drawings (visual works) 1
Droughts -- Colorado. 1
Floods -- Colorado -- Big Thompson Canyon. 1
Floppy disks. 1
Greeley (Colo.) 1
Groundwater -- Law and legislation -- Colorado. 1
Hydraulic engineering. 1
Irrigation canals and flumes -- Colorado. 1
Irrigation engineering -- Colorado. 1
Irrigation engineering. 1
Microfilms. 1
Negatives. 1
Northglenn (Colo.) 1
Ogallala Aquifer. 1
Oral history. 1
Orchard Mesa Irrigation District. 1
Posters. 1
Rio Grande (Colo.-Mexico and Tex.) 1
Saint Vrain Basin (Colo.) 1
San Luis Valley Irrigation District. 1
Scouting (Youth activity) -- United States. 1
Scrapbooks. 1
Slides (photographs). 1
Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 1
Standley Lake (Colo.) 1
Upper Arkansas Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 1
Upper Yampa Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 1
Water -- Law and legislation -- Colorado. 1
Water -- Law and legislation. 1
Water quality. 1
Water rights -- Colorado. 1
Water use -- Colorado. 1
Water-supply. 1
Wellington (Colo.) 1
Windsor (Colo.) 1
Women college graduates. 1
Women teachers. 1
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North Poudre Irrigation Company 3
Colorado State University. Department of Civil Engineering. 2
Water Supply and Storage Company. 2
Wright, Kenneth R. 2
Anderson Ditch Company. 1
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Banner Associates. 1
Boy Scouts of America. 1
Broderick, Jim 1
Coal Ridge Ditch Company. 1
Colorado Agricultural College. 1
Colorado State University. 1
Colorado Water Resources Research Institute. 1
Colorado. Department of Natural Resources. 1
Colorado. Supreme Court. 1
Cunningham, Frances Schelt 1
Cunningham, Frances Schelt. 1
Danielson, Jeris. 1
Denver (Colo.). Board of Water Commissioners. 1
Doesken, Nolan J. 1
Eastman Kodak Company. 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
Hamel, Alan C. 1
Harmon, Dennis. 1
Hobbs, Greg 1
Hobbs, Greg. 1
Johnson, Harvey G. 1
Kuhn, Eric. 1
Left Hand Ditch Company. 1
Longenbaugh, R. A. (Robert A.) 1
Lower Boulder Ditch Company. 1
Luecke, Daniel. 1
Mobley, Terry 1
Moses, Wittemyer, Harrison and Woodruff. 1
Mountain Supply Ditch Company. 1
Ogilvie, James L. 1
Parshall, Maxwell. 1
Philmont Scout Ranch. 1
Porter, John. 1
Pueblo Board of Water Works (Colo.) 1
Randall, Owen. 1
Robbins, David W. 1
Ruff, James F. 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
States West Water Resources Corporation. 1
Stulp, John. 1
Trout, Thomas J. (Thomas James) 1
United States. Bureau of Reclamation. 1
United States. National Park Service. 1
University of Northern Colorado. Department of History. 1
Ward, Robert C. 1
Wells, Patricia. 1
Welsh, Michael E. 1
Werner, Brian 1
Wilkinson, Eric. 1
Wright Water Engineers 1
Wright Water Engineers. 1
Wright-McLaughlin Engineers. 1
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