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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 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 Daniel Tyler

 Collection
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

 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 Robert A. Young

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Identifier: WRAY
Abstract

Agricultural economist Robert A. Young (1931-2013) was a professor at Colorado State University (CSU) who offered insightful analysis related to water management and policy. He published extensively about economics as related especially to water issues in Colorado, the western United States, and the world. The collection consists mainly of his research, publications, and presentations.

Dates: 1965-2009; Majority of material found within 1978-1996

Papers of Robert E. Glover

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Identifier: WREG
Abstract A civil engineer with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, the U.S. Geological Survey, and Colorado State University, Robert Glover (1896-1984) conducted significant research on concrete cooling, dam construction, groundwater flow, and more. The focus of the collection is on the extensive work he did on these subjects. A smaller portion of the collection reflects Glover's personal life in terms of family activities and hobbies, including birding, photography, and environmentalism. Predominant...
Dates: 1896-2000; Majority of material found within 1922-1984

Papers of Royce J. Tipton

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Identifier: WRJT
Abstract During his fifty-year career, Colorado civil engineer Royce J. Tipton (1893-1967) designed numerous large water infrastructure projects in the U.S. West and around the world. As an accomplished and respected consultant, he helped negotiate several interstate water compacts and international treaties. Materials in the collection concern water planning projects conducted by Tipton in the United States, South America, the Middle East, and South Asia. Materials are almost entirely reports...
Dates: 1915-1969; Majority of material found within 1932-1969

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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Colorado. 5
Photographs. 4
South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.) 4
Water resources development. 4
Artifacts. 3
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Audiocassettes. 3
Maps. 3
South Platte River Watershed (Colo. and Neb.) 3
Water resources development -- Colorado. 3
Water-supply -- Colorado. 3
Arizona. 2
Arkansas River. 2
Big Thompson River (Colo.) 2
Books. 2
Cache la Poudre River (Colo.) 2
DVDs. 2
Diaries. 2
Greeley (Colo.) 2
Interstate agreements. 2
New Mexico. 2
Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 2
Pakistan. 2
Rio Grande (Colo.-Mexico and Tex.) 2
Videotapes. 2
Water -- Law and legislation. 2
West (U.S.) 2
Arkansas River Watershed. 1
Aurora (Colo.) 1
Banks and banking. 1
Beef cattle. 1
Boulder Creek (Boulder County and Weld County, Colo.) 1
California. 1
Charts (graphic documents). 1
Colombia. 1
Colorado River Water Conservation District (Colo.) 1
Concrete. 1
Cuba. 1
Dams. 1
Denver (Colo.) 1
Denver Basin. 1
Ditches -- Colorado. 1
Dolores River Valley (Colo. and Utah) 1
Ecuador. 1
Egypt. 1
Floods -- Colorado -- Big Thompson River. 1
Frontier and pioneer life. 1
Groundwater -- Colorado. 1
Groundwater -- Law and legislation -- Colorado. 1
Groundwater flow. 1
Hydraulic engineering. 1
Hydrology. 1
Irrigation -- Colorado. 1
Irrigation engineering -- Colorado. 1
Irrigation engineering. 1
Irrigation water -- Economic aspects. 1
Kansas. 1
La Plata River (Colo. and N.M.) 1
Land grants. 1
Laramie River (Colo. and Wyo.) 1
Mathematics. 1
Mexico. 1
Microfilms. 1
Milking Shorthorn cattle. 1
Motion pictures (visual works). 1
Nebraska. 1
Negatives. 1
Nevada. 1
North Platte River. 1
Ogallala Aquifer. 1
Orchard Mesa Irrigation District. 1
Peru. 1
Platte River (Neb.) 1
Posters. 1
Reservoirs. 1
Rivers. 1
Saint Vrain Basin (Colo.) 1
San Luis Valley Irrigation District. 1
Scrapbooks. 1
Slides (photographs). 1
Stereoscopic photography. 1
The Metro Denver Water Story 1
Turkey. 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 resources development -- Economic aspects. 1
Water rights -- Colorado. 1
Water rights. 1
Water transfer -- Economic aspects. 1
Water transfer. 1
Water-supply -- Economic aspects. 1
Water-supply engineering. 1
Wyoming. 1
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Names
Carpenter family. 2
Carpenter, Delph. 2
Carpenter, Leroy S., 1843-1927. 2
Colorado River Commission. 2
Denver (Colo.). Board of Water Commissioners. 2
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Glover, Robert E. (Robert Ellsworth), 1896-1984. 2
United States. Bureau of Reclamation. 2
Anderson Ditch Company. 1
Broderick, Jim 1
Carpenter, Delph 1
Carpenter, Donald A. 1
Coal Ridge Ditch Company. 1
Colorado State University. 1
Colorado State University. Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics. 1
Colorado State University. Department of Civil Engineering 1
Colorado State University. Department of Civil Engineering. 1
Colorado Water Resources Research Institute. 1
Colorado. Department of Natural Resources. 1
Colorado. General Assembly. 1
Danielson, Jeris. 1
Doesken, Nolan J. 1
Evans, Harold. 1
Evans, Norman A. 1
Farr, W. D. (William Daven), 1910-2007. 1
Fisk, Charles C., 1918-2005 1
Fort Collins (Colo.). Utilities. 1
Geological Survey (U.S.) 1
George, Russell. 1
Glover, Robert E. (Robert Ellsworth), 1896-1984 1
Greeley-Poudre Irrigation District. 1
Hamel, Alan C. 1
Harmon, Dennis. 1
Hogarty family. 1
Hogarty, Michael J. 1
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964. 1
International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage. 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
Ogilvie, James L. 1
Parshall, Maxwell. 1
Porter, John. 1
Pueblo Board of Water Works (Colo.) 1
R.J. Tipton Associated Engineers. 1
Randall, Owen. 1
Robbins, David W. 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
Tipton and Kalmbach. 1
Tipton, R. J. (Royce J.), 1893- 1
Trout, Thomas J. (Thomas James) 1
Tyler, Daniel 1
Tyler, Daniel. 1
Union Colony of Colorado. 1
Ward, Robert C. 1
Water Supply and Storage Company. 1
Wells, Patricia. 1
Werner, Brian 1
Western Agricultural Economics Association. 1
Wilkinson, Eric. 1
Wright, Kenneth R. 1
Young, Robert A. (Robert Alton), 1931-2013 1
Young, Robert A. (Robert Alton), 1931-2013. 1
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