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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

 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 Carl J. Hoffman

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Identifier: WCJH
Abstract

Carl J. Hoffman (1908-2004) was a CSU civil engineering graduate (1932) who spent nearly thirty years working for the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation designing dams and spillways. His accomplishments include helping to design the Hoover Dam and the Grand Coulee Dam, as well as many smaller dams throughout the West. The collection includes engineering books, manuals, design data, reports, notes, memoranda, maps, and project design summaries, focusing especially on small dams.

Dates: 1915-2002; Majority of material found within 1940-1968

Papers of Charles W. Howe

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Identifier: WHAD
Abstract Charles W. Howe (b. 1931), professor emeritus of economics at the University of Colorado Boulder and director emeritus and faculty research associate at the Environment and Society Program, Institute of Behavioral Science, University of Colorado Boulder, has focused his research on environmental and natural resource economics with emphasis on water resources, including water resources development, water rights, and river basin and watershed management. He frequently contributed his expertise...
Dates: 1942-2017; Majority of material found within 1971-2015

Papers of Daryl B. Simons

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Identifier: WDBS
Abstract Daryl B. Simons was an internationally recognized expert in the fields of hydraulics, hydrology, geomorphology, river mechanics, sediment transport and hydraulic modeling. His innovative teaching and research while professor of civil engineering at Colorado State University (CSU) and his supervision of hundreds of water-related projects around the world contributed to this international reputation. Materials in the collection relate to many of the organizations Simons worked for, including...
Dates: 1868-2005; Majority of material found within 1950-1990

Papers of Delph E. Carpenter and Family

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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 Edwin W. Mogren

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Identifier: WEWM
Abstract

Dr. Edwin Mogren (1921-2001) was a professor in the College of Forestry at Colorado State University from 1948 to 1986 and upon his retirement was appointed Professor Emeritus. While teaching at CSU, he also served as a consultant and expert witness on several legal water cases. This collection consists of many of the professor's field notes, data, maps, graphs, correspondence, photographs, and reports related to the litigation he was involved with during the 1970s and 1980s.

Dates: 1963-1999; Majority of material found within 1973-1996

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 Ivan D. Wood

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Identifier: WIDW
Abstract Ivan Daley Wood (1888-1978) was a distinguished agricultural engineer whose work focused on the many aspects of irrigation, including soil, water application, and conservation. He was employed in both state and federal capacities for over forty years, and held an industry position for another nine years. The collection documents irrigation practices and projects, particularly in the western United States, through the work and writings of Wood and his colleagues, as well as Wood's personal...
Dates: 1907-1973; Majority of material found within 1940-1970

Papers of James L. Ogilvie

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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

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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 Marvin D. Hoover

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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 Maurice L. Albertson

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Identifier: WMLA
Abstract Maurice Albertson (1918-2009) was a hydraulic engineering expert who helped Colorado State University (CSU) gain international recognition in a variety of research fields, including water resources management. Best known for his central role in establishing the Peace Corps, Albertson was a CSU professor and administrator instrumental in expanding the university's water resources research program. The collection includes teaching materials; publications; records of professional and consulting...
Dates: 1891-2009; Majority of material found within 1940-2000

Papers of Ray Nixon

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Identifier: WNIX
Abstract Civil engineer Ray Nixon (1906-2001) served as head of several municipal water utilities in southeastern Colorado. Best known as the longtime director of Colorado Springs Department of Utilities, he played an instrumental role in large water infrastructure projects in southern Colorado such as the Homestake Reservoir and the Fryingpan-Arkansas Project. The collection documents Nixon's work for the cities of Trinidad, Colorado Springs, and Security, his time on the board of the Southeastern...
Dates: 1893-2001; Majority of material found within 1948-1995

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 Rollin Q. Tenney

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Identifier: WRQT
Abstract

Rollin Q. Tenney's (1838-1932) irrigation expertise was recognized with an appointment as one of Colorado's water commissioners in 1893. The materials in the collection cover Tenney's time as water commissioner as well as his activities related to ditch companies and irrigation districts in Northern Colorado. Document types include correspondence, legislation, reports, maps, clippings, notes, financial papers and one book.

Dates: 1882-1928; Majority of material found within 1893-1912

Papers of Vujica M. Yevjevich

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Identifier: WVMY
Abstract

Vujica M. Yevjevich (1913-2006), a native of Yugoslavia, was a professor, lecturer, consultant, and researcher of hydrologic engineering. Yevjevich taught in Colorado State University's engineering department from 1960 until his retirement in 1979. The collection contains notes, essays, correspondence, graphs, maps, and technical information on his work in hydrology, mostly international in nature.

Dates: 1951-2006; Majority of material found within 1951-1985

Papers of Whitney M. Borland

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Identifier: WWMB
Abstract As a civil engineer with a long and distinguished career, Whitney McNair Borland (1905-2001) focused his research on sedimentation, hydraulics, avalanches and other aspects of hydrology. He was employed by the United States Bureau of Reclamation for over forty years, spending some of that time conducting model sedimentation studies in Fort Collins, working in the Colorado State University engineering lab designed by Ralph Parshall. The collection consists of documents either collected or...
Dates: 1828-1997; Majority of material found within 1930-1979

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 the North Poudre Irrigation Company

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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

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Photographs. 18
Water resources development. 14
Water resources development -- Colorado. 9
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Colorado. 6
Hydrology. 6
Negatives. 6
Arkansas River. 5
Slides (photographs). 5
Videotapes. 5
Arkansas River Watershed. 4
Audiocassettes. 4
Charts (graphic documents). 4
Dams -- Colorado. 4
Irrigation -- Colorado. 4
Irrigation engineering. 4
Scrapbooks. 4
South Platte River Watershed (Colo. and Neb.) 4
Water rights. 4
Aerial photographs. 3
Books. 3
Cache la Poudre River (Colo.) 3
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) 3
Diaries. 3
Ditches -- Colorado. 3
Larimer County (Colo.) 3
Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 3
Big Thompson River (Colo.) 2
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Floods -- Colorado -- Big Thompson River. 2
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Colorado -- Water rights. 1
Colorado Springs (Colo.) 1
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Constructed wetlands. 1
Costilla County (Colo.) 1
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Dams. 1
Floods -- Colorado -- Big Thompson Canyon. 1
Fort Collins (Colo.) 1
Fraser River Watershed (Colo.) 1
Frontier and pioneer life. 1
Gambia. 1
Geomorphology. 1
Greeley (Colo.) 1
Groundwater -- Colorado. 1
Groundwater flow. 1
Herington (Kan.) 1
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Hydraulic engineering. 1
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Irrigation -- Research. 1
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United States. Bureau of Reclamation. 5
Colorado State University. 4
Albertson, Maurice L. 2
Colorado State University. Department of Civil Engineering 2
Colorado State University. Engineering Research Center. 2
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Council of U.S. Universities for Soil and Water Development in Arid and Sub-humid Areas. 2
Fryingpan-Arkansas Project (U.S.) 2
Geological Survey (U.S.) 2
Water Supply and Storage Company. 2
Arkansas Valley Sugar Beet and Irrigated Land Company 1
Arkansas Valley Sugar Beet and Irrigated Land Company. 1
Borland, Whitney McNair 1
Borland, Whitney McNair. 1
Carpenter family. 1
Carpenter, Delph 1
Carpenter, Delph. 1
Carpenter, Donald A. 1
Carpenter, Leroy S., 1843-1927. 1
Colorado River Commission. 1
Colorado Springs (Colo.). Department of Public Utilities. 1
Colorado State University. College of Engineering. 1
Colorado State University. Department of Civil Engineering. 1
Colorado State University. Office of International Programs 1
Colorado State University. Research Foundation. 1
Colorado Water Conservation Board. 1
Colorado Water Resources and Power Development Authority. 1
Colorado. General Assembly. 1
Colorado. Office of the State Engineer. 1
Denver (Colo.). Board of Water Commissioners. 1
Eastman Kodak Company. 1
Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States. 1
Farmers Union Ditch Company. 1
Farmers Union Irrigation Company. 1
Fetcher, John R. 1
Fountain Valley Authority (Colo.) 1
Glover, Robert E. (Robert Ellsworth), 1896-1984 1
Glover, Robert E. (Robert Ellsworth), 1896-1984. 1
Goslin, Ival V. 1
Great Western Sugar Company. 1
Greeley-Poudre Irrigation District. 1
Hoffman, Carl J. 1
Hogarty family. 1
Hogarty, Michael J. 1
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964. 1
Hoover, Marvin D. 1
Howe, Charles W. 1
Krech, Alvin W. 1
Milenski, Frank 1
Milenski, Frank. 1
Mogren, Edwin W. 1
Moses, Wittemyer, Harrison and Woodruff. 1
Mountain Supply Ditch Company. 1
Nixon, Raymond D. 1
North Poudre Irrigation Company 1
Ogilvie, James L. 1
Pa Mong Project. 1
Park Creek Irrigation District. 1
Partridge, W. S. 1
Peace Corps (U.S.) 1
Public Employees' Retirement Association (Colorado) 1
San Luis Valley Irrigation District 1
San Luis Valley Irrigation District. 1
Scurvin Ditch Company. 1
Shen, Richard Tsu-hsun. 1
Simons & Associates. 1
Simons, Daryl B. 1
Simons, Li and Associates. 1
Southeast Asia Treaty Organization. 1
Tenney, Rollin Quartus, 1838-1932 1
Tenney, Rollin Quartus, 1838-1932. 1
Union Colony of Colorado. 1
United Nations. 1
United States. Agency for International Development. 1
University of Nebraska--Lincoln. Dept. of Agricultural Engineering. 1
University of Peshawar. 1
Upper Colorado River Commission. 1
Upper Yampa Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 1
Water Supply and Storage Company 1
Western Engineers, Inc. 1
Whedbee, Robert E. 1
Wiley, William M. 1
Wood, Ivan D. 1
Wright Water Engineers 1
Wright Water Engineers. 1
Wright, Kenneth R. 1
Wright-McLaughlin Engineers. 1
Yevjevich, Vujica M., 1913- 1
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