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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

Papers of Carl F. Nordin, Jr.

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Identifier: WCFN
Abstract Carl F. Nordin, Jr., (1929-1998) was a hydraulic engineer for the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and Colorado State University. In 1954, he began a 30-year career with the USGS. From 1969 to 1973, he was projects chief for all USGS research on alluvial river flows conducted at Colorado State University, and from 1974 to 1984 he served as research advisor for the Water Resources Division of the USGS in Denver. After retiring from the USGS in 1984, he became a part-time professor at CSU. Nordin...
Dates: 1941-1998; Majority of material found within 1958-1997

Papers of Charles C. Fisk

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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 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 Daniel Tyler

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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

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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 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

Records of the Office of International Programs

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Identifier: UOIP
Abstract

The Records of the Office of International Programs was established to administer and oversee projects of an international nature. The collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, reports, proposals, conference proceedings, and office records related to meetings, finance, individual profiles, international travel, foreign countries and projects. Material types include manuscripts, articles, reports, brochures, journals, maps, newspaper clippings, and photographs.

Dates: 1948-1985; Majority of material found in 1964-1984

Records of the San Luis Valley Irrigation District

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Identifier: WSLV
Abstract

The San Luis Valley Irrigation District formed in 1908 to deliver water to farmers in Southern Colorado's San Luis Valley. The collection contains some records from the Farmers Union Ditch Company and the Farmers Union Irrigation Company but mostly encompasses records pertaining to district operations. Materials include meeting minutes, financial records, engineering reports, correspondence, legal documents, annual reports, election notices, contracts, clippings, maps, and photographs.

Dates: 1887-1976; Majority of material found within 1900-1930

Reports of the Boyle Engineering Corporation

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Identifier: WBOY
Abstract

The Boyle Engineering Corporation has been a leader in the delivery of water and wastewater services since the early 1940s. In February 2008, Boyle Engineering was bought out by AECOM. The collection mainly contains material created by Boyle Engineering, such as reports for both private and governmental projects, focusing on water supply, wastewater, and flood control.

Dates: 1964-2007; Majority of material found within 1980-1995

Water Oral Histories Collection

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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 River (Colo.-Mexico) 8
Water resources development. 8
Colorado. 7
Photographs. 7
Maps. 6
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New Mexico. 4
South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.) 4
Water resources development -- Colorado. 4
Water-supply -- Colorado. 4
Artifacts. 3
Audiocassettes. 3
Hydrology. 3
Pakistan. 3
Rio Grande (Colo.-Mexico and Tex.) 3
South Platte River Watershed (Colo. and Neb.) 3
West (U.S.) 3
Arizona. 2
Arkansas River. 2
Big Thompson River (Colo.) 2
Books. 2
Cache la Poudre River (Colo.) 2
California. 2
Colombia. 2
DVDs. 2
Diaries. 2
Ditches -- Colorado. 2
Greeley (Colo.) 2
Interstate agreements. 2
Irrigation -- Colorado. 2
Irrigation engineering. 2
Mexico. 2
Nebraska. 2
Negatives. 2
Nevada. 2
Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 2
Slides (photographs). 2
Texas. 2
Videotapes. 2
Water -- Law and legislation. 2
Water rights. 2
Afghanistan. 1
Agriculture -- Research. 1
Arkansas River Watershed. 1
Aurora (Colo.) 1
Banks and banking. 1
Beef cattle. 1
Botswana. 1
Boulder (Colo.) 1
Boulder Creek (Boulder County and Weld County, Colo.) 1
Brazil. 1
Center (Colo.) 1
Charts (graphic documents). 1
China. 1
Colorado River Water Conservation District (Colo.) 1
Colorado River Watershed (Colo.-Mexico) 1
Concrete. 1
Costilla County (Colo.) 1
Cuba. 1
Dams. 1
Denver (Colo.) 1
Denver Basin. 1
Dolores River Valley (Colo. and Utah) 1
Drainage. 1
Ecuador. 1
Egypt. 1
Flood control. 1
Floods -- Colorado -- Big Thompson River. 1
Frontier and pioneer life. 1
Gambia. 1
Groundwater -- Colorado. 1
Groundwater -- Law and legislation -- Colorado. 1
Groundwater flow. 1
Hinsdale County (Colo.) 1
Hydraulic engineering. 1
Hydraulics. 1
International education. 1
Irrigation -- Research. 1
Irrigation districts -- Colorado. 1
Irrigation engineering -- Colorado. 1
Irrigation water -- Economic aspects. 1
Kansas. 1
Kenya. 1
La Plata River (Colo. and N.M.) 1
Land grants. 1
Laramie River (Colo. and Wyo.) 1
Mathematics. 1
Microfilms. 1
Milking Shorthorn cattle. 1
Mississippi River Watershed. 1
Motion pictures (visual works). 1
Newspaper clippings. 1
Nigeria. 1
North Platte River. 1
Ogallala Aquifer. 1
Oman. 1
Orchard Mesa Irrigation District. 1
Pecos River (N.M. and Tex.) 1
Peru. 1
Platte River (Neb.) 1
Posters. 1
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Carpenter family. 2
Carpenter, Delph. 2
Carpenter, Leroy S., 1843-1927. 2
Colorado River Commission. 2
Colorado State University. 2
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Colorado State University. Department of Civil Engineering. 2
Denver (Colo.). Board of Water Commissioners. 2
Glover, Robert E. (Robert Ellsworth), 1896-1984. 2
United States. Bureau of Reclamation. 2
Albertson, Maurice L. 1
Anderson Ditch Company. 1
Boyle Engineering Corporation 1
Boyle Engineering Corporation. 1
Broderick, Jim 1
Carpenter, Delph 1
Carpenter, Donald A. 1
Coal Ridge Ditch Company. 1
Colorado State University. Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics. 1
Colorado State University. Department of Civil Engineering 1
Colorado State University. Office of International Programs 1
Colorado Water Resources Research Institute. 1
Colorado. Department of Natural Resources. 1
Colorado. General Assembly. 1
Council of U.S. Universities for Soil and Water Development in Arid and Sub-humid Areas. 1
Danielson, Jeris. 1
Doesken, Nolan J. 1
Evans, Harold. 1
Evans, Norman A. 1
Farmers Union Ditch Company. 1
Farmers Union Irrigation Company. 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
Geological Survey (U.S.). Water Resources Division. 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
Howe, Charles W. 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
Nordin, Carl F. 1
Ogilvie, James L. 1
Parshall, Maxwell. 1
Peace Corps (U.S.) 1
Porter, John. 1
Pueblo Board of Water Works (Colo.) 1
R.J. Tipton Associated Engineers. 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
Shen, Richard Tsu-hsun. 1
Shimmin, Mike. 1
Shoemaker, Jeff 1
Smith, MaryLou M., 1950- 1
Smith, Travis. 1
Southeast Asia Treaty Organization. 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
United States. Agency for International Development. 1
University of Peshawar. 1
Ward, Robert C. 1
Water Supply and Storage Company. 1
Wells, Patricia. 1
Werner, Brian 1
Western Agricultural Economics Association. 1
Whedbee, Robert E. 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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