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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 Charles W. Howe

 Collection
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 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 Edwin W. Mogren

 Collection
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

 Collection
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 Lloyd J. Gronning

 Collection
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

Papers of Rollin Q. Tenney

 Collection
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

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

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Arkansas River Watershed. 2
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Milking Shorthorn cattle. 1
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Snake River Watershed (Wyo.-Wash.) 1
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The Metro Denver Water Story 1
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Carpenter, Delph. 1
Carpenter, Donald A. 1
Carpenter, Leroy S., 1843-1927. 1