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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

Papers of Royce J. Tipton

 Collection
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

Papers of the National Water Resources Association

 Collection
Identifier: WRAM
Abstract The National Water Resources Association (NWRA) is comprised of the water users of seventeen western states. It was known as the National Reclamation Association from 1932 until 1970. J. R. "Bob" Barkley served as the Colorado Director of the NWRA from 1966 to 1974, when he became its president. The collection includes papers from the Northern Colorado Water Conservancy Board and the personal files of Barkley while he served on the National Reclamation Association (1934-1969), the NWRA...
Dates: 1932-1974

Papers of Theodore M. Schad

 Collection
Identifier: WTMS
Abstract

Theodore M. Schad (1918-2005), a civil engineer and water resources policy expert, served in a number of federal and private agencies over his career. The materials in this collection are from the period when Schad served as executive director of the National Water Commission. The collection consists primarily of copies of contracts for grants issued by the National Water Commission for a variety of reports and water-related projects.

Dates: 1969-1973

Papers of Vujica M. Yevjevich

 Collection
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 W. D. Farr

 Collection
Identifier: WWDF
Abstract William Daven "W.D." Farr (1910-2007) was a leading water pioneer, cattleman, and businessman in northern Colorado. He was extensively involved in many local and national water and agricultural organizations, including the Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District, the Greeley Water and Sewer Board, and the American National Cattlemen's Association. Materials document little of Farr's professional life but more of his service activities and personal life. Beyond Farr and his family, the...
Dates: 1890-2010; Majority of material found within 1980-2005

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

Photographs of the Arkansas Valley Sugar Beet and Irrigated Land Company

 Collection
Identifier: WAVS
Abstract The Arkansas Valley Sugar Beet and Irrigated Land Company combined eastern wealth, optimism, and engineering skill to irrigate Colorado's arid southeastern plains. Beyond initial attempts at growing and processing sugar beets, the company established the Amity Canal Model Dairy Farm about 1914. The collection consists chiefly of photographic materials along with a set of engineering letters. Photographic subjects are mainly the company's irrigation facilities and related construction or...
Dates: 1898-1925; Majority of material found within 1902-1920

Records of the American Water Foundation

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Identifier: WAWF
Abstract The American Water Foundation, formed in 1984 as an affiliate of the U.S. Committee on Irrigation and Drainage, existed for a decade as a Denver-based non-profit organization focused on transferring water resources technology to other countries. It worked to advance technology transfer through training programs, primarily by holding seminars, workshops, and study tours in the U.S. for personnel from other countries. Subjects of training programs included dam safety, canal lining, irrigation...
Dates: 1982-1993

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 Central Colorado Water Conservancy District

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Identifier: WCCW
Abstract The Central Colorado Water Conservancy District (CCWCD), established in 1965, aids in the development, management, and protection of water resources within the South Platte Basin of Northeastern Colorado. This collection consists primarily of bound copies of meeting minutes from 1965-1974. Also included are newsletters, an annual report, fact sheets, and bylaws. Subject areas covered include surface and groundwater quality research, groundwater storage projects, irrigation well development,...
Dates: 1965-2015; Majority of material found in 1965-1974

Records of the Colorado Water Resources Research Institute

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Identifier: WRRI
Abstract Colorado State University has long been a leader in the West in water research and engineering. The University was a logical choice to oversee the Colorado Water Resources Research Institute (CWRRI) when, in 1964, Congress passed the Water Resources Research Act to better coordinate the nation's water research programs. The mission of CWRRI on the CSU campus was to bring water concerns and problems to the attention of water experts in higher education, facilitate research into these issues...
Dates: 1949-2007; Majority of material found within 1965-1985

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

Records of the Office of International Programs

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

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

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

 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

Water Supply and Storage Company Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WWSS
Abstract The Water Supply and Storage Company (WSSC) was incorporated in 1891 to serve irrigators in the Cache la Poudre valley. In 1986, the city of Thornton purchased substantial stock in the company, which has subsequently provided water for both municipal and agricultural purposes. The bulk of the collection was produced during a records management project conducted on the company's behalf between 1981 and 2000, and includes oral history audiotapes, transcripts, company histories and timelines,...
Dates: 1907-1991; Majority of material found within 1973-1991

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Photographs. 34
Water resources development. 27
Water resources development -- Colorado. 26
Maps. 24
Colorado. 17
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Water-supply -- Colorado. 15
Artifacts. 11
Videotapes. 11
Audiocassettes. 10
Negatives. 10
Slides (photographs). 10
Hydrology. 9
Cache la Poudre River (Colo.) 8
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) 8
Reservoirs -- Colorado. 8
South Platte River Watershed (Colo. and Neb.) 8
Arkansas River Watershed. 7
Arkansas River. 7
Irrigation engineering. 7
South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.) 7
DVDs. 6
Larimer County (Colo.) 6
Books. 5
Irrigation -- Colorado. 5
Pakistan. 5
Scrapbooks. 5
Water rights. 5
Aerial photographs. 4
Charts (graphic documents). 4
Compact discs. 4
Dams -- Colorado. 4
Fort Collins (Colo.) 4
Greeley (Colo.) 4
Hydraulics. 4
New Mexico. 4
Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 4
Oral history. 4
Sedimentation and deposition. 4
Water -- Law and legislation. 4
West (U.S.) 4
Arizona. 3
Big Thompson River (Colo.) 3
Blueprints. 3
California. 3
Denver (Colo.) 3
Diaries. 3
Ditches -- Colorado. 3
Hydraulic engineering. 3
International education. 3
Irrigation canals and flumes -- Colorado. 3
Motion pictures (visual works). 3
Nebraska. 3
Rio Grande (Colo.-Mexico and Tex.) 3
Sediment transport. 3
Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 3
Sustainable development -- Developing countries. 3
Weld County (Colo.) 3
Bangladesh. 2
Banks and banking. 2
Beef cattle. 2
Bent County (Colo.) 2
Cache la Poudre River Watershed (Colo.) 2
China. 2
Colombia. 2
Colorado Springs (Colo.) 2
Dams. 2
Egypt. 2
Floods -- Colorado -- Big Thompson River. 2
Fryingpan River (Colo.) 2
Fryingpan River Watershed (Colo.) 2
Holly (Colo.) 2
Interstate agreements. 2
Irrigation water -- Economic aspects. 2
Irrigation. 2
Kansas. 2
Kiowa County (Colo.) 2
Lantern slides. 2
Laramie River (Colo. and Wyo.) 2
Mexico. 2
Microfilms. 2
Minutes. 2
Mississippi River Watershed. 2
Nevada. 2
Newspaper clippings. 2
Posters. 2
Prowers County (Colo.) 2
Rural development -- Developing countries. 2
San Luis Valley (Colo. and N.M.) 2
Sugar beet industry -- Colorado. 2
Texas. 2
United States. 2
Venezuela. 2
Water conservation projects -- Colorado. 2
Water resources development -- Colorado -- Denver. 2
Water resources development -- Economic aspects. 2
Water rights -- Colorado. 2
Water transfer -- Economic aspects. 2
Water transfer. 2
Water use -- Colorado. 2
Water-supply -- Economic aspects. 2
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French 1
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United States. Bureau of Reclamation. 8
Colorado State University. 7
Colorado State University. Department of Civil Engineering. 7
Denver (Colo.). Board of Water Commissioners. 5
Colorado Water Conservation Board. 4
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North Poudre Irrigation Company 4
Water Supply and Storage Company. 4
Colorado State University. Engineering Research Center. 3
Colorado Water Resources Research Institute. 3
Ward, Robert C. 3
Albertson, Maurice L. 2
Arkansas Valley Sugar Beet and Irrigated Land Company 2
Arkansas Valley Sugar Beet and Irrigated Land Company. 2
Carpenter family. 2
Carpenter, Delph. 2
Carpenter, Leroy S., 1843-1927. 2
Colorado Agricultural College. 2
Colorado River Commission. 2
Colorado Springs (Colo.). Department of Public Utilities. 2
Colorado State University. College of Engineering. 2
Colorado State University. Department of Civil Engineering 2
Colorado Water Congress. 2
Colorado. Department of Natural Resources. 2
Council of U.S. Universities for Soil and Water Development in Arid and Sub-humid Areas. 2
Evans, Norman A. 2
Farr, W. D. (William Daven), 1910-2007. 2
Fryingpan-Arkansas Project (U.S.) 2
Geological Survey (U.S.) 2
Glover, Robert E. (Robert Ellsworth), 1896-1984. 2
Johnson, Harvey G. 2
National Reclamation Association. 2
Ogilvie, James L. 2
Wright, Kenneth R. 2
American Water Foundation. 1
Anderson Ditch Company. 1
Anderson, Raymond Lloyd, 1927- 1
Banner Associates. 1
Barkley, J. R. 1
Barry, Hamlet J., III, 1944-2010 1
Barry, Hamlet J., III, 1944-2010. 1
Borland, Whitney McNair 1
Borland, Whitney McNair. 1
Boy Scouts of America. 1
Boyle Engineering Corporation 1
Boyle Engineering Corporation. 1
Broderick, Jim 1
Calkins, Kramer, Grimshaw & Harring. 1
Carpenter, Delph 1
Carpenter, Donald A. 1
Central Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 1
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) 1
Coal Ridge Ditch Company. 1
Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station. 1
Colorado Agricultural and Mechanical College. 1
Colorado State University. Department of Agricultural Engineering. 1
Colorado State University. Department of Agricultural and Chemical Engineering. 1
Colorado State University. Department of Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics. 1
Colorado State University. Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics. 1
Colorado State University. Department of Sociology. 1
Colorado State University. Environmental Resources Center. 1
Colorado State University. Office of International Programs 1
Colorado State University. Research Foundation. 1
Colorado Water Congress 1
Colorado Water Resources Research Institute 1
Colorado Water Resources and Power Development Authority. 1
Colorado. General Assembly. 1
Colorado. Mined Land Reclamation Division. 1
Colorado. Office of the State Engineer. 1
Colorado. Supreme Court. 1
Consortium for International Development. 1
Cunningham, Frances Schelt 1
Cunningham, Frances Schelt. 1
Danielson, Jeris. 1
Denver Union Water Company (Denver, Colo.) 1
Doesken, Nolan J. 1
Eastman Kodak Company. 1
Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States. 1
Evans, Harold. 1
Farmers Union Ditch Company. 1
Farmers Union Irrigation Company. 1
Farr, W. D. (William Daven), 1910-2007 1
Fetcher, John R. 1
Fisk, Charles C., 1918-2005 1
Fort Collins (Colo.). Utilities. 1
Fountain Valley Authority (Colo.) 1
Geological Survey (U.S.). Water Resources Division. 1
George, Russell. 1
Glover, Robert E. (Robert Ellsworth), 1896-1984 1
Goslin, Ival V. 1
Great Western Sugar Company. 1
Greeley (Colo.). Water and Sewer Board. 1
Greeley-Poudre Irrigation District. 1
Grigg, Neil S. 1
Gronning, Lloyd J. 1
Hamel, Alan C. 1
Hamilton, Fred B. 1
Harmon, Dennis. 1
Hobbs, Greg 1
Hobbs, Greg. 1
Hoffman, Carl J. 1
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