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Larimer County District Court Map Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLCC
Abstract The Larimer County District Court Map Collection (1884-1953) contains maps of water-related structures used to establish water rights and settle water disputes in district courts. The maps provide information regarding water adjudication and water litigation in the first half of the twentieth century. The information on some of the more comprehensive maps offer details about the physical description, capacity and water source of large canals, ditches, reservoirs and wells. Collectively they...
Dates: 1884-1953

Papers of Arthur L. Littleworth

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Identifier: WLIT
Abstract California lawyer Arthur L. Littleworth (1923-2021) served as Special Master on the Kansas v. Colorado Supreme Court case from 1987 until its conclusion in 2009. The case was tried in four parts, and Littleworth wrote five reports during the course of the case. This collection documents the case in its entirety, through trial transcripts, exhibits, and pleadings, as well as correspondence, financial papers, trial notes, report drafts, final reports, and...
Dates: 1906-2009; Majority of material found within 1985-2009

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 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 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 Lloyd J. Gronning

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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 Ronald K. Blatchley

 Collection
Identifier: WRKB
Abstract Ronald K. Blatchley (b. 1929) was a water consultant in Colorado from the early 1960s into the 2000s. He worked at two firms, Tipton and Kalmbach, and W. W. Wheeler and Associates, before starting his own consulting firms Blatchley Associates, North Fork Associates, and Mountain Mutual Reservoir Company. Consisting mainly of reports from his firms, the collection includes augmentation plans, water rights evaluations, and groundwater studies. Blatchley's clients were mostly located in the...
Dates: 1938, 1963-2007; Majority of material found within 1974-1995

Records of DARCA

 Collection
Identifier: WDAR
Abstract

The Ditch and Reservoir Company Alliance (DARCA) was created in November 2001 in Silverthorne, Colorado. DARCA is a non-profit trade organization dedicated to assisting Colorado's ditch and reservoir companies, lateral ditch companies, irrigation districts, and all other types of private ditch associations. The collection includes meeting minutes, brochures, convention programs, and newsletters.

Dates: 2001-2018

Records of the Colorado Office of the Attorney General

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Identifier: WCAG
Abstract Since its creation in 1876, the Colorado Office of the Attorney General (CAG) has tried many cases related to water and other natural resources. This collection concerns the precedent-setting case United States v. Colorado (general adjudication case number W-8439-76), in which CAG argued against the United States' filing of an application for rights to instream river flows on federal land on behalf of the U.S. Forest Service (USFS). The United States filed...
Dates: 1842-1999; Majority of material found within 1976-1993

Records of the Platte River Whooping Crane Maintenance Trust, Inc.

 Collection
Identifier: WPRW
Abstract The Platte River Whooping Crane Maintenance Trust, an organization dedicated to preserving the wildlife habitat along the North Platte River in Nebraska, was established in 1978. The collection contains materials either collected or created by the Trust in relation to its operations as an environmental organization with the purpose of protecting and representing the interests of threatened and endangered wildlife. Major subjects documented include Federal Energy Regulatory Commission project...
Dates: 1921-2006; Majority of material found within 1980-2006

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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Maps. 8
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Photographs. 6
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Water resources development -- Colorado. 3
Aerial photographs. 2
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Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) 2
Denver (Colo.) 2
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Interstate agreements -- Arkansas River. 2
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Larimer County (Colo.) 2
Nebraska. 2
Platte River (Neb.) 2
Reservoirs -- Colorado. 2
South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.) 2
South Platte River Watershed (Colo. and Neb.) 2
Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 2
Videotapes. 2
Water resources development. 2
Water rights. 2
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Wells -- Colorado. 2
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Forest health -- Colorado. 1
Frontier and pioneer life. 1
Fryingpan River (Colo.) 1
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Instream flow -- Colorado. 1
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Interstate agreements. 1
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Irrigation canals and flumes -- Colorado. 1
La Plata River (Colo. and N.M.) 1
Laramie River (Colo. and Wyo.) 1
Microfilms. 1
Milking Shorthorn cattle. 1
Nebraska -- Water rights. 1
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New Mexico. 1
North Platte River. 1
Northglenn (Colo.) 1
Pike National Forest (Colo.) 1
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Roosevelt National Forest (Colo.) 1
San Isabel National Forest (Colo.) 1
Scrapbooks. 1
Slides (photographs). 1
Standley Lake (Colo.) 1
Streamflow -- Colorado. 1
The Metro Denver Water Story 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Veterans. 1
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Water -- Law and legislation -- Colorado. 1
Water -- Law and legislation. 1
Water districts -- Colorado. 1
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