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Colorado Water Congress Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WCWC
Abstract

The Colorado Water Congress was established in 1958 to provide information about water-related issues affecting Colorado and the West. The organization's newsletters offer a broad overview of Colorado water debates and policy issues, as well as columns and commentary from some of the state's leading water experts. Materials include newsletters, VHS tapes, and conference materials.

Dates: 1958-1970, 1982-2017

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

North Poudre Irrigation Company Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WNPI
Abstract The North Poudre Irrigation Company has supplied water in northern Colorado for over one hundred years. Incorporated in 1901, the company founded the sugar-beet farming community of Wellington in 1903 and currently manages more than 22 storage reservoirs and approximately 200 miles of ditches. This collection primarily consists of eleven oral histories with company officials. It reflects the history of this local irrigation enterprise and the evolution of agricultural and municipal water use...
Dates: 1992-1994

Papers of Arthur L. Littleworth

 Collection
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

 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 Daniel Tyler

 Collection
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 Earl L. Mosley

 Collection
Identifier: WMOS
Abstract Earl L. Mosley (1883-1966) was an engineer and municipal administrator who worked in Colorado Springs from 1921 to 1947 and in Denver from 1947 until shortly before his death. He prepared a typescript, "History of the Denver Water System," while working for the Denver Water Board. The collection includes a copy of that work, a few newspaper clippings about Mr. Mosley and his work, and a digital copy of the typescript on compact disc. ...
Dates: 1960-2011; Majority of material found within 1960-1966

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 Gregory J. Hobbs, Jr.

 Collection
Identifier: WGJH
Abstract A leading expert on Colorado water law, Colorado Supreme Court Justice Gregory J. Hobbs, Jr. (1944-2021), practiced environmental, land use, transportation, and water law for more than two decades before his appointment to the bench in 1996. The collection documents Justice Hobbs' legal work during private practice and on the court, along with his professional publications, presentations, and service activities. The collection also documents Hobbs' personal life and family. Subjects covered...
Dates: 1928-2018; Majority of material found within 1990-2013

Papers of Hal D. Simpson

 Collection
Identifier: WHDS
Abstract Hal D. Simpson (b. 1945) worked in the Colorado Division of Water Resources (DWR) for 34 years, serving as State Engineer from 1992 to 2007. This collection includes materials from Simpson’s time with the Division of Water Resources; meeting agendas, notes, and other materials from his time on the Western States Water Council, particularly from his time as Council Chairman from 2004 to 2006; papers and presentations authored by Simpson; his calendars; and reference materials, comprised...
Dates: 1941-2007; Majority of material found in 1970-2007

Papers of Hamlet J. "Chips" Barry, III

 Collection
Identifier: WHJB
Abstract Hamlet J. "Chips" Barry, III, served as the manager of Denver Water for nearly twenty years. The documentation of Barry's employment with the Micronesian Legal Services Corporation, the Colorado Department of Natural Resources, law firm Calkins, Kramer, Grimshaw and Harring, and Denver Water is representative but not comprehensive. A 30-year span of his calendars gives a sense of his daily appointments and activities. Additionally, files of his speeches and writings on typical subjects such...
Dates: 1951-2011; Majority of material found within 1973-2010

Papers of Harvey Johnson

 Collection
Identifier: WHGJ
Abstract Having spent over 45 years of his life as a farmer in Fort Collins, Colorado, Harvey Johnson (1895-1991) understood the value of water. He served on numerous water boards, most significantly the Water Supply and Storage Company Board, of which he became a member in 1936 and served for 54 years. He was asked to serve on the Fort Collins City Council and served two terms as mayor in the 1960s. Johnson was instrumental in preparing the city to store water for future growth. This collection...
Dates: 1907-1989; Majority of material found within 1970-1989

Papers of James L. Ogilvie

 Collection
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 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 Marvin D. Hoover

 Collection
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 Marvin E. Jensen

 Collection
Identifier: WMEJ
Abstract A significant contributor to the development of improved methods in estimating irrigation water requirements, Marvin E. Jensen has had a diverse career in civil engineering. This collection documents Jensen's consulting and writings with special emphasis on two consulting projects in which Jensen evaluated water distribution and usage along the lower Colorado River. Materials include data, correspondence, handwritten notes, news clippings, photographs and negatives, drafts, reports, and...
Dates: 1957-2011; Majority of material found within 1985-2004

Papers of Ray Nixon

 Collection
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 Raymond L. Anderson

 Collection
Identifier: WRLA
Abstract

Natural resource economist Raymond L. Anderson (1927-2018) spent nearly three decades working jointly for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Economic Research Service and Colorado State University (CSU). He focused on irrigated agriculture and the associated organizations and issues arising in modern contexts. The collection contains biographical material, correspondence, publications, and data.

Dates: 1950-2008; Majority of material found within 1961-1984

Papers of Richard D. MacRavey

 Collection
Identifier: WRDM
Abstract Richard D. "Dick" MacRavey (1931-2011) served the Colorado Water Congress for 26 years, after becoming the organization's executive director in 1979. He greatly influenced state water politics throughout his career, championing certain initiatives while working to defeat those with which he disagreed. MacRavey was involved in legislation affecting a range of Colorado water issues, including water quality, storage, administration, and municipal supply. This collection consists of...
Dates: 1968-2011

Papers of Robert A. Young

 Collection
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

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Water-supply -- Colorado. 24
Photographs. 18
Maps. 16
Water resources development -- Colorado. 16
Colorado. 11
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Ditches -- Colorado. 10
Artifacts. 8
Irrigation -- Colorado. 8
Audiocassettes. 7
Videotapes. 7
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) 6
DVDs. 6
South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.) 6
Water resources development. 6
Weld County (Colo.) 6
Arkansas River. 5
Negatives. 5
Aerial photographs. 4
Big Thompson River (Colo.) 4
Cache la Poudre River (Colo.) 4
Denver (Colo.) 4
Larimer County (Colo.) 4
Reservoirs -- Colorado. 4
South Platte River Watershed (Colo. and Neb.) 4
Water rights -- Colorado. 4
Water-supply. 4
Arkansas River Watershed. 3
Colorado -- Water rights. 3
Irrigation engineering. 3
Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 3
Oral history. 3
Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 3
Water -- Law and legislation. 3
West (U.S.) 3
Banks and banking. 2
Beef cattle. 2
Books. 2
Colorado Springs (Colo.) 2
Dams -- Colorado. 2
Floods -- Colorado -- Big Thompson River. 2
Fort Collins (Colo.) 2
Fryingpan River (Colo.) 2
Fryingpan River Watershed (Colo.) 2
Greeley (Colo.) 2
Groundwater -- Colorado. 2
Interstate agreements -- Arkansas River. 2
Interstate agreements. 2
Irrigation water -- Economic aspects. 2
Kansas -- Water rights. 2
Kansas. 2
Microfilms. 2
Nebraska. 2
New Mexico. 2
Pakistan. 2
Scrapbooks. 2
Water resources development -- Colorado -- Denver. 2
Water resources development -- Economic aspects. 2
Water transfer -- Economic aspects. 2
Water utilities -- Colorado. 2
Water-supply -- Economic aspects. 2
Water-supply -- Government policy -- Colorado. 2
Water-supply -- Research -- Colorado. 2
Waterworks -- Colorado -- Denver. 2
Air quality. 1
Alaska. 1
Arizona. 1
Aurora (Colo.) 1
Beef industry 1
Berthoud (Colo.) 1
Big Thompson Canyon (Colo.) 1
Boxelder Valley (Wyo. and Colo.) 1
Cache la Poudre River National Water Heritage Area (Colo.) 1
California -- Imperial County. 1
California. 1
Catlin Canal (Colo.) 1
Cattle -- Feeding and feeds. 1
Center (Colo.) 1
Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.) 1
Colombia. 1
Compact discs. 1
Costilla County (Colo.) 1
Cuba. 1
Dam failures -- Colorado -- Roaring River Valley. 1
Diaries. 1
Dolores River (Colo. and Utah) 1
Drainage. 1
Ecuador. 1
Egypt. 1
Evapotranspiration. 1
Farm life -- Colorado. 1
Flood control. 1
Floods -- Colorado -- Big Thompson Canyon. 1
Floods -- Colorado -- Roaring River Valley. 1
Groundwater. 1
Habitat conservation -- Nebraska. 1
Herington (Kan.) 1
Hinsdale County (Colo.) 1
History of the Denver Water System. 1
Hydraulic engineering. 1
Integrated water development -- Nebraska. 1
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Spanish; Castilian 1
 
Names
Denver (Colo.). Board of Water Commissioners. 4
United States. Bureau of Reclamation. 3
Water Supply and Storage Company. 3
Colorado Springs (Colo.). Department of Public Utilities. 2
Colorado Water Congress. 2
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Colorado Water Resources Research Institute. 2
Farr, W. D. (William Daven), 1910-2007. 2
Fryingpan-Arkansas Project (U.S.) 2
North Poudre Irrigation Company 2
United States. Supreme Court. 2
Ward, Robert C. 2
Anderson, Raymond Lloyd, 1927- 1
Barry, Hamlet J., III, 1944-2010 1
Barry, Hamlet J., III, 1944-2010. 1
Blatchley Associates. 1
Blatchley, Ronald K. 1
Boy Scouts of America. 1
Boyle Engineering Corporation 1
Boyle Engineering Corporation. 1
Calkins, Kramer, Grimshaw & Harring. 1
Carpenter family. 1
Carpenter, Delph. 1
Carpenter, Leroy S., 1843-1927. 1
Chavez-Ramirez, Felipe, 1965- 1
Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station. 1
Colorado River Commission. 1
Colorado State University. 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 Civil Engineering. 1
Colorado State University. Environmental Resources Center. 1
Colorado Water Congress 1
Colorado Water Conservation Board. 1
Colorado Water Resources Research Institute 1
Colorado. Department of Natural Resources. 1
Colorado. Mined Land Reclamation Division. 1
Colorado. Office of the State Engineer. 1
Colorado. Supreme Court. 1
Consolidated Home Supply Ditch and Reservoir Company 1
Consolidated Home Supply Ditch and Reservoir Company. 1
Currier, Paul J. 1
Denver Union Water Company (Denver, Colo.) 1
Ditch and Reservoir Company Alliance 1
Ditch and Reservoir Company Alliance. 1
Draper, John B. 1
Eastman Kodak Company. 1
Evans, Norman A. 1
Farmers Irrigating Ditch and Reservoir Company. 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
Fountain Valley Authority (Colo.) 1
Godfrey Ditch Company 1
Godfrey Ditch Company. 1
Great Western Sugar Company. 1
Greeley (Colo.). Water and Sewer Board. 1
Grigg, Neil S. 1
Gronning, Lloyd J. 1
Hobbs, Greg 1
Hobbs, Greg. 1
Home Supply Ditch Company. 1
Home Supply Reservoir Company. 1
Hoover, Marvin D. 1
Iliff and Platte Valley Ditch Company 1
Iliff and Platte Valley Ditch Company. 1
Imperial Irrigation District (Calif.) 1
International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage. 1
Jensen, Marvin Eli, 1926- 1
Johnson, Harvey G. 1
Littleworth, Arthur L., 1923- 1
MacRavey, Richard D. 1
Micronesian Legal Services Corporation. 1
Milenski, Frank 1
Milenski, Frank. 1
Montezuma Valley Irrigation Company 1
Montezuma Valley Irrigation Company. 1
Montezuma Valley Irrigation District. 1
Moses, Wittemyer, Harrison and Woodruff. 1
Mosley, Earl L., 1883-1966 1
Mountain Mutual Reservoir Company. 1
Mountain Supply Ditch Company. 1
National Cattlemen's Association (U.S.) 1
National Cattlemen's Beef Association (U.S.) 1
National Cattlemen's Foundation. 1
Nixon, Raymond D. 1
North Fork Associates. 1
Ogilvie, James L. 1
Philmont Scout Ranch. 1
Platte River Whooping Crane Critical Habitat Maintenance Trust (Organization) 1
Plumb and Dailey Ditch Company 1
Plumb and Dailey Ditch Company. 1
Proctor Water Company. 1
Public Employees' Retirement Association (Colorado) 1
R.J. Tipton Associated Engineers. 1
Reorganized Farmers Ditch Company 1
Reorganized Farmers Ditch Company. 1
Robbins, David W. 1
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