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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

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 B. T. A. Sagar

 Collection
Identifier: WSAG
Abstract

As a hydro-mechanical engineer, B. T. A. Sagar (1929-2017) specialized in gates and valves for irrigation and hydropower projects around the world. The collection includes representative projects from across Dr. Sagar's career and a variety of countries in which he worked. The bulk of the collection is documentation for engineering projects where Dr. Sagar either designed, advised, or reviewed the gates and/or valves involved, along with his papers, publications, and presentations.

Dates: 1963-2016; Majority of material found within 1979-2010

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 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.

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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 Hamlet J. "Chips" Barry, III

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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

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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

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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 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 Maurice L. Albertson

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Identifier: WMLA
Abstract Maurice Albertson (1918-2009) was a hydraulic engineering expert who helped Colorado State University (CSU) gain international recognition in a variety of research fields, including water resources management. Best known for his central role in establishing the Peace Corps, Albertson was a CSU professor and administrator instrumental in expanding the university's water resources research program. The collection includes teaching materials; publications; records of professional and consulting...
Dates: 1891-2009; Majority of material found within 1940-2000

Papers of Ray Nixon

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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 Ronald K. Blatchley

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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

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

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 Consolidated Home Supply Ditch and Reservoir Company

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Identifier: WCHS
Abstract Formed in 1882 in Loveland, Colorado, the Consolidated Home Supply Ditch and Reservoir Company (CHS) delivers water for agricultural purposes through its system of ditches and reservoirs located in Larimer and Weld counties. The company and its system, which draws from the Big Thompson River, are well documented through minute books, water records, and files of recent secretaries. Supplementing these are stock, financial, and legal records, as well as photographs, maps, plans, and drawings....
Dates: 1874-2012; Majority of material found within 1950-2005

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 Platte River Whooping Crane Maintenance Trust, Inc.

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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 the Reorganized Farmers Ditch Company

 Collection
Identifier: WRFD
Abstract The Reorganized Farmers Ditch Company was created in 1983 as a mutual ditch company in the state of Colorado from unusual circumstances. The predecessor organization was the Farmers Irrigating Ditch and Reservoir Company. The main purpose of both companies has been to store and deliver water for irrigation, drawn from the Big Thompson River. Legal and financial materials dominate the collection, but comprehensive sets of meeting minutes exist, along with fairly complete sets of early stock...
Dates: 1878-2020; Majority of material found within 1970-2000

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Subject
Photographs. 20
Maps. 13
Water-supply -- Colorado. 13
Colorado. 8
Water resources development -- Colorado. 8
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Artifacts. 6
DVDs. 6
Negatives. 6
Audiocassettes. 5
Ditches -- Colorado. 5
Irrigation -- Colorado. 5
Videotapes. 5
Water resources development. 5
Aerial photographs. 4
Arkansas River. 4
Big Thompson River (Colo.) 4
Cache la Poudre River (Colo.) 4
Larimer County (Colo.) 4
Reservoirs -- Colorado. 4
South Platte River Watershed (Colo. and Neb.) 4
Weld County (Colo.) 4
Arkansas River Watershed. 3
Colorado -- Water rights. 3
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) 3
Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 3
South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.) 3
Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 3
Water-supply. 3
Banks and banking. 2
Beef cattle. 2
Compact discs. 2
Dams -- Colorado. 2
Denver (Colo.) 2
Floods -- Colorado -- Big Thompson River. 2
Fort Collins (Colo.) 2
Fryingpan River (Colo.) 2
Fryingpan River Watershed (Colo.) 2
Greeley (Colo.) 2
Interstate agreements -- Arkansas River. 2
Irrigation engineering. 2
Kansas -- Water rights. 2
Kansas. 2
Microfilms. 2
Scrapbooks. 2
Slides (photographs). 2
Water -- Law and legislation. 2
Water rights -- Colorado. 2
Water-supply engineering. 2
West (U.S.) 2
Air quality. 1
Alaska. 1
Audiotapes. 1
Beef industry 1
Berthoud (Colo.) 1
Big Thompson Canyon (Colo.) 1
Blueprints. 1
Books. 1
Boxelder Valley (Wyo. and Colo.) 1
California -- Imperial County. 1
Catlin Canal (Colo.) 1
Cattle -- Feeding and feeds. 1
Center (Colo.) 1
Colorado Springs (Colo.) 1
Constructed wetlands. 1
Costilla County (Colo.) 1
Dam failures -- Colorado -- Roaring River Valley. 1
Diaries. 1
Diversion structures (Hydraulic engineering) 1
Evapotranspiration. 1
Farm life -- Colorado. 1
Floods -- Colorado -- Big Thompson Canyon. 1
Floods -- Colorado -- Roaring River Valley. 1
Groundwater -- Colorado. 1
Groundwater. 1
Habitat conservation -- Nebraska. 1
Herington (Kan.) 1
Hinsdale County (Colo.) 1
Hydraulic engineering. 1
Hydraulic gates. 1
Hydraulic structures. 1
Hydrology. 1
India. 1
Indonesia. 1
Integrated water development -- Nebraska. 1
International education. 1
Interstate agreements. 1
Irrigation districts -- Colorado. 1
Irrigation water -- Economic aspects. 1
Irrigation. 1
Land grants. 1
Land use. 1
Lantern slides. 1
Lawn Lake Dam (Colo.) 1
Loveland (Colo.) 1
Marshall Islands. 1
Micronesia (Federated States) 1
Mines and mineral resources. 1
Motion pictures (visual works). 1
Municipal water supply -- Colorado -- Denver -- Management. 1
Nebraska -- Water rights. 1
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Language
Spanish; Castilian 1
 
Names
United States. Bureau of Reclamation. 3
Colorado State University. 2
Denver (Colo.). Board of Water Commissioners. 2
Farr, W. D. (William Daven), 1910-2007. 2
Fryingpan-Arkansas Project (U.S.) 2
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United States. Supreme Court. 2
Water Supply and Storage Company. 2
Albertson, Maurice L. 1
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
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 Springs (Colo.). Department of Public Utilities. 1
Colorado State University. Department of Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics. 1
Colorado State University. Department of Civil Engineering. 1
Colorado State University. Engineering Research Center. 1
Colorado State University. Environmental Resources Center. 1
Colorado State University. Research Foundation. 1
Colorado Water Conservation Board. 1
Colorado Water Resources Research Institute 1
Colorado Water Resources Research Institute. 1
Colorado. Department of Natural Resources. 1
Colorado. Mined Land Reclamation Division. 1
Colorado. Supreme Court. 1
Consolidated Home Supply Ditch and Reservoir Company 1
Consolidated Home Supply Ditch and Reservoir Company. 1
Council of U.S. Universities for Soil and Water Development in Arid and Sub-humid Areas. 1
Currier, Paul J. 1
Draper, John B. 1
ECI (Firm) 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
Fountain Valley Authority (Colo.) 1
GEI Consultants. 1
Great Western Sugar Company. 1
Greeley (Colo.). Water and Sewer Board. 1
Grigg, Neil S. 1
Hobbs, Greg 1
Hobbs, Greg. 1
Home Supply Ditch Company. 1
Home Supply Reservoir Company. 1
Imperial Irrigation District (Calif.) 1
Jensen, Marvin Eli, 1926- 1
Johnson, Harvey G. 1
Littleworth, Arthur L., 1923- 1
Micronesian Legal Services Corporation. 1
Milenski, Frank 1
Milenski, Frank. 1
Moses, Wittemyer, Harrison and Woodruff. 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
North Poudre Irrigation Company 1
Ogilvie, James L. 1
Philmont Scout Ranch. 1
Platte River Whooping Crane Critical Habitat Maintenance Trust (Organization) 1
Public Employees' Retirement Association (Colorado) 1
Reorganized Farmers Ditch Company 1
Reorganized Farmers Ditch Company. 1
Robbins, David W. 1
Sagar, B. T. A. 1
San Luis Valley Irrigation District 1
San Luis Valley Irrigation District. 1
Tyler, Daniel 1
Tyler, Daniel. 1
United States. Department of Agriculture. Economic Research Service. 1
United States. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. 1
VanDerwalker, John G. 1
Walter, Ivan A. 1
Ward, Robert C. 1
Wright Water Engineers 1
Wright Water Engineers. 1
Wright, Kenneth R. 1
Wright-McLaughlin Engineers. 1
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