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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 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 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 Maurice L. Albertson

 Collection
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

 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

Papers of Robert C. Ward

 Collection
Identifier: WRCW
Abstract A professor and administrator at Colorado State University for 35 years, Robert Ward focused his career on water quality monitoring. He conducted theoretical and applied research to develop information about water quality monitoring systems and management, teach the concepts, and influence application and policy. His collection documents his research and teaching, with limited files documenting his service activities and his administrative role. Material types include personnel files,...
Dates: 1950-2019; Majority of material found within 1970-2010

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

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Water resources development -- Colorado. 16
Water-supply -- Colorado. 15
Photographs. 14
Maps. 10
Colorado. 9
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Artifacts. 8
Videotapes. 8
Audiocassettes. 7
Water resources development. 7
South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.) 6
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) 5
DVDs. 5
Irrigation -- Colorado. 5
Arkansas River. 4
Cache la Poudre River (Colo.) 4
Negatives. 4
Reservoirs -- Colorado. 4
Aerial photographs. 3
Arkansas River Watershed. 3
Denver (Colo.) 3
Ditches -- Colorado. 3
Irrigation engineering. 3
Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 3
Oral history. 3
South Platte River Watershed (Colo. and Neb.) 3
Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 3
Water -- Law and legislation. 3
Banks and banking. 2
Beef cattle. 2
Big Thompson River (Colo.) 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
Hydraulic engineering. 2
Irrigation water -- Economic aspects. 2
Larimer County (Colo.) 2
Microfilms. 2
Motion pictures (visual works). 2
New Mexico. 2
Pakistan. 2
Scrapbooks. 2
Slides (photographs). 2
Water resources development -- Colorado -- Denver. 2
Water resources development -- Economic aspects. 2
Water rights -- Colorado. 2
Water transfer -- Economic aspects. 2
Water-supply -- Economic aspects. 2
Water-supply -- Government policy -- Colorado. 2
Water-supply -- Research -- Colorado. 2
Water-supply engineering. 2
Water-supply. 2
Waterworks -- Colorado -- Denver. 2
Weld County (Colo.) 2
West (U.S.) 2
Air quality. 1
Alaska. 1
Arizona. 1
Audiotapes. 1
Aurora (Colo.) 1
Beef industry 1
Big Thompson Canyon (Colo.) 1
Blueprints. 1
Boxelder Valley (Wyo. and Colo.) 1
Cache la Poudre River National Water Heritage Area (Colo.) 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
Colorado -- Water rights. 1
Compact discs. 1
Constructed wetlands. 1
Costilla County (Colo.) 1
Cuba. 1
Diaries. 1
Drainage. 1
Ecuador. 1
Egypt. 1
Farm life -- Colorado. 1
Flood control. 1
Floods -- Colorado -- Big Thompson Canyon. 1
Herington (Kan.) 1
Hinsdale County (Colo.) 1
History of the Denver Water System. 1
Hydrology. 1
International education. 1
Interstate agreements -- Arkansas River. 1
Interstate agreements. 1
Irrigation districts -- Colorado. 1
Irrigation. 1
Kansas -- Water rights. 1
Kansas. 1
Land grants. 1
Land use. 1
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Spanish; Castilian 1
 
Names
Denver (Colo.). Board of Water Commissioners. 4
Water Supply and Storage Company. 3
Colorado Springs (Colo.). Department of Public Utilities. 2
Colorado State University. 2
Colorado State University. Department of Civil Engineering. 2
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Colorado Water Congress. 2
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. Bureau of Reclamation. 2
Ward, Robert C. 2
Albertson, Maurice L. 1
Anderson, Raymond Lloyd, 1927- 1
Barry, Hamlet J., III, 1944-2010 1
Barry, Hamlet J., III, 1944-2010. 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
Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station. 1
Colorado River Commission. 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. Engineering Research Center. 1
Colorado State University. Environmental Resources Center. 1
Colorado State University. Research Foundation. 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. Supreme Court. 1
Council of U.S. Universities for Soil and Water Development in Arid and Sub-humid Areas. 1
Denver Union Water Company (Denver, Colo.) 1
Eastman Kodak Company. 1
Evans, Norman A. 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
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
Hoover, Marvin D. 1
International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage. 1
Johnson, Harvey G. 1
MacRavey, Richard D. 1
Micronesian Legal Services Corporation. 1
Milenski, Frank 1
Milenski, Frank. 1
Moses, Wittemyer, Harrison and Woodruff. 1
Mosley, Earl L., 1883-1966 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
Ogilvie, James L. 1
Philmont Scout Ranch. 1
Public Employees' Retirement Association (Colorado) 1
R.J. Tipton Associated Engineers. 1
San Luis Valley Irrigation District 1
San Luis Valley Irrigation District. 1
Tipton and Kalmbach. 1
Tipton, R. J. (Royce J.), 1893- 1
Tyler, Daniel 1
Tyler, Daniel. 1
United States. Department of Agriculture. Economic Research Service. 1
Water Supply and Storage Company 1
Western Agricultural Economics Association. 1
Wright Water Engineers 1
Wright Water Engineers. 1
Wright, Kenneth R. 1
Wright-McLaughlin Engineers. 1
Young, Robert A. (Robert Alton), 1931-2013 1
Young, Robert A. (Robert Alton), 1931-2013. 1
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