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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 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

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 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 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 Water Resources Research Institute

 Collection
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

 Collection
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 Godfrey Ditch Company

 Collection
Identifier: WGOD
Abstract

The Section No. 3 Ditch Company was incorporated in March 1870 in Weld County. The company constructed its ditch to divert water from the South Platte River for agriculture, milling and dairying purposes. In 1910, it was reincorporated as the Godfrey Ditch Company. The collection contains the minute books of both companies, which span the years 1870 to 1986. Also included are account ledgers and stock registers, as well as some legal documents and historical information.

Dates: 1870-1996

Records of the Iliff and Platte Valley Ditch Company

 Collection
Identifier: WIPV
Abstract The Records of the Iliff and Platte Valley Ditch Company contains the financial and business records of the company which was established in 1884 and irrigated land in Logan County, Colorado. IPV was typical of many irrigation companies in Colorado and the West in that a group of investors pooled their resources to form the company and raised revenue by selling shares of stock to irrigators. The collection includes several old ledger books with articles of incorporation, meeting minutes,...
Dates: 1884-1997; Majority of material found in 1884-1945; 1987-1997

Records of the Montezuma Valley Irrigation Company

 Collection
Identifier: WMVI
Abstract

Since 1920, the Montezuma Valley Irrigation Company (MVIC), a mutual ditch company, has played an important role in the expansion and operation of agriculture in southwest Colorado's Montezuma Valley. The collection includes indexed files, field books, ledgers, maps, plans, and artifacts. Pre-1920 records document the Montezuma Valley Irrigation District, predecessor of MVIC.

Dates: 1886-2010; Majority of material found within 1900-1960

Records of the North Poudre Irrigation Company

 Collection
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.

 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 the Plumb and Dailey Ditch Company

 Collection
Identifier: WPDD
Abstract The Plumb and Dailey Ditch Company maintains, operates, and owns the water rights to the Godding, Dailey and Plumb Ditch which draws water from Boulder Creek near Longmont in Weld County, Colorado. The company is occasionally referred to as the Godding, Dailey and Plumb Ditch Company. The Plumb and Dailey Ditch is an alternate name for the ditch. The company was established in 1888 and registered as a non-profit corporation in March 1912. Materials include record books, stocks/stock records,...
Dates: 1888-1992

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

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

Records of Xeriscape Colorado, Inc.

 Collection
Identifier: WXCO
Abstract

Xeriscape Colorado, Inc. (formerly Xeriscape Task Force and Front Range Xeriscape) was a non-profit organization that promoted water-conserving landscapes and educated the public about the same. Documenting the work of Xeriscape Colorado, Inc., this collection contains agendas, minutes, notes, reports, and correspondence. Also included are publications, newspaper clippings, calendars, newsletters, brochures, a few artifacts, and miscellaneous media.

Dates: 1974-2012; Majority of material found within 1986-1995

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Water-supply -- Colorado. 24
Photographs. 20
Maps. 17
Water resources development -- Colorado. 16
Colorado. 11
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Artifacts. 10
Ditches -- Colorado. 10
Irrigation -- Colorado. 8
Videotapes. 8
Audiocassettes. 7
Water resources development. 7
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) 6
DVDs. 6
Negatives. 6
South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.) 6
Weld County (Colo.) 6
Arkansas River. 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 -- Law and legislation. 4
Water rights -- Colorado. 4
Water-supply. 4
Arkansas River Watershed. 3
Colorado -- Water rights. 3
Interstate agreements. 3
Irrigation engineering. 3
Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 3
Oral history. 3
Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 3
Water-supply engineering. 3
West (U.S.) 3
Banks and banking. 2
Beef cattle. 2
Books. 2
Colorado Springs (Colo.) 2
Compact discs. 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
Hydraulic engineering. 2
Interstate agreements -- Arkansas River. 2
Irrigation water -- Economic aspects. 2
Kansas -- Water rights. 2
Kansas. 2
Microfilms. 2
Motion pictures (visual works). 2
Nebraska. 2
New Mexico. 2
Pakistan. 2
Scrapbooks. 2
Slides (photographs). 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
Alabama. 1
Alaska. 1
Arizona. 1
Audiotapes. 1
Aurora (Colo.) 1
Beef industry 1
Berthoud (Colo.) 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 -- 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
Constructed wetlands. 1
Costilla County (Colo.) 1
Cuba. 1
Dam failures -- Colorado -- Roaring River Valley. 1
Diaries. 1
Diversion structures (Hydraulic engineering) 1
Dolores River (Colo. and Utah) 1
Drainage. 1
Drought-tolerant plants. 1
Ecuador. 1
Egypt. 1
Environmental law. 1
Evapotranspiration. 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 State University. 2
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Colorado State University. Department of Civil Engineering. 2
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. Supreme Court. 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
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. 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. 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
Council of U.S. Universities for Soil and Water Development in Arid and Sub-humid Areas. 1
Currier, Paul J. 1
Denver (Colo.). Water Dept. 1
Denver Union Water Company (Denver, Colo.) 1
Ditch and Reservoir Company Alliance 1
Ditch and Reservoir Company Alliance. 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
Fisk, Charles C., 1918-2005 1
Fountain Valley Authority (Colo.) 1
GEI Consultants. 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
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