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Climate Data Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WCDC
Abstract The Climate Data Collection contains more than 130 years of climate data, starting in 1872, which was primarily collected by local weather stations as part of the National Weather Service Cooperative Observer Program and also by the Mountain States Weather Services and Colorado Amateur Radio Weather Net. The collection consists primarily of climate data from Colorado as well as the Rocky Mountain region and some eastern states. There are also voluminous sets of Denver and Fort Collins,...
Dates: 1872-2017

Federal Land Bank of Wichita Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WFLB
Abstract

The Federal Land Bank of Wichita was created, along with twelve other banks, by the United States government to provide long-term credit to farmers by the Federal Farm Loan Act of 1916 in response to the unique credit needs of farmers. The collection contains reports and maps relating to ditches, streams, and underground water in Colorado, New Mexico, Kansas, and Nebraska, as well as similar reports from the Land Bank of Berkeley regarding Utah and Wyoming.

Dates: 1907-1989; Majority of material found within 1942-1980

Papers of David M. Freeman

 Collection
Identifier: WDMF
Abstract David M. Freeman is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Sociology at Colorado State University. As part of his four-decade long career, Dr. Freeman began studying western water use in the 1980s, and began to focus specifically on the Platte River project in the late 1990s. The collection includes Dr. Freeman's research for Implementing the Endangered Species Act of the Platte Basin Water Commons (2010). Subject areas include the Platte River negotiations...
Dates: 1911-2011; Majority of material found within 1990-2011

Papers of Delph E. Carpenter and Family

 Collection
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 John W. Shields

 Collection
Identifier: WJWS
Abstract John W. Shields (b. 1958), an interstate streams engineer for the State of Wyoming, served as the chairman for the Management Committee of the Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish Recovery Program. The program, established in 1988, involved multiple entities working to implement recovery actions for four species of endangered Colorado River fish: bonytail, Colorado pikeminnow, humpback chub, and razorback sucker. Materials include meeting minutes, correspondence, reports, data, annual...
Dates: 1983-2012

Papers of Michael Wireman

 Collection
Identifier: WWIR
Abstract

Michael Wireman, a retired hydrogeologist, focused on groundwater science, development, and management. He worked at Leonard Rice Consulting Water Engineers from 1981 to 1986 and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region VIII, from 1987 to 2014. The collection consists of reports and memoranda from when Wireman worked at Leonard Rice Consulting Water Engineers. Most reports are about groundwater in Colorado and others cover locations in Arizona, South Dakota, and Wyoming.

Dates: 1981-1986

Papers of Tom Pitts

 Collection
Identifier: WTPP
Abstract Tom Pitts worked with local, state, and federal organizations to find solutions for water usage and environmental regulatory issues. His efforts on endangered species issues resulted in multiple long-term programs benefiting both water users and endangered fish in river basins within and beyond Colorado. The collection thoroughly documents Pitts' work on the Colorado Water Congress Special Project on Threatened and Endangered Species, including work specific to the four endangered fish...
Dates: 1974-2014; Majority of material found within 1984-2000

Photographs of Bill Green

 Collection
Identifier: WBGP
Abstract

Bill Green, a water resources engineer and outdoor photographer, photographs reservoirs, streams, and natural areas in the western United States. The collection consists of 25 digital photographs of the 2002 Colorado drought, as well as nearly 1,500 slides of water features, parks, and wildlife, mostly in Colorado but also in other western states.

Dates: 1992-2011

Records of the Colorado Science and Engineering Fair

 Collection
Identifier: MCSF
Abstract The Colorado Science and Engineering Fair had its beginnings in 1955, when a committee was formed to investigate the possibility of holding an annual state-wide science fair. The first fair was held April 28, 1956, and known both as the Annual Regional Science Fair and the Colorado-Wyoming Science Fair. In 1970 the name was changed to the Colorado State Science Fair when Wyoming ended its participation in the fair. In 1993 the name was changed again to the Colorado Science and Engineering...
Dates: 1954-2005

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 Rocky Mountain Farmers Union

 Collection
Identifier: ARMF
Abstract The programs of the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union (RMFU) have supported the successful operation of family farms and ranches for over a century. Organized in 1908 as the Colorado Farmers Educational and Cooperative Union (CFU), the association changed its name to the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union in 1942 to include members in neighboring states. This collection documents the efforts of the RMFU to serve farmers and ranchers through education, legislation, and cooperative activities, and...
Dates: 1897-2009; Majority of material found within 1950-1990

Records of the Western Dairy Council

 Collection
Identifier: AWDC
Abstract The Western Dairy Council provides nutrition education resources to consumers, educators, health professionals and the media. Sharing the same headquarters and board of directors, the Western Dairyfarmers' Promotion Association provides educational services for dairy producers, including assistance with water issues, training in public relations and promotion of projects to benefit farmers. The collection documents the history and activities of these related organizations. Material types...
Dates: 1935-1988; Majority of material found within 1970-1979

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Colorado. 11
Wyoming. 11
Photographs. 6
Nebraska. 5
New Mexico. 5
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Utah. 5
Arizona. 3
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) 3
Platte River (Neb.) 3
Scrapbooks. 3
Slides (photographs). 3
Artifacts. 2
California. 2
Colorado River Watershed (Colo.-Mexico) 2
Compact discs. 2
Endangered species. 2
Fish populations. 2
Groundwater. 2
Kansas. 2
Maps. 2
Minutes. 2
Motion pictures (visual works). 2
Negatives. 2
Nevada. 2
North Platte River. 2
Rare fishes. 2
Rio Grande (Colo.-Mexico and Tex.) 2
Rivers. 2
San Juan River (Colo.-Utah) 2
San Juan River Watershed (Colo.-Utah) 2
South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.) 2
Videotapes. 2
Water -- Law and legislation. 2
Water resources development. 2
Wildlife habitat improvement. 2
Aerial photographs. 1
Agricultural credit. 1
Agriculture, Cooperative. 1
Agriculture. 1
Arkansas River. 1
Audiotapes. 1
Books. 1
Colorado -- Water rights. 1
Dairy products -- Marketing. 1
Dairy products industry. 1
Dams. 1
Diaries. 1
Digital images. 1
Droughts. 1
Endangered species -- Law and legislation -- South Platte River Watershed (Colo. and Neb.) 1
Environmental law. 1
Farmers. 1
Federal land banks. 1
Fisheries law and legislation -- South Platte River Watershed (Colo. and Neb.) 1
Frontier and pioneer life. 1
Greeley (Colo.) 1
Habitat conservation -- Nebraska. 1
Implementing the Endangered Species Act on the Platte Basin Water Commons 1
Integrated water development -- Nebraska. 1
Interstate agreements. 1
Irrigation farming. 1
Irrigation. 1
La Plata River (Colo. and N.M.) 1
Laramie River (Colo. and Wyo.) 1
Meteorology -- Observations -- Colorado. 1
Meteorology -- Observations -- Wyoming. 1
Milking Shorthorn cattle. 1
Montana. 1
National parks and reserves. 1
Nebraska -- Water rights. 1
Phonograph records. 1
Precipitation (Meteorology) -- Colorado -- Measurement. 1
Precipitation (Meteorology) -- Wyoming -- Measurement. 1
Reservoirs. 1
Science -- Exhibitions. 1
Science -- Study and teaching (Middle School) -- Colorado. 1
Science -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- Colorado. 1
South Dakota. 1
South Platte River Watershed (Colo. and Neb.) 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Veterans. 1
Water rights. 1
Water transfer. 1
Water-supply. 1
Weather. 1
Whooping crane. 1
Wildlife conservation -- Law and legislation -- South Platte River Watershed (Colo. and Neb.) 1
Wyoming -- Water rights. 1
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Recovery Program for Endangered Fish of the Upper Colorado River Basin. 2
United States. Department of the Interior. 2
Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish Recovery Program. 2
Bernath, Elemer. 1
Carpenter family. 1
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Carpenter, Delph 1
Carpenter, Delph. 1
Carpenter, Donald A. 1
Carpenter, Leroy S., 1843-1927. 1
Chavez-Ramirez, Felipe, 1965- 1
Colorado Climate Center. 1
Colorado River Commission. 1
Colorado Science and Engineering Fair. 1
Colorado State Science Fair, Inc. 1
Colorado State Science Fair. 1
Colorado Water Congress. 1
Colorado-Wyoming Science Fair. 1
Colorado. General Assembly. 1
Currier, Paul J. 1
Federal Land Bank of Berkeley. 1
Federal Land Bank of Wichita 1
Federal Land Bank of Wichita. 1
Freeman, David M. 1
Greeley-Poudre Irrigation District. 1
Green, Bill 1
Hogarty family. 1
Hogarty, Michael J. 1
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964. 1
International Scieince and Engineering Fair. 1
Leonard Rice Consulting Water Engineers (Denver, Colo.) 1
Mountain States Weather Services. 1
National Farmers' Union (U.S.) 1
Patton, James G. 1
Pitts, W. Tom 1
Pitts, W. Tom. 1
Platte River Recovery Implementation Program (U.S.) 1
Platte River Whooping Crane Critical Habitat Maintenance Trust (Organization) 1
Rocky Mountain Farmers Union 1
Rocky Mountain Farmers Union. 1
San Juan River Basin Recovery Implementation Program (U.S.) 1
Shields, John W. 1
Smithsonian Institution. 1
Solberg, Harvey R. 1
Stencel, John, III. 1
Tom Pitts & Associates. 1
Union Colony of Colorado. 1
United States. Army. Signal Corps. 1
United States. Dept. of the Interior. 1
United States. Endangered Species Act of 1973. 1
United States. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. 1
United States. National Weather Service. 1
United States. Supreme Court. 1
VanDerwalker, John G. 1
Western Dairy Council 1
Western Dairy Council. 1
Western Dairyfarmer's Promotion Association. 1
Wireman, Michael 1
Wireman, Michael. 1
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