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Federal Land Bank of Wichita 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. A portion of the collection is...
Dates: 1907-1989; Majority of material found within 1942-1980

Ival V. Goslin Water Resources Collection

Identifier: WIVG
Abstract For over 50 years, Ival V. Goslin (1911-1991) worked in water resources. This collection contains records from throughout his career. The bulk of the collection contains records from the Colorado Water Resources and Power Development Authority where Goslin served as the first executive director and later as a consultant. The Authority (est. 1981) has conducted water project feasibility studies and created and implemented financing programs for water and wastewater infrastructures. The...
Dates: 1907-2004; Majority of material found within 1960-1991

Papers of Delph E. Carpenter and Family

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 E. Bruce Jones

Identifier: WEBJ
Abstract E. Bruce Jones (1933-2013) spent most of his career working as a consulting engineer in Wyoming and Colorado. His areas of focus included surface and groundwater hydrology, remote sensing, water rights, snow hydrology, and weather modification. He spent many years as president of Resource Consultants (formerly M. W. Bittinger and Associates) in Fort Collins and later as senior engineer with Jacobs Engineering Group in Denver. He worked extensively on environmental cleanups, including on...
Dates: 1955-2013; Majority of material found within 1956-2000

Papers of John W. Shields

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 Margaret A. Johnston

Identifier: AMAJ

Margaret A. Johnston worked in a variety of roles (including interpretation, law enforcement, and as a superintendent) for the National Park Service (NPS) from 1974 until her 2007 retirement. Her work broke many barriers for females in the Park Service. The bulk of the collection consists of items highlighting Johnston's NPS career. Additional materials include Johnston's personal writings, a biography written by her husband, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1970-2009

Papers of Mark W. T. Harvey

Identifier: WMWH
Abstract Mark Harvey, professor of history at North Dakota State University, has written and taught extensively on western American and environmental history. This collection documents his research on the Echo Park Dam controversy which surrounded a proposed project in Dinosaur National Monument, part of the National Park System located in northwest Colorado and northeast Utah. The collection includes Harvey's notes, as well as collected articles, correspondence, and newspaper clippings related to...
Dates: 1921-1991; Majority of material found within 1949-1956

Papers of Tom Pitts

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

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. A portion of the collection is digitized and ...
Dates: 1992-2011

Records of the Montezuma Valley Irrigation Company

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. A portion of the collection is digitized and ...
Dates: 1886-2010; Majority of material found within 1900-1960

Water Oral Histories Collection

Identifier: WOHC
Abstract The Water Oral Histories Collection consists of interviews and reminiscences covering the work of some of Colorado's distinguished civil engineers, irrigators, and water leaders. Subjects include Northern Colorado's irrigation history, irrigation engineering and research in Colorado, large water storage projects, groundwater issues, and the personal and professional lives of some of Colorado's water leaders. A portion of the collection is digitized and ...
Dates: 1986-2022

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Ickes, Harold McEwen, 1939- 1
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Johnston, Margaret A., 1952-2008 1
Jones, E. Bruce 1
Kuhn, Eric 1
Left Hand Ditch Company 1
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Luecke, Daniel 1
Mobley, Terry 1
Montezuma Valley Irrigation Company 1
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Ogilvie, James L. 1
Parshall, Maxwell 1
Pitts, W. Tom 1
Porter, John 1
Pueblo Board of Water Works (Colo.) 1
Randall, Owen 1
Robbins, David W. 1
Rocky Mountain Arsenal (Colo.) 1
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Scanga, Ralph 1
Schmidt, Max 1
Sharp, Thomas R. 1
Shields, John W. 1
Shimmin, Mike 1
Shoemaker, Jeff 1
Smith, MaryLou M., 1950- 1
Smith, Travis 1
Spencer, Herb 1
Stulp, John 1
Tom Pitts & Associates 1
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Union Colony of Colorado 1
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Water Supply and Storage Company 1
Watkins, Arthur V. (Arthur Vivian), 1886-1973 1
Wells, Patricia 1
Werner, Brian 1
Western Engineers, Inc. 1
Wilkinson, Eric 1
Wright, Kenneth R. 1
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