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Cache la Poudre Oral History Project Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WPOH
Abstract

In 2002, the Fort Collins office of the National Park Service contracted with Professor Michael Welsh of the University of Northern Colorado to conduct oral history interviews focused on land use patterns. The area of focus was the Cache la Poudre River Heritage Corridor. The collection consists of interview recordings, transcripts, and one paper on water conservation.

Dates: 2002-2004

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

Colorado Water Conservation Board Papers of David Walker

 Collection
Identifier: WDWC
Abstract

David Walker was a Director of the Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB). The CWCB was formed in 1937 as a state agency to aid in the protection and development of waters in the state. It is a division of the Colorado Department of Natural Resources. The collection consists of documents created largely in relation to CWCB meetings and projects. Materials include reports by the Colorado Water Congress and reports concerning the Union Avenue Boat By-Pass in Englewood.

Dates: 1965-1988

Colorado Water Conservation Board Papers of Herbert Vandemoer

 Collection
Identifier: WVAN
Abstract Herbert H. Vandemoer, resident of Sterling, Colorado, was a geographic appointee to the Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB) from 1964-1985, representing the South Platte River Basin. The CWCB was formed in 1937 as a state agency to aid in the protection and development of waters in the state. It is a division of the Colorado Department of Natural Resources. The collection consists of documents created largely in relation to CWCB meetings and projects. Materials include agendas, minutes,...
Dates: 1958-1992

Ival V. Goslin Water Resources Collection

 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

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 Carl F. Nordin, Jr.

 Collection
Identifier: WCFN
Abstract Carl F. Nordin, Jr., (1929-1998) was a hydraulic engineer for the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and Colorado State University. In 1954, he began a 30-year career with the USGS. From 1969 to 1973, he was projects chief for all USGS research on alluvial river flows conducted at Colorado State University, and from 1974 to 1984 he served as research advisor for the Water Resources Division of the USGS in Denver. After retiring from the USGS in 1984, he became a part-time professor at CSU. Nordin...
Dates: 1941-1998; Majority of material found within 1958-1997

Papers of Carl J. Hoffman

 Collection
Identifier: WCJH
Abstract

Carl J. Hoffman (1908-2004) was a CSU civil engineering graduate (1932) who spent nearly thirty years working for the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation designing dams and spillways. His accomplishments include helping to design the Hoover Dam and the Grand Coulee Dam, as well as many smaller dams throughout the West. The collection includes engineering books, manuals, design data, reports, notes, memoranda, maps, and project design summaries, focusing especially on small dams.

Dates: 1915-2002; Majority of material found within 1940-1968

Papers of Charles A. Lory

 Collection
Identifier: UCAL
Abstract

Charles A. Lory (1872-1969) was a professor of electrical engineering and the fifth president of Colorado Agricultural College (now Colorado State University). The collection contains both personal and professional papers and includes correspondence and letters, diaries and day planners, financial records, flyers, committee minutes, newspaper clippings, and photographs.

Dates: 1849-1978; Majority of material found within 1921-1962

Papers of Charles C. Fisk

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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 Charles W. Howe

 Collection
Identifier: WHAD
Abstract Charles W. Howe (b. 1931), professor emeritus of economics at the University of Colorado Boulder and director emeritus and faculty research associate at the Environment and Society Program, Institute of Behavioral Science, University of Colorado Boulder, has focused his research on environmental and natural resource economics with emphasis on water resources, including water resources development, water rights, and river basin and watershed management. He frequently contributed his expertise...
Dates: 1942-2017; Majority of material found within 1971-2015

Papers of Daniel Tyler

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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 Daryl B. Simons

 Collection
Identifier: WDBS
Abstract Daryl B. Simons was an internationally recognized expert in the fields of hydraulics, hydrology, geomorphology, river mechanics, sediment transport and hydraulic modeling. His innovative teaching and research while professor of civil engineering at Colorado State University (CSU) and his supervision of hundreds of water-related projects around the world contributed to this international reputation. Materials in the collection relate to many of the organizations Simons worked for, including...
Dates: 1868-2005; Majority of material found within 1950-1990

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 Earl L. Mosley

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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 Edwin W. Mogren

 Collection
Identifier: WEWM
Abstract

Dr. Edwin Mogren (1921-2001) was a professor in the College of Forestry at Colorado State University from 1948 to 1986 and upon his retirement was appointed Professor Emeritus. While teaching at CSU, he also served as a consultant and expert witness on several legal water cases. This collection consists of many of the professor's field notes, data, maps, graphs, correspondence, photographs, and reports related to the litigation he was involved with during the 1970s and 1980s.

Dates: 1963-1999; Majority of material found within 1973-1996

Papers of Evan Vlachos

 Collection
Identifier: WVLA
Abstract Evan Vlachos taught as a professor of Sociology and Civil Engineering at Colorado State University, while also working extensively with federal agencies, foreign governments, and international organizations (including the United Nations, UNESCO, and NATO) on international and national water and environmental issues. His interests also included integrated water resources planning and management and social forecasting. The collection documents Vlachos' diverse work and interests in the fields...
Dates: 1957-2015; Majority of material found within 1970-2013

Papers of Everett V. Richardson

 Collection
Identifier: WEVR
Abstract Everett Richardson (1924-2013), a graduate of Colorado State University, was an emeritus professor of civil engineering at CSU. He worked for the U.S. Geological Survey as a hydraulic engineer and associate director of research for nineteen years. He joined the CSU engineering faculty in 1968. His research interests include river mechanics, hydraulic modeling, alluvial channel flow, sedimentation, and bridge safety. Over the course of his career, he developed and taught several courses on...
Dates: 1892-2013; Majority of material found within 1963-2000

Papers of Fannie Cunningham

 Collection
Identifier: WCUN
Abstract Frances "Fannie" Schelt Cunningham (1872-1967) graduated from Colorado Agricultural College (now Colorado State University) in 1895. Following college, she taught in local public schools until she married Frank Cunningham in 1903. The collection documents her college studies, along with some of her later writing on topics including westward expansion, local pioneers, and the western landscape. Cunningham also photographed landscapes, rivers, canyons, and ditches in northern Colorado,...
Dates: 1892-1965; Majority of material found within 1892-1927

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Photographs. 34
Water resources development. 27
Water resources development -- Colorado. 26
Maps. 24
Colorado. 17
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Artifacts. 11
Videotapes. 11
Audiocassettes. 10
Negatives. 10
Slides (photographs). 10
Hydrology. 9
Cache la Poudre River (Colo.) 8
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) 8
Reservoirs -- Colorado. 8
South Platte River Watershed (Colo. and Neb.) 8
Arkansas River Watershed. 7
Arkansas River. 7
Irrigation engineering. 7
South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.) 7
DVDs. 6
Larimer County (Colo.) 6
Books. 5
Irrigation -- Colorado. 5
Pakistan. 5
Scrapbooks. 5
Water rights. 5
Aerial photographs. 4
Charts (graphic documents). 4
Compact discs. 4
Dams -- Colorado. 4
Fort Collins (Colo.) 4
Greeley (Colo.) 4
Hydraulics. 4
New Mexico. 4
Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 4
Oral history. 4
Sedimentation and deposition. 4
Water -- Law and legislation. 4
West (U.S.) 4
Arizona. 3
Big Thompson River (Colo.) 3
Blueprints. 3
California. 3
Denver (Colo.) 3
Diaries. 3
Ditches -- Colorado. 3
Hydraulic engineering. 3
International education. 3
Irrigation canals and flumes -- Colorado. 3
Motion pictures (visual works). 3
Nebraska. 3
Rio Grande (Colo.-Mexico and Tex.) 3
Sediment transport. 3
Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 3
Sustainable development -- Developing countries. 3
Weld County (Colo.) 3
Bangladesh. 2
Banks and banking. 2
Beef cattle. 2
Bent County (Colo.) 2
Cache la Poudre River Watershed (Colo.) 2
China. 2
Colombia. 2
Colorado Springs (Colo.) 2
Dams. 2
Egypt. 2
Floods -- Colorado -- Big Thompson River. 2
Fryingpan River (Colo.) 2
Fryingpan River Watershed (Colo.) 2
Holly (Colo.) 2
Interstate agreements. 2
Irrigation water -- Economic aspects. 2
Irrigation. 2
Kansas. 2
Kiowa County (Colo.) 2
Lantern slides. 2
Laramie River (Colo. and Wyo.) 2
Mexico. 2
Microfilms. 2
Minutes. 2
Mississippi River Watershed. 2
Nevada. 2
Newspaper clippings. 2
Posters. 2
Prowers County (Colo.) 2
Rural development -- Developing countries. 2
San Luis Valley (Colo. and N.M.) 2
Sugar beet industry -- Colorado. 2
Texas. 2
United States. 2
Venezuela. 2
Water conservation projects -- Colorado. 2
Water resources development -- Colorado -- Denver. 2
Water resources development -- Economic aspects. 2
Water rights -- Colorado. 2
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United States. Bureau of Reclamation. 8
Colorado State University. 7
Colorado State University. Department of Civil Engineering. 7
Denver (Colo.). Board of Water Commissioners. 5
Colorado Water Conservation Board. 4
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North Poudre Irrigation Company 4
Water Supply and Storage Company. 4
Colorado State University. Engineering Research Center. 3
Colorado Water Resources Research Institute. 3
Ward, Robert C. 3
Albertson, Maurice L. 2
Arkansas Valley Sugar Beet and Irrigated Land Company 2
Arkansas Valley Sugar Beet and Irrigated Land Company. 2
Carpenter family. 2
Carpenter, Delph. 2
Carpenter, Leroy S., 1843-1927. 2
Colorado Agricultural College. 2
Colorado River Commission. 2
Colorado Springs (Colo.). Department of Public Utilities. 2
Colorado State University. College of Engineering. 2
Colorado State University. Department of Civil Engineering 2
Colorado Water Congress. 2
Colorado. Department of Natural Resources. 2
Council of U.S. Universities for Soil and Water Development in Arid and Sub-humid Areas. 2
Evans, Norman A. 2
Farr, W. D. (William Daven), 1910-2007. 2
Fryingpan-Arkansas Project (U.S.) 2
Geological Survey (U.S.) 2
Glover, Robert E. (Robert Ellsworth), 1896-1984. 2
Johnson, Harvey G. 2
National Reclamation Association. 2
Ogilvie, James L. 2
Wright, Kenneth R. 2
American Water Foundation. 1
Anderson Ditch Company. 1
Anderson, Raymond Lloyd, 1927- 1
Banner Associates. 1
Barkley, J. R. 1
Barry, Hamlet J., III, 1944-2010 1
Barry, Hamlet J., III, 1944-2010. 1
Borland, Whitney McNair 1
Borland, Whitney McNair. 1
Boy Scouts of America. 1
Boyle Engineering Corporation 1
Boyle Engineering Corporation. 1
Broderick, Jim 1
Calkins, Kramer, Grimshaw & Harring. 1
Carpenter, Delph 1
Carpenter, Donald A. 1
Central Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 1
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) 1
Coal Ridge Ditch Company. 1
Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station. 1
Colorado Agricultural and Mechanical College. 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. Department of Sociology. 1
Colorado State University. Environmental Resources Center. 1
Colorado State University. Office of International Programs 1
Colorado State University. Research Foundation. 1
Colorado Water Congress 1
Colorado Water Resources Research Institute 1
Colorado Water Resources and Power Development Authority. 1
Colorado. General Assembly. 1
Colorado. Mined Land Reclamation Division. 1
Colorado. Office of the State Engineer. 1
Colorado. Supreme Court. 1
Consortium for International Development. 1
Cunningham, Frances Schelt 1
Cunningham, Frances Schelt. 1
Danielson, Jeris. 1
Denver Union Water Company (Denver, Colo.) 1
Doesken, Nolan J. 1
Eastman Kodak Company. 1
Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States. 1
Evans, Harold. 1
Farmers Union Ditch Company. 1
Farmers Union Irrigation Company. 1
Farr, W. D. (William Daven), 1910-2007 1
Fetcher, John R. 1
Fisk, Charles C., 1918-2005 1
Fort Collins (Colo.). Utilities. 1
Fountain Valley Authority (Colo.) 1
Geological Survey (U.S.). Water Resources Division. 1
George, Russell. 1
Glover, Robert E. (Robert Ellsworth), 1896-1984 1
Goslin, Ival V. 1
Great Western Sugar Company. 1
Greeley (Colo.). Water and Sewer Board. 1
Greeley-Poudre Irrigation District. 1
Grigg, Neil S. 1
Gronning, Lloyd J. 1
Hamel, Alan C. 1
Hamilton, Fred B. 1
Harmon, Dennis. 1
Hobbs, Greg 1
Hobbs, Greg. 1
Hoffman, Carl J. 1
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