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Papers of Carl F. Nordin, Jr.

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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

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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 F. Lummis

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Identifier: MCFL
Abstract

Charles Lummis (1859-1928) was a noted author, photographer, ethnographer, archaeologist, and librarian. Gaining fame for walking from Ohio to California in the 1880s, Lummis spent much of his life documenting and protecting the lives and activities of the people of the Southwest United States. The collection contains letters, photographs, publications, music, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1880-1982; Majority of material found within 1880-1928

Papers of Earl Murray

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Identifier: MMUR
Abstract

Earl Murray (1950-2003) was a noted local author of American Western fiction. His career included over forty published novels, as well as poetry and short stories. The bulk of the collection contains research notes and draft copies of some of Murray's novels. Materials include notes, writings, newspaper clippings, and correspondence.

Dates: 1973-2003; Majority of material found within 1980-1999

Papers of Marvin E. Jensen

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Identifier: WMEJ
Abstract A significant contributor to the development of improved methods in estimating irrigation water requirements, Marvin E. Jensen has had a diverse career in civil engineering. This collection documents Jensen's consulting and writings with special emphasis on two consulting projects in which Jensen evaluated water distribution and usage along the lower Colorado River. Materials include data, correspondence, handwritten notes, news clippings, photographs and negatives, drafts, reports, and...
Dates: 1957-2011; Majority of material found within 1985-2004

Papers of Raymond L. Anderson

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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 Robert A. Young

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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 E. Glover

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Identifier: WREG
Abstract A civil engineer with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, the U.S. Geological Survey, and Colorado State University, Robert Glover (1896-1984) conducted significant research on concrete cooling, dam construction, groundwater flow, and more. The focus of the collection is on the extensive work he did on these subjects. A smaller portion of the collection reflects Glover's personal life in terms of family activities and hobbies, including birding, photography, and environmentalism. Predominant...
Dates: 1896-2000; Majority of material found within 1922-1984

Records of the American West Program

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Identifier: UAWP
Abstract The American West Program at Colorado State University was a cross-disciplinary program designed to bring together scientists, humanists, engineers, and artists to explore a common theme: the American West. Drs. Joseph Angell and Arthur Wilcox began the program in 1972 with a Thomas Moran art exhibit in conjunction with the hundredth anniversary of the creation of the National Park Service. The program evolved to include many thematic aspects of western Americana. The program ceased in 2005...
Dates: 1969-1978

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