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The Irrigation Photograph Collection contains lantern slides and glass plate negatives related primarily to irrigation and agricultural subjects in Colorado and around the world. Colorado locations include the Colorado Agricultural College campus, Long's Peak, the San Luis Valley, and the Eastern Plains. Other countries significantly represented through irrigation or cultural sites include Egypt, Algeria, France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, the Netherlands, and Mexico.
C. E. (Carey E.) Vail came to the Colorado Agricultural and Mechanical College in 1909 as an instructor in chemistry and assistant chemist at the Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station. He remained at the college until his retirement in 1945, and in the last 25 years of his career served as a research chemist at the Experiment Station. This collection contains some of his professional publications and notes, family photographs, school yearbooks, and other family documents.