Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 152 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The American Water Foundation, formed in 1984 as an affiliate of the U.S. Committee on Irrigation and Drainage, existed for a decade as a Denver-based non-profit organization focused on transferring water resources technology to other countries. It worked to advance technology transfer through training programs, primarily by holding seminars, workshops, and study tours in the U.S. for personnel from other countries. Subjects of training programs included dam safety, canal lining, irrigation...
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...
Abstract Formed in 1901 to take over several earlier companies, the Arkansas Valley Sugar Beet and Irrigated Land Company operated the Amity Canal System in southeastern Colorado. The company became a subsidiary of the Equitable Life Assurance Society in 1910, went through several lawsuits that mutualized the system, and dissolved in 1966. The collection documents the company through materials accumulated in the New York office, including meeting minutes, correspondence, reports, legal and financial...
Dates: 1883-1979; Majority of material found within 1901-1950
Abstract The Asian Pacific American Cultural Center (APACC) provides access to resources that support Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, Middle Eastern, and Asian American students while at Colorado State University. Since its founding in November 1984 as Services for Asian American Students (SAAS), APACC has provided educational programs and volunteer opportunities for students to build community and to spread awareness of Asian American culture. The collection primarily documents programs and...
Dates: 1951, 1984-2018
Abstract The College of Engineering at Colorado State University has a long history in the study, research, and teaching of civil, electrical, hydraulic, mechanical, environmental, biomedical, and computer engineering. Currently the college offers nine bachelor's and eight advanced degree options. Materials in the collection include letters and correspondence of early college faculty Louis G. Carpenter and E.B. House, photographs of campus labs as well as dam construction in Colorado and Australia,...
Dates: 1889-2011; Majority of material found within 1889-1940
Abstract The College of Veterinary Medicine was founded in 1907. Now operating as the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, it is comprised of four undergraduate programs: Biomedical Sciences, Environmental Health, Microbiology, and Neuroscience. There are also four graduate programs: Biomedical Sciences, Clinical Sciences, Environmental & Radiological Health Sciences, and Microbiology, Immunology & Pathology. The collection includes class notes, books, history materials,...
Dates: 1901-2007; Majority of material found within 1910-1960, 2006-2007
Abstract The Colorado 4-H, an educational program of the Colorado Extension, is Colorado State University's youth outreach in agriculture, mechanic arts, and home economics. The Colorado 4-H manages events, members, leaders, and agents of the National 4-H program in Colorado. This collection contains documents and artifacts from the 4-H office of Colorado Extension, including meeting minutes, newsletters, reports, site and program planning documents, reference documents, pamphlets and booklets,...
Dates: 1921-2007; Majority of material found within 1970-1999
Abstract On July 30, 1945, the Colorado Association of Soil Conservation Districts was formed as a statewide organization to provide guidance for the individual districts as well as to promote conservation at state and national levels. The Association's work has included helping districts to secure grants for conservation machinery, influencing state and federal legislation, and holding workshops to discuss state laws. The Association's records consist of documents created largely in relation to...
Abstract Collaborating with the National Cattlemen's Beef Association and the Colorado Beef Council as well as county and local affiliates, the Colorado Cattlemen's Association (CCA) works with state and national legislators, media representatives, and consumers to protect and promote the Colorado cattle industry. Standing committees formed after a 1950 reorganization represent member interests including transportation, water and grazing rights, taxes, branding and registration, livestock health,...
Dates: 1872-2012; Majority of material found in 1953-1990
Abstract The Colorado Extension Homemakers Council is active in programs to provide education to rural Coloradans about nutrition, home furnishings, clothing, home management, and home budget formation. It was established in 1932 as the Colorado Home Demonstration Council. The name was changed in 1964 to the Colorado Extension Homemakers Council, in accordance with the name change of the national organization. The collection includes awards, publications, newspaper clippings, photographs, programs,...
Dates: 1932-1989; Majority of material found within 1935-1969
Abstract The Colorado Flower Growers Association was founded in 1928 to support the production and marketing of greenhouse flowers grown commercially in the state. In 1979 the organization changed its name to the Colorado Greenhouse Growers Association to reflect the increasing diversification of the industry. The Colorado Greenhouse Growers Association merged with the Colorado Nursery Association in 2005 to form the Colorado Nursery & Greenhouse Association. The collection consists of documents...
Dates: 1928-1980; Majority of material found within 1958-1972
Abstract The Colorado Grain and Feed Association, founded in 1925, is a non-profit organization focused on the cultivation of commercial good-will and fellowship among grain and feed dealers and feed and flour millers. The collection documents the history and activities of the association and its members. Materials include minutes, newsletters, member directories, correspondence, scrapbooks and photographic materials, as well as information pertaining to the association's legal and financial matters...
Dates: 1920-1988; Majority of material found within 1947-1973
Abstract Since its creation in 1876, the Colorado Office of the Attorney General (CAG) has tried many cases related to water and other natural resources. This collection concerns the precedent-setting case United States v. Colorado (general adjudication case number W-8439-76), in which CAG argued against the United States' filing of an application for rights to instream river flows on federal land on behalf of the U.S. Forest Service (USFS). The United States filed...
Dates: 1842-1999; Majority of material found within 1976-1993
Abstract The Colorado Potato Growers Exchange (CPGE) was formed in 1923 to eliminate speculation and waste in the marketing of potatoes. Twenty separate groups banded together as a central statewide selling agency. The CPGE stabilized the potato market so effectively that it later added onions (1928) and pinto beans (1968) to its operations. The CPGE was the first statewide co-operative formed on a commodity basis. The majority of the records are minutes of the executive committee, copies of the...
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...
Abstract Colorado conservationists formed the Colorado State Forestry Association, also known as the Colorado Forestry Association (CFA), in 1884 to support the conservation, management, and renewal of forests through the dissemination of educational materials, promotion of forestry legislation, and creation of forest reserves. The Records of the Colorado State Forestry Association consists primarily of the correspondence of CFA president William G. M. Stone with prominent conservationists,...
Dates: 1873-1933; Majority of material found within 1905-1916
Abstract The Colorado State Grange was established in the Colorado Territory in 1874 to give support and encouragement to rural and agricultural communities. This fraternal society remains active in supporting communities through education, emergency relief, and legislative activism. The collection contains financial ledgers, meeting minutes, scrapbooks, issues of the organization's newspaper Colorado Granger, correspondence and other material related to the Colorado...
Dates: 1873-1985; Majority of material found within 1917-1974
Abstract The Records of the Colorado State University Libraries documents events, people, and organizations associated with the libraries at Colorado State University. The library at Colorado State University was established in 1880 in the Old Main building; today library services are centralized in the William E. Morgan Library, constructed in 1964. The collection includes information relating to the construction and renovation of Morgan Library, administrative correspondence, memos, letters,...
Dates: 1891-2023; Majority of material found within 1950-1999
Abstract The School of Education at Colorado State University offers courses of study in teaching and learning; organizational learning, performance, and change; and higher education leadership and counseling. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees. Records in the collection include papers, scrapbooks, photographs, negatives, slides, one floppy disk of photographs, videotapes, textiles, and ephemera. In addition to education files, club and fraternity records are in the...
Dates: 1917-2012; Majority of material found within 1980-2012
Abstract Colorado State University has long been a leader in the West in water research and engineering. The University was a logical choice to oversee the Colorado Water Resources Research Institute (CWRRI) when, in 1964, Congress passed the Water Resources Research Act to better coordinate the nation's water research programs. The mission of CWRRI on the CSU campus was to bring water concerns and problems to the attention of water experts in higher education, facilitate research into these issues...
Dates: 1949-2007; Majority of material found within 1965-1985