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Agriculture -- Colorado.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

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

Papers of Daniel W. Working

 Collection
Identifier: ADWW
Abstract Daniel Webster Working (1862-1944) served as a Colorado State Grange master and lecturer during the 1890s and early 1900s. He wrote numerous articles and speeches concerning agriculture and Grange history and created a large file of research notes utilized by Alvin T. Steinel in writing the History of Agriculture in Colorado (1926). The majority of the collection is comprised of correspondence and research notes gathered by Working for the ...
Dates: 1852-1937; Majority of material found within 1919-1925

Papers of Jim Svedman

 Collection
Identifier: ASFF
Abstract Martin Svedman was the first of the Svedman family to farm in Colorado. He arrived in Colorado in 1880, and in 1883 homesteaded land near what would become Windsor, Colorado. Over the years, he devoted portions of his land to both crops and livestock. His son Clarence Martin Svedman, born in 1906, took over management of the Svedman lands following his father's death in 1923. Clarence Svedman and his son Clarence James (Jim) Svedman, worked the land jointly until the elder Svedman's death in...
Dates: 1898-2000; Majority of material found within 1950s-1970s

Papers of Lloyd Kontny

 Collection
Identifier: APLK
Abstract Lloyd Kontny, dryland farmer and agricultural businessman in Colorado and Kansas, helped create the Colorado Wheat Administrative Committee. He spearheaded initiatives to streamline grain transportation and regulatory controls, improve grain strains, promote new studies of farming techniques, and expand American wheat sales to the world marketplace. This collection contains personal, county board, and federal government documents regarding private business and USDA Agricultural Stabilization...
Dates: 1956-1971

Records of the Colorado State Grange

 Collection
Identifier: ACSG
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

Records of the Gilpin-Jefferson Livestock Association

 Collection
Identifier: AGJL
Abstract

The Gilpin-Jefferson Livestock Association, formally established in 1920, was created as part of the national organization and as an affiliate of the Colorado Cattlemen's Association, in order to represent local members in government and educate people about the cattle industry. The collection includes by-laws, minutes, legal and financial documents, correspondence, membership lists, printed material, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1919-2003 (1 record carton, 1 oversize folder); Majority of material found within 1960-1979