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Fort Collins (Colo.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 57 Collections and/or Records:

Alumni Oral History Collection

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Identifier: UAOH
Abstract The Alumni Oral History Collection contains three oral histories of Colorado State University alumni captured in 2016. Topics include the interviewees' involvement in Black Student Services (now Black/African American Cultural Center), Black Student Alliance, Mexican-American Committee for Equality and the United Mexican-American Students, as well as efforts to oppose racial discrimination, and increase the number of people of color attending the university. The collection contains born...
Dates: 2016

Cache la Poudre Oral History Project Collection

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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 State University Mountain Campus Museum Collection

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Identifier: UMCM
Abstract The Mountain Campus Museum is housed in the original Koenig homestead cabin at the Mountain Campus. Since 1912, Colorado State University has used the Mountain Campus (formerly Pingree Park) for field research and training. The campus has primarily served CSU's Forestry students, though other university departments now use it. The museum remains in operation but some materials were transferred to the University Archive's Colorado State University Mountain Campus Museum Collection. The...
Dates: 1888-2018

Community Organizations Collection

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Identifier: UCOM
Abstract

The Community Organizations Collection contains the administrative and public relations paperwork of community organizations in the Fort Collins area.

Dates: 1907-1978; Majority of material found within 1930-1969

Farad Corporation Film Collection

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Identifier: MFAR
Abstract

Farad Corporation Film Collection consists of five 16mm films from the video "lecture-dialog" series Symposium 70. Lectures include "Insurrection-Resurrection" and "Generation Gap" by William Sloane Coffin, Jr., and "Black Revolution" by Andrew Young.

Dates: c. 1970

Historic Traveling Diaries and Guestbooks Collection

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Identifier: MHTD
Abstract

The Historic Traveling Diaries and Guestbooks Collection contains diaries and memoirs of people who lived and traveled throughout the United States and Canada.

Dates: 1841-1996; Majority of material found within 1841-1891

Irrigation Photograph Collection

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Identifier: WIPC
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1889-1933; Majority of material found within 1898-1909

Irrigation Research Papers

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Identifier: WIRP
Abstract In 1911, the Irrigation Investigations Unit of the U.S. Department of Agriculture was established in Fort Collins in conjunction with Colorado Agricultural College (now Colorado State University). Scientists within the unit, including Ralph Parshall, Carl Rohwer, Victor M. Cone, and William E. Code, conducted irrigation-related research. They studied and designed apparatuses to measure water flow through canals and diversion structures, investigated various irrigation projects, and conducted...
Dates: 1890-1985; Majority of material found within 1920-1950

Oral History Tapes

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Identifier: UOHT
Abstract Dr. James E. Hansen and several assistants created this collection of oral histories primarily to gather information for four books and a paper about Colorado State University (CSU) history: Democracy's College in the Centennial State: a History of Colorado State University (1977), "Charles A. Lory and the Challenges of Colorado's Semi-Arid Frontier" (1980), Chiron's Time: a History of the College of Veterinary Medicine and...
Dates: 1972-2005

Papers of Anthony A. Frank

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Identifier: UAAF
Abstract

The Papers of Anthony A. Frank was transferred from the office of Anthony A. Frank (Tony Frank), President of Colorado State University. Subjects include Colorado State University, CSU Commitment to Colorado, 2014 Lininger Scholarship to Jason Sydoriak, and the fall 2014 Presidential Address and Gala. Document types include reports, notes, press releases, newspaper articles, and clippings, as well as a DVD.

Dates: 2008-2014

Papers of Fannie Cunningham

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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

Papers of Glen D. Schlueter

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Identifier: WSCH
Abstract

Glen D. Schlueter is a retired stormwater engineer who worked for the City of Fort Collins (Colorado) Stormwater Utility for 28 years. He participated in the Stormwater Utility's response to the July 28, 1997, Spring Creek flood event and its aftermath. The collection contains materials collected by Schlueter related to the flood. Materials include newspaper articles, newsletters, technical documents, reports, phone records of emergency calls, VHS tapes, and a DVD.

Dates: 1991-2010; Majority of material found within 1997-1998

Papers of Harry Rosenberg

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Identifier: UHAR
Abstract Dr. Harry Rosenberg (1923-2010) was a professor of history at Colorado State University from 1959 until his retirement in 2004. During his tenure he served as chairman of the newly developed Department of History from 1965 to 1975. In addition, Rosenberg served on the Faculty Council for forty years, including two terms as chairman. Rosenberg also contributed to the creation of the annual campus lecture series of the American West Program. Rosenberg's scholarship centered on classical and...
Dates: 1944-2011; 1969-1987

Papers of Harvey Johnson

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Identifier: WHGJ
Abstract Having spent over 45 years of his life as a farmer in Fort Collins, Colorado, Harvey Johnson (1895-1991) understood the value of water. He served on numerous water boards, most significantly the Water Supply and Storage Company Board, of which he became a member in 1936 and served for 54 years. He was asked to serve on the Fort Collins City Council and served two terms as mayor in the 1960s. Johnson was instrumental in preparing the city to store water for future growth. This collection...
Dates: 1907-1989; Majority of material found within 1970-1989

Papers of James R. Miller

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Identifier: UJRM
Abstract James R. Miller (1891-1978) was appointed Secretary to the State Board of Agriculture in 1939 and served Colorado State University in that capacity for eighteen years. During his more than twenty year affiliation with the school, Miller became an amateur historian of the University. Materials in the collection predate and postdate Miller due to his research activities and legacy inventories of the collection. This collection includes some of the oldest known documents of Colorado State...
Dates: 1846-1993; Majority of material found within 1877-1883

Papers of Kenneth W. Rock

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Identifier: UKWR
Abstract The Papers of Kenneth W. Rock focus on the history of the migration of Germans from Russia to Colorado, course work related to Vienna, and references countries that he traveled and taught study abroad programs. Kenneth W. Rock is Professor Emeritus of History at Colorado State University. His research and teaching focused on the Habsburg Empire, Central and Eastern Europe, European Biography, and the Germans from Russia Immigration experience. He taught undergraduate European history courses...
Dates: 1870-2015; Majority of material found within 1974-2005

Papers of Larry Edward Penley

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Identifier: ULEP
Abstract

Larry Penley was president of Colorado State University from 2003 to 2008. This collection documents some of the writings, decisions, and studies during his tenure. The collection contains Penley's correspondence, speech transcripts, Alcohol Task Force documents, reports, and university publications.

Dates: 2002-2008

Papers of L.H. Stimmel

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Identifier: ULHS
Abstract

Lester Hendren (L.H.) Stimmel (1904-1972) was a professor of English at Colorado A & M, later renamed Colorado State University, from 1928 until his retirement in 1968. He specialized in nineteenth century American literature and was known for his high standards for usage and grammar in composition. Stimmel's papers consist of personal writings, including poetry and plays. Teaching materials are also included in the collection.

Dates: 1954, 1963

Papers of Louis G. Carpenter

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Identifier: WLGC
Abstract Louis G. Carpenter (1861-1935), irrigation engineer, was appointed professor and head of engineering and physics at the Colorado Agricultural College in 1888. He became director of the Colorado Experiment Station at that institution in 1899 and remained at the college until 1911. Carpenter initiated the first systematic instruction in irrigation engineering, consulted widely on irrigation and hydraulic construction projects, and was also consulted for his expertise in water law. The...
Dates: 1888-1919; Majority of material found within 1898-1910

Papers of Robert N. Cavarra

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Identifier: UCAV
Abstract Robert N. Cavarra was an organist, musicologist, and published composer who taught from 1963 to 2000 as faculty for Colorado State University's Department of Music, Theater and Dance. During his time at CSU, he facilitated bringing a Wurlitzer theater organ to the Student Center Theater. The collection contains correspondence, documents, research, journals, papers, memorabilia, newspaper clippings, drawings, blueprints, posters, programs, sheet music, books, photographs, cassette tapes,...
Dates: 1940-2008; Majority of material found within 1965-2008