WAT. Water and Water Rights
Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Born in Iowa, Paul D. Harrison (1896-1976) worked for many years as a newspaper reporter in Pueblo and Colorado Springs, Colorado, and Fort Worth, Texas. During World War II he worked for the Civil Service Commission and the Office of Price Administration. From 1954 until his retirement in 1961 he worked in the Colorado Secretary of State's office. The collection contains reference files, compiled by Harrison, on a wide variety of Colorado topics, plus notebooks on water and irrigation...
Dates: 1885 - 1954
Abstract The Pughe Papers are the combined papers of George Arthur Pughe and James Moffat Pughe. Both attorneys in Craig, Colorado, their papers cover the years 1910 1984. George A. Pughe (1884 1960) and his son, James Moffat Pughe (1921-1984), advocated for water usage and irrigation development in northwest Colorado. Both men held positions of importance in Craig, Colorado, and Moffat County. Their papers include personal records and correspondence, legal files, records on the Colorado Water...
Dates: 1910 - 1984
Abstract A collection of papers, correspondence, and legal cases of T. J. O’Donnell (1875-1924). O’Donnell came to Colorado in 1879 and set up a notable Denver law practice. During his 4 decade career, O’Donnell achieved recognition for his landmark cases that were often in the supreme courts of Colorado and the US. The majority of the collection is legal briefs and case pamphlets. O’Donnell was also involved in many organizations including being the founder of the Colorado Bar Association (CBA)....
Dates: 1875 - 1924
Abstract The collection contains the complete photographic record of the building of the Columbia Basin Project in Washington and the Boulder Canyon Dam (Hoover Dam) on the Arizona-Nevada border in the 1930s. Included are photographs of the sites, of the rivers, of the progress of construction, and of the surrounding area. Each photograph is numbered, dated, and captioned.
Abstract Warren Hollingsworth McLeod (1864-1944) moved with his family to Colorado in 1871. After working briefly with the Union Pacific Railroad, McLeod opened a real estate business in Denver. In 1894 he moved the business to Boulder and was active in promoting the University Hill addition, securing the Chautauqua location in Boulder, and planning a hydroelectric dam for Boulder Canyon. The collection contains correspondence, genealogical material, court documents, maps, and other material on McLeod's...
Dates: 1864 - 1944
Abstract Two notebooks listing articles from Denver newspapers about the water question in Denver, plus summaries of some of the articles. SMss.
Dates: 1915 - 1930
Abstract Typed manuscript, probably completed for the WPA Historical Records Survey, concerning water and irrigation laws of the arid western lands. SMss.
Dates: 1860 - 1930
Abstract Weather Enthusiasts of Boulder Newsletter (WEB) is written and distributed by William Callahan. It updates his "Boulder Weather Log," a 222 page compilation of Boulder weather history. William Callahan (PhD., University of Colorado at Boulder, 1976) is a trained geographer, weather observer and historian. His database includes all Boulder weather records since 1893. This newsletter is issued monthly, reviewing the current month and previewing the coming month through the description and...
Dates: 1986 - 1993