The Agricultural Experiment Station was established as the original research component of Colorado Agricultural College (now Colorado State University). Even before classes began at the land-grant college in Fort Collins in 1879, experimental research had been instituted on an onsite college farm. The federal Hatch Act, passed in 1887, became effective in Colorado a year later. Funding enabled the college to establish regional substations, thereby allowing it to address distinctive local problems. The collection includes project records, reports, office files, and correspondence. This digital collection, with materials dated 1901 to 1947, consists of photographic negatives of Experiment Station staff activities both on CAC’s campus and at regional substations.

See also the Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station subcommunity in the Agriculture and Natural Resources Archive.

Recent Submissions

  • WWS 

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    Format:photographs; glass plate negatives
    WWS.
  • Two men, wagon 

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    Format:photographs; glass plate negatives
    Two men. Wagon.
  • Sign on fence: Union suits with long or short legs, Appel's on the corner 

    Date:undated
    Format:photographs; glass plate negatives
    Sign on fence, Union suits with long or short legs. Appel's on the corner.
  • Soil blowing 

    Date:undated
    Format:photographs; glass plate negatives
  • Man with boy on pony 

    Date:undated
    Format:photographs; glass plate negatives
    Man with boy on pony.
  • Soil ridge with exposed roots 

    Date:undated
    Format:photographs; glass plate negatives
    Unknown.
  • Camber packer 

    Date:undated
    Format:photographs; glass plate negatives
    Camber packer.
  • Beet cultivator 

    Date:1941-09
    Format:photographs; glass plate negatives
    Beet cultivator.
  • Deering 

    Date:undated
    Format:photographs; glass plate negatives
    Deering.
  • Grain drill 

    Date:undated
    Format:photographs; glass plate negatives
    Grain drill.
  • Discing clay for use in adobe bricks 

    Date:1924
    Format:photographs; glass plate negatives
    Discing clay for use in adobe bricks, 1924.
  • Adobe brick making, Cheyenne Wells 

    Date:1924
    Format:photographs; glass plate negatives
    Adobe brick making. Cheyenne Wells, 1924.
  • Cattle building 

    Date:undated
    Format:photographs; glass plate negatives
    Cattle/building.
  • Feed troughs 

    Date:undated
    Format:photographs; glass plate negatives
    Feed troughs.
  • Horse, cattle stalls 

    Date:undated
    Format:photographs; glass plate negatives
    Horse/cattle stalls
  • Horse, cattle stalls 

    Date:undated
    Format:photographs; glass plate negatives
    Horse/cattle stalls
  • Fort Lewis 

    Date:undated
    Format:photographs; glass plate negatives
    Fort Lewis.
  • Cars and buildings 

    Date:undated
    Format:photographs; glass plate negatives
    Cars and buildings.
  • Tractor and men 

    Date:undated
    Format:photographs; glass plate negatives
    Tractor and men.
  • Woman and man 

    Date:undated
    Format:photographs; glass plate negatives
    Woman and man.

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