William Daven "W. D." Farr (1910-2007) was a leading water pioneer, cattleman, and businessman in northern Colorado. He was involved in many local and national water and agricultural organizations, including the Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District (NCWCD), the Greeley Water and Sewer Board, and the American National Cattlemen's Association. His papers document his service activities and personal life as well as Greeley and northern Colorado water issues through speeches, correspondence, clippings, subject files, photographs, CDs, DVDs, and artifacts. For more information see the finding aid.

This digital collection, with materials dated 1951 to 2007, includes speeches concerning cattle and water issues, biographical information, and photographs of Farr and NCWCD’s Farr Pumping Plant.

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  • W. D. Farr. 8 

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    Caption: [Farr Pumping Plant dedication: Daniel Tyler and Farr].
  • W. D. Farr. 9 

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    Caption: Pump plant - Hank Brown speaking - WD listening - cool guy in shades [Daniel Tyler].
  • W. D. Farr. 7 

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    Caption: Dad getting Dr. degree from Dr. Robert Dickinson, UNC President, 1988.
  • W. D. Farr. 53 

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    Caption: [W. D. Farr and man by pony and trailer].
  • W. D. Farr. 52 

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    Caption: [W. D. Farr, woman, and man in hat].
  • W. D. Farr. 6 

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    Caption: Doctor of Laws [University of N. Colorado], 1988.
  • W. D. Farr. 5 

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    Caption: W. D. Farr accepting one of his many awards, Golden Spur Award, 1986.
  • W. D. Farr. 51 

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    Caption: [W. D. Farr and woman].
  • W. D. Farr. 50 

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    Caption: [W. D. Farr and woman walking by wooden structure].
  • W. D. Farr. 48 

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    Caption: [W. D. Farr by wooden structure].
  • W. D. Farr. 49 

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    Caption: [W. D. Farr by wooden structure].
  • W. D. Farr. 47 

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    Caption: [W. D. Farr and son fishing].
  • W. D. Farr. 44 

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    Caption: [Construction site].
  • W. D. Farr. 46 

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    Caption: [W. D. Farr and son fishing].
  • W. D. Farr. 43 

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    Caption: [W. D. Farr and wife].
  • W. D. Farr. 45 

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    Caption: W. D. in his garden close to 90th birthday.
  • W. D. Farr. 41 

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    Caption: [Reservoir].
  • W. D. Farr. 42 

    Creator(s):Unidentified photographer
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    Format:photographs
    Caption: [W. D. Farr].
  • W. D. Farr. 40 

    Creator(s):Unidentified photographer
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    Caption: [W. D. Farr and Daniel Tyler].
  • W. D. Farr. 39 

    Creator(s):Unidentified photographer
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    Caption: [W. D. Farr and Daniel Tyler looking at plaque].

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