Incorporated in 1901, the North Poudre Irrigation Company, which founded the sugar-beet farming community of Wellington in 1903, currently manages more than 22 storage reservoirs and approximately 200 miles of ditches for northern Colorado agricultural and municipal owners. The collection consists of eleven oral histories with company officials and a narrative history of the company by Ann Hilfinger. For more information see the finding aid.

The collection, with materials dated 1992 to 1994, is presented here in its entirety.

Recent Submissions

  • Stieben, Robert 

    Creator(s):Stieben, Robert, author; Hansen, James E., 1938-, author
    Date:1994
    Audio files and transcript of oral history with Robert Stieben, a former board member and president (1980-1991) of the North Poudre Irrigation Company, by Jim Hansen on March 29 and 30, 1994, at Stieben's office at NPIC ...
  • Proctor, Vi 

    Creator(s):Proctor, Violette, author; Simonds, Wm. Joe (William Joe), author
    Date:1992
    Audio files and transcript of oral history with Vi Proctor, a former secretary/treasurer (1985-1991) of the North Poudre Irrigation Company, by Wm. Joe Simonds on December 7, 1992. Proctor provides some information on ...
  • Seaworth, Harlan 

    Creator(s):Seaworth, Harlan, author; Latham, Wayne, author; Hilfinger, Ann, author
    Date:1992
    Audio files and transcript of oral history interview with Harlan Seaworth, a former board member and president (1953-1982) of the North Poudre Irrigation Company, by Wayne Latham and Ann Hilfinger on October 9, 1992, at ...
  • Roberts, Evan M/M, Mr. and Mrs. 

    Creator(s):Roberts, J. Evan, author; Roberts, Catherine A., author; Latham, Wayne, author
    Date:1993
    Audio files and transcript of oral history with Evan and Catherine Roberts, ranchers and stockholders in the North Poudre Irrigation Company, by Wayne Latham on March 18, 1994, at the Roberts' home in Livermore, Colorado. ...
  • Nelson, Ken 

    Creator(s):Nelson, Kenneth, author; Latham, Wayne, author; Nelson, Alice Donetta, author
    Date:1993-1994
    Audio files and transcript of oral history with Ken Nelson, a stockholder in the North Poudre Irrigation Company, by Wayne Latham on March 31, 1994, at 776 East Mulberry, Fort Collins, Colorado. Nelson discusses the Cactus ...
  • Pineda, Manuel 

    Creator(s):Pineda, Manuel, author; Herrera, Liz, author
    Date:1992
    Audio files and transcript of oral history with Manuel Pineda, a former board member and president (1978-1992) of the North Poudre Irrigation Company, by Liz Herrera on December 4, 1992. Pineda discusses his family's ...
  • Hill, Alden V. 

    Creator(s):Hill, Alden V., author; Hansen, James E., 1938-, author
    Date:1994
    Audio files and transcript oral history with Alden Hill, former legal counsel for the North Poudre Irrigation Company, interviewed by Jim Hansen on July 19, 1994, at Hill's office in Fort Collins, Colorado. Hill discusses ...
  • Meyer, Art 

    Creator(s):Meyer, Arthur A., author; Latham, Wayne, author
    Date:1993
    Transcript of oral history with Art Meyer, a former board member and vice president (1984-1989) of the North Poudre Irrigation Company, by Wayne Latham on on July 13, 1993, in Wellington, Colorado. Meyer discusses his ...
  • Greenacre, Doris and Jim 

    Creator(s):Greenacre, James C., author; Greenacre, Doris J., author; Latham, Wayne, author
    Date:1992
    Audio files and transcript of oral history with Jim and Doris Greenacre interviewed by Wayne Latham on December 3, 1992. Jim and Doris discuss growing up in Fort Collins, their education, Jim's career as an archaeologist, ...
  • Goodwin, Steve 

    Creator(s):Goodwin, Stephen L., author; Goodwin, Florence, author; Latham, Wayne, author
    Date:1993
    Audio files and transcript of oral history with Steve Goodwin, a former vice president (1964-1977) of the North Poudre Irrigation Company, interviewd by Wayne Latham on July 1, 1993. Goodwin discusses his father Albert's ...
  • Dumler, Benjamin 

    Creator(s):Dumler, Benjamin, author; Clapp, Doug, author
    Date:1993
    Audio files and transcript of oral history interview with Benjamin Dumler, a former secretary-manager (1975-1988) of the North Poudre Irrigation Company, by Doug Clapp on March 24, 1993, at NPIC's office in Wellington, ...
  • Origins of the North Poudre Irrigation Company by Ann Hilfinger 

    Creator(s):Hilfinger, Ann, author
    Date:1993
    A history of the North Poudre Irrigation Company's early years
  • Company chronology and officers 

    Date:1993
    Company chronology, lists of abbreviations and water holdings, and lists of board members and officers from 1901 to 1992