James L. Ogilvie (1911-1995) had a long and fruitful career with the United States Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) in the field of irrigation and water management. He worked on the Colorado-Big Thompson Project and was the Project Manager for the Fryingpan-Arkansas Project in southeast Colorado. His papers contain professional files related to Ogilvie's career as well as desk diaries, which serve as a guide to his daily activities, and photographs. For more information see the finding aid.

This digital collection, with materials dated 1907 to 2006, includes Ogilvie’s daily diaries for 1957 through 1978, his speeches, photographs of Ogilvie and USBR infrastructure, and a file on the Fryingpan-Arkansas Project.

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  • Daily diary 

    Creator(s):Ogilvie, James L., author
    Date:1975
    Format:diaries
    Office diary of James Ogilvie, Denver Board of Water Commissioners Manager.
  • Daily diary 

    Creator(s):Ogilvie, James L., author
    Date:1975
    Format:diaries
    Office diary of James Ogilvie, Denver Board of Water Commissioners Manager.
  • Daily diary 

    Creator(s):Ogilvie, James L., author
    Date:1974-1975
    Format:diaries
    Office diary of James Ogilvie, Denver Board of Water Commissioners Manager.
  • Daily log 

    Creator(s):Ogilvie, James L., author
    Date:1969
    Format:diaries
    Office diary of James Ogilvie, Fryingpan-Arkansas project manager and assistant regional director for the United States Bureau of Reclamation in Colorado.
  • Daily log 

    Creator(s):Ogilvie, James L., author
    Date:1968
    Format:diaries
    Office diary of James Ogilvie, Fryingpan-Arkansas project manager and assistant regional director for the United States Bureau of Reclamation in Colorado.
  • Daily log 

    Creator(s):Ogilvie, James L., author
    Date:1969
    Format:diaries
    Office diary of James Ogilvie, Fryingpan-Arkansas project manager and assistant regional director for the United States Bureau of Reclamation in Colorado.
  • Daily log 

    Creator(s):Ogilvie, James L., author
    Date:1967
    Format:diaries
    Office diary of James Ogilvie, Fryingpan-Arkansas project manager and assistant regional director for the United States Bureau of Reclamation in Colorado.
  • Daily log 

    Creator(s):Ogilvie, James L., author
    Date:1966
    Format:diaries
    Office diary of James Ogilvie, Fryingpan-Arkansas project manager and assistant regional director for the United States Bureau of Reclamation in Colorado.
  • Professional photos 

    Creator(s):Unidentified photographer
    Date:1907-1974
    Format:photographs
    Images of James Ogilvie and water structures in Colorado, some taken by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.
  • Professional photos 

    Creator(s):Unidentified photographer
    Date:1907-1974
    Format:photographs
    Images of James Ogilvie and water structures in Colorado, some taken by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. Image wjlo010023 is related to a group of photos in the Papers of Ray Nixon Subseries 4.1: Photographic materials, ...
  • Guide to the Papers of James L. Ogilvie 

    Creator(s):Rettig, Patricia J., author; Newman, John, 1942-, author; Williamson, Ruth, author
    Date Issued:2006
    Format:archival guides
    James L. Ogilvie (1911-1995) had a long and fruitful career with the United States Bureau of Reclamation in the field of irrigation and water management. He worked successfully on the Colorado-Big Thompson Project and was ...
  • Daily log 

    Creator(s):Ogilvie, James L., author
    Date:1965
    Format:diaries
    Office diary of James Ogilvie, project manager and assistant regional director for the United States Bureau of Reclamation in Colorado.
  • Daily log 

    Creator(s):Ogilvie, James L., author
    Date:1964
    Format:diaries
    Office diary of James Ogilvie, project manager and assistant regional director for the United States Bureau of Reclamation in Colorado.
  • Daily log 

    Creator(s):Ogilvie, James L., author
    Date:1963
    Format:diaries
    Office diary of James Ogilvie, project manager and assistant regional director for the United States Bureau of Reclamation in Colorado.
  • Daily log 

    Creator(s):Ogilvie, James L., author
    Date:1960-10-03-1960-12-30
    Format:diaries
    Office diary of James Ogilvie, project manager and assistant regional director for the United States Bureau of Reclamation in Colorado.
  • Daily log (part 2 of 2) 

    Creator(s):Ogilvie, James L., author
    Date:1962
    Format:diaries
    Office diary of James Ogilvie, project manager and assistant regional director for the United States Bureau of Reclamation in Colorado.
  • Daily log (part 1 of 2) 

    Creator(s):Ogilvie, James L., author
    Date:1962
    Format:diaries
    Office diary of James Ogilvie, project manager and assistant regional director for the United States Bureau of Reclamation in Colorado.
  • Daily log 

    Creator(s):Ogilvie, James L., author
    Date:1961
    Format:diaries
    Office diary of James Ogilvie, project manager and assistant regional director for the United States Bureau of Reclamation in Colorado.
  • Daily logs 

    Creator(s):Ogilvie, James L., author
    Date:1957-1959
    Format:diaries
    Office diary of James Ogilvie, project manager and assistant regional director for the United States Bureau of Reclamation in Colorado.
  • JLO career - Denver Water Department - speeches 

    Creator(s):Ogilvie, James L., author
    Date:undated
    Format:document genres; speeches (documents)
    Statement given before the Subcommittee on Water Resources regarding water policy recommendations.

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