Everett Richardson (1924-2013) was a graduate of and emeritus professor of civil engineering at Colorado State University (CSU). He worked for the U.S. Geological Survey as a hydraulic engineer and associate director of research for nineteen years before joining the CSU engineering faculty in 1968. His research interests included river mechanics, hydraulic modeling, alluvial channel flow, sedimentation, and bridge safety. Richardson was instrumental in organizing the Consortium for International Development, and he consulted internationally. His collection consists mainly of international and domestic project files. Slides, photographs, CDs, and publications are also present. For more information see the finding aid.

This digital collection, with scanned and born digital materials dated 1938 to 2012, contains consulting files for legal cases, teaching materials, an oral history interview, slides, and photographs. Legal cases include Wyoming Civil Case No. C79-113K, U.S. v. Colorado (W-8439-76), New Mexico v. Colorado U.S. Supreme Court case 467 U.S. 310 (1984), No. 80, Orig., and Loomis v. Loveland v. Garney Construction - Big Thompson flood, Civil Action No. 80CV1405.

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  • E. V. Richardson - C.V.s 

    Creator(s):Richardson, E. V. (Everett V.), 1924-, author
    Date:1989-1999
    Format:résumés (personnel records)
    Everett Richardson's resume and list of publications.
  • Honorary Diplomate, Water Resources Engineer (Hon.D.WRE) 

    Creator(s):Undentified author
    Date:2005
    Format:notes (documents)
    Information on the Honorary Diplomate, Water Resources Engineer (Hon.D.WRE) awarded by the American Academy of Water Resources Engineers and its annual certification renewal process. The AAWRE is an American Society of ...
  • Course - water resources management, July 5-14, 1978 

    Creator(s):Fischer, Ward H., author
    Date:1978
    Format:project files
    Correspondence, budget, royalty discussion, brochure, and other materials related to the videotape course and workshop, "Management of Water Resources: A Systems Approach," held on July 5-14, 1978, at Colorado State ...
  • 93-122 Pleasant Valley litigation support, client: Fischer, Brown Huddleson, Gunn 

    Creator(s):Richardson, E. V. (Everett V.), 1924-, author
    Date:1990-1993
    Format:project files
    Notes, correspondence, and other documents related to consulting work done by Everett Richardson for Dixon v. Pleasant Valley and Lake Canal, Case No. 92 CV 773. Richardson assessed seepage losses for the PVLC. Notes on ...
  • Management of water resources short course, July 1978 

    Creator(s):Richardson, E. V. (Everett V.), 1924-, author
    Date:1978
    Format:project files; screenplays
    Slide show or videotape script, itinerary for "Management of Water Resources: A Systems Approach" course, lecture 13 "Rainfall-Runoff and Sedimentation Systems" presented by Richardson, and Richardson's preparatory notes. ...
  • Everett V. Richardson, oral history interview, July 7, 1993 

    Creator(s):Richardson, E. V. (Everett V.), 1924-, interviewee; Owen, Bill, interviewer
    Date:1993
    Format:transcripts
    Everett V. Richardson interviewed by Bill Owen.
  • Snake River-1974 - Snake R. Ranch Jackson Hole, Wyoming 

    Creator(s):Richardson, E. V. (Everett V.), 1924-, photographer
    Date:1974
    Format:photographs; slides (photographs)
    Aerial images of the Snake River and surrounding area as well as images of people, buildings, fields, and irrigation structures near Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Images are numbered 1 through 74.
  • Soils report - river meadows 1978-1981 

    Creator(s):Richardson, E. V. (Everett V.), 1924-, photographer
    Date:1978-1981
    Format:photographs; slides (photographs); document genres
    Images of men taking soil samples along ephemeral stream beds. The samples were used by the defense (ranches along the Snake River in Wyoming) in Wyoming Civil Case No. C79-113K.
  • 2 scour/slides - California 

    Creator(s):Richardson, E. V. (Everett V.), 1924-, photographer
    Date:1938-1988
    Format:photographs; slides (photographs)
    Images of scour at bridges in and over California rivers and creeks.
  • Keystone Ranch v. CNPP and ID, S. P. River 

    Creator(s):Richardson, E. V. (Everett V.), 1924-, photographer
    Date:1985
    Format:photographs; slides (photographs)
    Aerial images taken for the case Keystone Ranch v. Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District and Nebraska Public Power District v. Keith County (Case No. 6593). Images begin at Lake McConaughy, Kingsley Dam, ...
  • Course - water resources management, July 5-14 

    Creator(s):Richardson, E. V. (Everett V.), 1924-, photographer
    Date:1978
    Format:photographs; slides (photographs)
    Images of water resources management projects compiled for a course taught by Everett V. Richardson at Colorado State University, Fort Collins. Image numbers correspond to a script, "Lecture 13. Rainfall-runoff and ...
  • I-5 bridge collapse, California March 5, 1995 

    Creator(s):Richardson, E. V. (Everett V.), 1924-, photographer
    Date:1995
    Format:photographs; slides (photographs); document genres
    Newspaper articles, map, and images of the I-5 twin bridge failure over the Arroyo Pasajero on March 10, 1995. Some captions include "HIRE", which is a reference to Highways in the River Environment, a course Richardson ...
  • NCCD - Ron Thaemert - 1985 Poudre R 

    Creator(s):Thaemert, Ron, author
    Date:1985
    Format:photographs
    Images of canyon portion of Cache la Poudre River and rocks and sediment lining channel.
  • Weld County - St. Vrain Creek, 1987 

    Creator(s):Richardson, E. V. (Everett V.), 1924-, photographer
    Date:1987
    Format:photographs
    Images of fences, people, vehicles, vegetation, and water bodies.
  • Visit to area with Dixon's experts April 30, 1993 

    Creator(s):Richardson, E. V. (Everett V.), 1924-, photographer
    Date:1993
    Format:photographs
    Images of irrigation ditch and land taken on or near the Dixon farm on the northwest edge of Fort Collins, Colorado.
  • Dixon Farm April 8, 1993 S.S. ditches 

    Creator(s):Richardson, E. V. (Everett V.), 1924-, photographer
    Date:1993
    Format:photographs
    Images, mainly of irrigation ditches, taken on or near the Dixon farm on the northwest edge of Fort Collins, Colorado.
  • Typical earth ditches April 5, 1993, visit to Dixon Farm April 8, 1993, visit to Poudre Pleasant Valley and Lake Canal March 24, 1993 

    Creator(s):Richardson, E. V. (Everett V.), 1924-, photographer
    Date:1993
    Format:photographs
    Images taken on or near the Dixon farm on the northwest edge of Fort Collins, Colorado, including irrigation ditch.
  • Colorado Sand Creek Denver, restoration 1991 - slides 

    Creator(s):Richardson, E. V. (Everett V.), 1924-, photographer
    Date:1991
    Format:photographs
    Images of restoration of Sand Creek, Denver, Colorado.
  • Rio Vermejo 

    Creator(s):Richardson, E. V. (Everett V.), 1924-, photographer
    Date:1980-1981
    Format:photographs
    Images of Rio Vermejo at the Colorado-New Mexico state line gage.
  • Slides Big Thompson flood 1976 

    Creator(s):Albertson, Maurice L., photographer
    Date:1976
    Format:born digital; photographs; CD-ROMs
    Images of aftermath of 1976 flood in Estes Park, Colorado, and Big Thompson Canyon taken by Everett Richardson. This third set is labeled "Albertson" and may have been taken by Maurice L. Albertson rather than Richardson.

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