Charles A. Lory (1872-1969) was a professor of electrical engineering and, from 1909 to 1940, the fifth president of Colorado Agricultural College (now Colorado State University). His archival collection holds both personal and professional papers and includes correspondence and letters, diaries and day planners, financial records, flyers, committee minutes, newspaper clippings, and photographs. This digital collection, with materials dated 1888 to 1964, contains Lory’s professional correspondence, diaries and transcriptions, notebooks, guestbooks, address books, and a photo album from an inspection trip of Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District infrastructure.

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  • Professional correspondence and letters, 1953 (folder 3 of 3) 

    Creator(s):Lory, Charles Alfred, 1872-1969, author; Parshall, Ralph L. (Ralph Leroy), 1881-1959, author; Morgan, Arthur E. (Arthur Ernest), 1878-1975, author; Sargent, Christopher Gilbert, 1872-, author; Schmidt, G. A., author; Cochran, George T., author; Robertson, D. W. (David Wield), 1893-1969, author; McKay, Douglas, 1893-1959, author; Sturgis, S. D. (Samuel Davis), 1897-1964, author; Shaw, Byron T. (Byron Thomas), 1907-2001, author; Hutchins, Wells A. (Wells Aleck), 1888-1970, author; Paulsen, Carl G., author; Sayre, A. N. (Albert Nelson), 1901-, author
    Date:1953
    Format:document genres; correspondence
    Included are letters and reports from Charles A. Lory, state and federal agencies, companies, and individuals. Charles Lory officially retired as president emeritus by September 25, 1940 to his home in Estes Park, Colorado, ...
  • Professional correspondence and letters, 1953 (folder 2 of 3) 

    Creator(s):Lory, Charles Alfred, 1872-1969, author; Parshall, Ralph L. (Ralph Leroy), 1881-1959, author; Morgan, Arthur E. (Arthur Ernest), 1878-1975, author; Sargent, Christopher Gilbert, 1872-, author; Schmidt, G. A., author; Cochran, George T., author; Robertson, D. W. (David Wield), 1893-1969, author; McKay, Douglas, 1893-1959, author; Sturgis, S. D. (Samuel Davis), 1897-1964, author; Shaw, Byron T. (Byron Thomas), 1907-2001, author; Hutchins, Wells A. (Wells Aleck), 1888-1970, author; Paulsen, Carl G., author; Sayre, A. N. (Albert Nelson), 1901-, author
    Date:1953
    Format:document genres; correspondence
    Included are letters and reports from Charles A. Lory, state and federal agencies, companies, and individuals. Charles Lory officially retired as president emeritus by September 25, 1940 to his home in Estes Park, Colorado, ...
  • Professional correspondence and letters, 1952 (folder 3 of 3) 

    Creator(s):Lory, Charles Alfred, 1872-1969, author; Parshall, Ralph L. (Ralph Leroy), 1881-1959, author; Morgan, Arthur E. (Arthur Ernest), 1878-1975, author; Stone, Clifford H., 1888-1952, author; Thornton, Daniel I. J., 1911-1976, author; Hill, William S., author
    Date:1952
    Format:document genres; correspondence
    Included are letters and reports from Charles A. Lory, state and federal agencies, companies, and individuals. Charles Lory officially retired as president emeritus by September 25, 1940 to his home in Estes Park, Colorado, ...
  • Professional correspondence and letters, 1952 (folder 2 of 3) 

    Creator(s):Lory, Charles Alfred, 1872-1969, author; Parshall, Ralph L. (Ralph Leroy), 1881-1959, author; Morgan, Arthur E. (Arthur Ernest), 1878-1975, author; Stone, Clifford H., 1888-1952, author; Thornton, Daniel I. J., 1911-1976, author; Hill, William S., author
    Date:1952
    Format:document genres; correspondence
    Included are letters and reports from Charles A. Lory, state and federal agencies, companies, and individuals. Charles Lory officially retired as president emeritus by September 25, 1940 to his home in Estes Park, Colorado, ...
  • Professional correspondence and letters, 1951 (folder 2 of 3) 

    Creator(s):Lory, Charles Alfred, 1872-1969, author; Parshall, Ralph L. (Ralph Leroy), 1881-1959, author; Morgan, Arthur E. (Arthur Ernest), 1878-1975, author; Sargent, Christopher Gilbert, 1872-, author; Cochran, George T., author; Rae, Charles Dale, author; Vandewark, J. F., author
    Date:1951
    Format:document genres; correspondence
    Included are letters and reports from Charles A. Lory, state and federal agencies, companies, and individuals. Charles Lory officially retired as president emeritus by September 25, 1940 to his home in Estes Park, Colorado, ...
  • Professional correspondence and letters, 1951 (folder 3 of 3) 

    Creator(s):Lory, Charles Alfred, 1872-1969, author; Parshall, Ralph L. (Ralph Leroy), 1881-1959, author; Morgan, Arthur E. (Arthur Ernest), 1878-1975, author; Sargent, Christopher Gilbert, 1872-, author; Cochran, George T., author; Rae, Charles Dale, author; Vandewark, J. F., author
    Date:1951
    Format:document genres; correspondence
    Included are letters and reports from Charles A. Lory, state and federal agencies, companies, and individuals. Charles Lory officially retired as president emeritus by September 25, 1940 to his home in Estes Park, Colorado, ...
  • Professional correspondence and letters, 1949 (folder 2 of 3) 

    Creator(s):Lory, Charles Alfred, 1872-1969, author; Bader, E. H., author; Newsom, Isaac Ernest, 1883-1954, author; Parshall, Ralph L. (Ralph Leroy), 1881-1959, author; Lewis Robert L., author; Dunbar, Robert G., author; Norcross, Fred, author; Hill, William S., author; Millikin, Eugene Donald, 1891-1958, author
    Date:1949
    Format:document genres; correspondence
    Included are letters and reports from Charles A. Lory, state and federal agencies, companies, and individuals. Charles Lory officially retired as president emeritus by September 25, 1940 to his home in Estes Park, Colorado, ...
  • Professional correspondence and letters, 1949 (folder 3 of 3) 

    Creator(s):Lory, Charles Alfred, 1872-1969, author; Bader, E. H., author; Newsom, Isaac Ernest, 1883-1954, author; Parshall, Ralph L. (Ralph Leroy), 1881-1959, author; Lewis Robert L., author; Dunbar, Robert G., author; Norcross, Fred, author; Hill, William S., author; Millikin, Eugene Donald, 1891-1958, author
    Date:1949
    Format:document genres; correspondence
    Included are letters and reports from Charles A. Lory, state and federal agencies, companies, and individuals. Charles Lory officially retired as president emeritus by September 25, 1940 to his home in Estes Park, Colorado, ...
  • Professional correspondence and letters, 1948 (folder 4 of 4) 

    Creator(s):Lory, Charles Alfred, 1872-1969, author; Newsom, Isaac Ernest, 1883-1954, author; Cooper, Thomas P. (Thomas Poe), 1881-1958, author; Parshall, Ralph L. (Ralph Leroy), 1881-1959, author; Dunbar, Robert G., author; Christensen, N. A. (Nephi Albert), 1903-, author; Morgan, Arthur E. (Arthur Ernest), 1878-1975, author
    Date:1948
    Format:document genres; correspondence
    Included are letters and reports from Charles A. Lory, state and federal agencies, companies, and individuals. Charles Lory officially retired as president emeritus by September 25, 1940 to his home in Estes Park, Colorado, ...
  • Professional correspondence and letters, 1948 (folder 3 of 4) 

    Creator(s):Lory, Charles Alfred, 1872-1969, author; Newsom, Isaac Ernest, 1883-1954, author; Cooper, Thomas P. (Thomas Poe), 1881-1958, author; Parshall, Ralph L. (Ralph Leroy), 1881-1959, author; Dunbar, Robert G., author; Christensen, N. A. (Nephi Albert), 1903-, author; Morgan, Arthur E. (Arthur Ernest), 1878-1975, author
    Date:1948
    Format:document genres; correspondence
    Included are letters and reports from Charles A. Lory, state and federal agencies, companies, and individuals. Charles Lory officially retired as president emeritus by September 25, 1940 to his home in Estes Park, Colorado, ...
  • Professional correspondence and letters, 1948 (folder 2 of 4) 

    Creator(s):Lory, Charles Alfred, 1872-1969, author; Newsom, Isaac Ernest, 1883-1954, author; Cooper, Thomas P. (Thomas Poe), 1881-1958, author; Parshall, Ralph L. (Ralph Leroy), 1881-1959, author; Dunbar, Robert G., author; Christensen, N. A. (Nephi Albert), 1903-, author; Morgan, Arthur E. (Arthur Ernest), 1878-1975, author
    Date:1948
    Format:document genres; correspondence
    Included are letters and reports from Charles A. Lory, state and federal agencies, companies, and individuals. Charles Lory officially retired as president emeritus by September 25, 1940 to his home in Estes Park, Colorado, ...
  • Professional correspondence and letters, 1947 (folder 2 of 2) 

    Creator(s):Lory, Charles Alfred, 1872-1969, author; Carson, R. M., author; King, Ben H., author; Berger, Robert L., author; McGinnies, William Grovenor, 1899-1990, author; Larson, E. O., author; Millikin, Eugene Donald, 1891-1958, author; Anderson, F. A. (Fridtjof A.), author; Frasier, George Willard, 1890-1958, author; Green, Roy M., 1889-1948, author; Bader, Ernest H., author
    Date:1947
    Format:document genres; correspondence
    Included are letters and reports from Charles A. Lory, state and federal agencies, and individuals. Charles Lory officially retired as president emeritus by September 25, 1940 to his home in Estes Park, Colorado, but ...
  • Professional correspondence and letters, 1944 (folder 3 of 3) 

    Creator(s):Lory, Charles Alfred, 1872-1969, author; Unidentified author
    Date:1944
    Format:document genres; correspondence
    Included are notes, letters and reports from Charles A. Lory, university representatives, state and federal agencies, and companies. Charles Lory officially retired as president emeritus by September 25, 1940 to his home ...
  • Professional correspondence and letters, 1944 (folder 2 of 3) 

    Creator(s):Lory, Charles Alfred, 1872-1969, author; Unidentified author
    Date:1944
    Format:document genres; correspondence
    Included are notes, letters and reports from Charles A. Lory, university representatives, state and federal agencies, and companies. Charles Lory officially retired as president emeritus by September 25, 1940 to his home ...
  • Professional correspondence and letters, 1941 (folder 2 of 2) 

    Creator(s):Lory, Charles Alfred, 1872-1969, author; Unidentified author
    Date:1941
    Format:document genres; correspondence
    Included are newspaper clippings, letters and reports from Charles A. Lory, board members, state and federal agencies and organizations. Charles Lory officially retired as president emeritus by September 25, 1940 to his ...
  • Professional correspondence and letters, undated 

    Creator(s):Lory, Charles Alfred, 1872-1969, author; Metzger, Carl N., author
    Date:undated
    Format:correspondence; drafts (documents); speeches (documents)
    Letters written and received by Charles A. Lory, speeches, and draft report materials. Materials concern irrigation and water development in Colorado, especially the Colorado-Big Thompson Project, Colorado Agricultural ...
  • Professional correspondence and letters, 1963-1964 

    Creator(s):Lory, Charles Alfred, 1872-1969, author; French, Jasper J., author; Lincoln Club of Colorado, institution; United States. Department of the Interior, institution
    Date:1962-1964
    Format:correspondence; brochures
    Letters to Charles A. Lory concerning the 1963 Colorado State University 50 Year Club Luncheon, the 1964 Lincoln Club of Colorado Elephant Corral Luncheon, and a 1962 brochure "The Story of the Colorado-Big Thompson Project." ...
  • Professional correspondence and letters, 1962 

    Creator(s):Lory, Charles Alfred, 1872-1969, author; Wheeler, H. N., author; Morgan, William E., author; Miller, James R., author; Barkley, J. R., author; Dille, J. M., author
    Date:1962
    Format:correspondence
    Correspondence from 1962 between Charles A. Lory, state agencies, and other individuals concerning Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District, Colorado State University, Lory's charitable gifts, and Lory's social ...
  • Professional correspondence and letters, 1960 

    Creator(s):Lory, Charles Alfred, 1872-1969, author; Parshall, Florence M., author; Nichols, Norman E., author; Ryan, Richard F., author; California Agricultural Experiment Station, institution
    Date:1960
    Format:correspondence; reports
    Correspondence from April through November 1960 between Charles A. Lory and other individuals concerning water in California, Lory's charitable gifts, and Lory's social involvements, such as Ancient and Accepted Scottish ...
  • Professional correspondence and letters, 1961 

    Creator(s):Lory, Charles Alfred, 1872-1969, author; Code, W. E. (William E.), 1891-, author; Wattles, Ruth Jocelyn, author; Barkley, J. R., author; NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, institution
    Date:1961
    Format:correspondence
    Correspondence from 1961 between Charles A. Lory, state agencies, and other individuals concerning Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District, the Colorado State University Faculty Improvement Committee, the Merit System ...

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