Ralph L. Parshall Collection 1902-1992 1921-1961

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Ralph L. Parshall Collection 1902-1992 1921-1961

Ralph Leroy Parshall, engineer, contributed significantly to the field of irrigation engineering with the development of a flow-measuring device that became commonly known as the Parshall flume and continues to be widely used today. Materials in the collection include Parshall's patent on his "Venturi flume water stage recording instruments," awards that Parshall received, publications, copies of talks he presented on KOA radio in Denver, and a number of lantern slides depicting flumes, weirs, plans, and various graphs and tables. The collection contains some materials related to Parshall's son, Maxwell Parshall, as well as to Carl Rohwer, also from the Irrigation Investigation Section of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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Rohwer, Carl

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Parshall, Ralph L. (Ralph Leroy), 1881-1959.

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Ralph Leroy Parshall, engineer, contributed significantly to the field of irrigation engineering with the development of a flow-measuring devide that became known as the Parshall flue and continues to be widely used today. Parshall served as instructor and then assistant professor at the Colorado Agricultural College between 1904 and 1913. In 1913 he was appointed assistant engineer and director of irrigation investigations with the Division of Irrigation, Soil Conservation Service U.S> Depar...

Colorado Agricultural College

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United States. Dept. of Agriculture. Division of Irrigation.

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Parshall, Maxwell.

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