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UA/RS 09. College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

 Record Group Term
Identifier: UA/RS 09

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Dale O. Hull papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 9/7/56
Scope and Content This collection (1917-1999) contains biographical information, correspondence, publications, and research files. Many of Hull's publications on farm machinery, safety, and structures are included. The bulk of the collection contains Hull's research and reference files, which includes information on structures and processing, farm safety, and power equipment and machinery. These files contain an assortment of materials including correspondence, manufacturer's product literature, agricultural...
Dates: 1917-1999

Earl Orel Heady papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 9/2/52
Scope and Content The collection (1947-2012, undated) contains biographical material, correspondence, course material, news clippings, photographs, and awards and honors. In addition, the papers contain documents regarding his consulting work for the National Science Foundation, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development, Bureau of Reclamation, National Water Commission, and Research Triangle Institute. The collection also includes publications on numerous aspects of agricultural economics such as...
Dates: 1947-2012, undated

Floyd George Manwiller papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: RS 9/14/62
Scope and Content

The collection (1967-1997, undated) contains biographical information and professional correspondence. The collection also contains a number of Dr. Manwiller’s professional publications that focus on his work with properties of pine, oak, and maple.

Dates: 1967-1997, undated

George Willis Thomson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 9/14/15
Scope and Content

The collection (1950-2007, undated) contains biographical information and professional correspondence. The collection also contains a number of Dr. Thomson’s professional publications. These publications focus on Dr. Thomson’s work with management, range management forest photogrammetry, forest history, and Midwestern forest history.

Dates: 1950-2007, undated

Gordon E. Gatherum papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: RS 9/14/70
Scope and Content

The collection (1953-1969) contains biographical information. The collection also contains an assortment of Dr. Gatherum’s professional publications that focus on his work with Range Management and Plant Physiology.

Dates: 1953-1969, undated

Herbert Osborn papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: RS 9/12/11
Scope and Content

This collection (1879-1980) includes biographical data, correspondence, photographs, papers and publications by and about Herbert Osborn, and chapters, from the unpublished autobiography, Life Chronicle of a Naturalist, which documents Osborn's life up to 1943.

Dates: 1879-1980

Howard P. Johnson papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 9/7/15
Scope and Content This collection (1952-2005, undated) contains materials related to Johnson's professional career in the Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Department at Iowa State University as well as his time spent serving in World War II. The collection includes biographical information, correspondence, and published research articles. In addition, the papers also include a map of the Boyer River in western Iowa. The collection also contains correspondence and administrative material related to the...
Dates: 1942-2005, undated

Jay Brownlee Davidson papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 9/7/11
Abstract Jay Brownlee Davidson was born February 15, 1880 in Nebraska. He joined the faculty of Iowa State College (University) as Assistant Professor (1905-1907) in charge of agricultural engineering. Aside from several years spent teaching in California (1915-1919), Davidson spent the next 50 years at Iowa State as Professor (1907-1956) and Head (1907-1946) of the Department of Agricultural Engineering. Davidson became internationally renowned as an expert on agricultural mechanization and worked...
Dates: 1905-2005, undated

Joe L. Robinson papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: RS 9/9/57
Scope and Content The collection (1914-1990, undated) contains biographical information, publications, radio talks and speeches of Joe Robinson. Biographical materials consist of faculty information forms, news clippings, press releases, and a memorial resolution submitted to the Faculty Senate by Kenneth Frey. The rest of the collection consists of Robinson’s writings in the form of published works, radio scripts, and speeches. The radio talks and speeches offer a good...
Dates: 1914-1990, undated

John Charles Gordon papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: RS 9/14/60
Scope and Content

The collection (1966-1986) contains biographical information. The collection also contains an assortment of Dr. Gordon’s professional publications that focus on his work with physiological criteria for use in juvenile forestry products and Biochemistry.

Dates: 1966-1986, undated

John Crosby Eldredge papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 9/9/51
Scope and Content The collection (1915-1976, undated) includes biographical information, correspondence, personal records, clippings, government forms, booklets, blueprints, and photographs and negatives, related to the life and work of John Crosby Eldredge. Ames Seed Farm records include promotional material from the 1940s sales manuals, seven negatives, and photographs of a corn-drying barn, orders for popcorn for 1948, memberships and booklets from the Story County Farm Bureau,...
Dates: 1915-1976, undated

Lawrence C. Promnitz papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: RS 9/14/54
Scope and Content

The collection (1972-1978, undated) contains biographical information. The collection also contains papers and research proposals relating to Dr. Promnitz’s interests in statistical models for tree growth.

Dates: 1972-1977, undated

Louis M. Thompson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 9/9/58
Scope and Content The collection (1925-2009, undated) contains material related to Dr. Thompson's professional career. The collection includes biographical material, correspondence, news clippings, documentation of awards and certificates, published papers, conference proceedings, and Center for Agricultural and Economic Development (CAED) reports. The published papers and articles document Dr. Thompson's research on the effects of climate on crop production and his research on agricultural and economic...
Dates: 1925-2009, undated

Paul H. Wray papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: RS 9/14/59
Scope and Content

The collection (1975-2006, undated) contains biographical information and Wray’s publications. The publications focus on his research with agroforestry, tree production, and Christmas tree production in Iowa.

Dates: 1975-2006, undated

Phineas Stephens Shearer papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: RS 9/11/15
Scope and Content

The collection contains biographical information and articles written by Shearer. In addition, the papers contain “The History of the Animal Science Department” and the research materials he collected in order to write this history. These documents include lists of graduates and faculty members and information regarding alumni.

Dates: 1917-1978

R. D. Voss papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: RS 9/9/66
Abstract

Regis D. Voss worked at Iowa State University as an Extension Agronomist and Professor (1964-1999) at Iowa State University. Voss's research focus at Iowa State University was the investigation of crop response from fertilizers, factors affecting the crop response, mathematical description of the response, and degree of effect by environmental factors. The collection contains papers and reports by Voss, soil survey results, and soil testing slides.

Dates: 1957-2010, undated

Richard B. Hall papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: RS 9/17/52
Scope and Content

The collection (1976-2001) primarily consists of published articles and research proposals of Richard B. Hall, Professor of Forestry in the Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management at Iowa State University. The collection also includes biographical information and an annual report for the Breeding Alnus for Intensive Culture of Biomass for Energy Project, sponsored by Oak Ridge National Laboratory, United States Department of Energy.

Dates: 1976-2001

Robert H. Shaw papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 9/9/63
Abstract Robert "Bob" Harold Shaw, professor and agricultural climatologist, was born June 26, 1919 in Madrid, Iowa. He received his B.S. (1941) in botany and his M.S. (1942) in plant physiology. He was a professor of agronomy at Iowa State University for 40 years and helped develop curriculum in agricultural climatology. His primary research interests included the scientific evaluation of how weather and soil moisture affects crop production. His pioneering work in soil moisture led directly to the...
Dates: 1947-1986, undated