UA/RS 01. Iowa Board of Regents
Record Group Term
Identifier: UA/RS 01
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: RS 1/3/52
Abstract Benjamin Gue, born on December 25, 1828, was a Lieutenant Governor (1866-1868) for Iowa. He was one of the authors of a bill to establish a state agricultural college and model farm (Iowa State University), which Governor Ralph P. Lowe signed into law on March 22, 1858. An influential figure in the development of the College, Gue served as President (1886) of the Board of Trustees for the Iowa Agricultural College. The collection (1847-1962, undated) contains biographical material about...
Dates: 1852-1962, undated
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792030017671]
Identifier: RS 1/3/53
Abstract Charles E. Whiting was a well-respected farmer and politician from Monona County, Iowa. He was the Democratic candidate for governor of Iowa in 1885 and was elected state senator in 1883. He served as a member of the Board of Trustees at Iowa State College during its early years. This collection includes correspondence about his campaign for governor and his expansive farm, speeches he wrote for his campaigns, deeds, and legal documents regarding the various land acquisitions that he made....
Dates: 1847-1915, undated