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UA/RS 02. Office of the President

 Record Group Term
Identifier: UA/RS 02

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Adonijah Strong Welch papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 2/1
Abstract Adonijah Welch was the President (1869-1883) of the newly established Iowa State Agricultural College (Iowa State University). Welch is credited for a number of successes during his tenure as president, though his most lasting legacy may be the design of Iowa State’s early campus. Welch helped develop Iowa State’s first courses in agriculture and mechanical arts and supported the right of women to receive a college education. The collection contains biographical information, correspondence,...
Dates: 1849-1988, 2017

Albert Boynton Storms papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 2/6
Abstract Albert Storms, born on April 1, 1860, was the sixth President (1903-1910) of Iowa State College (University). During his tenure, Iowa State began the Agricultural Extension Service, acquired hundreds of acres of land, developed a plan for campus landscaping and modernization of utilities, and erected eighteen new buildings. This collection (1902-1983, undated) includes reports, addresses, publications, correspondence, biographical information, subject files, information regarding Storms’...
Dates: 1902-1983, undated

Charles Edwin Friley papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 2/9
Abstract Charles Friley was President (1936-1953) of Iowa State College (University). In 1953, he was named President Emeritus after retirement. This collection (1925-1969, undated) includes biographical information, Friley family history, and materials relating to the operation of Iowa State College (University). The university records include addresses and speeches, committee meeting and minutes, divisional information, correspondence, budgets, enrollment reports, celebration materials for Friley's...
Dates: 1891-1969, undated

Gordon P. Eaton papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 2/12
Abstract Gordon Pryor Eaton, the twelfth President (1986-1990) of Iowa State University, received a B.A. in geology from Wesleyan University in 1951 and an M.S. in geology (1953) and a Ph.D. in geology and geophysics (1957) from the California Institute of Technology. Eaton worked for the U.S. Geological survey as well as various universities before his arrival. This collection contains materials created during the course of his presidency, including biographical information, correspondence with...
Dates: 1972-2002, undated

Gregory L. Geoffroy papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 2/14
Scope and Content The collection (2000- 2010) contains biographical information, newspaper clippings, information on Geoffroy’s installation as president, speeches by Geoffroy, and information from the President’s Cabinet meetings. The biographical information contains vita used by the presidential search committee, which includes Geoffroy’s professional background and a listing of published journal articles. Newspaper clipping folders contain articles about Geoffroy, with most of them...
Dates: 2000-2010

Iowa State University. Office of the President records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 2/0
Scope and Content

This collection (1959-2014) consists of materials from the Iowa State Office of the President not specific to one presidential administration. It includes subject files, records of the President's Leadership Class, biographical files, records of the Office of Governmental Relations, and records of the President's Council. For records of each presidential administration, see record groups 2/1-2/15

Dates: 1959-2014

James H. Hilton papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 2/10
Abstract James H. Hilton grew up on a farm near Hickory, N.C. He attended North Carolina State College one year, completed his B.S. in animal husbandry at Iowa State in 1923, and his M.S. at the University of Wisconsin in 1937. He was awarded the D.Sc. degree by Purdue University in 1945. In 1945, he returned to North Carolina State as head of animal husbandry. Three years later he was named dean of agriculture, where he served until becoming Iowa State University’s president (1953-1965). This...
Dates: 1909-1982, undated

Leigh Smith John Hunt papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792030018133]
Identifier: RS 2/3
Abstract

Leigh Hunt, born in 1855, was the third president (1885) of Iowa State Agricultural College (Iowa State University). This collection (1885-2009) includes biographical information, correspondence, and news clippings. The majority of these documents detail Hunt’s activities after his presidency at Iowa State. They record his role as founder of Oriental Consolidated Mines of Korea, his plans to fund experimental small-scale farms in Iowa, and his financial interest in cotton in Sudan.

Dates: 1885-2009

Martin C. Jischke papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 2/13
Abstract Martin C. Jischke, a native of Chicago, Illinois, received his B.S. (1963) in physics from the Illinois Institute of Technology. He received his M.S. (1964) and a Ph.D. (1968) in aeronautics and astronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He was trained as a fluid dynamicist. Jischke started his career as an Assistant Professor of Aerospace, Mechanical, and Nuclear Engineering at the University of Oklahoma. He was eventually promoted to Dean of the College of...
Dates: 1989-2008, undated

Raymond A. Pearson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 2/7
Abstract Raymond Pearson was the President (1912-1926) of Iowa State College (University). Pearson completed the divisional organization of undergraduate programs, strongly promoted the graduate program, broadened extension service, and gave wholehearted support to "big-time" goals in athletics. This collection contains biographical information, correspondence, addresses and speeches, newspaper clippings, family and professional photographs, reports, and printed materials. Of particular interest is...
Dates: 1892-1983, undated

Raymond M. Hughes papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 2/8
Abstract Raymond Hughes, born in 1873, was President (1927-1936) of Iowa State College (University). Serving as President during the Depression, he helped lead the college. This collection contains biographical information, Hughes family history, correspondence, minutes, financial records, addresses and speeches, press releases, reports to the Iowa State Board of Education, information relating to students and other activities at Iowa State College (University), and Hughes’ survey of U.S....
Dates: 1923-1972, undated

Seaman Asahel Knapp papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 2/2
Abstract Seaman Knapp was the President (1883-1884) of Iowa Agricultural college (Iowa State University). After leaving Iowa in 1885 he continued to pursue his agricultural interests and is credited for starting the first agricultural demonstration farm at Terrell, Texas. The collection (1867-2011, undated) includes biographical materials, correspondence, written addresses, lectures, writings, and family genealogy. Included with the family genealogical papers are interviews with his grandson, Seaman...
Dates: 1867-2011, undated

Steven Leath papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 2/15
Scope and Content

These materials are open for research, but have not been processed and do not have a box listing.

Dates: 2011-2015

W. Robert Parks papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 2/11
Scope and Content This collection (1934-1999, undated) consists of biographical information, addresses and speeches, correspondence, minutes, and printed materials. Materials document Parks’ career at Iowa State as the Dean of Instruction, Vice President of Academic Affairs, and President of Iowa State. The files detail the relationship of Iowa State with the Iowa Board of Regents and other Regents’ Universities, student activities such as VEISHEA (Iowa State’s annual celebration) and the Government of the...
Dates: 1934-1999, undated

William Isaac Chamberlain papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792030018141]
Identifier: RS 2/4
Abstract William Chamberlain, born in 1837, was the fourth President (1886-1890) of Iowa Agricultural College (Iowa State University). His presidency was a rocky road, being criticized from students and locals. This collection (1886-1997, undated) includes biographical information, correspondence, and inauguration programs. The correspondence includes letters between Chamberlain and Edgar Stanton, a member of Iowa State’s first graduating class (1872) as well as a faculty member of Iowa State. There...
Dates: 1886-1997, undated

William Miller Beardshear papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 2/5
Abstract William Beardshear was President of Iowa Agricultural College and Iowa State College (University). Beardshear developed new agricultural programs and hired premier faculty members; he also expanded the university administration. While Beardshear was President, the following events also occurred at Iowa State: the school colors of cardinal and gold were named, Iowa State became known as the Cyclones (1895), and the first Bomb (the university yearbook) was published in 1893, and the name was...
Dates: 1884-2009, undated