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MS. Manuscript Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: MS

Found in 637 Collections and/or Records:

Institute of Mathematical Statistics records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0568
Scope and Content

This collection (1965-2004) contains handbooks, correspondence, documents on the election of fellows, a presidential address about the history of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, and microfilm copies of the bulletin and journals (1997-2001) published by the Institute of Mathematical Statistics.

Dates: 1965-2004

International Crop Science Society records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792030004331]
Identifier: MS-0537
Scope and Content This collection (1990-1996) contains records of the International Crop Science Society and primarily documents the International Crop Science Congress. The records include correspondence, meeting minutes, notes, and reports compiled by the president of the first Congress, Dr. Kenneth J. Frey, Distinguished Professor of Agronomy at Iowa State University. Also included are programs and abstracts from the first Congress held at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, and the second Congress held...
Dates: 1990-1996

International Live Stock Exposition records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0506
Abstract The International Live Stock Exposition was held in Chicago from 1900 to 1975. The exposition was supported financially by the Union Stockyard and Transit Company and operations were managed by an association of individuals active in the livestock industry. The largest such show in the world, the exposition included swine, cattle, sheep, draft horses, and poultry. Judging events were held during the day, and horse shows provided evening entertainment. Each year a new oil portrait of a leader...
Dates: 1880-1982, undated

International Pig Veterinary Society records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792030007474]
Identifier: MS-0559
Scope and Content

This collection (1972-1977, undated) contains records related to the 1976 Fourth International Congress of the IPVS held in Ames, Iowa. The majority of the materials belonged to Dr. Norman E. Hutton, Congress Secretary and Assistant Dean of the ISU College of Veterinary Medicine. The records include correspondence, meeting minutes and notes, planning materials, programs, and registration lists. Proceedings of the Congress are catalogued.

Dates: 1972-1977, undated

International Textile and Apparel Association records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0342
Scope and Content

This collection (1944-2006, undated) contains records of the national organization as well as records from the eastern, central, and western regions. These records include: committee records and reports, meeting minutes, financial statements, correspondence, newsletters, publications, and member files.

Dates: 1944-2006, undated

International Veterinary Academy on Disaster Medicine records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0259
Scope and Content

The collection (1979-1992, undated) documents the work and history of the IVADM. It contains constitutions, correspondence, disaster planning files, meeting materials, membership information, news clippings, publications, and treasurer's reports.

Dates: 1979-1992, undated

International Working Group on Legume Viruses records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0408
Scope and Content The collection (1960-1999) contains correspondence, annual meeting information, committee reports, newsletters, questionnaires, membership information, and files on the history of the IWGLV and on legume viruses in general. The questionnaires usually contain background information on members and their research and publications, but can also include questions concerning information on legume viruses such as lists from members of known legume viruses in their area. The questionnaire files also...
Dates: 1960-1999

Intersociety Consortium for Plant Protection records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0412
Scope and Content

This collection contains general information and financial information about the ICPP, its articles of incorporation, membership and meeting minutes of the Executive Council, professional correspondence, news releases and by-laws. It also includes information about special interests to the ICPP, such as pest management, education, and the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Dates: 1975-1985

Iota Sigma Pi records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0321
Scope and Content Series 1, Constitution and by-laws, contains original and revised versions of the Iota Sigma Pi constitution and by-laws from 1918-1972. Series 2, History and rituals, contains the history publications of the organization and also includes revisions of the history and the revised initiation ritual. ...
Dates: 1900-2011

Iowa Academy of Science records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0052
Scope and Content This collection contains administrative records, information about awards given by the IAS and other related organizations, information about the IAS’s Centennial celebration, committee records, information about annual conferences, correspondence, financial records, information about grants, records of the Iowa Junior Academy of Science (IJAS), the Iowa Science Teacher’s Section (ISTS), and other organizations, information about the Iowa Science Talent Search, membership records, Parish...
Dates: 1875-2012

Iowa Aerial Photograph collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0336
Abstract The Farm Service Agency (FSA) of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) was established in 1995 to provide agricultural programs to farmers, ranchers, and agricultural partners. The FSA provides access to historic aerial photography collected by USDA at approximately seven-year intervals. The Iowa State FSA Office collected prints of aerial photographs of Iowa counties from the early 1960s through the early 1980s. The collection contains contact prints of aerial photographs of...
Dates: 1963-1984

Iowa Animal Health Advisory Committee records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792029517822]
Identifier: MS-0197
Scope and Content The collection (1974-1982, undated) consists of news clippings, correspondence, agendas, speeches, charts, meeting minutes, and copies of Iowa legislation. Records in the collection deal primarily with efforts to eradicate brucellosis and pseudorabies (Aujesky's Disease). Also included in the collection are membership records and charts from 1977 outlining outbreaks of brucellosis in Iowa and nationwide and pseudorabies in Iowa. Correspondents include Robert H. Lounsberry, Harold Mindermann,...
Dates: 1974-1982, undated

Iowa Association for Lifelong Learning records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0485
Scope and Content This collection (1943-[ongoing]) documents the activities of three associations dedicated to the support of adult and continuing education in Iowa: the Iowa Association for Lifelong Learning (IALL) and the IALL’s two precursor organizations: the Iowa Adult Education Association (IAEA) and the Iowa Association for Public Continuing and Adult Education (IAPCAE). The collection includes constitutions; bylaws; Board of Directors records and minutes; committee minutes and...
Dates: 1943-2016

Iowa Association of Business and Industry records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0454
Abstract The Iowa Association of Business and Industry was formed in 1903 to give a voice to manufacturers and workers, specifically in legislation. Called the Iowa Manufacturer's Association until 1983, the organization originally focused on fire insurance, improved transportation services, and freight rates throughout the state. This collection contains reports, news clippings, a staff directory, legislative bulletins, correspondence, articles of incorporation, and several historical publications...
Dates: 1963-1987, undated

Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0040
Abstract The Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives (IAEC) is the Des Moines-based service organization representing the state's rural electric cooperatives, originally established in 1942 under the name Iowa Rural Electric Cooperative Association (IRECA). The collection contains correspondence and memorandums, meeting minutes, programs, speeches, presentations, press releases, newsletters, news clippings, reports, financial statements, franchise applications, advertising material, surveys,...
Dates: 1937-1978, undated

Iowa Association of Family and Consumer Sciences records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0265
Scope and Content This collection (1917-2009) consists of annual meeting minutes, agendas, and related materials; correspondence; financial reports; handbooks; membership records; newsletters; publications; and scholarship files. Meetings of committees and sections are documented through meeting minutes, agendas, and correspondence. Publications, handbooks, and newsletters are included in the collection and record the efforts and goals of the organization as well as the concerns facing the members. A large...
Dates: 1909-2017, Undated

Iowa Association of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0708

Contains administrative records from the Iowa Association of the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) program. Originally called the Future Homemakers of America (FHA), the FCCLA is an educational organization that promotes growth and leadership though Family and Consumer Sciences education. This collection contains FHA-Iowa and Iowa FCCLA records from multiple districts and chapters as well as publications, memorabilia, and awards.

Dates: 1945-2011, undated

Iowa Association of Naturalists records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0397
Scope and Content

The collection (1976-[ongoing]) contains records related to the activities and administration of the Iowa Association of Naturalists. Included are copies of the IAN by-laws and articles of incorporation, correspondence, annual reports, meeting minutes, financial records, newsletters, publications, activity files, photographs, and other administrative records of the organization.

Dates: 1976-2015

Iowa Audubon records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792030015923]
Identifier: MS-0669
Abstract Iowa Audubon is an organization whose goals are to protect and preserve birds, other wildlife, and plants in the Iowa river regions. The organization is concerned with education of the public on preservation of wildlife and conservation of natural habitats of endangered species. This collection contains the constitution and bylaws, minutes, Iowa Audubon newsletter, and news releases from Missouri River Management. The minutes are from Board of Director's meetings and from the Important Bird...
Dates: 2000-2006

Iowa Aviation collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0141
Scope and Content

This collection (1877-1964, undated) contains material related to aviation in Iowa collected by Robert C. Mikesh. The material includes printed matter, photographs (including 11 glass plate negatives), correspondence, scrapbooks, and newspaper clippings. Much of the material relates to aviation in Ottumwa, Iowa, including the Naval Air Station and the Ottumwa airport.

Dates: 1877-1964, undated

Iowa Bankers Association records

Identifier: MS-0045

The Iowa Bankers Association (IBA), founded in June 1887, was formed to represent Iowa banks in front of Iowa legislature and to provide a way for individual bankers to gather and exchange ideas on the business of banking. This collection includes reports, correspondence, ledgers, photographs, films, audiotapes, videotapes, and artifacts. The materials cover bank robberies and other bank-related crimes, administrative activities, legislation, and marketing.

Dates: 1887-2004, undated

Iowa Barn Foundation records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0284
Abstract The Iowa Barn Foundation (IBF) was founded in 1997 with the intent of preserving Iowa’s rural buildings. IBF offers education about the rural heritage of Iowa and the importance of barn preservation, and provides financial assistance and incentives to property owners to restore and preserve barns and conserve farmland. The collection consists of the Iowa Barn Foundation Magazine, grant applications and photographs of barns to be restored, news clippings, and...
Dates: 1996-2013

Iowa Beef Processors collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792030012136]
Identifier: MS-0635
Scope and Content

This collection (1980-1981) contains a press release announcing the company's merger with Occidental and an annual report (1980).

Dates: 1980-1981

Iowa Central Railway Company Timetables

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS-0245
Scope and Content

This collection consists of poster-sized listings of the officers, stations, and agents of the Iowa Central Railway Company.

Dates: 1904-1938

Iowa Century Farms Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0096
Scope and Content

This collection contains personal diaries, journals, farm records, deeds, stories, and pictures pertaining to life on a Century Farm. Some original documents and photo copies of materials are present.

Dates: 1850-1882, 1976

Iowa Citizens to Save the Ledges State Park records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0097
Scope and Content This collection (1968-1978, undated) includes correspondence, the organization's constitution, environmental impact statements, legal materials, notes, printed materials, public statements, meeting minutes, plans, reports, publicity and news releases and clippings. The collection also contains records from other organizations involved in the fight against the dam, such as the Iowa Student Public Interest Group. Most of these materials can be found in the folder of plans, reports, and...
Dates: 1968-1978, undated

Iowa Civilian Conservation Corps collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792029517103]
Identifier: MS-0188
Scope and Content The collection (1933-1983, n .d.) contains news clippings, photographs, newsletters, and publications. These materials cover various Iowa CCC companies during the 1930s, reunions of these companies during the 1980s, and a few conservation related materials done after the Great Depression at sites where Iowa's CCC members worked. The collection also contains a small amount of material on an Idaho Civilian Conservation Corps (Company 1744). The materials in the collection were received from...
Dates: 1933-1984, undated

Iowa Conservation Education Coalition records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0026
Abstract Incorporated in 1958, the Iowa Conservation Education Council (ICEC) was created to promote conservation education in Iowa. ICEC has provided scholarships, grants, and workshops among other services to members. The collection contains meeting minutes, correspondence, financial records, newsletters and other publications, records related to workshops, meetings held by other organizations, grant proposals, and materials pertaining to projects. The majority of the collection is made up of...
Dates: 1953-2011

Iowa Corn Growers Association records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792030001063]
Identifier: MS-0473
Scope and Content

The collection (1976-1993) contains the newsletter (Iowa Corn Grower) and news releases (Corn News) by the Iowa Corn Growers Association and meeting programs for the Iowa Corn Growers Association Annual Convention and Trade Shows.

Dates: 1976-1993

Iowa Corn Promotion Board records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0495
Scope and Content This collection (1977-2006, undated) includes newsletters, correspondence, memoranda, articles, press releases, information packets and promotional photographs. Most of the material in this collection is produced by the Iowa Corn Promotion Board, but includes some materials by the Iowa Corn Growers Association. The correspondence is primarily between members of the Iowa Corn Promotion Board and the Iowa Corn Growers Association and the memoranda are from the president...
Dates: 1977-2006, undated