MS. Manuscript Collections
Found in 637 Collections and/or Records:
The collection (1918-1962) contains minutes of the Annual Cherokee County Farm Bureau meetings as well as financial statements of the Bureau and minutes of the Board of Directors of the Bureau. The collection also contains meeting minutes of the Cherokee County Farm Bureau, Cherokee County Farm Bureau Exchange, and the Cherokee County Farm Bureau Supply Company on microfilm.
This collection (1981-1984, undated) contains material related to Cindy Lee Johnson-Groh's master's thesis, "The Vegetation of Ledges State Park, Boone County, Iowa" (Iowa State University, 1983). Johnson-Groh surveyed the vegetation of the park to provide baseline information needed to develop effective management practices for the preservation of the park's varied flora. This collection includes results of the survey, photographs, vegetation maps, and a copy of Johnson-Groh's thesis.
The collection (1960-1979, undated) contains records of the Citizens Action Committee for Fair Representation including correspondence, news clippings, and reapportionment plans. Correspondents include Elmer W. Bencke, T. E. Davidson, Mary Dresser (Mrs. Howard Dresser), Loren Hickerson, Paul M. McCormick, Bernard R. Nowack, William B. Quarton, Joseph F. Rosenfield, David O. Shaff, David M. Stanley, B. A. Webster, and Stanley Yates.
The collection contains records of the Citizens' Committee for a Constitutional Convention (CCCC) including minutes, correspondence, promotional material, administrative and legal information, and news clippings. Of note is a survey by counties of newspaper reactions to the proposed constitutional convention.
The collection (1956-1978, undated) contains correspondence, advertising materials, newspaper clippings, background materials, and drafts of proposed Iowa legislation.
Citizens to End Animal Suffering and Exploitation Collection of Animal Welfare Legislation Materials
This collection (1987-1989) contains correspondence, discussion notes and proposed legislation focusing on farm animal welfare.
The collection (1981-1988, undated) contains correspondence, legislative materials, news clippings, annual report filings, a court brief, committee materials and articles of incorporation and dissolution documents.
This collection (1929) contains five soybean photographs, which include horses with the harvesting equipment, harvesting equipment in the field, and the soybean field on the Floyd Mahanay farm south of Jefferson, Iowa.
This collection contains Clark Mollenhoff's subject files on John Vincent Atanasoff and the J. V. Atanasoff Trial; ca. 1970's-90. Atanasoff developed a prototype of the Atanasoff Berry Computer (ABC) at Iowa State University in 1939, though a final version was never completed.
This collection (1898-1937) contains ten diaries kept by Clementine "Clemmie" M. Harris between the years 1898-1911. These diaries contain information about Mrs. Harris’ daily life in Springville, Iowa. Included within some of the diaries are newspaper clippings regarding deaths of friends in Springville, as well as clippings about local events. The collection also contains several newspaper clippings, including an obituary.
The collection (1975-1980, undated) contains background papers, correspondence, news clippings, media materials (including a list of the Committee’s radio spots), speeches given by various Committee members, surveys, articles and videotapes. There are several articles and papers written by members of the committee about the Stanley amendment. Other organization materials include informational pamphlets, brochures, and advertisements.
This collection includes correspondence, budget reports, meeting minutes, a press release and the group’s by-laws.
This collection includes a selection of lithographs from the works of George-Louis Leclerc.
This collection documents the history of the Conferece of Research Workers in Animal Disease as early as the 1960's, as well as more modern records documenting annual meetings, membership, and council meetings.
This collection (1931-1973, undated) consists of pamphlets donated by the Iowa Institute of Cooperation. The collection contains printed pamphlets on cooperation and on cooperative societies throughout the world. Pamphlets on "cooperation" deal with the theory and history of cooperation and the cooperative movement. Pamphlets on "cooperative societies" deal with the nature and organization of cooperative organizations and their laws.
This collection (1968-1994, undated) contains reports detailing the progress of teachers who had participated in the CUTE program, lesson plans, and guides to aid in educating teachers on how to teach within inner-cities. In addition to documenting the CUTE program at Iowa State University and nationwide, the records illustrate the beginning of a multicultural education movement that is now required in the education of future teachers.
This collection (1971) contains a typed manuscript of Hawkins's book, Buggies, Blizzards, and Babies, published by the Iowa State University Press in 1971. Each chapter is kept separate and the preface, table of contents, dedication, and cutlines for photographs used at the beginning of each chapter are at the beginning of the collection.
This collection contains records about women’s suffrage organizations in Iowa. All materials are paper documents, including notes, correspondence, an event program, a list of accomplishments, and a certificate signed by Carrie Chapman Catt.