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MS. Manuscript Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: MS

Found in 637 Collections and/or Records:

Charles W. Rutschky papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0411
Scope and Content The collection (1889-1987, undated) contains entomological papers, articles, textbooks and other publications; professional organization's newsletters, presidential addresses, meeting/conference materials, and presentations including text, slides and audiotapes; teaching workshop materials including notes, photographs, brochures, and printed materials; histories of entomology departments; correspondence; exhibit catalogs of entomology exhibits at various World's Fairs; United States...
Dates: 1889-1987, undated

Charles Walters papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0588
Scope and Content The Charles Walters Papers (1937-2003, undated) contain correspondence and printed matter related to Walters’ research, as well as copies of some of Walters’ publications. Material related to the NFO includes correspondence, legal documents, printed matter, and includes both paper records and microfilm. Over half of the collection is devoted to photographs documenting the activities of the NFO throughout the 1960s and 1970s. The photographs include images of...
Dates: 1937-2003, undated

Cherokee County Farm Bureau (Iowa) records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792029265042]
Identifier: MS-0093
Scope and Content

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.

Dates: 1918-1962

Cindy Lee Johnson-Groh papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0353
Scope and Content

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.

Dates: 1981-1984, undated

Citizens Action Committee for Fair Representation records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792029512526]
Identifier: MS-0131
Scope and Content

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.

Dates: 1960-1979, undated

Citizens Against River Pollution records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792030001055]
Identifier: MS-0472
Scope and Content The collection (1987-1991, undated) contains correspondence, legal papers, and news clippings. The majority of the correspondence is with elected officials, but also includes personal and administrative correspondence. The legal papers contain CARP’s lawsuit against Iowa Beef Processors (IBP), IBP’s appeal to the Environmental Protection Commission, and a proposed amendment to IBP’s National Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit. The news clippings detail CARP’s concerns regarding the...
Dates: 1987-1991, undated

Citizens' Committee for a Constitutional Convention records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0016
Scope and Content

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.

Dates: 1955-1960, undated

Citizens Committee to Eliminate Litter in Iowa records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0088
Scope and Content

The collection (1956-1978, undated) contains correspondence, advertising materials, newspaper clippings, background materials, and drafts of proposed Iowa legislation.

Dates: 1956-1978, undated

Citizens to End Animal Suffering and Exploitation Collection of Animal Welfare Legislation Materials

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792029999160]
Identifier: MS-0445
Scope and Content

This collection (1987-1989) contains correspondence, discussion notes and proposed legislation focusing on farm animal welfare.

Dates: 1987-1989

Citizens United for Responsible Energy records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0142
Scope and Content The collection (1955-1994, undated) contains articles of incorporation and by-laws, minutes, speeches, correspondence, memoranda, bulletins, newsletters, printed matter, news clippings, photographs, reports, petitions, legal documents, and financial records. Files are grouped according to their subject matter, including administrative records, conservation, Energy and Self-Reliance Center, environment, information sources, Iowa, legislation, non-nuclear energy, nuclear energy, organizations,...
Dates: 1955-1994, undated

Citizens United for the Conservation of Underground Water, Inc. records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792029520974]
Identifier: MS-0222
Scope and Content

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.

Dates: 1981-1988, undated

C.J. (Dutch) Gross Soybean photographs

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792029521741]
Identifier: MS-0230
Scope and Content

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.

Dates: 1929

Clark Mollenhoff papers

Identifier: MS-0599
Scope and Content

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.

Dates: 1968-1990

Clay C. Barnett papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0024
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers relating mainly to the National Plowing Match and Field Day (1946-1950), pasture improvement and conservation projects, and corn and soybean test yields. Other materials relate to Bennett's career with the Soil Conservation Service (SCS): a curriculum for a SCS Regional Training Center; SCS district work plans; resources conservation programs; field diaries through the...
Dates: 1937-1961, undated

Clay Geerdes Historical Underground photographs

Identifier: MS-0630
Scope and Content This collection (1971-1977) consists of forty-six black and white photographs taken by Clay Geerdes, compiled into an album titled "Historical Underground Photographs." The photographs portray leading underground comix artists, including Gary Arlington, Joel Beck, Vaughn Bode, Tim Boxell, Roger Brand, Justin Green, Bill Griffith, Rand Holmes, Jack Jackson (or Jaxon), Jay Kinney, Harvey Kurtzman, Lee Marrs, Dan O'Neill, Trina Robbins, "Spain" Rodriguez, Gilbert Shelton, David Sheridan, and...
Dates: 1971-1977

Clementine M. Harris diaries

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792029993106]
Identifier: MS-0338
Scope and Content

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.

Dates: 1898-1937

Clifford Henry Millen papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792029517244]
Identifier: MS-0193
Scope and Content This collection (1920-1971, undated) contains materials documenting Millen’s life and career including photographs, news clippings, articles, correspondence, speeches, legislative materials and awards. The collection primarily documents Millen's professional career as a political reporter, but also contains materials related to his nonprofessional life. The newspaper clippings contain articles about Millen (awards, his work, his obituary) and about his wife, Pauline...
Dates: 1920-1971, undated

Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792030003895]
Identifier: MS-0519
Scope and Content This collection (1961-1992) includes correspondence, meeting minutes, and reports related to the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS). The records are rather incomplete; most of the materials cover just the first several years of the organization. One file contains meeting minutes and reports that corresponds to Lyle Calvin's Chairmanship (1986-1992) of COPSS. The collection also includes historical sketches of COPSS compiled by Ingram Olkin, Chair of COPSS in the...
Dates: 1961-1992

Committee to Protect the Constitution records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0149
Scope and Content

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.

Dates: 1975-1980, undated

Common Threads records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0656
Abstract Common Threads was a small business created and run by Victoria Walch, based in Iowa City, Iowa, beginning in 1993. She produced the Stitcher's Pocket Inventory, a small booklet that helped needleworkers keep track of the fiber and notions they owned. Update packs and expansion packs were added over the years, as well as a booklet that tracked needlepoint patterns. The business was sold in 2000. This collection contains correspondence, sales information,...
Dates: 1993-2000, undated

Community Action Research Group of Iowa, Inc. records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792030012086]
Identifier: MS-0626
Scope and Content

This collection includes correspondence, budget reports, meeting minutes, a press release and the group’s by-laws.

Dates: 1977

Compte de Buffon, George-Louis LeClerc Lithographs

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792029512104]
Identifier: MS-0151

This collection includes a selection of lithographs from the works of George-Louis Leclerc.

Dates: undated

Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases records

Identifier: MS-0706

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.

Dates: 1919-2018

Conrad Samson papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792029512112]
Identifier: MS-0152
Scope and Content This collection (1983, undated) includes correspondence and writings of Conrad Samson. The correspondence mainly concerns Samson’s Land Use Tax proposal. Correspondents include fellow farmers, the South Dakota Rural Project, and journalists who requested copies of his proposal for their use in writing articles. Included also are letters from the Lieutenant Governor, the Office of the Governor, and Iowa’s senator, Chuck Grassley. About half of...
Dates: 1983, undated

Consortium for International Crop Protection records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0484
Abstract The Consortium for International Crop Protection (CICP) was founded in 1978 and ceased in 2010. The goal of the CICP was to help countries requesting technical assistance to improve their capability to develop economically efficient and environmentally sound pest management systems. The collection contains governance documents, planning documents, financial and audit reports, Board of Directors meeting minutes, annual project reports, awards, correspondence, contract proposals, environmental...
Dates: 1907- 2011, undated

Consumer Alert Agricultural Products Files collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792030001840]
Identifier: MS-0480
Scope and Content This collection (1978-1999, undated) contains general correspondence, news releases, statements, hearing testimony, and articles from and about Consumer Alert as well as several in-house publications and newsletters. Consumer Alert's publications in this collection include brochures, annual reports, A Statement of Our Purpose - Consumer Alert, and Five-Year History. Their newsletter, Consumer...
Dates: 1978-1999, undated

Cooperation and Cooperative Societies Pamphlet collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0121
Scope and Content

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.

Dates: 1931-1973, undated

Cooperative Urban Teacher Education Program records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792029524745]
Identifier: MS-0280
Scope and Content

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.

Dates: 1968-1994, undated

Cora Frear Hawkins Buggies, Blizzards, and Babies manuscript

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792029521626]
Identifier: MS-0228
Scope and Content

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.

Dates: 1971

Cora (Hawk) Keith Papers on Women's Suffrage

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS-0710

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.

Dates: 1910-1938