Alexis Erling Stoddard photograph albums
Scope and Content
This collection contains three photograph albums with hundreds of images documenting student life and events at Iowa State, as well as personal and family images of Stoddard's life. Shows campus buildings and grounds (including some aerial shots), football games, off campus housing, fraternity life, classmates, and field trips. Also includes images of the Knapp family and scenes from Hastings, Nebraska, and Springfield, Illinois. Most images include captions handwritten by Stoddard.
Language of Materials
Open for research.
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Alexis Erling Stoddard, born October 7, 1892 in Villisca, Iowa, received his B.S. (1916) in Civil Engineering from Iowa State College (University). Stoddard was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. On December 23, 1919, Stoddard married Jeannette Knapp, daughter of longtime Iowa State administrator Herman Knapp. Throughout his life Stoddard moved between Ames, Iowa, and Springfield, Illinois, on multiple occasions. He died on August 30, 1958 in Ames, Iowa, at the age of 65 and is buried in the Iowa State University Cemetery.
1.41 Linear Feet (1 oversized box)
Released on 2018-11-01.
- RS 21/7/156. Alexis Erling Stoddard photograph albums, 1913-1919
- April 2, 2019
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