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Alexis Erling Stoddard photograph albums

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 21/7/156

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.


  • 1913-1919

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Access Restrictions

Open for research.

Use/Re-use Restrictions

Consult Special Collections and University Archives


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)

Processing Information

Released on 2018-11-01.

RS 21/7/156. Alexis Erling Stoddard photograph albums, 1913-1919
April 2, 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives Repository

403 Parks Library
701 Morrill Road
Iowa State University
Ames Iowa 50011-2102 United States
(515) 294-6672