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90th Anniversary Celebration Committee, Iowa State University records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 0/11/5
Abstract On March 22, 1948, the Iowa State College (University) sponsored a celebration to mark the 90th anniversary of the date when the act establishing a state agricultural college became law in Iowa. The 90th Anniversary Celebration Committee was formed to organize the festivities that included a luncheon, symposium, open houses, and a dinner. This collection contains the records of the 90th Anniversary Celebration Committee, materials related to the day’s activities, and an address by President...
Dates: 1947-1948

520 First Association records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0504
Scope and Content This collection (1973-1975, undated) includes correspondence, news articles, memorandums, meeting agendas and a slideshow script. Most of the correspondence is between members of the 520 First Association and members of the Iowa State Highway Commission, the governor (Robert D. Ray), and with each other about their campaign to commence building of Highway 520 in Iowa. A letter written to Iowa State Highway Commission by Donald B. Grau, president of the 520 First Association includes information...
Dates: 1973-1975, undated

1000 Friends of Iowa: Citizens United for Responsible Land Use records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0612
Scope and Content The collection (1992-2002) consists of newspaper clippings regarding land use in Iowa, often focusing on proposed development. Also includes records from the Rural-Urban Land Stewardship Project (RUSP). In addition, there is a folder of print outs from selected pages within the organization's web page.
Dates: 1992-2002

Abner Danielson photograph album

Identifier: RS 21/7/164
Scope and Content This collection includes one photograph album containing thirteen black and white photographs of campus scenes, friends, and U.S. Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) exercises.
Dates: 1924

Abraham H. Epstein papers

Identifier: RS 9/18/11
Scope and Content This collection contains information on Epstein’s research, Phi Kappa Phi, minutes, correspondences, and information on the Plant Pathological Society.
Dates: 1966-1999

Acton Eric Ostling papers

Identifier: RS 13/17/56
Abstract Acton Eric Ostling, Jr. was Assistant Director of Bands (1962) and eventually Director of Bands (1965) at the University of Maryland. He later came to Iowa State University and served as Director of Bands (1968) and as an Assistant Professor (1968-1972). The collection contains biographical information, awards, correspondence, and files associated with the Music Department.
Dates: 1968-1972, undated

Ada Foley scrapbook

Identifier: RS 21/7/249
Scope and Content This collection (1920-1930) consists of a college scrapbook compiled by Ada Foley. The scrapbook contains notes from fellow classmates, official correspondence from Iowa State announcing her transfer of credits, membership cards, house regulations, concert programs, party souvenirs, VEISHEA programs and flyers, photographs of classmates and student activities, and her commencement week program and announcement. The scrapbook also contains several pages of photographs and programs from her year...
Dates: 1920-1930

Ada Hayden papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/5/55
Scope and Content The Ada Hayden Papers (1864-2007) include biographical information, diplomas and certificates, illustrations, list of publications, and a small amount of general correspondence and correspondence concerning the Hayden family as well as a bibliography of early botanists. The collection also contains photographs of the Hayden Prairie, animals, plants, Ledges State Park, the Mississippi River, Hayden's family, self-portraits, prairies, and the Skunk River. In addition, the papers include Hayden's...
Dates: 1864-2007, undated

Adams Family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0010
Scope and Content The Adams Family Papers (1618-2008, undated) contains correspondence, writings, diaries, newspaper clippings, the family bible and biographical materials. The biographical materials include newspaper clippings, journals, and diaries of the family members. The first section features the correspondence of Reverend Samuel Newbury, Mary Sergeant Newbury, Thomas J. Newbury, Mary Newbury Adams, and Austin Adams. The letters of Mary Newbury Adams feature her experiences at Troy...
Dates: 1618-2008, undated

Adelbert E. Wallace Scrapbook

Identifier: RS 21/7/97
Scope and Content This collection (1912-1979) contains biographical information about Wallace and a scrapbook documenting student life at Iowa State. Assembled by Wallace while a student at Iowa State, the scrapbook contains one photograph of his classmates, four picture postcards with images of the Chemistry building, and other images of campus scenes that were cut out from print publications about Iowa State. It also contains programs regarding St. Patrick’s Day celebrations and other campus events.
Dates: 1912-1979

Aden Family photographs and postcards

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0609
Scope and Content This collection (1914-1920) contains two photograph albums and a series of 665 photographs and photographic postcards in a variety of sizes. The subjects include images of the Aden family and friends, their farm, including houses, yards, and outbuildings, livestock and pets, barns, the haying and threshing of crops, farm equipment and machinery, as well as soldiers in World War I France, Iowa towns, traveling by buggy and automobiles, and trips to the American West.
Dates: 1914-1920

Adonijah Strong Welch papers

Identifier: RS 2/1
Abstract Adonijah Welch was the President (1869-1883) of the newly established Iowa State Agricultural College (Iowa State University). Welch is credited for a number of successes during his tenure as president, though his most lasting legacy may be the design of Iowa State’s early campus. Welch helped develop Iowa State’s first courses in agriculture and mechanical arts and supported the right of women to receive a college education. The collection contains biographical information, correspondence,...
Dates: 1849-1988, 2017

Adrian L. Bowers papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0072
Scope and Content The collection (1933-1936, undated) contains radio talks given by Bowers, taped oral history interviews, newspaper clippings, and a photograph of Bowers with a farmer. The oral history interview transcript contains remarks related to the Farmer’s Holiday Movement, among other matters.
Dates: 1933-1936, undated

Aeronautical Engineering Wives Club (Iowa State University) records

 Record Group
Identifier: RS 22/5/0/35
Scope and Content This collection includes meeting minutes and a scrapbook that contains pictures, news articles, and lists of members.
Dates: 1958-1970

Agatha Louise Huepenbecker papers

Identifier: RS 12/10/16
Abstract Agatha Louise Huepenbecker Burnet earned a B.S. (1952) from Indiana University, a M.S. (1956) from Iowa State College (University) and a Ph.D. (1969) from Ohio State University. She was a professor (1959-1993) in the Department of Textiles and Clothing at Iowa State University and also served as Head of the Department for twenty-five years. Huepenbecker was active in the American Home Economics Association along with several other professional organizations. This collection contains...
Dates: 1951-2012, undated (bulk 1964-1997)

Agribusiness Accountability Project records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0068
Scope and Content The collection (1954-1976, undated) contains articles, biographical information, correspondence, memoranda, newspaper clippings, news releases, publications, reports, printed materials, research files, speeches, statements, book manuscripts, and responses to the first publication (Hard Tomatoes, Hard Times). The responses include editorials, articles and letters. The collection documents the work of the project in revealing the...
Dates: 1954-1976, undated

Agricultural Machinery Product Literature collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0232
Scope and Content This collection is made up of product literature for agricultural machinery and implements. Some is instructional in nature, i.e., guidelines for erecting a windmill. Other items were designed to promote sales. Few of these items are dated, but most appear to be from the 1930s and 1940s. These files are arranged in general categories, alphabetically by the name of the product. An index of company and manufacturer names is included at the end of this finding aid.
Dates: 1881-1966, undated

Agricultural Policy Working Group records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0503
Scope and Content This collection (1987-1988) contains papers, reports, an article and news releases. The papers and reports by the Agricultural Policy Working Group address issues concerning farming in 1987 and 1988, such as budget reductions and decoupling (decoupling would separate the amount of farm payments from production quantities). Also included in this collection are two news releases about the projected budget changes and the decoupling proposal, a cover letter outlining the changes that would be...
Dates: 1987-1988

Agricultural Property Rights Association records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0415
Scope and Content This collection (1972-1981, undated) includes correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, news clippings, and U.S. Department of the Interior reports and maps. The collection documents the organization's efforts for close to a decade.
Dates: 1972-1981, undated

Agricultural Publications Files of the Progressive Farmer collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0219
Abstract Agricultural Publications files were collected by Jay Wangsward of "Progressive Farmer". The collection consists of circulation records, advertising rate cards, and publisher's statements of publications that were competitors of "Progressive Farmer" magazine in the mid-1900s.
Dates: 1919-1991, undated

Agronomy Graduate Student Club (Iowa State University) records

 Record Group
Identifier: RS 22/5/0/24
Scope and Content This collection contains welcome letters and packets sent to new agronomy graduate students, correspondence, nominations, senate bills, club constitution, a survey conducted of the agronomy graduate program faculty, and photographs.
Dates: 1977-1984

Akhilesh K. Tyagi papers

Identifier: RS 13/7/68
Abstract Tyagi was an Assistant Professor (1991) and an Associate Professor (1999) at Iowa State University in Electrical Engineering, with degrees from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, the Indian Institute of Technology and the University of Washington. Tyagi's research interests include VLSI design, computer architecture, and complexity theory. The collection (1991-1999, undated) includes biographical information, papers, and proposals.
Dates: 1991-1999, undated

Alan G. Atherly papers

Identifier: RS 9/15/16
Scope and Content The collection (1971-2004) includes biographical information, correspondence, faculty evaluations, and grant and award information. The biographical information includes news clippings and vitas while the correspondence consists of files related to the publication of his book, The Science of Genetics, and the Department of Genetics.
Dates: 1971-2004

Alan L. Selman papers

Identifier: RS 13/7/65
Abstract Alan Selman served as both an Associate Professor and Professor at Iowa State University in 1977-1986. He received his B.S. (1962) from the City College of New York and both his M.S. (1964) from University of California and Ph.D. (1970) in Mathematics from Pennsylvania State University. He received a Fulbright Award in 1982. This collection (1977-1986, undated) includes biographical information, papers, a proposal, and a research report.
Dates: 1977-1986, undated

Albert A. Klingebiel papers

Identifier: RS 21/7/80
Scope and Content This collection (1934-1991) contains personal and professional materials, speeches, publications, information in regards to training and workshops, international projects, photographs, and slides.
Dates: 1934-1991

Albert Boynton Storms papers

Identifier: RS 2/6
Abstract Albert Storms, born on April 1, 1860, was the sixth President (1903-1910) of Iowa State College (University). During his tenure, Iowa State began the Agricultural Extension Service, acquired hundreds of acres of land, developed a plan for campus landscaping and modernization of utilities, and erected eighteen new buildings. This collection (1902-1983, undated) includes reports, addresses, publications, correspondence, biographical information, subject files, information regarding Storms’...
Dates: 1902-1983, undated

Albert Eugene Freeman papers

Identifier: RS 9/11/59
Scope and Content This collection (1955-2001) contains Albert Eugene Freeman’s correspondence, details of the dairy husbandry work completed and taught by Freeman, as well as information about the Iowa State University Dairy Farm outside of Ankeny, Iowa.
Dates: 1955-2001

Albert L. Baker papers

Identifier: RS 13/7/51
Scope and Content This collection (1979-1990) contains Dr. Baker’s biographical information, correspondence, papers, and proposals, along with an author/license agreement.
Dates: 1979-1997, undated

Albert L. Walker papers

Identifier: RS 13/10/15
Abstract Albert L. Walker was an author and professor of English at Iowa State University. He taught courses in English ranging from the works of William Shakespeare to contemporary literature and creative writing. Walker was an able administrator and served as Head of the Department of English as well as on numerous campus committees during his career at Iowa State. He authored several books on literature and composition and was also a musician and composer. This collection contains biographical...
Dates: 1923-1997, undated

Albert Parks Butts papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0185
Scope and Content This collection (1973, undated) contains several manuscripts (many in draft form), most of them written by Albert Butts himself. The manuscripts recount tales of his childhood and adult years. In Iowa’s Golden Age: The Passing of an Era, Butts includes memories of people and events during Butts’ long career as an interurban conductor for the Fort Dodge, Des Moines and Southern railroad. West Bound: I Leave Home...
Dates: 1973, undated

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