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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

August Beck papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 21/7/127
Scope and Content

The collection contains course notes and papers from a former Iowa State student. Documents describe courses in animal husbandry, agricultural engineering, horticulture, farm management, and woodshop.

Dates: 1914-1917, undated

Austin Robert Koch papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 21/7/214
Abstract Austin Robert (Bob) Koch (1915-2008) was born near Ida Grove, Iowa. A. Robert Koch received his B.S. (1940) in agronomy from Iowa State College (University). He later worked for the United States Department of Agriculture for 33 years in various supervisory positions within the Farm Security Administration, later known as the Farmers Home Administration. This collection contains biographical information, college coursework, photographs, and class reunion materials for the Iowa State class of...
Dates: 1936-2008, undated

Carlson Family Glass Plate Negatives collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0586
Scope and Content

This collection (circa 1900) contains eighteen 4x5 silver gelatin glass plate negatives and five 5x7 silver gelatin prints (circa 1900). The images depict life on the prairie, including group scenes. Of special interest are several unidentified shots of ships, docks and factories.

Dates: circa 1900

Celestia Lee Barker papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0246
Scope and Content

The main focus of this collection is Celestia Lee Barker's journal, which she began in 1863 at the age of 17. She wrote consistently in the journal from 1863 to 1866, documenting the events of her daily life. There are only occasional entries after 1866. These later entries, written on birthdays or anniversaries, relate to the Barker's marriage and family.

Dates: 1860-1987, undated

Charles K. Hamilton papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0163
Scope and Content

This collection (1830-1925, undated) contains legal documents, real estate tax bills, household expenses, promissory notes and a ledger dealing with a farm sale.

Dates: 1830-1932, undated

Cherokee County Farm Bureau (Iowa) records

 Collection — Box: 1
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

Chester F. Randolph papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/146
Abstract Chet Randolph was a farm broadcaster, the first Executive Director of Living History Farms in Urbandale, Iowa, and served as the Executive Vice President and Director of Overseas Market Development for the American Soybean Association. This collection contains materials related to Randolph’s personal life and professional career, including correspondence, family genealogical information, records related to his work for the American Soybean Association, files on farm marketing roundtables he...
Dates: 1856-2002, undated

Descartes Pascal papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0091
Scope and Content The collection (1890-1937, undated) includes a scrapbook of newspaper clippings, pamphlets, and memorabilia related to Pascal's achievements in corn breeding, and corn breeding in Iowa generally. Also included are 180 glass plate negatives and two tintypes made by Pascal, documenting rural Iowa from the 1890s through the 1910s. Included are family portraits (interior and exterior), family groups, school children, men and women with guns, acrobats, tight rope walkers, several people...
Dates: 1890-1937, undated

Eastern Iowa Veterinary Association records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0416
Scope and Content

This collection consists of membership applications, rosters, and ledgers of the EIVA from 1930 to 1977, notably records from spring and fall meetings from 1975 to 1977. Also included is correspondence within the EIVA from 1965 to 1966.

Dates: 1930-1977

Edmund Groomes papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0054
Scope and Content The collection (1938-1975, undated) contains biographical information, correspondence, radio scripts, speeches, a film, printed materials, publications, and photographs. The collection includes materials related to Groomes' farming activities and his involvement in the Iowa Association of School Boards and the Iowa Council for Better Education. Personal records documenting Groomes' nonprofessional activities and interests include a genealogy, photographs, correspondence, biographical...
Dates: 1938-1975, undated

Gamma Sigma Delta. Iowa Beta Chapter (Iowa State University) records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 22/2/2
Scope and Content

This collection contains banquet programs, initiation and award pamphlets, publications, yearly reports, constitutions and by-laws, news clippings, and booklets on the history of Gamma Sigma Delta.

Dates: 1916-2011, undated

Garst and Thomas Hybrid Corn Company records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0173
Scope and Content

The collection (1933-1973, undated) contains claims, correspondence, reports, invoices, audits and other business records. This voluminous collection also includes correspondence with banking institutions, related companies, and customers, in addition to insurance correspondence, reports and advertising samples and illustrations. These records provide a wide-ranging view of a major agricultural firm in the twentieth century

Dates: 1933-1973, undated

Garst Family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0579
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs, as well as drawings, scrapbooks, and some correspondence of the immediate and extended families of Roswell and Elizabeth Garst. Series 1 (circa 1890s-2006, undated) consists of photographs of Roswell and Elizabeth, their children, Jane, Stephen, David, Antonia, and Mary, and grandchildren.Series 2 (circa 1860s-2006, undated) includes photographs of Roswell and Elizabeth’s parents, grandparents, uncles, aunts, cousins, and other...
Dates: circa 1860s-2012

George and Sewell Allen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0081
Scope and Content The collection (1910-1972) contains legal documents, correspondence, maps and printed matter. Much of the collection deals with farm foreclosures during the Great Depression and complicated legal matters arising from drainage problems in Woodbury, Harrison, and Monona Counties in Iowa. As background to the drainage cases, it should be noted that the problems of flooding and drainage in the Little Sioux River Valley go back many years. The Monona-Harrison Drainage...
Dates: 1910-1972

George Wormley scrapbooks

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/123
Scope and Content

The collection contains scrapbooks compiled by George Wormley consisting of articles published in the Farm Journal magazine 1950-1972 and loose subject related publications and articles dated between 1973 and 1984.

Dates: 1950-1984

Gerald A. Lineweaver papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 16/3/7/51
Scope and Content The collection (1935-1997, undated) includes biographical information, correspondence, new clippings, photographs, and publications. Biographical information includes news clippings, press releases, brief biographies, and memorials. The correspondence is mostly general correspondence related to the Iowa 4-H Foundation. The collection also contains the contents of two notebooks compiled by Lineweaver. The first one contains inspirational materials regarding 4-H, citizenship, leadership, and...
Dates: 1935-1997, undated

Harold D. Hughes papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 9/9/52
Scope and Content This collection (1916-1971) is comprised of biographical materials, correspondence, newspaper clippings, published works, writings, radio talks, and photographs. The biographical materials include essays, tributes, speech manuscripts, ISU personnel information, and press releases. The correspondence concerns crop research being conducted at other universities' experiment stations and seed farms. Published works in the papers are by Hughes and some of his...
Dates: 1916-1971

Herbert Whittier Pike papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 16/3/53
Scope and Content The collection (1920-1984, undated) contains biographical information, correspondence, personal business records, clippings, government documents, and photographs. The bulk of the collection is related to Pike's 1955 trip to the U.S.S.R., including souvenir books, periodicals, scrapbooks, clippings, and photographs. Notebooks contain material related to Pike's undergraduate work, military training on artillery, and professional career. Sporadic information on Pike's land assessment work...
Dates: 1920-1984, undated

Iowa Agricultural College Grange records

 Record Group — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 20/2/6
Scope and Content

This collection (1909-1957) includes copies of the constitution and by-laws, correspondence, the Manual of the Overseer, membership records, dues accounts (in a role book), proceedings of annual sessions, a few rosters, and a 1925 Secretary's book. Some of the materials document other local Grange organizations such as the State Grange of Iowa and the Amboy (Newton, Iowa) Grange.

Dates: 1909-1957

Iowa Farm Bureau Federation, Women's Committee records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0189
Scope and Content This collection (1922-2006, undated) contains correspondence, handbooks (later called workbooks and then reference books), pamphlets, and conference materials documenting the committee’s goals and activities, including suggested approaches to improving and participating at the county level in education, library development, legislation, health care, and food production. Of special interest are records from the World War II era which illustrate the agricultural...
Dates: 1922-2006, undated

Iowa Hog Cholera Eradication Committee records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0202
Scope and Content

This collection contains correspondence, meeting minutes, drafts of legislative bills, membership lists, recommendations, news clippings, and other materials relating to the group’s effort to end the spread of hog cholera through education and legislation.

Dates: 1960-1976

Iowa Local History collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0080
Scope and Content

The collection (1857-2000, undated) contains resources on local Iowa history such as articles, books, brochures, oral histories, directories, memoirs, maps, and news clippings. The collection includes histories of churches, families, towns, and counties. In addition, there are also cookbooks and information regarding Iowa farming, industries, and railroads.

Dates: 1854-2000

Iowa Master Farm Homemakers Guild records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0060
Scope and Content

This collection (1928-2006) includes historian's books, secretary's books, and scrapbooks as well as correspondence regarding annual meetings and Guild projects, including Bridging the Generations. Among the correspondents is Joan Moore.

Dates: 1928-2006

Iowa Organization of Women for Agriculture collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0318
Scope and Content

This collection (1984-1986) contains newsletters and conference programs. The newsletters discuss activities, identify officers, and include brief articles edited from other agricultural magazines. The conference programs detail the topics of the annual program, such as farm chemicals, the role of farm women, and the 1985 Farm Bill.

Dates: 1984-1986

Iowa State Grange Patrons of Husbandry records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0486
Scope and Content

This collection consists of correspondence, membership rosters, meeting programs memos, news clippings, and several issues of the Iowa Granger newspaper.

Dates: 1908-1982

James A. “Tama” Wilson papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 9/1/11
Scope and Content The collection (1887-1986) contains biographical material, letter press books of private correspondence, addresses, articles, transcripts and tapes of interviews with people who knew Tama Jim, scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, and genealogical material. Correspondence includes letters of recommendation, letters regarding appointments, and letters containing Wilson's opinions regarding professional matters. The letters span Tama Jim's sixteen years as secretary of agriculture. Private...
Dates: 1887-1986

James Raley Howard papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0157
Scope and Content This collection (1886-1982, undated) includes biographical materials, correspondence, reports, news clippings, drafts, publications, and certificates. Most of the material was gathered by him as he intended to write an autobiography of his life, highlighting his work with the American and Iowa Farm Bureau Federations. His son, Robert Howard, finished the biography after his father’s death. Robert Howard's notes on the materials collected are also in this collection. ...
Dates: 1886-1982, undated

Jessie Field Shambaugh papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 16/3/60
Scope and Content

The Shambaugh Papers consist mainly of information written about Jessie Field Shambaugh and her pioneering efforts to create the 4-H movement. There is a cassette tape of a slide presentation entitled, “Jessie Field, Mother of 4-H,” two additional cassette tapes of a speech and interview with Shambaugh, photographs of Shambaugh as well as photographs of a watch given to her in 1911, and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1901-1998, undated

John B. McClelland papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 9/6/51
Scope and Content

The McClelland Papers (1917-1986) consist of materials documenting McClelland's time in the Philippines with Mountain View College and the Mindinao Agricultural College. Also in the collection are his articles and writings, which largely dealt with establishing agricultural schools in non-western nations, and a small amount of biographical information, correspondence relating to World War I, and to Iraq (1952), and some miscellaneous correspondence.

Dates: 1917-1986

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