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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

Charles J. Hearst papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0003
Scope and Content The collection includes business and personal letters, maps, newspaper clippings, writings, photographs, and a biographical account of Hearst’s life. Series I, Agricultural Delegation trip to the USSR, contains official letters and itineraries that Hearst received prior to the delegation in 1955. Materials from the actual trip include lists of soviet officials, maps, passports, newspaper clippings, photographs, and Hearst’s diaries...
Dates: 1935-1970

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

Perry G. Holden papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 16/3/11
Scope and Content This collection represents an incomplete but interesting selection of personal materials on Perry Holden. It includes correspondence and letters, unpublished materials, newspaper clippings referring to Holden and his work, addresses given in his gubernatorial race, and duplicate family albums which he compiled during his retirement in Michigan. The letters range from 1908 to 1958 and deal mainly with his career at Iowa State College; staffing needs, costs of...
Dates: 1906-1967

Roswell Garst papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/12
Scope and Content The collection (1919-2005) contains biographical material, correspondence, news clippings, articles, and documents pertaining to his company and farms. Also includes correspondence, photographs, gifts, news clippings, and publications relating to Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev's 1959 visit to the Garst home in Coon Rapids, Iowa, as well as documents concerning trade transactions with the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. In addition, correspondence with J.F. Kennedy, Henry A. Wallace,...
Dates: 1919-2005, undated

Shaw Family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/8/1
Abstract Arvin Benjamin Shaw was born in Tipton, Iowa on December 2, 1857. He earned a B.S.E (1876) in engineering from Iowa State College (University). He married Winifred Dudley Shaw, the step-daughter of Adonija S. Welch (first President of Iowa State). The collection contains biographical information regarding Arvin Benjamin Shaw and Genevieve Welch Shaw. Other materials include news clippings, articles, and a chemistry experiment notebook belonging to Arvin. The collection also contains two...
Dates: 1873-1961, undated