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Rex B. Conn papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/38
Abstract County agent and farm editor for the Cedar Rapids Gazette. Rex Conn was born near Marengo, Iowa, and received a B.S. (1922) in animal husbandry from Iowa State College (University). He engaged in farming until 1928 when he became a county extension agent in Sioux County, Iowa. In 1935, Conn became Extension Director for Linn County. He was Farm Editor for the Cedar Rapids Gazette from 1944-1969. While working for the ...
Dates: 1936-1974, undated

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

Sarah Underwood papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0694
Scope and Content This collection (1855-1885, undated) contains correspondence, poetry, song verses, a photograph, genealogy and family history on the Tefft and Underwood families, and samples of mourning cloth. Many of the handwritten letters are from Sarah Tefft Underwood to her family in Kingston, Rhode Island. Her two primary correspondents were her two sisters, Mae and Ann Tefft, though the letters also include notes to her father and other family members. When writing to her...
Dates: 1856-1885, 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

Stephen Garst papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0639
Dates: 1936-1993, undated

Thomas M. Terrill papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0690
Scope and Content This collection (1871-1994, undated) contains the diaries of Thomas M. Terrill and related papers. The diaries span the years 1871 through 1912, lacking only the diary for 1883, and record Thomas's daily activities on his farm with occasional entries documenting family life. Published transcripts of the diaries completed by granddaughter Lois Terrill Mueller are included in the collection as is genealogical information on the Terrill family compiled by Audrey MacLellan, another...
Dates: 1871-1994, undated

Voices from the Land: An Oral Documentation Project in Iowa records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0638
Abstract "Voices from the Land: An Oral History Project in Iowa" was an oral history project done in conjunction with the Iowa Women's Archives at the University of Iowa. Individuals involved in agriculture and farming were interviewed. This collection contains oral histories (audio recordings and transcriptions) and background information. The oral histories are primarily of women involved in agriculture and farming, with the exception of Fred Kirschenmann. A portion of those interviewed have done...
Dates: 2000-2007, undated

W. Lee Honeyman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/239
Abstract

W. Lee Honeyman received his B.S. (1943) in animal science from Iowa State College (University). This collection contains many of the notebooks Honeyman used to record his class notes. Included in the collection are notebooks containing course notes for classes in agricultural economics, agricultural engineering, agronomy, animal husbandry, bacteriology, dairy industry, economics, government, history, mathematics, music appreciation, speech, veterinary anatomy, and zoology.

Dates: 1940-1944, undated

William Gordon Murray papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/9/15
Scope and Content The collection contains the papers of William G. Murray. The documents consist of materials relating to Living History Farms, including original deeds, planning statements, brochures, correspondence, articles and clippings, evaluations, employee policies, admission data, exhibit construction, and program development. The program materials contain information on the Flynn Mansion, the 1900 Farm, the Farm of Today and Tomorrow, the Henry A. Wallace Crop Center, NEH grants, and Church of the...
Dates: circa 1850s-1991, undated

William H. Mills papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0417
Scope and Content This collection (1869-1952, undated) contains certificates, correspondence, directories, ephemera, ledgers, receipts, and subscriptions. Researchers will find information concerning Wallace's Farmer, farming in Iowa, and taxes in Story County, Iowa. Other individuals include family members Joseph, Harry, Marie, and Sadie Mills and the circulation manager for Wallace's Farmer, H. H. Johnston. Groups include the Story County...
Dates: 1869-1952, undated

Women's Helpful Birthday Club records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0201
Abstract The Women's Helpful Birthday Club was begun in Ames in 1904 by Rena Mather as a social club for the women in her neighborhood. The club was to meet in the homes of members on dates near their birthdays. In 1979 it was decided that the club would continue only as a social group without officers or dues, and eventually the club ceased to exist. This collection includes the constitution, bylaws, standing rules, news clippings, report, history, and ledgers of the Women's Helpful Birthday...
Dates: 1925-1979, undated

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