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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

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 It includes correspondence and letters, unpublished materials, newspaper clippings referring to Holden and his work, addresses given in his gubernatorial race, and duplicate family albums which he compiled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