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Mary H. Morton 4-H records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 16/3/4/61
Scope and Content This collection contains a 4-H record book, a newspaper clippings scrapbook, and a personal expenses record book. The 4-H record book was assembled by Morton for the State 4-H Record Book Contest and includes letters of recommendation, project record books, essays, club programs, lists of personal and club activities, photographs, and newspaper clippings. The newspaper clippings scrapbook contains articles regarding 4-H activities in Calhoun County and statewide. Photocopies of these...
Dates: 1925-1931

Maurice A. Larson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 11/4/18
Abstract Maurice A. Larson was a professor and administrator in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Iowa State University. He received his B.S. (1951) and Ph.D. (1958) in chemical engineering from Iowa State and began his professional career at the school as a graduate assistant in the 1950s. Larson retired in 1997 as a Distinguished Professor. Larson conducted research on crystallization from solution and his work resulted in the development of new designs for industrial...
Dates: 1954-1998

Men’s Residence Hall Association records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 22/9/6
Scope and Content

The collection contains papers from meetings, constitutions, rules, correspondence, newspaper clippings, budgets, and fliers and publications.

Dates: 1947-1968

Merle Hansen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0595
Scope and Content This collection (1932-1999, undated) documents the life of Merle Hansen and the activities of various farmers' organizations and pro-farm protest groups and contains correspondence, legal records, news clippings, creative works, publications, photographs, two reels of magnetic audiotape, and a small number of artifacts relating to farm protest groups and the Reverend Jesse Jackson for President Campaign. The collection also contains records of the North American Farmers Alliance including...
Dates: 1932-1999, undated

National Crisis Action Rally records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0436
Scope and Content

The collection (1985) contains newspaper and magazine articles about the National Crisis Action Rally. There are also copies of speeches that were presented at the rally as well as related background information about the event.

Dates: 1985

National Farmers Process Tax Recovery Association records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0044
Abstract The National Farmers Process Tax Recovery Association was initially founded in March 1936 in Des Moines, Iowa, as the Farmers Process Tax Recovery Association. Its purpose was to lobby for legislation to refund the Hog Process Tax, declared illegal by the Supreme Court. This collection contains correspondence, publications, newspaper clippings, minutes, speeches, financial records, and claims. Correspondents include Andrew J. Johnson, Donald Van Vleet, D. B. Gurney, Helen Holehan, Edward E....
Dates: 1927-1991

Nora Workman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 16/3/59
Scope and Content The collection contains manuscripts, manuals, and clippings documenting the life and work of Nora Workman. The body of this collection is the material related to 4-H Judging and her publications related to home furnishings. Another relative strength is the collection of pamphlets and booklets related to cooking and food preparation. The collection also includes Democratic Party Convention Programs for the years, 1920 and 1940, as well as an Usher medal for the 1920 Convention. In her...
Dates: 1930-1958, undated

O. R. (Orland Russell) Sweeney papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 11/4/14
Scope and Content The collection (1916-2002, undated) contains biographical information, correspondence, research papers, and patents relating to the work of Orland Russell Sweeney. The collection includes personal and administrative correspondence, but the majority of the letters are in regards to his research projects and patents. The collection also contains an assortment of technical papers authored by Sweeney including a copy of his dissertation. The material relating to Sweeney's patents include...
Dates: 1914-2011, undated

Paul J. Hermann papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 11/3/53
Abstract Paul J. Hermann (1923-2015) was a professor of aerospace engineering at Iowa State University from 1961 until 1993. His research interests included computer applications, flight control systems, and aircraft stability and control. He was recognized as a popular student advisor throughout his tenure. This collection documents Hermann's career as an engineer at the Goodyear Aircraft Corporation and as an engineering educator at Iowa State University through biographical information, course...
Dates: 1947-2015, undated

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

Rath Packing Company records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0562
Scope and Content

The collection (1890-1985) consists of audio visual materials, Board of Directors files, committee materials, correspondence, financial records, insurance records, news clippings, personnel records, photographs, public relations materials, reports, sales force information, and time motion studies.

Dates: 1890-1985

Raymond F. Baker papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 21/7/8
Scope and Content The collections biographical materials, typescripts of talks and papers; professional correspondence with individuals including Murray Brawner, William L. Brown, Don Finley, Mario Gutierrez, Walter Hawkins, Stan Jensen, Bill/William Landgren, Fred Lehmann, J. Roy Quinby, Earl Thompson, Forest Troyer, Nelson Urban, Henry A. Wallace, James Wallace, and Robert Woods; professional correspondence with organizations, including American Seed Trade Association, Iowa Crop Improvement, Garst and...
Dates: 1924-2004, undated

Raymond W. Cassady papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0339
Scope and Content This collection (1850-1973, undated) contains materials related to Raymond W. Cassady as well as materials on Whiting family history. Materials related to Cassady include correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, newspaper and magazine clippings, and his certificate of appointment as Iowa Secretary of Agriculture. Records and photographs related to the Walnut Ridge Stock Farm are also included. Materials on Whiting family history consist of photocopies of correspondence, transcribed journal...
Dates: 1850-1973, undated

Rex Beresford papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 9/11/56
Abstract

Rex Beresford was an Extension specialist and professor of animal science at Iowa State University. Beresford was a respected expert in the area of cattle feeding and marketing. This collection contains information about Beresford's career at Iowa State and copies of his writings and speeches on the cattle industry.

Dates: 1926-1958, undated

Richard C. Seagrave papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 11/4/19
Scope and Content This collection (1972-2001) contains biographical information, research papers, and material related to Dr. Seagrave's tenure as Interim President at Iowa State University. Of particular interest is a complete set of speeches presented by Dr. Seagrave while Interim President of Iowa State University. A speech index and a CD-ROM containing a complete set of speeches are included. These materials also contain an indexed set of news clippings compiled by the Office of...
Dates: 1971-2001

Richard K. Seim papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/193
Abstract Editor and agricultural journalist. Richard K. Seim graduated from Iowa State College (University) in 1956 with a degree in agricultural journalism. Following graduation, Seim took a job with the Extension Information Service at Iowa State. In 1958, he accepted an editorial position with Wallace's Farmer magazine in Des Moines. The following year he was hired by Farm Journal magazine as the Midwest Regional Editor, a position...
Dates: 1951-1992, undated

Richard W. Beckman Family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/13/51
Abstract Richard W. Beckman spent several years as a newspaper reporter and magazine editor before working at Iowa State College (University) as Assistant Professor (1931-1942) of engineering journalism. During the mid-1940s, Beckman served for nearly two years in Tientsin, China, as a member of the Office of War Information staff. In 1948, he resigned from Iowa State to help his father manage the Knoxville Journal. Fred Beckman, Richard's father, served as professor...
Dates: 1870-1969

Robert Earle Buchanan papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 6/3/11
Scope and Content The collection (1901-1999, undated) contains biographical information, correspondence, reports, addresses, published and unpublished writings including his thesis (1908), and 5th (1951) and 6th (1959) editions of Bacteriology, reprints, illustrations for manuscripts, card index of published work, awards and honorary certificates. Also includes material on campus affairs, and his visiting professorship at Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat. Events include the oleomargarine controversy at Iowa...
Dates: 1901-1999, undated

Roger M. Goetz papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/223
Scope and Content The collection (1962-2011) contains articles, biographical information, class handouts, news clippings, sermons, and sheet music for carillon. The biographical information includes news clippings, awards certificates, a biography of Goetz from the St. John's website, and a program from Goetz's ordination ceremony. The articles contained in the collection include Goetz's contribution to the Topeka Lutheran School yearbook, an article on Advent, and a discussion on celebrating Holy Communion...
Dates: 1962-2011

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

Sally J. Pederson papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 21/7/198
Abstract Consultant, editor, and former Lieutenant Governor of Iowa, Sally Pederson was born in 1951 in Muscatine, Iowa. She was senior food editor for Better Homes and Gardens and an executive with the Meredith Corporation. Pederson was elected to two terms as Lieutenant Governor (1999-2007) of Iowa under Governor Tom Vilsack. While in office, she was an advocate for people with disabilities. The collection contains biographical information, official papers, photographs, press releases, reports,...
Dates: 1980-2015, undated

Sesquicentennial Celebration Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 0/11/8
Abstract Iowa State University, founded on March 22, 1858, marked the sesquicentennial anniversary (150th year) of its founding with a year-long, university-wide celebration. Starting with kick-off events held during VEISHEA 2007, the celebration continued throughout the following twelve months, culminating with concluding ceremonies held during VEISHEA 2008. The collection (2004-2009, undated) includes committee minutes, correspondence, artifacts, printed materials, news clippings, posters, and...
Dates: 2004-2009, undated

Sketch Magazine records

 Record Group
Identifier: RS 22/6/0/5
Abstract

The collection contains administrative documents from the quarterly literary publication, Sketch.

Dates: 1934-2015

Thomas Cooper Evans papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 21/7/102
Abstract Thomas Cooper “Cooper” Evans (1924-2005) was a three-term Republican U.S. Representative (1981-1987) from Iowa’s third congressional district. He was also a farmer, engineer, and member of the military. Evans graduated from Iowa State University with a B.S. (1949) in mechanical engineering and a M.S. (1955) in civil engineering. He served in the United States Army Infantry (1943-1946) and in the Corps of Engineers as lieutenant colonel (1949-1965). During his time in Congress, he served on...
Dates: 1970s-2005

Thomas Franklin Vance papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 13/22/52
Scope and Content The collection (circa 1913-1960, undated) contains biographical information, reprints of published articles, and scripts for radio talks. Biographical information includes news clippings, faculty information forms, and obituaries. The reprints include published articles by Vance on topics ranging from food selections for nursery school children to the development of children in the home management houses at Iowa State. The radio scripts included in the collection...
Dates: circa 1913-1960, undated

Thomas M. Sutherland collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 21/7/150
Abstract

Tom Sutherland, an Iowa State University graduate, was a professor of animal science at Colorado State University. He was serving as Dean of Agriculture at the American University of Beirut, Lebanon, when he was kidnapped on June 9, 1985, and held in captivity for over six years. The collection contains newspaper articles covering his kidnapping, captivity, and release in 1991, and activities after his release.

Dates: 1985-2004, undated

Tomahawk. Chippewa Chapter (Iowa State University) records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 22/2/6
Abstract The Chippewa Chapter of Tomahawk was organized in 1951 at Iowa State College (University). Tomahawk was an honorary organization dedicated to providing volunteer and service opportunities to sophomore residence hall students. The United Native American Student Association (UNASA) charged Tomahawk with discrimination in 1971 for perpetuating "racial overtones." The group was renamed the ISU Couriers in 1983. This collection contains governance documents, meeting minutes, publications,...
Dates: 1956-1984, undated

Towers Residence Association papers

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 22/9/3
Scope and Content

The collection contains documents from the TRA Executive Council, the Senate, leadership conferences, and newspaper clippings. The collection includes meeting minutes, fliers and promotions used for events, photographs, bills, and Constitutions and By-laws.

Dates: 1967-2005, undated

Unification Church collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0110
Scope and Content This collection (1963-1991, undated) contains promotional materials; articles related to the Unification Church in Ames, Iowa and nationally; CAUSA International meeting and seminar materials; correspondence; instructional literature and notes; religious freedom rally memoranda, articles and other materials; and activity announcements for the Unification Community Action Program (Uni-C.A.P.). Most of the materials are related to Iowa State University/Ames, Des Moines and Iowa but the...
Dates: 1963-1991, undated

United States v. John David Provoo collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0536
Scope and Content The collection (1900-2009, undated) contains biographical information, correspondence, news clippings, photographs, and audiotapes. These materials were donated by Kenneth B. Thomson, much of them given to him by Robert B. Heer, a personal correspondent of John David Provoo. Most of the materials in the collection are related either to the Provoo family (John David and his parents and siblings) or to the trial. Biographical materials of the Provoo family include...
Dates: 1900-2009, undated

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