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Adams Family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0010
Scope and Content The Adams Family Papers (1618-2008, undated) contains correspondence, writings, diaries, newspaper clippings, the family bible and biographical materials. The biographical materials include newspaper clippings, journals, and diaries of the family members. The first section features the correspondence of Reverend Samuel Newbury, Mary Sergeant Newbury, Thomas J. Newbury, Mary Newbury Adams, and Austin Adams. The letters of Mary Newbury Adams feature her experiences at...
Dates: 1618-2008, undated

Elizabeth Ellis Hoyt papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 13/9/51
Scope and Content Collection (1884-2009) contains the papers of Elizabeth Ellis Hoyt. The collection includes a variety of material including post cards, photographs, newsclippings, personal diaries (1907-1918), published and unpublished manuscripts (1953,1964,n.d.) poetry (1905-1965), materials related to special projects such as African libraries and American Indian affairs (1950-1979), business correspondence (1932-1980), and personal correspondence (1933-1979). Much of the material relates to her concern...
Dates: 1884-2009

George Fink Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/37
Scope and Content Series 1, Personal Memorabilia (1923-1971, undated), contains yearbooks, high school papers and diploma, college souvenirs and diplomas, as well as photographs and news paper clippings, Fink’s income tax returns, vacation memorabilia, employment prospects and applications with Sylvania Electric, and Fink’s personal diary. Series 2, Correspondence (1932-1958, undated), contains personal correspondence between...
Dates: 1923-1971, undated

George Rae papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0002
Scope and Content The George Rae papers include letters about Rae from individuals who served as character references for him, letters from Rae’s relatives in Scotland, and many family records. The collection also includes tax records, receipts, obituaries and two diaries. The correspondence contains farewell letters Rae received when he departed from Kettle Bridge, Scotland, in 1861. He received many letters of recommendation from his peers such as John Angus from King’s Kettle Young Men’s Mutual...
Dates: 1861-1907

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

Jesse Samuel Dancey papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0023
Scope and Content This collection (1870-1985, undated) contains biographical materials, newspaper clippings, letters, diaries and journals, sermons, articles, unpublished manuscripts, his master's thesis, notebooks, credentials, and photographs. Events covered include various ministries, a diary of when he was a student at Boston Theological Seminary (1899-1901), World War I letters and diaries (when he served as a Red Cross Chaplain), and journals of a 1922 European tour. Dancey's writings reveal spiritual...
Dates: 1870-1985, undated

McCall Family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0001
Scope and Content

This collection (1816-1929, undated) documents the McCall family, their business activities, and T. C. McCall's Civil War service. The collection includes biographical information, correspondence, diaries, legal documents, business records, army records, school papers and reports, news clippings, certificates, printed material, photographs, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1816-1929, undated

Robert E. Lewis papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 9/12/51
Abstract Entomologist Robert E. Lewis was a Professor (1967-1996) in the Department of Entomology at Iowa State University. Lewis, a graduate of Earlham College and the University of Illinois, became an expert on the systematics, taxonomy, and phylogeny of the order Siphonaptera, commonly known as fleas. This collection primarily consists of professional correspondence, but also contains biographical information, news clippings, and a journal documenting Lewis' research trip to Afghanistan in...
Dates: 1917-2009

Van Zandt Family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0213
Abstract The Van Zandt Family papers document the lives and activities of the Van Zandt family of Agency, Iowa. The primary focus of the collection is on Henry C. Van Zandt and his descendants. Born in North Carolina in 1816, Henry and his family moved to Agency, Iowa, in 1848. The collection contains primarily family correspondence, but also includes family photographs, legal correspondence, account ledgers, and diaries. Some of Henry's business correspondence is included and letters from his...
Dates: 1838-1990, undated

Wayne O. and Gayle Carns Burchett papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0355
Scope and Content The collection (1855-2009, undated) documents the history of the Burchett family and includes correspondence, diaries, birth records, autograph books, account books, business records (cattle, ranch and accounting), deeds, photographs, news clippings, brief histories of the century farm, wills and obituaries, genealogical records of Wayne's family, 4H record books and related records, and a description of the collection's documents by Anne Barton (Wayne and Gayle's daughter). ...
Dates: 1855-2009, undated