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Benjamin Richard Ullem papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0234
Scope and Content This collection (1907-1980) contains a letter regarding family history, a newspaper clipping and an agricultural log book. The letter was written by Ullem’s son, Ben F. Ullem, in 1980 and provides details about Ullem family history. The clipping is from the Chariton Leader (October 3, 1907) and contains "The First Settlers," authored by Thomas Brandon (father of Laura Brandon Ullem). The commercially prepared log book,...
Dates: 1907-1927, 1980

Bess and Fred E. Ferguson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/13/52
Abstract Elizabeth "Bess" Storm Ferguson, a 1921 graduate of Iowa State, was a homemaker and journalist. Her husband, Fred, who was a 1922 graduate of Iowa State, was Publications Editor (1924-1953) for Iowa State College (University) and the Iowa Agricultural Experiment Station. This collection includes the papers of both Bess and Fred Ferguson and contains biographical information, personal and professional correspondence, professional writings, and farm records. Bess's professional works focus...
Dates: 1887-1986, undated

Charles K. Hamilton papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0163
Scope and Content

This collection (1830-1925, undated) contains legal documents, real estate tax bills, household expenses, promissory notes and a ledger dealing with a farm sale.

Dates: 1830-1932, undated

Deane C. and Marion A. Gunderson Family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/8/11
Abstract Deane C. (1918-2010) and Marion Abbott (1919-2004) Gunderson lived on a farm near Rolfe in Pocahontas County, Iowa, for nearly six decades. Deane, a farmer and engineer by training, and Marion, a homemaker and librarian, both attended Iowa State College (University) during the late 1930s. They were active supporters of Iowa State's academic programs and devoted fans of Cyclone athletics throughout their lifetimes. The collection contains photograph albums, loose photographs, and genealogical...
Dates: 1877-2013, undated

Hill Family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/8/5
Scope and Content This collection (1847-2008, undated) consists of letters of the Hill Family between parents, siblings, other family members, and family friends. Also included is an inventory of the letters between Rhoda and her son Slocum, the letters between Slocum and his siblings, and business and miscellaneous correspondence. The letters between Rhoda A. Hill and her children Slocum, Lizzie, Jennie, and Edwin discuss crops, social events, family visits, and the family's well being. The...
Dates: 1847-2015, undated

Holten Family Century Farm records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0086
Scope and Content

The collection contains records and reports to Holten regarding the management of her farm by the Farmers National Company.

Dates: 1936-1942

Jesse Negus papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0124
Scope and Content This collection (1860-1939, undated) includes a photocopy of Jesse Negus’ journal, an abstract of title for Jesse and Rachel’s land, and a biographical letter about Jesse Negus from Mrs. Lloyd Henderson (Jesse’s granddaughter). In the journal Jesse Negus recorded his daily activities, including his work on the farm. Most of the entries are very brief summaries of the day's activities. The journal begins in August 1860 when he and his wife moved into their own new house, and ends in1902 with...
Dates: 1860-1939, undated

John Thomas Winborn and Winborn family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0190
Scope and Content This collection (1909-1985) includes farm and business records and two manuscripts written by members of the Winborn family. The majority of the farm records are J. T. Winborn’s ledgers from the time he began farming in 1909 until 1938, when he formed a partnership with his four older children (Everett, Lucille, Milton, and Walter). Records are kept in cloth bound books and are mostly handwritten, but also include some original receipts from transactions such as feed...
Dates: 1909-1985

Joseph W. Ludwig papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0311
Scope and Content

This collection (1939-1987, undated) contains the record books of Joseph Ludwig. Each record book is dated and contains feed checks, receipts, and livestock inventories, lists of expenditures, crop records, and yearly summaries of expenditures, receipts, and net income by the Ludwig farm. Also included is biographical information about the Ludwig farm in the form of a news clipping and photographs of the farm, Joseph Ludwig, and his sister Agnes Ludwig.

Dates: 1939-1987, undated

Marilyn Fedelchak papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0685
Abstract Marilyn Fedelchak (later Marilyn Fedelchak-Harley) was a family farmer (1976-1981) in Churdan, Iowa, with her husband George Naylor. Fedelchak-Harley was involved in many movements to improve conditions for small-towns and family farms. She also served as a representative for the Iowa Farmers Association, trying to find solutions for the debt that family-farmers were accruing in the Midwest and promoting legislation that favored farmers over non-farmers. This collection includes publications...
Dates: 1937-1991, undated

Meade Family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0565
Abstract The Meade family farmed in Iowa for many years beginning with John Meade in the 1860s. Earl and Mary Ball farmed a portion of this early Meade family acreage beginning in the 1960s. The collection contains interviews of Ralph Meade (audio cassette tapes, transcripts), journals, family histories, record books, and a notebook. Most of the material relates to Ralph and Magdalen Meade but also includes material from Norbert Meade, Mary Meade Ball and Earl Ball. The materials all document various...
Dates: 1924-1987, undated

Rudolf E. Schipull papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0176
Scope and Content This collection (1918-1987, undated) contains Schipull's farm records including inventory records, financial records, a cattle breeding journal, and records related to the cooperatives with which he was involved including pamphlets, brochures, news clippings, memoranda, correspondence and minutes. The inventory records are in cloth and paper bound journals from 1918-1982, and are separated by year. There are additional inventory and financial records covering the years 1919-1920...
Dates: 1918-1987, 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

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

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