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Ada Hayden papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/5/55
Scope and Content The Ada Hayden Papers (1864-2007) include biographical information, diplomas and certificates, illustrations, list of publications, and a small amount of general correspondence and correspondence concerning the Hayden family as well as a bibliography of early botanists. The collection also contains photographs of the Hayden Prairie, animals, plants, Ledges State Park, the Mississippi River, Hayden's family, self-portraits, prairies, and the Skunk River. In addition, the papers include...
Dates: 1864-2007, undated

Charles E. Bessey papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 13/5/11
Scope and Content

The collection (1870-1985) consists of biographical information, an inventory to the collection of Bessey’s papers at the University of Nebraska, correspondence, and information on the Charles E. Bessey Lecture. The papers also contain addresses, reports, and writings by Bessey, including "The Demands Made by Agriculture upon the Science of Botany" (1885), "Iowa Orthoptera" (1876), and "On the Distribution of the Seventeen Year Cicada" (1878).

Dates: 1870-1985

Cora Belle Keith Pierce Botanical Specimen Book

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 21/7/136
Scope and Content This collection (1875) contains one volume of botanical specimens collected by Cora Belle Keith Pierce. Pierce collected the sixty-three plant samples on or near the Iowa Agricultural College (Iowa State University) campus from April through September 1875 as a requirement for her sophomore year botany classes. Many of the samples are labeled with each plant's order, genus, species, habitat, and date collected. Some items are left unidentified. Several samples, including mosses and some...
Dates: 1875

Duane Isely papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/5/56
Abstract Duane Isely (1918-2000), a native of Arkansas, received his B.A. (1938) and M.S. (1939) from the University of Arkansas, and his Ph.D (1942) from Cornell University. He was named an Extension Associate (1944) when he began managing the Seed Laboratory at Iowa State College (University). He was also an Assistant Professor (1947-1948); Associate Professor (1949-1955) and a Professor (1956-1981) in the Department of Botany. Isely was named Distinguished Professor (1981-1989) and retired in...
Dates: 1938-2000

Erhardt Paul Sylwester papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 9/18/51
Scope and Content This collection (1936-1971, undated) contains a biographical sketch of Sylwester, his correspondence (1936-1970), Sylwester publications and manuscripts (1942-1955), clippings (1917-1977), committee files (1945-1971), agreements (1932-1960), reports and surveys (1926-1963), subject files (1898-1971), class notes (1926-1937), photographs, and sound recordings. Correspondence is primarily related to inquiries regarding weeds and plant diseases in Iowa, but also includes requests from other...
Dates: 1936-1971, undated

Frank W. George Botanical Specimen Book

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 21/7/140
Scope and Content This collection (1874) contains one volume of botanical specimens collected by Frank W. George. George collected the eighty-four plant samples on or near the Iowa Agricultural College (Iowa State University) campus from May through October 1874 as a requirement for his sophomore year botany classes. The samples are carefully labeled with each plant's order, genus, species, habitat, and date collected. The book also contains seven samples collected and pressed by...
Dates: 1874

Frederick G. Smith papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 13/5/17
Scope and Contents

This collection (1929-2014) contains materials related to Frederick G. Smith.

Dates: 1929-2014

Joseph Charles Gilman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/5/51
Scope and Content

The collection (1916-1966, undated) contains biographical materials and articles regarding fungi and other parasites. The memorial Gilman wrote for Louis Pammel is also in the collection. In addition, the papers include correspondence with Iowa State University faculty and the general public regarding his expertise with fungi.

Dates: 1916-1966, undated

Iowa State University Botany Club records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 22/5/0/31
Scope and Content

This collection (1936-1996, undated) contains information from club meetings, lectures sponsored by or related to the club, newspaper clippings, club sponsored field trips, and newsletters. There are group photographs as well as photographs and slides from various field trips. The slides also contain images of different plant life observed on field trips. Most of the slides were created by George Knaphus, a professor of Botany at Iowa State and longtime advisor to the club.

Dates: 1936-1996, undated

Iowa State University. Department of Botany records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/5
Abstract The Department of Botany was established at Iowa State in 1870 with Charles E. Bessey serving as head. The first graduate degree issued by Iowa State was received by botany student J.C. Arthur in 1877. The Department of Botany also holds the distinction of graduating Iowa State's first Ph.D. student, Leslie Kenoyer in 1916, and first female Ph.D. student, Ada Hayden in 1918. In 2003, the Department of Botany was merged with the departments of Animal Ecology and Zoology and Genetics to form...
Dates: 1886-2014, undated

Jack Robb Wallin papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/5/59
Scope and Content

This collection contains mainly research and publications of Jack R. Wallin.

Dates: 1915-2000

John M. Aikman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/5/52
Scope and Contents

This collection (1911-1979, undated) contains materials related to various projects, courses, seminars, colleges and associations which relates to Dr. John M. Aikman.

Dates: 1911-1979, undated

L. H. (Lois Hattery) Tiffany papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 13/5/20
Scope and Content The collection (1940-2010, undated) contains Tiffany's professional papers. Starting with her own course notes and dissertation research, the collection spans her entire professional career. The collection contains field notes, conference proceedings, academic writings, departmental committee minutes, and many notes and photographs used in her teaching career. The papers also include notes from Tiffany's many professional organizations, records from her long tenure...
Dates: 1940-2010, undated

Wilbur N. Hunt Botanical Specimen Book

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 21/7/142
Scope and Content

This collection (1875) contains one volume of botanical specimens collected by Wilbur N. Hunt. Hunt collected the fifty-two plant samples on or near the Iowa Agricultural College (Iowa State University) campus from April through June 1875, mostly likely as a requirement for his sophomore year botany class. Each sample is carefully labeled with the plant's order, genus, species, habitat, and date collected. Six unidentified specimens can be found in the book following the labeled samples.

Dates: 1875

William A. Weber papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 21/7/173
Scope and Contents

This collection contains William A. Weber's Vitae and reminiscene of Iowa State University, as well as correspondence.

Dates: 1999-2004