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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

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

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

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

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