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Agricultural Property Rights Association records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0415
Scope and Content

This collection (1972-1981, undated) includes correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, news clippings, and U.S. Department of the Interior reports and maps. The collection documents the organization's efforts for close to a decade.

Dates: 1972-1981, undated

August Beck papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 21/7/127
Scope and Content

The collection contains course notes and papers from a former Iowa State student. Documents describe courses in animal husbandry, agricultural engineering, horticulture, farm management, and woodshop.

Dates: 1914-1917, undated

Austin Robert Koch papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 21/7/214
Abstract Austin Robert (Bob) Koch (1915-2008) was born near Ida Grove, Iowa. A. Robert Koch received his B.S. (1940) in agronomy from Iowa State College (University). He later worked for the United States Department of Agriculture for 33 years in various supervisory positions within the Farm Security Administration, later known as the Farmers Home Administration. This collection contains biographical information, college coursework, photographs, and class reunion materials for the Iowa State class of...
Dates: 1936-2008, undated

Carlson Family Glass Plate Negatives collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0586
Scope and Content

This collection (circa 1900) contains eighteen 4x5 silver gelatin glass plate negatives and five 5x7 silver gelatin prints (circa 1900). The images depict life on the prairie, including group scenes. Of special interest are several unidentified shots of ships, docks and factories.

Dates: circa 1900

Celestia Lee Barker papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0246
Scope and Content

The main focus of this collection is Celestia Lee Barker's journal, which she began in 1863 at the age of 17. She wrote consistently in the journal from 1863 to 1866, documenting the events of her daily life. There are only occasional entries after 1866. These later entries, written on birthdays or anniversaries, relate to the Barker's marriage and family.

Dates: 1860-1987, 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

Cherokee County Farm Bureau (Iowa) records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0093
Scope and Content

The collection (1918-1962) contains minutes of the Annual Cherokee County Farm Bureau meetings as well as financial statements of the Bureau and minutes of the Board of Directors of the Bureau. The collection also contains meeting minutes of the Cherokee County Farm Bureau, Cherokee County Farm Bureau Exchange, and the Cherokee County Farm Bureau Supply Company on microfilm.

Dates: 1918-1962

Chester F. Randolph papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/146
Abstract Chet Randolph was a farm broadcaster, the first Executive Director of Living History Farms in Urbandale, Iowa, and served as the Executive Vice President and Director of Overseas Market Development for the American Soybean Association. This collection contains materials related to Randolph’s personal life and professional career, including correspondence, family genealogical information, records related to his work for the American Soybean Association, files on farm marketing roundtables he...
Dates: 1856-2002, undated

C.J. (Dutch) Gross Soybean photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0230
Scope and Content

This collection (1929) contains five soybean photographs, which include horses with the harvesting equipment, harvesting equipment in the field, and the soybean field on the Floyd Mahanay farm south of Jefferson, Iowa.

Dates: 1929

David William Staniforth papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 9/18/52
Scope and Content The Staniforth Papers include biographical materials; correspondence - personal and professional; North Central Weed Control Society materials, records, minutes, committee reports; Weed Science Society correspondence and conference materials; Lecture and seminar papers; Research data, field books, reports, analysis and summaries; Abstracts; Reprints and manuscripts; Development Advisory Team training manual. Correspondence is largely professional and pertains to soybeans, corn, herbicides,...
Dates: 1947-2008, undated

Dean Richard Yoesting papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 9/14/71
Scope and Content

The collection (1967-1976, undated) contains biographical information and published works. The publications focus on Yoesting's research on outdoor recreational facilities and activities in Iowa and the Midwest.

Dates: 1967-1976, undated

Dennis Keeney papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 9/1/5/11
Abstract

This collection focuses on Dennis Keeney’s work as the first director of the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture. It also includes some of his published works, involvement in professional societies, and documentation of his transfer from University of Wisconsin to Iowa State University.

Dates: 1952-2013, undated

Descartes Pascal papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0091
Scope and Content The collection (1890-1937, undated) includes a scrapbook of newspaper clippings, pamphlets, and memorabilia related to Pascal's achievements in corn breeding, and corn breeding in Iowa generally. Also included are 180 glass plate negatives and two tintypes made by Pascal, documenting rural Iowa from the 1890s through the 1910s. Included are family portraits (interior and exterior), family groups, school children, men and women with guns, acrobats, tight rope walkers, several people...
Dates: 1890-1937, undated

E. Howard Hill papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 21/7/44
Scope and Content The E. Howard Hill Papers (1923-2001, undated) contain biographical information, correspondence, approximately 400 speech manuscripts, files on the history and activities of the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation, files relating to agricultural missions to South America (1962) and Eastern Asia (1963), clippings, and photographs. The bulk of the material is Hill’s correspondence as President of the Iowa Farm Bureau. Letters of interest include those from Secretaries of Agriculture Charles F. Brannan...
Dates: 1923-2001, undated

Eastern Iowa Veterinary Association records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0416
Scope and Content

This collection consists of membership applications, rosters, and ledgers of the EIVA from 1930 to 1977, notably records from spring and fall meetings from 1975 to 1977. Also included is correspondence within the EIVA from 1965 to 1966.

Dates: 1930-1977

Edmund Groomes papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0054
Scope and Content The collection (1938-1975, undated) contains biographical information, correspondence, radio scripts, speeches, a film, printed materials, publications, and photographs. The collection includes materials related to Groomes' farming activities and his involvement in the Iowa Association of School Boards and the Iowa Council for Better Education. Personal records documenting Groomes' nonprofessional activities and interests include a genealogy, photographs, correspondence, biographical...
Dates: 1938-1975, undated

Ernest W. Lindstrom papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 9/15/11
Scope and Content

This collection (1917-1965, undated) contains biographical information, general correspondence, correspondence regarding a maize (corn) museum, research notebooks, corn embryo longevity research data and summaries, and published as well as unpublished writings. Writings are available individually or collected in two bound volumes located in the collection.

Dates: 1917-1965, undated

Gamma Sigma Delta. Iowa Beta Chapter (Iowa State University) records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 22/2/2
Scope and Content

This collection contains banquet programs, initiation and award pamphlets, publications, yearly reports, constitutions and by-laws, news clippings, and booklets on the history of Gamma Sigma Delta.

Dates: 1916-2011, undated

Garst and Thomas Hybrid Corn Company records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0173
Scope and Content

The collection (1933-1973, undated) contains claims, correspondence, reports, invoices, audits and other business records. This voluminous collection also includes correspondence with banking institutions, related companies, and customers, in addition to insurance correspondence, reports and advertising samples and illustrations. These records provide a wide-ranging view of a major agricultural firm in the twentieth century

Dates: 1933-1973, undated

David Garst papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0590
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the professional papers of David Garst. Types of materials include reports, clippings, correspondence, publications, brochures, slides, scrapbooks, and catalogs.

Dates: 1913-1993

Garst Family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0579
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs, as well as drawings, scrapbooks, and some correspondence of the immediate and extended families of Roswell and Elizabeth Garst. Series 1 (circa 1890s-2006, undated) consists of photographs of Roswell and Elizabeth, their children, Jane, Stephen, David, Antonia, and Mary, and grandchildren.Series 2 (circa 1860s-2006, undated) includes photographs of Roswell and Elizabeth’s parents, grandparents, uncles, aunts, cousins, and other...
Dates: circa 1860s-2012

George and Sewell Allen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0081
Scope and Content The collection (1910-1972) contains legal documents, correspondence, maps and printed matter. Much of the collection deals with farm foreclosures during the Great Depression and complicated legal matters arising from drainage problems in Woodbury, Harrison, and Monona Counties in Iowa. As background to the drainage cases, it should be noted that the problems of flooding and drainage in the Little Sioux River Valley go back many years. The Monona-Harrison Drainage...
Dates: 1910-1972

George J. Ormsby papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0109
Scope and Content The collection (1911-1965, undated) contains material collected by George J. Ormsby relating to the Cow War in eastern Iowa and the Farmers' Holiday Movement. The collection also contains a scrapbook in which Ormsby collected editorials written by Des Moines Register editor Harvey Ingham. The material relating to the Cow War and the Farmers' Holiday Movement consists mainly of newspaper clippings, but also includes correspondence, petitions, and printed...
Dates: 1911-1965, undated

George Wormley scrapbooks

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/123
Scope and Content

The collection contains scrapbooks compiled by George Wormley consisting of articles published in the Farm Journal magazine 1950-1972 and loose subject related publications and articles dated between 1973 and 1984.

Dates: 1950-1984

Gerald A. Lineweaver papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 16/3/7/51
Scope and Content The collection (1935-1997, undated) includes biographical information, correspondence, new clippings, photographs, and publications. Biographical information includes news clippings, press releases, brief biographies, and memorials. The correspondence is mostly general correspondence related to the Iowa 4-H Foundation. The collection also contains the contents of two notebooks compiled by Lineweaver. The first one contains inspirational materials regarding 4-H, citizenship, leadership, and...
Dates: 1935-1997, undated

Harold D. Hughes papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 9/9/52
Scope and Content This collection (1916-1971) is comprised of biographical materials, correspondence, newspaper clippings, published works, writings, radio talks, and photographs. The biographical materials include essays, tributes, speech manuscripts, ISU personnel information, and press releases. The correspondence concerns crop research being conducted at other universities' experiment stations and seed farms. Published works in the papers are by Hughes and some of his...
Dates: 1916-1971

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

Henry Herbert Kildee papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 9/1/13
Abstract Henry H. Kildee graduated from Iowa State College (University) with a bachelor of science degree (1908) and a master of science degree (1917). Kildee served as instructor and faculty in the Animal Husbandry Department from 1909-1916. In 1916 he left Iowa State, but later returned as Head of the Department of Animal Husbandry (1918-1935). Before retiring from administrative duties in 1949, Kildee also served as Vice Dean of the Division of Agriculture, Dean of Agriculture, and Director of the...
Dates: 1913-1973, undated

Herbert Plambeck papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/42
Scope and Content This collection (1920-2001) contains correspondence, addresses and speeches to various farming organizations, newspaper clippings, printed materials, photographs, slides, programs, reports, slide shows, international slides, audiotapes, and several radio, T.V., and film scripts, public safety announcements. It also contains records documenting Plambeck’s USDA appointment, the National Farm Institute, the Iowa Farm Safety Council, and “Spotlight on Agriculture” newspaper series. ...
Dates: 1920-2001, undated

Herbert Whittier Pike papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 16/3/53
Scope and Content The collection (1920-1984, undated) contains biographical information, correspondence, personal business records, clippings, government documents, and photographs. The bulk of the collection is related to Pike's 1955 trip to the U.S.S.R., including souvenir books, periodicals, scrapbooks, clippings, and photographs. Notebooks contain material related to Pike's undergraduate work, military training on artillery, and professional career. Sporadic information on Pike's land assessment work...
Dates: 1920-1984, undated

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