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Berkley Bedell papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 21/7/29
Abstract Berkley Warren Bedell, a native of Spirit Lake, Iowa, was a six-time Democratic Congressman (1975-1987) from Iowa's sixth district. Bedell attended Iowa State University briefly (1940-1942) before joining the United States Army (1942-1945) where he served as first lieutenant and flight trainer. In 1945, he returned to Spirit Lake and started Berkley and Company, an international fishing equipment business. In Congress, Bedell's interests included agriculture, commerce, and foreign relations....
Dates: circa 1960s-1986

Bernard Collins papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 21/7/60
Abstract Frank Bernard Collins was a farmer and pork producer near Clarion, Iowa. He served as President of the Iowa Pork Producers Association and was the first Chairman of the board governing the Iowa boar testing station. Collins was a supporter of the pork check-off program. This collection contains correspondence, published articles, speeches, newspaper clippings, and programs related to the work of F. Bernard Collins. Most of the materials document Collins’ career working in and advocating for...
Dates: 1944-1970, undated

Bernard Mahler Timberg oral history

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/215
Scope and Content The collection (1968-2006, undated) contains coursework and materials from Timberg's Master of Science thesis at Iowa State University and audio recordings of oral history interviews conducted by Timberg during his time at Iowa State. Included in the tapes are the original recordings identified and indexed in the appendix of his thesis. Timberg gathered oral histories from a variety of Iowans including Jack Shelley, Albert Parks Butts, Mabel Bartenhagen, Abe Mezvinsky, Lewis Morris, Jack...
Dates: 1968-2006, undated

Bernice K. Watt papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0271
Scope and Content The collection (1910-1984) contains documents from Watt’s career as a food nutritionist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. She spent her entire professional life working for the USDA and published over seventy journal articles that evaluate the nutritional context of over 3,000 foods. The data from her research are used as a standard of reference in not only the United States, but many areas of the world. Watt’s dedication to science is proven by the number of the field’s top awards she...
Dates: 1910-1984

Bertrand R. Adams papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0255
Scope and Content This collection (1927-2007, undated) contains artwork and correspondence of Bertrand R. Adams. The artwork includes pencil and ink drawings, sketches, and a cartoon drawing for a mural that was never completed. The collection also includes a number of illustrations completed during high school and for the art correspondence course he took in the 1920s. Other artwork includes Christmas cards created by Adams and his wife, Mary Adams (a well-known artist in the community), along with some of...
Dates: 1927-2007, undated

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

Bessie Gerstenberger papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/106
Scope and Content This collection (1936-2001, undated) contains materials that document Gerstenberger’s education, teaching, and her involvement in physical education for the handicapped, Senior Health Insurance Information Program, Leisurecraft and Counseling Camp, and Toastmasters International. The papers include reports, course materials, correspondence, and speeches. The collection also contains drafts and notes for Gerstenberger’s doctoral dissertation entitled, A Study of...
Dates: 1936-2001, undated

Betty Lou Varnum papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 5/6/53
Abstract Betty Lou Varnum was a TV personality at WOI-TV in central Iowa. She began her career in 1954 as host of a program for children, "The Magic Window." She also hosted other WOI-TV programs "Dimension 5," "Status 6," and "Stringer’s Newscast." Varnum was an announcer for a number of televised VEISHEA parades at Iowa State University and Iowa State Fair parades in Des Moines, Iowa. She retired from WOI-TV in 1994. This collection contains biographical information, correspondence, program notes,...
Dates: 1955-1993, undated

Beverly J. Crabtree papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 12/1/17
Scope and Content

This collection (1977-2002) contains biographical sketches and newspaper clippings on Crabtree along with a number of articles and speeches presented by Dean Crabtree for Iowa State University’s College of Family and Consumer Sciences. The speeches and articles mostly focus on the future of the family and consumer sciences curriculum and home economics educators as well as career opportunities for graduates of the college.

Dates: 1977-2002

Big Bluestem Audubon Society records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0592
Abstract The Ames Audubon Society, which is affiliated with the National Audubon Society, was established on June 1, 1968. In March 1982 the organization's name was changed to the Big Bluestem Audubon Society. The objectives of the society are to enjoy and study wildlife, plants and the many other facets of nature in order to gain a broader understanding and a deeper appreciation of our environment and to encourage others to do likewise; and to engage in educational and similar activities, such a...
Dates: 1959-2017

Black Hawk County (Iowa) Association of Cooperatives records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0191
Scope and Content

The collection (1952-1976) contains newspaper articles and minute books. The minute books contain minutes of annual meetings and board meetings, as well as reports of receipts and expenses.

Dates: 1952-1976

Black Student Alliance records

 Record Group
Identifier: RS 22/3/5
Dates: 2018-2019

Block Family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0208
Scope and Content This collection (1899-1930s, undated) includes a photograph album and some basic information on the relatives of Otto and Lottie (Kelling) Block. Portraits of family members included in the album are: John Kelling and his wife (parents of Lottie M. Kelling); Claus and Metta Block (parents of Otto Block); Otto and his brothers, Claus and Frank; George, John, and Jim Kelling (probably brothers of Lottie); Jim Block (Lottie’s brother) with his wife, Mabel, and their child. Many other portraits...
Dates: 1899-1930s, undated

J. Artie Browning papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 9/18/54
Dates: 1971-1989, undated

Wesley Fisher and Mary Jagger Buchele papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 9/7/52
Abstract Wesley Fisher Buchele was born March 18, 1920, in Cedar Vale, Kansas. He received his formal education in agricultural engineering from Kansas State University, the University of Arkansas, and Iowa State University. Buchele was a Professor (1963-1989) of agricultural engineering at Iowa State. Buchele originated several agricultural safety courses, the first of their kind in the country, and is a renowned farm safety expert. He also developed several patents, including one for the large...
Dates: 1887-2012, undated

Burrell Franklin Ruth papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 11/4/52
Abstract Burrell Franklin Ruth was a chemical engineering professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Iowa State University. In addition to his work as a professor, Ruth was associated with the Ames Laboratory of the Atomic Energy Commission as a Senior Chemical Engineer. His collection includes his research, notes, calculations, publications, speeches, and writings. His research included work on the fundamentals of filtration, flow of fluids through porous media, humidification, mechanism...
Dates: 1925-2005, undated

Bushrod W. Allin papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0011
Scope and Content This collection (1932-1968, undated) consists principally of Allin's writings, including articles, reports, book reviews, addresses, speeches, and lectures. The bulk of these materials document the economics of U.S. agricultural policy and practice, including analyses of land-use practices, forecasts of future economic conditions, and reports on employment opportunities. The collection also contains biographical information, correspondence, Congressional testimony, and writings by others on...
Dates: 1932-1968, undated

Byron Bird papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 21/7/199
Scope and Contents

This collection contains biographical information, correspondence, and photographs related to Byron Bird's time at Iowa State University and his son, Byron Bird, Jr.

Dates: 1907-2008, undated

Campus Memories and Memorabilia

 Record Group
Identifier: RS 0/17
Scope and Content

This record group consists of materials gathered by subject, rather than by donor. These groupings were decided upon by the archivists in the Special Collections and University Archives department. The collection contains correspondence, articles, artifacts, and audiovisual materials relating to the history of Iowa State University and the student experience.



For artifacts included in this collection, see the series descriptive notes.

Dates: 1870-2021, undated

Carl A. Bluedorn papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 21/7/184
Scope and Content

This collection (1927-2005, undated) contains news clippings and photographs from a scrapbook compiled by Bluedorn while in college. The scrapbook photographs contain images of Bluedorn, Iowa State campus scenes, and other students. The images also depict scenes from Camp Marston, ISU’s Department of Civil Engineering Surveying Summer Camp. The news clippings document his professional and philanthropic achievements.

Dates: 1927-2005, undated

Carl C. Malone papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/9/65
Scope and Content

This collection (1959-1999, undated) contains addresses, biographical information, correspondence, Intensive Agricultural Development Program (IADP) reports, manuscripts, maps, notes, notebooks, annual meeting programs, reference files, and transparencies. The majority of the collection documents Malone's work with the Ford Foundation in India.

Dates: 1959-1999, undated

Carl E. Ekberg, Jr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 11/5/14
Abstract Carl E. Ekberg, Jr. was Professor (1959-1988) and Head (1959-1985) of the Department of Civil Engineering at Iowa State University. He conducted research on prestressed concrete structures for highway and railway bridges and was involved with research on steel deck reinforced concrete floors. This collection includes biographical information, correspondence, meeting materials, news clippings, publications, and reports. The collection also contains documents related to many of the...
Dates: 1956-2007, undated

Carl J. Goebel papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 9/14/56
Scope and Content

This collection (1961-1966) contains biographical information, correspondence, and research papers relating to the work of Carl Goebel. The correspondence is mostly from the time after Goebel worked at Iowa State regarding a manuscript that was being proof-read by Gordon Gatherum. The research materials focused on herbicides and rodent repellant and include written analysis, numerical data and photographs.

Dates: 1961-1966

Carl Laurel Telleen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/74
Abstract Carl L. Telleen received his B.S. (1937) and his D.V.M. (1939) from Iowa State College (University). Telleen became a meat inspector for the Food Safety Inspection Service of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and developed a concern with regulations in the meat industry allowing contaminated produce to pass with sold product. Telleen advocated for better safety in the meat industry and fought with the USDA for such. This collection includes correspondence, news clippings,...
Dates: 1979-1986, undated

Carl Olson Jr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/112
Abstract

Carl Olson, Jr., was a veterinary pathologist and pioneer in cancer research. Olson taught at the University of Nebraska—Lincoln where he served as the Head of the Veterinary Pathology Department and also taught at the University of Wisconsin until his retirement in 1981. The collection (1900-1987) consists of class notebooks that document his course studies as a Veterinary Medicine student at Iowa State College (University).

Dates: 1900-1987, undated; bulk 1927-1931

Carl W. Mize papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 9/14/58
Abstract Carl W. Mize is Professor Emeritus of Forestry in the Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management. His research interests include forest growth and yield, modeling the effect of agricultural field shelterbelts on crop production, and forest biometry. The collection contains biographical information and copies of Mize's papers. The papers include research on hardwood tree species, tropical tree species, street-tree species, fungi research, and the effects of tree shelterbelts on...
Dates: 1977-2007, undated

Carl Z. Paysen papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 21/7/166
Scope and Content This collection (1934-1938, undated) contains reports and resource material, ink and pencil sketches by Paysen, and a paper written by Paysen. This material appears to have been accumulated by Peysen during his time as a student at Iowa State. The reports and resource material document specifications and practices for landscape design used by the National Park Service, the Bureau of Public Roads, and the American Association of State Highway Officials in the mid-1930s. Additional materials...
Dates: 1934-1938, undated

Bille C. Carlson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/14/58
Dates: 1924-2012

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

Carolina Cruz-Neira papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 18/5/51
Scope and Content

This collection contains Dr. Cruz-Neira’s biographical information, and proposals.

Dates: 1994-1997

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