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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

Elizabeth Ellis Hoyt papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 13/9/51
Scope and Content Collection (1884-2009) contains the papers of Elizabeth Ellis Hoyt. The collection includes a variety of material including post cards, photographs, newsclippings, personal diaries (1907-1918), published and unpublished manuscripts (1953,1964,n.d.) poetry (1905-1965), materials related to special projects such as African libraries and American Indian affairs (1950-1979), business correspondence (1932-1980), and personal correspondence (1933-1979). Much of the material relates to her concern...
Dates: 1884-2009

Iowa Crop Improvement Association records

 Record Group
Identifier: RS 9/9/3
Scope and Content This collection (1902-2009) consists of records related to the Iowa Crop Improvement Association and all previous incarnations of the organization. The materials include annual reports of the Iowa Agricultural Experiment Association, certified seed directories, Iowa corn yield test records, news articles related to crop research, and programs and photographs of corn and grain shows. The collection also contains a collection of certified seed tags from seed producers primarily in the United...
Dates: 1902-2009

John C. Baker papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0546
Abstract Farm broadcaster and author. John C. Baker (1909-1999) received his B.S. (1930) in agriculture from Purdue University. He began farm broadcasting at Purdue in 1930-1931 and continued in the field in Massachusetts, Chicago, and in the radio service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The collection contains farm radio directories, news clippings, correspondence, scripts of slide presentations, speeches, and materials assembled for his book, Farm Broadcasting: The...
Dates: 1921-1980, undated

Paul J. Hermann papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 11/3/53
Abstract Paul J. Hermann (1923-2015) was a professor of aerospace engineering at Iowa State University from 1961 until 1993. His research interests included computer applications, flight control systems, and aircraft stability and control. He was recognized as a popular student advisor throughout his tenure. This collection documents Hermann's career as an engineer at the Goodyear Aircraft Corporation and as an engineering educator at Iowa State University through biographical information, course...
Dates: 1947-2015, undated

Richard K. Seim papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/193
Abstract Editor and agricultural journalist. Richard K. Seim graduated from Iowa State College (University) in 1956 with a degree in agricultural journalism. Following graduation, Seim took a job with the Extension Information Service at Iowa State. In 1958, he accepted an editorial position with Wallace's Farmer magazine in Des Moines. The following year he was hired by Farm Journal magazine as the Midwest Regional Editor, a position...
Dates: 1951-1992, undated

Richard W. Beckman Family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/13/51
Abstract Richard W. Beckman spent several years as a newspaper reporter and magazine editor before working at Iowa State College (University) as Assistant Professor (1931-1942) of engineering journalism. During the mid-1940s, Beckman served for nearly two years in Tientsin, China, as a member of the Office of War Information staff. In 1948, he resigned from Iowa State to help his father manage the Knoxville Journal. Fred Beckman, Richard's father, served as professor...
Dates: 1870-1969

Thomas Cooper Evans papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 21/7/102
Abstract Thomas Cooper “Cooper” Evans (1924-2005) was a three-term Republican U.S. Representative (1981-1987) from Iowa’s third congressional district. He was also a farmer, engineer, and member of the military. Evans graduated from Iowa State University with a B.S. (1949) in mechanical engineering and a M.S. (1955) in civil engineering. He served in the United States Army Infantry (1943-1946) and in the Corps of Engineers as lieutenant colonel (1949-1965). During his time in Congress, he served on...
Dates: 1970s-2005