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Alden J. Erskine papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0085
Scope and Content The collection (1923-1977, undated) contains correspondence, reports, financial records, minutes, newspaper clippings, photographs, subject files, copies of bills, and printed materials. The bulk of the collection documents Erskine's involvement with the Izaak Walton League of America and his legislative career. Correspondents include Jay N. "Ding" Darling, Ira Gabrielson, Jack Horn, Harold E. Hughes, Hubert H. Humphrey, Carroll Lane, Frank H. Mendell, Sigurd F. Olson, Robert D. Ray, and...
Dates: 1923-1977, undated

American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. Tennessee Section records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0116
Scope and Content

This collection (1941-1979) contains records of the Tennessee Section of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. The collection is arranged by year and each annual file generally contains minutes, annual meeting programs, correspondence, financial reports, and newsletters; files containing additional materials are noted. Material related to the history of the Tennessee Section are located in folder 1/17.

Dates: 1941-1979

American Society of Agricultural Engineers Mid-Central Region records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0134
Scope and Content Folders generally include annual meeting programs, correspondence, committee assignments, list of officers and committees, membership committee reports, memos, minutes of business meetings, minutes of annual meetings, minutes of the Executive Committee of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers Mid-Central Region, newsletters, program committee activities, summary of Treasurer's annual report, various student's committee reports and materials related to the national American Society...
Dates: 1949-2001

Ames American Revolution Bicentennial Commission records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0074
Scope and Content This collection (1974-1976) contains activities and events planning materials, correspondence, financial information, a scrapbook, material related to the time capsule, the Quilt Story, Town Hall Talks Series, and minutes of commission meetings. The scrapbook mostly contains public relations material including memorandums, news clippings programs, resolutions, and event schedules and the "Quilt Story" which describes the making of the Ames Bicentennial Quilt. An extensive part of the...
Dates: 1974-1976

Bachelor Debating Society records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 22/7/0/2
Scope and Content

The collection contains a brief history and general business records of the Bachelor Debating Society. The materials include correspondence, financial records, meeting minutes, membership lists, reports, resolutions and speeches, programs, and the society’s constitution and by-laws.

Dates: 1970-1953, undated

Central Iowa Tillage Expo records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0229
Scope and Content

The collection (1981) contains the program for the expo, committee materials, correspondence, a news release and the treasurer’s report.

Dates: 1981

Charles A. Crim papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0521
Scope and Content This collection (1918-1966) contains farm records and receipts of Charles A. Crim. The collection also includes two record books noting farm expenses from the 1940s. Much of the collection is of receipts for various farm expenses, including electricity, gasoline, seed corn, tractor repairs, and miscellaneous farm supplies. The collection also contains tax information about Crim such as tax receipts and property tax assessments. Finally, the collection contains some miscellaneous farm...
Dates: 1918-1966

Cosmopolitan Club (Iowa State University) records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 22/3/2
Scope and Content The collection (1908-1992, undated) documents the club’s activities on campus, in the Ames community and nationally. The early years of the club are mainly documented by the scrapbook, memory book and event programs. The collection does not have any records from the final years of the club. The records include historical narratives, scrapbooks, financial accounts, constitutions, membership lists, brochures, posters, programs, newsletters, and yearly records produced by the club. The yearly...
Dates: 1908-1996, undated

Ethos records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 22/6/0/10
Abstract Ethos is a general interest magazine published by students at Iowa State University. It includes stories regarding campus news, local personalities, and entertainment opportunities. The publication, initially titled The Scientist, was first issued in 1947 and is supported by funding from the Iowa State University Government of the Student Body. This collection includes publication awards, board minutes, records, and news clippings. The collection also...
Dates: 1947-2013, undated

Frederick Wendell Miller papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 21/7/196
Abstract F. Wendell Miller, attorney, operated and managed his family farm operations near Rockwell City, Iowa. Wendell was also an avid traveler. Upon his death he bequeathed his estate to the University of Iowa and Iowa State University. This collection documents the operations and finances of F. Wendell Miller’s farms in incredible detail over several decades through correspondence, financial ledgers, receipts, contracts, deeds, and reports. The collection also includes materials that document...
Dates: 1885-2000, undated

George Rae papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0002
Scope and Content The George Rae papers include letters about Rae from individuals who served as character references for him, letters from Rae’s relatives in Scotland, and many family records. The collection also includes tax records, receipts, obituaries and two diaries. The correspondence contains farewell letters Rae received when he departed from Kettle Bridge, Scotland, in 1861. He received many letters of recommendation from his peers such as John Angus from King’s Kettle Young Men’s Mutual...
Dates: 1861-1907

IFYE Foundation of the USA records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0696
Abstract The IFYE Foundation of the USA, initially the International Farm Youth Exchange and later the International Four-H Youth Exchange, was founded in 1948 in order to foster increased understanding between the United States and other nations around the world. The three to six month exchange program provides 4-H alumni and other young adults interested in a rural living experience the opportunity to live with a host family in another country and take part in the family's daily activities. In 1992...
Dates: 1988-2009, undated

Iota Sigma Pi records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0321
Scope and Content Series 1, Constitution and by-laws, contains original and revised versions of the Iota Sigma Pi constitution and by-laws from 1918-1972. Series 2, History and rituals, contains the history publications of the organization and also includes revisions of the history and the revised initiation ritual. ...
Dates: 1900-2011

Iowa Small Business Development Centers records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 27/1/4
Abstract Headquartered at Iowa State University, the Iowa Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) began operations in 1982 and are comprised of more than a dozen offices spread across the state. Each regional assistance center works with nearby universities, community colleges, chambers of commerce, and other institutions to assist small business with local, national, or even international concerns. These centers offer free consulting services, training in business management, finance, and related...
Dates: 1977-2007, undated

Iowa Soybean Promotion Board records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0058
Abstract The Iowa Soybean Promotion Board (ISPB) was created to use soybean check-off funds to benefit Iowa soybean farmers through expanded soybean utilization and improved soybean profitability. The ISPB establishes programs for promotion, research, and education regarding the production, marketing, and use of soybeans and soybean products. The collection contains correspondence, check-off materials, election materials, claims, financial records, minutes, publications, research contracts, and...
Dates: 1962-1996

Iowa State University. Bomb Yearbook records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 22/6/0/6
Scope and Content

The collection contains correspondence, descriptive brochures, financial records, forms, news clippings and publicity materials.

Dates: 1892-2010, undated

Iowa State University. Center for International Finance records

 Record Group
Identifier: RS 13/9/5
Abstract The Center for International Agricultural Finance (CIAF) was founded at Iowa State University in 1990 with the purpose of helping former Soviet Union and Eastern European countries develop a modern financial system and establish legal banking systems appropriate for the global economy. The initiative was led by Neil E. Harl, Distinguished Professor of Economics at Iowa State, who served as the Center’s first director. This collection contains information regarding the agricultural finance...
Dates: 1990-2003, undated

Iowa State University Society Of Women Engineers Chapter records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 22/5/0/9
Scope and Content This collection (1975-[ongoing]) includes background information including mission statements and other material that is important in understanding the function of SWE; financial statements; correspondence which contains letters written by officers to society members, in addition to correspondence the organization received from companies; scholarship information such as applications and standards regarding some of the scholarships that SWE offers to its members; agendas and minutes from...
Dates: 1975-2011

Iowa State University. World Food Institute records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 3/4/4
Abstract The Iowa Board of Regents established the World Food Institute at Iowa State University in 1972. Its five major goals were: to analyze food and nutrition problems; to generate solutions to food and nutrition problems and to suggest means for implementation of solutions; to build competencies in people for the generation and implementation of solutions to food and nutrition problems; to collect, analyze, and disseminate information bearing on food and nutrition problems; and to study...
Dates: 1959-1993, undated

Kappa Omicron Nu. Omicron Gamma Chapter Iowa State University

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 22/5/0/22
Scope and Content This collection (1913-1982) contains meeting minutes, initiation, reports, financial reports and receipts, reports from the national conclave, membership information, the biennial Omicron Nu Magazine, and membership cards. The records also contain materials related to the the 19th Annual National Conclave was held at Iowa State University in 1953, including photographs, brochures, financial reports, and minutes from the meeting. Photographs and additional materials from other conclaves are...
Dates: 1913-1982

Midwest Plan Service records

 Record Group
Identifier: RS 9/7/4
Abstract The Midwest Plan Service (MWPS) is a publishing cooperative of twelve North Central Region land-grant universities and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Initially conceived by Iowa State University Professor Henry Giese in 1929, MWPS provides access to research conducted by its member institutions through the distribution of reports, handbooks, and structural building plans. MWPS is headquartered at Iowa State University which acts as the center for design, drafting, writing,...
Dates: 1914-2005

National Farmers Process Tax Recovery Association records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0044
Abstract The National Farmers Process Tax Recovery Association was initially founded in March 1936 in Des Moines, Iowa, as the Farmers Process Tax Recovery Association. Its purpose was to lobby for legislation to refund the Hog Process Tax, declared illegal by the Supreme Court. This collection contains correspondence, publications, newspaper clippings, minutes, speeches, financial records, and claims. Correspondents include Andrew J. Johnson, Donald Van Vleet, D. B. Gurney, Helen Holehan, Edward E....
Dates: 1927-1991

New Alchemy Institute records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0254
Scope and Content The collection (1970-1991) includes meeting minutes, financial records, correspondence, school programs, grant and other funding requests, annual reports, promotional materials, news articles, photographs, audiovisual materials, and publications. Materials in the collection document a broad range of the NAI's activities including its administrative, fundraising, promotional, programming, educational, research and publication pursuits. Materials of the Board of Directors include...
Dates: 1970-1991

Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society. Iowa State University Chapter records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 22/5/0/20
Abstract Sigma Xi was organized in 1886 to honor excellence in scientific investigation and promote research and cooperation among researchers in all fields of science and engineering. The Iowa State Chapter was established in 1920 and R. E. Buchanan was elected the first president. This collection contains records and documents including the petition for establishment, charter, by-laws, signatures of the original members and other organizational documents, correspondence, the constitution, financial...
Dates: 1920-2010

Society for the Study of Reproduction records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0196
Scope and Content The collection (1962-2004) contains records associated with the function and activities of the Society for the Study of Reproduction. Included within the collection are annual meeting information, committee records, correspondence, financial records, presidential files, and publications. The collection also includes historical information on the Society, photographs of members and events, and material related to Society-sponsored symposia and programs.The Society also produced a...
Dates: 1962-2004

Soroptimist International of Ames records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0544
Scope and Content

This collection (1939-1980, undated) contains conferences proceedings, business transactions, scrapbooks, membership information, President's reports, project records, and bylaws.

Dates: 1939-1980, undated

The Tilden Store Company records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0073
Scope and Content This collection (1919-1971, undated) contains correspondence, business evaluations, promotion data, budget records, sales records, store stationary, delivery list, list of accounts past due, original newspaper accounts of the store, blueprints, photographs, and advertisements that ran in the Ames Daily Tribune and Ames Advertiser. Plans of the store's building include blueprints of the original store and remodeling plans from 1961. Included among the photographs of the storefront and...
Dates: 1919-1971, undated

Tosten O. Berg papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0631
Scope and Content

The collection (1868-2008) includes tax receipts (1868-1914) from the Tosten O. Berg farm which was located three miles south of Estherville in Emmet County, Iowa. The papers also include genealogical information about Berg and his family.

Dates: 1868-2008

Wayne O. and Gayle Carns Burchett papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0355
Scope and Content The collection (1855-2009, undated) documents the history of the Burchett family and includes correspondence, diaries, birth records, autograph books, account books, business records (cattle, ranch and accounting), deeds, photographs, news clippings, brief histories of the century farm, wills and obituaries, genealogical records of Wayne's family, 4H record books and related records, and a description of the collection's documents by Anne Barton (Wayne and Gayle's daughter). ...
Dates: 1855-2009, undated

Women in Communications, Inc. Ames Professional Chapter (Iowa) records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0035
Scope and Content The collection (1917-1980, undated) contains minutes, correspondence, newsletters, financial records, directories, annual reports, membership information, scrapbooks, news clippings, year-end activity reports, the Ames Professional Club's charter, the Omicron Chapter's petition to organize a chapter, and a few materials from the national organization (constitution, by-laws, reports, directories, correspondence, newsletters). The collection includes materials from the Ames Professional...
Dates: 1917-1980, undated