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90th Anniversary Celebration Committee, Iowa State University records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 0/11/5
Abstract On March 22, 1948, the Iowa State College (University) sponsored a celebration to mark the 90th anniversary of the date when the act establishing a state agricultural college became law in Iowa. The 90th Anniversary Celebration Committee was formed to organize the festivities that included a luncheon, symposium, open houses, and a dinner. This collection contains the records of the 90th Anniversary Celebration Committee, materials related to the day’s activities, and an address by President...
Dates: 1947-1948

520 First Association records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0504
Scope and Content This collection (1973-1975, undated) includes correspondence, news articles, memorandums, meeting agendas and a slideshow script. Most of the correspondence is between members of the 520 First Association and members of the Iowa State Highway Commission, the governor (Robert D. Ray), and with each other about their campaign to commence building of Highway 520 in Iowa. A letter written to Iowa State Highway Commission by Donald B. Grau, president of the 520 First Association includes...
Dates: 1973-1975, undated

1000 Friends of Iowa: Citizens United for Responsible Land Use records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0612
Scope and Content

The collection (1992-2002) consists of newspaper clippings regarding land use in Iowa, often focusing on proposed development. Also includes records from the Rural-Urban Land Stewardship Project (RUSP). In addition, there is a folder of print outs from selected pages within the organization's web page.

Dates: 1992-2002

Abner Danielson photograph album

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 21/7/164
Scope and Content

This collection includes one photograph album containing thirteen black and white photographs of campus scenes, friends, and U.S. Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) exercises.

Dates: 1924

Abraham H. Epstein papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 9/18/11
Scope and Content

This collection contains information on Epstein’s research, Phi Kappa Phi, minutes, correspondences, and information on the Plant Pathological Society.

Dates: 1966-1999

Acton Eric Ostling papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 13/17/56
Abstract

Acton Eric Ostling, Jr. was Assistant Director of Bands (1962) and eventually Director of Bands (1965) at the University of Maryland. He later came to Iowa State University and served as Director of Bands (1968) and as an Assistant Professor (1968-1972). The collection contains biographical information, awards, correspondence, and files associated with the Music Department.

Dates: 1968-1972, undated

Ada Foley scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 21/7/249
Scope and Content This collection (1920-1930) consists of a college scrapbook compiled by Ada Foley. The scrapbook contains notes from fellow classmates, official correspondence from Iowa State announcing her transfer of credits, membership cards, house regulations, concert programs, party souvenirs, VEISHEA programs and flyers, photographs of classmates and student activities, and her commencement week program and announcement. The scrapbook also contains several pages of photographs and programs from her...
Dates: 1920-1930

Ada Hayden papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/5/55
Scope and Content The Ada Hayden Papers (1864-2007) include biographical information, diplomas and certificates, illustrations, list of publications, and a small amount of general correspondence and correspondence concerning the Hayden family as well as a bibliography of early botanists. The collection also contains photographs of the Hayden Prairie, animals, plants, Ledges State Park, the Mississippi River, Hayden's family, self-portraits, prairies, and the Skunk River. In addition, the papers include...
Dates: 1864-2007, undated

Adelbert E. Wallace Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 21/7/97
Scope and Content

This collection (1912-1979) contains biographical information about Wallace and a scrapbook documenting student life at Iowa State. Assembled by Wallace while a student at Iowa State, the scrapbook contains one photograph of his classmates, four picture postcards with images of the Chemistry building, and other images of campus scenes that were cut out from print publications about Iowa State. It also contains programs regarding St. Patrick’s Day celebrations and other campus events.

Dates: 1912-1979

Aden Family photographs and postcards

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0609
Scope and Content

This collection (1914-1920) contains two photograph albums and a series of 665 photographs and photographic postcards in a variety of sizes. The subjects include images of the Aden family and friends, their farm, including houses, yards, and outbuildings, livestock and pets, barns, the haying and threshing of crops, farm equipment and machinery, as well as soldiers in World War I France, Iowa towns, traveling by buggy and automobiles, and trips to the American West.

Dates: 1914-1920

Adonijah Strong Welch papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 2/1
Abstract Adonijah Welch was the President (1869-1883) of the newly established Iowa State Agricultural College (Iowa State University). Welch is credited for a number of successes during his tenure as president, though his most lasting legacy may be the design of Iowa State’s early campus. Welch helped develop Iowa State’s first courses in agriculture and mechanical arts and supported the right of women to receive a college education. The collection contains biographical information, correspondence,...
Dates: 1849-1988, 2017

Adrian L. Bowers papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0072
Scope and Content

The collection (1933-1936, undated) contains radio talks given by Bowers, taped oral history interviews, newspaper clippings, and a photograph of Bowers with a farmer. The oral history interview transcript contains remarks related to the Farmer’s Holiday Movement, among other matters.

Dates: 1933-1936, undated

Agatha Louise Huepenbecker papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 12/10/16
Abstract Agatha Louise Huepenbecker Burnet earned a B.S. (1952) from Indiana University, a M.S. (1956) from Iowa State College (University) and a Ph.D. (1969) from Ohio State University. She was a professor (1959-1993) in the Department of Textiles and Clothing at Iowa State University and also served as Head of the Department for twenty-five years. Huepenbecker was active in the American Home Economics Association along with several other professional organizations. This collection contains...
Dates: 1951-2012, undated (bulk 1964-1997)

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

Akhilesh K. Tyagi papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 13/7/68
Abstract

Tyagi was an Assistant Professor (1991) and an Associate Professor (1999) at Iowa State University in Electrical Engineering, with degrees from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, the Indian Institute of Technology and the University of Washington. Tyagi's research interests include VLSI design, computer architecture, and complexity theory. The collection (1991-1999, undated) includes biographical information, papers, and proposals.

Dates: 1991-1999, undated

Alan G. Atherly papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 9/15/16
Scope and Content

The collection (1971-2004) includes biographical information, correspondence, faculty evaluations, and grant and award information. The biographical information includes news clippings and vitas while the correspondence consists of files related to the publication of his book, The Science of Genetics, and the Department of Genetics.

Dates: 1971-2004

Alan L. Selman papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 13/7/65
Abstract

Alan Selman served as both an Associate Professor and Professor at Iowa State University in 1977-1986. He received his B.S. (1962) from the City College of New York and both his M.S. (1964) from University of California and Ph.D. (1970) in Mathematics from Pennsylvania State University. He received a Fulbright Award in 1982. This collection (1977-1986, undated) includes biographical information, papers, a proposal, and a research report.

Dates: 1977-1986, undated

Albert A. Klingebiel papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/80
Scope and Content

This collection (1934-1991) contains personal and professional materials, speeches, publications, information in regards to training and workshops, international projects, photographs, and slides.

Dates: 1934-1991

Albert Boynton Storms papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 2/6
Abstract Albert Storms, born on April 1, 1860, was the sixth President (1903-1910) of Iowa State College (University). During his tenure, Iowa State began the Agricultural Extension Service, acquired hundreds of acres of land, developed a plan for campus landscaping and modernization of utilities, and erected eighteen new buildings. This collection (1902-1983, undated) includes reports, addresses, publications, correspondence, biographical information, subject files, information regarding Storms’...
Dates: 1902-1983, undated

Albert Eugene Freeman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 9/11/59
Scope and Content

This collection (1955-2001) contains Albert Eugene Freeman’s correspondence, details of the dairy husbandry work completed and taught by Freeman, as well as information about the Iowa State University Dairy Farm outside of Ankeny, Iowa.

Dates: 1955-2001

Albert L. Walker papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/10/15
Abstract Albert L. Walker was an author and professor of English at Iowa State University. He taught courses in English ranging from the works of William Shakespeare to contemporary literature and creative writing. Walker was an able administrator and served as Head of the Department of English as well as on numerous campus committees during his career at Iowa State. He authored several books on literature and composition and was also a musician and composer. This collection contains biographical...
Dates: 1923-1997, undated

Albert Parks Butts papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0185
Scope and Content This collection (1973, undated) contains several manuscripts (many in draft form), most of them written by Albert Butts himself. The manuscripts recount tales of his childhood and adult years. In Iowa’s Golden Age: The Passing of an Era, Butts includes memories of people and events during Butts’ long career as an interurban conductor for the Fort Dodge, Des Moines and Southern railroad. West Bound: I Leave Home...
Dates: 1973, undated

Alda H. and Elmina T. Wilson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/24
Scope and Content This collection (1903-2010, undated) contains biographical information, postcards, sketchbooks and a diary. The biographical information relates to Alda and Elmina, while the postcards and sketchbooks on European architecture, were collected on their trips to Europe. The diary was kept by Alda during her 1903 trip to Europe with Elmina. The collection also contains dozens of blank postcards depicting in photograph and illustration many of the buildings of Europe as they appeared shortly...
Dates: 1902-2010, undated

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

Alethea E. Paul Sleight papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 21/7/207
Scope and Content

The collection (circa 1937-2008) contains a notebook (circa 1937) compiled by Alethea Paul Sleight for a class she took at Iowa State called Textiles and Clothing 104: General Textiles. The notebook includes hand-written class notes, assignments, and fabric swatches. The collection also contains a small amount of biographical information about Alethea Paul Sleight.

Dates: circa 1937-2008

Alexander McFarlane Mood papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 13/24/58
Scope and Content This collection (1939-2008, undated) contains biographical information about and writings by Alex M. Mood. The biographical material consists of excerpts from AMSTAT News, a newsletter published by the American Statistical Association, regarding Mood’s awards and achievements and a chapter from his autobiography in which he tells of his time at Iowa State. The scientific papers in the collection authored or co-authored by Mood cover topics ranging from...
Dates: 1939-2008, undated

Alexis Erling Stoddard photograph albums

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 21/7/156
Scope and Content

This collection contains three photograph albums with hundreds of images documenting student life and events at Iowa State, as well as personal and family images of Stoddard's life. Shows campus buildings and grounds (including some aerial shots), football games, off campus housing, fraternity life, classmates, and field trips. Also includes images of the Knapp family and scenes from Hastings, Nebraska, and Springfield, Illinois. Most images include captions handwritten by Stoddard.

Dates: 1913-1919

Alfred P. Kehlenbeck papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 13/11/14
Abstract Alfred P. Kehlenbeck (1906-1969) was a professor (1935-1945; 1950-1969) of German in the Department of Foreign Languages at Iowa State University. A graduate of the University of Iowa, Kehlenbeck authored several books on the German language and German-American dialects, including Essentials of Reading German. This collection includes biographical information, correspondence, and publications. Three of his published works on the German-American dialect are...
Dates: 1927-1971

Allen A. Kraft papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 9/13/51
Scope and Content The collection (1958-2011) contains biographical information, course materials, correspondence, research proposal, and writings. The papers contain notes and outlines Kraft used in teaching a course on basic food industries and a syllabus for a course on food processing. There are letters and memorandum relating to the functions of the Department of Food Technology for 1980 through 1988. The papers also include a research proposal Kraft submitted to the National Aeronautics and Space...
Dates: 1954-2011

Alma Boyce Bunnell and Floyd Bert Bunnell scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 21/7/157
Scope and Content

This collection (1922-1927) contains loose scrapbook pages containing photographs of campus buildings and exterior architecture, the first VEISHEA (1922), several news clippings about the university, and other personal pieces.

Dates: 1922-1927

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