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Benjamin F. Gue papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 1/3/52
Abstract Benjamin Gue, born on December 25, 1828, was a Lieutenant Governor (1866-1868) for Iowa. He was one of the authors of a bill to establish a state agricultural college and model farm (Iowa State University), which Governor Ralph P. Lowe signed into law on March 22, 1858. An influential figure in the development of the College, Gue served as President (1886) of the Board of Trustees for the Iowa Agricultural College. The collection (1847-1962, undated) contains biographical material about...
Dates: 1852-1962, undated

Benjamin Richard Ullem papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0234
Scope and Content This collection (1907-1980) contains a letter regarding family history, a newspaper clipping and an agricultural log book. The letter was written by Ullem’s son, Ben F. Ullem, in 1980 and provides details about Ullem family history. The clipping is from the Chariton Leader (October 3, 1907) and contains "The First Settlers," authored by Thomas Brandon (father of Laura Brandon Ullem). The commercially prepared log book,...
Dates: 1907-1927, 1980

Benjamin Sutton Willis papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 11/6/51
Scope and Content This collection (1835-1970, undated) contains biographical information, newspaper clippings, speeches written by Ben Willis as well as others, and correspondence regarding the WOI Radio program “Prairie Valley Intelligencer.” There are also scripts and programs to minstrel shows and poetry. From his years as a professor at Iowa State, there are slides of lab equipment and schematics used for class lectures. In addition, the collection contains a scrapbook and negatives documenting the...
Dates: 1835-1970, undated

Benjamin Worrell Lake LaVerne Archaeological Site Materials

 Collection
Identifier: RS 21/7/269
Scope and Contents

This collection (2015) consists of digital files of artifact images and archaeological reports documenting Ben Worrell's findings of a historic military site near Lake LaVerne.

Dates: 2015

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

Bert Benjamin papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/57
Scope and Content

The collection contains biographical information, correspondence, photographs of farm implements and family, and research materials. Topics discussed in the papers include the Farmall tractor, the International Harvester Company, cotton production, a study on automobile tires, and genealogical materials relating to the Benjamin family. The papers also include a poem Mr. Benjamin wrote entitled “Snap Shots”, and a variation of Bridge (card game) he developed.

Dates: 1893-1968

Bertha King papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0405
Abstract

This collection contains professional papers from Bertha King, who worked in the Department of Education as an Education Program Officer for Vocational Home Economics Education.

Dates: 1934-1996, undated

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 Keeney papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 21/7/278
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a scrapbook and photographs related to Betty Keeney's participation in her local 4-H club during high school.

Dates: 1948-1955

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

Betty McGee Vetter papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0582
Scope and Content Series 1, Biographical Information, contains journals and daybooks from Vetter’s youth, her Navy service record, her passports, her obituary and correspondence relating to her death in 1994. Series 2, Family History, contains the chronology, genealogy and history of both sides of Vetter’s family. In addition, it contains memorial service books, a will and a published biography of her grandmother. Series 3, Correspondence, contains professional correspondence related to Vetter’s work as...
Dates: 1924-1994

Beverly E. Golemba papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0307
Scope and Content The collection (1994, undated) contains a manuscript of Human Computers: The Women in Aeronautical Research. This typescript manuscript documents the women who performed the mathematical calculations for the National Air and Space Administration (NASA) Program in the 1940s, prior to the advent of mechanical computers. Based on interviews, Golemba details the backgrounds, careers, and personal lives of each participant. Those included are: Vivian Adair, Rowena...
Dates: 1994, 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 Faculty and Staff Association records

 Record Group — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 20/2/5
Dates: 1988-2014, undated

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 — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 22/3/5
Dates: 1969-2019

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

Bob Kisken photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0596
Abstract Robert (Bob) Kisken is a retired teacher from Michigan and now does ranch and farm photography as a hobby. After retirement, he has lived in Mobridge, South Dakota and then Glenrock, Wyoming. This collection contains photographs taken by Kisken of barns in the Midwest but also includes some from other states and Canada. The barns cover a variety including kit barns from Sears, Roebuck, and Company; red barns; white barns; cantilever barns; German style barns; round barns; brick and wood...
Dates: 1986-2011, undated

Book Dedication collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0236
Scope and Contents

This collection contains typed lists of dedications from a variety of books.

Dates: 1950, 1959, undated

Botany Women's Circle records

 Record Group — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 20/2/10
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of one bound notebook, which contains written notes as well as memorabilia glued to the pages.

Dates: 1924-1930

George H. Bowen papers

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/20/60
Scope and Content

This collection consists of materials documenting Bowen's career, including correspondence, lectures he gave, grants he wrote, and his research. Much of the research consists of unidentified data.

Dates: 1981-2009, undated

Boyne H. Platt Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 4/1/13
Scope and Content

These materials are open for research, but have not been processed and do not have a box listing.

Dates: 1938-2013

J. Artie Browning papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 9/18/54
Dates: 1946-1994, undated

Bruce S. Gathy Iowa State University Energy Research House collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 23/1/51
Abstract Construction of the Iowa State University Energy Research House (ERH) started in March 1977. The project, sponsored by the Engineering Research Institute and funded by the Iowa State University Research Foundation, was designed to demonstrate and test innovative active and passive methods of improving energy utilization in buildings. Bruce S. Gathy, who received his Ph.D. (1967) from Iowa State University, worked on the installation of the mechanical system and oversaw phase one testing at...
Dates: 1977-2016

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