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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 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 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

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

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: 1971-1989, 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

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

Building Committee records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 8/6/194
Scope and Content

Contains correspondence, receipts, photographs, and a record book detailing the construction and furnishing of campus buildings.

Dates: 1866-1954

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

C. Frederick Mosteller papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0610
Scope and Content The collection primarily documents C. Frederick Mosteller’s affiliation with the American Statistical Association and the International Statistical Institute, and his time as a faculty member of Harvard University. The collection contains four series: Series 1, American Statistical Association Records (1965-1996, undated); Series 2, Harvard University Records (1919-1999, undated); Series 3, International Statistical Institute Records...
Dates: 1919-1999, undated

Cael Sanderson papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 24/12/51
Abstract Cael Sanderson is known as the greatest collegiate wrestler in American history. Sanderson went 159-0 in individual matches. He won four consecutive NCAA titles (1999-2002), was a member of the U.S. World Wrestling team (2001-2003), and won an Olympic gold medal for wrestling in Athens, Greece (2004). He was hired as Iowa State's head wrestling coach in 2006. Iowa State won three Big 12 titles in his three seasons. In 2009, Sanderson left Iowa State to become the head wrestling coach at Penn...
Dates: 1999-2010

Calvin Forbes papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0276
Scope and Content

The collection (1999-2007) consists of two 11”x15” letterpress prints by Calvin Forbes. The first print, “Assay Assay #1,” was printed on Rives de Lin paper in an edition of 50 copies in Chicago on November 6, 1999. The second print, “Away/For BJ,” was printed on Rives BFK Gray paper in an edition of 50 copies in Chicago in January 2007.

Dates: 1999-2007

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

Cardinal Key Honor Society (Iowa State University) records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 22/2/8
Abstract

The Cardinal Key Honor Society was established in 1926 to recognize students at Iowa State College (University) who exemplify outstanding leadership, scholarship, character, and service. This collection contains correspondence, reports, nomination forms, rosters, news clippings, and constitution and by-laws. The records include information regarding membership selection process, the tapping ceremony, and Leadership Day.

Dates: 1926-2016, undated

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Des Moines Register and Tribune Company 8
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Atanasoff, John V. (John Vincent) 5
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