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Iowa Agriculture and Home Economics Experiment Station records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 9/2
Abstract

Established as a result of the Hatch Act of 1887, the Iowa Agriculture and Home Economics Experiment Station is the research arm of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University. The Experiment Station conducts multidisciplinary research to help solve the complex agricultural problems facing scientists and farmers today.

Dates: 1883-2012, undated

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 P. Mahlstede papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 9/2/17
Abstract John P. Mahlstede was a horticulturist, researcher, and administrator. He joined the faculty at Iowa State University in 1951 as Assistant Professor in the Department of Horticulture. He was promoted to Professor and Head of the Department and eventually was named Associate Dean of the College of Agriculture and Associate Director of the Iowa Agriculture and Home Economics Experiment Station. He was an expert in the understanding of plant propagation and co-wrote a textbook on the topic with...
Dates: 1955-1992

William G. Gaessler papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 9/2/53
Scope and Content This collection includes biographical materials, correspondence, agricultural experiment station annual reports, project reports, clippings, honors, photographs, publications, speeches and reference files.They document research on sorghum, bindweed, pericarp in corn, and other U.S. Department of Agriculture/Iowa State College experiment station workings. Included are personal and financial documentation as well as correspondence from other U.S.D.A. Agricultural Experiment Stations such as...
Dates: 1907-1979