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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

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

American Association of University Professors Iowa Conference records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0098
Scope and Content The collection (1928-1979, undated) includes material from the Conference's inception in 1928 to 1979. No conference meetings were held during the war years of 1942-1943 although Chapters were active. A comprehensive historical background of the Iowa Conference may be found in the inventory on meetings, minutes, and correspondence, Boxes 4 and 5.The appendix contains the names of those who were prominent in the organization of the Conference as well as in national American...
Dates: 1928-1979, undated

American Association of University Professors, Iowa State University Chapter records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 20/1/3
Scope and Content

The collection (1914-1991) contains correspondence, chapter constitution, membership listings, newsletters, programs, and news clippings.

Dates: 1914-1991

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

Carl J. Goebel papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 9/14/56
Scope and Content

This collection (1961-1966) contains biographical information, correspondence, and research papers relating to the work of Carl Goebel. The correspondence is mostly from the time after Goebel worked at Iowa State regarding a manuscript that was being proof-read by Gordon Gatherum. The research materials focused on herbicides and rodent repellant and include written analysis, numerical data and photographs.

Dates: 1961-1966

Damon Von Catron papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 9/11/55
Scope and Content This collection (1915-2004) consists of information regarding Dr. Damon Catron’s work and research with livestock, specifically swine feed and nutrition. The papers contain biographical information, correspondence, course and lecture materials, as well as his publications. The collection also includes documents relating to his research with swine food additives and photographs and scrapbooks from his international consulting trips. In addition, this collection contains photographs (box 1,...
Dates: 1915-2004, undated

Deborah Fink papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 21/7/230
Scope and Content

This collection (1986-2010) includes biographical information, writings by Fink, and a review of one of her books. The biographical information includes a copy of her vita, news clippings, and library catalog records of her books. Copies of some of her published papers are included in the collection. They reveal her interests in the meatpacking industry and in rural women, specifically those living in the Midwestern United States.

Dates: 1986-2010

Dennis M. Warren papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/32/52
Scope and Content

This collection (1960-2012, undated) includes a vita for Dennis Michael Warren, newspaper clippings related to his work and his death, correspondence concerning his death, a scrapbook containing photographs of Warren and his funeral in Ghana, and statements made at his funeral.

Dates: 1874-2012, undated

Eino Olavi Kainlauri papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 26/3/55
Abstract Eino Olavi Kainlauri was a professor of architecture at Iowa State University from 1975 until 1992. His primary research focus was on community energy systems, the design of intelligent buildings, energy conservation, and solar energy. He served as the director of the Continuing Education Program in Architecture. This collection includes biographical information about Kainlauri along with many of his works including articles, conference proceedings, photographs, reports, sketches, and...
Dates: 1951-2007, undated

Francis L. Messerly papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0143
Scope and Content The collection (1967-1984, undated) contains correspondence, publications, reports, articles, news clippings, speeches and biographical information. Except for the biographical information, the collection consists of documents from his service as a Representative and Senator in the Iowa General Assembly. The majority of the collection contains records related to Iowa universities (the University of Iowa, Iowa State University and University of Northern Iowa), including the years of campus...
Dates: 1967-1984, undated

Frederick William Lorch papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/10/54
Scope and Content

This collection (1857-1967, undated) contains biographical information, professional correspondence, notes relating to his teaching and research on various literary figures, and research and notes relating to the career of Mark Twain. In addition, there are texts from tour lectures, materials relating to Lorch’s speeches and other published articles and reviews, as well as Twain-related ephemera.

Dates: 1857-1967, undated

Fredrica Van Trice Shattuck papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/23/51
Scope and Content This collection (1913-1993, undated) contains papers related to Fredrica Shattuck's career at Iowa State including biographical information, correspondence, and materials related to drama and debate activities on campus. The correspondence contains references to the 1918 flu epidemic on campus; letters regarding student affairs while Shattuck was Acting Adviser to Women (1919); requests for information about drama and play selections; requests for readings...
Dates: 1913-1993, undated

Genevieve Fisher papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 12/1/13
Scope and Content

Collection includes Genevieve Fisher’s biographical information, newspaper clippings, writings, correspondence, and a file on the Cummins-Vaile bill on vocational education.

Dates: 1920-1975, undated

Geraldine M. Montag papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 11/9/53
Scope and Content

This collection contains a vita, articles, and publications. There are two articles published in 1986, titled, “Basis of Life-Cycle Costing” and Evaluating Project Alternatives by Rate of Return and Present Worth.” Also included are thirty-four publications, spanning the years, 1962-1986. The topics include analysis of food service, inventory management, energy conservation analysis, and ventilation requirements of hospitals.

Dates: 1962-1986

Charles S. Gwynne papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/8/12
Scope and Content

This collection (1892-1973, undated) contains biographical material, correspondence, and numerous reports on geology projects. Also included are conference material and geological photographs. In a map case are large maps and drawings of topography and geological surveys, along with road maps.

Dates: 1892-1973, undated

James M. Hoover papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 11/5/57

James M. Hoover was Professor of Civil Engineering at Iowa State University. He conducted research with the Engineering Experiment Station before becoming a professor. His consultation work included subjects related to road engineering and soil testing. This collection includes biographical information, articles and reports written by Hoover, a grant application, and videotapes. The videotapes relate to a study Hoover did for Exxon Chemicals Americas.

Dates: 1960-1994

Jay L. Lush papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 9/11/52
Scope and Content

The collection (1918-1985, undated) contains many of Lush’s published scientific journal articles, notes on his research in animal breeding, reel-to-reel audio tapes of lectures, and animal husbandry class notes. In addition, the collection includes swine related USDA publications, notes from his speaking engagements, and professional and student correspondence. There are also slides from national and international travels and Lush family photographs in the collection.

Dates: 1918-1985, undated

John L. Cleasby papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 11/5/53
Scope and Content

The collection (1950-2011, undated) contains biographical information, research papers, book chapters, presentations, and awards. The majority of the collection is made up of refereed publications, non-refereed publications, and presentation outlines and notes related to Cleasby's work on filtration methods of water and wastewater. Additional folders contain news clippings and letters from students.

Dates: 1950-2011, undated

Julian C. Schilletter papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 7/4/12
Scope and Content

This collection (1904-2002, undated) contains correspondence, interviews, speeches, lecture notes, research materials, newspaper clippings, and photographs. Much of the material relates to Dr. Schilletter’s work as a faculty member in the Horticulture Department and as Director of Residence at Iowa State University.

Dates: 1904-2002,undated

Kathleen M. Desmond Trahanovsky Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/6/58
Scope and Content

This collection (1942-1990) contains correspondence, surveys, reports, newsletters, agendas, and printed materials regarding Trahanovsky’s work at Iowa State University. The papers also include materials regarding her involvement with the American Chemical Society, Iota Sigma Pi, Science Bound, and other professional organizations.

Dates: 1942-2006

Lionel K. Arnold papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 11/4/51
Scope and Content This collection (1926-1980, undated) consists of biographical information and professional writings of Lionel K. Arnold. The bulk of the collection is dedicated to research papers authored or co-authored by Arnold. The research papers include information on extraction of vegetable and soybean oils, industrial uses for cornstalks and other agricultural byproducts, and chemical hazards faced by firefighters. The collection also contains lists of his publications and patents and some humorous...
Dates: 1926-1980, undated

Neva Maurine Petersen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 26/2/56
Scope and Content

This collection (1918-2004, undated) contains biographical information, correspondence, and photographs. The papers also include materials that document Petersen’s efforts in the preservation of the Farm House on Iowa State University’s campus and the establishment of the Farm House Museum. In addition, the papers include a scrapbook given to Petersen in recognition for all of her hard work for the Farm House.

Dates: 1918-2004, undated

P. Mabel Nelson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 12/1/14
Abstract P. Mabel Nelson (1887-1963) was a food scientist and served as Dean (1944-1952) of the Division of Home Economics at Iowa State. Nelson was a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley (1916) and Yale University (1923). She joined the faculty of Iowa State in 1923 and was named Director of Research in Food and Nutrition prior to being named Dean. Nelson pioneered the development of cooperative research among home economists of land grant colleges and state universities. This...
Dates: 1914-1962, undated

Rachel Hartman Edgar papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/6/56
Scope and Content This collection (1926-1970, undated) contains biographical information, professional correspondence, research data and notes, and journal and typescript articles. The materials document the research work in textile chemistry conducted by Rachel Edgar throughout her career. The professional correspondence consists of Edgar's correspondence with Dr. Alonzo E. Taylor of the General Mills, Inc. Chamber of Commerce concerning his request of textile experiments as part of a fellowship awarded to...
Dates: 1926-1970, undated

Rodney T. Fox papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 13/13/57
Scope and Content

This collection (1945-1992, undated) contains biographical information and lecture notes for a class taught by Fox on the history of American journalism. The biographical information contains newspaper clippings, Iowa State faculty information, and his obituary. The lecture notes offer insight into his light-hearted, but knowledgeable approach to teaching that made him popular with his students and respected by his peers.

Dates: 1945-1992, undated

Ruth Bowman Swenson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/1/51
Scope and Content This collection (1924-2005) primarily documents Swenson’s career as an administrator at Iowa State University, however some of her scientific work is included. In an administrative Swenson championed many causes, as evidenced by her membership in numerous organizations. Perhaps most important is how she successfully advocated science as a career for women. Swenson’s papers depict a career oriented, active, and involved woman. For the most part, the collection deals with her public and...
Dates: 1924-2005

Theodore Alfonso Bancroft papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 13/24/11
Scope and Content

This collection (1944-2005) contains biographical information and published articles of T. A. Bancroft. The biographical information includes faculty information forms, Iowa State press releases, lists of publications, and news clippings. The published articles include works relating to statistics authored or coauthored by Bancroft as well as a book review submitted by Bancroft.

Dates: 1944-2005

Thomas Franklin Vance papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 13/22/52
Scope and Content The collection (circa 1913-1960, undated) contains biographical information, reprints of published articles, and scripts for radio talks. Biographical information includes news clippings, faculty information forms, and obituaries. The reprints include published articles by Vance on topics ranging from food selections for nursery school children to the development of children in the home management houses at Iowa State. The radio scripts included in the collection...
Dates: circa 1913-1960, undated

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