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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

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

Anson Marston papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 11/1/11
Scope and Content This collection (1864-1983, undated) contains the papers and publications, research, engineering projects, and correspondence of Anson Marston. The papers also contain biographical information, including a biography of Marston written by Herbert Gilkey, memorials, documents concerning his military career, and a history of the Phelps-Newcomb family. In addition, the collection includes information regarding Marston's projects and research involving sewage and drainage systems, culvert...
Dates: 1864-1983, undated

Barbara Ellen Forker papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 10/7/13
Abstract Barbara Ellen Forker received a B.S. (1942) from Eastern Michigan University, a M.S. (1950) from Iowa State College (University), and a Ph.D. (1957) from the University of Michigan. Before coming to Iowa State, Forker was a physical education instructor in Michigan (1942-1945) and during World War II worked for the American Red Cross (1945-1947) in Europe. Forker began her career at Iowa State College (University) in 1948 and retired as Emeritus Professor in 1990. When the men’s and women's...
Dates: 1947-2011, undated

Charles F. Curtiss papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 9/1/12
Abstract Charles F. Curtiss (1863-1947) served as the first Dean (1902-1932) of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University. A graduate of Iowa State, Curtiss was a respected livestock breeder and agriculturist. During his tenure at Iowa State, Curtiss was instrumental in developing the four-year curriculum in agriculture. He helped develop the Departments of Agricultural Engineering and Agricultural Journalism and played an integral role in the start of the extension...
Dates: 1885-2009, undated

Christian Petersen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 26/2/52
Scope and Content This unorganized collection, 1922-2012, undated, contains biographical materials, correspondence, photographs, sketches, printed materials including exhibit brochures and newspaper clippings, and artifacts. The biographical materials, ca. 1940-ca. 1960, provide information about Christian Petersen, his family, and his artwork. The majority of the correspondence, 1932-1967, is from the 1930s and consists of Petersen’s communications with...
Dates: 1922-2012, undated

Edgar W. Stanton papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/14/13
Abstract Edgar W. Stanton (1850-1920) was born in Waymart, Wayne County, Pennsylvania, on October 3, 1850. He graduated from the Iowa Agricultural College (Iowa State University) as a member of the first graduating class in 1872. Weeks after graduating Stanton joined the faculty at Iowa State and during his career served as Economics Department Chair, Head and Professor of the Department of Mathematics, Secretary of the Board of Trustees, Dean of the Junior College, Vice President, and four times...
Dates: 1869-2011, undated

Frank Kenneth Ramsey papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 14/7/13
Abstract Frank Kenneth Ramsey (1910-1992) was a longtime Professor and Head of the Department of Veterinary Pathology at Iowa State University. The collection contains biographical information, personal and professional correspondence, photographs, publications, research materials, and travel information. The bulk of the collection consists of professional correspondence with colleagues and fellow researchers regarding the administration of and the ongoing research in the College of Veterinary...
Dates: 1917-1992, 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

Gertrude L. Sunderlin papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/35
Scope and Content

The collection (1926-1990, undated) contains biographical materials, correspondence, and reprints of articles written by her. Many of Sunderlin's writings focused on cooking, canning, recipes, and nutrition. The collection also contains materials related to her work with the Master Mix. In addition, there are articles written by her students regarding products developed in Sunderlin’s experimental cookery classes.

Dates: 1926-1990, undated

Griffith J. Buck papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 9/16/55
Scope and Content This collection (1934-2010) contains biographical information on Griffith Buck and research materials documenting his work with roses and geraniums. The biographical information includes photocopies of scrapbooks, faculty information forms, and news clippings. The research materials contain photocopies of Buck's rose and geranium breeding notes. The collection also contains writings and published articles by Buck. The materials in this collection are primarily photocopies from the originals...
Dates: 1934-2010

Harold V. Gaskill papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/1/17
Abstract Harold V. Gaskill was born in Fayette County, Ohio, on February 3, 1905. He joined the faculty at Iowa State College (University) as an assistant professor of psychology in 1930 and served as Dean of the Division of Science and Director of Industrial Science Research from 1938-1955. Gaskill also served as a scientist in the U.S. Army, achieving the rank of Brigadier General in the U.S Army Reserve. The collection contains administrative files related to his work as Dean and as liaison to the...
Dates: 1928-1983, undated

Harry J. Weiss papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 11/7/14
Abstract Harry Joseph Weiss was a professor (1953-1989) of mathematics and engineering mechanics at Iowa State University. Weiss was born on February 15, 1923, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Prior to coming to Iowa State, Weiss worked at Carnegie Technical Institute (Carnegie Mellon University) and Brown University. As a member of the faculty at Iowa State, Weiss also served as a consultant for several aerospace firms. His main focus of research was in applied mathematics, continuum mechanics, and...
Dates: 1958-2010

Henry Montgomery Black papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 11/10/19
Abstract Henry Montgomery Black was born on May 13, 1907, to Alexander and Sarah (Montgomery) Black of Reinbeck, Iowa. He received a B.S. (1929) from Iowa State College (University) and a S.M. (1934) from Harvard University in mechanical engineering. From 1946 until 1972, he served as a professor and head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Iowa State and, until 1977, taught courses on campus. During World War II, Black served in the United States Army Corps of Engineers (1941-1946),...
Dates: 1889-1989, undated

Herman Otto Hartley papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/24/59
Scope and Content

This collection (1934-1980, undated) contains Hartley's professional papers, as well as technical reports and consultation reports for the National Testing Service (NTS) and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The collection also contains lecture notes and handouts for his various classes at Texas A&M University and correspondence and meeting materials regarding committees from Hartley's work with the ASA.

Dates: 1934-1980, undated

Iowa State University. Faculty Senate Records

 Record Group — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 8/4
Dates: 1953-2013

James Rush Lincoln papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 13/16/13
Scope and Content

The collection contains correspondence, memorials, news clippings, and General Lincoln’s Civil War military service records.

Dates: 1863-1964

L. H. (Lois Hattery) Tiffany papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/5/20
Scope and Content The collection (1940-2010, undated) contains Tiffany's professional papers. Starting with her own course notes and dissertation research, the collection spans her entire professional career. The collection contains field notes, conference proceedings, academic writings, departmental committee minutes, and many notes and photographs used in her teaching career. The papers also include notes from Tiffany's many professional organizations, records from her long tenure...
Dates: 1940-2010, undated

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

Maurice D. Helser papers

Identifier: RS 7/3/11
Abstract Maurice D. Helser graduated from The Ohio State University in 1914 and earned a M.S. degree in Animal Husbandry at Iowa State College (University) in 1916, where he then joined the staff. In 1931, at the request of President R.M. Hughes, Helser became the Director of Personnel and later the Dean of the Junior College. Helser was active in the animal science field; he authored a textbook, Farm Meats, and served as the carcass division supervisor of the...
Dates: 1907-2003 (bulk 1930-1953)

Mervin S. Coover papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 11/6/13
Scope and Content The collection (1924-2014, undated) contains biographical information, correspondence, reports, photographs, news clippings, scripts, speeches and writings. In addition to memorials and biographies, the biographical information includes documents relating to his awards, promotions, and his wife Frances Coover. The papers contain materials relating to Coover's work with the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, particularly covering the years of Coover's presidency (1956-1957). In...
Dates: 1924-2014, undated

Nellie M. Naylor papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 13/6/51
Scope and Content This collection (1909-1993) documents Naylor's life personally and professionally. Especially valuable are her "Autobiographical sketch" (Box 1, Folder 2) and "Family history" (Box 1, Folder 3; her mother's family, the Gunson's, and her brother Bruce), including a genealogical chart. Her "History of the ISU Chemistry Department" (Box 1, Folder 11) provides a personal account of her teaching days as well as a rare, anecdotal glimpse of early twentieth-century Iowa State history. The...
Dates: 1909-1993

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

Orange Howard Cessna papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/22/10
Abstract O. H. (Orange Howard) Cessna was a professor of history and psychology and the college chaplain at Iowa State College (University). He was a member of Iowa State's first graduating class (1872) and returned to Iowa State to teach after spending 15 years as a Methodist minister in Illinois. This collection contains biographical information, addresses and orations, correspondence, notebooks, and notes and meditations. The bulk of the collection consists of notebooks, notes and meditations...
Dates: 1871-1940, undated

Thomas Radford Agg papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 11/1/12
Abstract Engineer T. R. (Thomas Radford) Agg was born in Fairfield, Iowa, on May 17, 1878. He attended Oskaloosa High School in Oskaloosa, Iowa. He received his B.S (1905) from Iowa State College (University) in Electrical Engineering. At Iowa State, Agg served as Assistant Professor (1913-1915) and Professor (1916-1946) of Civil Engineering. Agg was named Dean of Engineering and Director of the Engineering Extension Experiment Station (1932-1946). He retired from administrative duties on June 30,...
Dates: 1905-1974, undated

Walter Albin Lunden papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/30/52
Scope and Content The collection (1947-1986, undated) contains biographical information and materials written by Professor Walter A. Lunden. The printed materials include articles and reports authored by Lunden, many of which are concerned with the criminal justice system in Iowa. Several reports prepared for government agencies are also included in the collection including a report of the Governor's Committee on Penal Affairs and a report Lunden prepared for the Des Moines, Iowa, Police Department. Many of...
Dates: 1947-1986, undated

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