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Albert Boynton Storms papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 2/6
Abstract Albert Storms, born on April 1, 1860, was the sixth President (1903-1910) of Iowa State College (University). During his tenure, Iowa State began the Agricultural Extension Service, acquired hundreds of acres of land, developed a plan for campus landscaping and modernization of utilities, and erected eighteen new buildings. This collection (1902-1983, undated) includes reports, addresses, publications, correspondence, biographical information, subject files, information regarding Storms’...
Dates: 1902-1983, undated

American Society of Agricultural Engineers Mid-Central Region records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0134
Scope and Content Folders generally include annual meeting programs, correspondence, committee assignments, list of officers and committees, membership committee reports, memos, minutes of business meetings, minutes of annual meetings, minutes of the Executive Committee of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers Mid-Central Region, newsletters, program committee activities, summary of Treasurer's annual report, various student's committee reports and materials related to the national American Society...
Dates: 1949-2001

Ames Peace Network/Nerve Gas Task Force records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0161
Scope and Content The collection (1980-1982, undated) includes correspondence with the Iowa State University administration, letters to the editor, letters to the military, proposals for how to deal with contracts at the university, speeches delivered by members of the defense department, press releases of the nerve gas task force including a history of the organization, flyers, and pamphlets. The letters to the military include a letter to the U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command in Maryland....
Dates: 1980-1982, undated

Arnold B. Skromme papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/210
Scope and Content This collection (1870-2008, undated) contains biographical information, papers and speeches by Skromme, correspondence and meeting materials related to Skromme’s committee work for the American Society of Agricultural Engineers (ASAE), and research files on various farm machinery and inventors used for his work on the ASAE Historic Commemoration Committee and his books. The collection also contains copies of several patents assigned to Skromme. Skromme’s papers,...
Dates: 1805-2008, undated

Arnold O. Haugen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/25/54
Scope and Content This collection (1938-2002, undated) contains biographical information, correspondence, manuscripts, histories, publications, minutes, and photographs related to Haugen's research in wildlife ecology. A large portion of the collection consists of correspondence related to many of the professional organizations Haugen was associated with. Negatives housed in the vault: 0081072-0081078 (Deer gutting) 0081172-0081224 (Bow hunting; archery class;...
Dates: 1938-2002, undated

Ben Allen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 3/1/16
Abstract Ben Allen was a professor and administrator at Iowa State University, serving as Chair of the Department of Transportation and Logistics, Dean of the College of Business, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, and Interim University President. Allen's primary research interests included impact of transportation regulation and promotion on resource allocation, income distribution, managerial decision-making, and carrier and shipper management practices. This collection contains...
Dates: 1979-2012, bulk 2002-2006

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

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

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

Charles Edwin Friley papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 2/9
Abstract Charles Friley was President (1936-1953) of Iowa State College (University). In 1953, he was named President Emeritus after retirement. This collection (1925-1969, undated) includes biographical information, Friley family history, and materials relating to the operation of Iowa State College (University). The university records include addresses and speeches, committee meeting and minutes, divisional information, correspondence, budgets, enrollment reports, celebration materials for Friley's...
Dates: 1891-1969, undated

Chester F. Randolph papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/146
Abstract Chet Randolph was a farm broadcaster, the first Executive Director of Living History Farms in Urbandale, Iowa, and served as the Executive Vice President and Director of Overseas Market Development for the American Soybean Association. This collection contains materials related to Randolph’s personal life and professional career, including correspondence, family genealogical information, records related to his work for the American Soybean Association, files on farm marketing roundtables he...
Dates: 1856-2002, undated

Clifford Henry Millen papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0193
Scope and Content This collection (1920-1971, undated) contains materials documenting Millen’s life and career including photographs, news clippings, articles, correspondence, speeches, legislative materials and awards. The collection primarily documents Millen's professional career as a political reporter, but also contains materials related to his nonprofessional life. The newspaper clippings contain articles about Millen (awards, his work, his obituary) and about his wife, Pauline...
Dates: 1920-1971, undated

Committee to Protect the Constitution records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0149
Scope and Content

The collection (1975-1980, undated) contains background papers, correspondence, news clippings, media materials (including a list of the Committee’s radio spots), speeches given by various Committee members, surveys, articles and videotapes. There are several articles and papers written by members of the committee about the Stanley amendment. Other organization materials include informational pamphlets, brochures, and advertisements.

Dates: 1975-1980, undated

Don Lytton Berry papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0033
Abstract Editor, publisher and politician, Don Lytton Berry (1880-1974) was born in Indianola, Iowa. Berry was involved in many Republican Party activities both in Iowa and nationally including as a delegate to the 1936 Republican Convention and Executive Secretary of the National Republican Farm Study Committee (1941). He also worked as an editor and farmer for several years before devoting more of his time to politics. This collection contains news clippings, correspondence, speeches, notes, and...
Dates: 1933-1960, 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

Frank H. Spedding papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 17/1/11
Scope and Content

The collection (1925-1985, undated) contains the correspondence, publications, clippings, speeches of Frank H. Spedding and administrative records related to his work as director of the Ames Laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy.

Dates: 1925-1985, undated

George S. Hammond papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 13/6/61
Abstract George S. Hammond, chemist, received his undergraduate education in chemistry at Bates College and his graduate degree from Harvard University. Hammond served as a professor (1948-1954) of chemistry at Iowa State University, professor and senior chemist (1958-1972) at California Institute of Technology, and professor and vice chancellor (1972-1978) at University of California-Santa Cruz. He was hired as Research Director (1978-1987) of Allied Chemical Company (later known as Allied Signal)....
Dates: 1921-2006, undated

Gordon P. Eaton papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 2/12
Abstract Gordon Pryor Eaton, the twelfth President (1986-1990) of Iowa State University, received a B.A. in geology from Wesleyan University in 1951 and an M.S. in geology (1953) and a Ph.D. in geology and geophysics (1957) from the California Institute of Technology. Eaton worked for the U.S. Geological survey as well as various universities before his arrival. This collection contains materials created during the course of his presidency, including biographical information, correspondence with...
Dates: 1972-2002, undated

Gregory L. Geoffroy papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 2/14
Scope and Content The collection (2000- 2010) contains biographical information, newspaper clippings, information on Geoffroy’s installation as president, speeches by Geoffroy, and information from the President’s Cabinet meetings. The biographical information contains vita used by the presidential search committee, which includes Geoffroy’s professional background and a listing of published journal articles. Newspaper clipping folders contain articles about Geoffroy, with most of them...
Dates: 2000-2010

Henry Gilman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/6/52
Abstract Henry Gilman (1893-1986) was an organic chemist renowned for his groundbreaking work in organometallic chemistry. He joined the faculty of Iowa State College (University) in 1919, attained the rank of Professor in 1923, and was named Distinguished Professor in 1962. Gilman helped Iowa State's Chemistry Department rise to national prominence. He authored or co-authored over a thousand publications and delivered countless lectures and speeches around the world, among other professional...
Dates: 1893-1993

Iowa Animal Health Advisory Committee records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0197
Scope and Content The collection (1974-1982, undated) consists of news clippings, correspondence, agendas, speeches, charts, meeting minutes, and copies of Iowa legislation. Records in the collection deal primarily with efforts to eradicate brucellosis and pseudorabies (Aujesky's Disease). Also included in the collection are membership records and charts from 1977 outlining outbreaks of brucellosis in Iowa and nationwide and pseudorabies in Iowa. Correspondents include Robert H. Lounsberry, Harold Mindermann,...
Dates: 1974-1982, undated

J. Stuart Russell papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0012
Scope and Content This collection (1942-1960, undated) includes biographical information, correspondence, newspaper articles and editorials, magazine articles, speeches, and photographs. The collection contains numerous writings by Russell, both drafts and published, related to his trips to the Far East and Europe to survey farm conditions, the Russian-American agricultural exchange (1955), and the efforts of Wolf Ladejinsky (1953-1959), a land reformer in East Asia. Correspondents include Chester Davis and...
Dates: 1942-1960, undated

James H. Hilton papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 2/10
Abstract James H. Hilton grew up on a farm near Hickory, N.C. He attended North Carolina State College one year, completed his B.S. in animal husbandry at Iowa State in 1923, and his M.S. at the University of Wisconsin in 1937. He was awarded the D.Sc. degree by Purdue University in 1945. In 1945, he returned to North Carolina State as head of animal husbandry. Three years later he was named dean of agriculture, where he served until becoming Iowa State University’s president (1953-1965). This...
Dates: 1909-1982, undated

Jane Magers papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 16/4/52
Scope and Content

This collection (1958-2006, undated) contains articles, newspaper clippings, writings, speeches and other documents relating to the work of Jane Magers. Personal photographs, slides, videos, and correspondence are included as well as professional correspondence.

Dates: 1957-2016, undated

Joe L. Robinson papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 9/9/57
Scope and Content The collection (1914-1990, undated) contains biographical information, publications, radio talks and speeches of Joe Robinson. Biographical materials consist of faculty information forms, news clippings, press releases, and a memorial resolution submitted to the Faculty Senate by Kenneth Frey. The rest of the collection consists of Robinson’s writings in the form of published works, radio scripts, and speeches. The radio talks and speeches offer a good...
Dates: 1914-1990, undated

John C. Baker papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0546
Abstract Farm broadcaster and author. John C. Baker (1909-1999) received his B.S. (1930) in agriculture from Purdue University. He began farm broadcasting at Purdue in 1930-1931 and continued in the field in Massachusetts, Chicago, and in the radio service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The collection contains farm radio directories, news clippings, correspondence, scripts of slide presentations, speeches, and materials assembled for his book, Farm Broadcasting: The...
Dates: 1921-1980, undated

Keith A. McNurlen papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0028
Scope and Content The collection (1957-1973, undated) contains correspondence, speeches, notes, photographs, periodicals, newsletters, pamphlets, and clippings. The correspondence focuses on McNurlen's conservation work and correspondents include Iowa Governors Harold Hughes and Robert Ray, and U.S. elected officials James Eastland, William Proxmire and Neal Smith. The remainder of the collection consists of printed materials that relate to conservation and the Izaak Walton League, including news clippings...
Dates: 1957-1973, undated

Leroy S. Miller papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0009
Scope and Content Although he was elected to the State House in 1962, the Leroy S. Miller papers include very little material relating to his first two-year term. The bulk of his papers, however, include correspondence, research material, newspaper clippings, and weekly news releases concerning Miller's last six years in the legislature. The correspondence arranged topically rather than chronologically, serves as a source for Representative Miller's views on the issues. In part, the research materials are...
Dates: 1959-1970, undated

Louise L. Parker papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0014
Scope and Content

The collection (1933-1980, undated) contains correspondence; writings, including letters to editors, speeches, reports, and articles; printed materials; biographical material; news articles related to the Iowa Conservation Commission; memorabilia; and printed material.

Dates: 1933-1980, undated

Martin C. Jischke papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 2/13
Abstract Martin C. Jischke, a native of Chicago, Illinois, received his B.S. (1963) in physics from the Illinois Institute of Technology. He received his M.S. (1964) and a Ph.D. (1968) in aeronautics and astronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He was trained as a fluid dynamicist. Jischke started his career as an Assistant Professor of Aerospace, Mechanical, and Nuclear Engineering at the University of Oklahoma. He was eventually promoted to Dean of the College of...
Dates: 1989-2008, undated

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