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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

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

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

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

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

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

Charles J. Hearst papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0003
Scope and Content The collection includes business and personal letters, maps, newspaper clippings, writings, photographs, and a biographical account of Hearst’s life. Series I, Agricultural Delegation trip to the USSR, contains official letters and itineraries that Hearst received prior to the delegation in 1955. Materials from the actual trip include lists of soviet officials, maps, passports, newspaper clippings, photographs, and Hearst’s diaries...
Dates: 1935-1970

Herbert Plambeck papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/42
Scope and Content This collection (1920-2001) contains correspondence, addresses and speeches to various farming organizations, newspaper clippings, printed materials, photographs, slides, programs, reports, slide shows, international slides, audiotapes, and several radio, T.V., and film scripts, public safety announcements. It also contains records documenting Plambeck’s USDA appointment, the National Farm Institute, the Iowa Farm Safety Council, and “Spotlight on Agriculture” newspaper series. ...
Dates: 1920-2001, undated

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

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

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

Maurice D. Helser papers

 Collection
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)

Merle Hansen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0595
Scope and Content This collection (1932-1999, undated) documents the life of Merle Hansen and the activities of various farmers' organizations and pro-farm protest groups and contains correspondence, legal records, news clippings, creative works, publications, photographs, two reels of magnetic audiotape, and a small number of artifacts relating to farm protest groups and the Reverend Jesse Jackson for President Campaign. The collection also contains records of the North American Farmers Alliance including...
Dates: 1932-1999, undated

O. R. (Orland Russell) Sweeney papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 11/4/14
Scope and Content The collection (1916-2002, undated) contains biographical information, correspondence, research papers, and patents relating to the work of Orland Russell Sweeney. The collection includes personal and administrative correspondence, but the majority of the letters are in regards to his research projects and patents. The collection also contains an assortment of technical papers authored by Sweeney including a copy of his dissertation. The material relating to Sweeney's patents include...
Dates: 1914-2011, undated

Perry G. Holden papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 16/3/11
Scope and Content This collection represents an incomplete but interesting selection of personal materials on Perry Holden. It includes correspondence and letters, unpublished materials, newspaper clippings referring to Holden and his work, addresses given in his gubernatorial race, and duplicate family albums which he compiled during his retirement in Michigan. The letters range from 1908 to 1958 and deal mainly with his career at Iowa State College; staffing needs, costs of...
Dates: 1906-1967

Phillip Theodore Pearson papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 14/1/19
Scope and Content

This collection contains biographical information, speeches, correspondence, and information relating to the College of Veterinary Medicine, including accreditation reports, committees’ materials, and documents relating to the Veterinary Medicine Complex.

Dates: 1961-1989, undated

Robert H. Steffen papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0135
Scope and Content

The collection (1970-1981, undated) contains materials related to Robert Steffen's work with organic farming. The collection includes correspondence, articles, statements, speeches, and publications by Steffen and others.

Dates: 1970-1981, undated

Sally J. Pederson papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 21/7/198
Abstract Consultant, editor, and former Lieutenant Governor of Iowa, Sally Pederson was born in 1951 in Muscatine, Iowa. She was senior food editor for Better Homes and Gardens and an executive with the Meredith Corporation. Pederson was elected to two terms as Lieutenant Governor (1999-2007) of Iowa under Governor Tom Vilsack. While in office, she was an advocate for people with disabilities. The collection contains biographical information, official papers, photographs, press releases, reports,...
Dates: 1980-2015, undated

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