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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

Kenneth J. Benda papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/75
Scope and Content This collection (1930-2007, undated) contains biographical information, photographs, a scrapbook, professional correspondence, and files related to his legislative activities. The files related to his service as an Iowa Senator include information on legislative issues, much of which consists of correspondence, bills, articles, and legislation introduced by Benda. Committee materials for the Agriculture Rural Committee, Banking Laws Study Committee, Government Fiscal Policy Committee, and...
Dates: 1930-2007, 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

Orville K. Sweet papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0641
Scope and Content This collection primarily contains drafts of Sweet’s speeches and articles he wrote while president of the American Polled Hereford Association and executive vice president of the National Pork Producers Council. The speeches vary in topic and content, but generally address agricultural issues and problems associated with livestock production. He advocated the marketing of beef and pork, and held generally conservative political views. Unless noted otherwise, Orville Sweet authored all...
Dates: 1963-2007, 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

Ralph M. Hixon papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 6/3/12
Scope and Content

The collection (1917-1978, undated) contains biographical information, addresses given to the Graduate College faculty while dean of the college, and reprints of published articles. The collection is arranged in alphabetical order.

Dates: 1917-1978, undated

Richard C. Seagrave papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 11/4/19
Scope and Content This collection (1972-2001) contains biographical information, research papers, and material related to Dr. Seagrave's tenure as Interim President at Iowa State University. Of particular interest is a complete set of speeches presented by Dr. Seagrave while Interim President of Iowa State University. A speech index and a CD-ROM containing a complete set of speeches are included. These materials also contain an indexed set of news clippings compiled by the Office of...
Dates: 1971-2001

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

Sam J. Nelson Collection of United Farmers of Story County (Iowa) records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0204
Abstract The United Farmers of Story County (Iowa) formed an association in the 1930s to advocate for equitable distribution of taxes, a moratorium on farm foreclosures, refinancing of farm debts, and social and economic equality for farmers. This collection contains a constitution and bylaws, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and a speech given by member Sam J. Nelson at a farm sale which resulted in the sale's postponement. Sam J. Nelson served on the Board of Directors of the United Farmers of...
Dates: 1932, undated

Shirley E. Held papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 26/2/53
Abstract Shirley E. Held was a professor of art and design at Iowa State University who specialized in textiles and weaving. This collection contains information on weaving, images of textiles and other works of art, published articles and writings, speeches, teaching materials, correspondence, and exhibition materials that belonged to Shirley Held. Also in the collection are files related to her book, Weaving: A Handbook for Fiber Craftsmen, and copies of her self-published children’s books. Much of...
Dates: 1938-2005, undated

Soil and Water Conservation Society records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0279
Abstract The Soil and Water Conservation Society is involved in the conservation and preservation of soil, water, and wildlife environments. This collection contains bound speeches, articles, notes of administrators and other soil conservation researchers, and photographs. Photographs are of key officers in the Soil and Water Conservation Society, awards ceremonies, visits to foreign countries, and other events. Walter Lowdermilk's memoir Soil, Forest, and Water Conservation...
Dates: 1931-1982, undated

W. Robert Parks papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 2/11
Scope and Content This collection (1934-1999, undated) consists of biographical information, addresses and speeches, correspondence, minutes, and printed materials. Materials document Parks’ career at Iowa State as the Dean of Instruction, Vice President of Academic Affairs, and President of Iowa State. The files detail the relationship of Iowa State with the Iowa Board of Regents and other Regents’ Universities, student activities such as VEISHEA (Iowa State’s annual celebration) and the Government of the...
Dates: 1934-1999, undated

Walter R. Hagen papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 21/7/47
Scope and Content

This collection documents Hagen’s achievements in conservation and public speaking on conservation. Materials include photocopies of newspaper clippings, soil conservation literature, conservation planning materials, and a selection of Hagen's correspondence and speeches.

Dates: 1942-1978

William Hamilton papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0614
Scope and Content The collection (1940-2000, undated) documents Hamilton's career with the American Farm Bureau Federation and includes remarks, speeches, policies, correspondence, position papers, statements made before Congress, articles, pamphlets, booklets, memorandums, press releases, news clippings, and a manuscript relating Hamilton's personal memories of working for the American Farm Bureau Federation. Not all of the material in the collection was authored by Hamilton, but the collection also includes...
Dates: 1940-2000, undated

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