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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

Jessie Field Shambaugh papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 16/3/60
Scope and Content

The Shambaugh Papers consist mainly of information written about Jessie Field Shambaugh and her pioneering efforts to create the 4-H movement. There is a cassette tape of a slide presentation entitled, “Jessie Field, Mother of 4-H,” two additional cassette tapes of a speech and interview with Shambaugh, photographs of Shambaugh as well as photographs of a watch given to her in 1911, and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1901-1998, undated

Martin L. Mosher papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 16/3/55
Abstract Martin Luther Mosher is credited as the first county extension agent for the state of Iowa, appointed in 1912 and serving in Clinton County. Mosher received a B.A. (1905) and an honorary M.A. (1915) from Iowa State University. He worked under Perry G. Holden at Iowa State and traveled on the Corn Train Special in 1905. In 1908 and 1909 Mosher served as a private consultant for corn production in Vera Cruz, Mexico. In 1916 he received an extension position in Woodford County, Illinois where...
Dates: 1836-1979, undated

Paul C. Taff papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 16/3/56
Scope and Content The Paul C. Taff Papers consists of clippings, Extension photographs, booklets, pamphlets, correspondence, and papers documenting Taff's life and work. Many of the records date from 1905-1982 and relate to the development of the 4-H movement, the Iowa State Extension Service, and the National Catholic Rural Life Conference. A scrapbook compiled by Taff contains family history and autobiographical information. Additional biographical material is in the collection as...
Dates: 1901-2007, undated