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Clarence Richard “Dutch” Elder papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 5/2/11
Scope and Content

The collection (1946-1997) consists of records documenting the 1955 visit of a Russian delegation of agriculturalists to Iowa State University. These materials comprise the bulk of the collection and include memoranda, invitations, and itineraries for farm visits. Biographical information and general professional correspondence is also included in the collection.

Dates: 1946-1997

Dorothy Schwieder papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/12/54
Scope and Content This collection (1880-2011, undated) contains materials related to Schwieder's many years in academia. Starting with her own personal coursework from her Ph.D. studies at the University of Iowa, the collection traces her academic career, including presentations, publications, and research done on a variety of topics. Schwieder's work includes research on the Iowa State Cooperative Extension Service, Amish and other communitarian societies in Iowa, the town of Presho, South Dakota, women and...
Dates: 1880-2014, undated

Emelda L. Kunau papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 16/3/61
Scope and Content

This collection contains notes and lectures from classes as well as examples dealing with home furnishings and color usage. There is also lots of material pertaining to the 4H girl’s club and home improvement and home furnishing, as well as information and scrapbooks from Kunau’s many trips abroad.

Dates: 1914-1997, undated

Gerald A. Lineweaver papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 16/3/7/51
Scope and Content The collection (1935-1997, undated) includes biographical information, correspondence, new clippings, photographs, and publications. Biographical information includes news clippings, press releases, brief biographies, and memorials. The correspondence is mostly general correspondence related to the Iowa 4-H Foundation. The collection also contains the contents of two notebooks compiled by Lineweaver. The first one contains inspirational materials regarding 4-H, citizenship, leadership, and...
Dates: 1935-1997, undated

Gerald Edward Parsons papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 16/3/63
Scope and Content This collection (1957-1996) contains material related to Jerry Parsons' professional career. The records include biographical materials and also papers written by Parsons concerning adult education and 4-H and youth programs. The collection also contains national and Iowa 4-H publications, several of which were authored by Parsons. Some materials of interest are a set of publications created by Parsons for the National 4-H Recognition Program and sent to state 4-H youth staff members. These...
Dates: 1957-1996

Harold M. Nichols papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 16/3/51
Scope and Content The collection (1915-1974) contains photographs, manuscripts, and correspondence. The Iowa Extension material details Nichols' work in Allamakee, Hamilton, and Humboldt counties. The manuscripts cover reminiscences of his work as well as photographs from those counties in the 1920s and 1930s. Other materials include photographs and reminiscences of Iowa State and World War I and copies of The Iowa Agriculturalist from 1915 and The...
Dates: 1915-1974

Iowa State University. Cooperative Extension Service in Agriculture and Home Economics records

 Record Group
Identifier: RS 16/3
Abstract In 1906, the Iowa General Assembly appropriated funds to establish a Department of Extension at Iowa State College (University). In 1914, the U.S. Congress passed the Smith-Lever Act, creating a nationwide system of cooperative extension services that provide outreach activities through land-grant universities, bringing together funding at the national, state, and county levels. The collection includes news clippings, annual reports, newsletters, brochures, publications, subject files,...
Dates: 1908-2010, Undated

Jean E. Olson papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 26/5/53
Scope and Content

This collection (1971-1989, undated) contains correspondence, meeting materials, and reports. A large part of the collection includes minutes and related correspondence for meetings of the Agriculture and Natural Resources section of Iowa State University Extension. Also included is a report that documents Olson’s role in the publication of several Landscape Architecture Extension newsletters and his notes for staff meetings of the Department of Landscape Architecture.

Dates: 1971-1989, undated

Kenneth E. Stone papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/9/73
Abstract Kenneth E. Stone is a Professor Emeritus of Economics and Extension Economist at Iowa State University. He is best known for his studies on the economic impact that discount mass merchandisers, specifically Walmart, have on host cities and surrounding communities. Stone gave numerous talks around the world to help retail businesses adapt to the increased competition Walmart brings to the community. This collection includes biographical information and papers by Stone related to business...
Dates: 1978-2012, undated

Marvin A. Anderson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 16/1/11
Scope and Content The collection (1914-2006, undated) contains biographical information, professional correspondence, reprints of published articles, subject files, and talks given by Anderson. The biographical materials include a short biography and newspaper clippings that document Anderson’s Iowa State College (University) related activities. The professional correspondence includes memoranda from the USDA Federal Extension Service to state and county extension directors. The reprints of published articles...
Dates: 1914-2006, undated

Maurice W. Soults papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 16/3/65
Scope and Content

The collection (1949-1972) contains correspondence relating to his work with Iowa State University Extension, as well as biographical information. The correspondence is arranged in the same order in which it was initially filed by him.

Dates: 1949-1972

Nora Workman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 16/3/59
Scope and Content The collection contains manuscripts, manuals, and clippings documenting the life and work of Nora Workman. The body of this collection is the material related to 4-H Judging and her publications related to home furnishings. Another relative strength is the collection of pamphlets and booklets related to cooking and food preparation. The collection also includes Democratic Party Convention Programs for the years, 1920 and 1940, as well as an Usher medal for the 1920 Convention. In her...
Dates: 1930-1958, 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

Rex Beresford papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 9/11/56

Rex Beresford was an Extension specialist and professor of animal science at Iowa State University. Beresford was a respected expert in the area of cattle feeding and marketing. This collection contains information about Beresford's career at Iowa State and copies of his writings and speeches on the cattle industry.

Dates: 1926-1958, undated

Verda Louise Williams papers

 Collection — Box: 13
Identifier: RS 5/2/51
Scope and Content This collection documents the making of the hour-long PBS program "Black Des Moines: Voices Seldom Heard," by Verda Williams. Series 1 - Biographical Information (1998) contains Williams' resume. Series 2 - Publicity (1985-1991) contains brochures, newspaper advertisements, and posters of Verda Williams' productions "Black Des Moines: Voices Seldom Heard" and "A Rose Is A Rose" both before and after...
Dates: 1958-2004, undated

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