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Association for Women in Communications student chapter records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0103
Abstract

The Association for Women in Communications, founded at the University of Washington as Theta Sigma Phi in 1909, is an organization of student and professional women in journalism, broadcasting, and media. This collection contains the records of eleven student chapters formed in colleges across Iowa and the United states, between 1910 and 1977.

Dates: 1910-1977, undated

Association of Official Seed Analysts records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0253
Abstract The Association of Official Seed Analysts was established in Washington, D.C. in 1908. The establishment of the organization grew out of a meeting at the United States Department of Agriculture. The meeting's participants were representatives of experiment stations, agricultural colleges, the United States Department of Agriculture and the Canada Department of Agriculture. The organization was formed with the goal of "the perfecting and promulgating of uniform methods for seed testing."...
Dates: 1937-2001, undated, bulk 1966-1997

Atanasoff Berry Computer replica project records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 17/4/1
Abstract The Atanasoff Berry Computer (ABC) replica project was conceived by scientists and engineers of U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory. The goal of the project was to build a full-scale, working replica that would resemble the original ABC in appearance and function. Funding was approved in 1995 and the project was completed in 1997. This collection includes photographs, correspondence, budget information, and news clippings that document the construction of the machine, promotional...
Dates: 1949-1999

August Beck papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 21/7/127
Scope and Content

The collection contains course notes and papers from a former Iowa State student. Documents describe courses in animal husbandry, agricultural engineering, horticulture, farm management, and woodshop.

Dates: 1914-1917, undated

Aulger L. Paulson World War I letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0686
Scope and Content

The collection (1918-1919) contains over 200 letters written by Pvt. Aulger L. Paulson to his family in Postville, Iowa. Paulson describes his daily activities and the various structures and buildings at Camp Dodge.

Dates: 1918-1919

Austin Robert Koch papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 21/7/214
Abstract Austin Robert (Bob) Koch (1915-2008) was born near Ida Grove, Iowa. A. Robert Koch received his B.S. (1940) in agronomy from Iowa State College (University). He later worked for the United States Department of Agriculture for 33 years in various supervisory positions within the Farm Security Administration, later known as the Farmers Home Administration. This collection contains biographical information, college coursework, photographs, and class reunion materials for the Iowa State class of...
Dates: 1936-2008, undated

Autumn Stanley papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0659
Scope and Content The Autumn Stanley Papers (1674-2004, undated; bulk 1970-2004) document her research in women's history and women in science and technology. The collection includes biographical information on Autumn Stanley, correspondence, manuscripts, and subject files. The majority of the collection relates to Stanley's book Mothers and Daughters of Invention: Notes for a Revised History of Technology, including manuscripts, research correspondence, notes, and copies of...
Dates: 1637-2004, undated (bulk 1970-2007)

Auxiliary to the Iowa State University Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 22/5/0/32
Scope and Content

This collection contains records and scrapbooks documenting different Auxiliary A.V.M.A. social events, current officers, and meeting throughout its duration at Iowa State University. It also has meeting minutes, records, and agendas for their meetings.

Dates: 1947-2010

Bachelor Debating Society records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 22/7/0/2
Scope and Content

The collection contains a brief history and general business records of the Bachelor Debating Society. The materials include correspondence, financial records, meeting minutes, membership lists, reports, resolutions and speeches, programs, and the society’s constitution and by-laws.

Dates: 1970-1953, undated

Frank H. Baker papers

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MS-0550
Dates: 1978-1980

Barbara Ellen Forker papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 10/7/13
Abstract Barbara Ellen Forker received a B.S. (1942) from Eastern Michigan University, a M.S. (1950) from Iowa State College (University), and a Ph.D. (1957) from the University of Michigan. Before coming to Iowa State, Forker was a physical education instructor in Michigan (1942-1945) and during World War II worked for the American Red Cross (1945-1947) in Europe. Forker began her career at Iowa State College (University) in 1948 and retired as Emeritus Professor in 1990. When the men’s and women's...
Dates: 1947-2011, undated

Barry Arnold papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 13/14/54
Abstract Barry C. Arnold, born December 6, 1939, was a Professor (1965-1979) of Mathematics at Iowa State University. He received his B.S. (1961) from McMaster University and his M.S. (1961) and Ph.D. (1965) from Stanford University. His main area of research includes probability models and statistical inference, applied probability models, stochastic processes, inequality measurement, record values and order statistics, distributional characterizations and Bayesian techniques. This collection...
Dates: 1939-1979, undated

Barry Company records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0100
Scope and Content

The collection (1893-1903, undated) contains correspondence, endorsements, and a copy of the company's advertising.

Dates: 1893-1903, undated

C. Phillip Baumel papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 13/9/74
Dates: 1962-2011, undated

Beatrice M. Bruner Dowd papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/117
Scope and Content

The collection (1900-1994, undated) contains correspondence, course notes and papers, materials related to her professional career, news clippings, publications, and ephemeral materials. The collection also has materials related to Dowd’s time at Iowa State including concert and VEISHEA programs, certificates, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1900-1994, undated

Beatrice Mead Hagedorn papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0294
Scope and Content This collection contains photocopies of clippings from Newsday (1942), the Nassau Leader (1943), the Brooklyn Eagle (1943) a quip from the New Yorker (1942) and photocopies of photographs and a certificate. The clippings document the work of Beatrice Mead Hagedorn. The photographs depict her as a radio operator at Cornell University and working at Bell Laboratories. The certificate was presented to her from Bell Telephone Laboratories and state she has contributed...
Dates: 1942-1943

Beef Improvement Federation records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0270
Abstract

The Beef Improvement Federation, founded in 1968, is a federation of representatives from various beef industry organizations that seeks to improve the quality of beef through research and testing on beef performance and the evaluation of beef cattle. The collection includes correspondence, meeting materials, committee and financial records as well as publicity files and awards. The collection also includes historical records from the federation's founding period.

Dates: 1965-1997, undated

Belle Lowe papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 12/6/55
Scope and Content

This collection (1920-1961, undated) contains biographical sketches and news clippings related to Lowe's professional career at Iowa State, as well as research materials from other institutions concerning meat, fruits, and food preservation. Also in the collection are several of Lowe's published articles regarding the preparation, quality, and preservation of poultry, meats, and fats.

Dates: 1920-1961, 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

Ben F. Schlegel papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/120
Abstract

Ben F. Schlegal (1921-2013) was one of the nation's leading experts in poultry diseases and treatment. After serving in World War II, he earned a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Iowa State College (University) in 1950. This collection contains course notebooks, guides, and manuals used by Schlegel while enrolled as a student in the veterinary medicine program at Iowa State.

Dates: 1946-1949, undated

Benjamin F. Gue papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 1/3/52
Abstract Benjamin Gue, born on December 25, 1828, was a Lieutenant Governor (1866-1868) for Iowa. He was one of the authors of a bill to establish a state agricultural college and model farm (Iowa State University), which Governor Ralph P. Lowe signed into law on March 22, 1858. An influential figure in the development of the College, Gue served as President (1886) of the Board of Trustees for the Iowa Agricultural College. The collection (1847-1962, undated) contains biographical material about...
Dates: 1852-1962, undated

Benjamin Richard Ullem papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0234
Scope and Content This collection (1907-1980) contains a letter regarding family history, a newspaper clipping and an agricultural log book. The letter was written by Ullem’s son, Ben F. Ullem, in 1980 and provides details about Ullem family history. The clipping is from the Chariton Leader (October 3, 1907) and contains "The First Settlers," authored by Thomas Brandon (father of Laura Brandon Ullem). The commercially prepared log book,...
Dates: 1907-1927, 1980

Benjamin Sutton Willis papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 11/6/51
Scope and Content This collection (1835-1970, undated) contains biographical information, newspaper clippings, speeches written by Ben Willis as well as others, and correspondence regarding the WOI Radio program “Prairie Valley Intelligencer.” There are also scripts and programs to minstrel shows and poetry. From his years as a professor at Iowa State, there are slides of lab equipment and schematics used for class lectures. In addition, the collection contains a scrapbook and negatives documenting the...
Dates: 1835-1970, undated

Berkley Bedell papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 21/7/29
Abstract Berkley Warren Bedell, a native of Spirit Lake, Iowa, was a six-time Democratic Congressman (1975-1987) from Iowa's sixth district. Bedell attended Iowa State University briefly (1940-1942) before joining the United States Army (1942-1945) where he served as first lieutenant and flight trainer. In 1945, he returned to Spirit Lake and started Berkley and Company, an international fishing equipment business. In Congress, Bedell's interests included agriculture, commerce, and foreign relations....
Dates: circa 1960s-1986

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

Bernard Mahler Timberg oral history

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/215
Scope and Content The collection (1968-2006, undated) contains coursework and materials from Timberg's Master of Science thesis at Iowa State University and audio recordings of oral history interviews conducted by Timberg during his time at Iowa State. Included in the tapes are the original recordings identified and indexed in the appendix of his thesis. Timberg gathered oral histories from a variety of Iowans including Jack Shelley, Albert Parks Butts, Mabel Bartenhagen, Abe Mezvinsky, Lewis Morris, Jack...
Dates: 1968-2006, undated

Bernice K. Watt papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0271
Scope and Content The collection (1910-1984) contains documents from Watt’s career as a food nutritionist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. She spent her entire professional life working for the USDA and published over seventy journal articles that evaluate the nutritional context of over 3,000 foods. The data from her research are used as a standard of reference in not only the United States, but many areas of the world. Watt’s dedication to science is proven by the number of the field’s top awards she...
Dates: 1910-1984

Bert Benjamin papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/57
Scope and Content

The collection contains biographical information, correspondence, photographs of farm implements and family, and research materials. Topics discussed in the papers include the Farmall tractor, the International Harvester Company, cotton production, a study on automobile tires, and genealogical materials relating to the Benjamin family. The papers also include a poem Mr. Benjamin wrote entitled “Snap Shots”, and a variation of Bridge (card game) he developed.

Dates: 1893-1968

Bertha King papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0405
Abstract

This collection contains professional papers from Bertha King, who worked in the Department of Education as an Education Program Officer for Vocational Home Economics Education.

Dates: 1934-1996, undated

Bertrand R. Adams papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0255
Scope and Content This collection (1927-2007, undated) contains artwork and correspondence of Bertrand R. Adams. The artwork includes pencil and ink drawings, sketches, and a cartoon drawing for a mural that was never completed. The collection also includes a number of illustrations completed during high school and for the art correspondence course he took in the 1920s. Other artwork includes Christmas cards created by Adams and his wife, Mary Adams (a well-known artist in the community), along with some of...
Dates: 1927-2007, undated

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