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William Rankin Civil War letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0711

The collection consists of 30 letters written by William Rankin, a Civil War soldier during the summer of 1864. Rankin was a “100-days man” who served with the 46th Regiment, Iowa Infantry.

Dates: 1864

William S. Husband Computer Manufacturing collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/187
Scope and Content Most of this collection (1950-2005, undated) represents IBM’s medium and large scale product announcements for 1965-1990, when IBM was the dominant manufacturer of mainframe products. During this time, the third generation of stored program computers was introduced and was followed by years of incredible growth. IBM’s dominant market share (estimated at 85% of the mainframe market at that time) allowed IBM to control, for many of its products, the rate at which it introduced replacement...
Dates: 1950-2005, undated

Lt. Walter and Pauline Wilson WWII Letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/296
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence and other ephemera exchanged by a husband and wife - Walter and Polly - during World War 2.

Dates: 1940-1946, undated

Winifred R. Tilden papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 10/7/11
Scope and Content

The collection (1891-2010, undated) contains biographical information and material associated with Tilden’s career at Iowa State College (University). The biographical information includes newspaper clippings, family photos, and writings about her life and accomplishments. The collection also contains correspondence, photographs and documentation from her time in France, WOI radio scripts, and writings by Tilden.

Dates: 1891-2010, undated

Wise Burroughs papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 9/11/54
Scope and Content

This collection (1911-1994, undated) contains the papers of Dr. Wise Burroughs. The papers consist of biographical information, research materials, patent applications, publications and presentations. The collection also includes correspondence, court documents, and information about Dawe’s Laboratories Inc., Eli Lilly and Merck pertaining to Dr. Burroughs’ research on DES (Diethylstilbestrol).

Dates: 1911-1994, undated

Wolodymyr R. Madych papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 13/14/61
Scope and Content

This collection (1944-1984, undated) includes the biographical information and publications of Wolodymyr Madych.

Dates: 1944-1984, undated

Woman Suffrage collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0471
Scope and Content This collection (1916-1919, undated) contains materials related to the woman suffrage movement in Iowa and the United States. It includes printed material supporting the equal suffrage amendment on the ballot in the June 1916 Iowa primary election, blank enrollment cards for the Iowa Equal Suffrage Association and the Boone County (Iowa) Suffrage Association, a 1919 newspaper article from the New York Sun, and postcards of Elizabeth Cady Stanton. ...
Dates: 1912-1919, undated

Women, Food and Agriculture Network collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0534
Scope and Content

This collection (2010) consists of a few flyers, brochures and a newsletter.

Dates: 2010

Women in Chemistry Oral History Project

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0650
Scope and Content This collection, organized alphabetically by name, contains biographical information, photographs, published material, and oral history interview transcripts. Some transcripts are unavailable due to their being revised. Additional transcripts will be added continuously. The master audio cassettes of each interview are restricted. Reference copies are available for researchers, please contact the Curator, Archives of Women in Science and Engineering. ...
Dates: 2001-2002

Women in Communications, Inc. Ames Professional Chapter (Iowa) records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0035
Scope and Content The collection (1917-1980, undated) contains minutes, correspondence, newsletters, financial records, directories, annual reports, membership information, scrapbooks, news clippings, year-end activity reports, the Ames Professional Club's charter, the Omicron Chapter's petition to organize a chapter, and a few materials from the national organization (constitution, by-laws, reports, directories, correspondence, newsletters). The collection includes materials from the Ames Professional...
Dates: 1917-1980, undated

Women In Science and Engineering Oral History Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0379
Dates: 1997-2004

Women Involved in Farm Economics records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0317
Scope and Content

This collection (1984-1986, undated) includes a flyer describing the accomplishments of WIFE and a newspaper clipping discussing the group's activities. The remainder of the collection consists of seven issues of WIFE Line, the organization's newsletter, which details meetings and projects.

Dates: 1984-1986, undated

Women's Helpful Birthday Club records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0201
Abstract The Women's Helpful Birthday Club was begun in Ames in 1904 by Rena Mather as a social club for the women in her neighborhood. The club was to meet in the homes of members on dates near their birthdays. In 1979 it was decided that the club would continue only as a social group without officers or dues, and eventually the club ceased to exist. This collection includes the constitution, bylaws, standing rules, news clippings, report, history, and ledgers of the Women's Helpful Birthday...
Dates: 1925-1979, undated

Woodward H. Brown papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0502
Abstract Woodward Hart Brown, dedicated Iowa ornithologist, studied and wrote about the birds of Iowa and the world. Brown was also a committed member of the Iowa Ornithologists' Union for many years. This collection contains correspondence, bird reports, bird check lists, log books, maps and publications relating to ornithology. The collection documents Brown's ornithology work primarily in Iowa but also nationally and worldwide. The bulk of this collection contains bird check lists and log...
Dates: 1890-1980, undated

World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0283
Scope and Content The collection (1963-2013) contains conference proceedings, financial records, correspondence, Executive Committee materials, newsletters, handbooks, guidelines, secretary's reports, membership information, and awards materials. The conference proceedings include programs, abstracts, and volumes of Veterinary Parasitology. The Executive Committee materials generally relate to meetings and include minutes, agendas and correspondence. The award materials...
Dates: 1963-2013

World Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0281
Dates: 1970-2000

World War II Ration Memorabilia collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0388
Scope and Content This collection contains certificates and stamps which were used for the purchase of bicycles, automobiles, food, fuel oil, gasoline, rubber footwear, shoes, sugar, tires and typewriter rental. It also contains War Ration Books One through Three and Five. These books were intended primarily for use with food items. Books One and Two were distributed through public schools. Book Three was distributed through the mail. Book Four (not included in the collection) was distributed through school...
Dates: 1942-1945

World Weeds: Natural Histories and Distribution Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0645
Scope and Content

The collection contains research materials related to the creation and publication of the book World Weeds: Natural Histories and Distribution.

Dates: 1977-1997

YMCA Ames - Iowa State University

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 22/10/0/3
Scope and Content

The collection (1880-2007) contains mission and by-laws, history of the Iowa State chapter, correspondence, program information, financial records, printed materials, brochures, biographical information concerning YMCA personnel, newspaper clippings about YMCA activities and other sponsored programs, and the transfer of ownership of Alumni Hall (Enrollment Services Center) from the YMCA to Iowa State University.

Dates: 1880-2007

YWCA Ames - Iowa State University

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 22/10/0/2
Scope and Content

This collection (1873-2012) contains records, which document the activities of the YWCA at Iowa State University. The papers include the articles of incorporation, annual reports, and meeting minutes. The records also contain scrapbooks and photographs. In addition, there are newsletters, press releases, and several histories of the YWCA.

Dates: 1873-2012

Zoe R. Murphy papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0162
Scope and Content

This collection (1899-1983, undated) contains biographical information, correspondence, printed matter, and material related to Master Farm Homemakers and to the Rural Teacher of the Year Award sponsored by Wallace’s Farmer and the National Education Association. The printed matter includes bulletins and pamphlets of recipes and information of interest to homemakers.

Dates: 1899-1983, undated

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