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Bess and Fred E. Ferguson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/13/52
Abstract Elizabeth "Bess" Storm Ferguson, a 1921 graduate of Iowa State, was a homemaker and journalist. Her husband, Fred, who was a 1922 graduate of Iowa State, was Publications Editor (1924-1953) for Iowa State College (University) and the Iowa Agricultural Experiment Station. This collection includes the papers of both Bess and Fred Ferguson and contains biographical information, personal and professional correspondence, professional writings, and farm records. Bess's professional works focus...
Dates: 1887-1986, undated

Bessie Gerstenberger papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/106
Scope and Content This collection (1936-2001, undated) contains materials that document Gerstenberger’s education, teaching, and her involvement in physical education for the handicapped, Senior Health Insurance Information Program, Leisurecraft and Counseling Camp, and Toastmasters International. The papers include reports, course materials, correspondence, and speeches. The collection also contains drafts and notes for Gerstenberger’s doctoral dissertation entitled, A Study of...
Dates: 1936-2001, undated

Betty Lou Varnum papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 5/6/53
Abstract Betty Lou Varnum was a TV personality at WOI-TV in central Iowa. She began her career in 1954 as host of a program for children, "The Magic Window." She also hosted other WOI-TV programs "Dimension 5," "Status 6," and "Stringer’s Newscast." Varnum was an announcer for a number of televised VEISHEA parades at Iowa State University and Iowa State Fair parades in Des Moines, Iowa. She retired from WOI-TV in 1994. This collection contains biographical information, correspondence, program notes,...
Dates: 1955-1993, undated

Betty McGee Vetter papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0582
Scope and Content Series 1, Biographical Information, contains journals and daybooks from Vetter’s youth, her Navy service record, her passports, her obituary and correspondence relating to her death in 1994. Series 2, Family History, contains the chronology, genealogy and history of both sides of Vetter’s family. In addition, it contains memorial service books, a will and a published biography of her grandmother. Series 3, Correspondence, contains professional correspondence related to Vetter’s work as...
Dates: 1924-1994

Betty Toman papers

Identifier: RS 10/7/51
Scope and Content The collection (1930-2010, undated) documents Professor Toman’s professional life and includes correspondence, news clippings, published articles, and photographs. Materials relating to dance performances at Iowa State University by student groups and guest performers are also found in the collection. The papers include biographical material and correspondence with professional colleagues. The range of Professor Toman’s activities is illustrated by materials...
Dates: 1930-2010, undated

Beverly E. Golemba papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0307
Scope and Content The collection (1994, undated) contains a manuscript of Human Computers: The Women in Aeronautical Research. This typescript manuscript documents the women who performed the mathematical calculations for the National Air and Space Administration (NASA) Program in the 1940s, prior to the advent of mechanical computers. Based on interviews, Golemba details the backgrounds, careers, and personal lives of each participant. Those included are: Vivian Adair, Rowena...
Dates: 1994, undated

Beverly J. Crabtree papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 12/1/17
Scope and Content

This collection (1977-2002) contains biographical sketches and newspaper clippings on Crabtree along with a number of articles and speeches presented by Dean Crabtree for Iowa State University’s College of Family and Consumer Sciences. The speeches and articles mostly focus on the future of the family and consumer sciences curriculum and home economics educators as well as career opportunities for graduates of the college.

Dates: 1977-2002

Big Bluestem Audubon Society records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0592
Abstract The Ames Audubon Society, which is affiliated with the National Audubon Society, was established on June 1, 1968. In March 1982 the organization's name was changed to the Big Bluestem Audubon Society. The objectives of the society are to enjoy and study wildlife, plants and the many other facets of nature in order to gain a broader understanding and a deeper appreciation of our environment and to encourage others to do likewise; and to engage in educational and similar activities, such a...
Dates: 1959-2017

Black Hawk County (Iowa) Association of Cooperatives records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0191
Scope and Content

The collection (1952-1976) contains newspaper articles and minute books. The minute books contain minutes of annual meetings and board meetings, as well as reports of receipts and expenses.

Dates: 1952-1976

Black Student Alliance records

 Record Group
Identifier: RS 22/3/5
Dates: 2018-2019

Block Family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0208
Scope and Content This collection (1899-1930s, undated) includes a photograph album and some basic information on the relatives of Otto and Lottie (Kelling) Block. Portraits of family members included in the album are: John Kelling and his wife (parents of Lottie M. Kelling); Claus and Metta Block (parents of Otto Block); Otto and his brothers, Claus and Frank; George, John, and Jim Kelling (probably brothers of Lottie); Jim Block (Lottie’s brother) with his wife, Mabel, and their child. Many other portraits...
Dates: 1899-1930s, undated

Bob Kisken photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0596
Abstract Robert (Bob) Kisken is a retired teacher from Michigan and now does ranch and farm photography as a hobby. After retirement, he has lived in Mobridge, South Dakota and then Glenrock, Wyoming. This collection contains photographs taken by Kisken of barns in the Midwest but also includes some from other states and Canada. The barns cover a variety including kit barns from Sears, Roebuck, and Company; red barns; white barns; cantilever barns; German style barns; round barns; brick and wood...
Dates: 1986-2011, undated

Book Dedication collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0236
Scope and Contents

This collection contains typed lists of dedications from a variety of books.

Dates: 1950, 1959, undated

Boyne H. Platt Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 4/1/13
Scope and Content

These materials are open for research, but have not been processed and do not have a box listing.

Dates: 1938-2013

J. Artie Browning papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 9/18/54
Dates: 1971-1989, undated

Bruce S. Gathy Iowa State University Energy Research House collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 23/1/51
Abstract Construction of the Iowa State University Energy Research House (ERH) started in March 1977. The project, sponsored by the Engineering Research Institute and funded by the Iowa State University Research Foundation, was designed to demonstrate and test innovative active and passive methods of improving energy utilization in buildings. Bruce S. Gathy, who received his Ph.D. (1967) from Iowa State University, worked on the installation of the mechanical system and oversaw phase one testing at...
Dates: 1977-2016

Wesley Fisher and Mary Jagger Buchele papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 9/7/52
Abstract Wesley Fisher Buchele was born March 18, 1920, in Cedar Vale, Kansas. He received his formal education in agricultural engineering from Kansas State University, the University of Arkansas, and Iowa State University. Buchele was a Professor (1963-1989) of agricultural engineering at Iowa State. Buchele originated several agricultural safety courses, the first of their kind in the country, and is a renowned farm safety expert. He also developed several patents, including one for the large...
Dates: 1887-2012, undated

Building Committee records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 8/6/194
Scope and Content

Contains correspondence, receipts, photographs, and a record book detailing the construction and furnishing of campus buildings.

Dates: 1866-1954

Burrell Franklin Ruth papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 11/4/52
Abstract Burrell Franklin Ruth was a chemical engineering professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Iowa State University. In addition to his work as a professor, Ruth was associated with the Ames Laboratory of the Atomic Energy Commission as a Senior Chemical Engineer. His collection includes his research, notes, calculations, publications, speeches, and writings. His research included work on the fundamentals of filtration, flow of fluids through porous media, humidification, mechanism...
Dates: 1925-2005, undated

Bushrod W. Allin papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0011
Scope and Content This collection (1932-1968, undated) consists principally of Allin's writings, including articles, reports, book reviews, addresses, speeches, and lectures. The bulk of these materials document the economics of U.S. agricultural policy and practice, including analyses of land-use practices, forecasts of future economic conditions, and reports on employment opportunities. The collection also contains biographical information, correspondence, Congressional testimony, and writings by others on...
Dates: 1932-1968, undated

C. Frederick Mosteller papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0610
Scope and Content The collection primarily documents C. Frederick Mosteller’s affiliation with the American Statistical Association and the International Statistical Institute, and his time as a faculty member of Harvard University. The collection contains four series: Series 1, American Statistical Association Records (1965-1996, undated); Series 2, Harvard University Records (1919-1999, undated); Series 3, International Statistical Institute Records...
Dates: 1919-1999, undated

Cael Sanderson papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 24/12/51
Abstract Cael Sanderson is known as the greatest collegiate wrestler in American history. Sanderson went 159-0 in individual matches. He won four consecutive NCAA titles (1999-2002), was a member of the U.S. World Wrestling team (2001-2003), and won an Olympic gold medal for wrestling in Athens, Greece (2004). He was hired as Iowa State's head wrestling coach in 2006. Iowa State won three Big 12 titles in his three seasons. In 2009, Sanderson left Iowa State to become the head wrestling coach at Penn...
Dates: 1999-2010

Calvin Forbes papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0276
Scope and Content

The collection (1999-2007) consists of two 11”x15” letterpress prints by Calvin Forbes. The first print, “Assay Assay #1,” was printed on Rives de Lin paper in an edition of 50 copies in Chicago on November 6, 1999. The second print, “Away/For BJ,” was printed on Rives BFK Gray paper in an edition of 50 copies in Chicago in January 2007.

Dates: 1999-2007

Campus Memories and Memorabilia

 Record Group
Identifier: RS 0/17
Scope and Content

This record group consists of materials gathered by subject, rather than by donor. These groupings were decided upon by the archivists in the Special Collections and University Archives department. The collection contains correspondence, articles, artifacts, and audiovisual materials relating to the history of Iowa State University and the student experience.

For artifacts included in this collection, see the series descriptive notes.

Dates: 1870-2021, undated

Cardinal Key Honor Society (Iowa State University) records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 22/2/8

The Cardinal Key Honor Society was established in 1926 to recognize students at Iowa State College (University) who exemplify outstanding leadership, scholarship, character, and service. This collection contains correspondence, reports, nomination forms, rosters, news clippings, and constitution and by-laws. The records include information regarding membership selection process, the tapping ceremony, and Leadership Day.

Dates: 1926-2016, undated

Carl A. Bluedorn papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 21/7/184
Scope and Content

This collection (1927-2005, undated) contains news clippings and photographs from a scrapbook compiled by Bluedorn while in college. The scrapbook photographs contain images of Bluedorn, Iowa State campus scenes, and other students. The images also depict scenes from Camp Marston, ISU’s Department of Civil Engineering Surveying Summer Camp. The news clippings document his professional and philanthropic achievements.

Dates: 1927-2005, undated

Carl C. Malone papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/9/65
Scope and Content

This collection (1959-1999, undated) contains addresses, biographical information, correspondence, Intensive Agricultural Development Program (IADP) reports, manuscripts, maps, notes, notebooks, annual meeting programs, reference files, and transparencies. The majority of the collection documents Malone's work with the Ford Foundation in India.

Dates: 1959-1999, undated

Carl E. Ekberg, Jr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 11/5/14
Abstract Carl E. Ekberg, Jr. was Professor (1959-1988) and Head (1959-1985) of the Department of Civil Engineering at Iowa State University. He conducted research on prestressed concrete structures for highway and railway bridges and was involved with research on steel deck reinforced concrete floors. This collection includes biographical information, correspondence, meeting materials, news clippings, publications, and reports. The collection also contains documents related to many of the...
Dates: 1956-2007, undated

Carl J. Goebel papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 9/14/56
Scope and Content

This collection (1961-1966) contains biographical information, correspondence, and research papers relating to the work of Carl Goebel. The correspondence is mostly from the time after Goebel worked at Iowa State regarding a manuscript that was being proof-read by Gordon Gatherum. The research materials focused on herbicides and rodent repellant and include written analysis, numerical data and photographs.

Dates: 1961-1966

Carl Laurel Telleen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/74
Abstract Carl L. Telleen received his B.S. (1937) and his D.V.M. (1939) from Iowa State College (University). Telleen became a meat inspector for the Food Safety Inspection Service of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and developed a concern with regulations in the meat industry allowing contaminated produce to pass with sold product. Telleen advocated for better safety in the meat industry and fought with the USDA for such. This collection includes correspondence, news clippings,...
Dates: 1979-1986, undated

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