Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
The main focus of this collection is Celestia Lee Barker's journal, which she began in 1863 at the age of 17. She wrote consistently in the journal from 1863 to 1866, documenting the events of her daily life. There are only occasional entries after 1866. These later entries, written on birthdays or anniversaries, relate to the Barker's marriage and family.
This collection consists of college memorabilia, commencement programs, and a photograph album. The album contains family photos, images of student life and classmates, campus scenery, scenes from homecoming, postcards from friends, newspaper clippings, and photos of dormitory life. There are also photographs of Abraham’s hometown in Mt. Pleasant including agricultural scenes of life on the farm.
This collection contains personal diaries, journals, farm records, deeds, stories, and pictures pertaining to life on a Century Farm. Some original documents and photo copies of materials are present.
This collection (1974-2007, undated) includes records related to the Iowa State University Extension Life in Iowa summer internship program. Most of the records document the summer internships of 2002-2005 and include photographs of the students and their internship projects, news clippings and articles, student and employer survey results, and a scrapbook.
This collection contains detailed farming and family financial record books. The records include receipts, notes, and documents pertaining to purchases of farm supplies and equipment, clothing, and everyday items for family life. The Miksch's used a variety of accounting books to record the farm finances issued by Iowa State College Press, Iowa State College, Iowa State University Extension Service John Deere, and National Farm and Loan Association.