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Farmers--Iowa

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Benjamin Richard Ullem papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792029521808]
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

Charles E. Whiting papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792030017671]
Identifier: RS 1/3/53
Abstract Charles E. Whiting was a well-respected farmer and politician from Monona County, Iowa. He was the Democratic candidate for governor of Iowa in 1885 and was elected state senator in 1883. He served as a member of the Board of Trustees at Iowa State College during its early years. This collection includes correspondence about his campaign for governor and his expansive farm, speeches he wrote for his campaigns, deeds, and legal documents regarding the various land acquisitions that he made....
Dates: 1847-1915, undated

Charles Laverty papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 21/7/69
Scope and Content

This collection (1965-1974, undated) contains files relating to Charles Laverty's work on environmental issues and land use during his service in the Iowa state legislature. The materials include correspondence, minutes, reports, and background information.

Dates: 1965-1974, undated

Farmers’ Transmission Line Lawsuits collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0089
Scope and Content This collection (1969-1979, undated) contains documents relating to Commission hearings and court action, correspondence, lawyers notes regarding the construction of the power lines, and information about exhibits used in the court case. The collection contains information about several exhibits in the case such as: proposed routes of Iowa Power and Light Company, franchise, objectors lists, maps, request for right of eminent domain with accompanying maps of location of farms in Boone...
Dates: 1969-1979, undated

George Andrew Heikens papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 21/7/15
Scope and Content

This collection contains materials related to Heikens’ employment by the State Hog Farms Corporation (or Svinovod) in Moscow, U.S.S.R., in 1930 and 1931. Materials include an employment contract, correspondence, reports written by Heikens, news clippings in English and Russian, photographs, and negatives.

Dates: 1902-1976

Charles J. Hearst papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0003
Scope and Content The collection includes business and personal letters, maps, newspaper clippings, writings, photographs, and a biographical account of Hearst’s life. Series I, Agricultural Delegation trip to the USSR, contains official letters and itineraries that Hearst received prior to the delegation in 1955. Materials from the actual trip include lists of soviet officials, maps, passports, newspaper clippings, photographs, and Hearst’s diaries...
Dates: 1935-1970

Iowa Farmstead Picture collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792029995002]
Identifier: MS-0390
Scope and Content This collection contains engravings and lithographs (some hand-colored) as well as photogravures depicting farmsteads and stock farms in Iowa circa 1871-1904. Typically, prints have originally appeared in such vintage atlases as the A.T. Andreas' Illustrated Historical Atlas of the State of Iowa, the Atlas of the State of Iowa, and other publications. Most of the prints have multiple images....
Dates: 1871-1904

John Thomas Winborn and Winborn family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0190
Scope and Content This collection (1909-1985) includes farm and business records and two manuscripts written by members of the Winborn family. The majority of the farm records are J. T. Winborn’s ledgers from the time he began farming in 1909 until 1938, when he formed a partnership with his four older children (Everett, Lucille, Milton, and Walter). Records are kept in cloth bound books and are mostly handwritten, but also include some original receipts from transactions such as feed...
Dates: 1909-1985

Meade Family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0565
Abstract The Meade family farmed in Iowa for many years beginning with John Meade in the 1860s. Earl and Mary Ball farmed a portion of this early Meade family acreage beginning in the 1960s. The collection contains interviews of Ralph Meade (audio cassette tapes, transcripts), journals, family histories, record books, and a notebook. Most of the material relates to Ralph and Magdalen Meade but also includes material from Norbert Meade, Mary Meade Ball and Earl Ball. The materials all document various...
Dates: 1924-1987, undated

Raymond W. Cassady papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0339
Scope and Content This collection (1850-1973, undated) contains materials related to Raymond W. Cassady as well as materials on Whiting family history. Materials related to Cassady include correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, newspaper and magazine clippings, and his certificate of appointment as Iowa Secretary of Agriculture. Records and photographs related to the Walnut Ridge Stock Farm are also included. Materials on Whiting family history consist of photocopies of correspondence, transcribed journal...
Dates: 1850-1973, undated

Roy L. Little and Clara I. Shinkle papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/218
Scope and Content The collection (1909-1979, undated) contains college notebooks and farm diaries of Roy and Clara (Shinkle) Little. Clara’s notebooks include notes from classes attended while studying domestic science at Iowa State and include classes in botany, art history, personal sanitation and hygiene, food preparation and cooking, and human physiology. Notes are all recorded in pencil and the botany and human physiology notes include hand drawn illustrations related to the material covered. Her...
Dates: 1909-1979, undated