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Iowa

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 58 Collections and/or Records:

Ada Hayden papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/5/55
Scope and Content The Ada Hayden Papers (1864-2007) include biographical information, diplomas and certificates, illustrations, list of publications, and a small amount of general correspondence and correspondence concerning the Hayden family as well as a bibliography of early botanists. The collection also contains photographs of the Hayden Prairie, animals, plants, Ledges State Park, the Mississippi River, Hayden's family, self-portraits, prairies, and the Skunk River. In addition, the papers include...
Dates: 1864-2007, undated

Althea R. Sherman collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792030000404]
Identifier: MS-0462
Scope and Content The collection (1913-1952, undated) primarily contains reprints of published articles written by Althea Sherman. The articles present Sherman's studies on the house wren, sparrow hawk, hummingbirds, bird conservation, and other topics of related interest. Also included is an article by Margaret Morse Nice reflecting on correspondence between Sherman and herself and a copy of Iowa Bird Life (June 1943) containing a thorough biography of Sherman written by Mrs....
Dates: 1913-1952, undated

Ann Holtgren Pellegreno papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0360
Scope and Content

This collection (1845-2012) consists of Pellegreno's research material: correspondence, clippings, manuscript drafts, and biographical files relating to the history of aviation. Among the paper records, photographs, audiotapes, and ephemera is information about Lincoln Beachy, Clarence Chamberlin, Ellen Church, the Donaldson Brothers, Carl H. Duede, Ila Fox, Neil J. McCoubrey, Clarence Norton, Eddie Rickenbacker, the Wright Brothers, and several Iowa air shows.

Dates: 1845-2012

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

Cora Belle Keith Pierce Botanical Specimen Book

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792030048023]
Identifier: RS 21/7/136
Scope and Content This collection (1875) contains one volume of botanical specimens collected by Cora Belle Keith Pierce. Pierce collected the sixty-three plant samples on or near the Iowa Agricultural College (Iowa State University) campus from April through September 1875 as a requirement for her sophomore year botany classes. Many of the samples are labeled with each plant's order, genus, species, habitat, and date collected. Some items are left unidentified. Several samples, including mosses and some...
Dates: 1875

Cora (Hawk) Keith Papers on Women's Suffrage

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS-0710
Abstract

This collection contains records about women’s suffrage organizations in Iowa. All materials are paper documents, including notes, correspondence, an event program, a list of accomplishments, and a certificate signed by Carrie Chapman Catt.

Dates: 1910-1938

Curtiss-Wright Engineering Cadettes Program, 1941-1945

 Sub-Group — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792030035277]
Identifier: RS 13/16/4
Description of Material This sub-group (1941-1943) contains education program materials for the cadettes, banquet, Christmas, and graduation programs, class descriptions, photographs, an unsigned certificate, and class problems and quizzes. The course descriptions include classes on engineering problems, construction, drafting, and the theory of flight; the correspondence, written by program administrators, discuss the credit value of the classes; and the remainder of the records contain...
Dates: 1941-1945

Dale O. Hull papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 9/7/56
Scope and Content This collection (1917-1999) contains biographical information, correspondence, publications, and research files. Many of Hull's publications on farm machinery, safety, and structures are included. The bulk of the collection contains Hull's research and reference files, which includes information on structures and processing, farm safety, and power equipment and machinery. These files contain an assortment of materials including correspondence, manufacturer's product literature, agricultural...
Dates: 1917-1999

Deborah Fink papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: RS 21/7/230
Scope and Content

This collection (1986-2010) includes biographical information, writings by Fink, and a review of one of her books. The biographical information includes a copy of her vita, news clippings, and library catalog records of her books. Copies of some of her published papers are included in the collection. They reveal her interests in the meatpacking industry and in rural women, specifically those living in the Midwestern United States.

Dates: 1986-2010

Dennis Keeney papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 9/1/5/11
Abstract

This collection focuses on Dennis Keeney’s work as the first director of the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture. It also includes some of his published works, involvement in professional societies, and documentation of his transfer from University of Wisconsin to Iowa State University.

Dates: 1952-2013, undated

E. Robert Baumann papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 11/5/55
Abstract Sanitation engineer, professor, and consultant, E. Robert Baumann was born in Rochester, New York in 1921. He earned a B.S.E. degree (1944) in civil engineering from the University of Michigan, and a B.S. degree (1945), an M.S. degree (1947), and a Ph.D. (1954) all in sanitary engineering from the University of Illinois. He was a professor at Iowa State University in the Department of Civil and Construction Engineering from 1953 until his retirement in 1991. The collection (1946-2010,...
Dates: 1946-2010, undated

Edna C. Mitchell papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792029514761]
Identifier: MS-0297
Scope and Content This collection (1913-1993) contains biographical information, family genealogies, military records, correspondence, clippings, photographs, and diplomas. The biographical information contains information about Edna C. Mitchell and her family, including family trees and a transcript of a 1977 interview with Edna about her life. Also included are Edna’s answers to a survey conducted on women engineers in the U.S. The military records and correspondence document...
Dates: 1913-1993

Eugenia Sue Smith Farrar papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 13/25/60
Abstract Eugenia Sue Smith Farrar, biologist, was a professor of zoology and genetics at Iowa State University. Farrar's research focused on the biology of the endocrine system, where she investigated insulin in bullfrog tadpoles, the thyroid hormone content of fish eggs, and environmental hormone disruptors in amphibians. This collection contains biographical information, graduate student work, correspondence, teaching files, university committee files, research...
Dates: 1962-2006, undated

Frank Robotka papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 13/9/55
Abstract An educator and specialist on agricultural cooperatives, Frank Robotka (1889-1975) worked for many years at the Agricultural Extension Service (1920-1961) of Iowa State University where he became involved with agricultural cooperatives. Robotka continued his study and research on cooperatives at Iowa State until his retirement in 1961. Throughout his career as a Professor of Agricultural Economics, he produced numerous journal articles and topical studies concerning the cooperative movement....
Dates: 1899-1974, undated

Frederick Wendell Miller papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 21/7/196
Abstract F. Wendell Miller, attorney, operated and managed his family farm operations near Rockwell City, Iowa. Wendell was also an avid traveler. Upon his death he bequeathed his estate to the University of Iowa and Iowa State University. This collection documents the operations and finances of F. Wendell Miller’s farms in incredible detail over several decades through correspondence, financial ledgers, receipts, contracts, deeds, and reports. The collection also includes materials that document...
Dates: 1885-2000, undated

George W. Beran papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 14/6/51
Scope and Content This collection (1930-2008, undated) contains materials documenting the work of George W. Beran and includes biographical information, research materials, and files related to his committee responsibilities for various organizations. The biographical information includes news clippings that discuss his time spent in the Philippines and the work he did there with the World Health Organization (WHO) and pseudorabies eradication. There are also newspaper articles written during his time as a...
Dates: 1930-2008, undated

Glen A. Russell papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 13/6/59
Abstract Glen Russell (1925-1998) received his B.S. (1947) and M.S. (1948) from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in chemistry, as well as a Ph.D. (1951) from Purdue University. Russell served as an Associate Professor (1958-1961) and a Professor (1961-1998) in the Department of Chemistry at Iowa State University. The collection contains correspondence, publications, research materials, artifacts, photographs, files on graduate students, ephemera, course files, ledgers, audio tapes, slides, and...
Dates: 1944-1998, undated

Harry J. Svec papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/6/53
Abstract Harry J. Svec (1918-2006) was a professor in the Chemistry Department and researcher at the Ames Laboratory at Iowa State University. Perhaps best known for his work with mass spectrometry, Svec also worked under Frank H. Spedding on the Manhattan Project and served as the departmental glassblower in the Chemistry Department. He earned his Ph.D. at Iowa State in 1950. This collection contains correspondence and various records of Svec’s tenure at Iowa State, including materials such as...
Dates: 1865-2013, undated

Herman Knapp papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 4/1/11
Abstract Herman Knapp was an educator and administrator at Iowa State College (University) for more than fifty years. Throughout his career at Iowa State he held the positions of deputy treasurer, assistant professor of agriculture, recorder, treasurer, registrar, business manager, vice president for business and finance, and acting president. One of his more notable achievements was expanding the number of carillon bells housed in Iowa State's Campanile. This collection contains personal and...
Dates: 1882-2008, undated

Iowa Agricultural College Grange records

 Record Group — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792029519570]
Identifier: RS 20/2/6
Scope and Content

This collection (1909-1957) includes copies of the constitution and by-laws, correspondence, the Manual of the Overseer, membership records, dues accounts (in a role book), proceedings of annual sessions, a few rosters, and a 1925 Secretary's book. Some of the materials document other local Grange organizations such as the State Grange of Iowa and the Amboy (Newton, Iowa) Grange.

Dates: 1909-1957

Iowa Agriculture and Home Economics Experiment Station Project Records, 1937-1986, undated

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RS 9/14/5
Description of Material This sub-group (1955-1984, undated) contains project applications, reports, memoranda of agreements, and correspondence for various projects undertaken by the Department of Forestry through the Iowa Agriculture and Home Economics Experiment Station. Some of the projects were also done in cooperation with the North Central Region, United States Forest Service, and other universities. Topics found in the documents consist of markets and uses for wood, forest recreation, and tree improvement,...
Dates: 1937-1986, undated

Iowa Agriculture and Home Economics Experiment Station records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 9/2
Abstract

Established as a result of the Hatch Act of 1887, the Iowa Agriculture and Home Economics Experiment Station is the research arm of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University. The Experiment Station conducts multidisciplinary research to help solve the complex agricultural problems facing scientists and farmers today.

Dates: 1883-2012, undated

Iowa Association of Family and Consumer Sciences records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0265
Scope and Content This collection (1917-2009) consists of annual meeting minutes, agendas, and related materials; correspondence; financial reports; handbooks; membership records; newsletters; publications; and scholarship files. Meetings of committees and sections are documented through meeting minutes, agendas, and correspondence. Publications, handbooks, and newsletters are included in the collection and record the efforts and goals of the organization as well as the concerns facing the members. A large...
Dates: 1909-2017, Undated

Iowa Bankers Association records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0045
Abstract

The Iowa Bankers Association (IBA), founded in June 1887, was formed to represent Iowa banks in front of Iowa legislature and to provide a way for individual bankers to gather and exchange ideas on the business of banking. This collection includes reports, correspondence, ledgers, photographs, films, audiotapes, videotapes, and artifacts. The materials cover bank robberies and other bank-related crimes, administrative activities, legislation, and marketing.

Dates: 1887-2004, undated

Iowa Farm Safety Council records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0319
Scope and Content The collection (1983-2013) includes annual records, the IFSC's newsletter The Council’s Chronicle, a camera ready copy of Iowa Farm Safety in the 20th Century: A History of Contributions by Rural Safety Volunteers, edited by Herb Plambeck (call no. S565 I66 1983), and calendars illustrated with artwork created by Iowa school children participating in the IFSC...
Dates: 1951-2013

Iowa State University. Agricultural Engineering Women’s Club records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 20/2/8
Scope and Content

This collection (1946-2001, undated) includes meeting minutes, correspondence, annual membership directories, membership handbooks, and records from parties and events sponsored by the Agricultural Engineering Women’s Club.

Dates: 1946-2001, undated

Iowa State University. Alumni Band Association records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/2/4
Scope and Content The collection (1980-2015) contains documentation related to the activities and operation of the ISU Alumni Band. Materials pertaining to the operation of the organization include bylaws, executive board meeting minutes, email and letter correspondence, financial reports, and planning materials for the annual banquet usually held during Homecoming weekend. Also included in the collection are materials that were distributed amongst the members of the ISU Alumni Band. These documents include...
Dates: 1980-2015

Iowa State University. Department of Agronomy records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 9/9
Abstract The Department of Agronomy at Iowa State University was formed in 1902 with an emphasis on the study of farm management, farm crops, soils, and farm mechanics. As of 2016, the department offers undergraduate degrees in agro-ecology, crop management and business, plant breeding and biotechnology, and soil science and environmental quality. This collection contains news clippings, annual reports, newsletters, brochures, publications, subject files, biographical files, creative components, and...
Dates: 1903-2014, undated

Iowa State University. Department of Art and Design records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 26/2
Scope and Content

This collection consists of materials related to the Department of Art and Design. Records include news clippings, annual reports, newsletters, brochures, subject files, biographical files, art education program records, and faculty papers.

Dates: undated

Iowa State University. Department of Botany records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/5
Abstract The Department of Botany was established at Iowa State in 1870 with Charles E. Bessey serving as head. The first graduate degree issued by Iowa State was received by botany student J.C. Arthur in 1877. The Department of Botany also holds the distinction of graduating Iowa State's first Ph.D. student, Leslie Kenoyer in 1916, and first female Ph.D. student, Ada Hayden in 1918. In 2003, the Department of Botany was merged with the departments of Animal Ecology and Zoology and Genetics to form...
Dates: 1886-2014, undated