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Iowa State University--Students

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

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

Charles Alfred Norman picture postcard album

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: RS 21/7/272

Charles Alfred Norman was born in Logan, Iowa, on March 16, 1890. He earned a B.S. (1914) in Agricultural Engineering from Iowa State College (University). This collection contains a photograph album with 84 black and white picture postcards depicting campus buildings, athletics teams, and student life at Iowa State during Norman's time in college.

Dates: 1913-1914

Charles F. Keithahn papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: RS 21/7/229
Scope and Content

This collection (1929-1992, undated) includes biographical information, family correspondence, news clippings, photographs, and reports. The family correspondence consists of letters between Charles and the Keithahn family while Charles was away from home. There are also letters between Charles' parents and officials and professors from the schools Charles attended. This collection also contains biographical information about Charles Keithahn and several reports.

Dates: 1929-1992, undated

Donald Elwood Larew papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/232
Scope and Content This collection (1954-2010, undated) contains letters, theater programs, and Iowa State University memorabilia. The collection of letters consists of dozens of letters from Larew to his parents. Most of the letters were written by Larew as a student at Iowa State and then later at the beginning of his professional career in interior design. On the backs of the envelopes, Larew noted and identified the specific people mentioned in the letters as an aid to help anyone reading through them....
Dates: 1954-2010, undated

Iowa State University, Homecoming

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 22/7/0/10
Scope and Content The collection (1912-2012) contains committee files, meeting minutes, news clippings, progress reports, and publicity materials related to Iowa State University’s Homecoming celebration. The records from 1969 through 1990 document homecoming activities and event planning rather well. These materials include extensive committee minutes, correspondence, publications, and other materials related to the organization of execution of homecoming activities. However, the years prior to and since...
Dates: 1912-2012

Iowa State University. Residence Hall Week records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 22/9/9
Abstract Residence Hall Week was first held March 6 - 9, 1968. The event encourages camaraderie amongst the various residence halls, provides entertainment and activities, and introduces prospective freshman to living on-campus. The collection primarily contains reports on the planning and success of the week submitted by different sub-committees at the conclusion of their service. Additional materials include news clippings, publicity materials, Residence Hall Week Gazette, The Hallmark, and...
Dates: 1968-1994

Iowa State University. University Committee on Diversity records

 Record Group — Box 1
Identifier: RS 8/6/180
Abstract Iowa State University President Gregory Geoffroy established the President's Advisory Committee on Diversity in 2003. The committee was charged with advising the president on issues relating to diversity and also to assess the campus climate to find areas the university can improve in regards to issues of diversity. The committee was reorganized and renamed the University Committee on Diversity in 2010. This collection includes news clippings, meeting minutes, campus climate assessment...
Dates: 2002-2013

Iowa State University Veterinarian records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 22/6/0/9
Abstract The Iowa State University Veterinarian was a non-profit publication that was published entirely by students studying Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University. Originally titled The Veterinary Student when it began publication in 1938, the journal included articles written by students and faculty and also contained condensed reports of research, interesting case reports and many other topics. Publication of the journal ceased in 2001. The collection...
Dates: 1946-2003, undated

Jay Brownlee Davidson papers

Identifier: RS 9/7/11
Abstract Jay Brownlee Davidson was born February 15, 1880 in Nebraska. He joined the faculty of Iowa State College (University) as Assistant Professor (1905-1907) in charge of agricultural engineering. Aside from several years spent teaching in California (1915-1919), Davidson spent the next 50 years at Iowa State as Professor (1907-1956) and Head (1907-1946) of the Department of Agricultural Engineering. Davidson became internationally renowned as an expert on agricultural mechanization and worked...
Dates: 1905-2005, undated

Michelle Moeller papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/242

Michelle Moeller enrolled at Iowa State University in 2008 and decided on becoming a high school history teacher. As a freshman she joined Delta Zeta Sorority and became actively involved in the Greek community at Iowa State. The materials in this collection were assembled during the fall of 2012 as part of a History 495 project to document student life. The collection includes coursework, images, artifacts, and ephemera.

Dates: 2009-2012, undated

Wallace W. Ashby papers

Identifier: RS 9/7/60

W. Wallace Ashby was an instructor (1913-1914) in agricultural engineering at Iowa State College (University). The collection contains Ashby's scrapbook and departmental correspondence. The scrapbook contains black and white photographs of Iowa State student life, campus buildings, and the Ames community.

Dates: 1910-1914