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Biographies (literary works)

 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:

Jesse Samuel Dancey papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0023
Scope and Content This collection (1870-1985, undated) contains biographical materials, newspaper clippings, letters, diaries and journals, sermons, articles, unpublished manuscripts, his master's thesis, notebooks, credentials, and photographs. Events covered include various ministries, a diary of when he was a student at Boston Theological Seminary (1899-1901), World War I letters and diaries (when he served as a Red Cross Chaplain), and journals of a 1922 European tour. Dancey's writings reveal spiritual...
Dates: 1870-1985, undated

Joe L. Robinson papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792030119634]
Identifier: RS 9/9/57
Scope and Content The collection (1914-1990, undated) contains biographical information, publications, radio talks and speeches of Joe Robinson. Biographical materials consist of faculty information forms, news clippings, press releases, and a memorial resolution submitted to the Faculty Senate by Kenneth Frey. The rest of the collection consists of Robinson’s writings in the form of published works, radio scripts, and speeches. The radio talks and speeches offer a good...
Dates: 1914-1990, undated

John D. Ryder papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 11/6/53
Scope and Content This collection (1927-1993, undated) contains biographical information, correspondence, writings and creative works, and materials related to Ryder's professional activities and associations. Much of the personal information about Ryder included in the collection is contained in faculty information forms, awards materials, photographs, personal correspondence, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia. In addition to the personal correspondence, there are also files of...
Dates: 1927-1993, undated

John L. Cleasby papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 11/5/53
Scope and Content

The collection (1950-2011, undated) contains biographical information, research papers, book chapters, presentations, and awards. The majority of the collection is made up of refereed publications, non-refereed publications, and presentation outlines and notes related to Cleasby's work on filtration methods of water and wastewater. Additional folders contain news clippings and letters from students.

Dates: 1950-2011, undated

Karl A. Gschneidner papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 11/12/52
Scope and Content The collection (1946-2011, undated) consists of biographical information, publications, correspondence. The biographical information includes copies of Gschneidner’s curriculum vitas and documents regarding awards and honors he has received. His research publications focus on the physical metallurgy of rare-earth metals, alloy theory, phase formation studies, thermal and electrical behavior of rare-earth materials, and magnetic refrigeration. Correspondence includes writings to fellow...
Dates: 1946-2011, undated

Karl Julius Alexander Thoenes biography

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792030015659]
Identifier: MS-0664
Scope and Content The collection (2009) contains an abbreviated biography (from Chapter 3) of Alexander Thoenes, written by his son, Jürgen Thoenes. The abbreviated biography chronicles Thoenes' Akademische Fliegergruppe (Akaflieg) endeavors while at the Technical University of Munich. In the biography, the author incorporated comments on the sailplane contests made by Alexander Lippisch in three of his technical reports (1927-1929) and published in the Zeitschrift für Flugtechnik...
Dates: 2009

Lee Walther Kordus papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/224
Scope and Content

This collection (1965-2010) contains biographical information, illustrations, reports, and a VEISHEA fashion show script. The illustrations include work Kordus did as a student at Iowa State in the class Textiles and Clothing 245, Design Elements and Principles. Examples of some of her advertisement illustrations for L.S. Ayres are also included in the collection.

Dates: 1965-2010

Lyle Vernon Archie Sendlein papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: RS 13/8/51
Scope and Content

This collection (1969-1977) contains biographical information, news clippings, and research publications of Sendlein while he was on staff at Iowa State University. Included in the reports is an assessment of the Nishnabotna Drainage Basin in southwestern Iowa and a final report on regulations for the placement of sanitary landfills in Iowa, a project supported by the Iowa State Water Resources Research Institute.

Dates: 1969-1977

Marion Dorset papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS-0032
Scope and Content

This collection (1904-1953, undated) includes correspondence with colleagues, printed material, patents, photographs, and clippings documenting Dorset’s life and research.

Dates: 1904-1953, undated

Mary F. Singleton papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792030016640]
Identifier: MS-0676
Scope and Content

This collection (1958-2005) includes biographical material and correspondence with professional colleagues regarding salaries and advancement at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, as well as news clippings regarding the lawsuits against the Laboratory and a similar lawsuit involving the Los Alamos National Lab. Most of the collection consists of papers, articles and newsletter contributions in the field of chemistry and women in the sciences.

Dates: 1958-2005

Nancy L. Polster papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 26/2/17
Scope and Content

The collection (1968-2006) contains biographical information, correspondence, and slides. The biographical information consists of news clippings and press releases documenting Polster's career at Iowa State. The remaining correspondence and slides are from Art & Design Annuals, student work, and selections from the Janice Peterson Anderson Awards.

Dates: 1968-2006, undated

Oscar L. Lawson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/16
Scope and Content This collection (1898-1903, undated) consists of printed materials, artifacts, glass plate negatives, and lantern slides documenting Lawson’s college years and college life in general during the early 1900s. The printed materials include photocopies from the Iowa State Bomb yearbook and the Iowa State student directory documenting Lawson’s time at Iowa State. Also included is a booklet from the Athenian Literary Society of Highland Park Normal College formerly in Des Moines, Iowa....
Dates: 1898-1903, undated

Richard C. Seagrave papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 11/4/19
Scope and Content This collection (1972-2001) contains biographical information, research papers, and material related to Dr. Seagrave's tenure as Interim President at Iowa State University. Of particular interest is a complete set of speeches presented by Dr. Seagrave while Interim President of Iowa State University. A speech index and a CD-ROM containing a complete set of speeches are included. These materials also contain an indexed set of news clippings compiled by the Office of...
Dates: 1971-2001

Robley E. Winfrey papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 11/2/51
Scope and Content The collection (1933-1993, undated) contains biographical information and correspondence of Robley Winfrey along with copies of two of his most influential works on industrial property depreciation and retirements. The reports, originally published by the Iowa Engineering Experiment Station at Iowa State College (later dubbed the Engineering Research Institute, Iowa State University) introduced the Iowa-type survivor curves used for appraising property depreciation. This collection contains...
Dates: 1933-1993, undated

Roger M. Goetz papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/223
Scope and Content The collection (1962-2011) contains articles, biographical information, class handouts, news clippings, sermons, and sheet music for carillon. The biographical information includes news clippings, awards certificates, a biography of Goetz from the St. John's website, and a program from Goetz's ordination ceremony. The articles contained in the collection include Goetz's contribution to the Topeka Lutheran School yearbook, an article on Advent, and a discussion on celebrating Holy Communion...
Dates: 1962-2011

Thomas Franklin Vance papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: RS 13/22/52
Scope and Content The collection (circa 1913-1960, undated) contains biographical information, reprints of published articles, and scripts for radio talks. Biographical information includes news clippings, faculty information forms, and obituaries. The reprints include published articles by Vance on topics ranging from food selections for nursery school children to the development of children in the home management houses at Iowa State. The radio scripts included in the collection...
Dates: circa 1913-1960, undated

United States v. John David Provoo collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792030004323]
Identifier: MS-0536
Scope and Content The collection (1900-2009, undated) contains biographical information, correspondence, news clippings, photographs, and audiotapes. These materials were donated by Kenneth B. Thomson, much of them given to him by Robert B. Heer, a personal correspondent of John David Provoo. Most of the materials in the collection are related either to the Provoo family (John David and his parents and siblings) or to the trial. Biographical materials of the Provoo family include...
Dates: 1900-2009, undated

Virgil Lagomarcino papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 10/1/11
Scope and Content The collection (1920-2008, undated) contains biographical information, correspondence, reports, meeting minutes, printed materials, and photographs. The collection includes subject files relating to education in Iowa including school consolidation and post high school education. There are also materials related to Lagomarcino’s work with the Iowa Department of Public Instruction including reports (1955) documenting education in every county in Iowa. The collection contains documentation...
Dates: 1920-2009, undated

Willet Beavers papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: RS 13/20/57
Scope and Content

This collection (1965-1985, undated) contains biographical information, research papers, notes, and related correspondence. The research papers consist of copies of articles submitted for publication and most of the files also contain related notes and correspondence with publishers. Topics include photoelectric lunar occultation observations, radial velocity studies, and spectroscopic binary observations.

Dates: 1965-1985, undated