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Manuscripts (documents)

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:

Albert Parks Butts papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792029517079]
Identifier: MS-0185
Scope and Content This collection (1973, undated) contains several manuscripts (many in draft form), most of them written by Albert Butts himself. The manuscripts recount tales of his childhood and adult years. In Iowa’s Golden Age: The Passing of an Era, Butts includes memories of people and events during Butts’ long career as an interurban conductor for the Fort Dodge, Des Moines and Southern railroad. West Bound: I Leave Home...
Dates: 1973, 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

Autumn Stanley papers

Identifier: MS-0659
Scope and Content The Autumn Stanley Papers (1674-2004, undated; bulk 1970-2004) document her research in women's history and women in science and technology. The collection includes biographical information on Autumn Stanley, correspondence, manuscripts, and subject files. The majority of the collection relates to Stanley's book Mothers and Daughters of Invention: Notes for a Revised History of Technology, including manuscripts, research correspondence, notes, and copies of...
Dates: 1637-2004, undated (bulk 1970-2007)

Clark Mollenhoff papers

Identifier: MS-0599
Scope and Content

This collection contains Clark Mollenhoff's subject files on John Vincent Atanasoff and the J. V. Atanasoff Trial; ca. 1970's-90. Atanasoff developed a prototype of the Atanasoff Berry Computer (ABC) at Iowa State University in 1939, though a final version was never completed.

Dates: 1968-1990

Cora Frear Hawkins Buggies, Blizzards, and Babies manuscript

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792029521626]
Identifier: MS-0228
Scope and Content

This collection (1971) contains a typed manuscript of Hawkins's book, Buggies, Blizzards, and Babies, published by the Iowa State University Press in 1971. Each chapter is kept separate and the preface, table of contents, dedication, and cutlines for photographs used at the beginning of each chapter are at the beginning of the collection.

Dates: 1971

Duane Isely papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/5/56
Abstract Duane Isely (1918-2000), a native of Arkansas, received his B.A. (1938) and M.S. (1939) from the University of Arkansas, and his Ph.D (1942) from Cornell University. He was named an Extension Associate (1944) when he began managing the Seed Laboratory at Iowa State College (University). He was also an Assistant Professor (1947-1948); Associate Professor (1949-1955) and a Professor (1956-1981) in the Department of Botany. Isely was named Distinguished Professor (1981-1989) and retired in...
Dates: 1938-2000

Elizabeth Ellis Hoyt papers

Identifier: RS 13/9/51
Scope and Content Collection (1884-2009) contains the papers of Elizabeth Ellis Hoyt. The collection includes a variety of material including post cards, photographs, newsclippings, personal diaries (1907-1918), published and unpublished manuscripts (1953,1964,n.d.) poetry (1905-1965), materials related to special projects such as African libraries and American Indian affairs (1950-1979), business correspondence (1932-1980), and personal correspondence (1933-1979). Much of the material relates to her concern...
Dates: 1884-2009

Ercel Sherman Eppright papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 12/6/14
Scope and Contents

The papers document the activities of Ercel Sherman Eppright as Head of the Department of Food and Nutrition, Assistant Dean of the College of Home Economics and Assistant Director of the Agricultural and Home Economics Experiment Station. The collection contains news clippings, articles, correspondence, and notes. It also includes the typed manuscript of "A Century of Home Economics at Iowa State University", and a bound copy of "Syllabus in Nutrition and Dietetics".

Dates: 1944-1971, undated

Faye Cashatt Lewis papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 327920295219803]
Identifier: MS-0242
Scope and Content

This manuscript (1972) for Nothing to Make a Shadow (published in 1972) was donated to the Department by the Iowa State University Press. Consisting of 20 chapters, the edited typescript pages detail the 1909 homesteading story of the Cashatt family in Tripp County, South Dakota.

The published version of Nothing to Make a Shadow is available in the Library under call number F656 L4.

Dates: 1972

Hamilton Cravens papers

Identifier: RS 13/12/52
Scope and Content This collection consists of materials related to Hamilton Craven's research related to the history of science, specifically the history of child development and welfare. Included are reports of the Laura Spelman Rockefeller Memorial fund, as well as a significant number of reports and other documents on child welfare from the early twentieth century that were used as primary sources in his research. Types of materials include correspondence, annual reports, articles, clippings, notes, and...
Dates: 1874-1985

Harry and Harriet Andrews papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0469
Scope and Content This collection (1951-1980, undated) contains the writings of Harry and Harriet Andrews which include news clippings, correspondence, manuscripts, brochures, reports, and pamphlets. Harriet Andrews' obituary is located in box 1, folder 1. The majority of the writings were authored or co-authored by Harry Andrews who worked extensively with dairy protein while Harriet Andrews’ writings focus on dry milk and other dairy products. Many of the manuscripts included are...
Dates: 1951-1980, undated

Helen Sue Isely papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0352
Scope and Content

This collection (1950-1978, undated) documents Helen Isely's professional writing life and includes letters, drafts of individual poems, manuscripts, published work, and news clippings.

Dates: 1950-1978, undated

Herbert Osborn papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792030122984]
Identifier: RS 9/12/11
Scope and Content

This collection (1879-1980) includes biographical data, correspondence, photographs, papers and publications by and about Herbert Osborn, and chapters, from the unpublished autobiography, Life Chronicle of a Naturalist, which documents Osborn's life up to 1943.

Dates: 1879-1980

Iowa State University. Department of Animal Ecology records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 9/10
Scope and Content

The collection consists of materials related to the Department of Animal Ecology. Records include news clippings, newsletters, publications, alumni newsletters, subject files, biographical files, Paul Errington Memorial Lecture records, administrative records, and faculty and staff papers.

Dates: 1974-1989

James W. Nilsson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 11/6/52
Scope and Content This collection (1948-1986, undated) contains biographical information, consulting materials, writings, talks, course materials, and educational films. The biographical information includes newspaper clippings, personnel forms, and writings by Nilsson. The collection also contains a number of Nilsson's writings and talks, including manuscript and typescript drafts of a number of his published textbooks. The consulting materials include case files related to...
Dates: 1948-1986, undated

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

Joseph Charles Arthur papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/30
Scope and Content

The collection contains biographical information and correspondence. The bulk of the collection consists of numerous publications mostly on plant rust fungi (Uredinales), including the manuscript for The Plant Rusts (1929).

Dates: 1876-2002, undated

Kathryn Eames papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/23/52
Scope and Content

The collection (1941-1998) contains documents relating to Ms. Eames’ acting career including correspondence, scripts, memorabilia, photographs, manuscripts, and scrapbooks. The collection also contains biographical information. Of note there are several letters to her from Groucho Marx.

Dates: 1941-1998, undated

Kenneth A. Dahlberg papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0560
Scope and Content

This collection (1980-1987, undated) contains materials related to Dahlberg’s National Science Foundation grant-funded Ethics and Values In Science and Technology (EVIST) project and its related publication, New Directions for Agriculture and Agricultural Research (1986). It includes correspondence, draft copies of chapters, meeting notes and minutes, news clippings, project reports, and materials related to the publication process.

Dates: 1980-1988, undated

Laura A. Sunderlin Nourse papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792029512914]
Identifier: MS-0139
Scope and Content

This collection (circa 1890s, undated) contains biographical information about Laura A. Sunderlin Nourse and drafts of her book The Lyric of Life... (Buffalo: Charles Wells Moulton, 1892). A copy of the author's edition of The Lyric of Life... is in the rare books collection and may be found by searching the library catalog.

Dates: circa 1890s, undated

Leonard F. Kellogg papers

Identifier: RS 9/14/51
Scope and Content This collection (1923-1990, undated) includes official, personal, and professional correspondence; course notes and syllabi; notes from faculty meetings; conference programs; correspondence and publications related to the Society of American Foresters; various research files on forestry subjects such as flood control, erosion prevention, lumber grading, disease prevention and characteristics on various species of trees; research on various regions, including the Ohio River Basin, the...
Dates: 1923-1990, undated

Margaret Wilson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0160
Scope and Content This collection (1923, undated) contains Margaret Wilson’s prize winning manuscript, The Able McLaughlins as well as The Kenworthys, another of her novels. Both the original typewritten pages and copies are included. The collection also holds two untitled manuscripts by Wilson, the first of which is about a woman named Isobel. All manuscripts are undated and the first untitled manuscript has no pagination. At the end of the...
Dates: 1923, undated

Robert B.B. Moorman papers

Identifier: RS 21/7/88

Morris H. DeGroot papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0561
Scope and Content

This collection (1954-1988, undated) contains correspondence, research notes, manuscripts of publications and DeGroot's Ph.D. thesis.

Dates: 1954-1988, undated

Nora Workman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 16/3/59
Scope and Content The collection contains manuscripts, manuals, and clippings documenting the life and work of Nora Workman. The body of this collection is the material related to 4-H Judging and her publications related to home furnishings. Another relative strength is the collection of pamphlets and booklets related to cooking and food preparation. The collection also includes Democratic Party Convention Programs for the years, 1920 and 1940, as well as an Usher medal for the 1920 Convention. In her...
Dates: 1930-1958, undated

Patricia A. Thiel papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/6/57
Scope and Content This collection (1953-2015, undated) contains biographical information, lists, telephone and address books, calendars, correspondence, school papers, notes, and exams, laboratory reports, printed materials, committee records, seminar materials, lecture notes, student evaluations, materials relating to conferences, trips, and visits by companies and scholars, grant proposals, research notebooks, publications, research data, photographs, videotapes, and computer tape. Records from Thiel’s...
Dates: 1953-2015, undated

Paul Lester and Carolyn Errington papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/25/51
Scope and Content This collection (1906-2008, undated) contains correspondence with numerous colleagues including Durward L. Allen, Marston Bates, Kai Curry-Lindahl, Jay N. Darling, Charles Elton, Ira N. Gabrielson, Joe Hickey, David Lack, A. Starker Leopold, Aldo Leopold, G.W. Malaher, W.L. McAtee, Margaret M. Nice, Lauri Siivonen, Herbert L. Stoddard, and William Vogt. The documents also contain articles, papers and stories, a bibliography of his writings, and manuscripts of books, which include Muskrats...
Dates: 1929-2008, undated

Pearl Hogrefe papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/10/52
Scope and Content The collection (1914-1977, undated) contains biographical information, class notes, publications, and correspondence. Much of the correspondence relates to her research and publishing efforts. Hogrefe's publications focus mostly on the writing of fiction and the English Renaissance, including articles about Thomas More and Thomas Elyot. In addition the papers include galley proofs, notes, and manuscripts on Tudor Women: Commoners and Queens (1975; call...
Dates: 1914-1977

Robert William Orr papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 25/1/20
Abstract Robert William Orr was born June 9, 1905 in Winterset, Iowa. In 1946, Orr was named Director (1946-1967) of the Iowa State University Library. The collection (1942-2009) contains the papers of Robert William Orr, including related to his career at the Iowa State University Library and the rough drafts and final manuscripts of The Library at Iowa State — an Informal Account of the First One Hundred Years of the Iowa State University Library along with several...
Dates: 1942-2009

Rochonne Weintraub Abrams papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0303
Scope and Content This collection (1868-1996, undated) contains manuscript drafts for Good Earthkeeping, a book devoted to women involved in ecology, as well as research notes, correspondence and printed materials. The essays provide personal background as well as career information. Included are: Lady Bird Johnson; Gene Stratton-Porter, author; Mary Hunter Austin, author; Rachel Carson, ecological author; Marjorie Stoneman Douglas, conservationist; Frances Hamerstrom,...
Dates: 1868-1996, undated