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Agriculture--Iowa--20th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Helen D. Gunderson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/92
Scope and Contents The collection (1854-ongoing) centers around materials Helen DeElda Gunderson collected in the course of creating her "The Road I Grew Up On" project. Documenting social change from 1854-1997 in rural Iowa, this project was based primarily on events in Roosevelt and Garfield townships, Pocahontas county, though it includes material gathered across the state of Iowa. In addition to the "Road" material, this collection contains materials pertaining to the history and...
Dates: 1887-2015, undated

James Raley Howard papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0157
Scope and Content This collection (1886-1982, undated) includes biographical materials, correspondence, reports, news clippings, drafts, publications, and certificates. Most of the material was gathered by him as he intended to write an autobiography of his life, highlighting his work with the American and Iowa Farm Bureau Federations. His son, Robert Howard, finished the biography after his father’s death. Robert Howard's notes on the materials collected are also in this collection. ...
Dates: 1886-1982, undated

Joseph C. Reasoner papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0182
Scope and Content

The collection (1964-1975, undated) contains oral history transcripts and small farm tools. The original audio tapes are not included in the collection. The taped reminiscences from 1965 and 1966 were originally done for Reasoner’s grandchildren, so that the family would have a record of what farm life was like when Reasoner was a boy. The later interviews were done specifically for Iowa State University's Department of Special Collections.

Dates: 1964-1975, undated

Shaw Family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/8/1
Abstract Arvin Benjamin Shaw was born in Tipton, Iowa on December 2, 1857. He earned a B.S.E (1876) in engineering from Iowa State College (University). He married Winifred Dudley Shaw, the step-daughter of Adonija S. Welch (first President of Iowa State). The collection contains biographical information regarding Arvin Benjamin Shaw and Genevieve Welch Shaw. Other materials include news clippings, articles, and a chemistry experiment notebook belonging to Arvin. The collection also contains two...
Dates: 1873-1961, undated

Thomas M. Terrill papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0690
Scope and Content This collection (1871-1994, undated) contains the diaries of Thomas M. Terrill and related papers. The diaries span the years 1871 through 1912, lacking only the diary for 1883, and record Thomas's daily activities on his farm with occasional entries documenting family life. Published transcripts of the diaries completed by granddaughter Lois Terrill Mueller are included in the collection as is genealogical information on the Terrill family compiled by Audrey MacLellan, another...
Dates: 1871-1994, undated