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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 357 Collections and/or Records:

National History Day in Iowa Records, 1978-1993

 Sub-Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/12/4
Description of Material This sub-group (1978-1993, undated) contains correspondence, programs, publications, and competition results during the time period in which Clair Keller was Director of History Day in Iowa. The collection also includes press releases, planning materials, photographs, slides, and audio and video recordings from district, state, and national competitions. The slides and photographs show participants working on History Day projects and some of the finished projects...
Dates: 1978-1993

Nellie M. Naylor papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: RS 13/6/51
Scope and Content This collection (1909-1993) documents Naylor's life personally and professionally. Especially valuable are her "Autobiographical sketch" (Box 1, Folder 2) and "Family history" (Box 1, Folder 3; her mother's family, the Gunson's, and her brother Bruce), including a genealogical chart. Her "History of the ISU Chemistry Department" (Box 1, Folder 11) provides a personal account of her teaching days as well as a rare, anecdotal glimpse of early twentieth-century Iowa State history. The...
Dates: 1909-1993

Nelson Urban papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792029510603]
Identifier: MS-0118
Scope and Content

This collection contains the received correspondence of Nelson Urban, and includes letters from Raymond Baker, Fred Lehmann, and Henry Wallace. The topics include corn genetics, the farming economy, and other related matters.

Dates: 1934-1960

Norman Leonard Jacobson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 6/1/14
Abstract Norman L. Jacobson was a professor in the Animal and Dairy Science Department and Administrator for Research and Graduate College. He primarily worked on nutritional physiology and is best known for his work related to cattle and dairy cattle. This collection contains materials including vitae, papers, correspondence, manuscripts, grant proposals, awards, speeches and research. Most of the material is correspondence with colleagues and various papers related to his research in nutritional...
Dates: 1940-1993, undated

Norval J. Wardle papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 9/7/51
Scope and Content

This collection (1929-1985, undated) consists of Wardle’s professional career and includes cases dealing with farm implement safety and accidents, and Wardle's role in consulting or executing depositions concerning these cases. Cases dating to 1965 are included, largely dealing with individuals and major farm related corporations. The collection also includes depositions, safety manuals, handbooks, additional consultations, blueprints, and photographs.

Dates: 1929-1985, undated

O. R. (Orland Russell) Sweeney papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 11/4/14
Scope and Content The collection (1916-2002, undated) contains biographical information, correspondence, research papers, and patents relating to the work of Orland Russell Sweeney. The collection includes personal and administrative correspondence, but the majority of the letters are in regards to his research projects and patents. The collection also contains an assortment of technical papers authored by Sweeney including a copy of his dissertation. The material relating to Sweeney's patents include...
Dates: 1914-2011, undated

Oscar Kempthorne papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/24/52
Scope and Content The Oscar Kempthorne Papers (1939-1995) document his professional activities as a Distinguished Professor in Science and Humanities at Iowa State University. During his professional career he organized and participated in various conferences, taught, researched, wrote, lectured, advised, belonged to several professional organizations, as well as receiving various honors and awards. Also included are records of the Iowa State University Statistics Laboratory, typescripts of his two most...
Dates: 1819-1995, 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 A. Hartman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/15/15
Scope and Contents

This collection (1941-1996, undated) document Paul Hartman's activities as a professor in the Department of Microbiology at Iowa State University. The collection contains biographical information, conferences/lectures/research and teaching material, correspondence, grants, and publications.

Dates: 1941-1996, 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

Perry G. Holden papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 16/3/11
Scope and Content This collection represents an incomplete but interesting selection of personal materials on Perry Holden. It includes correspondence and letters, unpublished materials, newspaper clippings referring to Holden and his work, addresses given in his gubernatorial race, and duplicate family albums which he compiled during his retirement in Michigan. The letters range from 1908 to 1958 and deal mainly with his career at Iowa State College; staffing needs, costs of...
Dates: 1906-1967

Phillip Theodore Pearson papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 14/1/19
Scope and Content

This collection contains biographical information, speeches, correspondence, and information relating to the College of Veterinary Medicine, including accreditation reports, committees’ materials, and documents relating to the Veterinary Medicine Complex.

Dates: 1961-1989, undated

Phillips Talbot papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0090
Scope and Content The collection (1938-1968, undated) contains material related to Phillips Talbot's work with the Institute of Current World Affairs as well as information on the American Universities Field Staff. The collection also contains news clippings, including biographical information about Talbot, and photographs from Talbot's time in India (1940). Materials related to the ICWA include copies and extracts from letters written by Talbot to ICWA Director Walter S. Rogers...
Dates: 1938-1968, undated

Physiology Council of Iowa State University records

 Record Group — Box 1
Identifier: RS 20/2/12
Scope and Content

This collection (1973-1998, undated) contains annual reports, constitutions, correspondence, and meeting minutes. The collection also contains programs for a number of the mini-symposia sponsored by the Council as well as correspondence, programs, and some presentation information related to the H. Hugh Dukes Club.

Dates: 1973-1998, undated

Pilar A. Garcia papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 12/6/53
Scope and Content This collection primarily documents Garcia's career as an instructor; however, much of her research-related work, in the form of journal articles, is included. As a professor, Garcia excelled in the classroom, as evidenced by her teaching awards and class evaluations. Also important is the enthusiasm with which she served lowa State and the Ames community. Garcia devoted a great deal of her time to Greek honoraries, university committees, and civic functions. In most cases, though, this...
Dates: 1933-2011

Provost James Jensen records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 3/1/11
Scope and Content

This series includes records documenting the time J. H. Jensen held the first position as Provost from 1953 - 1961.

Dates: 1950-1962

R. D. Voss papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: RS 9/9/66
Abstract

Regis D. Voss worked at Iowa State University as an Extension Agronomist and Professor (1964-1999) at Iowa State University. Voss's research focus at Iowa State University was the investigation of crop response from fertilizers, factors affecting the crop response, mathematical description of the response, and degree of effect by environmental factors. The collection contains papers and reports by Voss, soil survey results, and soil testing slides.

Dates: 1957-2010, undated

Raymond F. Baker papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 21/7/8
Scope and Content The collections biographical materials, typescripts of talks and papers; professional correspondence with individuals including Murray Brawner, William L. Brown, Don Finley, Mario Gutierrez, Walter Hawkins, Stan Jensen, Bill/William Landgren, Fred Lehmann, J. Roy Quinby, Earl Thompson, Forest Troyer, Nelson Urban, Henry A. Wallace, James Wallace, and Robert Woods; professional correspondence with organizations, including American Seed Trade Association, Iowa Crop Improvement, Garst and...
Dates: 1924-2004, undated

Raymond L. George and Doris Durey papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/98
Scope and Content This collection (circa 1910-1970s, undated) includes two scrapbooks belonging to Doris Durey George, kept during her high school and college years (1918-1925), and four scrapbooks belonging to Raymond L. George covering the same periods. The collection also contains postcards, photocopies, and loose scrapbook pages, as well as letters to Doris from her mother and brother. The scrapbooks created by Doris are filled with news clippings, photos, dance cards, programs and personal memorabilia....
Dates: circa 1910-1970s, undated

Raymond W. Cassady papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0339
Scope and Content This collection (1850-1973, undated) contains materials related to Raymond W. Cassady as well as materials on Whiting family history. Materials related to Cassady include correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, newspaper and magazine clippings, and his certificate of appointment as Iowa Secretary of Agriculture. Records and photographs related to the Walnut Ridge Stock Farm are also included. Materials on Whiting family history consist of photocopies of correspondence, transcribed journal...
Dates: 1850-1973, undated

Reed Waller Underground Comix Artwork collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792029996307]
Identifier: MS-0400
Scope and Content

This collection (1980s-1995, undated) contains correspondence relating to the acquisition of the material and a twelve-inch by nineteen-inch ink on paper drawing from Omaha the Cat Dancer series. (The ink on paper drawing in this collection is explicit, and may be offensive to some patrons.)

Dates: 1980s-1995, undated

Richard C. Gustafson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/10/53
Abstract Richard C. Gustafson was an author and professor of English at Iowa State University. He was an accomplished writer, essayist, and songwriter, but his main emphasis was in poetry. He was mainly interested in poetry, and published various poems in creative writing journals and periodicals. He served as editor (1964-1977) of the journal Poet and Critic. This collection contains various poems, essays, song lyrics, articles, scripts, and plays written by...
Dates: 1960-1978, undated

Richard K. Seim papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/193
Abstract Editor and agricultural journalist. Richard K. Seim graduated from Iowa State College (University) in 1956 with a degree in agricultural journalism. Following graduation, Seim took a job with the Extension Information Service at Iowa State. In 1958, he accepted an editorial position with Wallace's Farmer magazine in Des Moines. The following year he was hired by Farm Journal magazine as the Midwest Regional Editor, a position...
Dates: 1951-1992, undated

Robert and Mary Ann Sisson Civil War letters

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792030015642]
Identifier: MS-0663
Scope and Content

This collection contains photocopies and partial transcripts of letters written to Robert and Mary Ann Sisson by various relatives during the Civil War. The letters primarily describe daily life in camp and on marches, and include references to the Meridian and Middle Tennessee (or Tullahoma) Campaigns. Also included are notes and genealogical material gathered by Lisa Coffey, who was an Iowa State student and the great, great, grand-daughter of Alfred Foreman.

Dates: 1861-1864, undated

Robert E. Lewis papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 9/12/51
Abstract Entomologist Robert E. Lewis was a Professor (1967-1996) in the Department of Entomology at Iowa State University. Lewis, a graduate of Earlham College and the University of Illinois, became an expert on the systematics, taxonomy, and phylogeny of the order Siphonaptera, commonly known as fleas. This collection primarily consists of professional correspondence, but also contains biographical information, news clippings, and a journal documenting Lewis' research trip to Afghanistan in...
Dates: 1917-2009

Robert Earle Buchanan papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 6/3/11
Scope and Content The collection (1901-1999, undated) contains biographical information, correspondence, reports, addresses, published and unpublished writings including his thesis (1908), and 5th (1951) and 6th (1959) editions of Bacteriology, reprints, illustrations for manuscripts, card index of published work, awards and honorary certificates. Also includes material on campus affairs, and his visiting professorship at Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat. Events include the oleomargarine controversy at Iowa...
Dates: 1901-1999, undated

Robert H. Steffen papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792029512716]
Identifier: MS-0135
Scope and Content

The collection (1970-1981, undated) contains materials related to Robert Steffen's work with organic farming. The collection includes correspondence, articles, statements, speeches, and publications by Steffen and others.

Dates: 1970-1981, undated

Robert J. Angelici papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 13/6/20
Scope and Content The collection (1959-2008, undated) consists of biographical information, publications, correspondence, travel information, chemistry course information, and faculty meeting and conference notes. The bulk of the collection is related to Angelici’s teaching and research efforts at Iowa State. Publication files include copies of papers and articles on Angelici’s research in organometallic and bio-inorganic chemistry, primarily in the areas of kinetics of metal...
Dates: 1959-2008, undated

Robert Jack Sharps letters

 Collection
Identifier: RS 21/7/219
Scope and Content This collection (1899) contains letters between Robert Jack Sharps and his family while he was attending classes at Iowa State College (University). The letters are primarily from Sharps to his family though there are a few in the collection from his mother and father. The letters span from August, when Sharps first arrived on campus, to November, when Sharps was preparing to finish up his coursework and return home. The letters are not a complete set of correspondence during this time...
Dates: 1899

Robert Mulhall papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 5/6/14
Scope and Content

This collection includes correspondence related to Robert Mulhall's work at WOI, administrative papers from Mulhall's leadership of WOI, legal documents regarding actions taken by and against WOI Radio and WOI Television, and documents related to WOI’s extensive application for special service authorization to broadcast during the night-time hours

Dates: 1939-2006