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Found in 357 Collections and/or Records:

Vandervelde Family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/8/6
Scope and Content This collection (1837-[ongoing]) consists of materials collected by Marjorie Vandervelde about her family, including her parents, brothers, sisters, husband, sons, and extended family. Many of these items focus on life growing up in Le Grand, Iowa at the turn of the century as the children of the local doctor. The bulk of the materials consist of writings by Marjorie Vandervelde, correspondence between family members and anecdotal family history. Also included are extensive writings,...
Dates: 1837-2009, undated

Vera David papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792030012961]
Identifier: MS-0654
Scope and Content This collection (1970-1974, undated) contains information regarding the production of Iowa 2000, a television program produced by Vera David which promoted the benefits of alternative energy solutions. The materials include scripts, Mrs. David's notes, and correspondence between her and television stations. In addition, there are notes from meetings and conferences, polls regarding life in Iowa, and information regarding alternative energy such as solar...
Dates: 1970-1974, undated

Verneil Mardell (Anderson) Branstad papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: RS 16/3/4/51
Scope and Content This collection (1939-1950, undated) contains the 4-H records of Verneil (Anderson) Branstad and includes newspaper clippings, photographs, programs, a project book, record books, and ribbons. The record books document projects Branstad completed on clothing, home furnishing, and nutrition and food preservation. Photographs show Branstad presenting a dress at the Iowa State Fair and displaying her home furnishing project outside in front of her home. Programs include events Branstad attended...
Dates: 1939-1950, undated

Verona Devine Burton papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792029524620]
Identifier: MS-0278
Scope and Content This collection contains a thesis, dissertation, correspondence, certificates, publications, and articles. Her thesis is entitled, “Floral Abscission in Lychnis Alba,” and her dissertation, “Embryology of Lychnis Alba.” The bulk of the collection lies in Burton’s correspondence which documents her career at Mankato State and her personal life. Included is correspondence with the Mankato administration, former students, and politicians (including Walter Mondale). Of...
Dates: 1936-2009, 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

W. Robert Parks papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 2/11
Scope and Content This collection (1934-1999, undated) consists of biographical information, addresses and speeches, correspondence, minutes, and printed materials. Materials document Parks’ career at Iowa State as the Dean of Instruction, Vice President of Academic Affairs, and President of Iowa State. The files detail the relationship of Iowa State with the Iowa Board of Regents and other Regents’ Universities, student activities such as VEISHEA (Iowa State’s annual celebration) and the Government of the...
Dates: 1934-1999, undated

Wallace E. Ogg papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: RS 13/9/66
Scope and Content

The collection (1949-1989, undated) contains articles, biographical information, correspondence, and materials related to the Public Affairs Committee for the Iowa State University Cooperative Extension Service. The collection also includes notes and pamphlets from workshops and organizations, and a copy of In Retrospect, Wallace Ogg's 1989 self-published autobiography.

Dates: 1949-1989, undated

Walter G. Lovely papers

Identifier: RS 9/7/59
Scope and Content

This collection (1953-1978, undated) contains a biographical information and research reports. The reports relate to conservation tillage and chemical and cultural methods of weed management and pest control. The papers also contain a small amount of correspondence with the Pioneer Hi-Bred Corn Company and a presentation about water pollution from crop production.

Dates: 1953-1978, undated

Walter Irving Griffith papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 5/6/12
Scope and Content This collection (1896-1869, undated) contains records relating to Griffith’s work on behalf of WOI Radio. The papers include documents and correspondence with Federal Communications Commission as well as the Federal Radio Commission, and legal documents from a Clear Channel court case that spanned the 1940s. In addition, the collection includes radio program scripts, listener surveys, program schedules, and documents concerning to the 6 A.M. broadcast start time. ...
Dates: 1896-1969, undated

Walter R. Hagen papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: RS 21/7/47
Scope and Content

This collection documents Hagen’s achievements in conservation and public speaking on conservation. Materials include photocopies of newspaper clippings, soil conservation literature, conservation planning materials, and a selection of Hagen's correspondence and speeches.

Dates: 1942-1978

Warren Eldon Walter papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/205
Scope and Content The collection (1918-1955, undated) contains correspondence to and from constituents represented by Walter in the Iowa State legislature, mostly relating to bills that were being discussed for passage. The papers also include many official state publications that Walter used for reference while working in the State House. There are also cards and programs of groups and events attended by him and Mrs. Walter. Newspaper articles regarding Walter’s running for public office are also part of the...
Dates: 1918-1955, undated

Warren R. Madden papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 4/1/15
Abstract Warren R. Madden was the Vice President for Business and Finance (1984-2016) at Iowa State University. His office oversaw a wide range of services and operation at Iowa State including campus facilities, business operations, finance, public safety, environmental health and safety, Reiman Gardens, public radio, University Museums and the Iowa State Center. This collection contains administrative records and reports from Madden's tenure as Vice President for Business and Finance and includes...
Dates: 1972-2015

Wayne O. and Gayle Carns Burchett papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0355
Scope and Content The collection (1855-2009, undated) documents the history of the Burchett family and includes correspondence, diaries, birth records, autograph books, account books, business records (cattle, ranch and accounting), deeds, photographs, news clippings, brief histories of the century farm, wills and obituaries, genealogical records of Wayne's family, 4H record books and related records, and a description of the collection's documents by Anne Barton (Wayne and Gayle's daughter). ...
Dates: 1855-2009, undated

Weed Science Society of America records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0027
Scope and Content The collection (1949-2006) contains records of the Weed Science Society of America. The materials contain abstracts, annual meeting programs, committee files, correspondence, and Executive Committee minutes. In addition, many of the organization's published materials may be located by searching the ISU Library catalog: Weed Science (call no. SB599 W417); Weed Technology (call no. SB610 W34x); and WSSA...
Dates: 1949-2006

Wesley I. Shank papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 26/3/54

Wesley I. Shank was an architectural historian and Professor of Architecture at Iowa State University where he served on the faculty from 1964-1992. This collection contains published and unpublished articles, research files and reports on historic structures in Iowa, teaching materials for architectural courses, and information on Iowa architects.

Dates: 1867-2018, undated, bulk 1960-1991

Wilbur L. Layton papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 7/1/11
Abstract Wilbur L. Layton was Professor of Psychology at Iowa State University and also served as Head of the Department of Psychology and Vice President for Student Affairs. This collection contains articles, memos, correspondence, and reports from primarily from his tenure as Vice President for Student Affairs. In addition to documenting the administration of the Division of Student Affairs during his tenure, these files also contain information on student unrest during the 1960s and 1970s, the...
Dates: 1959-1988

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

William A. Craft papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792030122232]
Identifier: RS 9/11/58
Scope and Content

This collection (1937-1966, undated) contains biographical information, writings on hog raising and the development of the field of animal husbandry into animal science, one folder of correspondence, research notes on swine, teaching materials from graduate animal husbandry/science courses (1950s-1960s), and one folder of materials from Jay Lush’s seminar, “Quantitative Genetics.”

Dates: 1937-1966, undated

William A. Weber papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792030046506]
Identifier: RS 21/7/173
Scope and Contents

This collection contains William A. Weber's Vitae and reminiscene of Iowa State University, as well as correspondence.

Dates: 1999-2004

William Corwin Stuart papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/45
Abstract William Corwin Stuart, a 1941 graduate of Iowa State University, served in various political positions from 1946 onward. Starting out as a city attorney for Chariton, he served the Iowa State Senate (1953-1961), and then to the Iowa Supreme Court, acting as associate justice (1961-1971); he eventually became U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Iowa on November 1, 1971. This collection contains materials kept by Stuart during his political career, including files regarding the...
Dates: 1957-1971

William F. Kunerth papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/13/54
Scope and Content This collection (1949-2009, undated) contains news clippings, course materials, reports, correspondence, and publications. The papers include documents pertaining to the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication such as historical information, alumni listings, newsletters, committee records, policies and reports. The collection also contains materials relating to the Iowa State Daily and a copy of Kunerth's reminiscence on the battle to open the records...
Dates: 1944-2014, undated

William H. Schrampfer papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 27/1/11
Scope and Contents

This collection (1934-1994) contains news clippings and correspondence relating to William H. Schrampfer's life and work, as well as a baby book for his daughter Betty Schrampfer.

Dates: 1934-1994

William Hamilton papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0614
Scope and Content The collection (1940-2000, undated) documents Hamilton's career with the American Farm Bureau Federation and includes remarks, speeches, policies, correspondence, position papers, statements made before Congress, articles, pamphlets, booklets, memorandums, press releases, news clippings, and a manuscript relating Hamilton's personal memories of working for the American Farm Bureau Federation. Not all of the material in the collection was authored by Hamilton, but the collection also includes...
Dates: 1940-2000, undated

William Henry Stevenson papers

Identifier: RS 9/9/12
Scope and Content The collection (1895-1966, undated) contains biographical information, building contracts and specifications, correspondence, photographs, and publications of William Henry Stevenson. Biographical information consists of alumni and faculty information forms, certificates, news clippings, photographs, and press releases. The file also contains a program from the University of Illinois Alethenai and Philomathean Literary Society of which Stevenson’s wife, Rosalthea “Daisy” Scott, was a...
Dates: 1895-1966, undated

William J. Reichardt papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0008
Scope and Content The collection includes correspondence, research material, and newspaper clippings concerning Reichardt's four-year tenure as a state Senator-1966-1970. The correspondence is arranged topically. The research materials are, in part, compilations of the data, legislative bills, and general information to provide background on an issue. The newspaper clippings include material sent to Reichardt by his constituency, his colleagues, or saved by his staff, and they cover both political and...
Dates: 1961-1970, undated

William P. Switzer papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 14/3/51
Abstract William Paul Switzer was a Distinguished Professor of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University specializing in infectious respiratory diseases in swine. This collection contains correspondence and reports that document Switzer's tenure as Professor and Associate Dean for Research in the College of Veterinary Medicine. Additional correspondence, publications, and research materials provide evidence of Switzer's research contributions to swine disease prevention, particularly Mycoplasmal...
Dates: 1929-2001, undated

William Rankin Civil War letters

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS-0711

The collection consists of 30 letters written by William Rankin, a Civil War soldier during the summer of 1864. Rankin was a “100-days man” who served with the 46th Regiment, Iowa Infantry.

Dates: 1864