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Maps (documents)

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

George and Sewell Allen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0081
Scope and Content The collection (1910-1972) contains legal documents, correspondence, maps and printed matter. Much of the collection deals with farm foreclosures during the Great Depression and complicated legal matters arising from drainage problems in Woodbury, Harrison, and Monona Counties in Iowa. As background to the drainage cases, it should be noted that the problems of flooding and drainage in the Little Sioux River Valley go back many years. The Monona-Harrison Drainage...
Dates: 1910-1972

Gerald A. Miller papers

Identifier: RS 9/9/65
Abstract Gerald A. Miller (1943- ) was an Extension Agronomist and Professor of Agronomy at Iowa State University, with a background in soil sciences and agronomy. Miller's work was to promote and implement the best available technology for soil and water conservation and watershed protection; and develop and implement extension education programs for soil surveys and management, soil and water conservation, and land management. The collection contains research, data, correspondence, reports, maps,...
Dates: 1889-2010, undated

Charles S. Gwynne papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/8/12
Scope and Content

This collection (1892-1973, undated) contains biographical material, correspondence, and numerous reports on geology projects. Also included are conference material and geological photographs. In a map case are large maps and drawings of topography and geological surveys, along with road maps.

Dates: 1892-1973, undated

Herbert J. Gilkey World War I Memorabilia collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0221
Scope and Content This collection (1913-1919, undated) contains guidebooks, maps, brochures, postcards and photographs related to World War I which Gilkey collected. The bulk of the collection consists of postcards, primarily of France and Belgium. There are individual cards as well as items which are called "Postcard Souvenir Albums" in the collection. These are groups of postcards picturing views of a specific location, bound together in booklet form. These items were predominantly collected by Gilkey, but...
Dates: 1913-1919, undated

Iowa Highway Map collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0186
Scope and Content

The collection (1925-1991) contains Iowa highway and county highway maps. The county maps are marked "prepared by the Iowa State Highway Commission in cooperation with the Federal Works Agency Public Roads Administration." The county maps represent all 99 counties. The collection includes oversized versions of the county maps from 1991. Also included are state highway maps.

Dates: 1925-1991

Iowa Local History collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0080
Scope and Content

The collection (1857-2000, undated) contains resources on local Iowa history such as articles, books, brochures, oral histories, directories, memoirs, maps, and news clippings. The collection includes histories of churches, families, towns, and counties. In addition, there are also cookbooks and information regarding Iowa farming, industries, and railroads.

Dates: 1854-2000

Iowa Map collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792029995010]
Identifier: MS-0391

Iowa Map Collection contains maps of Iowa dating from 1856-1904, some of which originally appeared in vintage atlases such as Gray's Atlas and Atlas of the State of Iowa. One map shows the Congressional, Senatorial, Representative, and Judicial Districts of Iowa.

Dates: 1856-1904

John D. Beardsley papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0079
Scope and Content

The collection (1941-1969) contains minutes, legal documents, maps, photographs, and correspondence. Much of the material deals with legal questions that arose from drainage problems in Monona, Harrison, and Woodbury Counties; Beardsley represented the Little Sioux Intercounty Drainage District.

Dates: 1941-1969

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

Master Sample of Agriculture, 1938-1944, undated

 Sub-Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/24/0/5
Description of Material

This sub-group (1938-1944, undated) includes county maps accompanied by count units giving their size measures. These maps and statistical data sheets make up the content of each envelope (unless otherwise noted). Of the three original sets, this is probably the only one still in existence.

Dates: 1938-1944, undated

Polk County Conservation Board (Iowa) records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0053
Scope and Content This collection (1957-1972) contains annual reports, correspondence, development plans, legislation, maps, and meeting minutes of the Polk County Conservation Board. The collection contains files related to state legislation concerning a variety of topics including funding for country conservation boards, land acquisition and development, and conservation laws. Also included are plans for the development of Yeader Creek Park and Jester Park in Polk County. The collection also contains...
Dates: 1957-1972

Richard Albert Tewkesbury papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/22
Scope and Content This collection (1934-1976, undated) contains news clippings, correspondence, maps, and a comic book story (1942) detailing Tewkesbury’s expedition through the Darien Isthmus. In addition, there are several files of “Richard A. Tewkesbury: Source Material Relating to His Trips to the Darien in 1939 and 1940.” These files contain correspondence, maps, photographs, news clippings, and Tewksbury’s accounts of the trips. The collection also includes his passport and a certificate (1962) for...
Dates: 1934-1976

Robert William Dyas papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 26/5/51
Abstract Landscape architect. Robert William Dyas received his B.S. (1950) and M.L.A. (1954) in landscape architecture from Iowa State College (University). He joined the staff of the Department of Landscape Architecture at Iowa State University in 1960. During his nearly 30 years at Iowa State, Dyas conducted studies in landscape design, design of outdoor educational and recreational facilities, and graphic communication of landscapes. One of his largest studies involved a field study of the Midwest...
Dates: 1913-1993, undated