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Essays

 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Autumn Stanley papers

 Collection
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)

Elva J. Brown 4-H scrapbooks

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: RS 16/3/4/55
Scope and Content The collection (1925-1942) consists of two 4-H scrapbooks and one 4-H record book created by Elva J. Brown. The record book contained club programs, letters of recommendation, record books for 4-H projects, a list of personal and club activities, her 4-H story, photographs, newspaper clippings, reports on her experiences at the Iowa State Fair and the 4-H Club Congress in Chicago, and souvenirs such as programs, postcards, and certificates. A number of images and clippings removed from book,...
Dates: 1925-1942

Essay on the Powers of Government

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792029521915]
Identifier: MS-0240
Abstract

The collection primarily contains a handwritten essay on the powers of the federal government (as opposed to the powers of the states) and an advertisement for a moveable binder. From the page numbers, it appears to contain several essays which may be earlier versions or parts of the main essay. The essay appears to have been written prior to the Civil War, though there are few clues as to its authorship or purpose.

Dates: circa 1849

Evelyn M. Peterson 4-H record book

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792030184372]
Identifier: RS 16/3/4/54
Scope and Content The collection (1927-1934, undated) contains the 4-H record book of Evelyn M. Peterson. The record book contains letters of recommendation, record books for 4-H projects, personal expense account record books and essay, club programs, lists of personal and club activities, Evelyn’s 4-H story, photographs, newspaper clippings, and letters from the Webster County Home Demonstration Agent Elizabeth Peterson. Photographs in the record book are all labeled and in group photos Evelyn is clearly...
Dates: 1927-1934, undated

James F. Kearns papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 16/3/66
Scope and Content This collection (1926-2004) contains 4-H records of James F. Kearns, including artifacts, biographical information, essays, newspaper clippings, photographs, programs, and a record book. Biographical information includes newspaper clippings regarding his 4-H activities, a college resume, and a letter from his daughter, Betty Jane Kearns. Betty Jane also donated a transcribed copy of one of James’ 4-H essays in which she added a footnote containing information about Kearns’ career after his...
Dates: 1926-2004

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