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Iowa State University--Presidents

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Gordon P. Eaton papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 2/12
Abstract Gordon Pryor Eaton, the twelfth President (1986-1990) of Iowa State University, received a B.A. in geology from Wesleyan University in 1951 and an M.S. in geology (1953) and a Ph.D. in geology and geophysics (1957) from the California Institute of Technology. Eaton worked for the U.S. Geological survey as well as various universities before his arrival. This collection contains materials created during the course of his presidency, including biographical information, correspondence with...
Dates: 1972-2002, undated

Gregory L. Geoffroy papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 2/14
Scope and Content The collection (2000- 2010) contains biographical information, newspaper clippings, information on Geoffroy’s installation as president, speeches by Geoffroy, and information from the President’s Cabinet meetings. The biographical information contains vita used by the presidential search committee, which includes Geoffroy’s professional background and a listing of published journal articles. Newspaper clipping folders contain articles about Geoffroy, with most of them...
Dates: 2000-2010

Iowa State University. Office of the President records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 2/0
Scope and Content

This collection (1959-2014) consists of materials from the Iowa State Office of the President not specific to one presidential administration. It includes subject files, records of the President's Leadership Class, biographical files, records of the Office of Governmental Relations, and records of the President's Council. For records of each presidential administration, see record groups 2/1-2/15

Dates: 1959-2014

James H. Hilton papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 2/10
Abstract James H. Hilton grew up on a farm near Hickory, N.C. He attended North Carolina State College one year, completed his B.S. in animal husbandry at Iowa State in 1923, and his M.S. at the University of Wisconsin in 1937. He was awarded the D.Sc. degree by Purdue University in 1945. In 1945, he returned to North Carolina State as head of animal husbandry. Three years later he was named dean of agriculture, where he served until becoming Iowa State University’s president (1953-1965). This...
Dates: 1909-1982, undated

Martin C. Jischke papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 2/13
Abstract Martin C. Jischke, a native of Chicago, Illinois, received his B.S. (1963) in physics from the Illinois Institute of Technology. He received his M.S. (1964) and a Ph.D. (1968) in aeronautics and astronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He was trained as a fluid dynamicist. Jischke started his career as an Assistant Professor of Aerospace, Mechanical, and Nuclear Engineering at the University of Oklahoma. He was eventually promoted to Dean of the College of...
Dates: 1989-2008, undated

Mary E. Atherly papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 5/8/51
Scope and Content This collection (1897-2009, undated) contains articles and news clippings, correspondence, oral history interviews, photographs, and reports compiled by Mary Atherly primarily focusing on the Iowa State University Farm House and the President’s home, the Knoll. The materials in the collection related to the Farm House were used as sources for the book she wrote on the building’s history. These materials include articles and news clippings, biographical information...
Dates: 1897-2009, 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