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Iowa State College--Alumni and alumnae

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 162 Collections and/or Records:

Maurice D. Helser papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 7/3/11
Abstract Maurice D. Helser graduated from The Ohio State University in 1914 and earned a M.S. degree in Animal Husbandry at Iowa State College (University) in 1916, where he then joined the staff. In 1931, at the request of President R.M. Hughes, Helser became the Director of Personnel and later the Dean of the Junior College. Helser was active in the animal science field; he authored a textbook, Farm Meats, and served as the carcass division supervisor of the...
Dates: 1907-2003 (bulk 1930-1953)

Muriel Collier papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/83
Scope and Content

The collection includes notes, quizzes, and homework from Collier's economics classes, written assignments from her vocational education class, assignments from a design class, notes and fabric samples from her textiles classes, and notes from her food preparation class.

Dates: circa 1945-1949

Myron A. Johnson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/114
Scope and Content This collection (1925-1998) includes extensive class notes, exams, and papers from Johnson’s undergraduate study at Iowa State College (University) as well as documents related to Extension Short Courses and continuing education classes that Johnson attended between 1943 and 1948. The collection also includes materials from his study at the Live Stock Marketing School in Chicago in 1941, certificates and awards for Johnson’s work as a breeder of Holstein cattle, and Johnson’s extensive...
Dates: 1925-1998, undated

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

Nora Workman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 16/3/59
Scope and Content The collection contains manuscripts, manuals, and clippings documenting the life and work of Nora Workman. The body of this collection is the material related to 4-H Judging and her publications related to home furnishings. Another relative strength is the collection of pamphlets and booklets related to cooking and food preparation. The collection also includes Democratic Party Convention Programs for the years, 1920 and 1940, as well as an Usher medal for the 1920 Convention. In her...
Dates: 1930-1958, undated

Patrick John O’Connell papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/91
Scope and Content This collection (1956-1957, 1990) consists of photographic contact sheets and negatives taken during 1956 and 1957, as well as an itemized list of the photographs. The photographs include several images from the WOI-TV studio, including interviews done with people such as Ezra Taft Benson, President James Hilton, and coverage of Betty Lou McVay’s children’s show, "The Magic Window." There are several photographs of concerts including dance scenes and images of Louis Armstrong. The collection...
Dates: 1956-1957, 1990

Paul C. Taff papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 16/3/56
Scope and Content The Paul C. Taff Papers consists of clippings, Extension photographs, booklets, pamphlets, correspondence, and papers documenting Taff's life and work. Many of the records date from 1905-1982 and relate to the development of the 4-H movement, the Iowa State Extension Service, and the National Catholic Rural Life Conference. A scrapbook compiled by Taff contains family history and autobiographical information. Additional biographical material is in the collection as...
Dates: 1901-2007, undated

Philip Cecil McConnell scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: RS 21/7/260
Abstract Philip Cecil McConnell was an agricultural engineering student at Iowa State College (University) from 1914 to 1917. This scrapbook documents his life from the start of his college career through his military service in World War I and finally his graduation from the University of California in 1922. The scrapbook contains photographs and other materials documenting campus life at Iowa State, interactions with friends, and military training in France. A folder containing a small number of...
Dates: 1914-1922

R. E. McCurdy reminiscences

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: RS 21/7/27
Abstract

R. E. McCurdy was born in Cass County, Iowa on Octber 15, 1887. He received his undergraduate education from Iowa State College (University), graduating with a B.S. (1916) in civil engineering. These reminiscences were written by McCurdy and describe events as they unfolded in his life, including his service in World War I. McCurdy also writes about his many engineering jobs that took him around the world.

Dates: undated

Ralph A. Olsen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/55
Scope and Content This collection (1918-2006, undated) consists of correspondence, notes, and news clippings related to Olsen’s activities with farm cooperatives and his travels. His trips to India, as well as his participation with the American Delegation to the Soviet Union in 1955, are particularly well documented. Also included in the collection are correspondence and other documents related to Olsen’s family, his donation to the Iowa State Foundation for the completion of the football stadium, and his...
Dates: 1918-2006, undated

Ralph E. Speer, Jr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/99
Scope and Content

The collection (1948-1994, undated) contains artifacts, biographical information, committee records, conferences, course work material, notes, papers, professional engineering societies materials, and slides.



Also included in this collection are some records of the American Public Works Association (APWA). The civil engineering coursework materials comprise the majority of the collection.

Dates: 1948-1994, undated

Ralph L. Kitchell papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: RS 14/1/18
Scope and Content

The collection (1941-1997) contains reprints of published articles and biographical material. The articles focus mainly on animal somatosensory physiology, pain perception, and taste.

Dates: 1941-1997

Ralph Williams photograph album

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: RS 21/7/158
Scope and Content

This collection (1924-1925) contains photographs of class excursions to Ledges State Park, the groundbreaking ceremony of the Memorial Union, ROTC exercises, campus buildings and architecture, and VEISHEA.

Dates: 1924-1925

Randall E. Matson scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: RS 21/7/145
Scope and Content This collection (1938-1945) is comprised of one scrapbook of ephemera accumulated by Randall Matson while attending college at Iowa State. The materials include programs for Freshman Days (1938), Dairy Husbandry Club banquets (1939-1941), musical performances, Block and Bridle banquet (1940), Religious Emphasis Week (1941), Annual Agricultural Banquet (1941), VEISHEA performances, and graduation exercises (1945). News clippings regarding Dairy Husbandry Club banquets, Little International...
Dates: 1938-1945

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 T. Benson scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: RS 21/7/81
Abstract

Raymond Templin Benson graduated from Iowa State College (University) with a B.S. (1919) in animal husbandry. This scrapbook documents his military and school activities from 1913 through 1919 and a fraternity event he attended in 1964. It contains photographs of friends and colleagues, personal memorabilia, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1913-1964

Richard Christian papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/236
Scope and Content

This collection (1945-1948, undated) contains Christian's class notes and course syllabi for electrical engineering courses he completed at Iowa State College (University). The coursework is contained in notebooks, each identified by Christian. The collection also contains a brief resume prepared for Christian during his final year at Iowa State.

Dates: 1945-1948, undated

Richard E. Ford papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: RS 21/7/125
Scope and Content

The collection consists mostly of research publications authored and coauthored by Richard E. Ford, 1959-1998. The papers also contain a small amount of biographical information.

Dates: 1959-2000

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

Richard L. Sanner papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/144
Scope and Content The collection (1943-1999, undated) contains photographs, negatives, slides, and films taken by Dr. Sanner during his years of service in the United States Army (1943-1945) and trips to various parts of the world. Also included in the papers are a video he created (Seaman’s Saga) and the memoir he wrote as a combat medic. The collection also includes photographs, negatives, slides, and films taken during his time at Iowa State...
Dates: 1943-1999, undated

Robert J. Schoffman scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: RS 21/7/160
Scope and Content

This collection (1926-1928) contains one scrapbook of with 91 b&w 21/4 x 4 1/2 and 3 b&w 5x7 photographs of Schoffman's time at Iowa State College (University), including campus scenes, VEISHEA, ROTC exercises, his dorm room, and excursions with friends.

Dates: 1926-1928

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

Roswell Garst papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/12
Scope and Content The collection (1919-2005) contains biographical material, correspondence, news clippings, articles, and documents pertaining to his company and farms. Also includes correspondence, photographs, gifts, news clippings, and publications relating to Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev's 1959 visit to the Garst home in Coon Rapids, Iowa, as well as documents concerning trade transactions with the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. In addition, correspondence with J.F. Kennedy, Henry A. Wallace,...
Dates: 1919-2005, undated

Roy L. Little and Clara I. Shinkle papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/218
Scope and Content The collection (1909-1979, undated) contains college notebooks and farm diaries of Roy and Clara (Shinkle) Little. Clara’s notebooks include notes from classes attended while studying domestic science at Iowa State and include classes in botany, art history, personal sanitation and hygiene, food preparation and cooking, and human physiology. Notes are all recorded in pencil and the botany and human physiology notes include hand drawn illustrations related to the material covered. Her...
Dates: 1909-1979, undated

Russel D. Miller and Hazel M. McLaughlin scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: RS 21/7/101
Abstract

Russel D. Miller graduated from Iowa State College (University) with a B.S. (1921) in Architectural Engineering and a M.S. (1928) in Physics. He taught physics at Iowa State for over two decades. His wife, Hazel McLaughlin Miller, attended Drake University. This collection consists of a scrapbook containing photographs and memorabilia documenting the Millers' college days and married life.

Dates: 1916-1942

Ruth Megchelsen Sabine scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: RS 21/7/141
Scope and Content

The collection consists of a scrapbook compiled by Sabine during her final year as a student at Iowa State College. It includes photographs of campus buildings, friends, activities, autographs from friends, ephemera, correspondence and memorabilia.

Dates: 1922-1923

Theodore Alfonso Bancroft papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: RS 13/24/11
Scope and Content

This collection (1944-2005) contains biographical information and published articles of T. A. Bancroft. The biographical information includes faculty information forms, Iowa State press releases, lists of publications, and news clippings. The published articles include works relating to statistics authored or coauthored by Bancroft as well as a book review submitted by Bancroft.

Dates: 1944-2005

Thomas M. Sutherland collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: RS 21/7/150
Abstract

Tom Sutherland, an Iowa State University graduate, was a professor of animal science at Colorado State University. He was serving as Dean of Agriculture at the American University of Beirut, Lebanon, when he was kidnapped on June 9, 1985, and held in captivity for over six years. The collection contains newspaper articles covering his kidnapping, captivity, and release in 1991, and activities after his release.

Dates: 1985-2004, undated

Vandenburgh Family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/8/8
Scope and Content This collection (1908-1970, undated) contains materials associated with Edward Vandenburgh and his son Edward Vandenburgh III. Materials related to the senior Vandenburgh include biographical information, correspondence, and his Centennial Award certificate. There are also two ribbons received during the class reunion contained in the Artifact Collection. The material related to Edward III consists mostly of photographs and negatives documenting his time as a student and member of Sigma Nu...
Dates: 1908-1970, undated