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    • Plan of Organization of the Iowa State Agricultural College

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Presidents' papers; Iowa State University; Iowa Agricultural College and Model Farm; Organizational structure; Planning
    • Box 1, Folder 11: As president-elect, Welch presents an organizational plan, addressed to the Board of Trustees, for the future Iowa Agricultural College. Welch discusses the college's purpose, courses of study, departments, and faculty.
    • Inaugural Address

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Iowa State University presidents; Iowa Agricultural College and Model Farm; Presidents' papers; Speeches; Presidential inauguration, 1869; State universities and colleges; Technical education; Professional...
    • Box 1, Folder 18: Speech given by Welch at the State Agricultural College (now Iowa State) inauguration. Welch discusses the opening of the new institution, the importance of the college's focus on industrial and practical education, and the...
    • Addresses Delivered at the Opening of the Iowa State Agricultural College

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Presidents' papers; Iowa State University; Iowa Agricultural College and Model Farm; Speeches; Presidential inauguration, 1869
    • Box 1, Folder 10: In addition to President Welch's inaugural address, speakers include John Scott (Lieutenant Governor ), Benjamin F. Gue (President of the Board of Trustees), and (Norton?) Townshend. Included is the poem ""The Ideal Farmer and...
    • Correspondence from Welch

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Presidents' papers; Correspondence; Iowa State University presidents; Student activities
    • Box 1, Folder 4: Contains both business and personal correspondence from Welch including letters to parents of Iowa State students, friends, and colleagues.
    • Graduation Address to the First Class 1872

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Iowa State University presidents; Presidents' papers; Speeches; Commencements; Commencement, 1872; Graduating classes; Personality development
    • Box 1, Folder 16: The speech was given during the first commencement ceremony for Iowa Agricultural College (now Iowa State University). Welch discusses character, morality, integrety, and that fortune will not necessarily come to the graduates...
    • First lecture of landscape gardening

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; Landscape gardening; Campus planning
    • Box 1, Folder 9: Notes include discussions on beauty, landscape gardening, design and arrangement, choise of trees, colors, buildings, and homes.
    • Correspondence on Welch family

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; Presidents' family relationships
    • Box 1, Folder 5: Contains correspondence about members of Adonijah and Mary Welch's family, correspondence by descendents, obituaries, and brief histories. Correspondents primarily include A. B. Shaw and Winifred Dudley Shaw.
    • The Ideal Worker, Graduate Address

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Commencements; Commencement, 1878; speeches; Graduation ceremonies; presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; Adulthood; higher education
    • Box 2, Folder 2: A commencement speech given by Welch to the Class of 1878. Welch speaks about when students graduate from college, they officially enter adultuhood and take on its responsibilities. He also discusses how education can be used to...
    • The Problem of a Reasonable Education

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Speeches; Presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; Curriculum development; Higher education; Technical education
    • Box 2, Folder 17: A speech given by Welch before the State Association of Principals of Graded Schools in Iowa City on July 27, 1878. He discusses differences between the old and new theories of education and curricula. He asserts that in order...
    • Improvement of Man in Body and Mind

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Iowa State University presidents; Presidents' papers; Speeches; Heredity
    • Box 1, Folder 17: This is a speech Welch gave to the annual meeting of the Iowa Fine Stock Breeders’ Association (later Iowa Live Stock Association) in Des Moines, Iowa in which he discusses heredity.
    • Corresondence to or about Welch

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents
    • Box 1, Folder 6: Contains remembrances of Welch and Iowa State and correspondence discussing Welch. Correspondents include Louis Pammel and Earle Ross.
    • Biographical information

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents
    • Box 1, Folder 1: Contains articles, brief biographies including biographies written by Iowa State professors, and correspondence about Welch.
    • Correspondence to Edgar and Margaret Stanton

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Welch, Mary B. (Mary Beaumont), 1840-1923; Stanton, Edgar Williams, 1850-1920; Stanton, Margaret MacDonald; Knapp, Seaman Ashahel, 1833-1911; Iowa Agricultural College and Model Farm; Travelers - Europe;...
    • Written by Mary and Adonijah Welch to Margaret and Edgar Stanton while the Welches were on their second trip to Europe after Welch resigned from the presidency. The letters mention family matters, the Board of Trustees and the dissension against...
    • The Model Lawn

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Presidents' papers; Iowa State University; Landscape architecture; Campus planning
    • Box 1, Folder 13: Speech given to the State Horticultural Society in which Welch describes the campus in 1869, and how the acres of wild prairie were transformed into a planned campus landscape. He primarily describes building roads and planting...
    • Syllabus of Histories of Civilizing Forces

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Speeches; Presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents
    • Box 3, Folder 4: Booklet for senior students which contains a brief explanation by Welch, followed by a bibliography of materials students are to read and analyze for their selected branch of study. The selected readings give students a view of...
    • Untitled address on the importance of education

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; College majors; Curriculum development; Greek (classical); Latin; Mathematics; Technical education; University of Michigan
    • Box 2, Folder 13: A speech given by Welch when he received a L. L. D. (Doctor of Law) Degree from the University of Michigan. He talks about his time at the University and the importance of a good education. He praises the University for...
    • July 4th Address

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Iowa State University presidents; Presidents' papers; Speeches; Patriotism; Freedom; Education; Presidents -- Assassinations
    • Box 1, Folder 19: Welch discusses citizenship, patriotism, natinalism, President James A. Garfield's assassination, freedom of religion, and universal education.
    • The Effect of Horticulture on the Horticulturist

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Iowa State University presidents; Presidents' papers; Speeches; Personality and occupation; Occupations
    • Box 1, Folder 22: Welch discusses how one's occupation shapes one's character, how this applies to horticulture, and how horticulture combines science, industry, the arts, and intellectual thought.
    • The English Language as a Means of Culture

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Language and culture; speeches; presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; Language and culture.
    • Box 2, Folder 1: Welch discusses the importance of studying the English language as a means of learning about English culture and history and explains the relationship of language to intellectual culture.

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