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    • 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 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.
    • 1924 VEISHEA, open house

    • VEISHEA; Student Activities; Home Economics; Iowa State University;
    • Photograph of the 1924 Home Economics Open House Display for clothing and textiles. The exhibit features women in various dresses and a little girl in a dress.
    • ""Not good enough stewards of our land""

    • Iowa State University; Iowa Agriculture and Home Economics Experiment Station
    • An ill kept fence row provides an example of how not to be a good steward of the land. A road runs along the side of the field and its shoulder is overgrown with vegetation. A wooden telephone poll and lines are also located beside the field.
    • Address on the Education of Women in England and Germany

    • Welch, Mary B. (Mary Beaumont), 1840-1923 ; Iowa State College Domestic Economy Department ; Home economics ; Women -- Education -- Europe
    • An unfinished letter or address on the education of women in England and German originally found inserted in Mary Welch's lectures on domestic economy. Author unknown.
    • Are We an Impolite People?

    • Welch, Mary B. (Mary Beaumont), 1840-1923 ; Iowa Agricultural College and Model Farm ; Iowa State College Department of Domestic Economy ; Home economics ; Courtesy ; United States -- Social life and customs ; lecture notes
    • Welch discusses definitions of politeness, people's perceptions of American society, examples of civility towards women, the genuineness of American politeness, and compares Americam courtesy to that in other countries.
    • Chamberlain's Household Souvenir Contents: Department on Cookery

    • Welch, Mary B. (Mary Beaumont), 1840-1923 ; Iowa State College Department of Domestic Economy ; Home economics ; Recipes ; Cooking, American ; advertisements
    • Written for a midwestern audience, the booklet contains recipes for cooking common types of food. These are interspersed with descriptions of common ailments and how Chamberlain & Company's products can help.
    • Civil War Diary of Celestia Lee Barker, 1863-1904

    • Barker, Celestia Lee, 1846- ; Barker, William B ; Cookery, American -- Midwestern style ; Farm life -- Iowa ; Home economics ; Religious education -- Iowa ; Rural families ; Women in agriculture ; Women teachers -- Iowa ; Iowa -- History -- Civil...
    • The majority of entries were written during the Civil War and describe Lee's work on the family farm, attending religious services, visiting family throughout central Iowa, social activities, and her beaux. She also describes her training to be a...
    • Clothes for Little Folks

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Home economics -- Periodicals ; Agricultural extension work -- Iowa -- Periodicals ; Home economics extension work -- Iowa -- Periodicals
    • Home Economics Bulletin No.39. Iowa State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts. "Clothes for Little Folks"

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