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    • Columbian Exposition Ribbon

    • World's Columbian Exposition; Chicago, Illinois
    • White satin and rectangular ribbon has a pointed end with a gold tassel. The ribbon contains an image of a large building behind a river with small boats and a bridge, "Machinery Hall" "Columbian Exposition Chicago 1893" inscribed in blue, orange...
    • Haverhill's section, first detachment, 1918

    • World War I, 1914-1918; Military Vehicle; Military Training; Iowa State University;
    • A unit of U.S. soldiers from Missouri known as ""Haverhill's section, 1st detachment."" Twenty-six men are posed for a photograph By a military transport vehicle. The truck's canvas cover is stenciled with the insignia ""U.S.Q.M.C.""
    • Motor truck second section, 1918

    • World War I, 1914-1918; Military Vehicle; Military Training; Iowa State University;
    • A unit of U.S. soldiers from Missouri, the ""Motor Truck Second Section."" Twenty seven men and two dogs are posed for a photograph by a military transport vehicle. The truck's canvas cover is stenciled with the insignia ""U.S.Q.M.C."" The tower of...
    • Second section, Iowa section, 1918

    • World War I, 1914-1918; Military Vehicle; Military Training; Iowa State University;
    • A unit of U.S. soldiers:""Second section, Iowa section."" Twenty-three men are posed for a photograph by a military transport vehicle. The truck's canvas cover is stenciled with the insignia ""U.S.Q.M.C.""
    • 39th Military training detachment, 1918

    • World War I, 1914-1918; Military Training; Iowa State University;
    • ""Sergeant Purdy's section of the 39th military training detachment"" posed for a formal portrait in front of a military transport truck. Twenty- two men in two rows, the front row kneeling, are posed for this photograph.
    • National Service School, Inc., 1917

    • World War I, 1914-1918; Military Training; Iowa State University;
    • ""American girls learning to use tractors in order to increase the Country's food supply at the National Service School, Inc., of the Women's Naval Service, Inc."" The tractor and the plow being pulled have all metal wheels without tires. An...
    • International Council of Women Pin

    • Women's rights;
    • Decorative pin with a gold plated emblem that looks like a shield surrounded by an ornate leaf border. Front has raised lettering inscription of "ICW" in a diagonal. The top has a faded blue ribbon bow.
    • Mary Singleton Oral History

    • Women in chemistry--Archives; Women chemists--Biography; Women in science; Women scientists; Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation, Inc.; Singleton, Mary (b. 1936)
    • Mary Singleton (b. 1936) received her B.S. (1958) in Chemistry from Wheaton College and her M.S. (1960) in Chemistry at the University of California, Berkeley. From 1960-1962 she worked with Melvin Calvin, who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in...
    • Woman in the Home

    • Welch, Mary B. (Mary Beaumont), 1840-1923 ; Women -- Education ; Women -- Social aspects ; Home economics ; Housekeeping ; Housewives ; Women -- Suffrage
    • Lecture read before women's clubs in Los Angeles, California. Discusses the importance of a woman's role in the home, how a woman's education prepares her for life, how education has helped the women's suffrage movement, and the importance of...
    • Biographical data - family

    • Welch, Mary B. (Mary Beaumont), 1840-1923 ; Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889 ; Families
    • Contains information on the Welch and Shaw families including Anna Shaw (daugher of Mary Welch), Anna Shaw's husband A. B. Shaw, and Lily Beaumont Graham (Mary Welch's sister).
    • Italy:  Untitled travelogue

    • Welch, Mary B. (Mary Beaumont), 1840-1923 ; Travel ; Rome (Italy)
    • Continues from "An Afternoon in Italy" describing the family's time in Rome in 1892 including visits to the Basilica of St. John Lateran, Colosseum, soldiers marching by the Arch of Constantine, Porta del Popolo, various fountains and churches, and...
    • Woman's Home Missionary Society

    • Welch, Mary B. (Mary Beaumont), 1840-1923; Presidents' spouses; Speeches; Presidents' spouses; Women missionaries
    • A speech given by Mary Welch to the W. H. M. (Woman's Home Missionary) Society. Welch discusses the society's missionary work throughout the southern and southwestern United States.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Correspondence

    • Welch, Mary B. (Mary Beaumont), 1840-1923 ; Iowa Agricultural College and Model Farm ; Iowa State College Domestic Economy Department ; Home economics ; Travelers - Europe ; Presidents' spouses
    • Letters written by Mary Welch to friends at Iowa State. Includes a description of the early years of the Department of Domestic Economy and letters written to Edgar and Margaret Stanton when the Welches were in Europe and after they returned.
    • 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.
    • Young Woman in Society, The

    • Welch, Mary B. (Mary Beaumont), 1840-1923 ; Home economics ; Women -- Social aspects ; Women -- Social conditions ; lecture notes
    • Discusses a young woman's role in society, her social responsibility, and how she should conduct herself at gatherings. Lecture give to the YWCA in Los Angeles.
    • 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 Thinker

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; speeches; Responsibility; presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; Moral values; Personal morality
    • Box 2, Folder 6: A speech given by Welch about the power of thought and the importance of truth and honesty on moral character.

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