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    • 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 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...
    • 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.
    • Receiving dresses

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Two receiving dresses, both with wide necklines trimmed with lace, long sleeves with fitted lower portions, small waists, and long, full skirts. Left dress has a pleated bodice with lace trim, puffy upper sleeves, and a shawl. Right dress has...
    • Evening dresses

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Two evening dresses with shoulder baring, wide necklines (for evening only), fitted bodices, yoked waistlines, short sleeves, gloves, full skirts and elaborate coiffures with ringlets, ribbons, and flowers. Left dress has a polonaise style skirt...
    • Writings in the College Quarterly (Iowa Agricultural College)

    • Welch, Mary B. (Mary Beaumont), 1840-1923 ; Iowa Agricultural College and Model Farm ; Iowa State College Department of Domestic Economy ; Home economics ; Women -- Education ; Technical education
    • Topics include subjects taught in domestic economy courses, measuring the work of women in the home, plea for the higher education of cooks, and the legitimacy of teaching domestic economy.
    • Day dresses

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Three day dresses all with very full, floor-length skirts and feather trimmed bonnets. Left dress has a 'V' neckline, fitted bodice, narrow waist, long sleeves with 2 ruffles at top and full from ruffles to cuff, and bows down center front of...
    • Last and Newest London & Paris Fashions

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • The Last and Newest London & Paris Fashions Morning Dresses, showing 3 full dresses and 3 alternative bodices. Dresses all have long sleeves, narrow waistlines, and long, full skirts. Left dress has lace collar and fitted sleeves; center dress has...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Rhetoric

    • Welch, Mary B. (Mary Beaumont), 1840-1923 ; Rhetoric ; Language and culture ; lecture notes
    • Lecture notes on rhetoric and grammar. Dated March 1878.
    • J.B. Davidson photographs and other materials, trip to China, 1947-1949

    • Agricultural Engineering; Farm mechanization; Agricultural machinery; Iowa State University; Dept. of Agricultural Engineering; International Harvester Company; Irrigation; Travels; Davidson, J. Brownlee (Jay Brownlee), 1880-1957; VEISHEA;...
    • A collection of Jay Brownlee Davidson's photographs taken during an International Harvester sponsored trip to China from 1947-1949 to introduce agricultural engineering to the Chinese. A pamphlet, "Committee on Agricultural Engineering for China",...


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    • U.S. Boundary Commission;Botany;Geography;Description and travel;Scientific expeditions;Discoveries in geography;Yuma Indians;Indigenous crops;Indigenous peoples--California;Cultivated plants;Agriculture;Weather;Mexican-American Border...
    • Field notes and observations from visits to San Diego and the Mexico-United States boundary, June 1849-March 1850. The accounts include botanical and geographical descriptions, as well as ethnographic reports and weather observations.


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    • U.S. Boundary Commission;Botany;Geography;Description and travel;Scientific expeditions;Discoveries in geography;Yuma Indians;Gila Expedition;Cultivated plants;Agriculture;Indigenous crops;Indigenous peoples--California;Weather; United States and...
    • Field notes and observations from the Expedition to the Gila, September-December 1849. Includes a "sick report", description of food cultivated and gathered by the Yuma people at North Gila, thermometer readings and weather reports, barometric...
    • 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.
    • Italy:  An Afternoon in Italy

    • Welch, Mary B. (Mary Beaumont), 1840-1923 ; Travel ; Italy ; Travelers -- Europe
    • Describes the family trip to Italy in 1892 including the voyage, Genoa, Rome, and Naples.

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