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    • Civil War Diary of John W. Chambers, 1863

    • Chambers, John W., 1840-1863 ; United States. Army. Iowa Infantry Regiment, 15th (1861-1865). Company E ; Soldiers -- Iowa -- 19th century -- Diaries ; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Diaries ; Iowa -- History -- Civil War,...
    • The diary contains brief entries detailing his experiences in camp, on marches, and at battle, as well as entries made while in the regimental hospital. The final entries recording Chambers' illness and death are written in a different hand. The...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Mrs. Welch's Cook Book

    • Cooking, American
    • Mary B. Welch, Instructor, Domestic Economy, Iowa State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts, Ames, Iowa. Other contributors are also professors from Iowa State College including Professor of Pathology and Histology Dr. D. S. Fairchild;...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Biographical data

    • Welch, Mary B. (Mary Beaumont), 1840-1923 ; Iowa Agricultural College and Model Farm
    • Contains biographical information including an article from the Alumnus, radio address by Ralph K. Bliss, and memorials given by various individuals including O. H. Cessna, President Raymond A. Pearson, and Herman Knapp,
    • 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.
    • Early Days of Domestic Science at I. S. C., The

    • Welch, Mary B. (Mary Beaumont), 1840-1923 ; Iowa Agricultural College and Model Farm ; Iowa State College Department of Domestic Economy ; Home economics ; Women -- Education ; Home economics teachers
    • Describes how Mary Welch was selected as the head of the department, the search for teachers, the first courses, and responses from students.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.

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