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    • The History Of Dubuque County, Iowa

    • Dubuque County (Iowa); History ; Biography
    • The History of Dubuque County, Iowa, Containing a History of the County, its Cities, Towns, & Biographical Sketches of Citizens, War Record of its Volunteers in the late Rebellion, General and Local Statistics, Portraits of Early Settlers and...
    • 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.
    • 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,
    • 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).
    • 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.


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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;Yuma language; United States...
    • Botanical and ethnographical notes, Yuma country (December 1849)


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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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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...

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