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    • The Model Lawn

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Presidents' papers; Iowa State University; Landscape architecture; Campus planning
    • Box 1, Folder 13: Speech given to the State Horticultural Society in which Welch describes the campus in 1869, and how the acres of wild prairie were transformed into a planned campus landscape. He primarily describes building roads and planting...
    • Addresses Delivered at the Opening of the Iowa State Agricultural College

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Presidents' papers; Iowa State University; Iowa Agricultural College and Model Farm; Speeches; Presidential inauguration, 1869
    • Box 1, Folder 10: In addition to President Welch's inaugural address, speakers include John Scott (Lieutenant Governor ), Benjamin F. Gue (President of the Board of Trustees), and (Norton?) Townshend. Included is the poem ""The Ideal Farmer and...
    • Inaugural Address

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Iowa State University presidents; Iowa Agricultural College and Model Farm; Presidents' papers; Speeches; Presidential inauguration, 1869; State universities and colleges; Technical education; Professional...
    • Box 1, Folder 18: Speech given by Welch at the State Agricultural College (now Iowa State) inauguration. Welch discusses the opening of the new institution, the importance of the college's focus on industrial and practical education, and the...
    • Mary Newbury Adams letters, 1857-1869

    • Mary Newbury Adams, 1837-1901; Women -- Iowa -- 19th century; Women -- Social life and customs -- 19th century; Women's rights -- United States; Women -- Suffrage -- United States; Feminists -- United States; Adams family; Women -- Societies and...
    • Letters from Mary Newbury Adams (1837-1901) to her sister Frances and brother-in-law John. The letters contain a mixture of family and day-to-day news, with mentions of organizations in which Mary was active.
    • Day dresses

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Five day dresses with bustles and small trains, multiple flounced and ruffled overskirts, sashes at waist with large ribbons at center back enhancing the bustles, extensive use of lace trim all over dresses and in hair; coat sleeves with lace,...
    • Day dresses

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Five day dresses with elliptical hoop skirts with small trains and multiple ruffled and flounced overskirts, sashes just above waistline with small bows or ribbon rosettes, all have long sleeves, high necklines, and all dresses are heavily trimmed....
    • Day dresses

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Three day dresses, ankle-length hoop skirts with multiple flounced overskirts, coat sleeves, both v and horizontal lines on bodices, pleated ruffles or lace trim, small hat sitting on top of one's head and a small bonnet on center woman's head,...
    • Day dresses

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Three day dresses with large hoop skirts all with multiple ruffled and flounced overskirts, long sleeves, high necklines. One has basque bodice, one wears cape with tassels, one small matching capelet with ribbon rosettes and ruffles. All have much...
    • Formal day dress and wedding dress

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • One formal day and a wedding dress both with bustle skirts and multiple flounced and ruffled overskirts, sashes at waist, coat sleeves. Bride has a long train and a full length veil. Attendant has a bonnet trimmed with flowers and ribbons....
    • Walking dresses

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Two walking dresses with hoop skirts and multiple flounced and ruffled overskirts. One wears blazer style jacket and a small hat with a matching veil hanging behind head whereas the other wears a small hooded capelet with ribbons and a large...
    • 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,
    • Johnson County History, Iowa

    • Johnson County (Iowa); History
    • Compiled and written by the Iowa Writers' program of the Work Projects Administration in the state of Iowa. Jessie M. Parker, state superintendent of public instruction, state-wide sponsor of the Iowa Writers' program. Sponsored by Johnson county...
    • Plan of Organization of the Iowa State Agricultural College

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Presidents' papers; Iowa State University; Iowa Agricultural College and Model Farm; Organizational structure; Planning
    • Box 1, Folder 11: As president-elect, Welch presents an organizational plan, addressed to the Board of Trustees, for the future Iowa Agricultural College. Welch discusses the college's purpose, courses of study, departments, and faculty.
    • Buena Vista County History, Iowa

    • Buena Vista County (Iowa); History
    • Compiled and written by the Iowa Writers' Program of the Works Projects Administration in the State of Iowa. Jessie M. Parker, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, State-wide Sponser of the Iowa Writers' Program. Sponsored by the Buena Vista...
    • 1988 Bomb

    • College yearbooks; Student publications; Student activities; University events
    • 1988 Bomb - Iowa State University Yearbook
    • Crawford County History, Iowa

    • Crawford County (Iowa); History
    • Compiled by workers of the Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Iowa. Jessie M. Parker, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, State-wide Sponser of the Iowa Writers' Program. Sponsored by County Superintendent...

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