Story County (Iowa); History; Biography; Iowa Agricultural College
Biographical and historical memoirs of Story County, Iowa. Comprising a condensed history of the state, a number of biographies of distinguished citizens of the same, a descriptive history of the county named herein, and numerous selected...
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...
Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Language and culture; speeches; presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; Language and culture.
Box 2, Folder 1: Welch discusses the importance of studying the English language as a means of learning about English culture and history and explains the relationship of language to intellectual culture.
Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Speeches; Liberal arts; State universities and colleges; Undergraduate education; Educational philosophy; Presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; Educational reform
Box 2, Folder 4: A speech given by Welch about the importance of different kinds of education, and the benefits and disadvantages of each. He discusses the comprehensive study of one subject versus a broader education in a variety of subjects such...
Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; speeches; presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; Responsibility; Moral values; Immorality; Moral education; Personality development
Box 2, Folder 8: A speech given by Welch about peoples' very different characters including how integrity is often mixed with immorality. He also discusses how hard work and morality through study makes a better person.
Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
Daywear showing a variety of outerwear and day dresses all with wide, loose sleeves, and hoop skirts. The two women on the far left appear to be wearing decorated mantles or paletots over their dresses and heavily trimmed bonnets. The center woman...
Personal letter from Christian Petersen friend, engraver George Nerney (Massachusetts), describing his responses to Hello Beautiful, a printed booklet Petersen created for his daughter Mary Charlotte Petersen.
Carver, George Washington, 1864?-1943; Trelease, William, 1857-1946
July 21, 1928
Professor George W. Carver,
Dear Professor Carver:
I am in receipt of your letter of July 15th which pleases me very much, and I am glad to know that you liked the little article. I have made it a point not to...