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; Presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; Presidents' family relationships
Box 1, Folder 5: Contains correspondence about members of Adonijah and Mary Welch's family, correspondence by descendents, obituaries, and brief histories. Correspondents primarily include A. B. Shaw and Winifred Dudley Shaw.
Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Iowa State University presidents; Presidents' papers; Speeches; Commencements; Commencement, 1872; Graduating classes; Personality development
Box 1, Folder 16: The speech was given during the first commencement ceremony for Iowa Agricultural College (now Iowa State University). Welch discusses character, morality, integrety, and that fortune will not necessarily come to the graduates...
Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Commencements; Commencement, 1878; speeches; Graduation ceremonies; presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; Adulthood; higher education
Box 2, Folder 2: A commencement speech given by Welch to the Class of 1878. Welch speaks about when students graduate from college, they officially enter adultuhood and take on its responsibilities. He also discusses how education can be used to...
Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; speeches; presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; fairs; agricultural exhibitions; breeding value; contest judging
Box 2, Folder 11: A speech given by Welch at an agricultural fair. He discusses his opinion that animal competitions should be judged by the value of the animal to the world and not the price of the animal to the farmer. He argues that fairs...
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 ; Pea Ridge, Battle of, Ark., 1862 ; Soldiers -- United States
Letter written to brother and sister describes the Battle of Pea Ridge, fought in Benton County, Arkansas, March 6-8, 1862. He describes the set up of his battery and lists men lost and injured in battle.
Welch, Mary B. (Mary Beaumont), 1840-1923 ; Iowa State College Department of Domestic Economy ; Home economics ; Cooking ; Domestic life ; Women--Education ; Home economics teachers ; Technical education
Describes the beginning of the Department of Domestic Economy, how Mary Welch pursuaded President Welch and the Board of Trustees that the department was needed, how she prepared for the position, and her training in cookery.