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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...
    • The Kind of Higher Education Needed in the West

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; Speeches; Curriculum development; Educational reform; Agricultural education; State universities and colleges; Western United States; Undergraduate education;...
    • Box 2, Folder 3: A speech given by Welch at Nebraska University about the change in education needed in the new Western territories. He talks about the growing needs of the West, including school houses, governments, and homes and how they will...
    • Untitled address on practical education

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; speeches; presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; liberal arts; technical education; curriculum development; educational reform; higher education; technical eduation; liberal arts
    • Box 2, Folder 9: A speech given by Welch about the benefits of a practical education. He discusses how education that has no outlet in useful activities is not as valuable as a practical education. He gives examples to prove that without the...
    • Untitled address on agricultural fairs

    • 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...
    • Untitled address on agricultural education

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; speeches; presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; agricultrual education
    • Box 2, Folder 14: A speech given by Welch about the benefits of agricultural education on successful farming. He argues that the farmer needs educational training to successfully form and execute plans, fight insects, care for animals properly, and...
    • Untitled address on higher education

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Speeches; Presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; Education; Technical education; Agricultural education
    • Box 2, Folder 18: A speech given by Welch about the need for higher education to concentrate more on practical, scientific education rather than the disciplines traditionally studied in the past. (Missing pages 1, 18-19, 21, 54, 83-84,93)
    • Untitled address on "home"

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Speeches; Presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; Housing; Domestic life
    • Box 2, Folder 19: Welch discusses how to beautify the home.


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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...
    • Corn yield test

    • Demonstration Farms; Extension; Agriculture; Iowa State College; Iowa State University; Farms; Crops; Corn;
    • A set of two photographs depicting the harvesting and planting of corn for the corn yield tests. The first photograph shows two men harvesting corn, and the second shows seven men planting corn for the new corn yield test. Text on the page reads:...

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