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; 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...
Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Speeches; Presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; Animal psychology; Animal intelligence
Box 2, Folder 15: Welch discusses animal psychology, the evolution of psychology into branches, and reflects on whether animals can be educated and the idea that animal thoughts and feelings may be no different than a human's.
This aerial view shows the excavation site for the 1st addition to the library. A war surplus building, Number ""N"" appears on the far left. It was taken down in 1968 prior to construction of the 2nd addition.
This bas relief panel is over the second floor end window of the original library building. This and other panels on the east front of the building were designed by Nellie Verne Walker. The carving was executed by J.G. Zimmerman.
The Library Loan Desk (now called Circulation Desk) is viewed from the librarian's side, with a male staff member helping a female patron while other staff work with card files and book trucks behind the desk.