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; 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, Mary B. (Mary Beaumont), 1840-1923 ; Iowa Agricultural College and Model Farm ; Iowa State College Department of Domestic Economy ; Home economics ; Courtesy ; United States -- Social life and customs ; lecture notes
Welch discusses definitions of politeness, people's perceptions of American society, examples of civility towards women, the genuineness of American politeness, and compares Americam courtesy to that in other countries.
Exploration; Travel; Central America; Panama; Darien
Box 1: folder 10, Source Material Relating to Richard A. Tewkesbury’s trips to the Darien in 1939 and 1940. Contains excerpts from various periodicals and publications highlighting Tewkesbury and his expeditions.
Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
Gentlemen's Fashions for October 1831, Shooting and Morning Dresses. The Shooting dress is somewhat informal, and illustrates a loose blouse and pants, with belts holding hunting equipment, a colorful bag falling down the back, a straw boater hat,...
Mentoring; Paints; Pammel, L. H. (Louis Hermann), 1862-1931
Apr. 18, 1902
Dr. L. H. Pammel,
Botanical Department, I.S.C.
My Dear Doctor Pammel:
I have your most valued favor of April 12th and beg to thank you most heartily for your very kindly words with reference to Leaflets on nature study. So...
Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Presidents' papers; Iowa State University; Iowa Agricultural College and Model Farm; Planning; Agricultural colleges; Technical education
Box 1, Folder 12: Report discusses the organization, management, instruction, experiments and other aspects of the following European agricultural schools: Royal Agricultral Academy at Poppelsdorf (Germany), Royal Institute for Fruit and Vine...