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; 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; 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; 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...
Welch, Mary B. (Mary Beaumont), 1840-1923 ; Travel ; Rome (Italy)
Continues from "An Afternoon in Italy" describing the family's time in Rome in 1892 including visits to the Basilica of St. John Lateran, Colosseum, soldiers marching by the Arch of Constantine, Porta del Popolo, various fountains and churches, and...
VEISHEA; Student Activities; Iowa State University
A 1920s central lawn event that may or may not be associated with VEISHEA. A number of people are present in the midst of eight simulated columns on the lawn. People are in costume, some holding exhibit like materials, and others holding banners.
VEISHEA; Student Activities; Chemistry; Iowa State University;
A 1923 VEISHEA Chemistry float. The horse-drawn float is mounted on a flat bed wagon. Viewed from behind, Margaret Hall can be seen in the background. See photographs 1722-3-3 and 1722-3-4 for other views of the same float.
VEISHEA; Student Activities; Animal Husbandry; Iowa State University
A 1923 horse-drawn VEISHEA Animal Husbandry float. The sign reads: ""Livestock-Judgement Selection Profits."" See photograph 1722-2-2 for another view of the same float. ""FILEPRINT NOT TO BE REMOVED FROM THIS FILE"" has been stamped in ink.
VEISHEA; Student Activities; Iowa State University;
In an effort to foster class pride, VEISHEA 1923 organizers added a mock graduation Moving Up ceremony where each class advanced to the next level: seniors became alumni, juniors became seniors, sophomores became juniors, and freshmen became...