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; 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, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; speeches; presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; technical education; liberal arts
Box 2, Folder 16: Welch discusses education and the type of education needed for the future. He speaks about the inability of students to be prepared for future careers without a well rounded education and the importance of studying Greek classics...
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)
Snedecor, George W. (George Waddel), 1881-1974 ; Coover, Mervin S., 1890-1976; statisticians; engineers
Announces the designation of Coover Hall (formerly Electrical Engineering Building ) and Snedecor Hall (formerly Service Building) after professors Mervin Coover and George Snedecor. Includes brief biographies of both.