In 1980, H. Summerfield Day, the former University Architect (1966-1975) and Planning Coordinator (1975-1980) competed the history of Iowa State University's buildings and grounds. This massive undertaking took him and his assistants twelve...
Morrill Hall (Ames, Iowa); Beardshear Hall (Ames, Iowa); Central Building (Ames, Iowa); Iowa State University; English Office Building (Ames, Iowa)
A crowd is gathered along Morrill Road in front of Morrill Hall and Central Building (Beardshear Hall). A small tent appears between the two buildings. A period automobile is visible near the English Office Building in the background.
Iowa State University; University Library; Reference librarians; 1st Addition
A female student stands and chats with reference librarian William Birdsall, seated at a metal desk next to a room divider with multi-colored circles, circa 1961. There were reference areas like this on each of the first three floors after open...
Marston Water Tower (Ames, IA); Iowa State University; Morrill Hall (Ames, Iowa); Corn
A field of corn and another crop surround the Marston Water Tower. Immediately behind the Water Tower is the Engineering Annex. A dirt road runs along the fields. In the distance is Morrill Hall and other buildings.
A group of people are being instructed in library card catalog records, Some of the people, seated at a table are examining individual cataloging cards in drawers. Other standing individuals are consulting books.