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; Speeches; Liberal arts; State universities and colleges; Undergraduate education; Educational philosophy; Presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; Educational reform
Box 2, Folder 4: A speech given by Welch about the importance of different kinds of education, and the benefits and disadvantages of each. He discusses the comprehensive study of one subject versus a broader education in a variety of subjects such...
Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Speeches; Presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; Curriculum development; Higher education; Technical education
Box 2, Folder 17: A speech given by Welch before the State Association of Principals of Graded Schools in Iowa City on July 27, 1878. He discusses differences between the old and new theories of education and curricula. He asserts that in order...
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.