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; 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; Personal morality; Personality development; Learning
Box 2, Folder 7: A speech given by Welch about how hard work and effort improves character. He discusses self-indulgence, benefits of dealing with difficulties, and how a gifted person appears to have a natural talent but has gained these...
Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; speeches; presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; Responsibility; Moral values; Immorality; Moral education; Personality development
Box 2, Folder 8: A speech given by Welch about peoples' very different characters including how integrity is often mixed with immorality. He also discusses how hard work and morality through study makes a better person.