The film depicts the art of bookbinding in leather with gold inlay. Fred James demonstrates the steps taken in binding a book in leather. L.E. Hertzberg then shows the process of gold tooling. The presentation was a display put on in the Library in...
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, 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.
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...
Welch, Mary B. (Mary Beaumont), 1840-1923 ; Iowa State College Department of Domestic Economy ; Home economics ; Cooking ; Domestic life ; Women--Education ; Home economics teachers ; Technical education
Describes the beginning of the Department of Domestic Economy, how Mary Welch pursuaded President Welch and the Board of Trustees that the department was needed, how she prepared for the position, and her training in cookery.
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.