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; 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)
Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Speeches; Presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; Fairs; Agricultural education
Box 3, Folder 1: A speech given by Welch to the "Farmers of Delaware County" who helped organize their county fair. Welch speaks of the importance of agricultural education and practical farming. He discusses the value of fairs, compares fairs to...