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; 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; 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, Mary B. (Mary Beaumont), 1840-1923 ; Women -- Education ; Women -- Social aspects ; Home economics ; Housekeeping ; Housewives ; Women -- Suffrage
Lecture read before women's clubs in Los Angeles, California. Discusses the importance of a woman's role in the home, how a woman's education prepares her for life, how education has helped the women's suffrage movement, and the importance of...
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...
Passengers are crowded into two cars of the Ames & College Railway (The Dinkey). Some passengers are riding on the boarding spaces between cars and end of the train. Steam is bellowing from the locomotive's smoke stack.
Carver, George Washington, 1864?-1943. Carver, George Washington, 1864?-1943 friends and colleagues
James Wilson "Tama Jim" 1836-1920, Director Experiment Station 1891-97. First Dean of Agriculture 1897-02. Made Dean while on leave 1897-02. In Carver's words: "Wilson, the name of Hon. James Wilson is sacred to me. He was one of the finest...
Dyes and dying; Paints; Pammel, L. H. (Louis Hermann), 1862-1931
March 31, 1924
Dr. L. H. Pammel
Iowa State College
Department of Agriculture
My dear Dr. Pammel:
After so long a time, I am getting off to you a few pecans. It seems as though my work has crowded upon me so severely that it has made it...
Wilson, James, 1835-1920; Carver, George Washington, 1864?-1943
May eighteenth, 1922
Prof. G. W. Carver,
Tuskegee Institute, Ala.
Dear Professor Carver:
I am in receipt of your favor of the fifth and note its contents with reference to some of your estimates of men connected with the college. I wish to thank...
Barker, Celestia Lee, 1846- ; Barker, William B ; Cookery, American -- Midwestern style ; Farm life -- Iowa ; Home economics ; Religious education -- Iowa ; Rural families ; Women in agriculture ; Women teachers -- Iowa ; Iowa -- History -- Civil...
The majority of entries were written during the Civil War and describe Lee's work on the family farm, attending religious services, visiting family throughout central Iowa, social activities, and her beaux. She also describes her training to be a...