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; presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; College majors; Curriculum development; Greek (classical); Latin; Mathematics; Technical education; University of Michigan
Box 2, Folder 13: A speech given by Welch when he received a L. L. D. (Doctor of Law) Degree from the University of Michigan. He talks about his time at the University and the importance of a good education. He praises the University for...
Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; speeches; presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; technical education; liberal arts
Box 2, Folder 16: Welch discusses education and the type of education needed for the future. He speaks about the inability of students to be prepared for future careers without a well rounded education and the importance of studying Greek classics...
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 ; 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 ; 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.