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; Speeches; Presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; Animal psychology; Animal intelligence
Box 2, Folder 15: Welch discusses animal psychology, the evolution of psychology into branches, and reflects on whether animals can be educated and the idea that animal thoughts and feelings may be no different than a human's.
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...
Exploration; Travel; Central America; Panama; Darien
Box 1: folder 7, Source Material Relating to Richard A. Tewkesbury’s trips to the Darien in 1939 and 1940. Contains Tewkesbury’s unpublished writings which consist of his day by day notes of his trek through the Darien from July 6 to August...
Carver, George Washington, 1864?-1943; Wallace, Henry A., 1888-1965.
Graduation portrait of Henry A. Wallace. Son of Henry C. Wallace and friend of George Washington Carver. Wallace remembered Carver with appreciation: "Because of his friendship with my father and perhaps his interest in children George Carver...
Botanical Specimens; Pammel, L. H. (Louis Hermann), 1862-1931
April 29, 1918
Dr. L. H. Pammel
Iowa State College,
My dear Dr. Pammel:
I wish to thank you for your kindly favor of some days ago. I have been intending to answer before now, but so many things have transpired to prevent it. However, I...
Scene From A Summer Evening by Cate Shelter 1;
The Upas-Tree ("Anchar") a translation by Michael Allen 2;
Ashby by Elizabeth S. Schabel 5;
The TV Lady a poem by Rick Dirks 9;
Delivering by Jim Kastner 11;
Through a Window of an El a poem by Marcy...
Iowa State University Statistical Laboratory; Iowa State University Department of Statistics; Statistics; Statistical services
The Statistical Laboratory was organized at Iowa State College in 1933. The first of its kind in the nation, the Statistical Laboratory provides consulting work and promotes statistical research. Although statistics courses were first taught at...