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; liberal arts; technical education; curriculum development; educational reform; higher education; technical eduation; liberal arts
Box 2, Folder 9: A speech given by Welch about the benefits of a practical education. He discusses how education that has no outlet in useful activities is not as valuable as a practical education. He gives examples to prove that without the...
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, 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.
Exploration; Travel; Central America; Panama; Darien
Box 1: folder 9, Source Material Relating to Richard A. Tewkesbury’s trips to the Darien in 1939 and 1940. Tewkesbury's published writings included in these materials are: “There’s Drama In Mexico”; “An Explorer Sets Forth”; “Darien...
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...
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 ; Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 ; Women's rights; Suffrage; World War I
The White House
7 June, 1918
My dear Mrs. Catt:
May I not thank you for transmitting to me the very interesting memorial of the French Union for Woman Suffrage addressed to me under the date of February first, last. Since you have been...