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    • Writings in the College Quarterly (Iowa Agricultural College)

    • Welch, Mary B. (Mary Beaumont), 1840-1923 ; Iowa Agricultural College and Model Farm ; Iowa State College Department of Domestic Economy ; Home economics ; Women -- Education ; Technical education
    • Topics include subjects taught in domestic economy courses, measuring the work of women in the home, plea for the higher education of cooks, and the legitimacy of teaching domestic economy.
    • Addresses Delivered at the Opening of the Iowa State Agricultural College

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Presidents' papers; Iowa State University; Iowa Agricultural College and Model Farm; Speeches; Presidential inauguration, 1869
    • Box 1, Folder 10: In addition to President Welch's inaugural address, speakers include John Scott (Lieutenant Governor ), Benjamin F. Gue (President of the Board of Trustees), and (Norton?) Townshend. Included is the poem ""The Ideal Farmer and...
    • Correspondence on Welch family

    • 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.
    • First lecture of landscape gardening

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; Landscape gardening; Campus planning
    • Box 1, Folder 9: Notes include discussions on beauty, landscape gardening, design and arrangement, choise of trees, colors, buildings, and homes.
    • Corresondence to or about Welch

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents
    • Box 1, Folder 6: Contains remembrances of Welch and Iowa State and correspondence discussing Welch. Correspondents include Louis Pammel and Earle Ross.


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    • U.S. Boundary Commission;Botany;Geography;Description and travel;Scientific expeditions;Discoveries in geography;Yuma Indians;Indigenous crops;Indigenous peoples--California;Cultivated plants;Agriculture;Weather;Mexican-American Border...
    • Field notes and observations from visits to San Diego and the Mexico-United States boundary, June 1849-March 1850. The accounts include botanical and geographical descriptions, as well as ethnographic reports and weather observations.
    • Memorial Union, 1955

    • Memorial Union; Iowa State University;
    • This 1955 photograph is of the outside entrance to Gold Star Hall in the front (north) of the Memorial Union. Decorative details of the entrance include the four attached columns with Doric-style capitals, decorative carvings incorporating...
    • Band saw, 1934

    • Iowa State University; Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Dept.; Woodworking; Band saws
    • Several men are occupied in the construction of wooden structures. Their activities include: sawing, hammering and filing. A large band saw is at one side of the room. Its large wheels and most of the blade are enclosed in a wire safety...
    • Outline of five lessons in agriculture

    • Extension; Short course; Agricultural education; Agriculture;
    • An outline of five lessons in agriculture given at the Clinton County Teachers Institute. Lessons include: Good Seed Corn, Good Seed, Good Soil, Weeds, and Insects of Corn.
    • Correspondence from Martin L. Mosher to his son, Arthur

    • Extension; Correspondence; Carver, George Washington, 1864?-1943;
    • Collection of six handwritten letters addressed to Arthur Mosher from his father, Martin L. Mosher. The topics of the letters include the five steps in agricultural development, early extension work, Mosher’s general philosophy regarding extension...
    • Seed corn demonstrations - Sioux County 1903, radio talk

    • Extension; Agriculture; Corn; Demonstration Farms; Iowa State College; Iowa State University;
    • A transcription of a radio talk given by Ralph K. Bliss in 1953 about the 1903 seed corn demonstration farms in Sioux County. Topics covered include an overview of the beginning of county cooperative extension work, the early work of county...
    • Report on farm bureau women’s meeting

    • Extension; Agricultural education;
    • A copy of the minutes outlining procedure of the Women Representatives from each Congressional district. The minutes include decisions reached on issues like state-wide organization plans, project work, and future goals.
    • East Coast Trip

    • Elwood, P. H. (Philip Homer), b. 1884 ; Harvard University -- Student housing ; Constitution (Frigate) ; Cleveland Museum of Art ; Gardens -- Delaware -- Wilmington ; Gardens -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia ; Parkways -- Pennsylvania --...
    • Iowa State College landscape architecture professor Philip Elwood takes students on a tour of the southern and eastern United States in 1931. Places visited on the trip include - "Longwood", DuPont gardens near Wilmington, Del. ; R. T. Stotesbury...
    • Testing acidity of cheese, 1930

    • Dairying; Iowa State University;
    • In this 1930 photograph Professor E.F. Goss, Raymond Morrison, and C.O. Grigsby are shown in a dairy laboratory making pH determinations on cheeses. This determination in cheese manufacture assists greatly in the control of uniformity and quality....
    • Carriage Dress, Dinner Dress, and Opera Dress

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Carriage Dress, Dinner Dress, and Opera Dress. The Opera Dress offers a striped pattern, shirred bodice, puffy leg-of-mutton sleeves, and a belt emphasizing the waist. There is quite a bit of decorate detail, particular near the hem, and the dress...
    • Evening Dress and Full Dress

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Evening Dress and Full Dress. The Evening Dress is displayed from the back and demonstrates a low neckline trimmed with lace, an overlay decorated with lace and tassels, a continuing emphasis on the waist with a piped belt, and a full skirt. The...
    • Woman's Dress

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Woman's Dress, showing a wide lace collar with brooch at center of neckline, a fitted bodice, puffed loose sleeves cuffed at the wrist, a patterned full skirt somewhat shorter, the bonnet had a wide brim framing the face and decorated with ribbon...

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