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    • Graduation Address to the First Class 1872

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Iowa State University presidents; Presidents' papers; Speeches; Commencements; Commencement, 1872; Graduating classes; Personality development
    • Box 1, Folder 16: The speech was given during the first commencement ceremony for Iowa Agricultural College (now Iowa State University). Welch discusses character, morality, integrety, and that fortune will not necessarily come to the graduates...
    • The English Language as a Means of Culture

    • 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.
    • The Ideal Worker, Graduate Address

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Commencements; Commencement, 1878; speeches; Graduation ceremonies; presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; Adulthood; higher education
    • Box 2, Folder 2: A commencement speech given by Welch to the Class of 1878. Welch speaks about when students graduate from college, they officially enter adultuhood and take on its responsibilities. He also discusses how education can be used to...
    • The Psychology of Natural Sciences Studies vs. the Languages as Means of 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...
    • The Thinker

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; speeches; Responsibility; presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; Moral values; Personal morality
    • Box 2, Folder 6: A speech given by Welch about the power of thought and the importance of truth and honesty on moral character.
    • Untitled address on the nature of human beings

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; speeches; presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; Responsibility; Moral values; Immorality; Moral education; Personality development
    • Box 2, Folder 8: A speech given by Welch about peoples' very different characters including how integrity is often mixed with immorality. He also discusses how hard work and morality through study makes a better person.
    • Untitled address on the importance of education

    • 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...
    • Untitled address on education

    • 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...
    • The Problem of a Reasonable Education

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Speeches; Presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; Curriculum development; Higher education; Technical education
    • Box 2, Folder 17: A speech given by Welch before the State Association of Principals of Graded Schools in Iowa City on July 27, 1878. He discusses differences between the old and new theories of education and curricula. He asserts that in order...
    • Are We an Impolite People?

    • 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.
    • Mrs. Welch's Cook Book

    • Cooking, American
    • Mary B. Welch, Instructor, Domestic Economy, Iowa State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts, Ames, Iowa. Other contributors are also professors from Iowa State College including Professor of Pathology and Histology Dr. D. S. Fairchild;...
    • Iowa Seed Company Catalog 1903 Second Edition

    • Seeds -- Catalogs and collections ; Nursery stock -- Catalogs and collections ; Horticulture -- Catalogs ; Gardening -- Catalogs ; Flowers -- Catalogs and collections ; Fruit-culture -- Catalogs ; Seed industry and trade -- Iowa -- Des Moines ;...
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    • Iowa Seed Company Catalog 1904

    • Seeds -- Catalogs and collections ; Nursery stock -- Catalogs and collections ; Horticulture -- Catalogs ; Gardening -- Catalogs ; Flowers -- Catalogs and collections ; Fruit-culture -- Catalogs ; Seed industry and trade -- Iowa -- Des Moines ;...
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    • 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...
    • Iowa Seed Company Catalog 1898

    • Seeds -- Catalogs and collections ; Nursery stock -- Catalogs and collections ; Horticulture -- Catalogs ; Gardening -- Catalogs ; Flowers -- Catalogs and collections ; Fruit-culture -- Catalogs ; Seed industry and trade -- Iowa -- Des Moines ;...
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    • Iowa Seed Company Catalog 1899

    • Seeds -- Catalogs and collections ; Nursery stock -- Catalogs and collections ; Horticulture -- Catalogs ; Gardening -- Catalogs ; Flowers -- Catalogs and collections ; Fruit-culture -- Catalogs ; Seed industry and trade -- Iowa -- Des Moines ;...
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    • Iowa Seed Company Catalog 1907 Golden Harvest

    • Seeds -- Catalogs and collections ; Nursery stock -- Catalogs and collections ; Horticulture -- Catalogs ; Gardening -- Catalogs ; Flowers -- Catalogs and collections ; Fruit-culture -- Catalogs ; Seed industry and trade -- Iowa -- Des Moines ;...
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    • Iowa Seed Company Catalog 1906

    • Seeds -- Catalogs and collections ; Nursery stock -- Catalogs and collections ; Horticulture -- Catalogs ; Gardening -- Catalogs ; Flowers -- Catalogs and collections ; Fruit-culture -- Catalogs ; Seed industry and trade -- Iowa -- Des Moines ;...
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    • Iowa Seed Company Catalog 1907

    • Seeds -- Catalogs and collections ; Nursery stock -- Catalogs and collections ; Horticulture -- Catalogs ; Gardening -- Catalogs ; Flowers -- Catalogs and collections ; Fruit-culture -- Catalogs ; Seed industry and trade -- Iowa -- Des Moines ;...
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