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; 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 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.
Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Welch, Mary B. (Mary Beaumont), 1840-1923; Stanton, Edgar Williams, 1850-1920; Stanton, Margaret MacDonald; Knapp, Seaman Ashahel, 1833-1911; Iowa Agricultural College and Model Farm; Travelers - Europe;...
Written by Mary and Adonijah Welch to Margaret and Edgar Stanton while the Welches were on their second trip to Europe after Welch resigned from the presidency. The letters mention family matters, the Board of Trustees and the dissension against...
Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
Afternoon Home Dress, demonstrating the increasing importance of receiving visitors in the home. The dress has widening and ruffled shoulders with decoration at the end of the sleeve, the bodice is trimmed with decoration, and there is an emphasis...
Iowa State University; Iowa Agriculture and Home Economics Experiment Station; Center for Agricultural and Rural Development; American Agricultural Economics Association; Awards
Earl O. Heady receives special recognition for winning the 1977 Browning Award, at the American Agricultural Economics Association meeting in Blacksburg, Va. in 1978, from AAEA president Dr. Jim Hildreth. Heady also won an AAEA award in 1976. The...
Pammel, L. H. (Louis Hermann), 1862-1931; Peanut industry and trade
January 31, 1927
Dr. L. H. Pammel
Iowa State College
Department of Botany
My Dear Dr. Pammel:
I want to thank you for your fine letter of recent date.
I shall look forward to receiving the issues of the Park Bulletins with much...
Mentoring; Pammel, L. H. (Louis Hermann), 1862-1931
6 / 18 / 21
My dear Dr. Pammel:
Imagine my astonishment this morning upon receiving a copy of the Ames Daily Tribune, and reading your wonderfully illuminating article, its meaning to me cannot be expressed in words.
God evidently arranged it so...
November 6, 1919
Dr. A. H. Camel,
Iowa State College,
Department of Botany,
My dear Mr. Camel:--
I wish to thank you for your favor of recent date, and am very glad to know you are receiving the packages of Fungi. Three packages of one...
September 5, 1923
Prof. S. W. Carver,
I have your letter of August 24th which came to me during my absence. I am sorry I did not get the letter sooner. Otherwise I would have arranged for a representative to...
Bussey, Cyrus, 1833-1915 ; United States. Army. Iowa Cavalry Regiment, 3rd (1861-1865) ; Pea Ridge, Battle of, Ark., 1862 ; Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Siege, 1863 ; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives
Cyrus Bussey details his exploits as an officer with the Iowa Cavalry. Bussey refers to himself in the third person in this laudatory discussion of his experiences in the Army, including his involvement in the Battles of Pea Ridge and Vicksburg, as...