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; 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.
Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; speeches; presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; fairs; agricultural exhibitions; breeding value; contest judging
Box 2, Folder 11: A speech given by Welch at an agricultural fair. He discusses his opinion that animal competitions should be judged by the value of the animal to the world and not the price of the animal to the farmer. He argues that fairs...
Welch, Mary B. (Mary Beaumont), 1840-1923 ; Women -- Education ; Women -- Social aspects ; Home economics ; Housekeeping ; Housewives ; Women -- Suffrage
Lecture read before women's clubs in Los Angeles, California. Discusses the importance of a woman's role in the home, how a woman's education prepares her for life, how education has helped the women's suffrage movement, and the importance of...
Exploration; Travel; Central America; Panama; Darien
Box 1: folder 10, Source Material Relating to Richard A. Tewkesbury’s trips to the Darien in 1939 and 1940. Contains excerpts from various periodicals and publications highlighting Tewkesbury and his expeditions.
April 25, 1907
Mr. G. W. Carver,
Tuskegee Institute, Alabama.
If you can get hold of some okra, will you kindly send me to two or three plants, green if possible and if not then the dry plants? I would like to have them for one of my...
July twenty-sixth, 1919
Mr. Geo. W. Carver,
Tuskegee Institute, Ala.,
Your letter of July twenty-third addressed to Dr. Pammel has been received. Dr. Pammel is away on his vacation just at present and your letter will receive his...
May 24, 1907
Professor G. W. Carver,
Tuskegee Institute, Alabama.
I was glad to hear from you. I shall be very glad to pay you a visit when I come south again, but I have not been south since you were here at Ames. I am sending you...
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...
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...