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; 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...
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; 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, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Speeches; Presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; Animal psychology; Animal intelligence
Box 2, Folder 15: Welch discusses animal psychology, the evolution of psychology into branches, and reflects on whether animals can be educated and the idea that animal thoughts and feelings may be no different than a human's.
Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Speeches; Presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; Education; Technical education; Agricultural education
Box 2, Folder 18: A speech given by Welch about the need for higher education to concentrate more on practical, scientific education rather than the disciplines traditionally studied in the past. (Missing pages 1, 18-19, 21, 54, 83-84,93)
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...
Volume 24, Bulletins 260-280. (260) Differences in Iowa Farms and Their Significance in the Planning of Agricultural Programs; (261) Post-War Developments in the Marketing of Cheese; (262) Local Hog Marketing Practices in Iowa; (263) Bacteriology...
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...
The Faded Image . A POEM BY JAMES WICKLIFF 2;
Obachan GERALDINE SEGAWA 3;
The Naked Chain RONALD L. NEUHAUS 6;
The Oldest Irishman TOM HARKIN 11;
Harmony LARRY BOWER 15;
The Windoio RALPH T. SCHNEIDER 18;
Discovery JOHN GORDON 20;