Box 1, Folder 13: Speech given to the State Horticultural Society in which Welch describes the campus in 1869, and how the acres of wild prairie were transformed into a planned campus landscape. He primarily describes building roads and planting...
July 27, 1914
Dr. L. H. Pammel
Iowa State College,
My dear Prof. Pammel:
I wish to thank you for your favor of recent date, and will try to see if I can find someone who can furnish the specimens of cotton and okra you wish. It is going...
The burned remains of Old Main from the southeast after the second fire in August 1902. The gutted building stands behind a large grove of trees. Three men, one with a bicycle, stand talking in the middle of a drive that leads to the building.
Two flower-lined sidewalks lead up to Morrill Road and the main entrance of Morrill Hall. A row of trees stand to the north side of the building and the construction of Central Building (Beardshear Hall) is beyond.
The front (east) of Morrill Hall is partially obscured from view by trees. Marston Hall is visible in the background and the tracks for the Ames and College Railway (the Dinkey) are visible in the foreground.