Explorations in Iowa History Project, undated

Collection Overview

Title: Explorations in Iowa History Project, undated

Record Series: 25/00/03

Creator: Laboratory School

Date: Undated

Extent: 1.25 linear feet, 3 boxes

Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa.

Language: This material is entirely in English.

Access and Use

Accessing the Collection:

There are no restrictions on the use of this material.

Preferred Citation: [Identification of item] in the Explorations in Iowa History Project collection, undated, Archives Record Series 25/00/03, [box and folder number], University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa

Scope and Content

This collection contains a number of essays, reports, journals, and guides related to Iowa history.


Box 1

A township map of the state of Iowa, 1851

Journal of William Buxton, an account of his travels from Nottingham, England to Carlisle, Iowa, November 7, 1853 to December 25, 1853

Exploring Iowa's past; Chapter 2:  Pioneer settlement and prairie life

Dairy of Solon Langworthy, 1958-1969

The Great Depression in Waterloo:  The black experience

Journal of Acher Walters

Depression dairy of Elmer Powers, 1932-1933

 Life in a log home, Onieta Fisher

Windows, doors, blinds

Life in a lumber camp, George Austin Woodward

Helpful hints for steamboat passengers, 1855

Black Hawk's narrative of the yearly cycle of the Sac and Fox tribes

Iowa railway guide, 1975

The urban depression:  Beucher family interview

 Tips of stagecoach travelers

As I remember, Mrs. Minnie London

Teamsters' guide to Iowa, 1850

Account book, John J. McFarland, 1860-1861

Diary of a young girl, 1862

Pioneering at Bonaparte and near Pella

Box 2

Migration of the Iowa tribe

Iowa pioneer calendar activities

Road map math

The iron horse, board game

Iowa farm letters

Iowa climatological data: Monthly temperature and precipitation normals, 1941-1970

Social and economic development in Iowa, 1870-1940

Growth of the Iowa railroad network, 1867-1895

Indians of the Shawnee Agency

Lumber rafting on the Wisconsin River

Almanac for Iowa farms and households

The Iowa agriculturist: For the farm, garden, and household, 1880

Coal mining in Iowa, 1870-1940

Box 3

Boiling Point!: A simulation game of the Sac and Fox treaties in Iowa

Note to teacher

The Iowa state almanac and historical handbook of pioneer life, 1860

Iowa state almanac and historical handbook of pioneer life for farms and households, 1870


Processing Information

Collection processed by University Archivist Gerald L. Peterson; inventory developed by Student Assistant Renee Croghan, March 2013; updated, March 13, 2013 (GP). Updated by Library Associate Dave Hoing, january 2018. Linear feet updated on August 31, 2017.

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