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William Oelke Papers 1953-1974

  • US US-IaGG MS/MS 01.13
  • Collection

Consists of manuscripts of talks, articles, correspondence, photographs, and slides.  Most relate to chemistry and chemists at Grinnell College in the early and mid-twentieth century.

Oelke, William C.

P.E. Somers Collection 1914-1927

  • US US-IaGG MS/MS 01.131
  • Collection

P.E. Somers, M.D., was a physician working in Poweshiek county from at least 1903 until 1927. He was a member of the Poweshiek County Medical Society, and served as its secretary and treasurer. These volumes contain lists of those he treated.

Ladies' Education Society 1863-2009

  • US US-IaGG MS/MS 01.133
  • Collection

The collection contains versions of The Ladies' Education Society's constitution and articles of incorporation, membership, minutes, reports, and accounting from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Earl Blair Drawing Collection 2011 2011

  • US US-IaGG MS/MS 01.134
  • Collection

Eighteen original ink drawings and one photocopy, featuring buildings including Goodnow and Carnegie Hall.

Agassiz Association

  • US US-IaGG MS/MS 01.135
  • Collection

Contains notes and observations, minutes, correspondence, library records, and two publications - Grinnell Cabinet and Agassiz Notes - from the Grinnell Chapter.

Bill Ingram Collection of Early Modern French Manuscript Business Documents 1550-1652

  • US US-IaGG MS/MS 01.136
  • Collection

Folder 1 contains two manuscript documents written in French in the 16th century.  One of the documents is from Jehan Hurault, the royal counselor and master of requests, regarding a dispute on the right to collect taxes on cloth sold in bulk and the "eighth" on wine sold retail in taverns in one section of the city of Paris.  The other has not been translated or transcribed.

Congregationalism in Iowa 1840-1932

  • US US-IaGG MS/MS 01.138
  • Collection

This collection contains record books from the General Congregational Association of Iowa, the Denmark Association of the Congregational Church, the Davenport Association of the Congregational Church and the Des Moines River Association of the Congregational Church, covering from 1840 until 1910. Taken together, these records offer insight into the activities and membership of the Congregational Church in Iowa during the latter half of the 19th century.

Walter Scott Hendrixson Notebooks and Slides 1890-1920

  • US US-IaGG MS/MS 01.14
  • Collection

Consists of lantern slides of late 19th and early 20th century chemical aparatus and four notebooks of chemical notes.  Professor William C. Oelke suggests that Hendrixson had equipment to copy pictures from books and may have photographed the portraits and laboratory apparatus from published material to use in his class teaching.

Hendrixson, Walter Scott

Bruce Whiteman Collection 1980-1995

  • US US-IaGG MS/MS 01.140
  • Collection

Books of poetry and short essays by Bruce Whiteman published between 1980 and 1995. Whiteman was an English department lecturer at Grinnell College.

Alyce Keagle Ritti '56 Collection 1999-2000

  • US US-IaGG MS/MS 01.141
  • Collection

8 postcard-size prints, each depicting one of the seven deadly sins. Seven are in a small photo album. An alternate version of the Lust collage is included, stored seperately. Also in the collection are several short articles Alyce Ritti wrote about her time in Paris for an exhibition.

Calocagathian Society Records 1876-1924

  • US US-IaGG MS/MS 01.142
  • Collection

10 hand-written volumes detailing the meetings of the Calocagathian society over its 48 year existence.

Lewis Literary Society Records 1872-1911

  • US US-IaGG MS/MS 01.145
  • Collection

8 bound volumes containing minutes of the Lewis Society's proceedings, 1 bound volume of treasurer's records, and 1 volume containing six issues of the Argo, a publication released by the society during a three-month period in 1892.

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