Papers of Thomas H. Macbride, 1845-1954.

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Papers of Thomas H. Macbride, 1845-1954.

The papers of Thomas H. Macbride relate to his career as a professor and president (1914-1916) of the University of Iowa. There are nine boxes of correspondence, dating from 1869 to 1927, of both a personal and professional nature. Included are letters from: Paul Bartsch, Charles E. Bessey, W.R. Boyd, Jay N. Darling, Harvey Ingham, Laurence C. Jones, Frank O. Lowden, G.W. Martin, Louis H. Pammel, and Gifford Pinchot. More correspondents include: Carl E. Seashore, Fred J. Seaver, Benjamin F. Shambaugh, Bertha M.H. Shambaugh, Bohumil Shimek, John Springer, and Robert B. Wylie. Macbride's work as botanist is reflected in items such as speeches and lectures he delivered, articles he wrote, notebooks he kept, and his Iowa Lakeside Laboratory research. Also included are diaries and newspaper clippings. Other family members are included in the Macbride papers. For instance, there are diaries and notebooks kept by Harriet D. Macbride and compositions written by Jean Macbride.

7.5 linear ft., (15 boxes)

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Martin, G. W. (George Willard), 1886-1971

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Professor, botanist, and mycologist at the University of Iowa. From the description of Papers of G.W. Martin, 1925-1971. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233109017 College teacher, botanist, and mycologist, of Iowa City, Iowa. From the description of Papers, 1925-1971. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 28412544 George Willard Martin was born in Brooklyn, New York, October 27, 1886, and died in Iowa City, September 13,...

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Macbride, Thomas H. (Thomas Huston), 1848-1934

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Darling, Jay N. (Jay Norwood), 1876-1962

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Lowden, Frank O. (Frank Orren), 1861-1943

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Iowa Lakeside Laboratory

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"Professor Thomas H. Macbride of the University of Iowa and a number of his colleagues from other Iowa colleges established Lakeside in 1909 as a private summer field station. It was one of the first in the United States. In 1936 Lakeside became a state institution, and today it is run cooperatively by Iowa State University, the University of Northern Iowa, and the University of Iowa through the Iowa State Board of Regents. Since its foundation, Lakeside's mission has been to provide students an...

Shambaugh, Benjamin Franklin, 1871-1940

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Benjamin Shambaugh was born in Elvira, Iowa. He received degrees from the University of Iowa and the University of Pennsylvania. He married Bertha M. Horack in 1897. From 1895 until 1940 Shambaugh was a professor of political science at the University of Iowa, chairing the department from 1900 to 1940. From 1907 until 1940 he served as superintendent of the State Historical Society of Iowa. He edited the Iowa Journal of History and Politics was the author of many political science p...

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Pinchot, Gifford, 1865-1946

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First director, United States Forest Service (1905). He changed the name of protected "forest preserves" to "national forests" and advocated a controversial "wise use" policy for the resources of the national forests, whereby a greater use of forest resources, such as tree harvests and grazing rights could be permitted. From the description of Correspondence, 1905-1945. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 40804560 Forester and governor of Pennsylvania. F...

Seaver, Fred Jay, 1877-1970

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Shambaugh, Bertha M. H. (Bertha Maude Horack), 1871-1953

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Springer, John, 1850-1937

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John Springer (1850 -- 1937), was an advertising agent, printer, and newspaper editor, of Iowa City, Iowa. Correspondence, clippings, printed matter, memorabilia, and other material relating to printing and advertising. From the description of The John Springer printing ephemera collection, 1866-1934. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 221707361 ...

Heine, Heinrich, 1797-1856

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Boyd, W. R. (William Robert), 1864-1950

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Shimek, Bohumil, 1861-1937

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Pammel, L.H. (Louis Hermann), 1862-1931

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