Alumni and Former Students

Carver, George Washington

George Washington Carver Papers

The George Washington Carver digital collection contains images of Carver as well as letters and correspondence between Carver and Iowa State colleagues. The majority of correspondence is to Carver's mentor, Dr. Louis Pammel.

203 documents, includes images.

Catt, Carrie Chapman

Carrie Chapman Catt

A suffragist, feminist, political activist, and Iowa State alumna who was president of the American Womans Suffrage Association.

26 artifacts, plus 2 images.

Hayden, Ada

Ada Hayden Papers

Ada Hayden was the first woman to earn a Doctor of Philosophy at Iowa State; she also became curator of the Herbarium, and added over 40,000 specimens to the collection.


173 images.

Presidents of Iowa State University

Presidents of Iowa State University

The installation of a new president at Iowa State University is cause for celebration and ceremony. These photographs, speeches, and programs document how these events have changed over time.



46 documents.

Trice, Jack

Jack Trice Papers

Jack Trice was the first African-American athlete at ISU, competing in football and track. During his first football game, he suffered severe injures that resulted in his death. In 1997, the ISU football stadium was formally named after him.

15 documents, includes images.