Campus Images


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Few buildings and big field
Iowa State Campus, 1870

Aerial view of buildings and trees


Iowa State Campus, 1893

Small dark panoramic view of several buildings and trees
Iowa State Campus, 1911



Many buildings and roads seen from above
Birds-eye view of Iowa State, 1922




Panoramic view of many many buildings
Iowa State Campus, 1913



Map showing railroad creek and creek bottom and 3 squares, labeled college, house, and barn
Map of Iowa State, 1868
Map showing railroad and 35 numbered buildings and locations
Map of Iowa State, 1883
Map showing 19 numbered buildings on Iowa State University's campus
Map of Iowa State, 1891



The original images can be found in the University Archives.  For more information regarding the images, please contact the University Archives at 515-294-6672 or


Iowa State Sesquicentennial

Time Line
Cyclone Facts and Trivia
Campus Buildings

For Whom It Is Named
Campus Images

Student Life
People of Distinction
Oral Histories


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