The Iowa State University Library and Special Collections Department house a variety of statistics related collections documenting the advancement of statistical knowledge and methodology locally, nationally and internationally, and the establishment and development of the Statistical Laboratory and Department of Statistics at Iowa State University. For more collections on statistics and the Statistical Laboratory, search the library catalog
or Special Collections
, also refer to finding aids for complete lists of individual collections.
Reports and proceedings (1838-72, 1978).
ASA supports development, application, and dissemination of statistical science; and promotes sound statistical practice to inform public policy and improve human welfare. ASA finding aid
. ASA website
Chevalier Correspondence with John Towne Danson.
Chevalier was a French statistician, economist, writer, editor, professor, engineer, and statesman.Michel Chevalier finding aid
Statistical Laboratory Annual Reports
. Formed in 1933 and the first of its kind in the nation, the Statistical Laboratory does consulting work and promotes statistical research. The annual reports also include the Dept. of Statistics, organized in 1947.
George W. Snedecor
, instrumental in bringing statistics to Iowa State, helped form the Statistical Laboratory (1933) and the Dept. of Statistics (1947).
George W. Snedecor finding aid
"Roots of the Iowa State Statistical Center"
is a brief history written by T.A. Bancroft. Published in 1980.
"The Statistical Laboratory of the Iowa State College"
is a brochure from the Iowa State College Bulletin (May 15, 1940)