Special Collections Department
403 Parks Library
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011-2140

RS 4/8/7
Iowa State University

Facilities Planning and Management
Grounds Management Records, 1940-[ongoing]


Descriptive summary

creator:

Iowa State University. Facilities Planning and Management

title:

Grounds Management Records

dates:

1940-[ongoing]

extent:

0.63 linear feet (1 document box and 1 half-document box)

collection number:

RS 4/8/7

repository:

University Archives, Special Collections Department, Iowa State University.

 

Administrative information

access:

Open for research

publication rights:

Consult Head, Special Collections Department

preferred citation:

Iowa State University Facilities Planning and Management, Grounds Management Records, RS 4/8/7, Special Collections Department, Iowa State University Library.

 

Historical note

The Vice President for Business and Finance manages the fiscal operations of the University and is responsible for the general supervision of the business operations of all University activities. The Office was established in 1958 as a replacement for the Business Manager position. The Vice President for Business and Finance oversees the operation of the Facilities Planning and Management Department.

In 1987 the name of the Physical Plant was changed to the Facilities Planning and Management Department. The Facilities Planning and Management Department is responsible for the maintenance of the campus grounds and buildings, the campus utilities system, and campus planning.

 

Collection description

The collection (1940-[ongoing]) contains correspondence, files, plats, reports, and blueprints that document the development of the sanitary sewage system at Iowa State University. The records also included documents relating to the plantings on the University's campus. This includes planting lists and nursery inventories.

 

Organization

The collection is arranged chronologically.

 

Container list

Box

Folder

Title

Dates

1

2

Sewer - City of Ames Sewage Plant Correspondence

1940-1960

1

5

Sewer - Sewage Flow Record

1940-1966

1

6

Sewer - Sewage Plant

1941-1942

1

7

Sewer - Sewage Plant: Reports

1941-1942

2

1

Sewer - Sewage Plant: Plats

1941-1942

1

1

Sewer - Ames City Bypass Sewage

1944-1951

2

2

Sewer - Specifications for Sanitary Interceptor Sewer Connecting The College Sewer System to the City of Ames System

1950

1

4

Sewer - Sanitary Sewer: Dairy Cattle and Swine Nutrition Farms

1954-1955

2

4

Sewer - Storm Sewer: West Campus

1954-1955

2

3

Sewer - Storm Sewer: Metals Development Building

1956

1

3

Sewer - City of Ames Sewage Plant Correspondence

1960-1965

3

1

Plant Lists, Care & information, estimating

1969-1972

3

2

Planting Fall

1971-1973

3

3

Planting Spring

1972

3

4

Planting (orders received)

1973

3

5

Planting Spring

1974-1975

3

6

Planting Fall Nursery Inventories

1975

3

7

Planting Fall

1975

3

8

Planting Spring & Fall

1975-1976

3

9

Planting Spring

1976

3

10

Planting Spring

1976

3

11

Planting Spring

1977

3

12

Planting Spring

1978

3

13

Planting Fall

1978

4

1

Planting Spring (1 of 2)

1979

4

2

Planting Spring (2 of 2)

1979

4

3

Planting Fall & Spring

1979-1980

4

4

Planting – Nursery Inventory (2 of 2)

1980

4

5

Planting – Nursery Inventory (1 of 2)

1980

4

6

Planting Fall

1980

4

7

Planting Spring

1980

4

8

Planting Spring

1980

4

9

Planting Nursery Inventories

1980

4

10

Planting/Tree Removal

1980-1985

4

11

Planting Spring - Perennials

1981

4

12-13

Planting Spring

1981

5

1

Planting Nursery Inventories

1981

5

2

Planting Fall

1981

5

3

Planting Fall Planting 1981 - Spring 1982

1981-1982

5

4

Planting Fall Nursery Inventories

1982

5

5

Planting Location Notes for Base Maps

1982

5

6

Planting-City Beach Ave.

1982

5

7

Planting Fall

1982

5

8

Planting Spring

1983

5

9

Planting Spring Nursery Inventories

1983

5

10

Planting Fall

1983

5

11

Planting Spring - Plant Order

1984

5

12

Planting Projects

1984

5

13

Planting Fall

1984

5

14

Planting Fall Nursery Inventories

1984

5

15

Plant Replacement Schedule Fall

1984-1985

5

16

Planting Spring

1985

6

1

Planting Fall

1985

6

2

Planting Spring

1986

6

3

Planting Fall

1986

6

4

Planting Spring

1987

6

5

Planting and Tree Removal

1987-1999

6

6

Planting Spring

1988

6

7

Fall Planting and Tree Removal

2000

6

8

Planting - Notes

n.d.

6

9

Planting Nursery Translator List

n.d.

6

10

Planting at the Veterinary Medical Research Institute (VMRI)

n.d.