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

RS 21/7/179
Ian Ringgenberg (1986-    )
Papers, 2006-2008


Descriptive summary

creator: Ringgenberg, Ian (1986-    )
title: Papers
dates: 2006-2008
extent: 0.21 linear feet (1 half-document box)
collection number: RS 21/7/179
repository: University Archives, Special Collections Department, Iowa State University.

 

Administrative information

access: Open for research
publication rights: Consult Head, Special Collections Department
preferred citation: Ian Ringgenberg Papers, RS 21/7/179, Special Collections Department, Iowa State University Library.

 

Biographical note

Ian Mackenzie Ringgenberg was born on May 6, 1986 in Duncan, Oklahoma. He received his B.S. (2008) in anthropology from Iowa State University. He is the fourth generation of his family to attend Iowa State.

At Iowa State, Ringgenberg studied abroad in Mongolia for a semester in the fall of 2006. He was a member and graduate of the Honors Program, for which he completed an oral history project documenting student life at Iowa State. Additionally, he was involved in many campus activities. He was appointed to the 2007-2008 GSB president’s cabinet as Director of Student Affairs. He served as an officer on several campus groups including the Anthropology Club, LAS Student Council, Honors Student Board, and Harwood House. ┬áHe was the 2008 recipient of the W. Robert Parks award for Outstanding Honors Student. He worked in the ISU Library Special Collections Department from 2006-2009.

After graduation, Ringgenberg returned to Iowa State as a graduate student in the spring of 2009, a position he maintains as of writing (2009).

 

Collection description

This collection (2006-2008) contains course notes from several classes, an Honors Program oral history project, and the final report submitted by Ringgenberg for his study abroad program. His course notes include syllabi and class handouts as well as essays, notes, and reports by Ringgenberg for classes in anthropology, history, and philosophy. The oral histories interviews he recorded as part of his Honors Program project can also be found in the Iowa State University Sesquicentennial Oral History Project Collection, RS 0/11/7.

 

Organization

This collection is listed alphabetically.

 

Container list

Box

Folder

Title

Dates

1

1

Course notes - Anthropology 436: Development Anthropology

2006

1

2

Course notes - History 406: Medieval Europe, 1050-1500

2007

1

3

Course notes - History 414: European Cultural and Intellectual History

2007

1

4

Course notes - Philosophy 364: Metaphysics: God, Minds and Matter

2006

1

5

Honors project - Oral history interviews with: Elizabeth Beck, Kristy Medanic, DeAnn Ringgenberg, Elizabeth Andre, Karen Zunkel, Brian Philips, Modope Labode, Paul Ringgenberg, Larry Ebbers, Brian Deinall, Cory McDermott, Lindsay Shannon, Charles Frederiksen, and Mary Sawyer (16 CDs)

2007-2008

1

6

Honors project - Paper, “Student Life Through the Decades: Comparing ISU Students of the 1980s and Today Using Oral Histories”

2008

1

7

Study abroad final report - “Mongolia’s Modern Hobby: Computer Gaming in Ulaanbaatar”

2006