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

RS 21/7/206
Monroe C. Litteer
Photograph Album, ca. 1874

Descriptive summary


Litteer, Monroe C.


Photograph Album


ca. 1874


0.30 linear ft. (1 box)

collection number:

RS 21/7/206


University Archives, Special Collections Department, Iowa State University.


Administrative information


Open for research

publication rights:

Consult Head, Special Collections Department

preferred citation:

Monroe C. Litteer Photograph Album, RS 21/7/206, Special Collections Department, Iowa State University Library.


Biographical note

Monroe C. Litteer received his B.S. (1874) in civil engineering from Iowa State College (University). He was a member of Iowa State's third graduating class. He died prior to 1910. His last known residence was Yukon, Oklahoma.


Collection description

This collection (ca. 1874) consists of one photograph album that belonged to Monroe C. Litteer, Iowa State graduate of 1874. The album contains portrait photographs (cartes-de-visites) of Litteer's classmates and teachers at Iowa State. Most of the images are of unknown individuals, but some have been tentatively identified and include: Margaret (McDonald) Stanton, Ida (Smith) Noyes, Katie (Tupper) Galpin, Eva (Paull) Van Slyke, Professor W. H. Wynn, General James L. Geddes, Mary (Palmer) Snell, Millikan Stalker, Wesley Green, and Herbert W. Patrick.

Some of these people became prominent members in the history of Iowa State. For more information see the following the collections: Edgar W. Stanton Papers, RS 13/14/13; James L. Geddes Papers, RS 13/16/11; and Millikan Stalker Papers, RS 14/1/11.


Container list







Photograph album: Portraits of classmates and professors (32- 3x4" b/w photographs)

ca. 1874