Busse House

Freeman Hall

Floor Plans

Rooms 101-128
Rooms 129-146
Rooms 151-159

House Details

Floor #: 1,2
Gender: Male
Capacity: 52
Room #s: 101-159, 201-259
A/C: No
Bed Type: Lofted
Floor Type: Tile
Room Types: Single, Double
Room Size:
Window Size:
Ceiling Height: Between 7'8" and 8'

House History

BUSSE, Florence E. (1885-1958) received an A.B. from Northwestern University and an M.A. (1918) from Columbia University. Before coming to Iowa State in 1919 as professor of domestic science, she held positions as head of the domestic science at Upper Iowa University and at Cornell College. She was head of the food and nutrition at Iowa State in 1923-24 and was acting head of home management in 1934-35. She was married to Ray M. Smith in 1929. After leaving Iowa State she taught at the University of Maryland (1937-38) and was at Ball State College (1938-45). She was a writer and lecturer on home economics subjects for years.