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Morrell Meat Packing Company Collection

 Collection
Identifier: msc0100

Scope and Contents

The Morrell Meat Packing Company Collection consists of correspondence (1868-1949), including general information like newspaper clippings, speeches, photographs and drawings, business papers, biographical information about Thomas Dove Foster and his wife Eliza Jane MacClelland, and Presbyterian Church and YMCA work.

Dates

  • 1850-1953

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research. This collection is stored at an offsite location. When requesting materials, please allow two business days for items to arrive at the Special Collections reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restrictions may apply; please consult Special Collections staff for further information.

Extent

21.50 linear feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Business and personal correspondence, account books, statements, and other records, relating to the meat packing company particularly in Liverpool, England, and Ottumwa, Iowa; and papers, including some of Thomas Dove Foster.

Physical Location

This collection is stored at an offsite location. When requesting materials, please allow two business days for items to arrive at the Special Collections reading room.

Method of Acquisition

These papers were donated to the University of Iowa Libraries by the company from 1959-1961.
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

Part of the University of Iowa Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City IA 52242 IaU
319-335-5921
319-335-5900 (Fax)