Morrell Meat Packing Company Collection
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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.
- Creation: 1850-1953
- Creation: Majority of material found within 1850-1932
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.
21.50 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
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.
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.
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