Edwin T. Meredith Papers
Scope and Contents
The Edwin T. Meredith Papers consist of approximately twenty-five linear feet and date from 1898 to 1949. The collection is arranged in six different series: Correspondence (27 boxes); Subject files (3 boxes); Idaho Farm Development Company (10 boxes); Speeches, articles, statements and addresses by E.T. Meredith (2 boxes); Photographs (1 box); and Scrapbooks (7 boxes). Each series is arranged alphabetically and chronologically, with the exception of the Idaho series which begins with correspondence and is followed by business papers and vouchers. This collection is available on Microfilm through the Media Services department. (Film 29248)
- Meredith, Edwin T. (Person)
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25.00 linear feet
Language of Materials
Attorney and Iowa state legislator. Subject files and correspondence concerning his business, family and political career. The bulk of the papers consist of correspondence dealing with business conditions during the 1920s and W.W.II, politics, family life.
Method of Acquisition
This gathering of papers was given to the University of Iowa Libraries by Mr. Meredith's son, Edwin T. Meredith, Jr., in 1965. A microfilm edition of these records is available for loan or purchase.
- Agricultural Publishers Association
- American newspapers
- Arid regions
- Arid regions agriculture
- Associated Advertising Clubs of the World
- Business enterprises
- Democratic Party (U.S.)
- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
- Free trade
- Idaho Farm Development Company
- Land use
- National Committee on Boy's and Girl's Club Work
- Publishers and publishing
- Real estate development
- Reclamation of land
- United States. Chamber of Commerce
- United States. Department of Agriculture
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