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Edwin T. Meredith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0121
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)

Dates

  • 1898-1949

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Extent

25.00 linear feet

Photographs: Box 43 other_unmapped

Abstract

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.

Related Materials

The Great American Songbook Foundation in Carmel, Indiana has a collection of Meredith Wilson items in its collection.
Language of description
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)