Frederick Elliott Biermann Papers
Scope and Contents
The papers of Frederick Biermann consist of seven linear feet of manuscripts dating from 1932 to 1968. The vast majority of this collection relates to his career in Congress. Correspondence files, with letters from Guy M. Gillette, Earl W. Hall, Herschel C. Loveless, and W.W. Waymack, comprise the bulk of the papers. The rest of the collection is made up of speeches and campaign materials. The subjects discussed range from New Deal programs such as the Agricultural Adjustment Act and the Works Progress Administration to Biermann's newspaper, the Decorah Journal; Democratic politics to farm relief; postmasterships to taxes.
- Biermann, Frederick Elliott (Person)
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This collection is open for research.
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7.00 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
U.S. Representative from Iowa. Correspondence, speeches, and campaign material relating to his years in the Congress.
Method of Acquisition
Given to the University of Iowa Libraries by Frederick Biermann in 1967 and by his estate in 1968.
- 20th century
- Agricultural laws and legislation
- Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)
- Decorah journal
- Democratic Party (Iowa)
- Mississippi River
- National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.)
- Patronage, Political
- Political campaigns
- United States Postal Service
- United States. Agricultural Adjustment Administration
- United States. Railroad Retirement Board
- United States. Rural Electrification Administration
- United States. Works Progress Administration
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