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Lyman Whiting Papers

Identifier: msc0172

Scope and Contents

The papers of Lyman Whiting consist of 15.5 linear feet of manuscripts dating from 1836 to 1906. The collection contains eight boxes of correspondence of both a personal and professional nature. There are also nine boxes of his sermons. Other items include thirty-three diaries kept by Whiting, newspaper clippings, and manuscripts relating to his various pastorates in Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, New York, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Iowa, Wisconsin, and West Virginia.


  • 1836-1906


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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


15.50 linear feet

Language of Materials



Congregational clergyman. Diaries, correspondence, sermons, and other materials.

Method of Acquisition

The papers were given to the University of Iowa Libraries in 1958 by Allen Langston.
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Iowa Special Collections Repository

Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City IA 52242 IaU
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