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Henry C. Wallace Papers Edit




  • 1904-1930 (Creation)


  • 2.25 linear feet (Whole)

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  • Abstract

    Second editor of Wallaces' Farmer; appointed U.S. Secretary of Agriculture by Warren Harding (1921-1924). Member of exec. committee of the Roosevelt Memorial Association and of the International Committee of Young Men's Christian Association. Arranged in broad subject categories. The correspondence arranged in chronological order.

  • Scope and Contents

    The papers of Henry C. Wallace measure 2.25 linear feet and date from 1904 to 1930. Arranged chronologically within an alphabetical sequence these papers reflect his personal life and career. Subject files range from a diary and articles by Wallace to agriculture issues and Wallace's Farmer. There are nearly three boxes of correspondence which include letters from: John M. Evvard, Herbert Hoover, Donald R. Murphy, Gifford Pinchot, and William Howard Taft.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    This collection is open for research.

  • Conditions Governing Use

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

  • Method of Acquisition

    These papers were donated to the University of Iowa Libraries in 1959, by Henry A. Wallace. A microfilm edition of these records is available for loan or purchase.

  • Preferred Citation

    Henry C. Wallace Papers, The University of Iowa Libraries, Iowa City, Iowa.

  • Related Materials

    Agricultural History, Vol. XLI:No. 2 (April 1967). This publication contains two essays dealing with Henry Cantwell Wallace.