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Henry C. Wallace Papers

Identifier: msc0179
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.


  • 1904-1930


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2.25 linear feet


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.

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.

Related Materials

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

Part of the University of Iowa Special Collections Repository

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