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Daniel Webster Turner Papers

Identifier: MsC0198

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Scope and Contents

The Papers of Daniel Webster Turner consist of 2.5 linear feet of materials dating from 1898- 1969 and are arranged chronologically within an alphabetical order. The subject files range from a diary Turner kept during the Spanish American War to his work with the National Farmers Organization. There are ten folders of correspondence, with letters from such notables as: Ezra Taft Benson, Whitney Gillilland, H.R. Gross, Bourke B. Hickenlooper, Leo A. Hoegh, Ben F. Jensen, Estes Kefauver, Gus T. Kuester, Robert D. Ray, and Otha D. Wearin. Also included are materials relating to farm conditions, Farm Holiday, the War Production Board, and Turner's gubernatorial campaign.


  • Creation: 1898-1969


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This collection is open for research.

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2.50 Linear Feet

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Governor of Iowa, 1931-1933. Correspondence, speeches, subject files, and clippings.

Method of Acquisition

The bulk of this collection was donated in 1969 by Isabel Turner, with an additional gift by Norman Turner in 1994.

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Repository Details

Part of the University of Iowa Special Collections Repository

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University of Iowa Libraries
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