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Brooke Lambert Papers

Identifier: MsC0228

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Scope and Contents

The papers of Brooke Lambert are comprised of letters written to him between 1860 and 1901. Most of the papers are signed, holograph letters. Letters are arranged alphabetically by correspondent, then chronologically. Topics range from pulpit freedom to women's suffrage and colonialism to the welfare of orphans and the poor. The correspondents include such people as William Boyd Carpenter, Edward Denison, Richard Holt Hutton, Mark Pattison, William Stubbs, Archibald Campbell Tait, and Anthony Wilson Thorold.


  • Creation: 1860 - 1901
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1880-1899


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This collection is open for research.

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0.25 Linear Feet

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English clergyman and social reformer. Made up of letters written to Lambert over a forty year time span dealing with issues such as women's suffrage, the welfare of the poor and orphaned, colonialism, pulpit freedom, etc.

Physical Location

AV materials moved to IRA Cool Storage

Method of Acquisition

The University of Iowa Libraries purchased these papers in 1970.

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Repository Details

Part of the University of Iowa Special Collections Repository

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