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Steven V. Carter Papers

Identifier: MsC0250

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Scope and Contents

The papers of Steven V. Carter are arranged alphabetically within three series: 1) Congressional subject files, boxes 1-13; 2) Pre-Congressional political files, boxes 14-19; and 3) Personal, boxes 20-25. The Congressional subject file series reflects his activities during his year in office. He concentrated on issues such as agriculture, education, insurance and retirement, and post offices. The pre-Congressional political files consist of campaign material from his two bids for office. Included are nomination papers, rules concerning contributions, and issue statements. The personal series contains invitations, law school notes, his degrees from college and university, material relating to his estate, and sympathy messages sent upon his death. The acronym TLS indicates typed letter signed.


  • Creation: 1915-1960
  • Creation: 1950-1959


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This collection is open for research.

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8.50 Linear Feet (Photographs in Box 17)

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Attorney and U.S. Representative from Iowa . Subject files relating to his year in Congress and his earlier political and legal career.

Method of Acquisition

These papers were donated to the University of Iowa Libraries in 1971 by Carter's widow.

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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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