Harold E. Wolfe Papers
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Scope and Contents
The papers of Harold E. Wolfe consist of manuscripts organized by series relating to his career: 1) Chief of police of Mason City, Iowa (1929-1951); 2) Chairman of the Iowa Liquor Control Commission (1951-1957), and; 3) State legislator (1967-1970). The first grouping is made up primarily of correspondence and newspaper clippings concerning the Mason City police department. The next section, pertaining to his chairmanship of the Iowa Liquor Control Commission, includes documents from the Commission as well as information about the National Alcoholic Beverage Control Associations. Finally, there are two boxes of correspondence, bills, radio broadcast scripts, and campaign documents relating to his legislative career. The correspondence which is found throughout the papers includes letters from William S. Beardsley, Fred Biermann, Robert K. Goodwin, H.R. Gross, W. Earl Hall, Bourke B. Hickenlooper, J. Edgar Hoover, George Mills, Robert D. Ray, William J. Scherle, and George A. Wilson.
- Creation: 1929-1970
- Wolfe, Harold E. (Person)
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This collection is open for research.
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2.00 Linear Feet (Photographs: Box 3.)
Language of Materials
Mason City, Iowa, chief of police, chairman of the Iowa Liquor Control Commission, and member of the Iowa House of Representatives. Correspondence, clippings, radio broadcast scripts, photographs, campaign material, and other papers.
Method of Acquisition
These papers were donated to the University of Iowa Libraries by Mrs. Harold E. Wolfe in 1972.
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