Skip to main content

Robert B. Tabor Papers

Identifier: msc0272

Scope and Contents

The collection includes biographical information along with correspondence from Harold E. Hughes, John C. Culver, and Edward B. Rowan. Several folders relate to the missing painting, "Vendue." Tabor kept diaries from the 1940s until his death in 1972. Finally, there are more than twenty sketchbooks and two scrapbooks.


  • 1933-1972


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restrictions may apply; please consult Special Collections staff for further information.


2.00 linear feet

Photographs in Box 2; Audio tapes in Box 5. other_unmapped

Language of Materials



Iowa artist. Diaries and sketchbooks, correspondence and biographical material documenting his career.

Method of Acquisition

The papers of Robert B. Tabor were given to the University of Iowa Libraries by his daughter, Ruth Tabor, in 1972.
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note

Repository Details

Part of the University of Iowa Special Collections Repository

Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City IA 52242 IaU
319-335-5900 (Fax)