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James C. Wright Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0296

Scope and Contents

The papers of James C. Wright measure seven linear feet and date from 1933 to 1971. His career as an educator is documented with correspondence, speeches, clippings, articles, and subject files. The correspondence fills almost four boxes and spans nearly forty years. Subject files exist on a wide variety of topics relating to education. These include school district reorganization in Iowa, the Iowa Department of Public Instruction, the Committee for the Advancement of School Administration, education in American Samoa, the Iowa Schoolmasters Walt Whitman Club, and education in Keokuk, Iowa. There are also folders of his speeches and articles, and a box of photographs.

Dates

  • 1933-1971
  • 1956-1965

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Extent

7.00 linear feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Educator. Correspondence, subject files, speeches, articles, clippings, and photographs documenting his career as a school administrator, state official, and educator.

Source of Acquisition

These papers were donated to the University by James C. Wright in 1974.
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
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Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

Part of the University of Iowa Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City IA 52242 IaU
319-335-5921
319-335-5900 (Fax)