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W. H. Goodrich Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0351

Scope and Contents

The papers of W.H. Goodrich consist of 1.5 linear feet of manuscripts dating from 1966 to 1977. They are all related to his work for the Republican Party. Four folders are related specifically to his home area of Humboldt and Webster Counties in Iowa. Much of the collection concerns the 1976 election, with materials relating to the national convention, finances, and the national committee. Correspondence with President Ford is found throughout the papers, as well as letters from Wiley Mayne, Robert D. Ray, and William J. Scherle.

Dates

  • 1966-1977
  • 1976

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.

Biographical / Historical

William H. Goodrich (1914- ) was president and general manager of W.H. Goodrich, Inc. He was formerly president of Northwest Iowa International Harvester Dealers and director of the Chrysler Dealers' Association of Iowa and Nebraska. Outside of his business interests, W.H. Goodrich has been active in Republican politics at both the state and national levels. He has served as the state finance chairman of the Republican Party in Iowa, he was a delegate to the 1976 Republican National Convention, and was a regional coordinator of delegate operations for President Gerald R. Ford in 1976.

Extent

1.50 linear feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Republican party official. Subject files relating to Republican politics in Iowa and the nation, especially the 1976 election.

Method of Acquisition

These papers were donated to the University of Iowa Libraries by W.H. Goodrich in 1977.
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
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)