Elbert Family Papers
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Scope and Contents
Records of Dr. John Downs Elbert and LeRoy Elbert; also letters of Hon. Henry G. Little, Grinnell, Iowa, on Early Settlement of Henry County, Illinois.
- Creation: 1828-1895
- Creation: Majority of material found within 1850-1869
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright restrictions may apply; please consult Special Collections staff for further information.
1.00 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
Legal papers, diplomas, certificates of appointments, scrapbook, 2 issues of Keosauqua, Iowa, newspapers (1852-58), and other papers.
Method of Acquisition
This collection was donated to the University of Iowa Libraries by Bonnie L. Elbert in 1959.
Genre / Form
- Archives (groupings)
- Clippings (Information artifacts)
- Land grants
- Membership cards
- Language of description
- Script of description