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Henry B. Bailey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0530

Scope and Contents

In the mid-1930s Henry B. Bailey of Washington, Iowa, helped organize the Young Republican League of Iowa in the First Congressional District. This collection of his papers contains correspondence, petitions, and nomination papers related to that organizing effort as well as a folder of material containing records of Bailey's campaigns for the office of Washington County attorney in 1932 and 1934. There is also a folder of letters dated 1945-1946 from Alfred E. Baldrige, Bailey's law partner, and his wife, Charlotte, during Baldrige's military service. Baldrige seems to have varied assignments, including work on returning German airfields to crop production and work on land reform law in Germany.

Dates

  • 1932-1946

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

0.50 linear feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Papers relating to the organization of the Young Republican League of Iowa in the First Congressional District, 1932-1935; records of Bailey's campaign for the office of Washington County attorney in 1932 and 1934; folder of letters dated 1945-1946 from Alfred E. Baldrige, Bailey's law partner, and his wife, Charlotte, during Baldrige's military service during World War II in Germany.

Method of Acquisition

The Henry B. Bailey Papers were the gift of Mr. Bailey's son, Bruce, in July 2001.
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)