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Milo Reno Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0044
The papers of Milo Reno consist of three linear feet of manuscripts, dating from 1927 to 1959, and document his farm activism. Arranged alphabetically, these subject files include typescripts of speeches, articles, newspaper clippings, and other materials relating primarily to the activities of the National Farmers' Holiday Association and to state Farmers' Holiday associations. There are thirty-six folders of correspondence which include letters from: John H. Bosch, Richard Bosch, Smith Wildman Brookhart, Usher Burdick, Cassius E. Carnahan, F.C. Crocker, John C. Erp, William H. Green, Walter Groth, Alvin Handrich, Page Hawthorne, Clyde L. Herring, William Hirth, Thomas Horsford, George D. Iverson, Edward E. Kennedy, Norman W. Lermond, Emil Loriks, L.M. Peet, Herb Plambeck, Roy L. Rickerd, Franklin D. Roosevelt, John G. Scott, Jesse D. Sickler, John A. Simpson, Walter Singler, Art Smith, Edwin A. Stinson, Donald Van Vleet, Leon Vanderlyn, George Wharam, Alexander F. Whitney, and Howard Williams.

A microfilm copy of this collection is available for use in the repository, for interlibrary loan, and for purchase.

Dates

  • 1927-1959
  • 1933

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

3.00 linear feet

Abstract

Farm leader. Correspondence, typescripts of speeches, articles, newspaper clippings, and other materials relating primarily to the activities of the National Farmers' Holiday Association and to state Farmers' Holiday associations.

Method of Acquisition

Mrs. Susie Reno Bowles and Mr. Lowell Dyson gave the papers of Milo Reno to the University of Iowa Libraries in 1958 and1969, respectively.

Related Materials

STOVER, FRED W., 1898-1990. Papers of Fred Stover, 13.5 ft. Hampton, Iowa farm advocate and activist for progressive causes, former head of the Iowa Farmers Union and president of the U.S. Farmers Association. Correspondence, writings, and organizational materials, together with miscellaneous material, documenting his 40 years of political and social activism. MsC 165.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Iowa Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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Iowa City IA 52242 IaU
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