Skip to main content

George Clarke Papers

Identifier: MsC0047

  • Staff Only
  • Please navigate to collection organization to place requests.

Scope and Contents

The papers of George W. Clarke consist of .5 linear foot (1 box) of manuscripts dating from 1904 to 1937. The collection primarily consists of correspondence, clippings, and campaign literature from his campaign for re-election as Governor of Iowa in 1914. There are also voting records, speeches, ballots, and pamphlets relating to Republican politics in Iowa.


  • Creation: 1904-1937
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1913-1915


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Please read The University of Iowa Libraries' statement on Property Rights, Copyright Law, and Permissions to Use Unpublished Materials.


0.50 Linear Feet

Language of Materials



Lawyer, state legislator, and Governor of Iowa . Subject files, campaign files, correspondence, and clippings relating primarily to his 1914 bid for re-election.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

These papers were donated to the University of Iowa Libraries by Charles F. Clarke and Mrs. Frances C. Kinnick in 1959.

Related Materials

Annals of Iowa XXXIII, no. 8 (April, 1957), pp. 553 -- 571; an article on George W. Clarke in the "Eminent Iowan Series" Annals of Iowa XXXII, no. 1 (July, 1953), pp. 47 -- 50, "The Glory of the Hawkeye State" by George W. Clarke

Other Descriptive Information

Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the University of Iowa Special Collections Repository

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