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James Baird Weaver Papers

Identifier: msc0048
This collection is comprised mostly of correspondence between James Baird Weaver and Clara Vinson Weaver, and most of the letters are from the Civil War period. There are a few letters from others in the Weaver family and a copy of a speech Weaver delivered in the House of Representatives.

JRoethler, January 2003


  • 1836-1894
  • 1862-186

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This collection is open for research.

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6.00 folders


Populist leader. Weaver's correspondence with his wife; other Weaver family papers. Includes material on Davis Co., Iowa, and experiences in the Civil War.

Appraisal Information

These papers were given to the University of Iowa Libraries by Alice Evans Dannreuther in 1961. Guide posted to Internet: January 2003

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)