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James Baird Weaver Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0048

Scope and Contents

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

Dates

  • 1836-1894
  • 1862-186

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

6.00 folders

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

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
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

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)