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Darrell Garwood Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0608

Scope and Contents

This collection contains the printer's typescripts of two books by Darrell Garwood, Artist in Iowa: A Life of Grant Wood and Crossroads of America, the Story of Kansas City, as well as newspaper clippings.

Acquisition and Processing Information

Dates

  • Undated

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.

Biographical / Historical

Darrell Garwood was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and his family moved to Des Moines, Iowa, when he was a young boy. He received a B.A. at the University of Iowa in 1933, financing his schooling by reporting for newspapers. After graduating from the University of Iowa, Garwood joined the International News Services becoming manager of the Iowa Bureau in Des Moines. After this he transferred to Chicago and later to Washington, D.C.

He is the author of Artist in Iowa: A Life of Grant Wood and Crossroads of America: The Story of Kansas City.

Extent

0.50 linear feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Newspaperman and biographer of Grant Wood. This collection contains printer's typescripts with revisions for two of his works, Artist in Iowa: A Life of Grant Wood and Crossroads of America: The Story of Kansas City. Iowa Author Mss.

Method of Acquisition

These papers were given to the University of Iowa Libraries by Darrell Garwood.
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)