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John Powell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0678

Scope and Contents

The John H. Powell papers include approximately three linear feet of material and consist primarily of correspondence and material involved with his various writings. The correspondence series includes letters from historians such as Catherine Drinker Bowen, Julian Boyd, Lyman Butterfield, and Caroline Robbins. The writings series includes notes and various drafts of his works and two unpublished plays. The American Philosophical Society Library also has a collection of John H. Powell's papers, primarily those concerning Powell's biography of John Dickinson.

Dates

  • 1935-1963
  • 1960-1970

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

3.50 linear feet

Photograph negative in Box 7. other_unmapped

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Historian. Correspondence and preliminary drafts of his writings. Iowa Author Mss.

Method of Acquisition

Mr. Powell began giving his papers to the University of Iowa in 1950.

Related Materials

The American Philosophical Society Library also has a collection of John H. Powell's papers, primarily those concerning Powell's biography of John Dickinson.
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)