Dante Pierce Papers
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Scope and Contents
The strength of the collection lies in its introductory visualization of the national importance of the Iowa agricultural press and the large extent to which the nation's lawmakers rely on the local Iowa agricultural publisher to provide them with a clear insight into the local food growers' and producers' problems.
- Creation: 1916-1948
- Creation: Majority of material found within 1925-1945
- Pierce, Dante (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
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0.25 Linear Feet (59 items)
Language of Materials
Farm editor. Correspondence with State and National Political figures including Smith Brookhart, Calvin Coolidge, Robert LaFolette, Henry Wallace, and George Wilson.
Method of Acquisition
The papers of Dante Melville Pierce were obtained for the University of Iowa Libraries as a result of the interests, efforts, and correspondence initiated by George M. Sheets, 1958-1959. The papers were a gift of Richard S. Pierce of Des Moines, Iowa, in 1958-1959.
- Ron L. Fingerson
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