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Hancock Family Papers

Identifier: MsC0062

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Scope and Contents

The Hancock Family Papers consists of diares (1860-1922), a ledger (1881), register of members of Diamond Lodge #39 (1879-1892), and four insurance registers which span from 1883 to 1917.


  • Creation: 1860-1922
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1880-1899


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This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restrictions may apply; please consult Special Collections staff for further information.


0.75 Linear Feet

Language of Materials



Diaries and accounts of Ellery Moses Hancock, Ella Janette Hancock, and Spencer Waters, including material on farm life in Allamakee County, Iowa.

Method of Acquisition

This collection was given to the University of Iowa Libraries in 1955 by the estate of Clara Hancock. An addition was made in 1959 by Mrs. May Henderson.

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Repository Details

Part of the University of Iowa Special Collections Repository

Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City IA 52242 IaU
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