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Lester Jesse Dickinson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0094

Scope and Contents

The papers of Lester J. Dickinson consist of 3.5 linear feet of manuscripts dating from 1898 to 1955. Documenting his political career, the collection includes speeches, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, clippings, and campaign material. Most of the material is from the 1920s and 1930s, while some of the photographs are from earlier years. L.J. Dickinson donated his papers to The University of Iowa Libraries in 1959. They are available for research by students and scholars.

Dates

  • 1898-1955
  • 1920-1940

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

Photographs box 3; scrapbooks other_unmapped

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

U.S. Representative and Senator from Iowa. Speeches, scrapbooks, correspondence, clippings, and campaign material all related to his political career.

Method of Acquisition

These papers were donated to the University in 1959 by Lester Dickinson.
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)