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RG99. Papers of Faculty, Staff, Alumni, and Associates

 Record Group
Identifier: RG99

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

Bohumil Shimek Papers

Identifier: RG99.0036
Scope and Contents

The Papers of Bohumil Shimek include published material and field notes taken by Shimek, assessing geological and botanical features of Iowa counties and other areas of the Midwest around the turn of the twentieth century. The collection also includes a set of his articles, both published and unpublished, arranged alphabetically by title.

Dates: 1890 - 1937

Charles D. Cuttler Papers

Identifier: RG99.0001

Professor of art and art history. Consultant to National Endowment for the Humanities. Correspondence, administrative records.

Dates: 1935 - 1988

Darwin T. Turner Papers

Identifier: RG99.0340

These papers describe the work of Dr. Darwin T. Turner and his collections of writings by African American authors. These papers document his development of the African American World Studies Program, within the English Department at the University of Iowa.

Dates: 1946 - 1991

Edward E. Mason papers

Identifier: UA10005
Dates: 1952 - 2023

Edward Wilson Chittenden Papers

Identifier: RG99.0126

Professor of mathematics, University of Iowa, from 1918 until 1954. Correspondence and lectures.

Dates: 1910 - 1950

Forest C. Ensign Papers

Identifier: RG99.0220
Scope and Contents These papers include the writings and addresses of Forest C. Ensign on the history of education, in particular within Iowa. Between 1905 and 1948, Ensign was invited to speak at conferences and commencements, and he presented radio addresses between 1925 and 1935. These are included. Faculty biographical notes, in box 2, were written by Ensign in 1923 in celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the College of Education, 1873-1923. The second United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) summer seminar in Education for International Understanding, was held in Paris, France, April 28, 1948. Included in this collection are the 1947-1948 annual report, the June 1947 newsletter, the 1948 program, and five addresses delivered at the 1948 seminar. German language periodicals and books dated 1934-1940 were collected by Paul C. Packer, Dean of the College of Education, and are housed in this collection. From...
Dates: 1845 - 1948

Fred Ambrose Papers

Identifier: RG99.0339
Scope and Contents

These papers include correspondence, reports, meeting minutes, floor plans, and campus maps relating to the planning of campus classrooms and dormitories during the 1940s and 1950s. The file labels and alphabetical organization exist as they were assigned by Ambrose. Of note is the 1955 space utilization study, conducted for all offices and classrooms in all campus buildings. In addition to the enormity of the project, this study is noteworthy for the standardization of building names Ambrose apparently brought about. He and his staff found that four resources -- the 1954 Financial Report, the Staff Directory, the Schedule of Courses, and the SUI section of the telephone book -- were not in agreement regarding the nomenclature of some campus buildings (see Box 10, folder 1). This collection provides a view of campus growth, as well as evidence of cooperation between institutions as they grappled with the same challenges.

Photographs: Boxes 13, 20

Dates: 1918 - 1959; Majority of material found within 1941-1959

Frederick Wezeman Papers

Identifier: RG99.0123

Founding director of the University of Iowa School of Library Science (later renamed School of Library and Information Science).

Dates: 1947 - 1973

George Willard Martin correspondence

Identifier: RG99.0035
Scope and Contents The correspondence includes determinations of specimen types, exchanges, botanical society business, critiquing of journal articles, recommendations for Martin's many students, and inquiries from the general public. Correspondents include botanical garden personnel, herbarium curators, professors at other universities, government agencies dealing with the study of fungi, foreign mycologists, and his former students. Significant correspondents include Constantine John Alexopoulos, Ruth McVaugh Allen, Gladys Elizabeth Baker, Robert Joseph Bandoni, Ernst Athearn Bessey, Henry Shoemaker Conard, William Bridge Cooke, Richard William George Dennis, Bernard Ogilvie Dodge, Marie Leonore Farr, Joseph Charles Gilman, William Dudley Gray, Clifford William Hesseltine, Herbert Spencer Jackson, Theodor Karl Just, Lorene Louise Kennedy, Donald T. Kowalski, Paul Lewis Lentz, David Hunt Linder, Marcel V. Locquin, Josiah Lincoln Lowe, Bernard Lowy, Thomas Huston Macbride (no letter from Macbride is...
Dates: 1925 - 1971

Gustavus Hinrichs Papers

Identifier: RG99.0039

Professor of Chemistry at the University of Iowa, 1863-1886. Founder of the Iowa Weather Service, the first state weather and crop service in the United States.

Dates: 1864 - 1890

Harry Grant Plum Papers

Identifier: RG99.0107

University of Iowa professor of history, 1902-1949. Research specialty in European studies.

Dates: 1940-1951, undated

James P. Wells Papers

Identifier: RG99.0143

Editorial assistant for the University of Iowa News and Information Service from 1952 until 1958, and administrative assistant in the Department of Physics and Astronomy from 1958 to 1979. Reports, writings, and news releases.

Dates: 1949 - 1963

Joan Mannheimer Papers

Identifier: RG99.0032
Scope and Contents The Joan Mannheimer papers include correspondence and other research material used in the writing of two enclosed unpublished manuscripts, River Rebels in the Barracks: Ceramic Education at the University of Iowa, 1952-1969, and Glenn C. Nelson. Nelson was an instructor in the University of Iowa Department of Art during 1954-1955.Three color photographs regarding potter Tom Mason are enclosed with correspondence to Mannheimer from James McKinnell, who was assistant professor in the UI Department of Art 1963-1968. Black and white photographs are included of Glenn C. Nelson. The collection includes references to barracks, trailers, Quonset huts, and other temporary structures which were constructed on the University of Iowa campus near the Iowa River after World War II. These buildings were initially constructed for the purpose of housing veterans and married students enrolled at the University, but later also served as class rooms and office space for such programs as...
Dates: 1974 - 1984

Leo W. Schwarz Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG99.0173
Scope and Contents The materials in this collection are the personal papers of Leo W. Schwarz, who, as Director of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) in 1946-1947, oversaw the rehabilitation and resettlement of displaced persons following World War II. Schwarz later held the position of Visiting Professor of Judaic Studies at the University of Iowa's School of Religion.The largest grouping of materials in the collection relates to Schwarz's own writings and the several anthologies he edited. This series is further divided into work that is substantially original to Schwarz and collected research/contributions from other authors. The former includes draft and final manuscripts, manuscripts edits, notes, book chapters, interview transcripts, book ideas, and publication records. The latter includes primarily short stories and anthology contributions from other named authors. The collection also includes documents pertaining to Schwarz's academic work, both as...
Dates: 1921 - 1972

Lester D. Longman Papers

Identifier: RG99.0031

Professor and head of Art Department, 1936-1958. Correspondence, articles, clippings.

Dates: 1932 - 1955

Luella M. Wright Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: RG99.0078

Professor of English from 1920 until 1951. Published on the literature of Quakers.

Dates: 1933 - 1951

Marcus Bach papers

Identifier: UA10011

The Marcus Bach papers, 1933-1964, contain correspondence, scripts, programs, publishing contracts, articles, and biographical materials from the playright and religion scholar.

Dates: 1935 - 1936

Norman Foerster Papers

Identifier: RG99.0060

University of Iowa professor of English and instrumental in the founding of the UI School of Letters.

Dates: 1930 - 1971; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1944

Papers of Charles Kremenak

Identifier: RG99.0022
Dates: -

Raymond F. Sheets Papers

Identifier: RG99.0286

Professor in Internal Medicine who specialized in hematology and oncology. Diary.

Dates: 1961-1968