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D.C. Spriestersbach Interview Project

Identifier: RG01.0006.006

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Scope and Contents

This collection contains transcripts of interviews conducted by D.C. Spriestersbach for his book, "The Way it Was: The University of Iowa, 1964-1989." The interviews are arranged alphabetically by last name of the narrator.


  • Creation: 1999


Biographical / Historical

D.C. Spriestersbach was faculty in Speech Pathology and Audiology at the University of Iowa beginning in 1940. He served as Dean of the Graduate College from 1965-1987, and was Interim University President from 1981-1982. These interviews were conducted for his book, "The Way it Was: The University of Iowa, 1964-1989," published by the University of Iowa Press in 1999. "The Way it Was," draws upon his personal files, the university archives, and interviews with many faculty members and administrators, Spriestersbach has created both an institutional and a personal history of the University of Iowa.


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Related Materials

Spriestersbach, D.C. The Way It Was: The University of Iowa, 1964-1989. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1999. LD2568.8 .S77 1999

D.C. Spriestersback Papers (RG99.0255)

Oral history interview, January 13, 1977 (RG01.0006.001)

Folder, "D.C. Spriestersbach," in Faculty and Staff Vertical Files (RG01.0015.003)

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Repository Details

Part of the University of Iowa Archives Repository

100 Main Library
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City IA 52242