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Richard D. Remington Papers

Identifier: RG05.0001.015

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Scope and Contents

This collection includes Remington's speeches and research notes.


  • Creation: 1987-1988


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biographical / Historical

Richard Delleraine Remington was born Aug. 2, 1931, in Nampa, Idaho. He married Betty Brooks Morrison on Dec. 28, 1952. He received bachelors and masters degrees, both in mathematics, from the University of Montana in Missoula and an M.P.H. (1957) and a Ph.D. in Public Health Statistics (1958) from the University of Michigan.

He came to the University of Iowa in 1982 as vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculties. He held that post until August 1988 and also served as interim president in 1987-88 after James O. Freedman resigned. In 1988 he returned to full-time teaching and research in the UI College of Medicine and served as director of the Institute for Health, Behavior and Environmental Policy.

Remington died July 26, 1992, in Iowa City. At the time of his death he was UI Foundation Distinguished Professor of Preventive Medicine and Environmental Health.


2.00 Linear Feet

Method of Acquisition

These papers were transferred to the University Archives by the Office of the President in 1989.

Related Materials

Folder, "Remington, Richard D.," in Faculty and Staff Vertical Files (RG01.0015.003).

David McCartney, December 2006
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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