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Vergene Donovan papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0232
The Vergene Donovan papers date from 1975 to 2012 and measure 1 linear inch. The papers consist of several issues of The Iowa Indicator (1987-1989) as well as several photocopied letters, including one from Barbara Bush, a magazine article about Donovan,and a program Donovan hosted for Representative Fred Grandy. Also included is the cookbook Donovan compiled to commemorate her fiftieth wedding anniversary.

Dates

  • 1975-2012

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The papers are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright has been transferred to the University of Iowa.

Extent

1.00 linear inch

Abstract

Spencer, Iowa, resident active in the Iowa Federation of Republican women.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Biographical / Historical

Vergene Donovan, an active member of the Republican Party in Iowa, grew up in Spencer, Iowa, and graduated from Spencer High School in 1941. She has been very active in her church and community of the Spirit Lake area on local boards and committees. A member of the Iowa Federation of Republican Women, she edited the Federation's newsletter, The Iowa Indicator. In 1995, Donovan was presented the John McDonald award for outstanding service to the Republican Party by Iowa Governor Terry Branstad. She has helped steer campaigns for Republican candidates on both the local and state levels.

Method of Acquisition

The papers (donor no. 319) were donated by Vergene Donovan in 1995.
Author
Kristen Rassbach, 1997.
Language of description
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Iowa Women's Archives Repository

Contact:
100 Main Library
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City IA 52242 IaU
319-335-5068
319-335-5900 (Fax)