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Adelia St. John Gates papers

 Collection — other: Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0728
Journal containing address to class of 1863; attendance records; recipes; household hints; and commercial housekeeping accounts and building accounts.  Biographical information written by the donor and obituaries of John C. Gates are also included.

Dates

  • 1863-1865?
  • Other: Date acquired: 2008-05-20

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright held by the donor has been transferred to The University of Iowa.

Extent

1.00 folders

1.00 folders

Abstract

Graduate of Genesee College in New York who moved to Waterloo, Iowa as a bride.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Biographical / Historical

Adelia St. John Gates graduated from Genesee College in upstate New York and moved to Waterloo, Iowa, as a bride. Her husband John Cook Gates (1838-1917) practiced law in Waterloo with the Gates and Liffring law firm. Gates Park in Waterloo is named for this family.

Source of Acquisition

Nancy S. Rust
Method of Acquisition The papers (donor no. 1159) were donated by Nancy S. Rust in 2008.
Author
Kären Mason
Date
20090423
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Iowa Women's Archives Repository

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