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Mary C. Hooper papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0850

Scope and Contents

The Mary C. Hooper papers consist of one letter and one diary with entries dated January 1 to August 1, 1873. The daily entries include daily activities and a log of expenses. One last entry dated March 11, 1874 logs expenses for grocery items. The letter, dated September 18, 1874, is written to Hooper regarding a court case and verifying a claim of illness.


  • Creation: 1873-1874


Conditions Governing Access

The papers are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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

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Biographical / Historical

Mary C. Hooper was a resident of Princeton, Iowa.


0.50 linear inches

Language of Materials



Diary chronicling Hooper's daily life in Princeton, Iowa.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Method of Acquisition

The papers (donor no. 168) were donated by University of Iowa Special Collections in 2011.

Andrea Kohashi, 2013
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Iowa Women's Archives Repository

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University of Iowa Libraries
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