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Nancy Seiberling papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0930

Scope and Contents

The Nancy Seiberling papers date from 1992-2015 and measure 0.25 linear inches. This collection consists of six items, including an oral history conducted in 2001 by Linda Kerber, newspaper articles, obituaries, and a 2013 copy of the magazine Heritage.


  • 1992-2015


Conditions Governing Access

The papers are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biographical / Historical

Nancy Jackson Seiberling was born in 1917 to Rebecca and Alton Jackson in Minneapolis, Minnesota. In 1939, she moved to Toledo, Ohio, and in 1941, married Frank Seiberling, Jr. In 1959, the family moved from Toledo to Iowa City. Seiberling worked alongside Gretchen Harshbarger to found Project GREEN, a community initiative focused on city planning and beautifying Iowa City. She also helped create the Johnson County Heritage Trust, which promoted healthy land management and protected certain environmental areas from development.


.25 linear inches

1 Cassettes (Audiotape AC 623)

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Environmental activist who co-founded Project GREEN, a city planning and beautification initiative in Iowa City.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers (donor no. 788) were donated by Linda Kerber in 2001.
Rachel Black, 2015
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Repository Details

Part of the Iowa Women's Archives Repository

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