Nancy Seiberling papers
Collection — Folder: 1
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.
- Seiberling, Nancy, 1917-2015 (Person)
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)
Language of Materials
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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