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Cora Louise Scofield papers

 Collection — Floor: 1
Identifier: IWA0779

Scope and Contents

The collection measures one-half linear inch and contains a diary written by Cora Scofield from 1881-1884. The diary contains observations on growing up in Iowa as well as descriptions of Scofield’s time at Vassar College. Also included in the collection are two 1912 letters written to Scofield from Kate Norgate.

Dates

  • 1881 - 1912

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The papers are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright held by the donor has not been transferred to the University of Iowa.

Biographical / Historical

Cora Louise Scofield was born in Washington, Iowa in 1870. She graduated from Vassar College and earned a Ph.D. in history from the University of Chicago. Her book The Life and Reign of Edward the Fourth, King of England and France and Lord of Ireland was published in 1923.

Extent

.5 linear inches

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Iowa-born historian and author who attended Vassar College.

Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers (donor no. 168) were transferred from the University of Iowa Special Collections Department in 2000.
Author
Laurel Rhame, 2015
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
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)