Cora Louise Scofield papers
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.
- Creation: 1881-1912
- Scofield, Cora Louise, 1870- (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
The papers are open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright held by the donor has been retained by the donor.
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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.
.50 linear inches
Language of Materials
Iowa-born historian and author who attended Vassar College.
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.
- Laurel Rhame, 2015
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