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Amy Clampitt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0582
Abstract Poet: Kingfisher (1983), Manhattan: An Elegy (UI Center for the Book, 1990), MacArthur Fellow, 1992, Collected Poems (1997). Correspondence and typescripts of some of her writings.
Dates: 1983-1993

Barbara S. Yambura Papers

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Identifier: msc0733
Abstract Drafts of A Change and a Parting, a memoir of growing up in Amana in the 1930s.
Dates: -

Carl Van Vechten Papers

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Identifier: msc0715
Abstract 23 photographs of Doris Julian, Stephen Van Ophuigsen, Coleman Dowell, Jose Quintero and others; 16 photograph postcards including Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas; 75 photographs of celebrities (lacking no. 18); several drafts and related correspondence for Gertrude Stein: An Epilogue.
Dates: 1939-1960

Charles Paul May Papers

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Identifier: msc0656
Scope and Contents This collection contains notes, source materials, drafts and proofs for two non-fiction books: Bats. (1969) and Stranger in the Storm (Abelard-Schuman, 1972). Original title: Birds Flying High.
Dates: 1969 - 1972

Cornelia Meigs Papers

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Identifier: msc0658
Abstract Children's author and Iowa's first Newbery Award winner. This collection consists of a manuscript and various clippings. Iowa Author Mss.
Dates: 1949

Edmund Blunden Papers

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Identifier: msc0829
Abstract Correspondence and manuscripts of the British scholar and poet.
Dates: 1918-1982

Edwin Ford Piper Collection

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Identifier: msc0040
Overview Piper's notes on Western ballads, with music for some; other folk materials including rhymes, riddles, games, folk sayings, quadrille calls, slang, superstitions, and folk remedies.
Dates: 1929-1941

Eleanor Pownall Simmons Manuscripts

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Identifier: msc0698
Abstract Printmaker and artist, Simmons wrote and illustrated a number of books for children.
Dates: 1960-1970

Elton Trueblood Papers

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Identifier: msc0710
Scope and Contents There are no contents, the information for this collection has been moved to the Iowa Author’s Manuscript Collection, MsC0869.
Dates: -

Eugene L. Burdick Papers

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Identifier: msc0574
Abstract Author and co-author of such books as The Ugly American and Fail-Safe. This collection contains a manuscript for the book The Blue of Capricorn, and the serialized version of Fail-Safe, as well as clippings relating to Burdick. Iowa Author Ms.
Dates: 1962

Frank Miller Papers

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Identifier: msc0659
Abstract Editorial cartoonist for the Des Moines Register. 100 original drawings, cartoons with over-lays and color processes, engraving printing plates, correspondence, photos and other papers.
Dates: 1951 - 1983; 1960-1980

George M. Sheets Papers

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Identifier: msc0694
Scope and Contents There are no contents, the information for this collection has been moved to the Iowa Author’s Manuscript Collection, MsC0869.
Dates: -

George Stimpson Papers

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Identifier: msc0704
Abstract Journalist, writer, and President of the National Press Club. Manuscripts for four of his informational books. Iowa Author
Dates: Undated

Hartzell Spence Papers

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Identifier: msc0701
Abstract Born in Clarion, Iowa, Spence graduated from the University of Iowa in 1930. From 1930 to 1941 he was the United Press bureau manager in Des Moines, and saw service during WW II in the Army Air Forces where he was the founder and first editor of Yank, the Army weekly newspaper. After the war, he worked as a free-lance writer, particularly noted for his reporting on religion. He also published several novels, wrote a comic strip (David Crane) and scripts for the weekly radio program, One Foot in...
Dates: 1941-1962; 1950-1962

Hazel E. Brown Papers

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Identifier: msc0573
Abstract Writer and friend of both Grant Wood and Marvin Cone. The collection contains research notes and manuscripts for the book, as well as clippings about Brown herself. Iowa Author Mss.
Dates: 1926-1973

Henry A. Wallace Papers

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Identifier: msc0177
Abstract Editor of Wallaces' Farmer 1921-1933; Secretary of Agriculture, 1933-1940; Vice-President of the United States, 1941-1945; Secretary of Commerce, 1945-1946. Includes audio visual materials; clippings; an extensive collection of correspondence, including photocopies of the microfilm edition of the originals in the Library of Congress, Manuscript Division; government documents; personal papers; photographs; research materials, with an emphasis on agriculture, particularly corn, but including...
Dates: 1923-2004

Homer Calkin Papers

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Identifier: msc0504
Abstract Historian, archivist, and author. Correspondence files; diaries; memorabilia; scrapbooks dealing with his early life, education, career in the State Department, and work for the Methodist Church.
Dates: 1897-1996

Iowa Authors Manuscripts Collection

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Identifier: msc0869
Abstract Includes manuscripts, galley proofs, page proofs, dust jackets, and other miscellany associated with publications of many Iowa Authors.
Dates: 1888-1990

James M. Wallace Papers

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Identifier: msc0483
Abstract Notebooks of a collector of children's books, artwork, and other items by children's author Marguerite de Angeli.
Dates: 1933-1989

Jay N. Darling Papers

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Identifier: msc0170
Abstract Correspondence, speeches, articles, leaflets, clippings, scrapbooks and a sketchbook, mostly dealing with politics, conservation, or family affairs, assembled by newspaper cartoonist Ding Darling of The Des Moines Register. There are also some 6,000 original pen-and-ink cartoons drawn by Darling.
Dates: Majority of material found in 1897-1962; Majority of material found in 1920-1949

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Blunden, Edmund, 1896-1974 1
Booth, T. E. 1
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Bourjaily, Vance 1
Bourjaily, Vance, 1922-2010 1
Brown, Hazel E. 1
Brown, Lewis H. (Lewis Herold), 1894- 1
Burdick, Eugene 1
Burdick, Eugene L. 1
Calhoun, Mary 1
Calhoun, Mary Huiskamp 1
Calkin, Homer L. 1
Carlson, Esther Elizabeth 1
Cassill, R. V. (Ronald Verlin), 1919-2002 1
Clampitt, Amy 1
Clark, Glenn, 1882-1956 1
Coffee House Press 1
Colby, Anthony Owen 1
Committee of Small Magazine Editors and Publishers (U.S.) 1
Cone, Marvin Dorwart, 1891-1965 1
Crary, Margaret 1
Darling, Jay N. 1
Darling, Jay N. (Jay Norwood), 1876-1962 1
Drake University 1
Eastman, Harold Lloyd 1
Elston, Hattie Phinnette, 1900- 1
Engle family 1
Engle, Paul 1
Engle, Paul, 1908-1991 1
Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 1
FitzGerald, Edward, 1809-1883 1
General Wildlife Federation 1
Iowa Author's 1
Iowa Natural Resources Council 1
Iowa Writers' Workshop 1
Izaak Walton League of America 1
J.N. "Ding" Darling Foundation 1
Johns-Manville, Incorporated 1
Lastra, Pedro 1
Maecenas Press 1
Martin, Robert Bernard 1
May, Charles Paul 1
McClure, Robert 1
McDonald, Julie 1
McDonald, Julie, 1929- 1
Medary, Marjorie 1
Meigs, Cornelia 1
Meigs, Cornelia, 1884-1973 1
Meyer, Nicholas 1
Miller, Frank 1
Miller, Frank, 1926-1983 1
Mossman, Steven Dow 1
Muehl, Lois Baker 1
Oakville Iowa Sentinel 1
Radio Corporation of America 1
Reigelman, Milton M., 1942- 1
Reigelman, Milton Monroe 1
Rosheim, David L. 1
Rowan, Edward Beatty, 1898-1946 1
S. S. McClure Ltd. 1
Saltzman, (Katherine) Eleanor 1
Saltzman, Eleanor 1
Saunders, William Irving 1
Seagrave, Sadie Fuller 1
Seagrave, Sadie Fuller, 1882- 1
Sheets, George M. 1
Sheets, George Marsh, 1887-1974 1
Simmons, Eleanor Pownall 1
Simmons, Ellie 1
Simpson, Frank B. 1
Smith, Grace Noll, 1878-1974 1
Smith, Lewis Worthington, 1866-1947 1
Speidel Newspaper Syndicate 1
Speidel Newspapers Inc. 1
Spence, Hartzell 1
Spence, Hartzell, 1908-2001 1
Stimpson, George 1
Stimpson, George W., 1896- 1
Toothpaste Press 1
Toothpaste/Coffee House Press 1
Trueblood, Elton 1
Trueblood, Elton, 1900- 1
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 1
United States. Department of State 1
University of Iowa. Department of English 1
University of Iowa. International Writing Program 1
Van Vechten, Carl 1
Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964 1
Ver Duft, Lee, 1910- 1
Walker, Pamela 1
Wallace, Henry A. (Henry Agard), 1888-1965 1
Ward, Leo R. (Leo Richard), 1893- 1
Wildlife Society. Iowa Chapter 1
Wood, Grant, 1891-1942 1
World Methodist Historical Society 1
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