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Albert J. Cohen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0126
Abstract American motion picture and television script writer and producer. Program scripts, department materials, memos, clippings, notes, correspondence, production budgets, and miscellaneous photographs.
Dates: 1948-1961; Majority of material found in 1951-1955

Alice French Papers

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Identifier: msc0605
Abstract One of the most successful women writers of the later 19th century, Octave Thanet's stories and novels celebrated the status quo; she lived much of her life in Davenport, Iowa. Our holdings consist of a holograph draft of her story, The Governor's Prerogative, photographs, photocopies of other stories, and a microfilm of Voice of Nature.
Dates: 1868-1962

Arthur Francis Allen Papers

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Identifier: msc0357
Abstract Editor of the Sioux City Journal. Primarily correspondence, with speeches, clippings, and a scrapbook on Abraham Lincoln.
Dates: 1913-1949; 1919-1930

Conger Reynolds Papers

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Identifier: msc0183
Abstract Journalist, diplomat, and public relations expert. Subject files, correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks, etc. relating to his varied career, from WWI intelligence officer to Chicago Tribune editor in Paris to consulate official to public relations director for Standard Oil.
Dates: 1899-1970

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

David Swift Papers

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Identifier: msc0125
Abstract Television and motion picture writer, director and producer. Television and motion picture scripts, screenplays, publicity, reviews, notes and memos, set designs, and costume sketches.
Dates: 1951-1965

Edwin Ford Piper Collection

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

Hazel E. Brown Papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

Howard Richardson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0301
Abstract Dramatist. Subject files relating to his career and personal life, including dra s, photographs, set designs, etc. Much of the collection relates to his best known play, Dark of the Moon..
Dates: 1923-1987

Iowa Authors Manuscripts Collection

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

Julie McDonald Papers

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Identifier: msc0651
Abstract Newspaper Editor and writer, this collection contains material related to two novels (Amalie's Story, 1970 and Petra, 1978), a play (Eyes of Sky; a Play in Six Scenes) and a biography (Ruth Buxton Sayre: First Lady of the Farms, 1980).
Dates: 1970 - 1990

(Katherine) Eleanor Saltzman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0689
Abstract Iowa regional writer. This collection consists of manuscripts for Ever Tomorrow and Stuart's Hill, and her unpublished novel, Carpthorne; manuscripts and tear sheets of her short stories and poems; as well as correspondence, notes, and clippings. Iowa Author Mss.
Dates: 1933-1945

Keith Robertson Papers

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Identifier: msc0684
Abstract Subject files documenting Robertson's literary career, including typescript drafts of Henry Reed's Big Show (1958) and The Crow and the Castle (1967). There are also folders of correspondence, research, royalty statements, etc., all relating to the writing and publishing of his children's books and short stories. Iowa Author Mss.
Dates: 1941-1991

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People to People Conference (1956: Washington, D.C.) 1
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Smith, Lewis Worthington, 1866-1947 1
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Thanet, Octave, 1850-1934 1
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Trueblood, Elton, 1900- 1
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University of Iowa. Department of English 1
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Ward, Leo R. (Leo Richard), 1893- 1
Wildlife Society. Iowa Chapter 1
Wood, Grant, 1891-1942 1
Yoseloff, Martin 1
Yoseloff, Martin, 1919- 1
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Yoseloff, Thomas, 1913-2007 1
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