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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

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

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

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

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

Henry Wallace Papers

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Identifier: msc0180
Abstract First editor of Wallaces' Farmer. Arranged in broad subject categories and then in chronological order. Available on microfilm for use in repository, for interlibrary loan, and for purchase.
Dates: 1860-1924

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

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

Joseph E. Evans Papers

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Identifier: msc0275
Abstract Editorial page editor of the Wall Street Journal. Correspondence, clippings and photographs relating to his editorial work, his experience in World War II, and his days as a graduate student at the University of Iowa.
Dates: 1935-1971; 1950-1971

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

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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

Lois Baker Muehl Papers

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Identifier: msc0665
Abstract Manuscripts and correspondence related to her books for children including My Name Is-- (1959) and Hidden Year of Devlin Bates (1967).
Dates: 1962-1984

M. Horvat Science Fiction Fanzines Collection

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Identifier: msc0791
Abstract A large collection, stretching across most of the 20th century, of science fiction fanzines.
Dates: 1925-2002

Maecenas Press Records

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Identifier: msc0470
Scope and Contents Publisher at Lake MacBride, Solon, Iowa. Correspondence, drafts, proofs of books.
Dates: 1979-1988

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General Wildlife Federation 1
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McDonald, Julie, 1929- 1
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Rowan, Edward Beatty, 1898-1946 1
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Saltzman, Eleanor 1
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Smith, Lewis Worthington, 1866-1947 1
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Spence, Hartzell, 1908-2001 1
Stegner, Wallace 1
Stegner, Wallace, 1909-1993 1
Stern, Stewart 1
Thanet, Octave, 1850-1934 1
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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 1
United States Army. Infantry Division, 106th 1
United States. Department of Agriculture 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
Wallace, Henry, 1836-1916 1
Ward, Leo R. (Leo Richard), 1893- 1
Wildlife Society. Iowa Chapter 1
Wood, Grant, 1891-1942 1
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