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Archie Alphonse Alexander Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0304
Abstract Engineer and governor of the Virgin Islands. Subject files, correspondence, speeches, clippings, etc. relating to his career as an engineer, diplomat, and university trustee.
Dates: 1940-1970

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

Fred Schwengel Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0456
Overview This collection is comprised of the papers of Iowa Representative Fred Schwengel.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1960 - 1971

Harold E. Hughes Gubernatorial Papers

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Identifier: msc0385
Abstract Governor and U.S. Senator from Iowa. Gubernatorial and senatorial office files relating to his political career.
Dates: 1962-1975

Henry C. Wallace Papers

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Identifier: msc0179
Abstract Second editor of Wallaces' Farmer; appointed U.S. Secretary of Agriculture by Warren Harding (1921-1924). Member of exec. committee of the Roosevelt Memorial Association and of the International Committee of Young Men's Christian Association. Arranged in broad subject categories. The correspondence arranged in chronological order.
Dates: 1904-1930

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

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

John Anson Nash Papers

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Identifier: msc0223
Abstract Baptist clergyman and founder of Des Moines University. Church documents, correspondence, school bonds and contracts, etc.
Dates: 1845-1888

John MacVicar Papers

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Identifier: msc0051
Abstract Record of expenditures for a farm located on Muscatine Island.
Dates: 1881-1952

Merle Armitage Papers

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Identifier: msc0558
Abstract Set designer, impresario, co-founder and manager of the Los Angeles Grand Opera Association, president of the American Institute of Graphic Arts, art director of Look and Quick magazines, and book designer. Correspondence, typescripts of Accent on Life and George Gershwin: Man and Legend, and files on other projects.
Dates: 1932-1964

Robert K. Goodwin Papers

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Identifier: msc0462
Abstract U.S. Representative from Iowa and businessman. Correspondence and subject files relating to his political activities with the Republican Party.
Dates: 1866-1983; 1950-1980

Wesley Redhead Papers

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Identifier: msc0021
Abstract Businessman of Des Moines, IA. Diaries and account books, business correspondence, and tax receipts concerning his business ventures in early Des Moines.
Dates: 1853-1893

Wise Clark Family Papers

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Identifier: msc0419
Abstract Family papers consisting of correspondence on life in Iowa and Illinois in the Civil War era and beyond.
Dates: 1855 - 1923; 1860s

Yellow Springs Collegiate Institute Papers

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Identifier: msc0034
Abstract Typewritten documents relating to the formation and operation of the Yellow Spring Collegiate Institute and its successor, the Kossuth Academy.
Dates: 1852-1900

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