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Albertson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0009
Abstract Correspondence reflecting pioneer life in Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, and Montana.
Dates: 1856-1876

Anson R. Butler Papers

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Identifier: msc0001
Abstract Civil War soldier and mayor of DeWitt, Iowa. Letters written to his wife while he was serving with the 26th Iowa Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War.
Dates: 1861-1900; Majority of material found within 1861-1864

Charles Cady Papers

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Identifier: msc0017
Abstract Civil War soldier from Danville, Iowa. Consists of letters written to his parents and family describing life in the 15th Iowa Volunteer Infantry. Also includes his promotion and discharge papers.
Dates: 1862-1864

Charles H. Murphy Papers

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Identifier: msc0116
Abstract Spanish American War soldier from Red Oak, IA. Personal letters concerning the activities of Company M, 51st Infantry Regiment, Iowa Volunteers during the Spanish American War.
Dates: 1898-1899

Charles Thomas Ackley Civil War Diaries Collection

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Identifier: msc0541
Abstract One hundred and eighteen letters from Charles Thomas Ackley, mostly to his wife in Marble Rock, Iowa. Also included are newspaper clippings, brief biographies of some of the men in the Seventh Iowa Volunteer Infantry, and historical commentary.
Dates: 1864-1865

Daniel Webster Turner Papers

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Identifier: msc0198
Abstract Governor of Iowa, 1931-1933. Correspondence, speeches, subject files, and clippings.
Dates: 1898-1969

Fox Family Papers

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Identifier: msc0449
Abstract Dr. Walter Fox was a physician who served in France during WWI and later died in Serbia while working for the Italian Red Cross. Helen Fox Angell was a Red Cross worker during WWII and later in the Panama Canal Zone. Primarily photographs, correspondence, clippings, and memorabilia.
Dates: 1880-1966; 1918-1947

George F. Hall Papers

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Identifier: msc0111
Abstract Civil War soldier from Iowa. Primarily letters written by Lt. George F. Hall of Co. C, 2nd Iowa Infantry Regiment, to his father during the Civil War. They discuss the food and weather, clothing, Copperheads, etc.
Dates: 1861-1864; Majority of material found in 1862-1863

George Marion Shearer Civil War Diaries

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Identifier: msc0080
Abstract Diaries of a soldier in Company E, 17th Iowa Infantry, who was captured and imprisoned in Sumter Prison, 1864-65.
Dates: 1863-1965

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

James Baird Weaver Papers

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Identifier: msc0048
Abstract Populist leader. Weaver's correspondence with his wife; other Weaver family papers. Includes material on Davis Co., Iowa, and experiences in the Civil War.
Dates: 1836-1894; Majority of material found in 1862-186

John Elliot Goodenow Papers

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Identifier: msc0224
Abstract Farmer and livestock breeder. Reminiscences and financial and stock and crop records relating to the family farm.
Dates: 1845-1959; Majority of material found in 1910-1930

John Martin M.D. Ph.D. Papers

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Identifier: msc0501
Abstract Neurosurgeon and book collector specializing in rare medical books. These papers primarily concern Dr. Martin's association with the University of Iowa. The establishment of the John Martin Rare Book Room and the donation of his collection of rare medical books is well documented with correspondence, clippings, brochures, etc. Some autobiographical sketches are included along with records of Dr. Martin's military service.
Dates: 1926-2000

John N. Calhoun Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0274
Abstract Lawyer in Burlington, Iowa and Iowa state senator. Correspondence and subject files relating to his legal and political careers and his military service in World War II.
Dates: 1923-1954; Majority of material found in 1933-1936

John W. Pratt Diaries Collection

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Identifier: msc0011
Abstract Civil War soldier. Relates his feelings and experiences with the 27th Iowa Volunteer Infantry Regiment.
Dates: 1862-1865

John W. Tobin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0387
Abstract Judge, attorney, and environmentalist from Vinton, Iowa. Subject files, speeches, and correspondence relating to his law career, the Vinton community, and the Izaak Walton League of America.
Dates: 1885-1980

Jolley Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0077
Abstract Correspondence spanning over 40 years and three generations of an Iowa farm family. Subjects include land speculation, farming in Bremer, Blackhawk, and Woodbury counties, farm life in Iowa during the 19th century, and W.W.I.
Dates: 1866-1919

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

Lot Abraham Papers

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Identifier: msc0073
Abstract Correspondence, Civil War diaries, military records, business papers, family papers.
Dates: 1843-1921

Mann Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0161
Abstract Civil War letters and military records of Asahel Mann, Jr., John Mann, and William Mann, all of whom were members of Co. A, 4th regiment, Iowa Cavalry.
Dates: 1861-1913; Majority of material found in 1851-1866

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