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David Morrell Papers

Identifier: msc0478
Abstract Born in Ontario 1943, awarded a PhD in American literature by Pennsylvania State University in 1970, taught at Iowa from 1970 to 1986, retired to write. Perhaps best known for Rambo, the central character of his 1972 novel First Blood, which lead to the Rambo films starring Sylvester Stallone, Morrell has written numerous novels as well as screen- and teleplays. The growing collection of his papers includes video and audio tapes as well as research notes, correspondence, and manuscripts.
Dates: 1974-1999

Donovan F. Ward Papers

Identifier: msc0397
Abstract Dubuque, Iowa, surgeon. Subject files, articles, and speeches relating in great part to his term as president of the American Medical Association.
Dates: 1929-1980

Harold E. Hughes Gubernatorial Papers

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

Howard Richardson Papers

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

John Culver Papers

Identifier: msc0810
Abstract U.S. Congressman and Senator from Iowa.
Dates: 1965-1981

Marion Meade Buster Keaton Research Files

Identifier: msc0512
Abstract Research material compiled by Meade while writing the biography Buster Keaton Cut to the Case.
Dates: 1895-1997

Palmer/Calkins/Corbin Papers

Identifier: msc0528
Abstract Letters, diaries, genealogies, papers, and videocassette dealing with the Civil War, the Mormon move west, and World War II.
Dates: 1859-2000; 1864-1865

Seymour Krim Papers

Identifier: msc0367
Abstract Journalist and essayist. Correspondence, typescripts, notes, reviews, published copies, etc. relating to his literary career and his contributions to beat literature and the new journalism movement.
Dates: 1950-2012

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