University of Iowa -- History
Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:
Academic Faculty Directory Collection
Aims and Progress of Research Collection
Aims and Progress of Research is a sub-series of the publication University of Iowa Studies.
Alumni and Former Students Vertical File Collection
The Alumni and Former Students Vertical File Collection of the University of Iowa Archives consist of records pertaining to over 500 former University students. The files may include, but are not limited to, obituaries and newspaper articles. These records are collected continuously, and new files are created from these newspaper articles. The collection is a convenient source of biographical information about University of Iowa alumni and former students. Each entry below represents a folder pertaining to that particular individual.To access a folder in our reading room, note the title of the desired folder and the name and RG number of this collection, then contact staff in the Department of Special Collections with your request.
Apparatus Lists Records
Assembly Programs Collection
Buildings and Grounds Vertical Files
Bulletin & Publications Collection
Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) Records
Committee on University Lectures Records
The Records of the Committee on University Lectures include minutes, correspondence, event programs, and other materials used in the planning and scheduling of public lectures at The University of Iowa.
Faculty and Staff Vertical Files Records
Fiction with an Iowa City Setting: A Checklist Collection
Correspondence, drafts, notes by Earl M. Rogers, compiler of two editions. Books at Iowa has two articles that list works of fiction that contain references to Iowa City; this collection consists of documents supporting the prepartion of the articles--1980s.
Flood of 2008 Collection
General Catalog Collection
Gwyn Jones Lectures Collection
The Gwyn Jones Lectures Collection consists of the scripts of five lectures presented by Mr. Jones during his visit to The University of Iowa. Although not dated, it is believed these lectures were given about 1983, or 15 years after he completed writing A History of the Vikings.
Historical Papers Collection
The Historical Papers collection of the University of Iowa Archives consists mainly of articles and personal essays that pertain to University of Iowa history. The papers, mostly unpublished, address a wide variety of topics, including college and department histories, faculty biographies, academic programs, political activism, and social life. Authors are faculty, alumni, students, historians, and others associated with the University, and the papers are arranged alphabetically by name of author. Donors have submitted these papers to the Archives on numerous occasions.
Iowans in the Struggle for Civil Rights and Social Justice: An Oral History
This oral history collection consists of transcripts and digital files pertaining to "Iowans in the Struggle for Civil Rights and Social Justice: An Oral History," Conducted in the Fall of 2014.
John F. Murray Lecture Series Collection
The John F. Murray Lecture Series Collection consists of news releases, promotional announcements, and some texts of speeches, beginning with the series' inception in 1952. Photographs: None
Legislative Higher Education Task Force Records
Manuscript File Collection
The Manuscript File Collection on Early University History is a rich source on 19th-century and early 20th-century developments at the University of Iowa. It consists of the University's earliest known records documenting its business transactions, academic activity, and external communications. For the most part the material was prepared or received by William J. Haddock (1832-1906), secretary to the Board of Trustees, later Regents, from 1864 to 1901. It is also considered the foundation collection of the University Archives, as it resulted from the first institutional attempts to document University of Iowa history.Many types of records comprise the collection: correspondence, receipts from Iowa City businesses and those located in Des Moines, Chicago, New York and elsewhere, official memos, expense records, contractor