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Manuscripts (documents)

 Subject
Subject Source: Aat: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:

Alice French Papers

 Collection
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

Batchelder Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0064
Abstract Papers of Reverend Joseph Mayo Batchelder and his wife. Included are about 50 letters, written in the 1840s and 1850s mostly from Peoria, Illinois and Owego, New York; an account book dated from 1848-1884; and a diary dated from 1847-1848. Manuscript sermons, and other items.
Dates: 1847-1976; 1860-1890

Charles D. Cuttler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG99.0001
Abstract Professor of art and art history. Consultant to National Endowment for the Humanities. Correspondence, administrative records.
Dates: 1935-1988

Charlotte M. Smith Papers, Including the Records of the Tamazunchale Press

 Collection
Identifier: msc0457
Abstract Publisher of miniature books in Newton, Iowa, founded by Charlotte and Thomas Smith. Correspondence, typescripts, proofs, advertising, contracts, etc., have been combined with Charlotte M. Smith's personal papers.
Dates: 1970-2001

Childs Family Letters

 Collection
Identifier: msc0547
Abstract Letters of the Childsfamily in Philadelphia , Pennsylvania and members of the family in Clinton County , Iowa , including the towns of Low Moor, Lyons, and Camanche. Though the correspondence is carried on during the Civil War, the letters have mostly to do with domestic affairs.
Dates: 1849-1889; 1860-1870

Clifford Thorne Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0188
Abstract Attorney, Iowa Railroad Commissioner and candidate for the U.S. Senate. Correspondence, speeches, notes and other material relating primarily to legal disputes involving transportation of agricultural products.
Dates: 1901-1923

Cornelia Meigs Papers

 Collection
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

Duane Bradley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0570
Abstract Manuscripts and related materials for several of Mrs. Bradley's titles, including Electing a President (1963) and Sew It and Wear It (1966).
Dates: 1956-1967

Earl F. Rose Papers on the Assassination of John F. Kennedy

 Collection
Identifier: msc0860
Abstract Medical Examiner of Dallas County at the time of the assassination of President Kennedy, Rose performed the autopsies on Lee Harvey Oswald and Jack Ruby. The reports and projector slides for these autopsies are here, as well as pathology slides for Ruby. Rose also kept clippings files on items related to the assassination, including a series on conspiracy theories. Clippings for other events of the latter half of the twentieth century such as Watergate and the Clinton impeachment are included...
Dates: 1963-2006

Edmund Blunden Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0829
Abstract Correspondence and manuscripts of the British scholar and poet.
Dates: 1918-1982

Elton Trueblood Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0710
Scope and Contents There are no contents, the information for this collection has been moved to the Iowa Author’s Manuscript Collection, MsC0869.
Dates: -

Emlin McClain Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0035
Abstract Lawyer, judge, and professor. Personal and business correspondence, diaries, and speeches on painting. Most of the material dates before 1880, while McClain was a law student at the University of Iowa.
Dates: 1869 - 1915

George Stimpson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0704
Abstract Journalist, writer, and President of the National Press Club. Manuscripts for four of his informational books. Iowa Author
Dates: Undated

Hartzell Spence Papers

 Collection
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

Henry Clay Russell Civil War Letters

 Collection
Identifier: msc0546
Abstract Russell's correspondence to his sister, Mary, of Crawfordsville, Iowa.
Dates: 1861-1902; 1865

Iowa Author's Manuscripts Collection

 Collection
Identifier: msc0869
Abstract Includes manuscripts, galley proofs, page proofs, dust jackets, and other miscellany associated with publications of many Iowa Authors.
Dates: 1888-1990

Iowa Cavalry 1st Regiment Records

 Collection
Identifier: msc0014
Abstract These records consist of copies of orders and invoices reflecting military issues such as posting guards, court marshals, and patrolling guerrillas. Most of the orders were issued from Headquarters of the District of Central Missouri.
Dates: 1861-1862

James C. Taylor Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0708
Scope and Contents There are no contents, the information for this collection has been moved to the Iowa Author’s Manuscript Collection, MsC0869.
Dates: 1940

Janine Canan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0792
Abstract Poet and editor. Books, manuscripts,clippings, correspondence.
Dates: 1960-2004

John Hubert Scott Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0157
Abstract Scott was the head of the Department of English at Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa for seven years beginning in 1908. He joined the faculty of the English department at the University of Iowa in 1915. The collection documents Scott's research theories regarding the connections between speech inflections and literary authorship, as well as his book collecting interests which focused on John Henry Ireland.
Dates: 1898-1945