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Edwin Thomas Meredith Papers

Identifier: MsC0121

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Scope and Contents

The Edwin T. Meredith Papers consist of approximately twenty-five linear feet and date from 1898 to 1949. The collection is arranged in six different series: Correspondence (27 boxes); Subject files (3 boxes); Idaho Farm Development Company (10 boxes); Speeches, articles, statements and addresses by E.T. Meredith (2 boxes); Photographs (1 box); and Scrapbooks (7 boxes). Each series is arranged alphabetically and chronologically, with the exception of the Idaho series which begins with correspondence and is followed by business papers and vouchers. This collection is available on Microfilm through the Media Services department. (Film 29248)

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  • Creation: 1898-1949


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research. This collection is stored at an offsite location. When requesting materials, please allow two business days for items to arrive at the Special Collections reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restrictions may apply; please consult Special Collections staff for further information.


25.00 Linear Feet

Language of Materials



Attorney and Iowa state legislator. Subject files and correspondence concerning his business, family and political career. The bulk of the papers consist of correspondence dealing with business conditions during the 1920s and W.W.II, politics, family life.

Method of Acquisition

This gathering of papers was given to the University of Iowa Libraries by Mr. Meredith's son, Edwin T. Meredith, Jr., in 1965. A microfilm edition of these records is available for loan or purchase.

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Repository Details

Part of the University of Iowa Special Collections Repository

Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City IA 52242 IaU
319-335-5900 (Fax)