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Josiah Proctor Walton Papers

Identifier: MsC0194

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Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised mostly of ledger books, with a folder lying loose on the shelf.


  • Creation: 1838-1909


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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


17.00 Linear Feet

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Holograph forms and forms from the Smithsonian Institution and War Department. Also includes United States War Department, Office of the Chief Signal Officer's monthly summaries of voluntary observers' meteorological reports from various locations in Iowa.

Method of Acquisition

This collection was donated to the University of Iowa Libraries by the Musser Public Library in Muscatine, Iowa, in 1968.

Related Materials

Account book and diary [2v.] Josiah Proctor Walton from March 1848 -- 1854, Bloomington [i.e. Muscatine] Iowa. xMs W240 ad

Letterpress book, Josiah Proctor Walton, November 1863 -- December 1887, Muscatine, Iowa. xMs W240 lp

Letter, from Joseph Henry to Josiah P. Walton, 12 November 1869. MsL H522

Letter, T. S. Parvin to J. P. Walton, 6 pp. 14 November 1864. MsL P276 w

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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
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