Daniel Webster Turner Papers
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Scope and Contents
The Papers of Daniel Webster Turner consist of 2.5 linear feet of materials dating from 1898- 1969 and are arranged chronologically within an alphabetical order. The subject files range from a diary Turner kept during the Spanish American War to his work with the National Farmers Organization. There are ten folders of correspondence, with letters from such notables as: Ezra Taft Benson, Whitney Gillilland, H.R. Gross, Bourke B. Hickenlooper, Leo A. Hoegh, Ben F. Jensen, Estes Kefauver, Gus T. Kuester, Robert D. Ray, and Otha D. Wearin. Also included are materials relating to farm conditions, Farm Holiday, the War Production Board, and Turner's gubernatorial campaign.
- Creation: 1898-1969
- Turner, Daniel Webster (Person)
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This collection is open for research.
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2.50 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
Governor of Iowa, 1931-1933. Correspondence, speeches, subject files, and clippings.
Method of Acquisition
The bulk of this collection was donated in 1969 by Isabel Turner, with an additional gift by Norman Turner in 1994.
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