John Elliot Goodenow Papers
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Scope and Contents
The papers of John Elliot Goodenow consist of twenty-four items dating from 1845 to 1959, which document his family farming operation in Jackson County, Iowa. Along with Goodenow's own reminiscences there are bank records, journals of financial records, stock and crop records, and a photocopy of the original land purchase abstract sheet. The collection represents more than a century of farm management.
- Creation: 1845-1959
- Creation: Majority of material found within 1910-1930
- Goodenow, John Elliot (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright restrictions may apply; please consult Special Collections staff for further information.
2.25 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
Farmer and livestock breeder. Reminiscences and financial and stock and crop records relating to the family farm.
AV materials moved to IRA Cool Storage
Method of Acquisition
These papers were donated to the University of Iowa Libraries by John E. Goodenow in 1959.
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