Greene Family Papers
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Scope and Contents
The Greene family papers are made up entirely of transcriptions of diaries, letters, and cards typed onto note cards. George Greene's diaries provide information on early days in Johnson, Jones, and Linn counties, especially in the city of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. His son, Robert, detailed what was playing at Greene's Opera House in his diary. Calvin Graves Greene described his many trips, including one to San Francisco in 1915.
- Creation: 1790-1936
- Creation: Majority of material found within 1860-1889
- Greene family (Family)
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This collection is open for research.
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0.50 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
Pioneer family from Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Typed transcriptions of diaries, letters, and cards describing life in early Johnson, Jones, and Linn counties in Iowa.
Method of Acquisition
These papers were donated to the University of Iowa Libraries by Katheryne Greene in 1959.
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