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Philip D. Adler Papers

Identifier: MsC0229

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Scope and Contents

The papers of Philip D. Adler date from 1904 to 1970 and consist of 54 items. They are arranged in four basic sections. The first three sections consist of one folder each and relate to Emanuel Adler, Philip Adler, and the Adler family respectively. The Emanuel and Philip Adler folders contain speeches and clippings, while the Adler family folder is made up of correspondence.


  • Creation: 1904-1984


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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


54.00 items

0.50 Linear Feet

Language of Materials



Newspaperman, publisher, president of Lee Enterprises, Inc., and philanthropist. Correspondence, speeches, newspaper clippings, and books.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Philip D. Adler in 1959 and 1970.

Related Materials

Adler, Betty. Within the Year After. (1920) (UI Library xD921 .A3)   Brayton, A. M. E. P.- An Informal Portrait. (1940) (UI Library xPN4874 A3 .B7 1932)   Adler,Philip. Overseas Assignment. (1946) (UI Special Collections Iowa Authors Collection; also Main Library D967 .A3 1946)   The Lee Papers--A Saga of Midwestern Journalism.(1947) (UI Special Collections Iowa Authors Collection; also Main Library O71 .L482)   The Lee Group: Mid-America to the Mountains. (1960) (UI Main Library PN4894 .L38)


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Repository Details

Part of the University of Iowa Special Collections Repository

Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
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