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Glenn E. Whitehead Papers

Identifier: MsC0237

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Scope and Contents

The papers of Glenn E. Whitehead relate to his career as a newspaperman and legislator as well as to his personal life. A supply officer's manual from Navy days is included, as is a diary of a European trip made shortly after the end of World War II. Whitehead kept copies of poems that he liked as well as a typescript draft of a story titled "Little thoughts of loving and living." His correspondence relates primarily to the printing and newspaper business. Political materials include items from campaign buttons and advertising to a roll of delegates to the Republican National Convention of 1932.


  • Creation: 1924-1963


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This collection is open for research.

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22.00 items

0.50 Linear Feet (Photographs: Box 1)

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State legislator and Perry, Iowa, newspaper publisher. Correspondence, poetry, diary, subject files, etc. relating to both his private and professional life. Includes items ranging from campaign advertising to his WWI supply officer's manual.

Method of Acquisition

This collection was given to the University of Iowa Libraries in 1971 by Stephen Whitehead.

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Repository Details

Part of the University of Iowa Special Collections Repository

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