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Earl Elijah Papers

Identifier: MsC0244

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Scope and Contents

The papers of Earl Elijah consist of thirty-nine items dating from 1929 to 1971. There is correspondence including letters from Fred Schwengel and Jack Miller, as well as photographs, newspaper clippings, and certificates. However, speeches make up the majority of the papers and almost all of them relate to agriculture.


  • Creation: 1929-1971


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Information on literary rights is available in the repository. Copyright restrictions may apply; please consult Special Collections staff for further information.


0.75 Linear Feet (Photographs in Folder 4; audio tape recording in Folder 4.)

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State senator, farmer, and bank president. Primarily speeches about agriculture, with newspaper clippings, campaign literature, and correspondence.

Physical Location

AV materials moved to IRA Cool Storage

Method of Acquisition

These papers were given to the University of Iowa Libraries in 1971 by his widow, Mrs. Earl Elijah.

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Repository Details

Part of the University of Iowa Special Collections Repository

Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City IA 52242 IaU
319-335-5900 (Fax)