Thomas J. Bray Papers
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Scope and Contents
The papers of Thomas J. Bray date from 1905 to 1967 and consist of 112 items arranged chronologically within an alphabetical sequence. The papers reflect his political concerns with speeches on subjects ranging from Albert B. Cummins and Theodore Roosevelt to farming and Oskaloosa, Iowa. A folder of correspondence includes letters from Karl M. LeCompte, Jack Miller, Raymond Moley, and Dan W. Turner. A biographical sketch, photographs, a scrapbook, and clippings provide insight into other aspects of Bray's life and legal career.
- Creation: 1905-1967
- Bray, Thomas J. (Person)
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This collection is open for research.
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112.00 items (Photographs Box 1)
0.25 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
Trial lawyer of Oskaloosa, State Iowa and Albert B. Cummins campaign manager. Speeches, correspondence, photographs, biographical sketch, etc. relating to Bray's political concerns and private life.
Method of Acquisition
The papers of Thomas J. Bray were given to the University of Iowa Libraries in 1971 by his children, Josephine Bray Hairston, James F. Bray, and Charles M. Bray.
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