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William C. Jarnagin Papers

Identifier: MsC0255

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Scope and Contents

The papers of William C. Jarnagin consist of one box of manuscripts dating from 1898 to 1971. Included are scrapbooks of theater reviews (1911-1921) and clippings relating to the United Taxpayers of Buena Vista County (1932-1935). Newspaper "extra" sheets from the Spanish-American War published by the Storm Lake Pilot-Tribune, along with other clippings from Jarnagin's newspapers make up the rest of this small set of papers.


  • Creation: 1898-1971
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1965-1971


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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


0.50 Linear Feet

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Owner, editor and publisher of the Storm Lake Pilot-Tribune and the Storm Lake Register. Small group of papers relating to Jarnagin's newspaper publishing career, including scrapbooks, extra sheets from the Spanish American War, and clippings.

Method of Acquisition

These papers were given to the University of Iowa Libraries by Phil Jarnagin in 1971.

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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
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