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Otha Wearin Papers

Identifier: MsC0807

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Scope and Contents

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and subject files.


  • Creation: 1931-1990

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This collection is open for research. This collection is stored at an offsite location. When requesting materials, please allow two business days for items to arrive at the Special Collections reading room.

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57 Linear Feet

Language of Materials



The papers of a Congressman from Iowa in 1932, 1934, and 1936 who was also a writer and was inducted into the Cowboy Hall of Fame for his westerns.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of the Wearin family.

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Repository Details

Part of the University of Iowa Special Collections Repository

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University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City IA 52242 IaU
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