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Wood Blocks for Chautauqua

Identifier: MsC0150.27

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Scope and Contents

It is presumed that these wood blocks pertain to the chautauquas held at Lake Madison, but there are some that advertise farm land for sale. Most of them are portraits. They were probably used in the newspaper.

Also included are two books about the Lake Madison Chautauqua.

Scope and Contents

These are wood blocks for the Lake Madison Chautauqua. One box is labelled World's Fair, and will be put with that collection.

Unprocessed Addendum 2016 is at


  • Creation: 1890-1930


1.00 Linear Feet

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was donated to the University of Iowa Libraries b the Smith Zimmerman Museum in Madison, South Dakota.

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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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