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Joseph E. Evans Papers

Identifier: MsC0275

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Scope and Contents

The collection includes newspaper stories Evans wrote on India and South America as well as his award-winning editorials. Correspondence includes both business and personal material, dealing with topics ranging from the English Department at the University of Iowa to Evans' personal experiences during W.W.II. Reviews, biographical material, and photographs make up the remainder of his small collection of papers.


  • Creation: 1935-1971


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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


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Editorial page editor of the Wall Street Journal. Correspondence, clippings and photographs relating to his editorial work, his experience in World War II, and his days as a graduate student at the University of Iowa.

Method of Acquisition

These papers were given to the University by Mrs. J. E. Evans in 1973.

Related Materials

The following books have been removed from the manuscript collection and placed in Special Collections x-collection: -Through Soviet Windows; Joseph E. Evans -This is Germany, edited by Arthur Settel -Das ist Germany; Wolfgang Metzner Verlag

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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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