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Paul G. Norris Jr. Papers

Identifier: MsC0283

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Scope and Contents

The papers of Paul G. Norris, Jr. consist of three linear feet of manuscripts dating from 1948 to 1984. Most of the collection is made up of correspondence, dealing with family matters, newspaper business, and politics. Some of the correspondents include: Philip D. Adler, Gerald L. Bogan, Terry E. Branstad, Dick Clark, Sonja Carlsen Egenes, Charles E. Grassley, H.R. Gross, Roger W. Jepsen, Ann Landers, Karl M. LeCompte, Kenneth MacDonald, Thomas E. Martin, Jack Miller, Merle Miller, Richard M. Nixon, Frank T. Nye, Robert R. Rigler, Jean Seberg, Neal Smith, and Lew Warren. The remainder of the collection is made up of two folders of materials relating to the 1968 Republican National Convention and two folders of speeches given by Norris from 1949 to 1978.


  • Creation: 1948-1984


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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


3.00 Linear Feet

Language of Materials



Editor and publisher in Marshalltown, Iowa. Office and family correspondence, subject files, and speeches.

Method of Acquisition

Mr. Norris gave his papers to the University of Iowa Libraries in 1973. Additions to the collection were given in 1979 and 1984.

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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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