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Fred J. Poyneer Papers

Identifier: MsC0285

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Scope and Contents

The papers of Fred J. Poyneer consist of one linear foot of manuscripts which are arranged alphabetically. Correspondence, subject files, and clippings make up the collection, most of which is related to conservation issues. There are letters from Clyde L. Herring, Jay N. Darling, Louise L. Parker, Bruce F. Stiles, and Ewald G. Trost. The subject files include Conservation Commission reports and reviews as well as folders on specific projects such as sewage disposal or wildlife management. There are also photographs and memorabilia.


  • Creation: 1939-1972
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1950-1972


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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


1.00 Linear Feet

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Member of the Iowa State Conservation Commission. Correspondence and subject files relating to the Conservation Commission.

Method of Acquisition

These papers were given to the University of Iowa Libraries by Edward J. Poyneer in 1973.

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Repository Details

Part of the University of Iowa Special Collections Repository

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University of Iowa Libraries
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