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J. Gordon Chamberlin Papers

Identifier: MsC0580

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Scope and Contents

The papers of John Gordon Chamberlin consist of forty boxes of manuscripts dating from 1930-1994. The contents include articles and letters to the editor by Chamberlin, correspondence of business, personal, religious, and educational significance. The collection also includes information for courses which Chamberlin taught and organizations to which he belonged. His sermons and speeches are included, as are conference and convention materials from events in which Chamberlin participated.


  • Creation: 1930-2005


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research. This collection is housed at an offsite location. Please allow two-three business days for retrieval and arrival to main library.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for collection materials may be unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility and potential liability based on copyright infringement for any use rests exclusively and solely with the user. Users must properly acknowledge University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections & Archives as the source of the material. For further information, visit


18.48 Linear Feet (46 containers)

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Teacher, Methodist minister and writer on theological and educational subjects. Correspondence, course materials, sermons and speeches, with materials relating to his many books and articles.

Source of Acquisition

Mr. Chamberlin gave the papers to the University of Iowa Libraries in several lots over a number of years.

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Repository Details

Part of the University of Iowa Special Collections Repository

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