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Don Farran Papers

Identifier: MsC0600

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Scope and Contents

The following index contains eight series. Included in these series are screenplays for instructional films for the Coast Guard and Navy, correspondence, poems and books written by Farran, TV and movie work completed by Farran, WPA work done by Farran, with a personal series which includes information about Farran as well as photographs.


  • Creation: 1930-1978


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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15.00 Linear Feet

Language of Materials



Writer, State Director Historical Records Survey. Collection includes drafts of poems and stories but consists largely of scripts for Navy and Coast Guard training films dating from the mid-1930s to the mid-1950s.

Method of Acquisition

The author left his book and manuscript collection to the University of Iowa upon his death in September 1986.

Related Materials

See the Carroll Coleman Papers for correspondence with Farran

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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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