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James Baird Weaver Papers

Identifier: MsC0048

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Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised mostly of correspondence between James Baird Weaver and Clara Vinson Weaver, and most of the letters are from the Civil War period. There are a few letters from others in the Weaver family and a copy of a speech Weaver delivered in the House of Representatives.

JRoethler, January 2003


  • Creation: 1836-1894
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1862-1864

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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


0.25 Linear Feet (6 file folders.)

Language of Materials



Populist leader. Weaver's correspondence with his wife; other Weaver family papers. Includes material on Davis Co., Iowa, and experiences in the Civil War.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Alice Evans Dannreuther in 1961.

Appraisal Information

These papers were given to the University of Iowa Libraries by Alice Evans Dannreuther in 1961. Guide posted to Internet: January 2003

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Repository Details

Part of the University of Iowa Special Collections Repository

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University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City IA 52242 IaU
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