Darrell Garwood Papers
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Scope and Contents
This collection contains the printer's typescripts of two books by Darrell Garwood, Artist in Iowa: A Life of Grant Wood and Crossroads of America, the Story of Kansas City, as well as newspaper clippings.
Acquisition and Processing Information
- Creation: Undated
- Garwood, Darrell (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright restrictions may apply; please consult Special Collections staff for further information.
Biographical / Historical
Darrell Garwood was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and his family moved to Des Moines, Iowa, when he was a young boy. He received a B.A. at the University of Iowa in 1933, financing his schooling by reporting for newspapers. After graduating from the University of Iowa, Garwood joined the International News Services becoming manager of the Iowa Bureau in Des Moines. After this he transferred to Chicago and later to Washington, D.C.
He is the author of Artist in Iowa: A Life of Grant Wood and Crossroads of America: The Story of Kansas City.
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Language of Materials
Newspaperman and biographer of Grant Wood. This collection contains printer's typescripts with revisions for two of his works, Artist in Iowa: A Life of Grant Wood and Crossroads of America: The Story of Kansas City. Iowa Author Mss.
Method of Acquisition
These papers were given to the University of Iowa Libraries by Darrell Garwood.
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