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Susan Fulton Welty Papers

Identifier: MsC0723

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Scope and Contents

This collection consists mainly of her manuscripts for articles and serialized stories, but there are also early manuscripts for A Knight's Ransom, A Fair Field, and Look Up and Hope, as well as the Christmas pageants. Box 1 contains manuscripts for "A Fair Field" - Harvested by Charles Jacobs Fulton, [and, others] gleaned by Ben. J. and Lucile Taylor, [and others]; winnowed, threshed and combined by Susan Fulton Welty. Typewritten copy with preface, index, books by author, and title page. Hand written and typewritten additions and corrections throughout. Also included is a scrapbook devoted to the Booths.


  • Creation: 1937-1947


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This collection is open for research.

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5.00 Linear Feet

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Born in Fairfield, Iowa, Welty took degrees at Parsons College and the University of Utah. A teacher most of her life, this collection contains drafts of numerous stories and articles, most on religious subjects.

Method of Acquisition

These papers were donated by Susan Fulton Welty over the years 1962 to 1995.

Related Materials

The Hunger Year: in the French Zone of divided Germany, 1946-1947. Special Collections, Main Library. Call number: x-Collection (HC290.5.F3 W468 1993) Maud Ballington Booth Papers (msc0022)

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Repository Details

Part of the University of Iowa Special Collections Repository

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