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Donald P. Lay Papers

Identifier: MsC0858

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Scope and Contents

Texts of over one hundred articles and speeches of Donald P. Lay. The speeches were assigned numbers by his office staff. These numbers have been retained and the articles and speeches are filed in numeric order. There are some unassigned numbers. Also included in the collection is Judge Lay's correspondence, mostly with other judges.


  • Creation: 1958-2004


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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


4.50 Linear Feet

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Speeches, articles, and correspondence of a judge of the Eight Circuit Court of Appeals.

Method of Acquisition

This collection was given to the University of Iowa Libraries by Donald Lay in 2007.

Related Materials

Please refer to External Documents to view the following article on the UI Alumni Association Distinguished Alumni Award. "Presentation of the Portrait of the Honorable Donald P. Lay." West's Federal Reports, Second Series, Volume 979 F.2d. St. Paul, Minnesota, 1993. "Tribute." William Mitchell Law Review, Vol.1:No.3 (Summer, 1992), p. 555 - 593.

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Repository Details

Part of the University of Iowa Special Collections Repository

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University of Iowa Libraries
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