Lester Jesse Dickinson Papers
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Scope and Contents
The papers of Lester J. Dickinson consist of 3.5 linear feet of manuscripts dating from 1898 to 1955. Documenting his political career, the collection includes speeches, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, clippings, and campaign material. Most of the material is from the 1920s and 1930s, while some of the photographs are from earlier years. L.J. Dickinson donated his papers to The University of Iowa Libraries in 1959. They are available for research by students and scholars.
- Creation: 1898-1955
- Creation: Majority of material found within 1920-1939
- Dickinson, Lester Jesse (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.
3.50 Linear Feet (Photographs box 3 and scrapbook)
Language of Materials
U.S. Representative and Senator from Iowa. Speeches, scrapbooks, correspondence, clippings, and campaign material all related to his political career.
Method of Acquisition
These papers were donated to the University in 1959 by Lester Dickinson.
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