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Leo A. Hoegh Papers

Identifier: MsC0098

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Scope and Contents

The papers of Leo A. Hoegh document his political career with five linear feet of manuscripts dating from 1929 to 1978. Comprised primarily of speeches, there are also correspondence files, campaign literature, photographs, clippings, audio tapes of interviews, and film footage from his term as Governor of Iowa. Civil defense is the main topic of the speeches although some concern taxes. The correspondence includes letters from Dwight D. Eisenhower and Fred Schwengel.


  • Creation: 1929-1978


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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


5.00 Linear Feet

Photographs in Boxes 1 and 8; Film/Video in Boxes 8 and 9; Audio material in Box 9. other_unmapped

Language of Materials



Governor and state representative from Iowa, federal official. Papers comprised primarily of speeches relating to civil defense; there are also correspondence files, clippings, and photographs regarding his governorship.

Method of Acquisition

These papers were given to the University of Iowa Libraries by Mr. Leo Hoegh from 1958 to 1997.

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Repository Details

Part of the University of Iowa Special Collections Repository

Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City IA 52242 IaU
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