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Historical Papers Collection

Identifier: RG01.0001.003

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Scope and Contents

The Historical Papers collection of the University of Iowa Archives consists mainly of articles and personal essays that pertain to University of Iowa history. The papers, mostly unpublished, address a wide variety of topics, including college and department histories, faculty biographies, academic programs, political activism, and social life. Authors are faculty, alumni, students, historians, and others associated with the University, and the papers are arranged alphabetically by name of author. Donors have submitted these papers to the Archives on numerous occasions.


  • Creation: 1855-


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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


3.00 Linear Feet

Method of Acquisition

Titles in this collection have been given to the University Archives at various times from numerous donors. Additions to the collection continue to accrue. Guide posted to the Internet January 2005; revised December 2006.

Denise Anderson, 2005
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Iowa Archives Repository

100 Main Library
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City IA 52242