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Iowa Public Interest Research Group (IPIRG) Records

Identifier: RG02.0006.005

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Scope and Contents

The Iowa Public Interest Research Group, University of Iowa chapter, was founded in 1971 to promote and monitor state and Federal legislation pertaining to a wide range of issues, including consumer rights, the environment, open government, and funding for higher education. The records document internal activities of the local chapter as well as its relationships with other local, state, regional and national advocacy organizations.The collection includes newsletters, correspondence, reports and surveys.


  • Creation: 1967-1985


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This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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


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Method of Acquisition

Records of the Iowa City Chapter of the Iowa Public Interest Research Group (IPIRG), earlier known as Iowa Student Public Interest Research Group, were transferred to the University of Iowa Archives about 1985. Guide posted to the Internet June 2006; updated February 2007.

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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