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Bess Aldrich papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0104

Scope and Contents

The Bess Streeter Aldrich date 1915 and 1919 and consist of two letters (8 pages). The letters are from Aldrich to Mrs. A. D. Miller, with whom she attended the University of Northern Iowa. They discussed Aldrich's daily routines, including her family life and her writing.


  • 1915-1919


Conditions Governing Access

The correspondence is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright held by the donor has been transferred to the University of Iowa.

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Biographical / Historical

Bess Streeter Aldrich was a writer in the early twentieth century. She wrote articles for numerous magazines including Ladies Home Journal and Harpers Weekly under the psuedonym Margaret Dean Stevens. She attended the Iowa State Teachers College (now the University of Northern Iowa), receiving her degree in 1901. Streeter lived in Elmwood, Nebraska with her husband and her three children.


0.25 linear inches

Language of Materials



Twentieth-century writer.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Method of Acquisition

The letters (donor no.165 ) were donated by S. T. Runkel in 1993.

Lea Keohane, 1994.
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Repository Details

Part of the Iowa Women's Archives Repository

100 Main Library
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City IA 52242 IaU
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