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Delvena Anderson papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0100

Scope and Contents

The Delvena Anderson diary is dated July 1958. The short (13 pages), typed travel diary details Anderson's trip from Iowa City through Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Maine to the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Cape Breton Island. The diary includes numerous historical details about the areas in which Anderson traveled as well as her own personal experiences on the trip.


  • Existence: 1958


Conditions Governing Access

The papers are 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

Delvena Anderson worked as a library staff member for the State University of Iowa (now the University of Iowa) from 1911 to 1957. During a portion of that time she was a secretary to the Director of Libraries.


0.25 linear inches

Language of Materials



Diary of a trip from Iowa City through eastern Canada.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Method of Acquisition

The diary (donor no. 161) was donated by Dale M. Bentz, former director of the University of Iowa libraries, in 1993.

Leo Keohane. [AndersonDelvena.doc]
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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
319-335-5900 (Fax)