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Rosetta M. Byers papers

Identifier: IWA0317

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Scope and Contents

The Rosetta M. Byers papers date from 1904 to 1920 and measure 6 linear inches. The papers are arranged in one series: State University of Iowa (now The University of Iowa).

The State University of Iowa series contains letters to Rosetta Byers from her mother, including invitations and awards. Materials such as the student planner, religious study books, dance cards, and scrapbook, reflect student academic and social life at the State University of Iowa during the first two decades of the twentieth century. Also included are copies of The Iowa Alumnus and The Daily Iowan.


  • Creation: 1904-1920


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

Rosetta M. Byers graduated from Garner High School in Garner, Iowa, on May 29, 1914. She attended the State University of Iowa (now The University of Iowa), graduating with distinction in the College of Liberal Arts in 1918. She taught English and Latin in Ida Grove, Iowa.


6.00 linear inches

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University of Iowa student from 1914-1918.

Method of Acquisition

The papers (donor no. 433) were donated by Helen A. Rasmus.

Margaret Richardson, 1999.
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Repository Details

Part of the Iowa Women's Archives Repository

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University of Iowa Libraries
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