Adelia St. John Gates papers
Scope and Contents
Journal containing address to class of 1863, attendance records, recipes, household hints, and commercial housekeeping accounts and building accounts. Biographical information written by the donor and obituaries of John C. Gates are also included.
- Creation: 1863-1865
- Gates, Adelia St. John, 1841-1874 (Person)
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The collection 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
Adelia St. John Gates graduated from Genesee College in upstate New York and moved to Waterloo, Iowa, as a bride. Her husband John Cook Gates (1838-1917) practiced law in Waterloo with the Gates and Liffring law firm. Gates Park in Waterloo is named for this family.
0.25 linear inches
Language of Materials
Graduate of Genesee College in New York who moved to Waterloo, Iowa as a bride.
One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Method of Acquisition
The papers (donor no. 1159) were donated by Nancy S. Rust in 2008.
- Kären Mason, 2009
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