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Virginia Randolph papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0115

Scope and Contents

The Virginia Randolph papers date from 1929 to 1993 and measure 0.5 linear inches. The papers consist of a book of poetry by Randolph, a newspaper clipping written by Randolph, the autobiography of Randolph's grandmother, Ella Cripliver, and reminiscences by Randolph about her aunt Elizabeth Wherry. Photocopies of several of Elizabeth Wherry's "Country Air," columns, Wherry's obituary, and a photograph of Wherry are also included.


  • Creation: 1929-1993


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

Virginia Randolph is a poet of poetry and a resident of Anamosa, Iowa. She is the niece of newspaper columnist Elizabeth Wherry.


0.50 linear inches

Photographs in folder 1. folders

Language of Materials



Anamosa, Iowa, poet and niece of Elizabeth Wherry.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Method of Acquisition

The papers (donor no. 179) were donated by Virginia Randolph in 1993.

Related Materials

Elizabeth Wherry papers (IWA): Elizabeth Wherry was Randolph's aunt.

Kristen Rassbach, 1997.
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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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