John Irwin papers
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Scope and Contents
The John Irwin papers date from 1965 to 2018 and measure 5 linear inches in 1 box. The papers are arranged in one series. Most of the collection is writings about his time growing up in rural Iowa, the Highschool 6 on 6 basketball team, and his high school teacher Mildred Barnum.
- Creation: 1964 - 2018
- Irwin, John (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
The papers are open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright held by the donor has been retained by the donor.
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Biographical / Historical
John Irwin was raised in the small western Iowa town of Onawa. His High School, West Monona, won the Iowa Girls’ Basketball State Championship in 1964. He recalled the sensational effect the game had on not only his fellow students, but the whole town.
5 linear inches
Language of Materials
Onawa, Iowa man whose High School girls 6 on 6 basketball team won the State Championship in 1964.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers (donor no. 1554) were donated by John Irwin in 2018.
- John Irwin papers
- Emma Barton-Norris, 2021
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