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Adalaide Dee Morris papers

Identifier: IWA1337

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Scope and Contents

The Adalaide Dee Morris papers date from 1971 to 2002 and measure 5 linear inches in 1 box. The papers consist of a collection of poetry and publications that touch on feminism, LGBTQ life, motherhood, gender studies, and woman’s liberation.


  • Creation: 1971 - 2002

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

Adalaide “Dee” Morris collected feminist publications from the 1970s to the early 2000s. She was a professor of English at the University of Iowa starting in 1974. She published numerous books about poetry and culture as well as journal articles and presentations on poetry in the information age. She served as the English Department Chair as well as advisory board chair to The Iowa Review and the GRE Literature in English committee. Morris was an editor for a variety of publications and journals in the fields of modern poetry, experimental writing, and new media poetics and pedagogy.


5 linear inches

Language of Materials



Collection of feminist periodicals, poetry, and publications from 1971 to 2002.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers (donor no. 1282) were donated by Dee Morris in 2012.

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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
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