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Albert J. Cohen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0126
Abstract

American motion picture and television script writer and producer. Program scripts, department materials, memos, clippings, notes, correspondence, production budgets, and miscellaneous photographs.

Dates: 1948-1961; Majority of material found in 1951-1955

Alice French Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0605
Abstract

One of the most successful women writers of the later 19th century, Octave Thanet's stories and novels celebrated the status quo; she lived much of her life in Davenport, Iowa. Our holdings consist of a holograph draft of her story, The Governor's Prerogative, photographs, photocopies of other stories, and a microfilm of Voice of Nature.

Dates: 1868-1962

Arthur A. Ross Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0127
Abstract

Motion picture and television script writer. Slides, watercolor paintings, scripts, screenplays, short stories and novels by Ross; photographs, three recordings.

Dates: 1942-1965; Majority of material found in 1950-1965

B.H. Shearer Papers

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Identifier: msc0242
Abstract

Newspaperman in Columbus Junction, Iowa. Journals, correspondence, business records, and subject files relating to his life and career as the editor and publisher of the Columbus Gazette and as the publisher of the Iowa Union Farmer. Subject files include topics ranging from the Iowa Union Farmer to the Louisa County Fair.

Dates: 1901-1969

Carl Van Vechten Papers

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Identifier: msc0715
Abstract

23 photographs of Doris Julian, Stephen Van Ophuigsen, Coleman Dowell, Jose Quintero and others; 16 photograph postcards including Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas; 75 photographs of celebrities (lacking no. 18); several drafts and related correspondence for Gertrude Stein: An Epilogue.

Dates: 1939-1960

Conger Reynolds Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0183
Abstract

Journalist, diplomat, and public relations expert. Subject files, correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks, etc. relating to his varied career, from WWI intelligence officer to Chicago Tribune editor in Paris to consulate official to public relations director for Standard Oil.

Dates: 1899-1970

David Swift Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0125
Abstract

Television and motion picture writer, director and producer. Television and motion picture scripts, screenplays, publicity, reviews, notes and memos, set designs, and costume sketches.

Dates: 1951-1965

Eleanor Pownall Simmons Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: msc0698
Abstract

Printmaker and artist, Simmons wrote and illustrated a number of books for children.

Dates: 1960-1970

Henry A. Wallace Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0177
Abstract Editor of Wallaces' Farmer 1921-1933; Secretary of Agriculture, 1933-1940; Vice-President of the United States, 1941-1945; Secretary of Commerce, 1945-1946. Includes audio visual materials; clippings; an extensive collection of correspondence, including photocopies of the microfilm edition of the originals in the Library of Congress, Manuscript Division; government documents; personal papers; photographs; research materials, with an emphasis on agriculture, particularly corn, but including...
Dates: 1923-2004

Howard Richardson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0301
Abstract

Dramatist. Subject files relating to his career and personal life, including dra s, photographs, set designs, etc. Much of the collection relates to his best known play, Dark of the Moon..

Dates: 1923-1987

Iowa Authors Manuscripts Collection

 Collection
Identifier: msc0869
Abstract

Includes manuscripts, galley proofs, page proofs, dust jackets, and other miscellany associated with publications of many Iowa Authors.

Dates: 1888-1990

James M. Wallace Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0483
Abstract

Notebooks of a collector of children's books, artwork, and other items by children's author Marguerite de Angeli.

Dates: 1933-1989

Jay N. Darling Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0170
Abstract

Correspondence, speeches, articles, leaflets, clippings, scrapbooks and a sketchbook, mostly dealing with politics, conservation, or family affairs, assembled by newspaper cartoonist Ding Darling of The Des Moines Register. There are also some 6,000 original pen-and-ink cartoons drawn by Darling.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1897-1962; Majority of material found in 1920-1949

Lois Baker Muehl Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0665
Abstract

Manuscripts and correspondence related to her books for children including My Name Is-- (1959) and Hidden Year of Devlin Bates (1967).

Dates: 1962-1984

Merle Armitage Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0558
Abstract

Set designer, impresario, co-founder and manager of the Los Angeles Grand Opera Association, president of the American Institute of Graphic Arts, art director of Look and Quick magazines, and book designer. Correspondence, typescripts of Accent on Life and George Gershwin: Man and Legend, and files on other projects.

Dates: 1932-1965

Nicholas Meyer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0425
Abstract

Screenwriter and director. Typescripts, screenplays, correspondence, clippings, proofs, photographs, etc.

Dates: 1945-20015; 1980-1999

Nick Thimmesch Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0709
Abstract

Journalist with Time and Newsday, where he began a column nationally syndicated in 1969. Author of several books. Correspondence, research, interviews, audio tapes, photographs, speeches, reporter's notebooks, and preliminary drafts of his works.

Dates: 1956-1985; 1970-1990

Ora Delmer Foster Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0211
Abstract

Congregational minister, lecturer, and professor. Subject files, literary manuscripts, diaries, photographs, and books relating to Foster's life and career.

Dates: 1895-1965

Papers of Ruth Suckow

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0706
Abstract

This collection is comprised of photographs, letters, paintings, and manuscripts of Ruth Suckow, family, and friends.

Dates: 1887-1988

Paul Engle Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0514
Abstract

Poet (numerous books from Worn Earth, 1932), editor of the O. Henry Prize Stories, 1954-1959, director of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, 1941-1967, and co-founder and director of the International Writers' Program, 1967-1976 at the University of Iowa. Literary manuscripts, correspondence, subject files, and student works documenting his career as a writer and teacher.

Dates: 1929-1988

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Cassill, R. V. (Ronald Verlin), 1919-2002 1
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Committee of Small Magazine Editors and Publishers (U.S.) 1
Comrades In Service 1
Cowles, Gardner, 1861-1946 1
Crary, Margaret 1
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Democratic Party (Iowa) 1
Drake University 1
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General Wildlife Federation 1
Head, Edith 1
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Iowa Author's 1
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Iowa Natural Resources Council 1
Iowa Writers' Workshop 1
Izaak Walton League of America 1
J.N. "Ding" Darling Foundation 1
Johns-Manville, Incorporated 1
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Maibaum, Richard 1
Meyer, Nicholas 1
Muehl, Lois Baker 1
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 1
North American Board for the Study of Religion in Higher Education 1
People to People Conference (1956: Washington, D.C.) 1
Public Relations Society of America 1
Radio Corporation of America 1
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 1
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Richardson, Howard 1
Rosheim, David L. 1
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Rowan, Edward Beatty, 1898-1946 1
Saunders, William Irving 1
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Seagrave, Sadie Fuller, 1882- 1
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Smith, Grace Noll, 1878-1974 1
Smith, Lewis Worthington, 1866-1947 1
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Swift, David 1
Thanet, Octave, 1850-1934 1
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Toothpaste Press 1
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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 1
United Service Organizations (U.S.) 1
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United States. Office of Private Cooperation 1
University of Iowa. Department of English 1
University of Iowa. International Writing Program 1
University of Iowa. School of Religion 1
Van Vechten, Carl 1
Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964 1
Ver Duft, Lee, 1910- 1
Wallace, Henry A. (Henry Agard), 1888-1965 1
Ward, Leo R. (Leo Richard), 1893- 1
Wildlife Society. Iowa Chapter 1
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Yoseloff, Thomas, 1913-2007 1
Zaffiras, George John, 1917- 1
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