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Albert J. Cohen Papers

Identifier: MsC0126

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 within 1951-1955

Alice French Papers

Identifier: MsC0605

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

Allen Motor Company Records

Identifier: MsC0874

Records of the oldest auto dealership in Iowa, including financial records, newsletters, and photographs.

Dates: 1903-2006

Andrew F. Davis Papers

Identifier: MsC0454

Civil War soldier. Correspondence from Davis (an officer in Co.I, 15th Regiment, Indiana Volunteers) to his wife and daughters. Letters include information on troop morale, slavery, camp life, battles, Copperheads, etc.

Dates: 1879-1891; Majority of material found within 1861-1863

ATCA Artists' Works and Correspondence Files Collection

Identifier: MsC0764

This ATCA collection brings together mail art, correspondence, photographs, slides, compact discs, show announcements/posters, writings, and other ephemera related to or by various artists.

Dates: 1968-2010

Augustus Sinning Papers

Identifier: MsC0391

Physician. Correspondence, clippings, notebooks, and other papers.

Dates: 1892-1948

Batchelder Family Papers

Identifier: MsC0064

Papers of Reverend Joseph Mayo Batchelder and his wife. Included are about 50 letters, written in the 1840s and 1850s, mostly from Peoria, Illinois and Owego, New York; an account book dated from 1848-1884; and a diary dated from 1847-1848. Manuscript sermons, and other items.

Dates: 1847-1976; Majority of material found within 1860-1889

Beecher Family Papers

Identifier: MsC0056

Letters to and from several members of the Beecher family including Henry Ward Beecher, Edward W. Beecher, and Catharine Esther Beecher.

Dates: 1856-1892

Blackhawk Foundry and Machine Company Records

Identifier: MsC0135

Iron casting company in Davenport, Iowa. Includes blueprints, budgets, correspondence, publicity, and photographs.

Dates: 1945-1951

Brown Gibson Family Papers

Identifier: MsC0381

Letters, documents, and a booklet on Major Hugh G. Brown.

Dates: 1822-1944; Majority of material found within 1860-1869

Burton Jay Smith and Willametta Turnepseed Papers

Identifier: MsC0868

Correspondence, chiefly love letters, between amateur printers Smith and Turnepseed, together with a few additional materials, including copies of their co-edited Literary Newsette. Many of Smith's letters document his activities training as a navigator in the United States Army Air Force, 1943-1944.

Dates: 1941-1944

Buster Cleveland Papers

Identifier: MsC0785

Correspondence and art work by mail artist Buster Cleveland.

Dates: 1967-2005

Byron McClain Letters

Identifier: MsC0004

Letters to McClain's family in Wilton Junction, Iowa, telling of experiences in Tennessee with the 2nd Regiment of Iowa Cavalry.

Dates: 1863-1864

Carl Backman Chautauqua Collection

Identifier: MsC0150.06

Photographs, brochures, correspondence, financial papers, and brochures from several chautauquas.

Dates: 1894-1960

Carl Van Vechten Papers

Identifier: MsC0715

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

Carr and Carr Records

Identifier: MsC0130

Complete records of a pioneer law firm and several of its predecessors, including correspondence, account books, ledgers, cases, journals, and receipts.

Dates: 1857-1957

Cedar Rapids Chamber of Commerce Records

Identifier: MsC0138

Budgets, correspondence, clippings, photographs, and other material.

Dates: 1874 - 1973; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1946

Cedar Rapids Symphony Orchestra Papers

Identifier: MsC0156

Correspondence, account books, reports, lists, attendance registers, minutes, rosters of officers, publicity material, programs, and financial records.

Dates: 1923 - 1958

Charles F. Horner Papers

Identifier: MsC0150.07

Correspondence, book manuscript, clippings, incomplete brochures, talent prices having to do with traveling Chautauquas.

Dates: 1906-1925

Charles Thomas Ackley Civil War Diaries Collection

Identifier: MsC0541

One hundred and eighteen letters from Charles Thomas Ackley, mostly to his wife in Marble Rock, Iowa. Also included are newspaper clippings, brief biographies of some of the men in the Seventh Iowa Volunteer Infantry, and historical commentary.

Dates: 1864-1865

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University of Iowa. Department of English 2
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Cassill, R. V. (Ronald Verlin), 1919-2002 1
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Clarence E. Hamilton, Lawyer 1
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