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19th Century Iowa Farmer's Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: MsC1222
Dates: 1897-1899; 1883; 1885

A. M. Fine Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0518
Abstract

Fluxus artist, composer, and poet. Artworks, personal items, poetry, essays, and music scores.

Dates: 1960-1991

Actea Carolyn Young Duncan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0593
Scope and Contents

There are no contents, the information for this collection has been moved to the Iowa Author’s Manuscript Collection, Msc0869. Half sized document box (3 folders, including a large manuscript and notes)

Dates: 1913

Actualist Archive

 Collection
Identifier: MsC1020
Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous records of this Iowa City literary movement.

Dates: 1968-2019

Ada Holding Miller Sheet Music Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0510
Abstract

Nearly 200 pieces of sheet music for popular songs, organized topically (Transportation, Tear Jerkers, War, Religious, Love, etc.). The pieces range in date from 1840 to 1968, but the bulk of the collection was published between 1861 and 1915.

Dates: 1840-1968

Afrofuturist Comics Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MsC1246
Abstract This collection consists of comics that focus on the concept of "Afrofuturism," which exists at the intersection of imagination, technology, the future, and Black liberation. Included in this collection are series from Marvel and DC alongside the trailblazing Milestone Media, the first Black created and owned comic company. Milestone partnered with comic juggernaut DC in 1992. What is also important of note to this collection: Milestone and colorist Noelle Giddings developed "The Milestone 100 Color Process," which allowed for "sophisticated hand-painted coloring that authentically portrayed a full range of skin tones. The DC/Milestone series in this collection addresses topics such as, "colorism, teen pregnancy, police brutality, and racism." Materials from DC and Marvel in this collection feature writers and artists of color in addition to Black and brown superheroes....
Dates: 1972-2017

Al M. Lee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0851
Abstract

Graduate of the Writers' Workshop, novelist and poet. This collection contains manuscripts, clippings, a photograph, and correspondence. Correspondents include Hubert Humphrey, Gene McCarthy, John F. Kennedy, Mark Strand, Cleanth Brooks, and Donald Justice among others.

Dates: 1957-1994

Albert A. Couch Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0065
Abstract

Labor leader. Correspondence, reports, and clippings relating to a proposed hydroelectric dam at Moscow, Iowa.

Dates: 1940-1951; Majority of material found within 1940-1943

Albert Foster Dawson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0067
Abstract

U.S. Representative from Iowa and businessman. Speeches on various topics.

Dates: 1904-1942

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 within 1951-1955

Albert N. Harbert Railroadiana Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0434
Abstract

Correspondence and printed documents such as timetables, train orders, and rate sheets relating primarily to the Burlington, Cedar Rapids, and Northern Railway Company of Iowa.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1867-1937; 1860-1937

Albert Zugsmith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0196
Abstract

American motion picture producer, director and writer. Ten script items ranging from shooting schedules to screenplays.

Dates: 1943-1964

Alberta Powell Graham Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0615
Abstract

A writer of biographies for children (on Columbus, Clara Barton, Lafayette and LaSalle, among others), Mrs. Graham also published more than 300 songs and Strike Up the Band! (1949), a collection of short biographies of American band musicians. Both her books and songs are represented in her papers.

Dates: 1945-1955

Albertson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0009
Abstract

Correspondence reflecting pioneer life in Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, and Montana.

Dates: 1856-1876

Aleck G. Kringlock Pamphlet Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0182
Abstract

Informational and organizational literature of many cooperative, labor, farm and international movements and organizations. Some correspondence.

Dates: 1885-1961

Alembic Press Archive Records

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0882
Abstract

A significant archive, entire and extant, from one of the most prolific and independent of British fine presses, these documents are a record of the processes of hand printing, publishing, and typecasting undertaken by Claire and David Bolton.

Dates: 1978-2008

Alexandra Soteriou World Paper Company Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MsC1076
Abstract

Slides of papermaking from around the world, mostly India, Pakistan, and Nepal.

Dates: Latter half of the twentieth century

Alfred B. Chamberlin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0380
Abstract

Methodist minister. Sermon outlines, orders of worship, notebook, pastoral calls, and other papers.

Dates: 1921-1949

Alfred E. Moredock Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0150.04
Abstract

Postcards, newsletters, talent brochures, programs, and other material relating to Chautauqua, with the majority dealing with the Swarthmore Chautauqua system.

Dates: 1884-1947

Alfred M. Bailey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0561
Abstract

Naturalist and writer. Manuscripts of his books and articles, primarily about birds.

Dates: 1949-1955

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