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Billy Maine and True Fristoe Burlesque Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0150.25
Scope and Contents Billy Maine and True Fristoe were a lyricist/composer team who apparently had a burlesque troupe that toured in the nineteen twenties, mostly in the midwest. The scrapbook in this collection was apparently put together by Marie Fristoe, so it is assumed that the remainder of the collection comes from her, too. Since this is so, there is more original music here than there are lyrics. There are large photographs of Maine and Fristoe, and other smaller photographs. The scrapbook is annotated with the names of many of the people involved, though sometimes it is difficult to tell which photos are from her private life and which those of the troupe, to which she belonged. Some (but not nearly all) of the names mentioned are: Edna Reed, Billie Markell, Halene Davis, Bee Young, Claude Bobbs, Bobby Coswell, Mrs. Billie Marie Maine, Velma Harder, Lizzie Glutz, Babs Ford, Marie Devoe, Bonnie Bland, Ruby Landrum, Donna Dale, Ciel Ryan, Cecil Hales, Shirley Underwood, Dave Miller, and Helen...
Dates: 1920-1939

Black Film and Television Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MsC1214
Abstract

Collection of material relating to some contributions of Black Americans to film and television.

Dates: 1919 - 1996

Blackhawk Foundry and Machine Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0135
Abstract

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

Dates: 1945-1951

Blanche Miller and Midge Aderton Children's Entertainment Chautauqua Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0150.30
Abstract

Collection of papers relating to the Redpath and Standard Chautauqua experience of Blanche Miller and Midge Aderton, children's entertainers in the early 1920s.

Dates: 1920-1929

B.R. Dew Collection of Railroadiana

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0497
Abstract

Railroad employee and collector. Collection of publications, timetables, photographs, tickets, passes, and artifacts relating to the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railway, as well as other railroads.

Dates: 1883-1966

Brenda W. Clough Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC1136
Dates: 1970s-2010s

Brent Johnson Iowa Killed Buddy Holly Small Press and Zine Shop Collection

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Identifier: MsC0319
Abstract

Collection of zines and other small press publications assembled by Johnson, an Iowa City native who operated the Iowa Killed Buddy Holly Small Press and Zine Shop in Iowa City. Many of the zines are authored/created by Iowa City or Iowa natives.

Dates: 1990-2007

Brian Duffy Papers

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Identifier: MsC0916
Abstract

Editorial cartoons from the Des Moines Register from 1983-2008.

Dates: 1983-2008

Brian Knapp Zines Collection

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Identifier: MsC0294
Abstract

Collection of fanzines and science fiction convention materials from Connecticut-based fan Knapp, mostly dealing with Star Trek but including other media properties as well.

Dates: 1972-2003

Brinton Entertaining Company Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC1000
Abstract

Films, projectors, glass slides, 78 rpm records, wax cylinders, memorabilia from travels, patent applications with drawings, plans for flying machines, posters, tickets.

Dates: 1865-2015

Brooke Lambert Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0228
Abstract

English clergyman and social reformer. Made up of letters written to Lambert over a forty year time span dealing with issues such as women's suffrage, the welfare of the poor and orphaned, colonialism, pulpit freedom, etc.

Dates: 1860 - 1901; Majority of material found within 1880-1899

Brooks Landon Vampire Comics

 Collection
Identifier: MsC1101
Scope and Contents

Included in this collection are four boxes of vampire-related comics.

Dates: 1950 - 1979

Brown Gibson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0381
Abstract

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

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

Bruce Bliven Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0566
Abstract

Author, editor of The New Republic 1923-1953, and journalist. Typescript drafts, galleys, and page proofs for two books, Preview of Tomorrow and The World Changers.

Dates: 1952-1965

Bruce Gould Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0614
Scope and Contents

There are no contents, the information for this collection has been moved to the Iowa Author’s Manuscript Collection, Msc0869.

Dates: 1929-1968

Bruce Levene Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC1159
Dates: 1960 - 2010

Bruno Torres Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC1114
Dates: 1973 - 2004

Bud Kudart Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0976
Abstract

These are the personal papers and senate files of Iowa politician Bud Kudart.

Dates: 1979-1982

Buel Griffith Beems Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0486
Abstract

Lawyer and author. Correspondence, research, editor's questionnaires, and preliminary drafts of his writings.

Dates: 1934-1975; Majority of material found within 1940-1949

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United States. District Court (Iowa) : Southern District 3
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Iowa Farm Bureau Federation 2
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United States Army. Iowa Cavalry Regiment, 4th (1861-1865), Company A 2
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