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Alfred M. Bailey Papers

Identifier: MsC0561

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

Dates: 1949-1955

Arthur Carhart Papers

Identifier: MsC0576

Author, conservationist, and landscape architect. Manuscripts of some of his books including The National Forests and Timber in Your Life. Typescript drafts, proofs, galleys, outlines, and correspondence are included.

Dates: 1916-1965

Byron Farwell Papers

Identifier: MsC0502

Author and military historian. Primarily manuscripts including various drafts, galleys, and proofs for eleven of his books. Also contains draftof book reviews, short stories, and articles along with some subject files.

Dates: 1955-1989

Charles Paul May Papers

Identifier: MsC0656
Scope and Contents

This collection contains notes, source materials, drafts and proofs for two non-fiction books: Bats. (1969) and Stranger in the Storm (Abelard-Schuman, 1972). Original title: Birds Flying High.

Dates: 1969 - 1972

Clyde Kluckhohn Papers

Identifier: MsC0640

Anthropologist and author. Correspondence, early drafts, galleys, and printer's copies of three of Kluckhohn's early works.

Dates: 1945-1948

Elton Trueblood Papers

Identifier: msc0710
Scope and Contents

There are no contents, the information for this collection has been moved to the Iowa Author’s Manuscript Collection, MsC0869.

Dates: -

George M. Sheets Papers

Identifier: msc0694
Scope and Contents

There are no contents, the information for this collection has been moved to the Iowa Author’s Manuscript Collection, MsC0869.

Dates: -

George Stimpson Papers

Identifier: MsC0704

Journalist, writer, and President of the National Press Club. Manuscripts for four of his informational books. Iowa Author

Dates: Undated

Hartzell Spence Papers

Identifier: MsC0701

Born in Clarion, Iowa, Spence graduated from the University of Iowa in 1930. From 1930 to 1941 he was the United Press bureau manager in Des Moines, and saw service during WW II in the Army Air Forces where he was the founder and first editor of Yank, the Army weekly newspaper. After the war, he worked as a free-lance writer, particularly noted for his reporting on religion. He also published several novels, wrote a comic strip (David Crane) and scripts for the weekly radio program, One Foot in Heaven, broadcast on the ABC network, 1944-1945. This collection consists of drafts for numerous articles and stories, including those for The Story of Religion in America, published in Look, 1957-1960.

Dates: 1941-1962; Majority of material found within 1950-1962

Homer Calkin Papers

Identifier: MsC0504

Historian, archivist, and author. Correspondence files; diaries; memorabilia; scrapbooks dealing with his early life, education, career in the State Department, and work for the Methodist Church.

Dates: 1897-1996

Iowa Authors Manuscripts Collection

Identifier: MsC0869

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

Dates: 1888-1990

James C. Taylor Papers

Identifier: msc0708
Scope and Contents

There are no contents, the information for this collection has been moved to the Iowa Author’s Manuscript Collection, MsC0869.

Dates: 1940

Marcus Bach Papers

Identifier: MsC0560

Religion professor and writer. Early typescript drafts of six of his books, including The Dream Gate and Report to Protestants.

Dates: 1948-1995

Merle Armitage Papers

Identifier: MsC0558

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

Robert Bernard Martin Papers

Identifier: MsC0655
Scope and Contents

This collection contains only the manuscript for With Friends Possessed: A Life of Edward Fitzgerald.

Dates: -

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