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Abbie Romey papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0146
Abstract

Actress, homemaker, and 1928 graduate of the State University of Iowa in Iowa City.

Dates: 1891-1993

Ada Mae Brown Brinton memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0708
Abstract

In Sunshine and Rain in Iowa: Reminiscing through 86 Years, Brinton reflects on rural Iowa, hard work, church traditions, and the love of family and community.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1977

Arthur W. Spivey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0150.05
Abstract

Audio tape memoirs of Chautauqua and a manuscript relating to the work week of a Chautauqua crewman and crew chief.

Dates: 1925-1926; 1977

Carl Backman Chautauqua Collection

 Collection
Identifier: msc0150.06
Abstract

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

Dates: 1894-1960

Charles F. Horner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0150.07
Abstract

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

Dates: 1906-1925

Clark M. Eichelberger Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0150.18
Abstract

Articles, clippings, correspondence, lectures, photographs, etc.

Dates: 1914-1933

Denton Chester Crowl Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0150.01
Abstract

Lecturer-portrayalist, salesman and editorial writer for the Toledo Blade, Denton Crowl performed on the Chautauqua circuits and in other venues. This collection includes correspondence, appointment diaries, photographs, and manuscripts, mostly relating to his lecture and political activities.

Dates: 1909-1938

Evelyn Crary Bacon papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0012
Abstract

Teacher, decorated veteran nurse and pioneer in the field of nursing education, Bacon served as a captain in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during World War II and participated in the invasion of Normandy.

Dates: 1917-2000

Guinn Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0084
Abstract

The Guinn family moved to Iowa from Tennessee beginning in 1846 to settle near Belle Plaine. This collection includes legal documents, correspondence, a photograph, and a ledger book made up at the time of the sale of the estate of H. Guinn.

Dates: 1880-1924

Katharine La Sheck papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0057
Abstract

Musician, actress and dancer from Iowa City who toured on the Chautauqua circuit.

Dates: 1904-1967

Redpath Chautauqua Bureau Records (this collection is currently under construction)

 Collection
Identifier: msc0150
Abstract

Commercial lecture bureau and booking agency for Chautauqua and lyceums throughout the United States and parts of Canada. Office files of the Redpath-Vawter Bureau of Cedar Rapids, IA, the Redpath-Chicago Bureau run by Harry P. Harrison and Charles Horner's Redpath Chautauquas. Included are: talent files consisting of correspondence, contracts, publicity brochures, and advertising flyers; business files including employee records; geographical location files with materials about cities and towns that sponsored Chautauquas and lyceums; periodicals; daybooks, cashbooks; and photographs.

Dates: -

Richard G. Oram Chautauqua Collection

 Collection
Identifier: msc0150.15
Abstract

Member of a the Hanscom Players a well-known Chautauqua troupe that toured throughout the U.S.

Dates: 1937-1941

Tom and Ruth Blanchard Chautauqua Collection

 Collection
Identifier: msc0150.12
Abstract

Chautauqua and radio performers. Correspondence, clippings, photographs, and ephemera.

Dates: 1907-1982; Majority of material found in 1920-1940

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