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Christisen Railroad Collection

Identifier: msc0548

Records for the Milwaukee Road, Amtrak, and the B&O railroads, with some materials from the Elgin, Joliet and Eastern (EJ&E), the Central Railroad of New Jersey (CNJ), the Nickel Plate Railroad (NKP), and Acheson, Topeka and Santa Fe (AT&SF) lines from the 1880s to the early 1990s.

Dates: 1880-1990

Conger Reynolds Papers

Identifier: msc0183

Journalist, diplomat, and public relations expert. Subject files, correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks, etc. relating to his varied career, from WWI intelligence officer to Chicago Tribune editor in Paris to consulate official to public relations director for Standard Oil.

Dates: 1899-1970

Davenport Besler Corportation Papers

Identifier: msc0081

Business records of a liquidated Davenport, Iowa, locomotive manufacturing company.

Dates: 1909-1955

Edward J. McManus Papers

Identifier: msc0258

Iowa state senator, lieutenant governor of Iowa, Democratic candidate for governor of Iowa, delegate to Democratic National Convention, and U.S. District Court Judge for Northern District of Iowa. Correspondence, speeches, telegrams, campaign material, press releases, photographs, newspaper clippings, tape recordings, phonograph recordings, and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1942-1964; Majority of material found in 1960-1970

Harding Family Papers

Identifier: msc0383

Diaries, genealogical records, account and ledger books, correspondence, and reminiscences of three generations. Includes descriptions of Iowa City and the surrounding area in the 19th century.

Dates: 1840-1975

Henry A. Wallace Papers

Identifier: msc0177

Editor of Wallaces' Farmer 1921-1933; Secretary of Agriculture, 1933-1940; Vice-President of the United States, 1941-1945; Secretary of Commerce, 1945-1946. Includes audio visual materials; clippings; an extensive collection of correspondence, including photocopies of the microfilm edition of the originals in the Library of Congress, Manuscript Division; government documents; personal papers; photographs; research materials, with an emphasis on agriculture, particularly corn, but including livestock, weather, strawberries, chickens, and gladioli; writings, and speeches.

Dates: 1923-2004

Howard Richardson Papers

Identifier: msc0301

Dramatist. Subject files relating to his career and personal life, including dra s, photographs, set designs, etc. Much of the collection relates to his best known play, Dark of the Moon..

Dates: 1923-1987

Jay N. Darling Papers

Identifier: msc0170

Correspondence, speeches, articles, leaflets, clippings, scrapbooks and a sketchbook, mostly dealing with politics, conservation, or family affairs, assembled by newspaper cartoonist Ding Darling of The Des Moines Register. There are also some 6,000 original pen-and-ink cartoons drawn by Darling.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1897-1962; Majority of material found in 1920-1949

John MacVicar Papers

Identifier: msc0051

Record of expenditures for a farm located on Muscatine Island.

Dates: 1881-1952

Lester Jesse Dickinson Papers

Identifier: msc0094

U.S. Representative and Senator from Iowa. Speeches, scrapbooks, correspondence, clippings, and campaign material all related to his political career.

Dates: 1898-1955; Majority of material found in 1920-1940

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

Nile C. Kinnick Papers

Identifier: msc0112

Student leader, scholar, and athlete from Iowa. Correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks, speeches, photographs, articles, etc.

Dates: 1935-1991

Robert Donald Blue Papers

Identifier: msc0466

Governor of Iowa . Correspondence, subject files, photographs, scrapbooks, etc. relating to his political career.

Dates: 1934-1976; Majority of material found in 1945-1948

Sadie Seagrave Papers

Identifier: msc0693
Scope and Contents

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

Dates: -

Thomas Eyre Booth Papers

Identifier: msc0361
Scope and Contents

Editor and publisher of the Anamosa Eureka in Anamosa , Iowa . Correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, a scrapbook, and other related papers.

Dates: 1895-1924; Majority of material found in 1900-1910

William Nelson Judd Papers

Identifier: msc0235

Iowa state legislator and railroad employee. Photographs, certificates, and a scrapbook all of which relate to his legislative career.

Dates: 1939-1955

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