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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 in 1951-1955

Alice French Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0605
Abstract

One of the most successful women writers of the later 19th century, Octave Thanet's stories and novels celebrated the status quo; she lived much of her life in Davenport, Iowa. Our holdings consist of a holograph draft of her story, The Governor's Prerogative, photographs, photocopies of other stories, and a microfilm of Voice of Nature.

Dates: 1868-1962

Anne E. Pierce Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG99.0232
Abstract

Professor of music. Head of music at S.U.I. Experimental Schools. Performance programs and correspondence.

Dates: 1893-1937

Archie Alphonse Alexander Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0304
Abstract

Engineer and governor of the Virgin Islands. Subject files, correspondence, speeches, clippings, etc. relating to his career as an engineer, diplomat, and university trustee.

Dates: 1940-1970

Arthur Francis Allen Papers

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Identifier: msc0357
Abstract

Editor of the Sioux City Journal. Primarily correspondence, with speeches, clippings, and a scrapbook on Abraham Lincoln.

Dates: 1913-1949; 1919-1930

Augustus Sinning Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0391
Abstract

Physician. Correspondence, clippings, notebooks, and other papers.

Dates: 1892-1948

Cedar Rapids Chamber of Commerce

 Collection
Identifier: msc0138
Abstract

Budgets, correspondence, clippings, photographs, and other material.

Dates: 1874 - 1973; Majority of material found in 1935 - 1946

Conger Reynolds Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0183
Abstract

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

Cornelia Meigs Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0658
Abstract

Children's author and Iowa's first Newbery Award winner. This collection consists of a manuscript and various clippings. Iowa Author Mss.

Dates: 1949

Dante Pierce Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0061
Abstract

Farm editor. Correspondence with State and National Political figures including Smith Brookhart, Calvin Coolidge, Robert LaFolette, Henry Wallace, and George Wilson.

Dates: 1916-1948; Majority of material found in 1925-1945

Davenport Besler Corportation Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0081
Abstract

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

Dates: 1909-1955

David Swift Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0125
Abstract

Television and motion picture writer, director and producer. Television and motion picture scripts, screenplays, publicity, reviews, notes and memos, set designs, and costume sketches.

Dates: 1951-1965

D.C. Spriestersbach Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG99.0255
Abstract

Faculty, Speech Pathology and Audiology, University of Iowa, 1940. Dean, Graduate College, 1965-1987. Interim University President, 1981-1982. Reports, memoranda, appointment books, scrapbooks, and correspondence, pertaining to a variety of University-related topics, including advancement of research, anti-war protest, and federal funding for public institutions.

Dates: 1952-2000

Dina Rees Evans Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG99.0189
Abstract

High school educator in dramatic arts. Awarded first Ph.D. in dramatic arts from an American university, received from the University of Iowa in 1932.

Dates: 1937-1974

Dr. Mark Ranney Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0190
Abstract

Physician and book collector. Photographs, financial records, clippings and memorabilia.

Dates: 1854-1909; Majority of material found in 1870-1909

Earl Elijah Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0244
Abstract

State senator, farmer, and bank president. Primarily speeches about agriculture, with newspaper clippings, campaign literature, and correspondence.

Dates: 1929-1971

Edward C. Eicher Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0049
Abstract

Lawyer, Government official, and U.S. Representative from Iowa. Correspondence, and speeches, including material on Iowa politics and government.

Dates: 1899-1944; Majority of material found in 1899-1901, 1935-1938

Edward J. Breen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0334
Abstract

Iowa state legislator, attorney, and broadcasting station executive. Senate bills, correspondence, speeches, and subject files ranging from the Democratic Party to the Townsend National Recovery Plan document his career in Iowa 's state senate.

Dates: 1936 - 1973; Majority of material found in 1936-1942

Edward J. McManus Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0258
Abstract

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

Edwin Ford Piper Collection

 Collection
Identifier: msc0040
Abstract

Piper's notes on Western ballads, with music for some; other folk materials including rhymes, riddles, games, folk sayings, quadrille calls, slang, superstitions, and folk remedies.

Dates: 1929-1941

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