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Antiwar petitions; many signed in blood. The material is undated but likely from sometime during the 1967-68 academic year, as the addresses of two signers match that year's staff/student directory. Likely during fall 1967 when Dow Chemical was target of protest over manufacture of napalm used in the war in Vietnam.
Mexican couple from the state of Guanajuato who settled permanently in Iowa in the 1910s.
Engineer and governor of the Virgin Islands. Subject files, correspondence, speeches, clippings, etc. relating to his career as an engineer, diplomat, and university trustee.
Writer and volunteer who earned a doctorate in English from the University of Iowa while living with spinocerebellar degeneration.
Rural Mt. Ayr, Iowa woman who worked in local homes as a washerwoman and housekeeper.
Nurse, abortion rights activist and educator from Fairfield, Iowa.
Clinical psychologist and University of Iowa alumna who was a member of the Des Moines Know Your Neighbor panel.
Iowa State senator, 1967-1972 and Lieutenant Governor of Iowa, 1973-1978. Subject files, correspondence, speeches, etc.
Motion picture and television script writer. Slides, watercolor paintings, scripts, screenplays, short stories and novels by Ross; photographs, three recordings.
Geology professor, department head, director of the Iowa Geological Survey, geologist for the state of Iowa, consultant for oil companies. His research centered on stratigraphy, sedimentation, and glacial geology. Maps, field notes, instruction, correspondence, committee work, papers and reprints of articles.
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.
Poet and writer born in Davenport, Iowa. Manuscripts include materials for a course in Arthurian legend given at the State University of Iowa 1906-1907, drafts of published poems and stories, and typescripts of unpublished stories and novels.
Editor of the Sioux City Journal. Primarily correspondence, with speeches, clippings, and a scrapbook on Abraham Lincoln.
Audio tape memoirs of Chautauqua and a manuscript relating to the work week of a Chautauqua crewman and crew chief.