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Alice French Papers

Identifier: msc0605

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

Batchelder Family Papers

Identifier: msc0064

Papers of Reverend Joseph Mayo Batchelder and his wife. Included are about 50 letters, written in the 1840s and 1850s, mostly from Peoria, Illinois and Owego, New York; an account book dated from 1848-1884; and a diary dated from 1847-1848. Manuscript sermons, and other items.

Dates: 1847-1976; Majority of material found in 1860-1890

Charles D. Cuttler Papers

Identifier: RG99.0001

Professor of art and art history. Consultant to National Endowment for the Humanities. Correspondence, administrative records.

Dates: 1935-1988

Charlotte M. Smith Papers, Including the Records of the Tamazunchale Press

Identifier: msc0457

Publisher of miniature books in Newton, Iowa, founded by Charlotte and Thomas Smith. Correspondence, typescripts, proofs, advertising, contracts, etc., have been combined with Charlotte M. Smith's personal papers.

Dates: 1970-2001

Childs Family Letters

Identifier: msc0547

Letters of the Childsfamily in Philadelphia , Pennsylvania and members of the family in Clinton County , Iowa , including the towns of Low Moor, Lyons, and Camanche. Though the correspondence is carried on during the Civil War, the letters have mostly to do with domestic affairs.

Civil War period.

Dates: 1849-1889; Majority of material found in 1860-1870

Clifford Thorne Papers

Identifier: msc0188

Attorney, Iowa Railroad Commissioner and candidate for the U.S. Senate. Correspondence, speeches, notes and other material relating primarily to legal disputes involving transportation of agricultural products.

Dates: 1901-1923; Majority of material found in 1919-1922

Cornelia Meigs Papers

Identifier: msc0658

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

Dates: 1949

Duane Bradley Papers

Identifier: msc0570

Manuscripts and related materials for several of Mrs. Bradley's titles, including Electing a President (1963) and Sew It and Wear It (1966).

Dates: 1956-1967

Earl F. Rose Papers

Identifier: msc0860
Abstract Medical Examiner of Dallas County at the time of the assassination of President Kennedy, Rose performed the autopsies on Lee Harvey Oswald and Jack Ruby. The reports and projector slides for these autopsies are here, as well as pathology slides for Ruby. Rose also kept clippings files on items related to the assassination, including a series on conspiracy theories. Clippings for other events of the latter half of the twentieth century such as Watergate and the Clinton impeachment are...
Dates: 1963-2006

Edmund Blunden Papers

Identifier: msc0829

Correspondence and manuscripts of the British scholar and poet.

Dates: 1918-1982

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: -

Emlin McClain Papers

Identifier: msc0035

Lawyer, judge, and professor. Personal and business correspondence, diaries, and speeches on painting. Most of the material dates before 1880, while McClain was a law student at the University of Iowa.

Dates: 1869 - 1915

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
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1941-1962; 1950-1962

Henry Clay Russell Civil War Letters

Identifier: msc0546

Russell's correspondence to his sister, Mary, of Crawfordsville, Iowa.

Dates: 1861-1902; Majority of material found in 1865

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

Iowa Cavalry 1st Regiment Records

Identifier: msc0014

These records consist of copies of orders and invoices reflecting military issues such as posting guards, court marshals, and patrolling guerrillas. Most of the orders were issued from Headquarters of the District of Central Missouri.

Dates: 1861-1862

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

Janine Canan Papers

Identifier: msc0792

Poet and editor. Books, manuscripts,clippings, correspondence.

Dates: 1960-2004

John Hubert Scott Papers

Identifier: msc0157

Scott was the head of the Department of English at Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa for seven years beginning in 1908. He joined the faculty of the English department at the University of Iowa in 1915. The collection documents Scott's research theories regarding the connections between speech inflections and literary authorship, as well as his book collecting interests which focused on John Henry Ireland.

Dates: 1898-1945

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