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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 within 1917-1922

Crawford and Eastwood Families Papers

Identifier: MsC0836

Correspondence, photographs, clippings, and genealogical records of these families, including materials relating to operating a farm near Prescott, Kansas; letters home from a worker on the Chautauqua circuit; and letters home from a professor of music.

Dates: 1910-2004

Davenport Besler Corporation Papers

Identifier: MsC0081

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

Dates: 1909-1955

D.C. Spriestersbach Papers

Identifier: RG99.0255

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

Edwin Ford Piper Collection

Identifier: MsC0040

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

Elbert Family Papers

Identifier: MsC0042

Legal papers, diplomas, certificates of appointments, scrapbook, 2 issues of Keosauqua, Iowa, newspapers (1852-58), and other papers.

Dates: 1828-1895; Majority of material found within 1850-1869

Henry Agard 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

Jay Norwood "Ding" 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: 1897-1962; Majority of material found within 1920-1949

John MacVicar Papers

Identifier: MsC0051

Record of expenditures for a farm located on Muscatine Island.

Dates: 1881-1952

Nile C. Kinnick Papers

Identifier: MsC0112

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

Dates: 1935-1991

Norman C. Meier Papers

Identifier: RG99.0163

Professor of psychology, University of Iowa, from 1923 until 1964. Designed tests to measure artistic aptitude, and audience response. Correspondence, photographs, lectures.

Dates: 1906-1964

Otto Eisenschiml Papers

Identifier: MsC0256

Chemist and Lincoln scholar. Manuscripts, notes, proofs, reviews of books on Lincoln's death and the Civil War, and the manuscript of Eisenschiml's autobiography.

Dates: 1936-1963

Victor Animatograph Corporation Papers

Identifier: MsC0153

Alexander Victor, a central figure in the invention and marketing of 16mm film equipment for home and industrial use, formed the Victor Animatograph Company of Davenport, Iowa. Papers include records, correspondence, catalogs and clippings, photographs, negatives and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1910-1967

Willard Marsh Papers

Identifier: MsC0794

Graduate of the Writers' Workshop, a musician and an English professor.

Dates: 1940-1970

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