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Manuscript Collection Listing (Iowa City Center)

Major collections are listed here. Many other materials are available.

Acton, Richard, and Patricia Nassif Acton.  Papers, 1836-2008. Research files on legal history, civil rights, Iowa governors and politicians. 10.5 ft. (11 boxes). (Ms 251)

Adams, Ephraim, 1818-1907, and wife, Elisabeth. Papers, 1840-1907. Congregational minister, founder of Iowa College (later Grinnell College). 7 ft.  (14 boxes). (Ms 92)

American Urological Association, North Central Section.  Records, 1923-1973. 3 ft. (3 boxes).  (Ms 149)

Ashton, Edward (Ned), 1903-1985. Papers, plans, and photographs, 1886-1986. Iowa City civil engineer and bridge designer. 200 ft.  (200 boxes) (Ms 167)

Atkinson, Wallace, 1878- and Atkinson, Buena Vista, 1884- . Papers, 1889-1935. Cherokee musician and optician, and his wife, Buena Vista, musician. 1 ft. (2 boxes).  (Ms 65)

Baker, Joseph, 1905-1985. Papers, 1942-1983. Relating to saving "Old Brick" Presbyterian Church in Iowa City. 6 ft.  (12 boxes) (Ms 165)

Beall, Walter H., 1871-1944. Papers, 1913-1959. West Union editor and publisher. 1 ft. (2 boxes).  (Ms 60)

Becker, William, 1874-1961. Papers, 1879-1921. Elkader legislator, 1915-1921, and wife, Mollie Schmidt Becker. 1 ft. (2 boxes).  (Ms 32)

Beecher, Loyd and Rexine. Papers, ca. 1950-1980. Farmers, shorthorn cattle breeders and genealogists from Union. 20 ft. (36 boxes). (Ms 136)

Beed, James H., 1835-1921. Papers, 1850-1954. Devonshire, England; Hampton and Waverly businessman and farmer. Also served in 4th Iowa Cavalry. 2 ft. (4 boxes).  (Ms 59)

Black, Paul W., 1887-? Notes on lynching in Iowa, compiled 1910-1912. 1 ft.  (2 boxes). (Ms 94)

Booker, Edna. Papers, 1965-1982. Iowa City. Active in volunteer activities: Veterans Administration, Goodwill Industries, etc. 3 ft.  (5 boxes, 1 vol.) (Ms 151)

Boston Evening Globe Transcripts. Scrapbook of genealogical newspaper clippings, 1914-1935.  2 ft. (2 boxes). (Ms  140)

Bristol, Myrl Lewark. Papers, 1925-1981. Iowa City writer, scholar and student of mysticism. 4 ft.  (7 boxes). (Ms 155)

Brown, Aaron, 1822-1904. Papers, 1850-1875. Fayette legislator, Civil War colonel, Register of State Land Office. 1 ft. (2 boxes). (Ms 38)

Brown, Robert C. Papers and photographs, 1886-2001. Coralville railroad historian and collector. 3 ft. (4 boxes). (Ms 230)

Bruns, Armin R., 1892-1977. Papers, ca. 1934-1974. Davenport businessman and seed dealer. 2 ft. (3 boxes). (Ms 5)

Byington, LeGrand W., 1816-1907. Papers, 1852-1882. Iowa City farmer, real estate agent and Democrat. 3 ft.  (7 boxes). (Ms 216)

Campbell, Macy. Papers, 1917-1919. Chairman of Blackhawk County Liberty Loan drive. 1 ft. (2 boxes). (Ms 77)

Carpenter, Cyrus Clay, 1829-1898. Papers, 1845-1914. Ft. Dodge. Governor and Congressman. 9 ft.  (22 boxes). (Ms 129)

Carr, Isaac N., 1836-1923. Papers, 1961-1920. Farmer, GAR member, served in 11th Iowa Infantry in Civil War. 3 ft. (6 boxes).  (Ms 132)

Case, Ethel, 1891-? Diaries, [1916-1974] of West Liberty school teacher and her sister, Bertha (Case) Babbitt, 1883-?, Diaries, 1935-1960. 2 1/2 ft. (5 boxes). (Ms 199)

Chapman family. Papers, 1855-1865. Civil War letters between Philo Judson Chapman of the 3rd Iowa Infantry and Sarah Florence Chapman. 1.5 ft. (3 boxes) (Ms 233)

Citizens Historical Society. Biographical sketches, 1938-1940. 1 ft. (3 boxes).  (Ms 54)

Civil War, 7th Infantry Regiment. 2 ft. (3 boxes).  (Ms 96)

Clark, Lou E. Papers 1909-1941. Member of American Legion, Iowa National Guard, Engineers, Co. A, World War I. 1 ft. (2 boxes). (Ms 107)

Clasen, Dorothy, 1907-1984. Papers, 1860-1984. Dubuque genealogist. 3 ft. (4 boxes). (Ms 214)

Clasen-Thomarsen Papers. Papers, 1915-1934. Edward Thomarsen, Le Mars insurance agent and investor. Invest­ments in Iowa and Nevada real estate, and in the Gopher Iron Co. of Minneapolis, Minnesota. 9 ft.  (17 boxes). (Ms 139)

Clement, Roena Gates, 1893-? Papers, 1886-1978. Des Moines art teacher.  1 ft. (2 boxes). (Ms 116)

Coffman, Virgil S.  Papers, 1929-1968. Farm accounts from near South English. 1 ft. (2 boxes). (Ms 240)

Cole, Cyrenus, 1863-1939. Papers, 1893-1936. Cedar Rapids editor, author, and congress­man. 2 ft. (2 boxes). (Ms 29)

Cole-Throop. Papers, 1850-1900. Mt. Pleasant social activist Cordelia Throop Cole and Unitarian minister, William Remy Cole. 2 ft.  (4 boxes). (Ms 171)

Committee to Save Bloody Run. Records, 1983-1989. McGregor environmental group. 1 ft.  (2 boxes). (Ms 201)

Cook-Stevens family. Papers and photographs, 1890-1962. New London and Burlington families. ½ ft. (1 box). (Ms 226)

Cordaro, Frank, 1951- . Papers, 1976-2001. Des Moines Catholic priest and advocate for social justice. 1 ½ ft. (3 boxes). (Ms 223)

Cummins family. Papers, 1869-1998. Ute family farm diaries and papers related to R. Tait Cummins’ career as sports broadcaster in Cedar Rapids.  2 ft. (3 boxes). (Ms 218)

Davis, Mrs. Lloyd (Laura). Mechanicsville, Iowa. Papers, 1863-1908. Account books  of several Mechanicsville businesses: 5 vols. from G. A. Eagerty Dry Goods Store and 2 others. 1 ft. (1 box 3 vols.) (Ms  135)

Dawson, Albert, 1879-1949 Scrapbooks, 1886-1936. Preston, Clinton, and Davenport banker and Iowa Congressman. 4 ft. (4 boxes).  (Ms 66)

De Quille, Dan. Papers, 1860s-1890s, 1920s-1950s. Photocopies of originals. Virginia City, Nevada, novelist and friend of Mark Twain.  1 ft. (1 box). (Ms 172)

Des Moines Federal Office Building.  Objects and documents from cornerstone, 1853-1868. 1 ft. and roll of plans. (Ms 1)

Dillon, John F., 1831-1914. Papers, 1850, 1879-1913. Davenport and New York, lawyer, judge. 1 ft. (2 boxes). (Ms 33)

Dodge, Augustus C., 1812-1883. Papers, 1836-1883. Burlington lawyer and congressman. 1 ft. (3 boxes). (Ms 49)

Dolliver, Jonathan P., 1858-1910. Papers, 1860-1935. U.S. Senator and Chautauqua speaker. 50 ft.  (115 boxes). (Ms 98)

Donovan, Clifford. Correspondence and business reports, 1926-1950. Engineer and road builder. 1 ft. (2 boxes). (Ms 138)

Douglas, William R. (Bill). Papers, 1976-1991. Iowa City and Des Moines Christian pacifist active in the Iowa Socialist Party. 7 ft. (9 boxes).  (Ms 219)

Downey Grange No. 2087, 1907-1957. Local records for Downey chapter and National Grange items. ½ ft. (1 box)  (Ms 182)

Dreier, William, 1890-1969. Papers, 1953-1968. Grinnell, retired farmer, White House Conference on Aging, 1960. 1 ft. (2 boxes). (Ms 121)

Dubuque Academy of Music. Scrapbooks, 1880-1940. 2 ft.  (2 boxes). (Ms 194)

Dykstra, Robert R. Papers, ca. 1980-1993. Research files for Bright Radical Star: Black Freedom and White Supremacy on the Hawkeye Frontier. 7 ft. (17 boxes). (Ms 231)

Eaton, Linda. Papers, 1974-1980. Legal files and correspondence concerning civil rights case of Iowa City firefighter fired for breastfeeding infant on the job. 5 ft.  (10 boxes). (Ms 160)

Edwards, Mabel. Papers, 1950-1971. Iowa City, active in Institute of Gerontology, Iowa Commission on Aging, retirement and nursing home newsletters. 5 ft.  (8 boxes). (Ms 120)

Ellis, Franny McQuitty. Papers, 1912-1960s. Marengo school teacher who taught in Ames, Randolph, and Amana. 10 ft. (10 boxes). (Ms 197)

Ellwood, J. M., ?-1880. Papers, 1856-1877, 1880? Des Moines lawyer.  1 ft. (3 boxes). (Ms 34)

Elson, Jeremiah and Mollie. Papers, 1859-1937. Civil War soldier’s correspondence and woman’s diary of first winter in Dakota territory. ¼ ft. (1 box). (Ms 186)

Emmons, Sara B. Hodgin, 1889-1991. Papers, 1870-1974. Whittier teacher active in local Society of Friends meetings. 1 ft. (1 box, 3 vols.). (Ms 192)

Enlow family. Papers, 1850?-1941. West Branch, etc. Farmers, lawyer, etc. Samuel Enlow and family including surnames, Crew, Hollingsworth, Steer. 1 ft. (2 boxes). (Ms 46)

Entler, John S., 1852-? Scrapbooks, ca. 1860-1915. Bonaparte.  Includes information on bicyling, boxing, baseball, local obituaries, etc. 6 ft. (28 vols.). (Ms 112)

Evans, William T., 1869-? Papers, 1889-1960? Parkersburg lawyer and legislator. 3 ft. (5 boxes).  (Ms 35)

Falvey, Katherine, 1904-   , and Lawrence, 1901-1957. Papers, 1952-1963. Members of the Iowa General Assembly from Albia. 4 ft. (3 boxes).  (Ms 56)

Field, Henry P., 1871-1949. Shenandoah.  Papers, 1846-1955. Nurseryman, seedman and radio personality. 6 ft. (8 boxes). (Ms  134)

Fisher, Irving, and Alexis Crane Hart Family. Papers, 1860-1958. Allison, Iowa, farm family and livestock operation. 8 ft. (15 boxes).  (Ms 24)

Franke, Carl, 1871-1940. Papers, 1900-1924. Parkersburg and Mason City. Real estate businessman, Republican State Central Committee Chairman. 1 ft. (2 boxes).  (Ms 61)

Foley-Reilly family. Papers and photographs, 1874-1960s. New Hampton businessman active in Democratic Party; includes papers of World War II correspondent.  3 ft. (6 boxes). (Ms 224)

Fort Atkinson. Research Files, 1840-1856, 1970s-1980s. 5 ft. (6 boxes).  (Ms 173)

Fry, Lloyd A. Papers, 1931-1938. Kalona and Ames. Veterinarian and farmer who attended Iowa State University. Also letters written by mother regarding farm life. ¼ ft. (1 box). (Ms 187).

Garnett, Wilma Leslie, 1893-1992. Papers and photographs, 1861-1992. Writer, Professor of English at Kent State University, involved in Cambodian affairs and building of elderly housing. 25 ft.  (47 boxes). (Ms 211 and PA 160)

Gifford, Alice Mary. Photo albums and scrapbooks, 1900-1976. Iowa City. 2 ft. (1 box, 2 vols.).     (Ms 104)

Glesne, Dr. Otto N., 1899-? Papers, 1926-1969. Fort Dodge physician.  1 ft. (3 boxes). (Ms 84)

Goosetown Neighborhood, Iowa City, Iowa.  Papers, 1863-2000. Research files created by Marybeth Slonneger. 3 ft. (6 boxes). (Ms 244)

Gribben, Ray, 1885-? Papers, 1869-1960. Minburn farmer. 4 ft. (7 boxes). (Ms 42)

Grizel, Della A. 1933-53. Report of an investigation of assessment conditions in Iowa City. 1 ft. (2 boxes). (Ms 175)

Guthrie family. Papers, 1903-1960. Primarily diaries of James Guthrie and Irma Tabor Guthrie, Quaker ministers in several Iowa communities. 2 ft. (2 boxes). (Ms 148)

Hackett, Dr. James F. Papers, 1904-1907. Kellogg physician and novelist. 1 ft.  (2 boxes). (Ms 83)

Hagen, Jean, 1960- . Papers, 1975-1998. Iowa City AIDS activist and member of Iowa Socialist Party. ½ ft. (1 box).  (Ms 222)

Hauge, Herbert, 1906-1978. Papers, Des Moines attorney and representative, served in European theater in World War II. 6 ft. (7 boxes). (Ms 81)

Haugen, Gilbert N., 1859-1933. Papers, 1882-1940. Northwood congressman. 80 ft.  (189 boxes). (Ms 99)

Hawtrey, William, 1901-1968. Papers, 1934-1976. Oskaloosa, Iowa City. Episcopal minister. 2 ft.  (5 boxes). (Ms 113)

Hemphill family. Papers, 1852-1943. Johnson County family farmers, telephone company workers, and teachers.  Includes Civil War letters describing 22nd Iowa Infantry. 2 ft. (4 boxes).  (Ms 225)

Henrickson, Elizabeth. Papers, 1922-1988.   Clinton teacher. 1 ft. (2 boxes).  (Ms 198)

Henry, John M., 1845-? Papers, 1949-1977. Des Moines farmer, also includes Flying Hoofs of Iowa records. 1 ½ ft. (3 boxes).  (Ms 119)

Hillis, Cora Bussey, 1858-1924. Papers, 1865-1954. Des Moines promoter of child welfare. 1 ft. (2 boxes). (Ms 72)

Hinton, Clara, 1894-1987. Papers, 1858-1987. Hedrick and Iowa City family papers. 15 ft.  (30 boxes). (Ms 170)

Holmes, Chrystal. Papers, 1932-1979. Iowa City and Stanton, school teacher who taught Indian history. 1 ½ ft. (3 boxes).  (Ms 126)

Hoover Birthplace Grange, No. 2224. Records, 1951-1957. Local records of West Branch Grange. ½ ft. (1 box). (Ms 190)

Horton, Carol Larsen. Papers, 1956-1980. Des Moines and Iowa City vocalist. Performance programs, clippings, correspondence. 2 ft. (4 boxes).  (Ms 137)

Houghton, Dorothy, 1890-1972. Papers 1935-1964. Red Oak club woman, active in Republican Party, refugee relief official. 8 ft. (10 boxes). (Ms 27)

Huftalen, Sarah, 1865-1955. Papers, 1838-1952. Delaware and Page County teacher. Includes diaries of mother, Emily Hawley Gillespie, 1838-1888. 6 ft. (13 boxes).  (Ms 10)

Immer, Esther, 1902-1970. Papers, 1919-1969. Charles City and Des Moines.  Executive Secretary, Iowa Commission on Children and Youth. 3 ft. (8 box­es). (Ms 90)

Inman, Gwendolyn Patton, 1907-1995. Papers, 1930-1975. Teacher, librarian and family historian. 1 ½ ft. (2 boxes). (Ms 215)

Iowa City Engineers Club. Records, 1924-1964. 1 ft.  (1 box) (Ms 183)

Iowa Farm Bureau Women. Records, 1963-1985. Histories of county organizations. 2 ½ ft.  (4 boxes). (Ms 18)

Iowa Universalist Convention, Iowa City. Records, 1879-1974. Founded in 1843, merged with Unitarian Church in 196l. 11 ft.  (20 boxes). (Ms 145)

Iowa Commission on the Aging Essay contest, 1976-1978. 3 ft. (5 boxes).  (Ms 89)

Iowa Mothers Association. Records, 1960-2005. 2 ft. (2 boxes + volumes on shelf). (Ms 180)

Iowa Commission of the Status of Women. Writing competition for National Women's History Week, March 1985-1988. 1 ft. (2 boxes). (Ms 169)

Irish-Preston families. Papers, 1832-1972. Iowa City & Davenport. 13 ft.  (23 boxes). (Ms 105)

Jaggard, Louis F., 1880?-1951. Papers, 1909-1944. Medical Missionary, Africa. 1 ft. (2 boxes). (Ms 95)

Jepsen, Roger. Papers, 1972-1986. Republican U. S. Senator from Davenport, Lt. Governor. 480 ft. (Ms 123)  RESTRICTED COLLECTION

Johnson County Civilian Defense Council. Records, 1942-1944. Includes World War II Victory Garden and Canning, Blood Donor, Red Cross, etc.  3 ft. (7 boxes). (Ms 117)

Johnson, Donald, 1924-2000. Papers, 1942-1998. West Branch and Washington, D.C., Head of Veterans Administration. 47 ft. (Ms 102)

Keck, Jay E., 1890-1975. Scrapbooks, 1932-1946. Sioux City juvenile court officer. 4 ft.  (6 boxes, 20 vols.). (Ms 168)

Kennedy, Ronald F., 1910-    . Papers, 1899-1960. Southwest Iowa family papers for three generations. 4 ft. (7 boxes). (Ms 204)

Kent, Fred W. and family. Papers and photographs, 1858-1971. DeWitt and Iowa City photographer.   75 ft.  (11 boxes of papers). (Ms 210)

Kepler, Charles, 1841-1923. Papers, 1875-1926. Mt. Vernon attorney, Republican and Civil War veteran. 16 ft. (22 boxes). (Ms 12)

Kinkel, Lenore Sidwell. Papers and photographs, 1880-2000. Iowa City businesswoman and family historian. 1 ft.  (1 box). (Ms 229)

Kirkwood, Samuel J., 1813-1894. Papers, 1843-1915. Iowa City miller, Senator, Secretary of Interior, Gover­nor. 2 ft.  (5 boxes). (Ms 53)

Klassie, Sam H., 1892?-1973. Papers, 1925-1969. Renwick & Eagle Grove implement dealer. Also materials on son, Marlin, 1924-1945, who served in World War II. 2 ft. (6 boxes, 2 vols.). (Ms 86)

Krause, Robert A., 1950- .  Papers, 1974-1991. Fenton, State representative, farmer, and Council on State Government planner. 19 ft. (24 boxes). (Ms 85)

Krueger Family. Papers, 1910-1966. Charles City farmers, owners of hatchery, teachers, etc. 7 ft. (15 boxes). (Ms 30)

Kubby, Karen, 1960- .  Papers, 1979-2001. Socialist member of Iowa City council and social justice advocate.  1 ½ ft. (3 boxes). (Ms 221)

Lamm, Lawrence, 1923-1985. Papers, 1941-1986. Dumont, aviation schematics pioneer. ½ ft. (1 box). Ms 156)

Lana, Eric. Research files on Underground Railroad in Iowa, 1837-1838, 1848-1862. 3.2 ft. (8 archives boxes). (Ms 235)

Landers, George, 1860-1955 Papers, 1898-1955. Clarinda bandleader. 2 ft.  (5 boxes). (Ms 62)

Landers, Frank E., 1884-1930. Papers, 1880-1930. Webster City genealogist. 3 ft.  (7 boxes). (Ms 91)

Larew, A. J. Records, 1917-1986. Iowa City realtor. 2 ½ ft. (3 boxes) (Ms 181)

Larrabee, William, 1832-1912. Papers and photographs, 1848-1943. Clermont miller, Governor of Iowa, family papers.  12 ft. (18 boxes). (Ms 9)

Larson, Robert L. Papers, 1940-1971. Iowa City. Attorney General, 1947-1953; Supreme Court Judge, 1953-1971. 2 ft. (4 boxes). (Ms 115)

Lathrop family. Papers, 1829-1998. Iowa City family of farmers and teachers. 1 ft. (2 boxes). (Ms 191)

Laughlin, Melvin. Papers, 1919-1975. New Providence farmer. Account books, farm records, personal. 1 ½ ft. (3 boxes).  (Ms 125)

Lawther, William, 1847-1928. Papers, 1874-1927. Dubuque real estate man, and daughter Anna, 1872-1957.  Anti-Suffrage movement. 3 ft. (7 boxes). (Ms 48)

Lewis, Thelma. Papers, 1954-1963. Iowa City mayor, League of Women Voters officer.   1 ft.  (3 boxes). (Ms 36)

Liffring-Zug, Joan, 1929-   , and John Zug, 1913-1995. Papers and photographs, 1950-1995. Iowa City photographer, journalists, owners of Penfield Press. 108 ft. (Ms 176)

Lothrop, Charles H., 1831-1890. Papers, 1861-1894. Lyons, surgeon served in 1st Iowa Cavalry. 1 ft. (2 boxes). (Ms 97)

Louis, Henry, 1864-1953. Papers, 1891-1960. Iowa City, Louis Drug Store. 10 ft. (4 boxes, 2 vols. (Ms 106)

Macy, Jesse, 1842-1933. Papers, 1862-1941. Grinnell College political science professor, author, etc. 6 ft. (15 boxes). (Ms 17)

Maddix, Bill. Research files on African-Americans in Manly, 1913-1958.   2 ft. (2 boxes).  (Ms 207) RESTRICTED COLLECTION

Mahan, Bruce. Papers, 1863-1971. Iowa City, Research Associate at the State Historical Society. 2 ½ ft. (5 boxes).  (Ms 7)

Manville, Berten E., 1873-1965? Papers, 1894-1970. Iowa City realtor and candidate for Congress. 1 ft. (2 boxes).  (Ms 73)

Marshall, Russell and Edna. Research files on local history, 1950s-1980s. Ireton, Iowa. ½ ft. (1 box)  (Ms 234)

Marshalltown Scrapbook. 1890s-1928.  2 ft. (640 p.) (Ms 4)

Mather, Samuel. Papers, 1869-1951. West Liberty farmer. 1 ft. (2 boxes).  (Ms 68) (See also Mather-Bush Collection, Ms 162).

Mather-Bush Collection. Papers, 1845-1955. Iowa City and Cedar County. Quaker pioneers and farmers, University of Iowa professor, Women's Christian Temperance Union, etc. 26 ft. (39 boxes).  (Ms 162) (See also Mather Papers, Ms 68)

Mathews, Birdie, 1885-1974. Papers, 1950-1974. Danville teacher’s diaries. 2 ft. (4 boxes). (Ms 179)

McCarty, Dwight. Papers, 1905-1972. Emmetsburg Attorney. Author of law books, 1878-1975. 9 ft.  (Ms 2)

McClain Collection. Papers, 1844-1915. Emlin McClain, 1851-1915, law professor, Iowa Supreme Court Justice; father, William McClain, teacher and Academy owner). Iowa City.  10 ft. (25 boxes). (Ms 31)

McDonald, Irene, 1914-1985. Papers, 1953-1980. Mt. Vernon professional story teller. 4 ft. (3 boxes, 1 vol.). (Ms 163)

McKnight, Thomas, 1787-1865. Papers, 1805-1863. St. Louis, Dubuque, businessman, politician, lawyer, Register of Land Office.   1 ft. (2 boxes). (Ms 40)

McMillan, Claud N., 1876-1960. Papers, 1908-1960. Sioux City and Primghar Methodist minister. 8 ft.  (16 boxes). (Ms 88)

Mediapolis State Bank. Bank records, 1915-1933. Bank folded in 1933. Also known in records as Commercial State Bank and Citizen's State Bank. 5 ft. (4 boxes, 9 vols.) (Ms 142)

Metcalf, Herbert. Papers, 1910-1919. Des Moines, State Director of Iowa Public Service Reserve (World War I labor program). 5 ft. (12 boxes).  (Ms 74)

Meyers, Joseph E., 18__-1937. Papers, 1883-1953. Biographies of Iowa Quakers. 1 ft. (2 boxes). (Ms 208)

Middleburg Independent District No. 1. English River Township, Kalona, Iowa. School records, 1873-1965. 2 ft. (3 boxes, 1 vol.). (Ms 3)

Miller, Jack, 1916-1994. Papers, 1961-1983. Sioux City Republican U.S. Senator. 200 ft. (Ms 101)

Moffit, John T., 1862-1947. Papers, 1852-1954. Tipton lawyer and judge. 1 ft.  (3 boxes). (Ms 37)

Moffitt, Howard F., 1893-1982. Research files on Iowa City houses built by Moffit, 1987-1991. 1 ½ ft. (3 boxes).  (Ms 209)

Montgomery, Harold. Papers, 1928-1958. County Extension agent reports. 2 ft.  (2 boxes). (Ms 57)

Mosher, Martin and father, Lemuel. Papers, 1878-1970s. Muscatine County agricultural extension agents. 1 ft.  (2 boxes). (Ms 82)

Munger, Grant, 1885-? Papers, 1925-1974. Cedar Rapids veterinarian, active in Eastern Iowa Veterinarian Association and Cow War in Cedar County.   5 ft.  (4 boxes). (Ms 58)

Muscatine Migrant Committee.   Records, 1959-1980.   Organizational papers, constitution and by-laws, annual reports, clippings, and manuscript by Marilyn Jackson on committee. ½ ft. (1 box).  (Ms 158)

Nelson, Linda. Papers, 1978-1991. Iowa City Socialist and social justice activist. 1 ½ ft. (3 boxes). (Ms 220)

Norris, W. J. Papers, 1928-1932. Annual reports of Benton County Agriculture Extension Agent. 1 ft. (1 box, 5 vols.). (Ms 152)

Oleson, Clifford P. "Ole." Iowa aviation history material, 1967-1970. 1 ft. (2 boxes).  (Ms 133)

109th Engineers Association, 1918-1919. Papers, 1922-1984. Annual meeting, correspondence, scrapbooks, and photos. 5 ft. (9 boxes).  (Ms 164)

Orr, Ellison, 1857-1951. Papers, 1902-1950. Waukon archaeologist. 4 ft.  (9 boxes). (Ms 79)

Pan American League of Iowa City. Records, 1936-1979. 2 ft.  (2 boxes). (Ms 154)

Parker, Leonard F., 1825-1911. Papers, 1840-1925. History professor, Grinnell and University of Iowa, and wife, Sarah Pearse. 3 ft. (6 boxes).  (Ms 44)

Parker, George F., 1847-1928. Papers, 1878-1924? Journalist, diplomat. 5 ft.  (8 boxes). (Ms 45)

Parkhurst, Clinton, 1844-1933. Papers, 1862-1921. Journalist and author. Civil War veteran from LeClaire. 3 ft. (6 boxes). (Ms 16)

Parrott, Gen. James C., 1811-1898. Papers, 1851-1875. Keokuk.  Ordnance records of 7th Iowa Infantry, 1851-1875. ½ ft.  (1 box). (Ms 159)

Parvin, Theodore, 1817-1901. Papers, 1851-1874. Weather records of Iowa City. (17 vols.)  (Ms 23)

Pattee, John, 1830-1901. Papers, 1856-1882. Lt. Col. 7th Cavalry, Maj. 41st Iowa Infantry. 1 ft. (2 boxes).  (Ms 87)

Paxton, Darlene. Papers, 1826-1987. Research materials relating to Colonel George Davenport and family. ½ ft. (1 box). (Ms 108)

Peet, Mary Eleanor Armstrong, 1875-1968. Papers, 1891-1961. Johnson County farm wife diaries. 3 ft. (6 boxes). (Ms 213)

Pelzer, Louis, 1879-1946, and Mildred Pelzer Lynch, 1890-1985. Papers, 1897-1985. Iowa City.  University of Iowa history professor and Iowa artist. 7 ft.  (13 boxes). (Ms 109)

Pendleton, Charles Edmond, 1880-1983. Papers, 1895-1976. Storm Lake lawyer and mayor of Sioux Rapids. 2 ft. (4 boxes).  (Ms 146)

Phelps, Frederick O., 1938-20xx. Papers and audio recordings, 1967-1968. Native of Colesburg, U.S. Army Nurse, served in Vietnam Conflict, 1967-1968. 1 ft. (2 boxes) (Ms 241)

Poston, Eugene, 1883-1961. Papers, 1858, 1907-1961. Corydon lawyer and legislator. 3 ft.  (8 boxes). (Ms 41)

Powers, Elmer G. Papers, 1920-1942. Ogden farmer and diarist. 3 ft.  (6 boxes). (Ms 63)

Quinones Family. Correspondence of William and other sons during World War II, 1940-1953. Mason City hispanic family. 1 ft. (2 boxes).  (Ms  114)

Reinhardt, Kathryn Warner. Papers, 1970-1979. Family genealogist from Iowa City. 9 ft.  (9 boxes, 2 vol.). (Ms 166)

Remey, Charles Mason, 1874-? Papers, 1910-1940. Architect, author and lecturer. 7 ft.  (119 vols. in 7 boxes). (Ms 212)

Remington, Helen. Papers, 1907-1967. Cedar Rapids genealogist. 3 ft. (7 boxes). (Ms 20)

Remley, Howard, 1843-1923. Records, 1871-1900. Anamosa law firm of Remley & Remley. 13 ft.  (26 boxes). (Ms 13)

Rennie, Orville and Jane. Papers, 1875-1987. Relating to the Cherry Sisters, vaudeville performers from Marion. 2 ½ ft. (5 boxes).  (Ms 178)

Rhode family. Papers, 1942-1977. 1 ft.  (2 boxes). (Ms 205)

Richter, Dr. August P. Papers, 1884-1925. Davenport, Editor of Der Demokrat, 12 ft. (12 boxes). (Ms 103)

Riggs, Charles Randal. Civil War papers and artifacts relating to 2nd Cavalry, 1835-1909.  Clinton County and Sioux City resident.  Also includes African-American regime­nts. 1 ft.  (2 boxes). (Ms 8)

Roberts, George, 1857-1948. Papers, 1897-1964. Ft. Dodge native, banker in Chicago and New York City. 5 ft. (2 boxes).  (Ms 14)

Robinson, Richard, 1925-   .  World War II letters home, 1943-1945.  Cedar Falls. 1 ft. (2 boxes). (Ms  144)

Rohlf, William A., 1867-1941. Papers, 1885-1955. Waverly doctor and wife, Lottie Beed 3 ft. (5 boxes). (Ms 43)  (See also Beed Papers, Ms 59).

Roose stamp albums, 1857-1966. 12 vols.  2 ft. (4 boxes). (Ms 67)

Rosenberger, Harry C., 1885-1963. Papers, diaries, correspondence, sermons, writings, 1892-1964. University Park, teacher of religion and philosophy. Also records of Central Holiness University, John Fletcher College, and Kletzing College. 2 ft. (3 boxes).  (Ms 150)

Rosheim, David L. Papers, 1964-1985. Author.  1 ft. (1 box). (Ms 200)

Rowe, Lorin A. Papers, 1868, 1894-1925. Eddyville, Iowa. Manager of Opera House, water works and electric plant. 1 1/2 ft. (3 boxes).  (Ms 127)

Rundle and Platner Family. Genealogical research files. 1 ft.  (1 box). (Ms 206)

Samuelson, Agnes, 1886-1963. Papers, 1905-1963. Shenandoah, Des Moines, educator. Superintendent of Public Instruction, NEA President. 11 ft (16 boxes, 3 vols.).  (Ms 26)

Sanders, Cyrus, 1817-1887. Papers, 1836-1927. Iowa City farmer and surveyor. 1 ft.  (2 boxes). (Ms 51)

Savage, Alice. Papers, 1975-1981. Mt. Pleasant.  Details of daily life at "The Stone House." 2 ft.  (3 boxes). (Ms 153)

Sayre, Ruth B., 1896-? Papers, 1920-1962. Ackworth farm wife, active in national and international agricultural organizations.  16 ft. (32 boxes). (Ms 19)

Scattergood Friends School. Records, 1875-1981. Quaker sponsored school near West Branch. 20 ft. (41 boxes).  (Ms 188)

Scattergood Refugee Hostel. Records, 1939-1943. World War II refugee hostel sponsored by American Friends Service Committee. 1 ft. (2 boxes). (Ms 189)

Schottle, Emil, 1829-1910. Papers, 1876-1927. Lisbon, owner of bakery and restaurant. 1 ft. (2 boxes). (Ms 118)

Schroeder, Fred Herman. Papers, 1911-1922. Tipton.  World War I manuals, pamphlets, songbooks and personal papers. Served in Co. "C" of 338th Machine Gun Battalion, 88th Division, and received training at Camp Dodge. ½ ft.  (1 box). (Ms 157)

Seagrave, Sadie, 1882-1972. Papers, 1890-1961. Secretary at Oakdale Sanitarium and poet. 6 ft. (13 boxes).  (Ms 64)

Shambaugh, Benjamin F., 1871-1940 and wife, Bertha, 1871-1953. Papers, 1888-1953.   University of Iowa professor and Superintendent of SHSI. Iowa City author and photogra­pher. 11 ft. (16 boxes).  (Ms 100)

Sheffield, Vernon, 1904-1979. Papers, 1909-1979. Chautauqua musician and teacher of mathematics and music. 1 ft. (1 box). (Ms 228)

Slimmer, Abram, 1835-1917? Papers, 1872-1903. Waverly banker, livestock dealer, philan­thropist. 1 ft.  (3 boxes). (Ms 52)

Smyth, Robert, 1814-1898. Papers, 1845-1869. Mt. Vernon.  Civil War Paymaster. 4 ft. (9 boxes). (Ms 21)

Soper and Alexander law firm. Records, 1882-1920, 1933-1936. Estherville.  10 ft. (20 boxes, 7 vols.). (Ms 75)

Spirit Lake Massacre and Gardner Cabin. Research files and reports prepared by Richard Latch, 1973. 1 ft. (1 box) 192 folders and 6 vols. (Ms 122)

Stach and Harvat Collection. Papers, 1910-1930. Iowa City family. 1 ft.  (2 boxes). (Ms 195)

State Historical Society of Iowa & Iowa Federation of Women's Clubs, Essay Contest, 1923. High school students writing essays on grandparents or town history. 11 ft. (22 boxes).  (Ms 22)

Stronks, James B. Papers, 1911-1984. Iowa City businessman’s diaries. 3 ft.  (4 boxes). (Ms 184)

Swisher, Jacob, 1884-1976. Papers, 1922-1970. Iowa City, Research Associate for State Historical Society. 4 ft. (8 boxes).  (Ms 93)

Tanner, Alfred J. Class notes from University of Iowa School of Dentistry, personal and patient records, 1907-1967.   Cherokee dentist. 3 ft.  (3 boxes, 3 vols.) (Ms 141)

Thompson Family. Papers, 1843-1968. Forest City, etc. Bankers, real estate, lawyer, etc. 8 ft.  (15 boxes). (Ms 130)

Thompson, Mardis I., 1903-1982. Materials relating to work with amateur radio, 1947-1982. 1 ft. (2 boxes)  (Ms 25)

Throckmorton, Job, 1819-1905. Papers, 1861-1865. Served in 15th Infantry in Civil War. 2 ft.  (3 boxes). (Ms 28)

Thurston, Lloyd, 1880-1970. Papers, 1898-1970. Osceola congressman. 3 ft.  (4 boxes). (Ms 55)

Tjernagel, Nehemias, 1868-1958. Papers, 1868-1976. Story City farmer, musician and author of historical articles. 3 ft. (4 boxes).  (Ms 11)

Townsley, Samuel S., 1852-1928. Papers, 1871-1974. Brighton, Iowa, etc. School teacher and superintendent. 1 ft. (2 boxes). (Ms 124)

Tracy, James B. Papers, 1964-1977. Correspondence, records, and architectural plans relating to Muscatine Community on Low Rent Housing, Muscatine Elderly Housing Project and Muscatine County Community on Aging. 4 ft.  (7 boxes). (Ms 161)

U. S. Food Administration. Iowa Division. Records, 1917-1920. 2 ft.  (5 boxes). (Ms 76)

UNI Price Lab School. Explorations in Iowa History Project research papers, 1974-1976. 5 ft. (12 boxes).  (Ms 80)

United Spanish War Veterans. Dept. of Iowa. Walter G. Nagel, Camp #10. Daven­port, Iowa. Re­cords, 1910-19. 1 ft. (2 boxes). (Ms 6)

Ushers Society Genealogy. Papers, 1648-1996. Genealogical research files. 1 ½ ft. (2 boxes, 2 vols.). (Ms 217)

Van Der Zee, Jacob, 1884-1960. Papers, 1805-1958. Iowa City, University of Iowa political science professor. 1 ft. (3 boxes).  (Ms 70)

Vincent Clay Products. Business papers, 1911-1971. Ft. Dodge.  11 ft. (7 boxes, 6 vols.). (Ms 147)

Waite, John L., 1840-1924. Papers, 1857-1924. Burlington newspaper editor, postmaster, Republican, and wife, Letitia, author and journalist. 1 ft.  (2 boxes). (Ms 47)

Walker, Robert M. Chautauqua research material, collected 1980-1981. Correspondence, programs and reminiscences. 1 ft. (2 boxes).  (Ms 143)

Walker, Myron Joseph. Papers, 1849-1884, 1930s. Iowa City family, Naval officer in World War I and World War II. 1/2 ft. (1 box). (Ms 174)

Waymack, William. Papers, 1927-1961. Des Moines Register editor, Atomic Energy Commission. 61 ft. (123 boxes).  (Ms 128)

Weber, Irving B., 1900-1997. Papers and photographs, 1929-1997. Iowa City businessman and local historian. 20 ft. (40 boxes). (Ms 185)

Weitz, Alice. Papers, 1910-1953. Des Moines journalist. 1 ft.  (3 boxes). (Ms 71)

Welsh, Robert. Papers, 1967-1995. Iowa City minister and activist for senior housing. 7 ft. (15 boxes). (Ms 227)

Wick, Barthinius L., 1864-1947. Papers, 1853-1947. Cedar Rapids lawyer and author. 2 ft.  (4 boxes). (Ms 69)

Wilson, Jennie Shrader, 1838-1931. Papers, 1863-1930. 1 ft.  (2 boxes). (Ms 110)

Wortman, Rev. Verne V. Notes and manuscript for graduate thesis on: "The History of the United Presbyterian Synod of Iowa, 1860-1952." 1 ft. (2 boxes)  (Ms 111)

Winborn Collection. Genealogical research files. 6 ft.  (6 boxes) (Ms 177)  

World War I materials. 4 ft. (10 boxes). (Ms 78)

Wright, Henry. Papers, 1861-1865.   Relating to history of 6th Iowa Infantry in Civil War. 2 ft. (4 boxes). (Ms 50)

Wright, Thomas H., ca. 1841-? Papers, 1904-1927. Ft. Dodge real estate and insurance business. 2 ft. (4 boxes).  (Ms 131)

Young Family. Papers, 1858-1970s. North Liberty farm family (Dr. Miller Young and Maria Wray Young). 5 ft. (10 boxes).  (Ms 39)

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