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Archives & Manuscripts

Iowa

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Samuel J. Gummere manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-039
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of two volumes of Samuel J. Gummere's manuscripts about his time traveling through Iowa's prairies, and includes both poetry and prose.

Robert Lindsey journal

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-042
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single handwritten journal pages of Robert Lindsey's trip to visit Friends in Iowa. Entries describe the journey, including descriptions of the weather, travel by horse and wagon over the prairies, the dangerous crossing of the frozen Mississippi River, the history of the Quakers in Iowa, Quaker Meetings attended, and Lindsey's various travels throughout Iowa to visit various Iowa Quaker families.

Red Cedar Monthly Meeting minutes

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-023
Scope and Contents This collection contains one volume of minutes from the Red Cedar Monthly Meeting in Iowa. The minutes are comprised of responses to queries, descriptions of certificates recieved, committee reports, among other decisions of the body. In the back it also includes a list of letters received and returned.

Andrew H. Woods papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-M78
Overview Andrew H. Woods (1872 – 1956) became vice president of Canton College in Canton, China in 1899. He maintained his association with Canton College throughout the Boxer Rebellion and the dethronement of the Manchu Dynasty. Woods moved back and forth between China and the United States with his wife, Fanny Sinclair, who graduated from Bryn Mawr in 1901. In 1929, the couple and their children settled in Iowa. In Iowa, Woods worked as a professor and practitioner of neurology and psychology. ...