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Fred R. White papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/33

Scope and Content

This collection (1900-1974, undated) contains newspaper clippings, correspondence, pamphlets, photographs, blueprints, notes, and reports regarding bridge proposals, financing and construction of bridges in Iowa over the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers. Specific brides include the Lyon-Fulton Bridge, Le Claire Bridge, Muscatine Bridge, Clinton Bridge, and the Blair (Nebraska) bridge. The collection also contains annual reports by the Iowa State Highway Committee and reports concerning traffic and toll roads.


  • 1900-1974, undated

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Access Restrictions

Open for research; unprocessed collection. Materials have not been arranged or reviewed, and additional restrictions may apply.

Use/Re-use Restrictions

Consult Special Collections and University Archives. You must seek permission from Special Collections & University Archives staff before making reproductions of anything in this collection.


Fred R. White received his B.S. (1907) in civil engineering from Iowa State College (University). He was Chief Engineer (1919-1952) for the Iowa State Highway Commission. Iowa State University Alumni Association awarded White the Alumni Merit Award in 1952.


29.9 Linear Feet (23 record cartons)


This collection is open for research but has been minimally processed. The information presented in this record is accurate to the best of our knowledge, but may contain errors. Materials in this collection may be discarded during processing, and additional care or restrictions may be required during use. Staff may at any time restrict materials in this collection if it violates legal statutes, professional ethics, or donor stipulations.

Folders are listed in the order in which they were received.

Physical Location

This collection is stored off-site. Please contact the department at least two working days in advance.

Processing Information

Released on 2020-03-19.

RS 21/7/33. Fred R. White papers, 1900-1974, undated
June 15, 2020
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives Repository

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Iowa State University
Ames Iowa 50011-2102 United States
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