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Margaret Morgan Hauptmann papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 21/7/226

Scope and Content

The collection (1939-1950, undated) contains newspaper clippings, photographs, and slides of Christian Petersen, his studio, and his sculptures. A collection of loose scrapbook pages contains newspaper clippings and photographs primarily showing Petersen at work on the Conversations sculpture grouping installed in front of the Oak and Elm Residence Halls. The photographs and slides show various sculptures sitting in Petersen’s studio and several show Petersen at work in the studio.


  • 1939-1950, undated

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Access Restrictions

Open for research.

Use/Re-use Restrictions

Consult Special Collections and University Archives


Margaret Morgan Hauptmann graduated from Iowa State College (University) with a B.S. (1942) in applied art. She is the granddaughter of O. H. Cessna, member of the first graduating class at Iowa State and longtime college chaplain. Margaret currently (as of 2010) resides in Salem, Ohio.


0.21 Linear Feet (1 half-document box)


The collection is organized Alphabetically.

Items in related collections

RS 13/22/10. Orange Howard Cessna papers, 1871-1940, undated

Related collection materials

For additional information on Petersen and his work, see the Christian Petersen Papers (RS 26/2/52).

Processing Information

Released on 2018-11-01.

RS 21/7/226. Margaret Morgan Hauptmann papers, 1939-1950, undated
January 22, 2019
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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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