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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Clementine M. Harris diaries

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792029993106]
Identifier: MS-0338
Scope and Content

This collection (1898-1937) contains ten diaries kept by Clementine "Clemmie" M. Harris between the years 1898-1911. These diaries contain information about Mrs. Harris’ daily life in Springville, Iowa. Included within some of the diaries are newspaper clippings regarding deaths of friends in Springville, as well as clippings about local events. The collection also contains several newspaper clippings, including an obituary.

Dates: 1898-1937

Emerson Hough papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792029567389]
Identifier: MS-0310
Abstract Emerson Hough was a writer and novelist born in 1857 to Joseph B. and Elizabeth Hough of Newton, Iowa. Before his success as a writer, Hough was a civil engineer and lawyer. He then wrote for various newspapers, eventually managing Forest and Stream's Chicago office. His writings included westerns, juvenile adventure novels, historical romances and outdoor sport and nature collections. This collection contains correspondence,...
Dates: 1891-1897

Henry Montgomery and Bernice Bernard Black Family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/8/12
Abstract Henry Montgomery Black was Professor and Head (1946-1972) of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Iowa State University. During World War II, he served as chief engineer for the Utah Beach landing during the Normandy Invasion, and retired from the military with the rank of Colonel. This collection contains papers, memorabilia, and photographs of the Black family, and the families of his first and second wives, Bernice Bernard Black and Alice Redington Black. The materials include...
Dates: 1850-1990, undated

Louise A. Carson and Lucia St. John Cook papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0314
Abstract Louise A. Carson was a resident of Burlington, Iowa during the middle of the 19th through the middle of the 20th centuries. Lucia St. John Cook (born Lucia Williams in 1830) was a friend of Louise Carson. Lucia married Rufus St. John in 1848. Widowed in 1850, she married Lyman Cook in Burlington, Iowa in 1861. This collection contains journals, letters, correspondence, clippings, financial records, and photographs. Materials are from the families of both Louise A. Carson and Lucia St. John...
Dates: 1851-1964, undated

Ralph Hugh Moore Family papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792029999293]
Identifier: MS-0456
Scope and Content This collection (1899-1973, undated) contains photographs, news clippings, correspondence, publications including short stories and poetry, and musical compositions written by Moore family members. The photographs in this collection include several of Ralph Hugh Moore at various ages, and photographs of each of his parents, John H. Moore and Elizabeth Mumford Moore. There is also a photograph of the Moore family, which includes four of Ralph’s children: Nadine, Kenneth, Rae, Marguerite and...
Dates: 1899-1973, undated