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Guide to the John Loomis Stevens Papers

Collection Overview

Date Span: 1873-1932
Creator: Stevens, John Loomis (1873-1932)
Extent: 6.00 folders.
Collection Number: MSC0005
Repository: University of Iowa Special Collections
Summary: Lawyer and politician of Boone, Iowa. Correspondence relating primarily to Steven's political activities, particularly in 1912.

Access: This collection is open for research.

Use: Copyright restrictions may apply; please consult Special Collections staff for further information.


Preferred Citation: John Loomis Stevens Papers, The University of Iowa Libraries, Iowa City, Iowa.

Repository: University of Iowa Special Collections
Address: Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-5921
Curator: Greg Prickman

Browse by Series:
Series 1: GENERAL

  • Series 1: GENERAL
  • Box 1:
  • Extracts from diary of John L. Stevens - 1873- July, 28 1932
  • Undated letters and materials relating to county chairmen of the Progressive Party in Iowa
  • Material including letters relating to the Des Moines River Land Claims and letters of J.P. Dolliver - 1881; April 14, 1896-December 16, 1898
  • Letters: including from J.P. Dolliver, John H. Gear, Leslie M. Shaw and Albert Cummins - February 25, 1899-April 6, 1904
  • Letters: mostly relating to the Cummins for President movement and formation of the Progressive Party. Includes letters from Albert B. Cummins - April 27-December 3, 1912
  • Letters: primarily correspondence with the leaders of the Progressive Party in Iowa. Includes letters from George W. Perkins - March 7-December 29, 1913
  • Letters: concerned with the Progressive Party - January 1-June 5, 1914

This collection is indexed under the following subject terms.

Personal Names:
Stevens, John Loomis, 1850-1933

Corporate Names:
Progressive Party (1912)


Geographic Names:
United States -- Iowa

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