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Guide to the Elbert Family Papers

Collection Overview

Date Span: 1828-1895
Creator: Elbert Family
Extent: 1.00 linear feet.
Collection Number: MSC0042
Repository: University of Iowa Special Collections
Summary: Legal papers, diplomas, certificates of appointments, scrapbook, 2 issues of Keosauqua, Iowa, newspapers (1852-58), and other papers.

Access: This collection is open for research.

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

Acquisition: This collection was donated to the University of Iowa Libraries by Bonnie L. Elbert in 1959.

Preferred Citation: Elbert Family 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
Email: lib-spec@uiowa.edu
Website: http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/sc

Records of Dr. John Downs Elbert and LeRoy Elbert; also letters of Hon. Henry G. Little, Grinnell, Iowa, on Early Settlement of Henry County, Illinois.

Browse by Series:
Series 1: CIVIL WAR ERA NEWSPAPER CLIPPINGS
Series 2: GENERAL

  • Series 1: CIVIL WAR ERA NEWSPAPER CLIPPINGS
  • Box 1:
  • Leroy S. Elbert newspaper clippings and obituary - 1862
  • Book of newspaper clippings. - 1871
    Includes clippings from Denver Tribune, New York Herald, New York Tribune, Chicago Tribune. Many politial events described
  • Book of newspaper clippings posted in Old Land Book. May 1st - 1869
  • Series 2: GENERAL
  • Box 2:
  • John D. Elbert
  • Certificate of the Court of Common Pleas of Logan County, Ohio; John D. Elbert elected commissioner. October 21 - 1830
  • Genealogical Chart of the Elbert Family
  • Certificate of Appointment by Postmaster General U.S.A. of John D. Elbert as postmaster at Elberts, Logan County, Ohio. October 28 - 1833
  • Letter from Sons of Temperance, admittance of membership - 1849
  • Letter from J.W. White, Columbus, Ohio - 1856
  • Letter of administration in Van Buren County, Iowa, appointing administrators in estate of John D. Elbert, deceased, March 27, 1865. May 1 - 1865
  • Biographical sketch of Dr. John D. Elbert by Prof. John F. Sanford, read at Masonic Service
  • Correspondence - 1833
  • Correspondence. August 1st - 1841
  • Correspondence. May 28th - 1846
  • Correspondence, blue paper.
    Undated.
  • John D. Elbert (cont.)
  • Card of Membership in American Medical Assn. issued John D. Elbert, delegate from the Iowa Medical Society to annual meeting of A.M.A. St. Louis
  • Program of St. Louis convention
  • Invitation cards
    6 items
  • Admission tickets to lectures from the Medical Collge of Ohio
    11 items
  • The Medical Counsellor. Vol. I: No. 39. Sept. 29th - 1855
  • Catalogue of the Trustees, Officers, and Students of the University of Pennsylvania. Session 1852-53
  • John D. Elbert (cont.)
  • Diploma
  • Diploma
  • First Medical District of Ohio Certificate issued to John D. Elbert. February 27th - 1829
  • Certificate issued to Dr. John D. Elbert as Senior Member of Ohio Medical and Philosophical Society of Cincinnati. March 2 - 1829
  • Samuel H. Elbert-certificates and diplomas
  • LeRoy S. Elbert
  • Certificate of Commission of LeRoy S. Elbert as 2nd Lieut. Mounted Riflemen, June 24 - 1861
  • Certificate of admitance to Dialectic Society to LeRoy. June 19th - 1801
  • War Department correspondence appointing LeRoy as First Lieut. in the 3rd Regt. of Calvary. September 6th - 1861
  • Correspondence from Adjutant General's Office. February 28th - 1862
  • Correspondence . May 20th - 1862
  • Correspondence. September 19th - 1862
  • Correspondence. September 19th
    Undated.
  • War Department order appointing LeRoy as captain. May 19th - 1863
    2 copies
  • Envelope from Adjutant Genera'sl Office
  • Miscellaneous
  • Land Grant to Oliver Elswick of 40-acre tract in Monroe County, Iowa, February 1 - 1848
    3 copies
  • Fayette County-Deed. February 11th - 1865
  • Warranty Deed-Fayelle County, Illinois. January 31st - 1865
  • Acknowledgement, Wapello County - 1866
  • Warranty Deed, Monroe County - 1865
  • Warranty Deed-Polk County, Iowa. February 10th - 1872
  • Warranty Deed. March 5th - 1872
  • Copy will of Virginia Smity (Penna) - 1869
  • Warranty Deed. April 14th - 1881
  • Land Grant, Bloomington, Nebraska, March 6 - 1891
  • Check. June 14th - 1900