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Guide to the Cook Family Papers

Collection Overview

Date Span: 1841 - 1912
Creator: Cook Family
Extent: 1.00 linear feet.
Collection Number: MSC0109
Repository: University of Iowa Special Collections
Summary: Diaries of Edward E. Cook, journals and ledgers of the law firm of Cook & Dodge of Davenport, Iowa, and other business and legal papers.

Access: This collection is open for research.

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

Acquisition:

Preferred Citation: Cook 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

Browse by Series:
Series 1: GENERAL
Series 2: DAY BOOKS: "COOK & DODGE"
Series 3: LEDGERS: "COOK & DODGE"

  • Series 1: GENERAL
  • Box 1:
  • 14 diaries. Cook, Edward E. - 1892, 1900-1912
  • Leather billfold. Cook & Smith
  • Inventory and correspondence concerning acquisition of papers
  • Box 2:
  • 5 notes. John P. Cook - 1872-1876
  • 12 insurance policies, mortgage and release. Eliza A. Cook - 1870-1886
  • Tax deed, 2 letters. Edward E. Cook - 1872-1890
  • 13 deeds, contracts, assignments, etc. Cook family - 1861-1865
  • 57 notes, assignments, etc. T. S. Faxton, Cook family - 1856-1868
  • 42 tax receipts. Eliza A. Cook - 1869-1887
  • 7 notes, letter, deed, and insurance policy. Cook family - 1860-1873
  • 25 tax receipts. John P. Cook - 1857-1867
  • 8 papers relative to settlement between B. F. Allen and estate of John P. Cook. John P. Cook - 1865-1873
  • 5 letters, list of property, deed. E. E. Cook, John P. Cook - 1860-1890
  • Court record of Drury vs. Clark. J. Wilson Drury - 1877
  • 26 tax receipts. John P. Cook - 1872-1885
  • 5 notes, assets, application for loan, etc. Eliza A. Cook - 1875-1882
  • 18 releases, deeds, notes, etc. J. P. Cook - 1854-1868
  • 13 deeds, lease. J. P. Cook - 1855-1879
  • 4 letters from B. F. Allen. E. E. Cook - 1872
  • 9 leases, deeds, settlements. Eliza A. Cook - 1864-1884
  • 15 leases, deeds, notes, letters, etc. J. P. Cook, E. E. Cook - 1863-1880
  • 48 receipts, letter to Hiram Price. J. P. Cook - 1841-1856
  • Series 2: DAY BOOKS: "COOK & DODGE"
  • Box 2:
  • No. 1: 1 May-31 December - 1880-1881
  • No. 2: 2 January-28 September - 1882-1883
  • No. 3: 29 September-15 September - 1883-1885
  • No. 4: 16 September-25 June - 1885-1887
  • No. 5: 25 June-29 April - 1887-1889
  • No. 6: 1 May-21 March - 1889-1891
  • No. 7: 23 March-31 March - 1891-1893
  • No. 8: 1 April-30 April - 1893-1895
  • No. 9: 1 May-15 February - 1895-1898
  • No. 10: 17 February-28 April - 1898-1900
  • No. 11: 1 May-31 October - 1900-1903
  • No. 12: 2 November-29 July - 1903-1907
  • No. 13: 31 July-30 April - 1907-1908
  • Series 3: LEDGERS: "COOK & DODGE"
  • Box 2:
  • No. 1: 1 May-11 September with an Index - 1880-1885
  • No. 2: ledger with an Index - 1884-1886, 1888-1890
  • No. 3: ledger with an Index - 1891-1892, 1895, 1897-1898
  • No. 4 : ledger with an Index - 1899, 1901, 1904-1908