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Guide to the Thomas Eyre Booth Papers

Collection Overview

Date Span: 1895-1924
Creator: Booth, T. E.
Extent: .50 linear feet.
Collection Number: MSC0361
Repository: University of Iowa Special Collections
Summary: Editor and publisher of the Anamosa Eureka in Anamosa , Iowa . Correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, a scrapbook, and other related papers.

Alternate Extent Statement: Photographs in folder 5

Access: This collection is open for research.

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


Preferred Citation: Thomas Eyre Booth 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

Booth, Edmund. Edmund Booth (1810-1905) Forty-Niner: The Life Story of a Deaf Pioneer...(Stockton, California: San Joaquin Pioneer and Historical Society, 1953).

Browse by Series:
Series 3: GENERAL

  • Box 1:
  • Folder 1: Correspondence
  • ALS from Sarah E. (Mrs. H. D.) Sherman to T. E. Booth, February 4 - 1902
    regarding the Secrest family
  • TLS from Buel R. Wood to T. E. Booth, February 6 - 1911
    regarding the Chauncey Wood family along with some notes by Booth plus a copy of Abe Wood's military record
  • TLS (copy) from J. A. Green to Samuel Calvin, November 30 - 1895
    regarding quarries in and around Stone City
  • TLS from M. W. Herrick to T. E. Booth, May 20 - 1911
    regarding early day lawyers in Jones County
  • TLS from A. E. Byerly to T. E. Booth, December 27 - 1924
    regarding John Matthews, an early resident of Maquoketa and Anamosa plus a newspaper article from the Guelph (Ont.) paper
  • ALS from D. C. Wood to T. E. Booth, August 5 - 1899
    regarding the Anamosa bridge
  • Series 2: MANUSCRIPTS
  • Box 1:
  • Folder 2: Manuscripts
  • AMs on early bridges in Jones County
  • AMs, "The Early Schools of Anamosa and Jones County," by Mr. and Mrs. T.E. Booth - 1922
    22 leaves
  • TMs, "Pioneer Churches of Iowa," by Gertrude Delevan (Mrs. T. E.) Booth - 1917
    6 leaves
  • TMs, "Notes on Early Marriages in Jones County," by T. E. Booth
    1 page
  • TMs (copy), "The Old Mill," by T.E. Booth
    1 leaf, along with some handwritten notes regarding the old mill property and its changes
  • AD Treasurer's account book for Anamosa Lodge 217 - 1895-1899
  • Series 3: GENERAL
  • Box 1:
  • Manual of the First Congregational Church and Society, Anamosa, Iowa. Revised and adopted, January - 1875
    pages 11-14 missing
  • Maps of Jones County, Iowa, Townships, in one volume.
  • Photographs of early Jones County Pioneers (8).
  • Xerox copies of newspaper clippings relating to the Booth family and their close friends.
  • Scrapbook regarding the W.C.T.U., Band of Hope, Flower Mission (pages 1-20), and obituaries (pages 21-155).