Papers of Donald C. Pierson, 1937-1973

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Pierson, Donald Charles, 1908-. Papers of Donald C. Pierson, 1937-1973

Papers of Donald C. Pierson, 1937-1973

The papers of Donald C. Pierson reflect his work for the Republican Party in Iowa. Some of the material is related specifically to Republican politics within Iowa, such as an Iowa Republican County handbook for 1958. Other items relate to national politics, especially the folders of photographs which have pictures of Presidents Hoover, Eisenhower, and Nixon campaigning in Iowa. Correspondence files include letters from: Robert K. Goodwin, Bourke B. Hickenlooper, Leo A. Hoegh, Louis B. Keyhoe, Faye Cashatt Lewis, Verne Marshall, David T. Nelson, James S. Schramm, and David M. Stanley. Clippings, speeches, and campaign material make up the rest of this collection.

Papers, 2 linear ft., (4 boxes)Photographs, 9 folders.

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Nelson, David Theodore, 1891-1969

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Martin, Thomas E. (Thomas Ellsworth), 1893-1971

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Hoegh, Leo A. (Leo Arthur), 1908-

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Republican Party (Iowa)

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Hickenlooper, Bourke B. (Bourke Blakemore), 1896-1971

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Schramm, James S

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Kehoe, Louis, 1897-1969.

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Pierson, Donald Charles, 1908-

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Chairman of the Iowa Republican State Central Committee (1954-1957) and businessman in Humboldt, Iowa. From the description of Papers of Donald C. Pierson, 1937-1973 (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 148796119 ...

Lewis, Faye Cashatt

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Author and doctor. Faye Cashatt Lewis was born in Carroll County, Iowa and migrated in childhood to South Dakota. She graduated from the University of South Dakota, Vermillion, and then received her degree in medicine from Washington University in St. Louis. She practiced medicine for a number of years (1943-1969) and also published a number of books about her experiences. From the description of Nothing to make a shadow : typescript, 1971. (Iowa State University). WorldCat record id...