Papers of Donald J. Mitchell, 1942-1968.

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Papers of Donald J. Mitchell, 1942-1968.

The papers of Donald J. Mitchell relate primarily to his political work for the Democratic Party. Correspondence files dating from 1942 to 1968, make up the bulk of the collection. There are letters from such prominent figures as: John M. Bailey, Fred Biermann, Chester Bowles, Paul Butler, Steven Carter, Merwin Coad, Rudolph M. Evans, S.J. Galvin, and Guy M. Gillette. More correpondents include: John R. Hansen, Averell Harriman, Lex Hawkins, Clyde E. Herring, Mike Hogan, Harold E. Hughes, Hubert H. Humphrey, Estes Kefauver, Alberta Metcalf Kelly, John F. Kennedy, Dale Kramer, Herschel C. Loveless, Edward A. McDermott, Edward J. McManus, Jake More, Donald A. Norberg, and Clark Rasmussen. More correspondents include: Arthur Sanford, Neal Smith, Adlai Stevenson, Stuart Symington, Otha D. Wearin, Lumond F. Wilcox, G. Mennen Williams, and Leonard Wolf. The topics found in the subject files range from political issues such as Congressional campaigns and Democratic National Committee reports to the Knights of Columbus.

6 linear ft. (14 boxes)

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Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell), 1891-1986

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Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965

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Butler, Paul M. (Paul Mulholland), 1905-1961

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Norberg, Donald A., 1910-

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Gillette, Guy M. (Guy Mark), 1879-1973

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Kelly, Alberta Metcalf, 1899-1994.

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English teacher and Democratic Party activist; resident of Nichols, Iowa. From the description of Papers of Alberta Metcalf Kelly, 1899-1994 (bulk 1920-1968). (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233106631 ...

Coad, Merwin, 1924-

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Williams, G. Mennen, 1911-1988

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Governor of Michigan (1949-1960), and Justice of the Supreme Court of Michigan (1970- ). From the description of Gerhard M. Williams papers, 1949-1960 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 495705218 Michigan Democratic Governor, 1949-1960; Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, 1961-1966; U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines, 1967-1969; Michigan Supreme Court justice, 1970-1987. From the description of G. Mennen Williams papers, 1883-1988. (Unive...

McManus, Edward

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Iowa state senator, 1955-1959; Lieutenant Governor of Iowa, 1959-1961; U.S. District Court Judge for the Northern District of Iowa. From the description of Papers of Edward J. McManus, 1942-1964. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 148795567 Lawyer, Democratic Iowa politician, federal judge. Edward McManus, a Keokuk, Iowa native, attended St. Ambrose College and the University of Iowa. During World War II he served as a naval aviator and pilot instructor. Aft...

Wolf, Leonard G. (Leonard George), 1925-1970

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U.S. Representative from Iowa and Agency for International Development official. From the description of Papers of Leonard G. Wolf, 1956-1960. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233107035 ...

Carter, Steven V., 1915-1959

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Attorney and U.S. Representative from Iowa. From the description of Papers of Steven V. Carter, 1915-1960. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233107093 ...

Loveless, Herschel C. (Herschel Cellel), 1911-1989

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Governor of Iowa. From the description of Papers of Herschel C. Loveless, 1957-1961. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233107543 ...

Rasmussen, Clark R., 1934-

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Kramer, Dale E.

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Democratic Party (U.S.)

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Bowles, Chester, 1901-1986

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Knights of Columbus.

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Hughes, Harold E. (Harold Everett), 1922-1996

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Wilcox, Lumond F., 1912-

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Hawkins, Lex, 1925-

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Herring, Clyde Edsel, 1915-1976.

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Lawyer and member of the Interstate Commerce Commission. From the description of Papers of Clyde E. Herring, 1959-1964. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233115417 ...

Sanford, Arthur Hawlwy

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Democratic Party (Iowa)

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Democratic National Committee (U.S.)

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McDermott, Edward Aloysious, 1920-1999.

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Biermann, Frederick Elliott, 1884-1968.

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U.S. Representative from Iowa. From the description of Papers of Frederick E. Biermann, 1932-1968. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233107040 ...

Kefauver, Estes, 1903-1963

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Smith, Neal Edward, 1920-

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Symington, William Stuart, 1901-

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Mitchell, Donald J., 1914-1975,

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Lawyer and Democratic National Committeeman from Iowa. From the description of Papers of Donald J. Mitchell, 1942-1968. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233112284 ...

Wearin, Otha Donner, 1903-

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Hansen, John Robert, 1901-1974.

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U.S. Representative from Iowa. From the description of Papers of John Robert Hansen, 1965-1967. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233106958 ...

Hogan, Michael Patrick, 1904-1969.

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Evans, Rudolph Martin, 1890-1956.

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Agriculturist. From the description of Reminiscences of Rudolph Martin Evans : oral history, 1953. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309737119 ...

Galvin, Silas Jackson, 1878-1960.

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Bailey, John M. (John Moran), 1904-1975

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