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Historical and Literary Manuscript Collections
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YAMBURA, BARBARA SCHNEIDER, 1917-- . Barbara Schneider Yambura Manuscript, 1962. 1 ft.
Drafts of A Change and a Parting, a memoir of growing up in Amana in the 1930s. Iowa Authors Mss. MsC733. (Finding Aid)

*YELLOW BARN PRESS. Records of the Yellow Barn Press, 1950-1994. 10 ft.
Private press in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Subject files, correspondence, mock-ups, etc. MsC487. (Finding Aid)

YELLOW SPRING COLLEGIATE INSTITUTE, DES MOINES, IA. Records of the Yellow Spring Collegiate Institute, Des Moines, IA, 1852-1900. 2v.
Typewritten documents relating to the formation and operation of the Yellow Spring Collegiate Institute and its successor, the Kossuth Academy. MsC34. (Finding Aid)

*YEWELL, GEORGE HENRY, 1830-1923. Papers of George Henry Yewell, 1847-1919. 1.5 ft.
Artist. Correspondence, diaries, sketchbooks, and photographs. MsC41. (Finding Aid)

YOCUM, CLOE MAYES. Cloe Mayes Yocum Collection of Script Photocopies, ca. 1940-2000. 6 ft.
MsC940. (Finding Aid)

YOSELOFF, MARTIN, 1919-1997. Manuscripts of Martin Yoseloff, 1946-1990.
Editor and novelist. Manuscripts for nine books, including No Greener Meadows (1946), his first novel. Iowa Authors Mss. MsC734. (Finding Aid).

YOSELOFF, THOMAS, 1913-- . Thomas Yoseloff Manuscripts, 1946--. 2 ft.
Journalist and publisher. Managing editor of The Daily Iowan as a student, later wrote for newspapers including the New York Times and the Omaha World Herald. Collection consists of drafts for A Fellow of Infinite Jest (1946), a biography of Laurence Sterne, and his own autobiography, The Time of My Life. Iowa Authors Mss. MsC735. (Finding Aid)

YOUNG (W.J.) & COMPANY. Records of W.J. Young & Company, 1858-1920. ca. 231 ft.
Correspondence, letter books, estimates, order books, sales records, cashbooks, ledgers, daybooks, journals, payroll books, account books, invoices, freight bills, loading slips, time tickets, canceled checks, trial balances, balance sheets, statistics on purchases and output, contracts, towboat logs, a pine land register, a manifest, and other records of the home office in Clinton and select branch offices. MsC550. (Finding Aid).

YUGOSLAVIAN VIDEOTAPE COLLECTION. Yugoslavian Videotape Collection, 1955-1989. 3 ft.
16 films made in Yugoslavia between 1955-1989. Most are subtitled in English. The tapes in this collection are in PAL format and do not circulate. VHS copies have been made, however, and circulate, for academic purposes only, from the Media Collection. MsC532. (Finding Aid).

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