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Index to Finding Aids

Historical and Literary Manuscript Collections
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NAGLER, FLOYD A., 1892-1933. Floyd A. Nagler Papers. .5 ft.
University of Iowa professor of hydraulic engineering, 1920-1933. RG 99.0251 (Finding Aid)

*NASH, JOHN ANSON, 1815-1890. Papers of John Anson Nash, 1848-1890. 93 items.
Baptist clergyman and founder of Des Moines University. Church documents, correspondence, school bonds and contracts, etc. MsC223. (Finding Aid)

NATHAN, PETER E., 1935-. Papers of Peter E. Nathan. .25 ft.
Vice president for academic affairs, dean of the faculties, and provost. Also interim president of the University of Iowa. 1994-1995. RG05.01.17 (Finding Aid)

NATIONAL CITIZENS COMMITTEE FOR BROADCASTING. Records of the National Citizens Committee for Broadcasting, 1967-73. 24 ft.
Subject files, correspondence, photographs, clippings and other records. MsC459. (Finding Aid)

Documents having to do with Native Americans, including materials relating to the Sac, Fox, and Meskwaki. MsC 905. (Finding Aid)

THE NATURE CONSERVANCY, IOWA CHAPTER. Records of The Nature Conservancy, Iowa Chapter, 1953- .
MsC379. (Finding Aid)

NC92 NETWORKER DATABANK CONGRESS. NC92 Networker Databank Congress. 2.5 ft. Dates: 1991 - 1993.
443 indexed items generated by participants in the Decentralized World-Wide Networker Congress (August 1, 1991 -- March 15, 1992) (coordinated by the Crackerjack Kid - aka Chuck Welch) as well as additional materials documenting the congress. MsC783. (Finding Aid)

*NELSON, DAVID THEODORE, 1891-1969. Papers of David T. Nelson, 1948-1958. 611 items.
English professor and Republican Party official in Iowa. Correspondence and subject files relating to Republican party politics in Winneshiek County, Iowa. MsC176. (Finding Aid)

NELSON, EVELYN. Evelyn Nelson mss, 1925-1929 .5 ft.
Correspondence, photographs, sheet music, clippings and programs. Lyric for a New Deal song. Purchased 1982. Iowa Authors Mss. MsC869. (Finding Aid)

NEMEC, FRANK LOUIS, 1882-1934. Papers of Frank Louis Nemec, 1907-1943. 120 items.
Engineer. Correspondence, postcards, and photographs relating to the building of the Panama Canal. MsC359. (Finding Aid)

*NEU, ARTHUR A., 1933-. Papers of Arthur A. Neu, 1965-1979. 33 ft.
Iowa State senator, 1967-1972 and Lieutenant Governor of Iowa, 1973-1978. Subject files, correspondence, speeches, etc. MsC460. (Finding Aid)


*NICHOLAS, WILLIAM HALL, 1892-1984. Papers of William H. Nicholas, 1956-1971. 181 items.
Lieutenant governor of Iowa and member of the Iowa State Highway Commission. Correspondence, press releases, etc., primarily relating to the Iowa State Highway Commission. MsC288. (Finding Aid)

NIVER, JOSEPH. Joseph Niver Papers. 1 ft.
Papers on Traubel's interviews with Walt Whitman, Traubel's other publications; Earth journal, published by Niver;correspondence of Gertrude Traubel to Niver. MsC 525. (Finding Aid)

NORMAN, DEAN. Dean Norman Papers.
Creator of greeting cards for Hallmark and the writer of Wally's Woods. MsC 898

 *NORRIS, PAUL GIFFORD, JR., 1904-. Papers of Paul G. Norris, Jr., 1948-1973, 2 ft.
Editor and publisher in Marshalltown, Iowa. Office and family correspondence, subject files, and speeches. MsC283. (Finding Aid)

NORTHWESTERN MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY. Receipt book of the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company, 1867-1868. 1v.
Receipt book kept by Lay and Spaulding, the Iowa City, Iowa agent for this insurance firm. MsC30. (Finding Aid)

NOVICK, MELVIN R., 1932-1986. Melvin R. Novick Papers. 11 ft.
University of Iowa professor of education, 1974-1982; professor of psychology and quantitative foundations / statistics and actuarial science, 1982-86. RG 99.0229 (Finding Aid)

NUTTING, CHARLES C., 1858-1927. Papers of Charles C. Nutting, 1888-1926. 0.75 ft.

Professor of zoology and curator of the Museum of Natural History. Correspondence, journal, reprints, speeches. RG99.0194. (Finding Aid)

*NYE, FRANK T., 1912-1983. Papers of Frank T. Nye, 1942-1983. 18.5 ft.
Reporter and editor for The Cedar Rapids Gazette. Correspondence, subject files, and photographs relating to Nye's career with the Gazette. Includes information on Iowa politics and legislature, reapportionment, Herbert Hoover, and copies of articles written by Nye. MsC437. (Finding Aid)

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