MsC 49

 

Manuscript Register

 

PAPERS OF EDWARD C. EICHER

 

Collection Dates: 1899 to 1944

(Bulk Dates: 1899 -- 1901, 1935 -- 1938)

.5 linear ft.

 

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University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1420
Phone: 319-335-5921
Fax: 319-335-5900
e-mail: lib-spec@uiowa.edu

 

Posted to Internet: May, 2002

 

Access and Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

 

Ephemera: Folder 8


Photograph: Folder 8

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Series Table of Contents

 

Folder 1


Folder 2


Folder 3


Folder 4


Folder 5 -- 7


Folder 8

 

Box List

 

Box 1

FOLDER 1

Miscellaneous class themes and essays while a student at University of Chicago

"The Mennonite Settlement," history of Mennonite settlement centered on the town of Noble, Iowa (Washington County). 4 pp.

"The Literary Side of Farm Life." 6 pp.

"The Parting of the Ways" (short story). 5 pp.

"Aurora Headlight." 5 pp.

"Hobson's 'The Social Problem'," 6 pp.

"Argumentation," written for English III class, November 20, 1901. 2 pp.

"The Dramatization of Ben Hur," written for English III class, October 4, 1901. 1 p.

"Graustark," written for English III class, November 14, 1901. 1 p.

"A Brief Comparison of Shakespeare's Richard III and Marlowe's Edward II," written for
English 40, April 27, [n.y.] 3 pp.

"An Utopian Dream," written for English I, November 17, 1899. 3 pp.

"A Coalition," short story written for English IIIa, October 15, 1901. 5pp.

"Fraternities as Social Factors," written for English IIIa, October 15, 1901. 1 p.

"Some Anomalies of the Short Story," written for English IIIa, October 21, 1901. 1 p.

"Humility," written for English IIIa, October 18, 1901. 2 pp.

"Ethical Aspects of the Early Hebrews as Illustrated in the Book of Judges," written for
Ethics Ia, Jan. 23, 1902. 3 pp.

"Annihilated," written for English I, October 26, 1899. 3 pp.


FOLDER 2


"Daring Bank Robbery," typewritten for English IIIa, October 31, 1901. 2pp.

"Sol Dawson," short story written for English IIIa, October 29, 1901. 2 pp.

"Conceptions of Holiness Among the Early Hebrews, " written for Philosophy 2a, January
30, 1903. 3 pp.

"Retrospective," written for English I, November 10, 1899. 3 pp.

"Habit," typewritten for English IIIa, October 21, 1901. 4 pp.

"Daniel Webster," written for English I, n.d. 3 pp.

"Exposition," written for English III, November 19, 1901. 1 p.

"Avarice," written for English III, October 15, 1901. 2 pp.

"Ego," written for English II, December 3, 1901. 2 pp.

"Daniel Webster," written for English I, November 24, 1899. 3 pp.

"An Utopian Dream," rewritten for English I, n.d. 2 pp.

Untitled paper written for English 40, May 8, 1903. 4 pp.

Untitled paper written for English 40, April 30, 1903. 3 pp.

"The Art of Composition Epitomized," written for English I, December 18, 1899. 11 pp.

"The 'Medics'," written for English IIIa, October 3, 1901. 2 pp.

"Boer and Briton," written for English I, October 12, 1899. 3 pp.

"My Preparatory English," written for English I, October 6, 1899. 3 pp.

"Three Rides in a Patrol Wagon," written for English I, November 2, 1899. 3 pp.

"Desolation," written for English IIIa, December 4, 1901. 1 p.

"On Living in a Small Town," outline prepared for English IIIa, October 16, 1901. 1 p.

"Class Rushes," written for English IIIa, November 12, 1901. 2 pp.

"Old English Ballads," April 14, 1903. 3 pp.

"A Glimpse of Yellowstone Park," typewritten for English IIIa, December 9, 1901. 3 pp.

"Does Rushing Injure the University in the Public Mind?" written for English IIIa,
November 13, 1901. 1 p.

"The Passing of a Custom," written for English IIIa, October 4, 1901. 2pp.

"Retropective," rewritten for English I, November 10, 1899. 2 pp.

"A Nebraska Proposition," written for English I, October 20, 1899. 3 pp.

FOLDER 3

"Biographical Sketch of Edward C. Eicher," untitled biographical sketch of Eicher

"Edward C. Eicher: From Noble, Iowa, to Washington D.C.," two portions of a biography of Eicher
written by Melvin Gingerich, undated

"The Ballad of Charlies McCoffus," photostat and typewritten copy of poem

FOLDER 4

Correspondence, 1937 -- 1944. Includes letters from Harold Ickes, John J. Pershing, and
William Gibbs McAdoo

FOLDER 5 -- 7

Speeches delivered as Congressman, member and chairman of SEC, and as Chief
Justice of District Court, District of Columbia, ca. 1935 -- 1944

FOLDER 8

Clippings relating to career on SEC:

H. R. 5580, bill introduced by Eicher, February 12, 1935

Issue of Congressional Record, April 18, 1939

H.R. 9869, bill introduced by Eicher, January 7, 1936

H.R. 2731, bill introduced by Eicher, January 12, 1937

H.J. Res. 502, joint resolution introduced by Eicher, November 17, 1937

S. 2787, amendments proposed to bill S. 2787 by Senator McAdoo

H.R. 1531, bill of January 5, 1938

H.R. 8894, bill introduced by Eicher, January 10, 1938

H.R. 9632, bill introduced by Eicher, February 25, 1938

H. R. 10176, bill introduced by Eicher, April 6, 1938

H. R. 10610, bill introduced by Eicher, May 11, 1938

H.R. 10715-, bill introduced by Eicher, May 20, 1938

Program of 1941 Presidential inauguration ceremonies

Invitation to 1941 inauguration ceremonies (in envelope)

Photograph, Edward C. Eicher

 

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