MsC 63

  Manuscript Register


Collection Dates: 1893 -- 1920, 1922 -- 1940
1.5 linear ft.

This document describes a collection of materials held by the
Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1420
Phone: 319-335-5921
Fax: 319-335-5900

Posted to Internet: January 2003

Acquisition Note: This collection was given to the University of Iowa by Florence A. Draper in 1959.

Access and Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Digital Surrogates: Except where indicated, this document describes but does not reproduce the actual text, images and objects which make up this collection. Materials are available only in the Special Collections Department.

Copyright:  Please read The University of Iowa Libraries' statement on "Property Rights, Copyright Law, and Permissions to Use Unpublished Materials"

Use of Collections:  The University of Iowa Libraries supports access to the materials, published and unpublished, in its collections. Nonetheless, access to some items may be restricted by their fragile condition or by contractual agreement with donors, and it may not be possible at all times to provide appropriate machinery for reading, viewing or accessing non-paper-based materials. Please read our Use of Manuscripts Statement.

Scope and Contents

The Bockes collection consists of forty-seven one-year diaries of Elmer Bockes and Russell Bockes, farmers near Conrad, Iowa. According to his daughter, "He didn't always put down the temperature, but what they did every day."

Box List

Box 1

Diaries of Elmer Bockes

1893 -- 1914. 22 items
Box 2

Diaries of Elmer Bockes, continued

1915 -- 1930. 16 items
Box 3

Diaries of Elmer Bockes, continued

1931 -- 1940. 10 items

Diaries of Russell Bockes


1933 -- 1935. 5 items



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