MsC 105


Manuscript Register




Collection Dates: 1850 -- 1907

.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: April 2002


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Scope and Contents

This collection consists primarily of correspondence of the Bryan and Harriet Ward Bartholomew family describing life in Iowa, c. 1850-1910, especially related to settling in Iowa and starting in business in Des Moines and Chariton. It includes correspondence of the Ward family, Mel L. Webster, Salina Saltsgiver, F.H. Wyrick. and others. 213 pieces. This collection shares a box with MsC 106, the Martin Mericle Letters (1 folder).

Box List


Box 1

FOLDER 1 - Correspondence of the Bartholomew family, c. 1850 -- 1900. 62 pieces

FOLDER 2 - Correspondence of the Ward family, c. 1850 -- 1900. 22 pieces

FOLDER 3 - Correspondence of Mel L. Webster, 1883 -- 1889. 48 pieces

FOLDER 4 - Correspondence of Salina Saltsgiver, mostly undated. 9 pieces

FOLDER 5 - Correspondence of. F.H. Wyrick, 1893 -- 1907. 14 pieces

FOLDER 6 - Miscellaneous correspondence. 37 pieces

FOLDER 7 - Miscellaneous. 21 pieces




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