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This document describes a collection of materials held
Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1420
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).
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