MsC 133

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Collection Dates: 1872 -- 1934
(Bulk Dates: 1870s)
1 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

Acquisition Note: This collection was donated to the University of Iowa Libraries in 1975 by Ralph Smith

Access and Restrictions: This collections is open for research.

Photographs: Box 1

Electronic material: CD-ROM Box 1

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Related Materials

Iowa State Grange. Roster / Iowa State Grange, Patrons of Husbandry. [Iowa] : The Grange.
SPEC XCOL HD1485.I66 I68

Iowa State Grange. Journal of Proceedings. [s. l.]

National Grange. Declaration of Purposes ; Constitution and By-Laws of the National Grange ; By-laws of the Iowa State Grange and Blank Forms of By-Laws for Subordinate Granges / Patrons of Husbandry. Malvern, Iowa : Malvern Leader [19--?]
SPEC XCOL HD1485.P3 A3 1900

Woods, Thomas A. Knights of the Plow : Oliver H. Kelley and the Origins of the Grange in Republican Ideology. Ames : Iowa State University Press, 1991.
MAIN LIB HD1485.P5 W66 1991

Schwieder, Dorothy, 1933- comp. Patterns and Perspectives in Iowa History. Ames : Iowa State University Press, 1973.
MAIN LIB F621.5 .S38

Smith, Ralph William, 1888-. Newton No. 1, The Second Working Grange in the United States and the First in Iowa, and the Early Grange Movement in Some Iowa Counties [Newton, Iowa, 1967]

Oostendorp, John Anthony. The Cooperative Movement in the Patrons of Husbandry, in Iowa. 1870 -- 1878. 1949.

Throne, Mildred. The Grange in Iowa, 1868 -- 1875. Iowa City, Iowa : State Historical Society, [1949?] SPEC IOWA AUTHOR

Smith, Ralph W. (Ralph William), 1888-. The History of the Iowa State Grange, Patrons of Husbandry, from 1868 to 1946 . [Manchester, Iowa State Grange, 1946]

Buehler, Lillian Marie. Agrarian Discontent in Iowa, 1866 -- 1876. 1935.

White Pigeon Grange No. 2040, Cedar County, Iowa. Minutes, 1908 -- 1913. [Microform]
Main Media Collection Micro film 29842

National Grange. Constitutions of the Patrons of Husbandry: Issued by the National Grange, and the Iowa State Grange. Des Moines, Iowa : Carter, Hussey & Curl, steam printers, 1873.

National Grange. Constitutions of the Patrons of Husbandry, Issued by the National Grange, and the Iowa State Grange. Des Moines : State Journal Steam Print, 1873.
SPEC XCOL HD1485.P3 A3 1873a

White Pigeon Grange No. 58, Cedar County, Iowa. Secretary's Book, 1871 -- 1877. [Microform] 1871 -- 1877.
Main Media Collection Micro film 29842

McCaull, Robert. Papers. In Iowa Documents, MsC 897.

Box 1

Applications for Membership in the Beneficiary Department of the Iowa State Grange, 1878.

Clear Creek Grange (Jasper County, Iowa) records, 1872 -- 79.

Confidential circular, 1873.

Constitution of the Patrons of Husbandry. Issued by the National Grange and the Iowa State Grange. Also By-laws. (Des Moines: Carter, Hussey, and Curl, 1873.)

Executive Committee's Circular, Iowa State Grange, March 20, 1875.

Fourteenth Annual Session of the Iowa State Grange, P.of H., Des Moines, Iowa, December 11, 1883.

Grange Field Meet at Wilton, Iowa, June 12, 1908. (Program.)

Grange Crop Report, 1874.

Grange emblem, old implements. (Small wooden box.)

The Grange News. Vol. XV:no. 47. Old Harmony, Illinois. Saturday, November 21, 1891.

Grange organization dates in Iowa.

History of Hickory Grove Grange (Jasper County, Iowa), 1934.

Hong Kong Tea Company's Wholesale and Retail Price Current. October, 1878.

Independence Grange #461 (Jasper County, Iowa). Synopsis of minutes from secretary's book, 1872 -- 75.

Iowa Grange News

1993; July, October

1994; January, April, July, October

1995; January, July

1997; April, July, October

1998; January, June, August, October, December

1999; April, August

2000; January, April, October

2001; May, August

2002; May

2003; February, May, August, November

2004; March, August

2005; February, June, November

2006; April, August

2007: June

Jasper Cooperative Association (grange store), Newton, Iowa, 1876 -- 1889.

C. Jevine, Wholesale Grocer (Chicago), receipts, 1876.

Kendallville Grange #45 (Winnesheik Country, Iowa). Miscellaneous records and correspondence. Correspondents include D.W. Adams, Wm. Duane Wilson, and Oliver Hudson Kelly, 1871 -- 1893.

Kendallville Grange secretary's book, 1871 -- 1881. Photocopy of typescript transcription. (Gift of Don and Ilene Moore.) (Transcribed by David and Jean Holmes.)

Kendallvile Grange secretary's book, 1876 -- 1900. Financial records from 1877; secretary's minutes start in 1881.

Kendallvile Grange treasurer's book, 1875 -- 1889.

Kendallvile Grange. Photograph of the Grange Hall.

CD-ROM containing images of Kendallvile, including a photograph showing the Grange Hall. This CD-ROM also contains a copy of the Kendallvile Grange secretary's book, 1871 -- 1881. (Gift of Don and Ilene Moore.)

Box 2

Letter to Ralph W. Smith containing biographical information on Col. A. B. Smedley, 1941.

Miscellaneous Grange items, 1872 -- 1892.

Miscellaneous pamphlets and booklets.

Montgomery Ward and Company: the "Original Grange Supply House." Statements, receipts, invoices, etc., 1875 -- 77.

The National Grange Master's Letters no. 15 and 16 (May 1 and 3, 1943).

National Grange Patrons of Husbandry. Declaration of Purposes.

National Grange Annual Session. 1936. Address of Louis J. Taber, Master

Newspaper clippings, 1975 -- 1996.

North Eastern Iowa Council. Patrons of Husbandry. Constitution.

North Kellogg Grange, #1391 (Kellogg, Iowa). Secretary's book, 1873 -- 1876.

Osage Farmers Grange secretary's book, 1872 -- 1875.

Patrons of Husbandry, Newton, Iowa, 1872.

Patrons of Husbandry Certificates

Program Books

1997 -- 1998

1998 -- 1999

1999 -- 2000

2002 -- 2003

Regalia and sashes.

Revolution of 1873. Farmer's Declaration of Independence.

State Agency of Iowa State Grange, 1879.

Sugar Grove Grange (Jasper County, Iowa) secretary's book, 1872 -- 1875. Copy.

Sugar Grove Grange. #668. Secretary's book, 1876 -- 1882. Copy.

Thornton Barnes, Wholesale Grocer. Philadelphia, 1884.

Three pamphlets:

"Uncle Henry Wallace Favors the Grange," 1909
"Iowa Needs the Grange." by B. H. Hibbard, Iowa State College
"Granges for Iowa." by P. G. Holdern, Ames, Iowa.

Union Grange. #921, Otterville, Iowa (Buchanan County). Minute book, 1879 -- 1901.


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