Misc. 150.18

(Formerly Misc. 432)


  Manuscript Register



Collection Dates:1914 -- 1933
1 linear foot


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
e-mail: lib-spec@uiowa.edu

Posted to Internet: November 2002

Access and Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Photographs: Box 1

Ephemera: Posters, programs

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 Please read The University of Iowa Libraries' statement on "Property Rights, Copyright Law, and Permissions to Use Unpublished Materials"

Use of Collections: The University of Iowa Libraries supports access to the materials, published and unpublished, in its collections.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.

Biographical Note: Clark M. Eichelberger was born in 1896 in Freeport, Illinois and was known for being a lecturer on national and international affairs. Along with working as a lecturer for the Radcliffe Chautauqua System from 1922 to 1928, he was director of the Midwest office of the League of Nations Association, later becoming the national director, the vice-president of the United Nations Association of the U.S.A., and was heavily involved with the Commission to Study the Organization of Peace, which he helped found and held numerous authoritative positions. Eichelberger was also very interested in the United Nations, having written numerous books on the topic and was a consultant to the League of Nations Secretariat.

Eichelberger was also associated with the World Federation of United Nations Associations, the Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies, Citizens for Victory, the Non-Partisan Committee for Peace through Revision of the Neutrality Law, Free World Association, the Committee for Concerted Peace Efforts, and Americans United for World Organization. Eichelberger died in 1980.

Scope and Contents: The collection of Clark M. Eichelberger consists of two boxes of materials. Box 1 contains written works, business cards, correspondence, photographs, programs, lectures, clippings, and tickets. Box 2 contains written works and oversized items which are posters and sheet music.

Additional Resources:

The largest collection of the papers of Clark M. Eichelberger are housed in the New York Public Library's Manuscripts and Archives Division, http://www.nypl.org/research/chss/spe/rbk/mss.html

Rosa Kohler/ Radcliffe Chautauqua Papers Rosa Kohler was the wife of Clark M. Eichelberger.

Related Materials:

Records of the Redpath Lyceum Bureau, MsC 150  Please note the list of additional mini-collections of Chautauqua material at the end of the Redpath finding aid.


Box 1

"At the End of the Rainbow"

"Balancing World Gains and Losses," Polity, Vol. 1, no. 15, September 1, 1933


Business Cards

"Chautauqua Text-Book, no.16 Roman History" by J.H. Vincent D.D. [Includes front cover, title page, and autographed fly-leaf only]


1916 -- 1924

1925 -- 1926



"The Dawn of Civilization"

"The English and the Blue Eagle," Polity, Vol. 1, no. 16, September 15, 1933

"He Can Who Thinks He Can"

The International Lyceum and Chautauqua Association Yearbook, vol. VIII

Lecture Brochures

Lectures. Various incomplete untitled drafts

The Lyceum Magazine, August 1922 & November 1925

"Main Street vs. Broadway"

Newspaper & Magazine clippings, 1914 -- 1925




Radcliffe Chautauqua Tickets, 1922 -- 1928

Box 2

"The Red Horizon"

"The Speaking Audience"

"The Spirit of the Patriot"



Season of 1924 [two copies]

Arlington Chautauqua, July 28 - August 1

Perry, Iowa, June 17 - 22

Chautauqua Musicians

Song of the European Traveler from Freeport, Ill.



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