Collection Dates: 1924 -- 1933
9 linear ft.
This document describes a collection of materials held
Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1420
Posted to Internet: January 2003
Acquisition Note: The Ed Hoyt Campbell Papers were given to the University of Iowa Libraries in 1969 by Mrs. Campbell.
Access and Restrictions: This collection is open for research.
Access and Restrictions: This collection is open for research.
This collection is open for research.
Photographs: Box 4
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Ed Hoyt Campbell
was born in Battle Creek, Iowa, on March 6, 1882. He completed his law degree
at the University of Iowa in 1906 and was admitted to the bar that same year.
Campbell's first elected office was as mayor of his hometown (1908 -- 1911).
He was then elected to the State house of representatives (1911 -- 1913).
When he returned from military service after WWI, Campbell was elected to
the State senate, where he served as president pro tempore from 1924 -- 1926.
He was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-first and Seventy second Congresses
of the United States. His bid for a third term proved unsuccessful and he
returned to Battle Creek and the practice of law. It was there that Ed Hoyt
Campbell died on April 26, 1969.
Ed Hoyt Campbell was born in Battle Creek, Iowa, on March 6, 1882. He completed his law degree at the University of Iowa in 1906 and was admitted to the bar that same year. Campbell's first elected office was as mayor of his hometown (1908 -- 1911). He was then elected to the State house of representatives (1911 -- 1913). When he returned from military service after WWI, Campbell was elected to the State senate, where he served as president pro tempore from 1924 -- 1926. He was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-first and Seventy second Congresses of the United States. His bid for a third term proved unsuccessful and he returned to Battle Creek and the practice of law. It was there that Ed Hoyt Campbell died on April 26, 1969.
Scope and Content
The papers of Ed Hoyt Campbell include office files, speeches, campaign material, and correspondence. They document his years as a State senator and United States Representative from Iowa. There is information relating to the department of agriculture, post offices and postmasterships, the U.S. war department, and veterans. Letters from J. Edgar Hoover, Milo Reno, and Dan W. Turner are included in the correspondence.
State legislative correspondence, 1924 -- 5; A-Z.
Correspondence and materials relating to theAmerican Legion.
Republican National Committee materials.
State legislative materials.
Campaign miscellaneous - 1928.
Campaign correspondence, 1928; A -- Z.
Correspondence, 1927; A -- Z.
Correspondence, 1928; A -- Z.
Congressional correspondence, 1929; A -- Z.
Miscellaneous - pictures, clippings, campaign literature, etc.
5 photographs, including: 34th General Assembly of Iowa House of Reps.
Representatives at Iowa State Capitol, 1911.
Officers of the 41st General Assembly, Iowa Senate,1925.
Portrait of Ed Campbell.
Official business files relating to: the 1930 census and related job requests; Requests
for the Congressional Record
Correspondence and petitions concerning tariff
Correspondence and materials concerning farm relief
National banks - receiverships, attorneyships, and examiners
LeRoy Rader correspondence
Federal offices files, including:
Comptroller of the currency
Bureau of Customs
Bureau of Industrial Alcohol (Prohibition)
Federal Farm Loan Bureau
Public Health Service - Applications
Applications for Coast Guard Academy
Bureau of Fisheries
Foreign and Domestic Commerce
Bureau of Census
Department of Aeronautics, job applications.
Ed Kearney - Mexican land dispute.
Bureau of Prisons - Keokuk site proposed.
Immigration and deportation
Federal Employment Service
Bureau of Prohibition, job applications.
Appointments to Judgeships.
Federal Bureau of Investigation, job applications.
Correspondents include J. Edgar Hoover.
Post Office Appointments and Investigations
Federal Offices files, including
Post Office Service
Rural Mail Service
Post Office - Division of Post Office Quarters
Post Office - Division of Postal Savings
Post Office - Office of the Solicitor
Post Office - Division of Parcel Post
Air Mail Services
U.S. Dept. of Agriculture
Bureau of Home Economics.
Bureau of Animal Husbandry.
Bureau of Entomology.
Bureau of Agricultural Economics.
Director of Extension Work.
United States Botanic Garden.
Secretary of War. Correspondents include Patrick J. Hurley, Sec. of War.
National Park Service - job applications.
U. S. Dept. of the Interior
Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Hoover Dam, Utah
U. S. Navy - Bureau of Navigation.
U. S. War Dept. - Judge Advocate General
U. S. War Dept - Office of Quartermaster General
U. S. Air Service - applications for
U. S. War Dept
Chief of Engineers
U. S. Marine and U. S. Surgeon General. Correspondents include Dan W. Turner, Gov. of Iowa,
Reconstruction Finance Corporation. Correspondents include James W. Good, Secy of War
Federal Home Loan Bank. Correspondents include Milo Reno
Federal positions files
Agathon - McMahon. Correspondents include J. Edgar Hoover (Hueschen file)
Federal Offices files (cont.)
Federal positions files, (cont.)
O'Leary - Strohm. Correspondents include J. Edgar Hoover (O'Leary file)
Regional Agricultural Credit Organization
United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland
Recommendations for State Appointments. Correspondents include Dan. W.
Paroles Correspondents include Dan W. Turner
United States Marshallship
William W. Crane - Ida P. Crane
Official business files
World War Veterans Legislation Committee
Federal Farm Board
Election Committee #3
Endorsements. Correspondents include Milo Reno.
KSCJ Radio, Sioux City, Iowa
First & Sioux National Banks of Sioux City Correspondents include Dan W.
First National Bank, Cherokee
First National Bank, Rock Rapids;
Farmers National Bank, Inwood.
Re-Districting the State of Iow
Official business files and speeches
Data for Speeches (2 folders)
Trip to Orient - 1933
Election Returns - 11th Congressional district, 1930 & 1932
Veterans Cases (Ahlwardt -- Hall)
Veterans Cases (Hess -- Noon)
Veterans Cases (Naffzizer -- Woodworth)
Postmasterships (Akron, Iowa -- Kingsley, Iowa)
Postmasterships (Lake Park, Iowa -- Sanborn, Iowa)
Postmasterships (Schaller, Iowa -- Whiting, Iowa)
Veterans Cases (Wagner -- Zane)
West Point Appointments