Collection Dates: 1969 -- 1973
5 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: March 2003
Note: Donated to the University of Iowa Libraries in
1973, by Mrs. D. L. Trowbridge.
Donated to the University of Iowa Libraries in 1973, by Mrs. D. L. Trowbridge.
This collection is open for research.
This collection is open for research.
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Delbert Laten Trowbridge (1903
-- 1973) was a businessman and Iowa legislator. He was the director of the
Iowa Retail Grocers Association and president of the Charles City Industrial
Development Corporation. He was elected to the Iowa legislature for two terms
but died before completing his second.
Scope and Contents
The collection is divided into two series: Correspondence and Subject files. There are two boxes of correspondence that include letters from Robert D. Ray. The remainder of the collection consists of subject files. Topics range from Charles City, Iowa, to the Iowa Development Commission as well as issues that he was involved with in the state legislature such as abortion, reapportionment, and taxation.
1969 to May 1971, including letters from Robert D. Ray and H. R. Gross
June 1971 to 1973, including letters from Jack Miller, Robert D. Ray and William J. Scherle
Abortion letters, 1971, 2 folders
Abortion letters, 1973
Assistance Grant Programs Study Committee
Charles City Activities
Charles City Industrial Development Corporation (2 folders)
Cities and towns -- millage
Clippings, photos, and campaign material
Commission on the Aging
County government -- Floyd
County school system
Dome Pipeline from Empress, Alberta, Canada, to Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Delbert L. Trowbridge Itinerary, 1971
Department of Environmental Quality
18 percent Revolving Credit Bill
Election year Manual, 1972
Fire Marshal Benefits Retirement
Food Stamp Program
Governor's Budget Hearings, 1970 (2 folders)
Governor's Educational Advisory Committee Higher Education, Schools
I-380 Corridor Public Hearing
Iowa Cities and Towns
Iowa Commission for the Blind
Iowa Development Commission (2 folders)
Iowa Educational Broadcasting Network
Iowa Farm Bureau Federation Materials
Iowa Highway Commission
Iowa Legislative Council
Iowa Liquor Control Commission
Iowa Tuition Grants Letters
Law enforcement (2 folders)
Legislative letters by D. L. Trowbridge
Legislative matters, 1973
Miscellaneous legislative material
Political contacts in Mitchell County
Portrait drivers license program
Public assistance programs (Aid to Dependent Children, Social Security Benefits, Welfare Reform, etc.)
Reapportionment (2 folders)
Removal tax exemption for some real property
Republican Party materials
Resolutions by cities
School aid plans
Turkey River recreational area
Unified trial court, S.F. 428
Veterans bill, H.F. 1300
Ways and means (3 folders)
Wine bill, H. F. 1056
World Food Exposition, H.F. 1156