MsC 411


Manuscript Register




Collection Dates: 1943 -- 1960

(Bulk Dates:1950s)

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


Posted to Internet: June 2002



Acquisition Note: This collection was donated by Paul E. Pfeffer in 1982.


Access and Restrictions: The collection is open for research.


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Biographical Note

Louis LeRoy Jurgemeyer was born in Iowa City, Iowa, on May 11, 1918. Educated at the University of Iowa, he was an attorney and held the position of the president of the state Republican committee. Jurgemeyer died in December of 1980.

Scope and Contents

The L. L. Jurgemeyer collection contains subject files, correspondence, and newspaper clippings primarily concerning Jurgemeyer's activity in the Republican Party.


Box List


Box 1

"Blue Print for Victory" -- a training course for Republican leadership

Certificates, 1952, 1960

Clinton, Iowa -- Chamber of Commerce, 1949 -- 1957 (2 folders)

Computer print-out of state election returns by county precinct, 1950 -- 1956


1950 -- 1952. Including letters from William S. Beardsley

1953 -- 1954. Including letters from Henry O. Talle, Bourke B. Hickenlooper, James Schramm, and William S. Beardsley

1956 -- 1957. Including letters from Thomas E. Martin, Bourke B. Hickenlooper, H. R. Gross, William H. Nicholas, Whitney Gillilland, Wiley E. Mayne, Jack R. Miller, James Schramm, and David M. Stanley

Box 2

Counter-intelligence advanced training school, 1943 (3 folders)

Iowa C. I. O. -- P. A. C. Manual

Iowa Republican county handbook, 1957 -- 1958

Miscellaneous Republican items, 1956

Newspaper clippings, 1954 -- 1957

Opinion survey of Iowa voters, March -- April 1958

Republican appointments, 1951 -- 1954

Box 3

Republican National Committee's Campaign School, June 18 -- 20, 1958 (2 folders)

Republican state conventions, 1954, 1956




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