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Papers of Clarence Updegraff
MsC 484
Collection Dates: 1922 -- 1975

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Acquisition and Processing Information: Gift of Clarence Updegraff, Sr. in 1968. This was supplemented in 1994 by a gift from Ms. Updegraff Hardt.

Photographs:

Clarence Updegraff


Scope and Contents

This collection consists of Updegraff's professional papers which encompasses such things as his correspondence, speeches, exams, court briefs, materials for practice courts, etc.


Biographical Note

Clarence Milton Updegraff was born June 10, 1893 in Dallas Center, Iowa, son of Milton and Ada Adams Updegraff. He graduated from the University of Iowa College of Law in 1916. In 1918 he became a professor of law at George Washington University. In that same year he married Erna Busse. In 1924 he became a teaching fellow at Harvard University where, in 1925, he obtained his S.J.D. degree. In 1926 he returned to Iowa City to teach law at the University. He served as Vice-President and assistant to the President of the UI from 1934 -- 1938. He served as assistant attorney general of the state of Iowa from 1933 -- 1937.

Erna died in 1963. In 1964, Updegraff moved to California to teach law at the University of California - Hastings College of Law. He married Helen Hart Weber in 1971 and retired from teaching in 1972.

Updegraff wrote Regulation of Public Utilities in Iowa and co-authored the first edition of Arbitration of Labor Disputes. He is the sole author of the second and third editions of this book.

Updegraff died in 1978.


Related Materials

Records of the Labor Center

Papers of John C. Pryor

Labor History Resources in the University of Iowa Libraries, The State Historical Society of Iowa/Iowa City and the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library

Faculty Vertical File, Archives, Special Collections

Records of the College of Law


Box Contents List

Series I: Professional Materials

Box 1

1.0 Obituary for Clarence Updegraff

1.1 Correspondence (largely professional), 1927, 1928

1.2 Correspondence (largely personal), 1926, 1927, 1930

1.3 Correspondence (Cornell Law School), 1931

1.4 Correspondence (professional), 1927, 1928, 1929

1.5 Correspondence, newspaper clippings, ephemera (fraternities and clubs), 1926, 1927, 1928

1.6 Correspondence (Commerce Clearing House), 1928, 1929, 1930

1.7 Correspondence (professional, Association of American Law Schools), 1931. Also includes a list of judges

1.8 Documents and correspondence, (Iowa Child Welfare Research Station), 1930

1.9 Correspondence, miscellaneous

1.10 Correspondence and documents, (Collier & Son), 1931

1.11 Correspondence, miscellaneous and professional, 1929, 1930, 1931

1.12 Correspondence, (Yale University), 1923

1.13 Checkbook and register (personal), 1925, 1926

1.14 Missouri Bar Association Address, assorted materials, 1961

1.15 Pillsbury Company Speech assorted materials, 1961

1.16 Commencement Speeches assorted materials, 1935, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1962

1.17 Correspondence, miscellaneous, 1932, 1933

1.18 Kiwanis International Committee on Under-Privileged Child materials, 1928, 1929, 1930

1.19 Expense Account documents, 1932

1.20 University memos, 1926

1.21 Correspondence, miscellaneous, 1930, 1931, 1933

1.22 Personal documents (life insurance, will and testament)

1.23 Correspondence, miscellaneous, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933

1.24 Correspondence (University of Richmond), 1927, 1928

1.25 Committee on Student Living Conditions materials, 1929, 1930

1.26 Correspondence, miscellaneous, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1935

1.27 Correspondence (concerning the appointment to SUI), 1926

Box 2

2.1 Exam copies (Public Utilities), 1953

2.2 Exam copies (Torts), 1956, 1959

2.3 Correspondence (Association of American Law Schools), 1946, 1947

2.4 Roll Book, 1949 -- 1960

2.5, 2.6 Class Lists, exam copies, student papers, correspondence; Correspondence (National Association of Purchasing Agents)

2.7 Correspondence and documents (Bar Association questions), 1954

2.8 University of Iowa Freshman Handbook, 1928 -29; Iowa road map, undated; letter, 1963

2.9 Correspondence and documents (The Hoerner Corporation), 1946, 1947

2.10 Assorted speech and address materials, 1936

2.11 Correspondence and documents (W. H. Hartman Co.), 1946

2.12 State appropriations correspondence and news clippings, 1937

2.13 Correspondence (Association of American Law Schools), 1936

2.14 Exam copies (Taxation), 1943, 1945, 1949, 1950

2.15 Exam copies (Insurance, 1934, 1937, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942; Trade Regulations, 1943; Legal History, 1939; Legal Ethics, 1949, 1951), miscellaneous grade information

2.16 Exam copies and blue books (Public Utilities, 1959, 1961; Labor Law, 1961; Torts, 1961; Patent Law, 1961)

2.17 Correspondence (W. R. Boyd), 1933, 1934, 1936, 1937

2.18 Bond refunding correspondence and documents, 1936

2.19 Bond refunding correspondence and documents, 1929 -- 1936

2.20 Miscellaneous “C” file (University Club of Chicago, Cook Co. Publishers, Congregational Church, “c” correspondence), 1935, 1936, 1937

2.21 Articles of Incorporation, correspondence (Iowa City Chamber of Commerce) 1936, 1937

2.22 Correspondence (Paul Clovis, 20th Century Press), 1936, 1937

Box 3

3.1 Exam copies, (Public Utilities), 1936 -- 1960

3.2 Exam copies, (Torts), 1936 -- 1961

3.3 Publications, 1940, 1949, 1952

3.4 Letters of Condolence, memorial materials for Mrs. Updegraff, 1963

3.5 Miscellaneous ephemera

3.6 Checkbook and miscellaneous personal papers, 1944, 1945

3.7 Escalator clause correspondence and documents, 1941

3.8 Labor Law Reports, 1964, 1965

3.9 Correspondence and documents (ABA Railway Labor Act), 1951

3.10 Papers (American Industry; Anti-Trust Acts; Labor Law), 1941, 1942, undated

3.11 Checkbook, miscellaneous personal papers, photographs, and correspondence, 1944 -- 1956

3.12 SUI Legal Institute mock trials (?), 1956

3.13 Correspondence, miscellaneous, 1930 --1933

3.14 Correspondence about banking and insurance, 1930 --1937

3.15 Correspondence, miscellaneous ephemera

3.16 Correspondence with Merton Ferson, 1926 -- 1931

3.17 Post cards, business cards, 1922

3.18 Correspondence (L. R. Darr), 1925 -- 1934

3.19 Correspondence (Decker & Sons), 1922 -- 1928

3.20 Correspondence (Committee on the Revision of the Laws), 1926

3.21 University of Iowa Handbook, 1926 -- 1927; General Motors Corp. Agreement, 1946; Management Engineering Guide, 1963

Box 4

Many of the documents in these folders appear to have been prepared by and/or for Arthur O. Leff

4.1 Court briefs (Iowa Hotel Assoc. vs. State Board of Regents), 1960

4.2 Court briefs (estate settlements), 1954, 1955

4.3 Course abstracts (Title Standards), 1949, 1950 (with Daily Iowan, 1948)

4.4 Practice Court, 1967

4.5 Practice Court, 1965

4.6 Practice Court, 1964

4.7 Court case materials (SUI Alumni Assoc.), 1947, 1949, 1950 (includes correspondence with President Hancher)

4.8 Jury Selection forms and charts, undated

4.9 Practice Court, 1966

4.10 University Attorney papers and addresses, 1961

4.11 Court briefs (Iowa Hotel Assoc. vs. State Board of Regents), 1960

4.12 Hospitalization of the Mentally Ill bill, 1957

4.13 Medical Service Plan, 1948, 1949

4.14 Supreme Court Day, 1965

4.15 Jury selection lists, 1965

4.16 Miscellaneous correspondence and documents (includes correspondence with President Hancher and last will and testament of Bertha Shambaugh)

4.17 Kiwanis Club materials, 1931, 1932

4.18 Law Reform Committee of State Bar Association materials, 1929, 1930, 1931

4.19 Law School Matters

4.20 Law School Matters

4.21 Correspondence (David E. Lillienthal), 1931

4.22 Miscellaneous “m” correspondence, 1929  -- 1931

4.23 Miscellaneous (includes 20 photos of UI campus in 1926 and one photo of Updegraff’s infant son [?])

4.24 Moving and storage documents, 1926

4.25 Correspondence, miscellaneous, 1930, 1931

4.26 Song books, jokes, couplets, plays, newspaper clippings, photograph of SUI football team ca. 1921

4.26.5 Song books, jokes, etc. continued

4.27 Supreme Court Day abstracts and briefs (belonging to A. O. Leff), 1942

4.28 “Foundation Guidebook to Accompany Cases on Evidence,” 1943 (belonging to A.O. Leff)

4.29 Court transcription, 1948

4.30 Court briefs

4.31 Correspondence, several court reports (originally)

Box 5

One unfoldered letter on top, 1930

5.1 Residence Appeal Committee correspondence and documents, 1956

5.2 Junior Law Club Arguments, 1948

5.3 Junior Law Club Arguments, 1947

5.4 Supreme Court Day Arguments, 1952

5.5 Junior Arguments, 1953

5.6 Junior Arguments, 1951 -- 1952

5.7 Junior Arguments, 1950 -- 1951

5.8 Junior Arguments, 1949

5.9 Junior Arguments, 1954

5.10 Supreme Court Day Arguments, 1955

5.11 Supreme Court Day Arguments, 1957

5.12 Supreme Court Day Arguments, 1958

5.13 Supreme Court Day Arguments, 1951

5.14 Practice Court, 1969

5.15 Practice Court, 1968

5.16 Practice Court, 1962

5.17 Practice Court, 1960

5.18 Practice Court, 1959

5.19 Practice Court, 1958

5.20 Trial Practice, 1975

5.21 Supreme Court Day, 1966

5.22 Supreme Court Day, 1962

5.23 Supreme Court Day 1961, 1962

5.24 Supreme Court Day (Drake University), 1968

5.25 Practice Court, 1973

5.26 Practice Court, 1973

5.27 Evidence photographs, 1961

5.28 Jury selection forms and charts, blank, undated

5.29 Practice Court, 1972

5.30 Practice Court, 1970

5.31 Practice court document files, blank, unfoldered

5.32 Practice Court, 1973

5.33 Practice Court, 1973

Box 6

6.1 Iowa Advocate, Iowa Law Students Assoc., v.1, n.2

6.2 Biographical data for Updegraff, 1957

6.3 Court briefs and materials for labor union cases, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1956

6.4 Correspondence regarding scholarship money, 1936

6.5 American Transit Association correspondence and documents, 1947, 1951

6.6 Escalator clauses, correspondence and documents, 1937 -- 1942

6.7 History and genealogy of the Updegraff family

6.8 Checkbook, 1940 -- 1944

6.9 Miscellaneous

6.10 Court brief, 1955

6.11 Informal Hearing and Meeting Notes, 1943

6.12 Court petition, 1952

6.13 Articles about Labor Unions, Report of the Education Department, miscellaneous maps, ephemera

6.14 Management Arbitration Problems Seminar, 1963

6.15 National Association of Foremen materials, 1940

6.16 National Youth Association correspondence, 1939, 1949

6.17 Case materials, Employee Sales to Employees, 1941

6.18 Student grades, enrollment

6.19 Wage and Hour and Public Contracts Division materials, 1943

6.20 Wage and Hour and Public Contracts Division materials, 1943

Box 7

7.1 Goodyear Awards and Decisions, 1964

7.2 National Foundry Association, 1952

7.3 Correspondence regarding Updegraff’s possible presidency at the University of Wyoming, 1941

7.4 Photo reproductions (12) of a portrait of Updegraff, 1952

7.5 Labor Disputes speech data, 1941

7.6 Correspondence (“Recommendation Material”), 1927 -- 1944

7.7 Loyola Seminar materials, 1962, 1963

7.8 Car air conditioner promotional materials, 1961

7.9 Several copies of The Gods of the Copybook Headings by Rudyard Kipling

7.10 Goodyear Tire case materials, 1964

7.11 Miscellaneous

7.12 General “I” correspondence, 1935 -- 1937

7.13 Personal papers, insurance, etc., 1936, 1937

7.14 Correspondence regarding claims and spending vouchers from Iowa State, 1936

7.15 Personal papers, banking, 1936, 1937

7.16 Tennis Court contract, 1935

7.17 Iowa Bar Association Unauthorized Practice of Law materials, 1936, 1937

7.18 Iowa Bar Association Committee on Legal Publications, 1937

7.19 National Academy of Arbitrators framed certificate, 1947, unfoldered

7.20 Correspondence with W.H. Gemmill, 1937

7.21 Correspondence with W.H. Gemmill, 1933 -- 1936

7.22 Correspondence with John M. Grimm, 1936, 1937

7.23 Correspondence with John L. Griffith, 1935 -- 1937

7.24 General “H” correspondence, 1936, 1937

7.25 General “P” correspondence, 1924, 1936, 1937

7.26 Johnson County Republican Club materials, undated

7.27 General “K” correspondence, 1936, 1937

7.28 Kiwanis Club materials, 1933

7.29 Patent document (?), 1935

Box 8

8.1 Agricultural Law Matters, correspondence, 1961, 1962

8.2 Economy Advertising Co. case materials, correspondence, 1962

8.3 Miscellaneous correspondence, court documents, personal papers, 1962, 1963

8.4 Uniform Nuclear Facilities Liability Act materials, correspondence, 1961, 1962

8.5 Miscellaneous correspondence, law journals, personal papers, court documents, Time magazines, 1963

8.6 Bar Exam question materials, 1963

8.7 Bar Exam question materials, 1963

8.8 Bar Exam question materials, 1963

8.9 Bar Exam question materials, 1963

8.10 Bar Exam question materials, 1963

8.11 Bar Exam question materials, correspondence, 1963

8.12 Bar Exam question materials, 1963

8.13 Bar Exam question materials, 1963

8.14 Bar Exam question materials, rules, 1963

Box 9

Note: Many of the documents in these folders appear to have been prepared by and/or for Arthur O. Leff

9.1 Miscellaneous faculty meeting notes, trial practice materials, 1943, 1963, 1964

9.2 Trial practice exams, 1963

9.3 Pad of blank land measure map sheets, undated

9.4 Pad of blank land measure map sheets, undated

9.5 Pad of blank land measure map sheets, compass, and ruler, undated

9.6 Property Titles exam and exam materials, 1954 -- 1966

9.7 Abstracts of Title exam copies, 1962

9.8 Class enrollment lists, Real Property Titles exam copies, 1964 -- 1966

9.9 Supreme Court Day, 1941, 1942

9.10 Miscellaneous faculty meeting notes, faculty memos, correspondence, court documents, 1961, 1962

9.11 Court documents, 1962

9.12 Trial Practice exam copies, 1962

9.13 National Conference of University Attorneys materials, 1961

9.14 Appeal for Resident Classification documents, 1957

9.15 Appeal for Resident Classification documents, 1957

9.16 Miscellaneous papers for Arthur Leff, 1957

9.17 Carson vs. State of Iowa documents, news clippings, 1948

9.18 State of Iowa vs. Johann documents, 1957

9.19 State of Iowa vs. Johann and Town of Wahpeton documents, 1959

9.20 Evidence photos, Ossian, Iowa, 1965

9.21 Briefs and arguments, two cases, 1961, 1962

9.22 National Conference of University Attorneys Abstracts of Short Talks, 1961

9.23 National Conference of University Attorneys materials, correspondence with Arthur Leff, 1961

9.24 Supreme Court Day correspondence from Arthur Leff, case brief and record, 1963

9.25 National Conference of University Attorneys program, correspondence with Arthur Leff, 1960, 1961

9.26 Miscellaneous correspondence, faculty meeting notes, memos, National Conference of University Attorneys  addresses, 1961 -- 1963

9.27 Evidence photos, 1937, 1965, undated

9.28 Appeal for Resident Classification documents, 1964

Box 10

10.1 Public Utility study materials, 1949 -- 1950

10.2 Commerce Clearing House, Inc., correspondence, 1950

10.3 Miscellaneous class materials, correspondence, labor articles, 1948 -- 1950

10.4 Admiralty materials, correspondence, 1949

10.5 Public Utilities Bill copies, 1951

10.6 Public Utilities Division Reports, correspondence, 1946, 1951

10.7 Miscellaneous public utility correspondence, news clippings, 1930, 1931

10.8 Public Utility research materials, undated (?)

10.9 Iowa State Bar Association Annual Meeting, workshop outlines, 1958

10.10 RotoGravure Co., court documents, 1955

10.11 Letter to L. J. Farnsworth, 1937

10.12 Athletics publicity, 1937

10.13 Public Utilities Round Table of the Association of American Law Schools, correspondence, documents, 1934, 1935

10.14 Miscellaneous news clippings, correspondence, “Politics,” 1936

10.15 Congratulatory letters from Updegraff, news clippings, 1935, 1936

Box 11

11.1 Correspondence with landlords, 1923 -- 1926

11.2 News clippings featuring Updegraff, 1926, 1928, undated

11.3 Letters of reference, introduction, 1929 -- 1932

11.4 Correspondence with colleagues of New Jersey Law School, 1925 -- 1927

11.5 General “M” correspondence; general “T” correspondence, 1930 -- 1935

11.6 Themes prepared for undergrad courses, ca. 1922

11.7 Correspondence with colleagues of Tulane Law School, 1926, 1927

11.8 Correspondence with colleagues, 1924; contained in checkbook, 1923, 1924

11.9 General “R” correspondence, 1930 -- 1933

11.10 Personal records, receipts

11.11 General “O” correspondence, 1927, 1932, 1933

11.12 Correspondence of fraternal organizations, 1922

11.13 Miscellaneous ephemera, 1922, 1923, 1939, undated

11.14 General “P” correspondence, 1929 -- 1933

11.15 Correspondence with colleagues of University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 1926

11.16 Public Utilities correspondence, 1928

11.17 Copies of addresses regarding Labor Laws, miscellaneous ephemera, 1963

11.18 Bar Exam question materials, procedure and grading, 1963

11.19 Minnesota Bar Association Committee on Legal Education, 1962 -- 1964

11.20 Bar Exam question materials, questionnaire, 1964

11.21 Bar Exam question materials, correspondence, 1963

11.22 Bar Exam question materials, 1963, 1964

11.23 Miscellaneous journal articles, correspondence, ephemera

Box 12

12.1 General “M” correspondence, 1936, 1937

12.2 Chauffeurs, Teamsters and Helpers Union, correspondence and court documents, 1948 -- 1950

12.3 North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, faculty record, 1935

12.4 News clippings regarding Updegraff as Assistant to the President, 1934, Who’s Who blurb, 1932  -- 1933

12.5 News clippings, 1933, 1934

12.6 General “O” correspondence, 1935, 1936

12.7 Correspondence with Carl Kuehnle, 1936

12.8 Correspondence, Intercollegiate Conference of Athletics, 1933 -- 1935

12.9 Miscellaneous correspondence and ephemera regarding labor arbitration, 1957, 1958, 1961; includes several photographs

12.10 Miscellaneous, includes several photographs

12.11 Arbitration literature, 1962, 1963

12.12 General “J” correspondence, 1936, 1937

12.13 Correspondence with President Jessup, 1934 -- 1937

12.14 Expense Accounts, 1934 -- 1936

12.15 General “G” correspondence, 1921 -- 1937

12.16 General “F” correspondence, 1935 -- 1937

12.17 Letters to Updegraff’s mother and brother, 1937

12.18 First Capital Bank stockholders information, 1936

12.19 Federal Savings and Loan Association information, 1935 -- 1937

12.20 Masters for forms

12.21 Correspondence with Judge Earl Hall, 1935  -- 1937

12.22 Correspondence with E. R. Hiklin, 1933 -- 1937

12.23 Better Housing Committee materials, ca. 1935

12.24 Correspondence with Thomas Humphrey, 1929 -- 1937

12.25 General “L” correspondence, 1936, 1937

12.26 Correspondence with James Landis, 1936

12.27 Correspondence with D. M. Lierle, 1936, 1937

12.28 Legislation reviews, 1937

12.29 General “M” and “Mc” correspondence, 1936, 1937

12.30 Iowa State Patent Board of Trustees, 1935 -- 1937

12.31 Permanent Endowment Fund correspondence and report, 1935, 1936

12.32 Expense accounts, 1937

12.33 General “D” correspondence, 1935 -- 1937

12.34 Expense accounts for travel, School for the Deaf, 1935

12.25 Correspondence with Walter Davis, 1933 -- 1940

12.26 Memo, “Concerning use of the term ‘Dormitories’…, 1945

12.27 General “E” correspondence, 1935 -- 1937

12.28 Correspondence regarding employment of students, 1936, 1937

12.29 Correspondence with Frank Comfort, 1937

12.30 Correspondence, Iowa Society for Crippled Children and the Disabled, 1939 -- 1943

12.31 Society for Crippled Children of Johnson County meeting notes, correspondence, materials, 1941, 1942

12.32 Miscellaneous

Box 13

13.1 Miscellaneous materials and correspondence, contained in three-ring source book, 1954, 1963

13.2 Personal expense records, contained in checkbook, 1959, 1969

13.3 Miscellaneous pamphlets, journals, newsletters, 1964

13.4 Miscellaneous Labor and Management Law materials, 1958 -- 1966

13.5 Miscellaneous

13.6 Sioux City Waterworks case materials and correspondence, 1951, 1952

13.7 Miscellaneous conference materials, notes, outlines, correspondence, 1963, 1964

Box 14

14.1 Code of By-Laws of Pel-Kote Products, Inc., correspondence, Articles of Incorporation, Board meeting notes, 1952 -- 1955

14.2 Miscellaneous ephemera

14.3 Materials regarding labor arbitration, 1959 -- 1964

14.4 Faculty meeting notes, 1965

14.5 Materials regarding U.S. Patent Application, 1955, 1956

14.6 Practice collective bargaining panel materials, 1954

14.7 Collective bargaining materials, 1954

14.8 Correspondence regarding address to Industrial Relations Association of Chicago, 1953

14.9 Recent Developments in Labor Arbitration panel discussion materials, 1954

14.10 Labor Law Revision panel discussion materials, 1954

14.11 United Airlines Arbitration Panel materials, 1952

14.12 Materials for arbitration presentations at Notre Dame and Tulsa, 1954

14.13 Kansas City Law School program materials, 1954

14.14 University of Michigan program materials, 1950

14.15 Correspondence with Institute of Economic Policy, 1952 -- 1954

14.16 Correspondence with National Mediation Board, 1953

14.17 Correspondence with Iowa Manufacturer’s Association, 1950

14.18 Illinois Institute of Technology speech materials, 1954

14.19 Materials and correspondence regarding “fee-splitting,” 1952 -- 1954

14.20 Materials regarding Peoria Manufacturer’s Association program, 1952

14.21 National Foundry Association speech materials, 1955

14.22 Court documents and materials regarding Sioux City Waterworks, 1952, 1953

14.23 Labor and Union Arbitration materials, miscellaneous, 1953, 1954

14.24 Materials regarding Labor-Management Relations Conference, 1954

14.25 Labor Law Council materials and correspondence, 1953

Box 15

15.1 Blank forms and reports, undated

15.2 Blank forms and reports, undated, unfoldered

15.3 Practice Court documents, 1971

15.4 Trial Courts Annual Report, 1964, Massachusetts Law Quarterly, 1963, unfoldered

15.5 Practice Court materials, 1971

15.6 Practice Court documents, 1971

15.7 Practice Court documents, 1971

15.8 Practice Court documents, 1971

15.9 Practice Court documents, 1971

15.10 Court case depositions, 2 bound volumes, 1961

15.11 Lawyers Record System blank forms, ca. 1960

15.12 Supreme Court Day materials, 1953

15.13 Junior Law Club practice court documents, 1952, 1953

15.14 Facts used in Senior Trial Cases, 1932, 1933

15.15 Junior Law Club arguments, 1937 -- 1939

Box 16

The envelope on top of the files in this box contains bullets apparently entered as evidence in a trial (?).

Note: Many of the documents in these folders appear to have been prepared by and/or for Arthur O. Leff and Mason Ladd.

16.1 Correspondence regarding workmen’s compensation, 1931 --1936

16.2 Case materials regarding personal case involving Updegraff, 1926 --1928

16.3 “The Benchers Society” correspondence and by-laws, 1923

16.4 Photographs of road, gas station, cars, in Avoca, Iowa, ca. 1925 (?)

16.5 Correspondence regarding trust fund account, 1928, 1929

16.6 Bulletin board notices for Law Review, 1926 -- 1928

16.7 Sioux City Waterworks appeal documents, 1952

16.8 Course evaluation questions and responses, 1930

16.9 Miscellaneous ephemera, includes photographs, 1952, 1963, undated

16.10 Labor Law course materials, miscellaneous, 1953 -- 1962

16.11 Management program materials and notes, 1960

16.12 Iowa Supreme Court Rules of Procedure, blank court forms, 1941, 1943

16.13 Probate Practice and Peace Officer Course documents, 1938 -- 1943

16.14 Miscellaneous correspondence, publications, ephemera, 1929, 1930 -- 1941

16.15 Iowa Traffic League materials and correspondence, 1928, 1929

16.16 Correspondence regarding insurance (personal), 1930, 1931

16.17 Invitations, ca. 1921

16.18 General “I” correspondence, 1930 -- 1933

16.19 Correspondence with George Washington University, 1926 -- 1930

16.20 General “G” correspondence, 1929 -- 1931

16.21 Correspondence with Harold Gallagher, 1926

Box 17

17.1 Grade book, Torts, 1961 -- 1962

17.2 Correspondence, National Association of Purchasing Agents, 1939 -- 1949

17.3 National Association of Purchasing Agents, finished articles, 1939 -- 1941

17.4 Comparative research of taxes, questionnaires and responses, 1941

17.5 Correspondence and materials regarding escalator clauses, 1942

17.6 Miscellaneous personal and professional correspondence, publications, labor law materials, 1961 -- 1964

17.7 Miscellaneous personal and professional correspondence, essays, speeches, 1938, 1962

17.8 Miscellaneous publications, 1937 -- 1964

17.9 Correspondence with Lloyd Starr, 1953

Box 18

18.1 Correspondence and documents regarding Iowa Farm Mutual Insurance case, 1956

18.2 Correspondence and materials regarding workman’s compensation, 1939 -- 1946

18.3 Correspondence and materials regarding psychopathic hospital, 1945 -- 1950

18.4 Documents used for trial practice assignments, 1941 -- 1952

18.5 Correspondence between Arthur Leff and Presidents Hancher and Gilmore, 1938 -- 1950, includes Iowa City Press-Citizen dated November 9, 1938

18.6 Practice Court materials, 1952

18.7 Practice Court materials, 1950

18.8 Supreme Court Day materials, 1942 -- 1943

18.9 Correspondence and materials regarding a bill concerning the use of cadavers for scientific purposes, 1953 -- 1954

18.10 Practice Court materials, 1956

18.11 Practice Court materials, 1954

18.12 Practice Court materials, 1953

18.13 Correspondence between Arthur Leff and University departments, 1938 -- 1952, includes correspondence with President Hancher

18.14 Documents and correspondence regarding property titles, 1941

18.15 Meeting notes regarding the purchase of Finkbine Field by the University, 1923

18.16 Materials regarding civil aeronautics, 1939 -- 1940

18.17 Correspondence and materials regarding termination of a lease by SUI Physics – Engineering, 1945 -- 1946

18.18 Property Title exams, 1966

18.19 Court documents regarding SUI property case, 1941

18.20 Court documents regarding SUI property case, 1948

18.21 Correspondence and documents regarding eye donation, 1947, 1949

18.22 Sewage disposal contract, 1950

18.23 Abstracts of title documents

18.24 Junior Law Club case, 1949

18.25 Correspondence and materials regarding a bill concerning the use of cadavers for scientific purposes, 1955

18.26 Correspondence and documents regarding sale of property to SUI, 1955

18.27 Blueprints showing plans for expansion of the Iowa Memorial Union and University property on Clinton Street (dorms), undated

Box 19

19.1 Poster with 1934 democratic officers, 1934

19.2 Correspondence regarding Public Utilities Regulation in Iowa, 1937

19.3 Public Utilities Section of American Bar Association, 1933 -- 1935

19.4 Letters of request, 1936, 1937

19.5 Correspondence with Henry J. Roelofs, 1937

19.6 Letters of introduction, 1936

19.7 Correspondence with LeRoy Rader, 1936 -- 1937

19.8 Correspondence with LeRoy Rader, 1937

19.9 General “R” correspondence, 1936 -- 1937

19.10 Correspondence and documents regarding Charles Swindler, 1937

19.11 Materials regarding Supreme Court Issue, 1937

19.12 General “T” correspondence, 1935 -- 1937

19.13 Tickets and invitations, 1936, 1937

19.14 Correspondence with and regarding Lehan Ryan, 1936 -- 1937

19.15 Correspondence with Wiley Rutledge, 1936

19.16 Western Conference notes and correspondence, 1935 --1936

19.17 General “S” correspondence, 1935 -- 1937

19.18 Triangle Club Clubhouse Committee, correspondence and notes, 1935 -- 1937

19.19 Correspondence regarding Sears Roebuck stock, 1937

19.20 Correspondence, Securities and Exchange Commission, 1936 -- 1937

19.21 Correspondence and materials regarding Social Security Act, 1936

19.22 Documents regarding a Last Will and Testament, 1941 -- 1947 (?)

19.23 Daily journals of activities, January 2, 1935 -- December 24, 1937

19.24 Triangle Club materials, 1934 -- 1937

19.25 Daily journals of activities, June 5, 1934 -- December 22, 1935

19.26 Correspondence with Octavia and Robert Tullis, 1934

19.27 General “U” correspondence, 1937

19.28 Newspaper clipping photo featuring C. M. Updegraff, Jr., 1937

19.29 General “V” correspondence, 1937

19.30 General “W” correspondence, 1936 -- 1937

19.31 Western Conference meeting materials, 1937

Box 20

20.1 Correspondence and documents regarding Iowa Alumni of Chicago scholarships, 1936 -- 1937

20.2 Correspondence with University of California at Los Angeles, 1946 -- 1957

20.3 Editorials written by Updegraff and correspondence with Mason City Globe-Gazette editor, Earl Hall, 1938 -- 1941

20.4 Correspondence with FBI, includes several letters signed by J. Edgar Hoover and a blank FBI application for employment, 1940 -- 1942

20.5 Correspondence with S. Jack Galvin, president Sheffield Brick and Tile Company, 1939 -- 1947

20.6 Correspondence with John Gall, National Association of Manufacturers, 1937

20.7 Correspondence with John Gall, 1938 -- 1942

20.8 Correspondence with Harold J. Gallagher, president American Bar Association, 1937 -- 1950

20.9 Correspondence with George Gallup, VP Young & Rubicam Advertising, 1938 -- 1939

20.10 Correspondence with Major John L. Griffith, 1937 -- 1938

20.11 Legal memos, brief correspondence with President Hancher, 1946

20.12 Correspondence with Senator Clyde Herring, 1938 -- 1939

Box 21

21.1 Miscellaneous correspondence, National Association of Manufacturers, 1938 -- 1940

21.2 Autobiographical information, correspondence regarding resignation as Assistant to the President (Gilmore), 1837

21.3 Correspondence with Walter B. Weisenburger, National Association of Manufacturers, 1938 -- 1940

21.4 Miscellaneous correspondence with SUI, 1937 -- 1939

21.5 Correspondence and documents regarding bequeathing of Shambaugh House to SUI, 1945 -- 1946

21.6 Correspondence with organizations and people regarding possible presidency of University of Kansas, 1939

21.7 Correspondence regarding possible position at Butler University, correspondence with President Jessup, 1938, 1939

21.8 Correspondence regarding possible position at University of Colorado, 1939

21.9 Correspondence regarding a possible deanship at University of Texas Law School, 1939, 1940

21.10 Correspondence regarding possible deanship at Ohio State University Law School, 1939

Box 22

22.1 Correspondence regarding possible appointments to Interstate Commerce Commission and Federal Communications Commission, letters from Senator Guy Gillette and Secretary to President Roosevelt, 1939

22.2 Correspondence with President of Sheffield Brick & Tile Co., 1939

22.3 Correspondence with Supreme Court Justice Wiley Rutledge, 1943

22.4 Correspondence and documents concerning SUI Law students, events, 1938 -- 1945

22.5 Correspondence with Arthur Steindler, 1938 -- 1940

22.6 Correspondence regarding the new appointment of a football coach, Irl Tubbs, 1939 -- 1942

22.7 Miscellaneous correspondence, 1938 -- 1947

22.8 Miscellaneous correspondence, 1938 -- 1945

22.9 Miscellaneous correspondence, 1937 -- 1947

Box 23

23.1 Miscellaneous correspondence, includes correspondence with President Jessup, 1939 -- 1945

23.2 Miscellaneous correspondence, 1938 --1944

23.3 Miscellaneous correspondence, 1934 -- 1946

23.4 Miscellaneous correspondence and documents, 1934 -- 1949