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Finding Aid

Printing Department Photographs and Graphic Arts Files Collection
RG 30.01.40
Collection Dates: 1970-1995
6.0 linear ft.

Access and Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

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.

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Use of Collections: The University of Iowa Libraries supports access to the materials, published and unpublished, in its collections.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

Acquisition and Processing Information: The collection was transferred to the University Archives from the University Printing Department in December 2010.

Photographs: Throughout the collection.









Scope and Contents

The collection consists of photographs and graphic arts files used by the University Printing Department in the course of its production of publications, including brochures, newsletters and other materials. The files are sorted by subject.

Box Contents List

Box 1:

University seal (three folders)

Box 2:

Women's Athletics

Men's Athletics


Alumni Association

Afro-American Studies

Sports Information and Sports School (Hawk in flight logo)

Box 3:

School of Music

Campus buildings sketches

Hospitals and Clinics (two folders), including Nursing

Psychiatric Hospital

College of Pharmacy

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Box 4:

Printing Department

President's Office

Rape Crisis Line

Walt Whitman Quarterly Review

School of Social Work and Department of Sociology

Department of Theatre

Transportation and Security

Student organizations

Old woodcuts and novel drawings



Box 5:

Project Assist, 1974

Wendell Johnson Speech and Hearing Clinic

Department of Zoology

Presidential medallion

President's Home and president photos

Department of Psychology (Spence Lab)

Recreation Services and Facilities

Residence halls

Scenes (general), including ca 1980 computer terminal

Scenes (special), Hoover, Plum Grove

Department of Sociology

College of Nursing

Department of Pediatrics

College of Pharmacy

Department of Physical Education and Dance

Box 6:

Old Capitol

Physics and Astronomy

Nostalgia - reproduced 1900-1960 images from archives

Museum of Natural History

Box 7:

Miscellaneous, including move into new College of Law building, ca 1982; campus scenes, 1975-1990

Museum of Art

Hospital School for Severely Handicapped

Hospital Information Services

Continuing Medical Education