MsC 573

Collection Dates: 1926 -- 1973
8 linear

Collection Guide

This document describes a Manuscript Collection held by the

Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
e-mail: lib-spec@uiowa.edu

Guide Contents

Administrative Information

Biographical and Historical Information

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Related Materials

Acquisition and Processing Information

Box Contents List

Administrative Information

Access and Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

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Biographical Note

Hazel E. Brown was born in August 1893 in Lowell, Massachusetts, but later moved to Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where she became friends with her fellow students Grant Wood and Marvin Cone. In 1971 her book, Grant Wood and Marvin Cone - Artists of an Era, was published.

C. Pummer and J. Roethler, August 2004

Scope and Contents

Hazel E. Brown's manuscripts regarding her book Grant Wood and Marvin Cone - Artists of an Era. Various clippings.

Related Materials

Published copies of Grant Wood and Marvin Cone: Artists of an Era can be found in the following locations:

SPECIAL COLLECTIONS Iowa Authors Collection No call number 
ART Library, call number  ND236 .B74 
MAIN Library, call number  ND236 .B74 

Acquisition and Processing Information

These papers were given to the University of Iowa Libraries by Hazel E. Brown in 1974.

Guide posted to Internet: August 2004

Box Contents List

Box 1

Clippings about Brown


Grant Wood and Marvin Cone - Artists of an Era

Background material, i.e. brochures, 1965 -- 1973

Correspondence, 1965 -- 1970

Newspaper clippings, 1926 -- 1970

Notes and early typescript drafts [3 folders]

Box 2

Manuscripts, cont.

Grant Wood and Marvin Cone - Artists of an Era, cont.

Notes and early typescript drafts

Typescript -- miscellaneous pages with revisions


Typescript -- with corrections and revisions [2 folders]

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