MsC 651

Iowa Author

  Manuscript Register


Collection Dates: 1970 -- 1990
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: 1998

Acquisition Note: These papers were given to the University of Iowa Libraries by Mrs. McDonald, beginning in 1970.

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.

Copyright:  Please read The University of Iowa Libraries' statement on "Property Rights, Copyright Law, and Permissions to Use Unpublished Materials"

Use of Collections: The University of Iowa Libraries supports access to the materials, published and unpublished, in its collections.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

Biographical Note

Julie McDonald is an alumna of the University of Iowa and has taught journalism at St. Ambrose College. She lives in Davenport, Iowa, and had by 1985, published 16 books.

Scope and Contents

Manuscripts for three of her works and papers relating to resignation as chairman of the Iowa Arts Council, 1973.


Papers relating to resignation as chairman of the Iowa Arts Council, 1973. 18 items of correspondence and clippings.

Newspaper clippings, 1970 -- 2000.

Publicity materials.

Amalie's Story. a novel; published 1970, Two drafts. (1) Typescript, with autograph corrections. 322 l. 28 and 32.5 cm., with 11 autograph notecards and 1 p. of notes. (2) Publisher's proofs, with corrections. 80 l. 63cm. With a folder of correspondence and reviews

Eyes of Sky; a Play in Six Scenes. unpublished. Typescript., with autograph corrections. 34 l. 28cm.

Petra. Printer's copy of a novel published by the Iowa State University Press in 1978. 329 l.

Ruth Buxton Sayre: First Lady of the Farms. Printer's copy of a biography published by the Iowa State University Press in 1980. 402 l.



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