MsC 751

  Manuscript Register


Collection Dates: [1955?]
.12 linear ft.

Shares a box with MsC752

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: November 2003

Acquisition Note: This collection was a gift of Jennie A. Chamness.

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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Biographical Note

Ida Chamness was born in 1867 in Kvinesdale, Norway, and died April 5, 1952. In 1900 she moved to Marshall County, Iowa; and in 1907 she moved to Cedar County, Iowa. She was very active in the Society of Friends.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a handwritten manuscript, transcribed by her daughter Pauline, of part of Ida Chamness's biography and a printed booklet addressed to the Conservative Friends of Iowa.


Manuscript supplement, in handwriting of her daughter Pauline Chamness, of Mrs. Chamness' Autobiography: Later Years

"An Appeal to the Iowa Yearly Meeting of Conservative Friends for Correction of their Unjust Dealings with Ida R. Chamness"



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