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Harry Downer Papers 1930-1950

  • US US-IaGG MS/MS 01.31
  • Collection

This collection includes correspondence from the 1940s, memoirs of Grinnell College in the 1880s, class letters and other related materials.

Harry Downer

Harry S. Truman letter 1963

  • US US-IaGG MS/MS 01.91
  • Collection

Letter written by Harry S. Truman, (President of the United States, 1945-1953), regarding a forthcoming visit to Grinnell College in October 1963.

Truman, Harry S.

Harry Waldo Norris Papers 1920-1931

  • US US-IaGG MS/MS 01.73
  • Collection

These papers are notes, reminiscences, and correspondence of Norris regarding science clubs, science teachers, and presidents of Grinnell College.

Norris, Harry Waldo

Hartwick Congregational Church records 1880-1997

  • US US-IaGG MS/MS 01.77
  • Collection

The records consist of ledgers and notebooks documenting financial information, minutes of Church meetings, members and pastors including their responsibilities and actions within the Church. There is also a file of guest attendance.

Congregational Church (Hartwick, Iowa)

Helena Percas de Ponseti Papers 1925-2010 1960-2010

  • US US-IaGG MS/MS 01.120
  • Collection

This collection is composed of correspondence, materials from organizations and conferences, academic writings and notes, recommendations, photographs, greeting cards, gradebooks, address books, degrees, and awards.

Helena Percas de Ponseti

Henry G. Little Family Scrapbooks 1874-1900

  • US US-IaGG MS/MS 01.22
  • Collection

Consists of three record books from the Henry G. Little family of Grinnell.  Little was mayor of the town in the last decades of the nineteenth century.

Henry G. Little

Henry S. Conard Papers 1930-2000

  • US US-IaGG MS/MS 01.28
  • Collection

The collection contains some of Conard's correspondence and newspaper clippings of articles about him.  There are also typed manuscripts of some of his articles, as well as several journals to which he contributed articles.

Conard, Henry S.

Hill Family Papers and Publications

  • US US-IaGG MS/MS 01.81
  • Collection

The collection consists primarily of printed materials, and a few letters of correspondence. Gershom Hyde or James Langdon Hill authored the bulk of the collection. Most of their works are in the form of pamphlets, small books, and occasionally typed manuscripts.

Hill, Sarah Harriman

Historical and Literary Club

  • US US-IaGG MS 01. 21
  • Collection
  • 1882-2018

Box 1:
Secretary's minutes, 4 books: 1882-1906, 1906-1928, 1928-1944 (includes copy of the club constitution), and 1944-1953

Folder 1: Centennial Sketch, presented April 19, 1982 script, pictures, list of topics, 1882-1928, and napkin from 68th anniversary tea

Folder 2: Study topics and book titles, 1882

Box 2:
Secretary's minutes, 3 books: 1955-1967 (includes copy of club constitution), 1967-1979, 1979-1991 (includes copy of 1988 Proposed revision of Constitution and 1976 Constitution).

Treasurer's books, 2 books: 1926-1956 (savings account) and 1292-1964

Yearbooks, 76 of the possible 100:
1889
1891-1917
1919
1925-1927
1932-1933
1935
1939
1941-1962
1964-1968 (in secretary's book)
1971-1977 (in secretary's book)

Box 3:
Folder 1: Ancient records, 1882-1931 (history of the club, 13 typed leaves)

Folder 2: Constitution and By Laws, 1949 and 1962

Folder 3: 22 papers presented by members from 1925-1954:
Miss French, nee Octave Thanet, 1925
Iowa Legislative Department, 1926
Iowa Board of Control, 1926
The LaTours and Acadia, 1927
The Last of the Titans-Schunabb-Heink, 1932 (used in the Centennial program)
March of Events, 1933
Dickens, David Coperfield, 1934
Guy De Maupassant, 1935
James Hilton, Random Harvest, 1941
Eleanor Dick, the Timeless Land, 1942
Quentin Reynolds, Dress Rehearsal, 1944
Channing Pollock, Harvest of My Years, 1944
Ray Stannard Baker, American Chronicle, 1946
George F. Willison, Saints and Sinners, 1946
Gilbert Chesterton, Man Who Was Thursday (no date)
South Africa (no date or source)
William Harlan Hale, Horace Greeley, Voice of the People, 1951
Lucy Robins Lang, Tomorrow is Beautiful, 1950
Dixon Wector, Sam Clemons of Hannibal, 1954
Cecil Woodham-Smith, Florence Nightengale, 1952
Emily Kimbrough, Forty Plus and Fancy Free, 1954

Folder 4: loose papers form 1931 scrapbook (includes newspaper clippings 1931-1938)

Scrapbook. 1931. Project for Iowa Federation of Women's Clubs. [Clippings and other papers removed from the scrapbook are filed in Box 3, folder 4]

Ernst, Elizabeth

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