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UNIVERSITY OF IOWA LIBRARIES

IOWA CITY, IOWA



LEONA CALL

PAPERS, 1886-1943 (scattered)

4 items




ACQUISITION: The items (donor no. 237) were donated by Carlton W. Crosley, Leona Call's great nephew, in 1994.

ACCESS: The papers are open for research.

COPYRIGHT: Copyright has been transferred to the University of Iowa.

PROCESSED BY: Katherine Price, 1994.

 

Biography

         Leona Call was a Professor of Greek during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. At the State University of Iowa (now the University of Iowa), she headed the department of Greek from 1885 until her retirement in 1908. At the State University of Iowa Call helped establish the Young Women's Christian Association (now defunct). During World War I she headed the Iowa Educational Division in National Defense.

         

Scope and Content Note

         The items date from 1885 to 1943 and consist of three newspaper clippings and one magazine article about Leona Call. The newspaper clippings include Call's obituary and her brother's obituary, as well as a picture of her when she became a full professor. The magazine article honors her retirement from teaching.

         

Box no. Description

Box 1
                       The Vidette-Reporter, Iowa City, Iowa, 1885 (David Call's obituary)
                       The Iowa Alumnus, 1908 (Leona Call's retirement from teaching)
                       The Register, 1910 (picture of Leona Call)
                       Daily Freeman Journal, Webster City, Iowa, 1943 (Leona Call's obituary)