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IOWA CITY, IOWA

 

TITLE:»VERGENE DONOVAN

SUBTITLE:»

 

»PAPERS, DATES:»1975-1995

QUANTITY:»1 linear inch

 

 

ACQUISITION:

The »papers (donor no. 319) were donated by »Vergene Donovan in 1995.

ACCESS:

The »papers are open for research.

COPYRIGHT:

»Copyright has been transferred to the University of Iowa.

PROCESSED BY:

Your name, year»Kristen Rassbach, 1997.


»Biography

            Begin text here:»Vergene Donovan, an active member of the Republican Party in Iowa, grew up in Spencer, Iowa, and graduated from Spencer High School in 1941.  She has been very active in her church and community of the Spirit Lake area on local boards and committees.  A member of the Iowa Federation of Republican Women, she edited the Federation's newsletter, The Iowa Indicator.  In 1995, Donovan was presented the John McDonald award for outstanding service to the Republican Party by Iowa Governor Terry Branstad.  She has helped steer campaigns for Republican candidates on both the local and state levels.

 

 

Scope and Content Note

 

            Begin text here:The» Vergene Donovan papers date from »1975 to 1995 and measure »1 linear inch.  The papers consist of several issues of The Iowa Indicator (1987-1989) as well as several photocopied letters, including one from Barbara Bush, and a program Donovan hosted for Representative Fred Grandy.  Also included is the cookbook Donovan compiled to commemorate her fiftieth wedding anniversary.