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Early College History

Documents that record the history of Iowa College until 1909, when it officially changed its name to Grinnell College. Included are photographs, articles, and the College’s articles of incorporation.

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Wedding invitation for Mary Chapin and Rev. Dr. David O Mears with a letter from Glenn Leggett requesting the invitation.

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Grinnell coat of arms: "By the Name of Grinnell".

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Letter to Lois Bowen and Grinnell family tree.

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Drawing of the Grinnell family tree.

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note on ancestry of John Alden.

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Page 1 is a list of the descendants of John Alden, page 2 is the list of marriages.

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List of descendants of John Alden.

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This collection of transcribed correspondence between J.B. Grinnell and various parties ranges in dates from May of 1868 to January of 1870. In the letters, Grinnell sends updates to Washington as he attempts to secure the purchase of certain neutral lands from the Cherokee Indians. The accusation that J.B. Grinnell accepted bribes for pushing the deal through is also covered in this correspondence, as is Grinnell's response.

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Seabury, John Alden
Letter addressed to Mrs. David O. Mears on compiling a book of the descendants of John Alden, with a list of descendants on the back.

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Herron, George Davis, 1862-1925
An address delivered by George Herron to the Minnesota Congregational Club.

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Note of descendants of Walter Grinnell.

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