Local Authors

Brown, Rev. Charles Reynolds (1862-1950)

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Full text of Brown's lecture "The Life Complete" from Notable Speeches by Notable Speakers of the Greater West, edited by Harr Wagner and published by Whitaker and Ray Company in 1902.

Full text of Lincoln, The Greatest Man of the Nineteenth Century (1922).

"Biographical Sketch of Rev. Charles R. Brown" from The Student's Journal, Volume 21 published by A. J. Graham & Company in 1892.

Burrell, Howard A. (1838-1916)

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Biographical information from Portrait and Biographical Album of Washington County, Iowa published by Acme Publishing Company in 1887 and available through archive.org.

Both volumes of Burrell's History of Washington County Iowa are available through archive.org:

Volume I

Volume II

Elder, John Orville (1886-1940)

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Full text of Samuel Hall: 47 Years a Slave is available through the University of North Carolina Documenting the American South online project.

Fisher, Lola Kathleen "Kathy" (1935-2009)

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Kathy's personal scrapbook dating from 1954-1956 is available through the University of Iowa Library's Iowa Women's Archives, with more information available here.

Hunt, Andrew "Tom" (1980- )

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Author page with Penguin Random House.

Link to video of Tom Hunt, author of "Killer Choice", speaking at the Open Book Event at the Penguin Random House offices, May 2017.

Matthews, John Telford "J.T." (1861-1928)

JT Matthews.jpgHis book "Washington County in the World War" is dedicated to “those Washington County heroes who gave their lives to make their country safe and to perpetuate the great principles of Democracy.”

McDaniel, Rev. George William (1942- )

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Fr. McDaniel's author page with the Society of Midland Authors can be found here.

His full work "The Search for Smith Wildman Brookhart: A Pilgrim's Progress" can be found in the University of Iowa Special Collections online.

Pollard, Percival (1869-1911)Percival Pollard.jpg

Additional biographical information can be found on Pollard's Wikipedia listing and in an article about Pollard entitled "Percival Pollard: The Iowa Connection" by Cora T. Dunsmore in the University of Iowa Special Collections online.

Pollard's novels Cape of Storms and The Imitator can both be found as e-books through Project Gutenberg.

 

Scofield, Cora (1870-1962)

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Cora Louise Scofield's diary from 1881-1884 can be found on the University of Iowa Libraries Iowa Women's Archives Digital Collection page.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stoufer, David E. (1941- )

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Weller, Peter & Fred Stark

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From the Chicago Tribune article "Cousins Track Fate Of Old Railroad":