Jessie Juhl Appointment Books, 1928-1959

Collection Overview

Title: Jessie Juhl Appointment Books, 1928-1959

Record Series: 02/00/02/01

Record Group:

02/00/02 Faculty & Staff Papers

Creator: Juhl, Jessie

Date: 1928-1959

Extent: 2 boxes (0.83 linear feet)

Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa

Language: Materials entirely in English.

Information for Users

Accessing the Collection:

No restrictions. Materials are open for research.

Related archival materials can be found in 02/03/01 Orval Ray Latham Papers, at Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa.

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Historical Note

Jessie Juhl (1900-1975) worked at Iowa State Teachers College for 33 years, serving as secretary to presidents Seerley, Latham, Price, and Maucker. She first started as a part-time secretary while still a student at ISTC. Also while a student, Juhl was president of the Omega chapter of the national educational sorority, Beta Sigma Phi, in 1934. Juhl additionally attended business college in Waterloo.

Her duties as the president’s secretary included making appointments and taking phone calls, as well as preparing finance and budget materials, correspondence, and Board of Regents materials.

Juhl retired in 1966 and passed away in June 1975.


Scope and Content

This collection consists of presidential secretary Jessie Juhl's appointment books, dating from 1928-1959. The books contain handwritten notes, dates and appointment times she had with various college officials, and more.



  • Appointment books, 1928-1948


  • Appointment books, 1949-1959

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Library Associate Dave Hoing, April 2017. Updated by Dave Hoing, October 2017 and February 2018. Updated by Archival Processor Tessa Wakefield, March 2020 and July 2020. Linear feet updated August 8, 2017.