Harvey August Riebe Papers, c. 1942-1945

Collection Overview

Title: Harvey August Riebe Papers, c. 1942-1945

Record Series: 20/03/02/01

Record Group:

20/03/02 Faculty & Staff Papers

Creator: Riebe, Harvey August

Date: c. 1942-1945

Extent: 2 boxes (0.83 linear feet)

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

Language: Materials entirely in English.

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Historical Note

Dr. H.A. Riebe (1892-1970) joined the staff at Iowa State Teachers College as an assistant professor of education. He was advanced to the rank of associate professor in 1932 and to the rank of professor in 1938. He assumed emeritus status in 1960.

The above paragraph was adapted from Dr. Riebe’s biographical sketch on the Special Collections website. 

Scope and Content

Dr. Riebe's papers are comprised of two boxes of dates, times, and scripts for local radio broadcasts called “The Student in War Service.” The program ran from 1942-1945. There is also some correspondence.


Box 1

  • Scripts from the radio broadcast "The Student in War Service"

Box 2

  • Scripts
  • Correspondence

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Library Associate Dave Hoing, August 2017. Updated by Dave Hoing, January 2018 and April 2018. Linear feet updated by Library Assistant Joy Lynn, September 19, 2017.