Black Hawk County Medical Society Records, 1876-1969

Collection Overview

Title: Black Hawk County Medical Society Records, 1876-1969

Record Series: MsC-12

Record Group:


Creator: Black Hawk County Medical Society

Date: 1876-1969

Extent: 2 boxes (0.834 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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Materials were donated by Dr. Robert Miller in 1979.

Sensitive Materials Statement: Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy or similar laws, and the Iowa Open Records Law (see Iowa Code § 22.7). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Northern Iowa assumes no responsibility.

Preferred Citation: [Identification of item] in the Black Hawk County Medical Society Records collection, 1876-1969 [file number], University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa.

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Scope and Content

This collection contains primarily procedural information about the Black Hawk County Medical Society.


Box 1

Folder 1: "The Voice," 1933-35, Society newsletter including editorials, obituaries, news notes, and sketches of Black Hawk County medical history; constitution and by-laws, 1933

Folder 2:  correspondence and county health care contracts

Folder 3: Membership applications

Folder 4: Rules for use of lodge on the river

Folder 5: Secretary book, 1876-1930, including minutes of Society meetings

Box 2

Society meeting minutes, 1930-69

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Library Assistant Susan A. Basye, February 1998; updated, January 30, 2015; last updated by Library Associate Dave Hoing, October 2017. Linear feet count updated on August 9, 2017.