The Seerley family and the "As Good as Common" journal

Special Collections & University Archives (SC&UA) holds the papers of the University of Northern Iowa's second president, Homer H. Seerley, as well as the travel journal created and used by his father, Thomas Seerley, in 1864. The essays linked below were compiled by SC&UA staff and provide biographical information as well as information about the Thomas Seerley journal, such as transcription and scanned images, and former University Archivist Gerald Peterson's essay about the acquisition of the journal and his thoughts about its use and creation. Please see each link below for more specific details.


Created September 2022.