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James Gower family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1034
Overview James H. Gower was an Iowa City, Iowa businessman and entrepreneur in Iowa's formative years of the 1840s. In 1874, he extended his business interests to Lawrence, Kansas--interests continued by his son-in-law, Justin DeWitt Bowersock. Included is an 1879 letter to Gower from his son Robert concerning his father's business affairs. The papers contain two Civil War letters from Gower's son James O. Gower of the 1st Iowa Cavalry--one in which he describes the Battle of Prairie Grove, Arkansas...
Dates: 1860 - 1881

Justin DeWitt Bowersock business papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 50
Overview

This collection includes records of Justin Bowersock's personal business and professional business not related to the Lawrence Paper Company or the Bowersock Mill. It includes a bank book dating from 1912 and business papers, primarily correspondence, dating from 1860-1922.

Dates: 1860 - 1918