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University of Iowa News Release

Nov. 9, 2004

UI Libraries Offers Free Historical Research Seminar Nov. 12

The University of Iowa Libraries will offer a research seminar on the many historical collections available in and around Iowa City at 2:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12 in the second floor conference room of the UI Main Library.

The seminar is free and open to all researchers, particularly those with an interest in primary historical sources. It will introduce participants to the wealth of materials available at the University of Iowa Libraries, the State Historical Society of Iowa in Iowa City and the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library in West Branch.

The Main Library is located at the corner of Burlington and Madison Streets in downtown Iowa City. For driving directions and parking information, check online at

While there is no charge to attend, attendees must register in advance. Registration forms are available at or by contacting Marsha Forys at 319-335-5301, or by email at

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa News Service, 300 Plaza Centre One, Suite 371, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2500.

MEDIA CONTACT: Tom Snee, 319-384-0010,