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RG 119 Iowa Centennial Committee/Iowa Centennial Memorial Foundation

The Iowa Centennial Committee was organized in 1945. After the Centennial, the Iowa Centennial Memorial Foundation was established by Gov. Robert D. Blue in 1949 to administer the funds realized from the sale of the commemorative half dollar statehood coins during the centennial, for awards and scholarships. The following is a list of records in our holdings:

Title Date Span
Administrative Files - Articles of Incorporation 1949
Administrative Files - Minutes 1949-1992
Correspondence 1945-1947
Departmental and Subject Files 1947-1992
Iowa Award 1949-1992