skip to content
The biographical dictionary of Iowa Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The biographical dictionary of Iowa

Author: David Hudson; Marvin Bergman; Loren N Horton; State Historical Society of Iowa.
Publisher: Iowa City : Published for the State Historical Society of Iowa by the University of Iowa Press, ©2008.
Series: Bur oak book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
The Biographical Dictionary of Iowa includes each subject's name, birth and death dates, place of birth, education, and career and contributions. Many of the names will be instantly recognizable to most Iowans; others are largely forgotten but deserve to be remembered. Beyond the distinctive lives and times captured in the individual biographies, readers of the dictionary will gain an appreciation for how the  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Biography
Biography Dictionaries
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Hudson; Marvin Bergman; Loren N Horton; State Historical Society of Iowa.
ISBN: 9781587296857 1587296853
OCLC Number: 217263859
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xi, 594 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Bur oak book.
Responsibility: edited by David Hudson, Marvin Bergman, & Loren Horton.
More information:

Abstract:

Iowa has been blessed with citizens of strong character who have made invaluable contributions to the state and to the nation. Written by a team of more than 150 scholars and writers, this title  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"In "The Biographical Dictionary of Iowa," we have a comprehensive listing of famous and influential Iowans, from Dudley Warren Adams to the Younker brothers. This accessibly written and thorough Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/217263859> # The biographical dictionary of Iowa
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "217263859" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1076480737#Place/iowa_city> ; # Iowa City
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/iau> ;
   rdfs:comment "Unknown 'gen' value: sgp" ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1076480737#Place/iowa> ; # Iowa
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/977.70330922/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1205835> ; # Iowa.
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/53411608> ; # Marvin Bergman
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/53250148> ; # David Hudson
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/154635063> ; # State Historical Society of Iowa.
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/6237299> ; # Loren N. Horton
   schema:copyrightYear "2008" ;
   schema:datePublished "2008" ;
   schema:description "The Biographical Dictionary of Iowa includes each subject's name, birth and death dates, place of birth, education, and career and contributions. Many of the names will be instantly recognizable to most Iowans; others are largely forgotten but deserve to be remembered. Beyond the distinctive lives and times captured in the individual biographies, readers of the dictionary will gain an appreciation for how the character of the state has been shaped by the character of the individuals who have inhabited it."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1076480737> ;
   schema:genre "Dictionaries"@en ;
   schema:genre "Government publication"@en ;
   schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1076480737#Series/a_bur_oak_book> ; # A Bur oak book
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1076480737#Series/bur_oak_book> ; # Bur oak book.
   schema:name "The biographical dictionary of Iowa"@en ;
   schema:productID "217263859" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/217263859#PublicationEvent/iowa_city_published_for_the_state_historical_society_of_iowa_by_the_university_of_iowa_press_2008> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1076480737#Agent/published_for_the_state_historical_society_of_iowa_by_the_university_of_iowa_press> ; # Published for the State Historical Society of Iowa by the University of Iowa Press
   schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0814/2008014531.html> ;
   schema:url <http://digital.lib.uiowa.edu/uipress/bdi/Default.aspx> ;
   schema:url <http://digital.lib.uiowa.edu/uipress/bdi/> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781587296857> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/217263859> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1076480737#Agent/published_for_the_state_historical_society_of_iowa_by_the_university_of_iowa_press> # Published for the State Historical Society of Iowa by the University of Iowa Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Published for the State Historical Society of Iowa by the University of Iowa Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1076480737#Series/a_bur_oak_book> # A Bur oak book
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/217263859> ; # The biographical dictionary of Iowa
   schema:name "A Bur oak book" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1076480737#Series/bur_oak_book> # Bur oak book.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/217263859> ; # The biographical dictionary of Iowa
   schema:name "Bur oak book." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1205835> # Iowa.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Iowa." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/154635063> # State Historical Society of Iowa.
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "State Historical Society of Iowa." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/53250148> # David Hudson
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1937" ;
   schema:familyName "Hudson" ;
   schema:givenName "David" ;
   schema:name "David Hudson" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/53411608> # Marvin Bergman
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1953" ;
   schema:familyName "Bergman" ;
   schema:givenName "Marvin" ;
   schema:name "Marvin Bergman" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/6237299> # Loren N. Horton
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Horton" ;
   schema:givenName "Loren N." ;
   schema:name "Loren N. Horton" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781587296857>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1587296853" ;
   schema:isbn "9781587296857" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.