The Records of the Iowa Writers' Workshop consist of twelve series. Series I, Student Coursework, consists of photocopies of students' works arranged by semester and class section within each semester. It is the largest series in the collection, dating from Fall 1965 to the present. Note that a few of the semesters are filed out of chronological sequence. Series II, Award Competitions, consists of writing entries from individuals vying for scholarships and other awards. Series III, Students and Alumni, consists of files containing correspondence, applications, and other material, arranged alphabetically by name of individual. Restricted access. Series IV, Faculty, is arranged alphabetically by name of individual. Restricted access. Series V, Director's Files, consists of correspondence and other material created and received by the Office of the Director. Restricted access. Series VI, Administrative Files. Restricted access. Series VII, Accepted; Not Coming. Restricted access. Series VIII, Rejected Applicants' Evaluation Sheets. Restricted access. Series IX, Applicants' Letters of Recommendation. Restricted access. Series X, Ephemera, includes posters and other printed matter, dating from 1982 to present. Series XI, Stephen Wilbers Project, consists of correspondence and interview notes prepared by an alumnus of the Workshop who prepared a history of the program in 1980. Series XII, Jean Wylder Project, consists of survey responses obtained from numerous alumni during the early 1970s as part of a history project. The responses are arranged by era of attendance/graduation.