Ruth Suckow at University of Iowa

Updates from the University of Iowa's Special Collections, 2018

Go to our RSMA News link to see some new Suckow materials posted by the Special Collections, including an excerpt from Ruth's unfinished novel (and an introduction by Ferner).

To view materials in the Suckow Papers at the University of Iowa's Special Collections, visit

RSMA President Barbara Lounsberry doing research at the Special Collections.

Almost every summer before Covid-19, Barbara, Mike and I traveled to the University of Iowa to visit the Special Collections area, do research, and frequently take materials that had been donated. They have a sizeable Ruth Suckow collection there, thanks to the work of Ferner Nuhn and Georgia.