Overview Kenneth L. Roberts (1885-1957), reporter and historical novelist. Received honorary doctorate from Dartmouth College in 1934. The papers consist of manuscripts, galley proofs, correspondence, diaries, articles, maps, photographs, sketches and research material as well as scrapbooks and letter books. The papers represent his career as a writer and his interest in the practice of water dowsing.
Overview "Oliver Wiswell" by Grant Wood painting records. The collection contains correspondence between Kenneth Roberts and Grant Wood as well as clippings and auction printed matter. The painting was used a the book cover for Kenneth Roberts' book "Oliver Wiswell."