The main body of the Henry A. Wallace Papers, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, is now available to scholars, as are the Henry A. Wallace Papers, Franklin D. Roosevelt Library, Hyde Park, New York (henceforth referred to as FDRL). The Wallace diaries at Iowa City remain closed until 1975. It is expected that the family will open all of the Wallace Papers at Iowa City upon the publication of excerpts of the Wallace diaries, which are currently in the hands of the Houghton Mifflin Company.
The Henry Wallace (Uncle Henry) Papers, University of Iowa, and the Henry C. Wallace Papers, University of Iowa, are essential sources for an understanding of Henry A. Wallace in his formative years. The Henry A. Wallace Folders, Iowa State Historical Collections, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, contain interviews with former teachers and fellow students of the future Vice President as well as a few Wallace letters of interest. Wallace's career as a farm editor and lobbyist for the McNary-Haugen bill in the 1920s led him into close contact with other farm leaders. The George Peek Papers, Western Historical Collections, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri (henceforth cited as WHC), contain valuable Wallace correspondence from this period, as do the