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Leona Call papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0161

Scope and Contents

The materials date from 1885 to 1943 and consist of three newspaper clippings and one magazine article about Leona Call. The newspaper clippings include Call's obituary and her brother's obituary, as well as a picture of her when she became a full professor. The magazine article honors her retirement from teaching.

Dates

  • 1886-1943

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The papers are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright held by the donor has been transferred to the University of Iowa.

Biographical / Historical

Leona Call was a Professor of Greek during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. At the State University of Iowa (now the University of Iowa), she headed the department of Greek from 1885 until her retirement in 1908. At the State University of Iowa Call helped establish the Young Women's Christian Association (now defunct). During World War I she headed the Iowa Educational Division in National Defense.

Extent

4.00 items

Abstract

Professor of Greek at the State University of Iowa during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Method of Acquisition

The items (donor no. 237) were donated by Carlton W. Crosley, Leona Call's great nephew, in 1994.
Author
Katherine Price, 1994.
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Iowa Women's Archives Repository

Contact:
100 Main Library
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City IA 52242 IaU
319-335-5068
319-335-5900 (Fax)