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Mary McInroy papers

 Collection — other: Box 1
Identifier: IWA0729

Scope and Contents

Home Economics notebook kept by Mary Frizell in 1961 as a student at Greenfield (Iowa) High School. Contains worksheets, recipes, mimeographed information sheets, and booklets and brochures with recipes, cooking and meal planning tips, and nutrition information.


  • 1961
  • Other: Date acquired: 2006-03-08


Biographical / Historical

Mary Frizell McInroy was born in 1947 and grew up on a farm near Greenfield, Iowa, attending one-room country schools through fifth grade, when the schools were consolidated. She graduated from Greenfield High School in 1965 and earned a bachelor's degree in history from the University of Northern Iowa in 1970. After receiving an MSLS from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill in 1971 she was employed as a librarian at the University of Iowa Libraries.


2.50 linear inches

1.00 boxes


Home Economics notebook kept by McInroy as a high school student in 1961.

Source of Acquisition

Mary McInroy

Method of Acquisition

The papers (donor no. 1023) were donated by Mary McInroy in 2006.
Kären Mason
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Repository Details

Part of the Iowa Women's Archives Repository

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