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National League of American Pen Women, Quad Cities Branch records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0656
The National League of American Pen Women, Quad Cities Branch records date from 1976 to 1997 and measure 1.5 linear feet. The records consists of three scrapbooks containing photographs, programs, and newspaper clippings of the group. One folder of materials, filed with the third scrapbook, holds newsletters, programs, and loose scrapbook pages from 1993-1997.

Dates

  • 1976-1997

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The papers are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright held by the donor has not been transferred to The University of Iowa.

Extent

1.50 linear feet

Abstract

The National League of American Pen Women, Quad Cities Branch was established in 1976 to serve as an outlet for area women writers to communicate. The group organized scholarship competitions for high school student writers.

Biographical / Historical

The National League of American Pen Women, Quad Cities Branch was established in 1976 to serve as an outlet for area women writers to communicate. The group organized scholarship competitions for high school student writers. Individual members entered writing competitions on the state and national level; many received awards. Some of the members of the group published their own works, which ranged from romance novels to dog care books and books on coping with grief.

Method of Acquisition

The records were donated by Sally Stiles in 1999.

Related Materials

Iowa Press Women records (IWA): Contains Information from the National League of American Pen Women, Des Moines branch. National League of American Pen Women, Iowa City branch records (IWA). National League of American Pen Women, Waterloo-Cedar Rapids branch records (IWA). Connie Heckert papers (IWA): Author and group member. Vern Berry papers (IWA): Author and group member.

Other Descriptive Information

http://sdrc.lib.uiowa.edu/iwa/findingaids/html/NationalLeagueOfAmericanPenWomenQC.htm#content
Author
Heather Stecklein, 2002.
Language of description
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Iowa Women's Archives Repository

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