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Lois McIntyre Schutte papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0678

Scope and Contents

The Lois McIntyre Schutte papers date from 1991 to 1993 and measure 1 linear inch. The papers consist of two published memoirs, Hearts (1991) and Times Change (1993) written by Lois McIntyre Schutte.

In the 236 page memoir, Hearts (1991), Schutte describes life on a farm as a child during the Depression years and later as a farmwoman. The memoirs include descriptions of harvest seasons, her mother's resourceful cooking, and holiday gatherings. Schutte reflects on a life she describes as simple yet happy. Literary quotes and family pictures are reproduced throughout the memoir.

The Times Change (1993) memoir consists of an assortment of poems, quotes and pictures weaved throughout Schutte's recollections of growing up on an Iowa farm.


  • 1991-1993


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.

Biographical / Historical

Lois McIntyre Schutte, born in 1928 to Phyllis and Wallace McIntyre, grew up on Iowa farms as the oldest of three children. A native of Fayette County, Iowa, she married Leon R. Schutte of Fredericksburg in 1952. The couple raised a daughter, Christie Marilyn, who was born in 1957.


1.00 linear inch


Two memoirs of an Iowa farm woman.


Two folders, shelved in SCVF.

Method of Acquisition

The papers (donor no. 36) were donated by Miriam Colvin in 2000.
Jun-Nicole Matsushita, 2003.
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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
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