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Elizabeth Shaw papers

Identifier: IWA0026


  • 1965-1977


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.


12.50 linear feet


Iowa state legislator from 1967 to 1977.

Arrangement Topical files, arranged alphabetically, boxes 1-22; correspondence, boxes 23-30.

Biographical / Historical

Elizabeth Orr Shaw was born on October 2, 1923 in Monona, Iowa, to Harold T. and Hazel Kean Orr. She received her B.A. from Drake University, her M.A. in public administration from the University of Minnesota, and her J.D. from the University of Iowa Law School. Shaw was a member of the Iowa House of Representatives from 1967 to 1972. She served in the Iowa Senate from 1973 to 1978, holding the position of Assistant Minority Leader during the 1977-1978 session.

Method of Acquisition

The papers (donor no. 27) were donated by Elizabeth Shaw.

Other Descriptive Information
Special Collections Staff and Kristen Rassbach in 1996.
Language of description

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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