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Jean Hagen papers

Identifier: IWA0999

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Scope and Contents

The Jean Hagen papers date from 1972 to 1981 and measure 2.5 linear inches. The papers are arranged in one series, Publications. The Publications series contains feminist publications from the Iowa City area and the nation as a whole which seek to express and empower the female experience. The publications include poetry, prose, and nonfiction commentary.


  • Creation: 1972-1981


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.

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Biographical / Historical

Jean Hagen lived in Iowa City and was active in the Iowa Socialist Party and the Socialist Party USA from 1978 to the late 1990s. She was often responsible for recording minutes at local and state Socialist Party meetings. She closely followed the actions of the national Socialist Party and contributed money to the McReynolds-Drufenbrock Socialist Presidential campaign in 1980. Hagen was also active in the AIDS Coalition of Johnson County, Iowa, 1988-1992.


2.50 linear inches

Language of Materials



Feminist and lesbian publications from the 1970s.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers (donor no. 930) were donated by Jean Hagen in 2015.

Jean Hagen papers
Carla DeWit, 2017
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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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