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Phyllis Ewoldt Drake papers

Identifier: IWA1230

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Scope and Contents

The Phyllis Edwoldt Drake papers date from 1970 to 1978 and measure 5 linear inches. The papers are arranged in one series, the bulk of which contains newspaper clippings of her time on the Manilla Hawkettes track and basketball teams.


  • Creation: 1970 - 1978


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

Phyllis Edwoldt Drake was a high school track star and 6 on 6 basketball player for the Manilla Hawkettes. Growing up in small town Iowa, Drake had the rare opportunity to compete in competitive high school athletics as a young woman. In 1970 and 1971, she helped her track and field team become the Iowa State Champions. In 1974, she aided in her basketball team’s journey to win the Iowa State Championship.


5 linear inches

Language of Materials



High school track athlete and 6 on 6 basketball player who won the Iowa State Championship with the Manilla Hawkettes for track in 1970 and 1971 and for basketball in 1974.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers (donor no. 1619) were donated by Phyllis Edwoldt Drake in 2018.

Phyllis Ewoldt Drake papers
Emma Barton-Norris, 2021.
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Repository Details

Part of the Iowa Women's Archives Repository

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University of Iowa Libraries
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