Skip to main content

Vander Wilt Family Papers

Identifier: IWA1177

  • Staff Only
  • Please navigate to collection organization to place requests.

Scope and Contents

The Vander Wilt Family papers measure 2.5 linear inches and artifacts and date from 1971 to 1991. The collection is split into four series: Basketball (1974-1991), Softball (1973 – 1977), Track and Field (1977), and Artifacts. The largest series is Basketball (1974-1991) and includes box scores, press notes, and a Hampton Girls’ Basketball Guide Book. There are nine Iowa Girls’ High School Athletic Union championship yearbooks dating from 1971-1989. The series Softball (1973-1977) contains state competition programs, and the series Track and Field (1977) also has a state competition program. There are two basketball jerseys, located in a second box under the series Artifacts.


  • Creation: 1971 - 1991


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. However, copyright status for some collection materials may be unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility and potential liability based on copyright infringement for any use rests exclusively and solely with the user. Users must properly acknowledge the Iowa Women’s Archives, The University of Iowa Libraries, as the source of the material. For further information, visit

Biographical / Historical

Beth Johnson Vander Wilt was born in 1962 in Hampton, Iowa. She played basketball in high school between 1977 and 1979 in Hampton. Keith Vander Wilt was born in 1951 in Hampton, Iowa. He coached 6-on-6 and 5-on-5 basketball between 1986 and 2000 in Rolfe, Jefferson, and Scranton, Iowa.


2.5 linear inches (Artifacts in Box 2)

Language of Materials



Iowa Girls’ High School Athletic Union championship yearbooks and other ephemera related to girls’ 6-on-6 basketball.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers (donor no. 1578) were donated by Beth Vander Wilt in 2018.

Vander Wilt Family papers
Annie Schrandt, 2018; Emma Barton-Norris, 2023.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Iowa Women's Archives Repository

100 Main Library
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City IA 52242 IaU
319-335-5900 (Fax)