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A. Louise Mays papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0645
Abstract Social worker and University of Iowa professor. Arrangement There are three videocassettes in the collection. "The Road Not Taken: A Retrospective" and "80th Birthday Party" (1994) VHS and 8mm. These two videocassettes are identical except for their format. They both represent a video version of Mays's scrapbook, including photographs not contained in Mays's papers,followed by filmed footage from her eightieth birthday party on June 4, 1994....
Dates: 1939-1997

Abbie Romey papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0146
Abstract Actress, homemaker, and 1928 graduate of the State University of Iowa in Iowa City.
Dates: 1891-1993

Abigail Van Allen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0912
Abstract Iowa City resident who worked to preserve and restore Iowa City landmarks including the Old Capitol building.
Dates: 1968-2008

Adelia M. Hoyt papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0844
Abstract Photos and a memoir written by a blind woman who helped establish the Iowa Home for Sightless Women in Des Moines.
Dates: 1915-2011

Adella Martinez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0582
Abstract A former resident of Cook's Point, Davenport, whose parents emigrated from Mexico to the United States in the early 1900s.
Dates: 1922-2005

Alberta Evelyn Swan Lehman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0367
Abstract Correspondence and scrapbook of student years at Simpson Conservatory in Indianola, Iowa.
Dates: 1874-1932

Alberta Metcalf Kelly papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0176
Abstract High school English teacher who was active in state and national Democratic Party politics during the 1950s and 1960s.
Dates: 1899-1994

Aldeen Davis papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0279
Abstract Muscatine, Iowa, newspaper columnist active in arts, civic, educational, and religious organizations.
Dates: 1954-1995

Alice Kelley papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0485
Abstract University of Iowa graduate who worked as a secretary. The papers mainly consist of the diaries she kept from 1926-2002.
Dates: 1888-2005; 1923-2005

Alice Sophia Brant papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0170
Abstract Diaries of this homemaker and mother who helped manage the family's funeral home in Oelwein.
Dates: 1901-2006

Alma Erickson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0454
Abstract Swedish farm woman whose three children became academics during the 1930s and 1940s.
Dates: 1897-2000

Alma Marie Kouba Kress papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0405
Abstract Buchanan County elementary school teacher and clubwoman.
Dates: 1925-2006

Almira Safely Rutledge papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0068
Abstract Early, Iowa, wife and mother.
Dates: 1885-1950

Alta Martin papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0353
Abstract Homemaker and mother of five who received her private pilot license in 1963.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1963-2004

Amelia McNeill papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0647
Abstract Farm woman who served as secretary of Monona Co. Rural Electrification Association for more than 20 years.
Dates: 1929-1971

Anita Crawford papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0599
Abstract Buchanan County farmwoman who was active in the Farm Bureau and county historical society.
Dates: 1939-1998

Anna Cochrane Lomas papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0053
Abstract Republican National Committeewoman in the 1950s and 1960s from Red Oak, Iowa.
Dates: 1917-1991

Anna Marie Mitchell papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0909
Abstract Papers of Iowa missionary serving in Japan from 1950-1982.
Dates: 1925-2000

Annette Cech papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0593
Abstract Iowa City housewife and mother whose son, Thomas Cech, won the Nobel Prize in 1989.

Arrangement Two folders, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1945-2002

Annette Lingelbach papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0639
Abstract Journalist who wrote for Des Moines and Waterloo newspapers.
Dates: 1937-1996

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Iowa. General Assembly. Senate 5
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 5
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Shrauger, Cornelia Prentiss, 1896-1985 4
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University of Iowa. Hospitals and Clinics 4
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Ellsworth Community College (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 3
Iowa Civil Rights Commission 3
Iowa Women's Hall of Fame 3
Jones, Virginia Shrauger, 1921- 3
Keyes, Margaret N., 1918-2015 3
League of United Latin American Citizens. Council 10 (Davenport, Iowa) 3
Republican National Committee (U.S.) 3
Smith, Mary Louise 3
State University of Iowa. School of Nursing 3
United Nations Association of the United States of America 3
United States. Navy 3
University of Iowa. Department of Physical Education for Women 3
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Young Women's Christian Association (State University of Iowa) 3
Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A. 3
American Association for the United Nations 2
Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women 2
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 2
Camp Fire Girls 2
Camp Fire Girls. Iowana Council 2
Coe College 2
Conlin, Roxanne Barton, 1944- 2
Davis, Aldeen 2
Day, Cornelia, 1919-2004 2
Des Moines Art Center 2
Drake University 2
Ellsworth family 2
Everett family 2
Everett, Beverly, 1926-2001 2
Federated Garden Clubs of Iowa 2
Fox, Margaret, 1912-2010 2
Furgerson, Betty Jean, 1927- 2
Girl Scouts of the United States of America 2
Grefe, Mary 2
Griffin, Edna, 1909-2000 2
International Wives Club (Iowa City, Iowa) 2
Iowa City Public Library (Iowa City, Iowa) 2
Iowa Civil Liberties Union 2
Iowa ERA Coalition 2
Iowa Falls High School (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 2
Iowa Federation of Women's Clubs 2
Iowa League for Nursing 2
Iowa Medical Society. Woman's Auxiliary 2
Iowa Mother of the Year 2
Iowa Mothers Association 2
Iowa Nurses' Association 2
Iowa Parent Teacher Association 2
Iowa Porkettes 2
Keck family 2
Keene, Carolyn 2
League of United Latin American Citizens 2
League of Women Voters (Des Moines, Iowa) 2
League of Women Voters of Iowa City, Iowa 2
Lloyd-Jones, Jean, 1929- 2
Miller family 2
Monroe Busy Bees (4-H Club : Mahaska County, Iowa) 2
Moore, Mary Ellen, 1919-1998 2
Mullen, Peg, 1917-2009 2
Muscatine Migrant Committee 2
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 2
National Federation of Republican Women 2
National Women's Conference (1st : 1977 : Houston, Tex.) 2
Nineteenth Century Club (Iowa City, Iowa) 2
Noun, Louise R. 2
O'Dea, Suzanne, 1950- 2
Older Women's League (U.S.) 2
Pennsylvania State University 2
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