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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

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

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

Alma Erickson Swanson papers

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

Almira Safely Rutledge papers

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

Anna Moore Cheney diaries

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0595
Abstract Diarist, mother, and minister's wife.
Dates: 1892-1953

Arlene Gardner Hall papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0411
Abstract Rural Mt. Ayr, Iowa woman who worked in local homes as a washerwoman and housekeeper.
Dates: ca. 1912-1999

Bernadine Solberg papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0579
Abstract Engineering clerk, weaver, photographer, and traveler from Boone, Iowa.
Dates: 1855-1980; 1940-1980

Bernice Zimmer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0876
Abstract Diaries of an Iowa woman.
Dates: 1932-2010

Bertha Hedges papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0846
Abstract A talented seamstress and milliner, Bertha Gotter Hedges was born in Greene County, Iowa, in 1887.
Dates: 1870-2014

Bess Newcomer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0663
Abstract Appanoose County farmwoman, columnist, and Farm Bureau officer.
Dates: 1936-1978

Bettie McKenzie papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0136
Abstract Community activist from Red Oak, Iowa.
Dates: 1870-2005

Birdie Sears papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0903
Abstract Autograph book and genealogy of 19th century Iowa woman.
Dates: 1875-2013

Carrie Lindahl papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0638
Abstract Rural Linn County banker who worked outside of the home from 1910s to 1960s.
Dates: 1875-2001

Carrie V. Talcott papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0687
Abstract Active clubwoman, Methodist, writer and farmer from Fayette County who spent 19 years in a retirement home in Fort Dodge.
Dates: 1913-1981

Catharine King Herr papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0172
Abstract Farm wife who kept a diary from 1945 until her death in 1978.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1976-1978

Cheryl Britton papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0873
Abstract Career nurse and avid traveler who grew up in Dedham, Iowa and Des Moines.
Dates: 1890-2003

Christie York papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0701
Abstract University of Iowa graduate and laboratory assistant who was active in student government and served as a steward in AFSCME Local 12.
Dates: 1950-2001

Christine Dutson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0249
Abstract Multi-volume memoir of a Mormon woman who was an educator, poet and advocate for the mentally ill.
Dates: 1954 - 2002

Clara Steen Skott papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0216
Abstract Free-lance writer, home economics teacher, and civic leader who wrote articles and diaries concerning life in Iowa, China, and Wisconsin.
Dates: 1899-1994

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Christen, Inez, 1906-1999 2
Democratic Party (Iowa) 2
Ellsworth Community College (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 2
Grinnell College 2
Jones, Virginia Shrauger, 1921- 2
Keck family 2
Keyes, Margaret N., 1918-2015 2
Mason, Kären 2
Older Women's League (U.S.) 2
Stuart family 2
White family 2
Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A. 2
Achttien, Jack, -1924 1
Albia Woman's Club (Albia, Iowa) 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
American Legion Auxiliary 1
American Theological Society 1
Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women's (Dubuque, Iowa) 1
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 1
Attlee, C. R. (Clement Richard), 1883-1967 1
Attlee, Felicity 1
Attlee, Martin 1
Attlee, Violet 1
Audubon Naturalist Society of the Central Atlantic States 1
Aurora Reading Club of Pittsburgh (Pa.) 1
B'nai Jeshurun Temple (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Barnes, Irston R. 1
Bartlett family 1
Bartley, Joy Hedges 1
Bayard Women's Club (Iowa) 1
Bettendorf Public Library (Bettendorf, Iowa) 1
Birmingham High School (Birmingham, Iowa) 1
Black Hills Playhouse (Theater group) 1
Bobbitt family 1
Bobbitt, Benjamin Claiborne 1
Bobbitt, Laura Littlefield 1
Bobbitt, Randolph 1
Bonham, Catherine 1
Boone High School (Boone, Iowa) 1
Bourret, Joan Liffring-Zug, 1929- 1
Briggs, John Ely, -1952 1
Briggs, Nellie Upham, -1973 1
Briggs, Shirley A. (Shirley Ann), 1918-2004 1
Briggs, Wilbur 1
Britton family 1
Britton, Cheryl, 1910-2003 1
Britton, Chester 1
Broer, Bethany 1
Broer, Faye York 1
Broer, Jacob 1
Broer, Kyle 1
Browneller, Martha Jean Nicholson, 1920- 1
Browneller, Max 1
Bryn Mawr College 1
Buckwalter, Elizabeth, 1817-1886 1
Buckwalter, Mary Jane, 1852- 1
Burns, Jean I. 1
Burns, John 1
Byington, Robert, -1884 1
Camp Fire Girls. Iowana Council 1
Camp Hitaga 1
Camp Hiwela 1
Camp Shows, Inc. 1
Cargill Corn Starch and Syrup (Cedar Rapids, Iowa) 1
Carson, Rachel, 1907-1964 1
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Cheek, Eugene Lloyd, 1953-1990 1
Cheney, Anna Moore, 1877-1953 1
Cheney, Burton H. 1
Chicago Theological Seminary 1
Childs, Lue Prentiss, 1902-1968 1
Childs, Malissa 1
Chong, Peggy 1
Christen family 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Church of the Brethren Conference 1
City High School (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Clampitt, Frank T., 1860-1943 1
Clark, Dene 1
Clark, Esther Treptow, 1905-2004 1
Clark, Mary Stuart 1
Coffin, Winnie 1
Coggon Ladies' Literary Society (Coggon, Iowa) 1
Collins, Susan 1
Columbus High School (Waterloo, Iowa) 1
Cooper, Fannie Wilson 1
Cornell College (Mount Vernon, Iowa) 1
Council for Advancement and Support of Education 1
Cranston, Derik 1
Cripliver family 1
Cripliver, Ella 1
Cubbedge, Robert 1
Cummins, Albert Baird, 1850-1926 1
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