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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

Augusta Gustafson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0072
Abstract Swedish immigrant who moved to Iowa in 1889. (In Swedish with English translations.)
Dates: 1884-1993

Bernadine Solberg papers

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

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

Birdie Sears papers

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

Bowersox and Osborn Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0500
Abstract The Bowersox family settled in Johnson County, Iowa in approximately 1855. The papers include a family account book, school exams and teaching certificates.
Dates: 1861-2002; 1888-1945

Bradley Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0061
Abstract Correspondence and other papers of this nineteenth-century family that resided in the Hudson River Valley of New York.
Dates: 1811-1992

Carrie Kelly Beatty papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0127
Abstract Young woman who came to Hancock County, Iowa in 1868; her experiences were recorded in the book, A Prairie Rose, by Bertha E. Bush.
Dates: 1874-1999

Carrie Lindahl papers

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

Cora Eversmeyer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0418
Abstract The daughter of a German immigrant who was born and raised on a farm in Lee County, Iowa.
Dates: 1848-1950

Daughters of Ceres (Walnut and Webster, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0113
Abstract Walnut and Webster chapter records of this social and benevolent club comprised of farmwomen.
Dates: 1898-2016

De Jong Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0906
Abstract Dutch immigrants who settled in Iowa in the 1910s, and four generations of their descendants.
Dates: 1852-2011

Eleanor Gildner Hageboeck papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0460
Abstract University of Iowa alumna and clubwoman. She wrote a column for the Iowa City Press Citizen during World War II.
Dates: 1929-1993

Elizabeth Buckwalter papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0916
Abstract Diaries of farm and family life written by Elizabeth Buckwalter and her daughter Mary Jane Buckwalter in Scott County, Iowa from 1867-1878.
Dates: 1817-2013

Ellen Mowrer Miller papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0298
Abstract Correspondence of 19th century Iowa woman includes letters from brother in medical school and Civil War and from sister who raised a family and maintained a farm.
Dates: 1856-1994

Elvira Gaston Platt papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0181
Abstract Teacher and abolitionist who assisted fleeing slaves on the Underground Railroad while living in Fremont County, Iowa. Taught school to Pawnee children in Pennsylvania and Nebraska.
Dates: 1853-1974

Iowa Byington Reed papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0555
Abstract The diaries of an Iowa City woman who supported herself as a seamstress prior to her marriage in 1896.
Dates: 1872-1936

Jennifer Riggs Cosson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0431
Abstract A known suffragist who was active in community and political circles in Des Moines, Iowa.
Dates: 1890-1943

Kate Martinson papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0084
Abstract Journals chronicle the life of an Iowa farm woman including her marriage, childrearing, family farm management, divorce, and remarriage.

Arrangement Two folders, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1872-1944

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Language
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State University of Iowa 3
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Woman's Christian Temperance Union of Iowa 2
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 2
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Achttien, Jack, -1924 1
American Academy of Neurology. Women's Auxiliary 1
Angrick, William 1
Anneberg, Dorothy Spencer 1
Bartley, Joy Hedges 1
Beatty family 1
Beatty, Carrie Kelly, 1853-1925 1
Benedict Home (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Bobbitt family 1
Bobbitt, Benjamin Claiborne 1
Bobbitt, Laura Littlefield 1
Bobbitt, Randolph 1
Bonney, Margaret Atherton 1
Boone High School (Boone, Iowa) 1
Bowersox family 1
Bowersox, Dorothy LeVier 1
Bowersox, Edna 1
Bowersox, Elizabeth C. 1
Bowersox, Fred 1
Bowersox, Jan Erkert 1
Bowersox, Lizzie E. 1
Bowersox, Mary Margaret Shuey 1
Bowersox, Thomas L. 1
Bradley family 1
Bradley, Cornelia Fitch, 1838-1893 1
Bradley, David Ogden, 1827-1895 1
Bradley, Henry 1
Bradley, Rhoda Ogden 1
Brown, Bill 1
Brown, Gerald 1
Brown, Harriet Connor, 1872- 1
Brown, Maria Dean Foster, 1827-1929 1
Buckwalter, Elizabeth, 1817-1886 1
Buckwalter, Mary Jane, 1852- 1
Bush, Bertha E. 1
Byington, Robert, -1884 1
Call, Leona, 1857-1943 1
Camp Fire Girls 1
Cheney, Anna Moore, 1877-1953 1
Cheney, Burton H. 1
Clampitt, Frank T., 1860-1943 1
Clionian Club (Davenport, Iowa) 1
Coggeshall, Mary Jane Whitely, 1836-1911 1
Coggon Ladies' Literary Society (Coggon, Iowa) 1
Cornell College (Mount Vernon, Iowa) 1
Cosson, George 1
Cosson, Jennifer Riggs, -1943 1
Cuplin, Millicent Mary, 1866-1950 1
Daughters of Ceres. Walnut Chapter (Walnut, Iowa) 1
Daughters of Ceres. Webster Chapter (Webster, Iowa) 1
Daughters of Mokanna 1
Daughters of the American Revolution 1
Davenport Academy of Sciences 1
De Cook family 1
De Cook, Besse De Prenger 1
De Cook, Ernest 1
De Cook, Mary Van Zante 1
De Jong family 1
De Jong, Bernard, 1918- 1
De Jong, Eunice, 1923-2012 1
De Jong, Frederick, -1942 1
De Jong, Henry, 1913-2002 1
De Jong, Jan, 1884-1965 1
De Jong, Jeanette, 1914-2004 1
De Jong, Joanne, 1927-2005 1
De Jong, Lorraine Schol, 1914-2007 1
De Jong, Trentje Beuckens, 1885-1978 1
Delta Zeta Sorority 1
Denison, Ella Strong 1
Des Moines Garden Club 1
Des Moines Ladies Band 1
Des Moines Women's Club 1
Dubuque Ladies' Literary Association (Dubuque, Iowa) 1
East Des Moines High School 1
Eddy, Susan 1
Ettleman, Margaret Bobbitt, 1877-1984 1
Eversmeyer family 1
Eversmeyer, B. E. 1
Eversmeyer, Cora, 1876-1952 1
Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company 1
Farthing, Carol 1
Fatherson, Editha Phillips 1
Federated Garden Clubs of Iowa 1
Fitch, Abijah 1
Flynn, Martin 1
Fullerton family 1
Fullerton, Grace, 1879-1972 1
Fullerton, William J. 1
Gangestad, Rosa Knutson, 1867-1943 1
Hageboeck, Eleanor Gildner, 1908- 1
Halferty family 1
Hedges family 1
Hedges, Bertha, 1887-1978 1
Hedges, Charles 1
Hedges, Mildred 1
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