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Eva Donelson Wilson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0355
Abstract Native of Ogden, Iowa, and professor of nutrition at colleges in the United States and Brazil.
Dates: 1994

Faye T. Wookey papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0699
Abstract Native of Red Oak, Iowa who who recalls family life on a farm in Montgomery County, Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 2000

Florence Vallejo Terronez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0577
Abstract The family came to Horton, Kansas, from Mexico in 1910 and moved to West Des Moines in 1941.
Dates: 1913-2006

Georgana Falb Foster papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0435
Abstract A participant in the Camp Fire Girls between 1940 and 1954; materials include correspondence, scrapbooks and a memoir.
Dates: 1939-2002

Georgia Peeso Haygarth papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0524
Abstract Includes diaries of Georgia Peeso Haygarth of Spencer, Iowa and of her father, Melvin Moses Peeso, who was a logger in California.
Dates: 1912-1915

Gertrude Taft papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0843
Abstract Humboldt, Iowa, native who taught high school in Iowa and worked for the Unitarian Church in Cleveland and Boston.
Dates: 1908-1926

Giving Voice to their Memories: Oral Histories of African American Women in Iowa

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0331
Abstract Oral history project of the Iowa Women's Archives.
Dates: 1997-1998

Gladys Moeller Lage papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0768
Abstract Personal accounts of Lage's childhood and upbringing on a farm in Cedar County, Iowa.
Dates: 1912-1992

Gwendolyn Fowler papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0365
Abstract The first African American woman pharmacist licensed in Iowa and presidential appointee to the United States Foreign Service in the 1950s.
Dates: 1905-1996

Hazelle Keir Schmuecker papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0244
Abstract Autobiographical essays and family history of six generations by rural schoolteacher, homemaker, and artist.
Dates: 1983-2007

Hedwig Schmidt papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA1044
Overview Resident of Clayton County, Iowa, whose diaries from the 1960’s to the 1980’s related to rural life.
Dates: 1961-2015

Hedy Hustedde papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0879
Abstract Homemaker and librarian who lived abroad in Berlin for four years during the 1980s.
Dates: 1890-2010

Helen Larson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0347
Abstract Anamosa and Iowa City resident who worked for the The University of Iowa Hospital.
Dates: 1884-1996; 1905-1996

Helena Jongewaard McDonald papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0390
Abstract Teacher who attended Iowa State College in 1914.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1913-1952

Helene Scriabine papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0080
Abstract Author and Professor Emeritus of Russian at the University of Iowa, who emmigrated to the United States after surviving the siege of Leningrad in 1941.
Dates: 1937-1996; 1960-1993

Henrietta Ruff papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0289
Abstract Amana, Iowa, school teacher.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1985-1996

Her Own Story: Ten Benton County Women

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0134
Abstract Project of the Vinton, Iowa, American Association of University Women.
Dates: 1983-1992

Ida "Belle" Bandfield Holden papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0062
Abstract Schoolteacher in the Waterloo area at the turn of the century.

Arrangement One folder shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1898-1905

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

Iowa Women Artists Oral History Project

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0628
Abstract Oral histories and transcripts. Collection of 77 oral histories of Iowa women artists conducted by Jane Robinette in 1998-1999.
Dates: 1998-1999

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Albia Woman's Club (Albia, Iowa) 1
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American Association of University Women 1
Annin, Marilyn 1
Ashby, Rhoda 1
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 1
Balster, Stella Werden 1
Barnes, Lea Boyce 1
Basgall, Carol 1
Beck, Jennie, 1903- 1
Berry, Dora Martin, 1937- 1
Berry, Jean, 1938- 1
Bettendorf Public Library (Bettendorf, Iowa) 1
Bloom, Isabel 1
Bobbitt family 1
Bobbitt, Benjamin Claiborne 1
Bobbitt, Laura Littlefield 1
Bobbitt, Randolph 1
Bolden, Louise, 1922- 1
Bonham, Catherine 1
Briggs, Nancy 1
Briles, Margaret Stevenson 1
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Browneller, Martha Jean Nicholson, 1920- 1
Browneller, Max 1
Bruene, Barbara 1
Bruggmann, Charles 1
Bruggmann, Dominique 1
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Buckwalter, Elizabeth, 1817-1886 1
Buckwalter, Mary Jane, 1852- 1
Burns, Jean I. 1
Burns, John 1
Burns-Knutson, Sharon 1
Burrows, Bess, 1895- 1
Byington, Robert, -1884 1
Camp Fire Girls. Iowana Council 1
Camp Hitaga 1
Camp Hiwela 1
Carlson, Agnes Bollesen 1
Carr, Martha Ashby 1
Chavenelle, Gail 1
Cheek, Eugene Lloyd, 1953-1990 1
Cheney, Anna Moore, 1877-1953 1
Cheney, Burton H. 1
Chong, Peggy 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Church of the Brethren Conference 1
Churchill, Isabella Van Osdall 1
Clampitt, Frank T., 1860-1943 1
Clark family 1
Clark, Dene 1
Clark, Esther Treptow, 1905-2004 1
Clark, Mary Stuart 1
Coffin, Winnie 1
Coggon Ladies' Literary Society (Coggon, Iowa) 1
Coleman, Susan 1
Columbus High School (Waterloo, Iowa) 1
Cook, Marie 1
Cooper, Fannie Wilson 1
Cox, Marvel Kohlhoff 1
Coy, Gretchen Greta 1
Cranston, Derik 1
Cripliver, Ella 1
Cubbedge, Robert 1
Cummins, Albert Baird, 1850-1926 1
Dallas, Margaret, 1907-1983 1
Davis, June, 1940- 1
De Cook family 1
De Cook, Besse De Prenger 1
De Cook, Ernest 1
De Cook, Mary Van Zante 1
DeLand family 1
DeLand, Ida Sherman 1
DeLand, Mary Lurene Swope, 1896-1978 1
Democratic Party (Iowa) 1
Denison, Ella Strong 1
Dennis, Pam 1
Des Moines Child Guidance Center 1
Des Moines Suffrage Club 1
Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Dix family 1
Dix, Dorothy Pearl Unmack, 1908-1997 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Drake College of Pharmacy 1
Drake University 1
Ducommun, Minnie, 1906-1988 1
Dungy, Madgetta, 1942- 1
Dunn, Leslie 1
Dutson, Christine, 1954- 1
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