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Maude Barkley Keck papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0554
Abstract Diaries and account books of this Cherokee, Iowa woman record farm chores and expenses, housekeeping and family life.
Dates: 1937-1976

McGill Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0543
Abstract The collection consists mainly of correspondence and includes the papers of early twentieth century labor activist, IWW member, and Buffalo school teacher, Pearl McGill.
Dates: 1885-2005

Melba Gardemann Olson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0456
Abstract Benton County, Iowa, farm girl and teacher who played on her high school's basketball championship team in 1927.
Dates: 1916-1993

Mildred "Micki" Zeller papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0722
Abstract Costume designer and avid traveler whose papers include an extensive collection of slides, related travel diaries, and materials pertaining to the Iran Hostage Crisis.
Dates: 1946-2000

Minnie Ducommun papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0553
Abstract Diary and obituary of a rural Iowa housewife.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1936-1939, 1998

Nellie M. Gebers papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0189
Abstract Artist, writer and teacher from Ira, Iowa who studied with Grant Wood.
Dates: 1991-1995

Olson/Clampitt memoirs

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0736
Abstract Memoirs of life in rural Iowa.
Dates: 1933-1995

Ortha Lane papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0747
Abstract 1917 graduate of Cornell College, Iowa, who served as a missionary in the Changchao District of Northern China.
Dates: 1921-1932

Ortha P. Neff papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0561
Abstract Red Cross staff member who was stationed in Okinawa and Hawaii during World War II.
Dates: 1944-2006

Paul Mitchell papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0847
Abstract An edited copy of Frances Mitchell's diary entries chronicling her journey from Seattle, Washington to Tokyo, Japan in 1948.
Dates: 1948-2007

Pearl Knoop papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0379
Abstract Librarian and bird watcher from Marble Rock, Iowa.
Dates: 1933-1998

Pierce-Stuart Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0483
Abstract Diaries of Mary Pierce describe family life in Harlan, Iowa from 1927 to 1947; Mary Clark's memoir reflects on medical challenges in the early 1900s.
Dates: 1927-1989

Rosa Knutson Gangestad papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0614
Abstract The daughter of Norwegian immigrants who came to Humboldt County, Iowa in 1872. Reflections on pioneer life through handwritten stories and letters for her grandchildren.
Dates: 1867-1943

Rosemary Tharp papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0114
Abstract Cedar Falls native who served in the WAVES during World War II.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1940-1994

Ruby Crumley Mitchell diaries

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0228
Abstract Daily diaries of this Rhodes, Iowa, native.
Dates: 1904-1966; 1930-1966

Ruth Fatherson Taylor papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0489
Abstract Reminiscences and essays by Taylor and the transcript of a 1915 memoir written by Editha Phillips Fatherson.
Dates: 1915-2002

Ruth Hamilton papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0192
Abstract Teacher and world traveler who served in the New Hampshire legislature.
Dates: 1895-2008

Ruth Perkins Messenger Papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0516
Abstract Reflections on growing up and raising a family in rural Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 2000

Shirley M. Sandage papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0318
Abstract Mason City, Iowa-born civil rights activist, United States field representative for the Christian Children's Fund and director of program development for the National Organization on Disability.
Dates: 1927-2012; 1964-2012

Swope and DeLand Families papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0391
Abstract Family papers and subject files concerning women artists, women writers, and peace activism in Northwest Iowa.
Dates: 1876-1998

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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
Brown, Sara Slee 1
Browneller, Martha Jean Nicholson, 1920- 1
Browneller, Max 1
Bruene, Barbara 1
Bruggmann, Charles 1
Bruggmann, Dominique 1
Bruggmann, Sibylle 1
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
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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
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Ducommun, Minnie, 1906-1988 1
Dungy, Madgetta, 1942- 1
Dunn, Leslie 1
Dutson, Christine, 1954- 1
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