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Adelia St. John Gates papers

 Collection — other: Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0728
Abstract Graduate of Genesee College in New York who moved to Waterloo, Iowa as a bride.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1863-1865?; Other: Date acquired: 2008-05-20

Almira Safely Rutledge papers

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

Ann Larimer Papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0107
Abstract Queen City, Iowa, resident who wrote to her husband while he was serving in the Civil War.
Dates: 1865

Anna Moore Cheney diaries

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

Carrie Kelly Beatty papers

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

Catherine Snedeker Hill papers

Identifier: IWA0009
Abstract Illinois student who moved to Mt. Pleasant, Iowa.
Dates: 1854-1871

Daughters of Ceres (Walnut and Webster, Iowa) records

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

Ellen Mowrer Miller papers

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

Emeline Fuhrmeister letters

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0613
Abstract Widowed farmwoman who lived at the homes of her various children.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1908

Emily Putnam Schramm sketchbooks

Identifier: IWA0523
Abstract Sketchbooks of landscapes which focus on the Mississippi River.
Dates: 1864-1889

Florinda Wakefield More papers

Identifier: IWA0652
Abstract Correspondence from friends, family and her husband, the itinerant minister Thomas More.
Dates: 1853-1891

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

Jennie Sies papers

Identifier: IWA0496
Abstract Diary of a young Oxford, Iowa farm woman who died on October 3, 1880.
Dates: 1880

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

Mary C. Hooper papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0850
Abstract Diary chronicling Hooper's daily life in Princeton, Iowa.
Dates: 1873-1874

Mary Henrietta Peters papers

Identifier: IWA0908
Abstract Resident of Illyria Township near Wadena, Iowa, who recorded her daily activities from 1891 until her death in 1931.

Arrangement The Iowa Women's Archives gratefully acknowledges the transcription of the diaries by Dr. Lisa Guinn, a visiting assistant professor at Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kansas, and Rio Farren, an undergraduate history major at Upper Iowa University. They completed the transcription in 2014.
Dates: 1891-1934; 1891-1934

Mary Jane Parsons papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0517
Abstract Reflections on her pioneer life from Rochester, New York to Dakota City, Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1935

Phoebe Kellum Mericle Papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0302
Abstract Early settler in Webster County, Iowa.

Arrangement One item, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1893

Rosebelle Pierce Luick papers

Identifier: IWA0828
Abstract Corresponence about daily life in the late 19th century from friends and family to Luick, a resident of Belmond, Iowa.
Dates: 1854-1902; Other: Date acquired: 2011-06-28

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