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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 Ames Farnham papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0105
Abstract Essay describing the life of Almira Ames Farnham, a pioneer woman from New England who settled near Morley, Iowa in 1859.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1896

Almira Safely Rutledge papers

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

Amy Sophia Auer memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0754
Abstract Photocopied memoir of the Olson and Auer families who emigrated from Norway in the nineteenth century and settled in Northwood, Iowa.
Dates: 1993

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

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

Catherine Snedeker Hill papers

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

Charlotte Faxon papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0086
Abstract Teacher who traveled widely during the Civil War period.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1864-1867

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

Cora Louise Scofield papers

 Collection — Floor: 1
Identifier: IWA0779
Overview Iowa-born historian and author who attended Vassar College.
Dates: 1881 - 1912

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

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World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 2
Achttien, Jack, -1924 1
American Academy of Neurology. Women's Auxiliary 1
Angrick, William 1
Anneberg, Dorothy Spencer 1
Auer family 1
Auer, Amy Sophia, 1900- 1
Bartley, Joy Hedges 1
Bassett, Ella 1
Bausch, Anthony 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
Churchill, Isabella Van Osdall 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
Corothers family 1
Corothers, Margaret Strang, 1871-1934 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
Dunn, Leslie 1
East Des Moines High School 1
Eddy, Susan 1
Ettinger, Rose, 1877-1909 1
Ettleman, Margaret Bobbitt, 1877-1984 1
Everett, Edith 1
Everett, Mildred Fox, 1880- 1
Eversmeyer family 1
Eversmeyer, B. E. 1
Eversmeyer, Cora, 1876-1952 1
Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company 1
Farnham, Almira Ames, 1800-1896 1
Farthing, Carol 1
Fatherson, Editha Phillips 1
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