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A. Louise Mays papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0645
Abstract Social worker and University of Iowa professor. Arrangement There are three videocassettes in the collection. "The Road Not Taken: A Retrospective" and "80th Birthday Party" (1994) VHS and 8mm. These two videocassettes are identical except for their format. They both represent a video version of Mays's scrapbook, including photographs not contained in Mays's papers,followed by filmed footage from her eightieth birthday party on June 4, 1994....
Dates: 1939-1997

Adelia M. Hoyt papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0844
Abstract Photos and a memoir written by a blind woman who helped establish the Iowa Home for Sightless Women in Des Moines.
Dates: 1915-2011

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

Alice Kelley papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0485
Abstract University of Iowa graduate who worked as a secretary. The papers mainly consist of the diaries she kept from 1926-2002.
Dates: 1888-2005; 1923-2005

Alice Kipp papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0492
Abstract The papers include Kipp's reminiscence of her childhood on an Iowa farm.
Dates: 1986-2006

Alice McMurry papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0646
Abstract Promise City, Iowa elementary school teacher and poet.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1993-2001

Alma Erickson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0454
Abstract Swedish farm woman whose three children became academics during the 1930s and 1940s.
Dates: 1897-2000

Almira Ames Farnham memoir

 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

Anna Moore Cheney diaries

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

Arlene Gardner Hall papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0411
Abstract Rural Mt. Ayr, Iowa woman who worked in local homes as a washerwoman and housekeeper.
Dates: ca. 1912-1999

Bernadine Solberg papers

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

Bernice Zimmer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0876
Abstract Diaries of an Iowa woman.
Dates: 1932-2010

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

Bess Newcomer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0663
Abstract Appanoose County farmwoman, columnist, and Farm Bureau officer.
Dates: 1936-1978

Bettie McKenzie papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0136
Abstract Community activist from Red Oak, Iowa.
Dates: 1874-2003

Beverly Barnes Fix Papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0609
Abstract Television and radio broadcaster, producer and writer who worked in Iowa and Hollywood in the 1940s.
Dates: 1974-2001

Birdie Sears papers

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

Blanche Basye Gilmore papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0616
Abstract Memoir of wife, mother, and grandmother whose husband Eugene Gilmore was Vice Governor of the Phillippines in the 1920s and president of the University of Iowa from 1934 to 1940.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1970

Bonnie Kern papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0797
Abstract Iowa author who was a victim of sexual and physical abuse, served time in prison and later placed into Iowa's work release program.

Arrangement Bonnie Kern's book, Proclivity, is shelved in the printed works collection in IWA.
Dates: 1945 - 2014

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Democratic Party (Iowa) 2
Ellsworth Community College (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 2
Girl Scouts of the United States of America 2
Grinnell College 2
Iowa. General Assembly. House of Representatives 2
Iowa. General Assembly. Senate 2
Jones, Virginia Shrauger, 1921- 2
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Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A. 2
Achttien, Jack, -1924 1
Adams, Vicki 1
Albia Woman's Club (Albia, Iowa) 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
American Legion Auxiliary 1
American Theological Society 1
Anderson, Delvena, 1887-1973 1
Annin, Marilyn 1
Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women's (Dubuque, Iowa) 1
Ashby, Rhoda 1
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 1
Attlee, C. R. (Clement Richard), 1883-1967 1
Attlee, Felicity 1
Attlee, Martin 1
Attlee, Violet 1
Audubon Naturalist Society of the Central Atlantic States 1
Aurora Reading Club of Pittsburgh (Pa.) 1
B'nai Jeshurun Temple (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Backes, Lenora 1
Balster, Stella Werden 1
Barnes, Irston R. 1
Barnes, Lea Boyce 1
Bartlett family 1
Bartley, Joy Hedges 1
Basgall, Carol 1
Bayard Women's Club (Iowa) 1
Beck, Jennie, 1903- 1
Berry, Dora Martin, 1937- 1
Berry, Jean, 1938- 1
Bettendorf Public Library (Bettendorf, Iowa) 1
Birmingham High School (Birmingham, Iowa) 1
Black Hills Playhouse (Theater group) 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
Boone High School (Boone, Iowa) 1
Bourret, Joan Liffring-Zug, 1929- 1
Braunwarth, Sarah, 1853-1927 1
Briggs, John Ely, -1952 1
Briggs, Nancy 1
Briggs, Nellie Upham, -1973 1
Briggs, Shirley A. (Shirley Ann), 1918-2004 1
Briggs, Wilbur 1
Briles, Margaret Stevenson 1
Britton family 1
Britton, Cheryl, 1910-2003 1
Britton, Chester 1
Broer, Bethany 1
Broer, Faye York 1
Broer, Jacob 1
Broer, Kyle 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
Bryn Mawr College 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
Camp Shows, Inc. 1
Cargill Corn Starch and Syrup (Cedar Rapids, Iowa) 1
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