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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

Adella Martinez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0582
Abstract A former resident of Cook's Point, Davenport, whose parents emigrated from Mexico to the United States in the early 1900s.
Dates: 1922-2005

Alberta Evelyn Swan Lehman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0367
Abstract Correspondence and scrapbook of student years at Simpson Conservatory in Indianola, Iowa.
Dates: 1874-1932

Alberta Metcalf Kelly papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0176
Abstract High school English teacher who was active in state and national Democratic Party politics during the 1950s and 1960s.
Dates: 1899-1994; 1920-1968

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 Sophia Brant papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0170
Abstract Diaries of this homemaker and mother who helped manage the family's funeral home in Oelwein.
Dates: 1921-1956

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 Safely Rutledge papers

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

Amelia McNeill papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0647
Abstract Farm woman who served as secretary of Monona Co. Rural Electrification Association for more than 20 years.
Dates: 1929-1971

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

Anita Crawford papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0599
Abstract Buchanan County farmwoman who was active in the Farm Bureau and county historical society.
Dates: 1939-1998

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

Antonia and Federico Lopez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0808
Abstract Mexican couple from the state of Guanajuato who settled permanently in Iowa in the 1910s.
Dates: 1927-1983

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

Augusta Gustafson Swanson correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0072
Abstract Swedish immigrant who moved to Iowa in 1889. (In Swedish with English translations.)
Dates: 1884-1993; 1884-1938

Ayako "A. Mori" Costantino papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0905
Abstract Japanese American activist who, after being interned in a War Relocation Center during World War II, travelled extensively and was heavily involved in human and civil rights campaigns in Iowa City and beyond.
Dates: 1944-2012; Other: Date acquired: 2012-12-06

Barbara Burrell Nichols papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0668
Abstract Mother from Ames, Iowa who died of polio in 1955.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1944-1997; 1944-1949

Basilisa Herrera papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0868
Abstract Mexican immigrant to Iowa in the 1910s, member of the Cook's Point community in Davenport, and matriarch of a large family.
Dates: 1924-2003

Bernadine Solberg papers

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

Bernice Leary papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0030
Abstract Educator, author, collector of children's books.
Dates: 1878-1977

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Shrauger, Cornelia Prentiss, 1896-1985 3
University of Iowa. Hospitals and Clinics 3
Blundall, Joan, 1945- 2
Democratic Party (Iowa) 2
Ellsworth Community College (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 2
Iowa Mothers Association 2
Jones, Virginia Shrauger, 1921- 2
Migrant Action Program (Mason City, Iowa) 2
Miller family 2
Muscatine Migrant Committee 2
O'Brien, Denise, 1949- 2
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Older Women's League (U.S.) 2
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University of Minnesota 2
Vargas, Henry, 1929- 2
White, Stanley V., 1901- 2
Achttien, Jack, -1924 1
Adams family 1
Adams, Monroe Milton 1
Aguilera, Maria Mercedes, 1936-2013 1
Albia Woman's Club (Albia, Iowa) 1
Aldrich, Bess Streeter, 1881-1954 1
American Association of University Women 1
American Legion Auxiliary 1
American Mothers, Inc. 1
American National Red Cross 1
American Theological Society 1
Anderson, Marilyn 1
Anneberg, Dorothy Spencer 1
Antioch Baptist Church (Waterloo, Iowa) 1
Art Institute of Chicago. School 1
Artists In Action (Muscatine, Iowa) 1
Ashby, Rhoda 1
Associated Country Women of the World 1
Associated Country Women of the World. Conference 1
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 1
Atlantic Refining Company 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
Auer family 1
Auer, Amy Sophia, 1900- 1
Baker, Carl 1
Barcelo family 1
BarceloĢ, Nancy V., 1946- 1
Barker, Patti 1
Barnes, Irston R. 1
Bartley, Joy Hedges 1
Basgall, Carol 1
Bassett, Ella 1
Bayard Women's Club (Iowa) 1
Becker, Virginia, 1918- 1
Beth El Jacob Synagogue (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Bevin, Nancy 1
Birmingham High School (Birmingham, Iowa) 1
Blom, Nancy De Vries, 1907-1993 1
Bollin, Kathy 1
Bonham, Catherine 1
Boone High School (Boone, Iowa) 1
Bradley family 1
Bradley, Cornelia Fitch, 1838-1893 1
Bradley, David Ogden, 1827-1895 1
Bradley, Henry 1
Bradley, Rhoda Ogden 1
Brandt family 1
Brant family 1
Brant, Alice Sophia, 1882-1956 1
Brant, Naomi 1
Briggs family 1
Briggs, John Ely, -1952 1
Briggs, Lela Powers, 1896-1953 1
Briggs, Nellie Upham, -1973 1
Briggs, Shirley A. (Shirley Ann), 1918-2004 1
Briggs, Wilbur 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, Bill 1
Brown, Harriet Connor, 1872- 1
Brown, Maria Dean Foster, 1827-1929 1
Browneller, Martha Jean Nicholson, 1920- 1
Browneller, Max 1
Bruggmann, Charles 1
Bruggmann, Dominique 1
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