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A. Louise Mays papers

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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

A Political Dialogue: Iowa's Women Legislators oral histories

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Identifier: IWA0089
Abstract Interviews with Iowa women legislators conducted by Suzanne O'Dea Schenken.
Dates: 1988-1993

Abbie Romey papers

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Identifier: IWA0146
Abstract Actress, homemaker, and 1928 graduate of the State University of Iowa in Iowa City.
Dates: 1891-1993

Abigail Van Allen papers

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Identifier: IWA0912
Abstract Iowa City resident who worked to preserve and restore Iowa City landmarks including the Old Capitol building.
Dates: 1968-2008

Adella Martinez papers

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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

Afro-American Cultural Center Records

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Identifier: RG02.0003.041
Scope and Contents The Afro-American Cultural Center Records include early pamphlets, brochuress, and newspaper clippings relate to the center in the 1970s. These records predominately contain materials documenting the events and programming of student organizations affilliated with the center on campus from the 1970s through 2004, when the Iowa Black Alumni Association held a 35th Anniversary reunion.
Dates: 1970 - 2004

Al M. Lee Papers

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Identifier: msc0851
Abstract Graduate of the Writers' Workshop, novelist and poet. This collection contains manuscripts, clippings, a photograph, and correspondence. Correspondents include Hubert Humphrey, Gene McCarthy, John F. Kennedy, Mark Strand, Cleanth Brooks, and Donald Justice among others.
Dates: 1957-1994

Albert A. Couch Papers

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Identifier: msc0065
Abstract Labor leader. Correspondence, reports, and clippings relating to a proposed hydroelectric dam at Moscow, Iowa.
Dates: 1940-1943; Majority of material found in 1940-1943

Albert Foster Dawson Papers

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Identifier: msc0067
Abstract U.S. Representative from Iowa and businessman. Speeches on various topics.
Dates: 1904-1942

Albert J. Cohen Papers

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Identifier: msc0126
Abstract American motion picture and television script writer and producer. Program scripts, department materials, memos, clippings, notes, correspondence, production budgets, and miscellaneous photographs.
Dates: 1948-1961; Majority of material found in 1951-1955

Albert N. Harbert Railroadiana Collection

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Identifier: msc0434
Abstract Correspondence and printed documents such as timetables, train orders, and rate sheets relating primarily to the Burlington, Cedar Rapids, and Northern Railway Company of Iowa.
Dates: 1867-1937; 1860-1900

Albert Zugsmith Papers

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Identifier: msc0196
Abstract American motion picture producer, director and writer. Ten script items ranging from shooting schedules to screenplays.
Dates: 1943-1964

Alberta Metcalf Kelly papers

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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

Alberta Powell Graham Papers

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Identifier: msc0615
Abstract A writer of biographies for children (on Columbus, Clara Barton, Lafayette and LaSalle, among others), Mrs. Graham also published more than 300 songs and Strike Up the Band! (1949), a collection of short biographies of American band musicians. Both her books and songs are represented in her papers.
Dates: 1945-1955

Albertson Family Papers

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Identifier: msc0009
Abstract Correspondence reflecting pioneer life in Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, and Montana.
Dates: 1856-1876

Aldeen Davis papers

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Identifier: IWA0279
Abstract Muscatine, Iowa, newspaper columnist active in arts, civic, educational, and religious organizations.
Dates: 1954-1995

Alfred M. Bailey Papers

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Identifier: msc0561
Abstract Naturalist and writer. Manuscripts of his books and articles, primarily about birds.
Dates: 1949-1955

Alice French Papers

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Identifier: msc0605
Abstract One of the most successful women writers of the later 19th century, Octave Thanet's stories and novels celebrated the status quo; she lived much of her life in Davenport, Iowa. Our holdings consist of a holograph draft of her story, The Governor's Prerogative, photographs, photocopies of other stories, and a microfilm of Voice of Nature.
Dates: 1868-1962

Alice Sophia Brant papers

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Identifier: IWA0170
Abstract Diaries of this homemaker and mother who helped manage the family's funeral home in Oelwein.
Dates: 1901-2006

Allen Wortman Papers

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Identifier: msc0732
Abstract Editor of the Malvern Leader. Personal and professional correspondence.
Dates: 1918-1990

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