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A. Louise Mays papers

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

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

Abbie Romey papers

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

Abigail Van Allen papers

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

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

Identifier: RG02.0003.041
Dates: -

Al M. Lee Papers

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

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

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

Albert J. Cohen Papers

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

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

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

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

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

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

Aldeen Davis papers

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

Alfred M. Bailey Papers

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

Alice French Papers

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

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

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

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