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Anson R. Butler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0001
Abstract Civil War soldier and mayor of DeWitt, Iowa. Letters written to his wife while he was serving with the 26th Iowa Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War.
Dates: 1861-1900; Majority of material found within 1861-1864

Blanca Vasquez Gaines papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0899
Abstract Puerto Rican woman who served in the Women's Army Corps during World War II and trained at Fort Des Moines, Iowa.
Dates: 1944-2009

Byron McClain Letters

 Collection
Identifier: msc0004
Abstract Letters to McClain's family in Wilton Junction, Iowa, telling of experiences in Tennessee with the 2nd Regiment of Iowa Cavalry.
Dates: 1863-1864

Carl and Laura White papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0904
Abstract Letters to Iowa resident Laura Birgen from Carl White who served in the U.S. Army in France during and after World War I.
Dates: 1918-1993

Charles Cady Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0017
Abstract Civil War soldier from Danville, Iowa. Consists of letters written to his parents and family describing life in the 15th Iowa Volunteer Infantry. Also includes his promotion and discharge papers.
Dates: 1862-1864

Charles Thomas Ackley Civil War Diaries Collection

 Collection
Identifier: msc0541
Abstract One hundred and eighteen letters from Charles Thomas Ackley, mostly to his wife in Marble Rock, Iowa. Also included are newspaper clippings, brief biographies of some of the men in the Seventh Iowa Volunteer Infantry, and historical commentary.
Dates: 1864-1865

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

David James Palmer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0438
Abstract Civil War soldier. Typescripts of his Civil War correspondence, describing campaigns, battles, and camp life.
Dates: 1862-1887; 1862-1865

Edith Neal papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0660
Abstract Known as the Vietnam Mail Lady, Neal corresponded with servicemen stationed in Vietnam from 1966 to 1969.
Dates: 1931-1997

Edward Francis Winslow Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0424
Abstract Civil War soldier and railroad builder. Memoirs, correspondence, clippings, and reports relating to his service with the 4th Iowa Cavalry during the Civil War. Also includes reports and papers about the Battle of Brice's Crossroads.
Dates: 1862-1917

Frank Malcolm Letters

 Collection
Identifier: msc0026
Abstract Letters to Malcolm's wife, describing experiences in Georgia and elsewhere with the 7th Regiment of Iowa infantry.
Dates: 1864-1865; 1960

George F. Hall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0111
Abstract Civil War soldier from Iowa. Primarily letters written by Lt. George F. Hall of Co. C, 2nd Iowa Infantry Regiment, to his father during the Civil War. They discuss the food and weather, clothing, Copperheads, etc.
Dates: 1861-1864; Majority of material found in 1862-1863

George Marion Shearer Civil War Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: msc0080
Abstract Diaries of a soldier in Company E, 17th Iowa Infantry, who was captured and imprisoned in Sumter Prison, 1864-65.
Dates: 1863-1965

Giauque Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0110
Abstract Primarily the correspondence of James Giauque, a Civil War soldier who served in the 30th Iowa Infantry. Letters to his brother relate to army life, the siege of Vicksburg, and Copperheads. Also includes letters from his cousin Florian Giauque who served with the 102nd Ohio Volunteers.
Dates: 1861-1880

Harriet Adeline Stevens papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0707
Abstract Teacher of nutrition education and dietetics; U. S. Army Second Lieutenant who served as a medical hospital dietician at Camp Gordon, Georgia during World War II.
Dates: 1928-1994

Henry Clay Russell Civil War Letters

 Collection
Identifier: msc0546
Abstract Russell's correspondence to his sister, Mary, of Crawfordsville, Iowa.
Dates: 1861-1902; 1865

John W. Pratt Diaries Collection

 Collection
Identifier: msc0011
Abstract Civil War soldier. Relates his feelings and experiences with the 27th Iowa Volunteer Infantry Regiment.
Dates: 1862-1865

John Wagner Letters

 Collection
Identifier: msc0002
Abstract Correspondence to his wife from Camp Strong describing his experiences in the Graybeard regiment.
Dates: 1862

Lot Abraham Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0073
Abstract Correspondence, Civil War diaries, military records, business papers, family papers.
Dates: 1843-1921

Louise Liers papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0570
Abstract World War I Army nurse from Clayton, Iowa.
Dates: 1911-1983; 1917-1919

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Corbin, E. Palmer 1
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Hall, Israel 1
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Mann Family 1
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Olvera, Albert 1
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Palmer, David James 1
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Palmer, John E. IV 1
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Reger-Wilkinson, Mary Frances, 1909-2006 1
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Shearer, George Marion, 1837-1912 1
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