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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

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

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

Aldeen Davis papers

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

Almira Ames Farnham papers

 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

Arthur W. Spivey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0150.05
Abstract Audio tape memoirs of Chautauqua and a manuscript relating to the work week of a Chautauqua crewman and crew chief.
Dates: 1925-1926; 1977

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

Bettie McKenzie papers

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Identifier: IWA0136
Abstract Community activist from Red Oak, Iowa.
Dates: 1870-2005

Betty Boller oral history

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0290
Abstract Des Moines wife and mother who worked as a secretary during World War II.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1999

Beverly Everett papers

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Identifier: IWA0148
Abstract Family farmer, volunteer, and community activist who served on U.S. National Commission for UNESCO and the International Women's Year Commission.
Dates: 1856-2001

Bonnie Kern papers

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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

Bonnie Love papers

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Identifier: IWA0860
Overview Oral history of donor Bonnie Love’s mother-in-law, Annabelle Bowman; home movies and writing by Love’s mother, Kathryn Lyman Love.
Dates: 1948-2012

Catharine King Herr papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0172
Abstract Farm wife who kept a diary from 1945 until her death in 1978.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1976-1978

Catherine Gayle Williams papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0242
Abstract Professional dancer and deputy commissioner of the Iowa Department of Social Services.
Dates: 1910-1991

Catherine Lewis papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0217
Abstract Interviews and field reports prepared by Lewis for the Smithsonian Institution's Festival of American Folklore.
Dates: 1995

Charlotte Faxon papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0086
Abstract Teacher who traveled widely during the Civil War period.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1864-1867

Christine Dutson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0249
Abstract Multi-volume memoir of a Mormon woman who was an educator, poet and advocate for the mentally ill.
Dates: 1954 - 2002

Clara Steen Skott papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0216
Abstract Free-lance writer, home economics teacher, and civic leader who wrote articles and diaries concerning life in Iowa, China, and Wisconsin.
Dates: 1899-1994

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Svoboda, Jane, 1944- 2
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Adams, Janet, 1937- 1
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Anderson, Helen 1
Anderson, Marilyn 1
Annin, Marilyn 1
Ashby, Rhoda 1
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Barclay, Winston 1
Barker, Patti 1
Basgall, Carol 1
Baxter, Elaine, 1933- 1
Beatty, Linda, 1942- 1
Beck, Jennie, 1903- 1
Bennett, Mary 1
Berry, Dora Martin, 1937- 1
Berry, Jean, 1938- 1
Bevin, Nancy 1
Bishop, Nellie, 1904-1999 1
Blind Tom, 1849-1908 1
Bloom, Amy 1
Bloom, Isabel 1
Blundall, Joan, 1945- 1
Boedeker family 1
Boedeker, Margaret Talcott 1
Bohlmann, Rachel E. 1
Bolden, Louise, 1922- 1
Boller, Betty, 1924- 1
Bollin, Kathy 1
Bonham, Catherine 1
Bowman family 1
Bowman, Annabelle 1
Boyd, Nancy Shimanek, 1947- 1
Brandt, Diane, 1938- 1
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Briles, Margaret Stevenson 1
Brown, Sara Slee 1
Bruene, Barbara 1
Bruggmann, Charles 1
Bruggmann, Dominique 1
Bruggmann, Sibylle 1
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Bucklew, Jeanette, 1946- 1
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Buckwalter, Elizabeth, 1817-1886 1
Buckwalter, Mary Jane, 1852- 1
Buhr, Florence, 1933- 1
Burns-Knutson, Sharon 1
Burrows, Bess, 1895- 1
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Casteel, Rachel 1
Chapman, Kathleen Halloran, 1937- 1
Chavenelle, Gail 1
Cheek, Eugene Lloyd, 1953-1990 1
Cheney, Anna Moore, 1877-1953 1
Cheney, Burton H. 1
Christensen, Jeanne, 1938- 1
Christensen, Naomi 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Chrysalis Foundation 1
Churchill, Isabella Van Osdall 1
Clampitt, Frank T., 1860-1943 1
Clark, Betty Jean, 1920-2005 1
Clark, Dene 1
Clark, Esther Treptow, 1905-2004 1
Clark, M. Maeve 1
Clark, Mary Stuart 1
Coffin, Barbara, 1941- 1
Coffin, Winnie 1
Cohen, Gertrude, 1913- 1
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