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Alice Kelley papers

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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

Clara Steen Skott papers

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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

Edna Means papers

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Identifier: IWA0171
Abstract Characterist and dramatic reader, and chatauqua performer from Tama, Iowa organized her own talent agency.

Arrangement A gift copy of James W. Foley's, Some one like you (1915), presented to Means by Elias Day in 1936, has been removed to the printed works collection and cataloged separately.
Dates: 1908-1986

Helen Larson papers

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Identifier: IWA0347
Abstract Anamosa and Iowa City resident who worked for the The University of Iowa Hospital.
Dates: 1884-1996

Ines Garcia papers

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Identifier: IWA0467
Abstract Mexican American whose family migrated to the U.S., and eventually to Iowa, in the early twentieth century.
Dates: 1916-1999

Joann Weldon papers

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Identifier: IWA0521
Abstract A resident of Davenport from 1962, Weldon publicly acknowledged her lesbian identity during the early 1950s.
Dates: 1920-2003

Laura F. Hutchison Davis papers

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Identifier: IWA0075
Abstract Social worker in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, from the 1930s though the 1960s.
Dates: 1869-1993

Mae Irene Ludemann papers

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Identifier: IWA0641
Abstract High school history teacher who traveled to Europe in 1929 and recorded her experiences in a diary.
Dates: 1926-1943

Magdalena "Helen" Tylee papers

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Identifier: IWA0471
Abstract A German war bride who came to Iowa in 1922. During World War II she ran the family farm while her husband was serving in the armed forces.
Dates: 1917-1988

Margaret Langland Johnson papers

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Identifier: IWA0816
Abstract Nurse who served in the Army Nurse Corps during World War II.
Dates: 1925-1972

Marjorie Vandervelde papers

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Identifier: IWA0375
Abstract Photojournalist and writer who lived with Cuna Indians on the San Blas Islands to learn their culture and traditions.
Dates: 1837-2008

McCown Family Papers

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Identifier: IWA0852
Abstract Northwest Iowa family including Robert McCown, head of the University of Iowa Libraries Department of Special Collections from 1986-1997.
Dates: 1909-2012

Melba Gardemann Olson papers

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Identifier: IWA0456
Abstract Benton County, Iowa, farm girl and teacher who played on her high school's basketball championship team in 1927.
Dates: 1916-1993

Mildred "Micki" Zeller papers

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Identifier: IWA0722
Abstract Costume designer and avid traveler whose papers include an extensive collection of slides, related travel diaries, and materials pertaining to the Iran Hostage Crisis.
Dates: 1946-2000

Ortha Lane papers

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Identifier: IWA0747
Abstract 1917 graduate of Cornell College, Iowa, who served as a missionary in the Changchao District of Northern China.
Dates: 1921-1932

Ruth Hager Cousin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0522
Abstract Trained as a nurse between 1917 and 1920, and worked as a school nurse in Iowa Falls and Marshalltown, Iowa from 1931 to 1965.
Dates: 1914-1985

Shirley M. Sandage papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0318
Abstract Mason City, Iowa-born civil rights activist, United States field representative for the Christian Children's Fund and director of program development for the National Organization on Disability.
Dates: 1927-2012

Virginia Jones papers

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Identifier: IWA0058
Abstract Community activitst and writer Virginia Shrauger Jones grew up in Atlantic Iowa and served as a Captain in the U. S. Marine Corps during World War II.
Dates: 1829-2010

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