Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 20 of 83

Adelia M. Hoyt papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0844
Abstract Photos and a memoir written by a blind woman who helped establish the Iowa Home for Sightless Women in Des Moines.
Dates: 1915-2011

Alice McMurry papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0646
Abstract Promise City, Iowa elementary school teacher and poet.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1993-2001

Annette Cech papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0593
Abstract Iowa City housewife and mother whose son, Thomas Cech, won the Nobel Prize in 1989.

Arrangement Two folders, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1945-2002

Bernice Zimmer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0876
Abstract Diaries of an Iowa woman.
Dates: 1932-2010

Bette Brooks Stone papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0360
Abstract Mapleton, Iowa high school student who sent telegrams for Western Union during World War II.
Dates: 1941-1993

Beverly Barnes Fix Papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0609
Abstract Television and radio broadcaster, producer and writer who worked in Iowa and Hollywood in the 1940s.
Dates: 1974-2001

Dorothy Fox Wurster papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0700
Abstract Mahaska County farm girl who won a blue ribbon in the Mahaska County's Boys' 4-H.
Dates: 1942-1987

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

Eleanor Eyestone Trummel papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0518
Abstract Home demonstration agent for Iowa State College Extension Service and homemaker.
Dates: 1916-2004

Elizabeth Fagan Lynch memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0465
Abstract Teacher and farmer of Irish descent from Dubuque County, Iowa whose memoir is called, A Trunk and its Chips.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1991

Elizabeth Lindsay Tatum papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0824
Abstract Peace activist and Quaker who lived in Southern Rhodesia from 1960 to 1964.
Dates: 1900-2006

Ellen Mowrer Miller papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0298
Abstract Correspondence of 19th century Iowa woman includes letters from brother in medical school and Civil War and from sister who raised a family and maintained a farm.
Dates: 1856-1994

Elvira Gaston Platt papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0181
Abstract Teacher and abolitionist who assisted fleeing slaves on the Underground Railroad while living in Fremont County, Iowa. Taught school to Pawnee children in Pennsylvania and Nebraska.
Dates: 1853-1974

Emma Lou Leeper Phelan papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0226
Abstract Brooklyn, Iowa, native who was a riveter for Ryan Aeronautical Company in California, 1944 to 1945.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1945-1998

Ernest Rodriguez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0784
Abstract Davenport civil rights and Chicano activist, born in the predominantly Mexican settlement of Holy City in Bettendorf, Iowa.
Dates: 1910-2014

Esther Everett papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0880
Abstract Home economics professor raised on a farm in Lacey, Iowa.
Dates: 1911-2008

Esther Thornhill papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0254
Abstract Ida Grove, Iowa mother and homemaker who worked at a hatchery and at a hamburger shop before marrying.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1956-1996

Esther Treptow Clark

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0893
Abstract Daughter of German immigrants whose scrapbook documents her life in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1919-2010

Ethel Reames papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0673
Abstract Businesswoman who was the creator and proprieter of the Reames Noodle Company in Des Moines, Iowa.
Dates: 1954-1999

Faye T. Wookey papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0699
Abstract Native of Red Oak, Iowa who who recalls family life on a farm in Montgomery County, Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 2000

Filtered By

  • Subject: Photographs X
  • Subject: Memoirs X
  • Repository: Iowa Women's Archives X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Subject
Archives (groupings) 80
Personal papers 76
20th century 65
Diaries 42
Oral histories 40
∨ more
Autobiographies 37
2001-2010 36
Families 28
Scrapbooks 26
Iowa City (Iowa) 23
Rural women 23
Teachers 23
Correspondence 22
Women in agriculture 22
Farm life 20
Teaching 19
College students 16
Rural families 15
World War, 1939-1945 15
Farmers 13
Video recordings 13
Homemakers 12
Rural girls 12
Women and War 12
Cultural artifacts 11
Speeches 11
1991-2000 10
Sound recordings 10
Women in education 10
College teachers 9
Photograph albums 9
Twentieth century 9
1981-1990 8
Des Moines (Iowa) 8
Iowa 8
Women -- 19th century 8
High school students 7
Rural schools 7
Women -- Political activity 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women 6
Immigrant families 5
Marriage 5
Rural conditions 5
Voyages and travels 5
Women -- Societies and clubs 5
Women in charitable work 5
Women lawyers 5
1971-1980 4
2011-2020 4
4-H clubs 4
Artists 4
Authors 4
Depressions -- 1929 4
English teachers 4
Journalists 4
Legislators 4
Posters 4
Rural churches 4
Social workers 4
Soldiers 4
Stock Market Crash, 1929 4
Waterloo (Iowa) 4
Women in church work 4
Women in journalism 4
Women in public life 4
Working class women 4
1921-1930 3
Agriculture 3
Bisexuals 3
Black Hawk County (Iowa) 3
Cedar Rapids (Iowa) 3
Chicago (Ill.) 3
Community activists 3
Davenport (Iowa) 3
Friendship 3
Frontier and pioneer life 3
Gays 3
Hispanic American families 3
Hispanic American women 3
Immigrants 3
Lesbians 3
Mexican American families 3
Missionaries 3
Mount Vernon (Iowa) 3
Nineteenth century 3
Nurses 3
Nursing -- Study and teaching (Associate degree) 3
Nursing -- Study and teaching (Graduate) 3
Pacifism 3
Pacifists 3
Peace 3
Poets 3
Sexual minorities 3
Slides (photographs) 3
Sports for girls 3
Sports for women 3
Transgender people 3
Volunteer workers in social service 3
∧ less
 
Language
English 25
 
Names
State University of Iowa 12
University of Iowa 6
American National Red Cross 3
Iowa State Teachers College 3
Democratic Party (Iowa) 2
∨ more
Girl Scouts of the United States of America 2
Grinnell College 2
Iowa. General Assembly. House of Representatives 2
Miller family 2
Republican Party (Iowa) 2
United States. Naval Reserve. Women's Reserve 2
University of Iowa. Hospitals and Clinics 2
Achttien, Jack, -1924 1
American Association of University Women. Iowa City Branch 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Anderson, Ruth Bluford, 1921-2013 1
Anneberg, Dorothy Spencer 1
Art Institute of Chicago. School 1
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 1
Atlantic Refining Company 1
Audiovisual Education Association of Iowa 1
Barnes, Lea Boyce 1
Bartlett family 1
Basgall, Carol 1
Block, Marjorie Bertalot, 1923-2007 1
Bonham, Catherine 1
Bonney, Margaret Atherton 1
Bourret, Joan Liffring-Zug, 1929- 1
Brain family 1
Brewton, Frances 1
Briggs family 1
Briggs, Lela Powers, 1896-1953 1
Brink, Christine 1
Brown, Geraldine 1
Camp Fire Girls. Iowana Council 1
Camp Hitaga 1
Camp Hiwela 1
Cano family 1
Carson, Frances 1
Carter, Lucille Ketchum, 1913- 1
Cech, Annette Cerveny, 1922- 1
Cech, Thomas 1
Central Washington State University 1
Chong, Peggy 1
Church of the Brethren Conference 1
City High School (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Clark, Dene 1
Clark, Esther Treptow, 1905-2004 1
Cochran family 1
Cochran, Lee W. (Lee William) 1
Cochran, Lida M. 1
Coggeshall, Mary Jane Whitely, 1836-1911 1
Congressional Club (Washington, D.C.) 1
Cranston, Derik 1
Cripliver, Ella 1
Dallas, Margaret, 1907-1983 1
Davenport Academy of Sciences 1
DeLand family 1
DeLand, Ida Sherman 1
DeLand, Mary Lurene Swope, 1896-1978 1
Depot Museum (Fayette County, Iowa) 1
Doderer, Minnette, 1923-2005 1
Dryden, Muriel Anne, 1911-1993 1
Edgerton, Wanda Misbach, 1905-2004 1
Ellis, Grace 1
Englert, Edna Rummelhart, 1902-2005 1
Evans, Mary 1
Everett family 1
Everett, Beverly, 1926-2001 1
Everett, Esther, 1910-2008 1
Everett, Fred 1
Farthing, Carol 1
Fix, Beverly Barnes, 1919- 1
Fleming, Everett A. 1
Fleming, Minerva Etheline Ford 1
Fleming, Vesie 1
Foster, Georgana Falb, 1928- 1
Fuller, Ruth Beard, 1907-2008 1
Furgerson, Betty Jean, 1927- 1
Giddings, Marie, 1908- 1
Glandorf, Gil 1
Greentree Enterprises (Audubon, Iowa) 1
Gunderson, Helen, 1945- 1
Hamilton, Carter 1
Hamilton, Ruth, 1898-2008 1
Harris family 1
Harris, Gwendolene Barry 1
Havel, George, -1983 1
Havel, Marie Tener, 1910-2002 1
Hawthorne, Frances E. 1
Hemm, Joan, 1957- 1
High Point College 1
Hoidahl, Florence 1
Hoit, Judy Herron 1
Holmes, Marjorie, 1910- 1
Hoyt, Adelia M., 1865- 1
Human Resources Research Organization 1
International Wives Club (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Iowa City Senior Center 1
Iowa Home for Sightless Women (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
∧ less