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Women -- Societies and clubs

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcsh: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: See scope note: http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2001008900.html

Found in 155 Collections and/or Records:

Luella Rynerson Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0861
Abstract Home extension course, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and other early twentieth century rural organization publications collected by an Iowa farm wife.
Dates: 1884-1989

Mahaska County Farm Bureau Women's Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0429
Abstract The committee splintered from the extension service in 1955 and became the largest political and corporate organization representing farmer interests in Iowa.

Arrangement 4 folders, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1971-2002

Margaret McCollum papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0143
Abstract Des Moines resident who was a leader in women's organizations including American Mother's Inc., PTA and AAUW.
Dates: 1942-2008

Marion Federation of Women's Clubs records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0643
Abstract Organization of Marion women's clubs.
Dates: 1899-1957

Martha Jean Nicholson Browneller papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0804
Abstract Mahaska County, Iowa, farm woman who was active in 4-H and rural organizations. She recorded her daily activities in her diaries between 1935 and 1973.
Dates: 1920-2010

Mary Elizabeth Wood papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0262
Abstract Social worker and the first African American woman in the United States to be named executive director of a greater metropolitan YWCA.
Dates: 1920-1998

Mary Johnston Elson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0730
Abstract Iowa teacher from Jefferson County who taught in rural schools for forty-four years and was active in the Iowa Federation of Women's Clubs.
Dates: 1928-2004; Other: Date acquired: 2008-01-23

Mary Louise Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0027
Abstract First woman to chair the Republican National Committee, serving from 1974 to 1977. Co-founder of the Louise Noun-Mary Louise Smith Iowa Women's Archives.
Dates: 1925-1997

Midwest Federation of Chaparral Poets (Iowa Chapter) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0562
Abstract The Iowa Chapter of Chaparral Poets met twice yearly (fall and spring); they studied poetry, conducted a poetry contest and wrote poetry for submission to Midwest Chaparral magazine. The organization was formed in 1942 and disbanded in 2001.
Dates: 1977-2001

Midwest Women's Studies Association records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0649
Abstract Regional branch of the National Women's Studies Association.
Dates: 1979-1992

Modern Idea Club of Thurman Iowa records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0535
Abstract Fremont County, Iowa women's club that was responsible for opening a public library in the small town of Thurman in 1936.
Dates: 1902-1998

Monday Afternoon Club (Fort Madison, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0526
Abstract Cultural women's club in Fort Madison, Iowa which focused on intellectual improvement through study and reading.
Dates: 1900-2016

Mothers for Natural Law records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0395
Abstract Organization opposed to genetically modified organisms.
Dates: 1998-2001

Muscatine Garden Club records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0653
Abstract Founded in 1929 to promote the knowledge and love of gardening.
Dates: 1930-1996

Muscatine Herb Pals records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0654
Abstract Study group organized to stimulate the advancement of herb gardening and herb use.
Dates: 1946-1994

Myrtle Keppy papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0480
Abstract Champion hog breeder, farm woman, 4-H leader, and president of the Iowa Porkettes.
Dates: 1926-2009

National Abortion Rights Action League of Iowa records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0640
Abstract Local chapter of the national association.
Dates: 1990-2001

National Association of Women in Construction, Des Moines Chapter scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0644
Abstract Organization to provide a forum for women in the construction industry to meet and exchange ideas.

Arrangement One scrapbook, shelved in Box 1, oversize.
Dates: 1961-1964

National League of American Pen Women, Iowa City Branch records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0655
Abstract The local branch was formed in 1963 and awards prize money to students.
Dates: 1964-1995

National League of American Pen Women, Quad Cities Branch records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0656
Abstract The National League of American Pen Women, Quad Cities Branch was established in 1976 to serve as an outlet for area women writers to communicate. The group organized scholarship competitions for high school student writers.
Dates: 1976-1997