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Ida Roiseland Chamness Papers

Identifier: MsC0751

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Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a handwritten manuscript, transcribed by her daughter Pauline, of part of Ida Chamness's biography and a printed booklet addressed to the Conservative Friends of Iowa.


  • Creation: 1955


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This collection is open for research.

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Biographical / Historical

Ida Chamness was born in 1867 in Kvinesdale, Norway, and died April 5, 1952. In 1900 she moved to Marshall County, Iowa; and in 1907 she moved to Cedar County, Iowa. She was very active in the Society of Friends.


0.12 Linear Feet

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Ida Chamness was born in Norway and moved to Iowa in 1900, where she was very active in the Society of Friends. This collection includes a manuscript memoir, transcribed by her daughter, and an appeal to the Yearly Meeting of Friends.

Method of Acquisition

This collection was a gift of Jennie A. Chamness.

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Repository Details

Part of the University of Iowa Special Collections Repository

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