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Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The Geraldine Greenlee papers date from 1945 to 2004 and measure 7.5 linear inches. The papers consist of teaching folders compiled by physical education majors during their senior year, departmental and professional conference brochures, a song sung during Dr. Elizabeth Halsey's retirement luncheon, the Physical Education Major Alumnae Association Newsletter, official Iowa High School Basketball Championship programs, an alumni roster of the classes of 1921 through 1966, and an address list of the class of 1952. Also included are the performance programs of the Morrow Melodians and a biographical information sheet submitted by Greenlee to the University of Iowa Department of Physical Education for Women's 100 year anniversary reunion: 100 Years On the Move.

Photographs depict the physical education student teacher uniform blazer and skirt; group photos of the sophomore, junior and senior classes taken in 1949; field hockey games; the Physical Education Major Banquet; the performing Morrow Melodians, and Women's Recreation Association (WRA) breakfast.

Newspaper clippings pertaining to women in sports and the Department of Physical Education for Women complete the collection. The color printed newspaper clippings of 1954 are located in the mapcase.

Four books regarding girls and women's sports are shelved with the printed works collection in the Iowa Women's Archives: The History of the Central District Association for Health, Physical Education and Recreation (1967) by Mabel Lee; Memories Beyond Bloomers (1978) by Mabel Lee; The Wonder of Motion (1983) by Ellis Price; and Girl's Basketball (1980) by Mildred Barnes.


  • Creation: 1945-2004


Conditions Governing Access

The papers are open for research.


From the Collection: 7.50 linear inches

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Iowa Women's Archives Repository

100 Main Library
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City IA 52242 IaU
319-335-5900 (Fax)