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wa00017. Women and Religion

 Record Group
Identifier: wa00017
Papers and records of religious organizations, missionaries, clergy, women religious and other women whose spirituality was central to their work.

Found in 40 Collections and/or Records:

Agudas Achim Sisterhood records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA1020
Abstract

Records of the women’s organization activities associated with an Iowa City synagogue.

Dates: 1952-2015

Anna Marie Mitchell papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0909
Abstract

Papers of Iowa missionary serving in Japan from 1950-1982.

Dates: 1925-2000

Anna Moore Cheney diaries

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0595
Abstract

Diarist, mother, and minister's wife.

Dates: 1892-1953

Charlotte P. "Sherry" Hutchison papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA1296
Abstract

Peace and human rights activist from Des Moines, Iowa.

Dates: 1973 - 2004

Charlotte Shivvers papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0896
Abstract

Unitarian Universalist minister and daughter of Iowa State Senator Vera Shivvers.

Dates: 1940-2015

Christine Dutson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0249
Abstract

Multi-volume memoir of a Mormon woman who was an educator, poet and advocate for the mentally ill.

Dates: 1954 - 2002

Church Women United in Iowa records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0003
Abstract

Ecumenical organization.

Dates: 1933-2018

Church Women United (Johnson County, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0597
Abstract

Johnson County, Iowa chapter of Church Women United.

Dates: 1963-1998

Cynthia Grant Tucker papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA1182
Abstract

Research materials and correspondence of a historian of the Unitarian church’s female ministers in Iowa during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Dates: 1973-1994

Dorothy Clark papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0780
Abstract

Methodist Episcopal deaconess who later worked with the Mahaska County Historical Society to found the Nelson Pioneer Farm in Oskaloosa, Iowa.

Dates: 1850-1994

Edna Englert papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0604
Abstract

Iowa City native who was the organist at St. Wenceslaus Church for sixty-five years, retiring at the age of 81.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1987-2005

Edythe Stirlen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0139
Abstract

One of the first ordained female ministers in the Midwest whose sermons were broadcast on radio stations KFNF and KMA for over sixty years in Shenandoah, Iowa.

Dates: 1930-1987

Florinda Wakefield More papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0652
Abstract

Correspondence from friends, family and her husband, the itinerant minister Thomas More.

Dates: 1853-1891

Helen Baird Branyan papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0758
Abstract

Letters From Egypt by Helen Baird Branyan consists primarily of Clarice Bloomfield's letters, written between 1920 and 1938. The letters describe the life of an Albia, Iowa, girl who became a missionary in Egypt.

Dates: 1920-1936

Iowa City Area Christian Women's Club records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0538
Abstract

The Iowa City Area Christian Women's Club holds Friendship Bible Coffees and monthly luncheons. The ICCW formed in 1967 as an offshoot of Stonecroft Ministries.

Dates: 1967-2006

Jean Huffey papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0303
Abstract

Elementary schoolteacher and substitute teacher; active in PFLAG and groups promoting LGBTQ inclusion within the Lutheran Church.

Dates: 1977-2019

Josephine Marie Pletscher papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0913
Abstract

Artist, librarian, and student of Corita Kent.

Dates: 1922-2015

Joy Smith Lewallen memoir

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0738
Abstract

This is My Story, This is My Song, unpublished memoir.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1985

Kittredge Cherry and Audrey Lockwood

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0759
Abstract

Life partners Kittredge Cherry (1957-), an author, journalist, and minister to the LGBT community, and Audrey Lockwood (1957- ), a financial planner, met as students at the University of Iowa in 1975 and lived and worked in Japan before settling in California.

Dates: 1970-2009

Leona Ruppel papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA1236
Abstract

Teacher and Methodist missionary in Bombay [Mumbai], India throughout the 1920s and 1930s.

Dates: 1917-1958