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Barbara Alvord papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA1313

Scope and Contents

The Barbara Alvord papers date from 2002 to 2004 and measure 1 linear inch. The papers consist of the short one-act play "Due Time" written by J. Barbara Alvord and a newspaper clipping about Alvord.


  • Existence: 2002-2004


Conditions Governing Access

The papers are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright held by the donor has been retained by the donor.

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Biographical / Historical

J. Barbara Alvord is a former Iowa educator who served as English Department Head at Waterloo East High, Associate Principle at Ames High School, and Assistant Superintendent in the South Tama County School System.

After leaving education, she was a Certified Financial Planner and stock broker in Marshalltown. She retired in 1997 as a Marketing Officer with The Principal Financial Group in Des Moines, to devote her time to writing. Her poetry has been published in "Lyrical Iowa, Byline" and Cayuse Press zines: "Retrozine" and "The Green Tricycle." One of her plays, "Due Time," has been perfored at Living History Farms in Iowa.


1.00 linear inches

Language of Materials



A short one-act play, "Due Time," written by J. Barbara Alvord, as well as a newspaper article about Alvord.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers (donor no. 927) were donated by J. Barbara Alvord in 2004.

Barbara Alvord papers
Caroline Allen
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Repository Details

Part of the Iowa Women's Archives Repository

100 Main Library
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City IA 52242 IaU
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