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Christine Mastalio papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA1017

Scope and Contents

The Christine Mastalio papers measure .25 linear inches. They contain her essay “GI Jane meets GI Joe: How the first female soldiers in the United States interacted with enlisted men”. The essay analyzes the papers and letters of Mastalio’s grandmother, Nelle Timlin Mastalio, and the experiences of Women’s Army Corps members during World War Two.


  • 2007

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

Christine Mastalio was a Graduate Student Assistant at the Iowa Women’s Archives, and an alumni of The University of Iowa School of Library and Information Science. Her research focused on libraries’ public outreach to underserved communities, including the poor and non-native English speakers.


0.25 linear inches

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An essay on the Women’s Army Corps during WWII.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers (donor no. 1358) were donated by Christine Mastalio in 2012.

Christine Mastalio papers
Christina Jensen, 2014
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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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