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Clara Woodmansee Winchell papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA1069

Scope and Contents

The Clara Woodmansee Winchell papers are undated and measure 0.25 linear inches. They contain a memoir written by Winchell about her life during the Civil War.


  • Creation: undated


Conditions Governing Access

The papers are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright held by the donor has been transferred to the University of Iowa. However, copyright status for some collection materials may be unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility and potential liability based on copyright infringement for any use rests exclusively and solely with the user. Users must properly acknowledge the Iowa Women’s Archives, The University of Iowa Libraries, as the source of the material. For further information, visit

Biographical / Historical

This glimpse into the life of a family that settled in Amity, Iowa, in 1857, describes setting up house, farming, the death of a younger sister, and abolitionist acitvities in Iowa during the Civil War.


0.25 linear inches

Language of Materials



"Stories Of My Childhood" by Clara Woodmansee Winchell.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers (donor no. 453) were donated in 1997.

Emma Barton-Norris
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Iowa Women's Archives Repository

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