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Lois Plummer Hartline papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA1271

Scope and Contents

The Lois Plummer Hartline papers consist of one memoir entitled “Lois Plummer Hartline: Milestones and Memories,” in which Hartline chronicles her experiences growing up in Des Moines and attending nursing school in Iowa City.


  • Creation: 2021


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.

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Biographical / Historical

Lois Plummer Hartline was born in 1931 to Clifford and Opal Johnson Plummer. She grew up in Des Moines and entered the State University of Iowa, now the University of Iowa, College of Nursing in 1953. She worked as a full-time school nurse until 1959 and substituted until 2004. Hartline established a scholarship at the College of Nursing in 2019.


0.25 linear inches

Language of Materials



Nursing student at University of Iowa College of Nursing in the 1950s

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers (donor no. 1647) were donated by Lois Plummer Hartline in 2021.

Related Materials

University of Iowa College of Nursing records, Iowa Women's Archives, University of Iowa Libraries, Iowa City.

Lois Plummer Hartline papers
Anna Tunnicliff
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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
319-335-5900 (Fax)