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19th Century Iowa Farmer's Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: MsC1222
Dates: 1897-1899; 1883; 1885

A. Louise Mays papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0645
Abstract Social worker and University of Iowa professor. Arrangement There are three videocassettes in the collection. "The Road Not Taken: A Retrospective" and "80th Birthday Party" (1994) VHS and 8mm. These two videocassettes are identical except for their format. They both represent a video version of Mays's scrapbook, including photographs not contained in Mays's papers,followed by filmed footage from her eightieth birthday party on June 4, 1994."At Arm's Length" and "Raw Footage of Louise Mays" (1992) VHS. This videocassette includes a documentary on aging in Iowa, produced by Mary Frances Evans, in which Mays participated. It is followed by the unedited interview with Mays. Other persons featured on the videotape are: Estelle Alleman, Margaret Allen, Betty Atwater, Margaret Bastian, MaryEllen Buck, Robert Buck, Eileen Dawson, King Dawson, Venita Ellison, B. J.Fedler, Harold Forrester, Mildred Forrester, Helen Gore, Wayne...
Dates: 1939-1997

A Political Dialogue: Iowa's Women Legislators oral histories

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Identifier: IWA0089
Abstract

Interviews with Iowa women legislators conducted by Suzanne O'Dea Schenken.

Dates: 1988-1993

Aaron Silander papers

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Identifier: IWA0525
Abstract

Iowa City feminist and activist.

Dates: 1972-2004

Abbie Romey papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0146
Abstract

Actress, homemaker, and 1928 graduate of the State University of Iowa in Iowa City.

Dates: 1891-1993

Abigail Van Allen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0912
Abstract

Iowa City resident who worked to preserve and restore Iowa City landmarks including the Old Capitol building.

Dates: 1968-2008

Academic Records of Closed Iowa Institutions of Higher Learning; Office of the Registrar Historical Student Records

 Collection
Identifier: RG24.0001.003
Scope and Contents List of closed institutions for which the University of Iowa maintains student academic records [updated 2023 June]: AIB (Des Moines) (also known as AIB College of Business); Amity College (College Springs, Page County); Broadlawns School of Nursing (Des Moines); Capital City Commercial College (Des Moines); Cherokee Junior College (Cherokee); Covenant Radiological School; Des Moines University (Des Moines, 1865–1929; not affiliated with the current Des Moines University operation); Grundy College (Grundy Center); Iowa Lutheran School of Nursing (Des Moines); Iowa Methodist School of Nursing (Des Moines); Iowa Wesleyan University (Mount Pleasant); Jennie Edmundson Hospital School of Nursing (Council Bluffs); Keokuk College (Keokuk); Marshalltown Community School of Nursing (Marshalltown); Marycrest University (Davenport); Memorial University (Mason City); Midwestern...
Dates: 1865 - 2023

Action Studies Program Records

 Collection
Identifier: RG02.0002.001
Dates: 1968-1979

Ad Hoc Committee on Retirement Records

 Collection
Identifier: RG05.0003.032
Dates: 1978 - 1979

Ada Mae Brown Brinton memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0708
Abstract

In Sunshine and Rain in Iowa: Reminiscing through 86 Years, Brinton reflects on rural Iowa, hard work, church traditions, and the love of family and community.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1977

Adelia M. Hoyt papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0844
Abstract

Photos and a memoir written by a blind woman who helped establish the Iowa Home for Sightless Women in Des Moines.

Dates: 1915-2011

Adelia St. John Gates papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0728
Abstract

Graduate of Genesee College in New York who moved to Waterloo, Iowa as a bride.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1863-1865

Adella Martinez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0582
Abstract

A former resident of Cook's Point, Davenport, whose parents emigrated from Mexico to the United States in the early 1900s.

Dates: 1922-2005

Adrien Wing papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IWA1095
Abstract

Black attorney, faculty and Associate Dean at the University of Iowa College of Law.

Dates: 1990-1995

African American Studies Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG06.0004.001
Dates: -

Aging Studies Records

 Collection
Identifier: RG06.0041.002
Dates: 1978 - 2008

Al M. Lee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0851
Abstract

Graduate of the Writers' Workshop, novelist and poet. This collection contains manuscripts, clippings, a photograph, and correspondence. Correspondents include Hubert Humphrey, Gene McCarthy, John F. Kennedy, Mark Strand, Cleanth Brooks, and Donald Justice among others.

Dates: 1957-1994

Albert A. Couch Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0065
Abstract

Labor leader. Correspondence, reports, and clippings relating to a proposed hydroelectric dam at Moscow, Iowa.

Dates: 1940-1951; Majority of material found within 1940-1943

Albert Foster Dawson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0067
Abstract

U.S. Representative from Iowa and businessman. Speeches on various topics.

Dates: 1904-1942

Albert J. Cohen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0126
Abstract

American motion picture and television script writer and producer. Program scripts, department materials, memos, clippings, notes, correspondence, production budgets, and miscellaneous photographs.

Dates: 1948-1961; Majority of material found within 1951-1955

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