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Laura Gibson Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0069
Abstract

Casey, Iowa native who taught country school before marrying and homesteading in Wyoming in 1913. She taught school in the Philippines in the 1910s and 1920s.

Dates: 1917-1983

Lela Aurilla Yost memoir

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0325
Abstract

Schoolteacher and farm wife near Mason City and Kesley, Iowa.



Arrangement

Shelved in printer works, CT 275.Y48 AC 1990

Dates: 1995

Lela Powers Briggs papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0043
Abstract

An artist who farmed with her husband near La Porte, Iowa.

Dates: 1892-1992

Lida Cochran papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0581
Abstract

Audiovisual educator and professor in the Education Department at the University of Iowa.

Dates: 1917-2006

Lillian Ronk papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0503
Abstract

West Central Iowa farmwoman known locally as 'the flower lady.'

Dates: 1966-2000

Linda Lee Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0834
Abstract

Muscatine, Iowa native and basoonist who performed and taught at the university level before directing a women's recovery program in California.

Dates: 1966-1993

Lois McIntyre Schutte papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0678
Abstract

Two memoirs of an Iowa farm woman.



Arrangement

Two folders, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1991-1993

Lois Wescott papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0437
Abstract

Geology graduate of the University of Iowa who traveled to Japan and Venezuela to work for oil companies.

Dates: 1860-2001

Lola Moeller Zook papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0462
Abstract

Newspaper editor whose papers relate to her career as a journalist and the years she spent in occupied Japan following World War II.

Dates: 1909-2004

Lucia Thorne papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0894
Abstract

Professional singer from Clinton, Iowa who was a featured vocalist on WHO Des Moines radio for fifteen years in the 1940s and 1950s.

Dates: 1943-1957

Lucille Ketchum Carter papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0131
Abstract

1936 graduate of the School of Nursing at the State University of Iowa who was active in Democratic politics and whose correspondence includes round robin letters.

Dates: 1936-2008

Mabel Korver Van Haaften memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0409
Abstract

Dutch-American farmwoman in early nineteenth century Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1986

Madge Clark Girard papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0617
Abstract

Reflections on Girard's early life homesteading in South Dakota.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1972-1991

Magdalena "Helen" Tylee papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0471
Abstract

A German war bride who came to Iowa in 1922. During World War II she ran the family farm while her husband was serving in the armed forces.

Dates: 1917-1988

Marcella Henley Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0681
Abstract

Memoir, Confetti, of her life in Albia, Iowa, correspondence, and journals of books read since 1959.

Dates: 1938-2012

Margaret Atherton Bonney papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0313
Abstract

Bonney's research files include Iowa suffragist Mary Jane Coggeshall, scientist Mary Louise Putnam, physician Jennie McCowen, and pioneer evangelist and minister, Abner Kneeland

Dates: 1810-1992

Margaret Bobbitt Ettleman papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0711
Abstract

The 1951 memoir describes rural life in nineteenth century Iowa and Indiana.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1951-1984

Margaret Dallas papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0838
Abstract

Tipton, Iowa, high school student who graduated in 1925.

Dates: 1910-1983

Maria Cano Martinez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0537
Abstract

Maria Cano came to Iowa from Guanajuato, Mexico, with her parents in 1928. She established a Spanish language interpreter program at the University of Iowa Hospitals in 1975.

Dates: 1975-2017

Marianne Michael papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0453
Abstract

Served with her husband as missionaries for the Church of the Brethren in Garkida, Nigeria from 1948 to 1961.

Dates: 1897-2005

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United States. Naval Reserve. Women's Reserve 2
University of Iowa. Hospitals and Clinics 2
Achttien, Jack, -1924 1
Albia Woman's Club (Albia, Iowa) 1
Allen, Benita, 1911-1983 1
Alliance for the Mentally Ill 1
American Association of University Women. Iowa City Branch 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Anderson, Ruth Bluford, 1921-2013 1
Andre, Hazel Beck, 1913-1956 1
Anneberg, Dorothy Spencer 1
Art Institute of Chicago. School 1
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 1
Atlantic Refining Company 1
Audiovisual Education Association of Iowa 1
Auer family 1
Auer, Amy Sophia, 1900- 1
Balster, Stella Werden 1
Barnes, Lea Boyce 1
Bartlett family 1
Bartlett, Wes 1
Basgall, Carol 1
Block, Marjorie Bertalot, 1923-2007 1
Blom, Nancy De Vries, 1907-1993 1
Bloomfield, Clarice 1
Blunt, Dorothy 1
Bobbitt family 1
Bobbitt, Benjamin Claiborne 1
Bobbitt, Laura Littlefield 1
Bobbitt, Randolph 1
Bonham, Catherine 1
Bonney, Margaret Atherton 1
Bourret, Joan Liffring-Zug (1929-2022) 1
Boyd, June Lundy, 1922- 1
Brain family 1
Branyan, Helen 1
Braverman, Rosalie, 1910-2010 1
Brewton, Frances 1
Briggs family 1
Briggs, Lela Powers, 1896-1953 1
Brink, Christine 1
Brinton, Ada Mae Brown, 1891-1988 1
Brown, Geraldine 1
Buckley, Irene Coleman, 1904-2006 1
Buess, Erwin Joseph 1
Burgess family 1
Burgess, Nellie 1
Burr Oak Farm Press 1
Camp Algona (Algona, Iowa) 1
Camp Fire Girls. Iowana Council 1
Camp Hitaga 1
Camp Hiwela 1
Cano family 1
Carson, Frances 1
Carter, Lucille Ketchum, 1913- 1
Cech, Annette Cerveny, 1922- 1
Cech, Thomas 1
Central Washington State University 1
Cheek, Eugene Lloyd, 1953-1990 1
Chong, Peggy 1
Christensen, Esther, 1895-1987 1
Church of the Brethren Conference 1
City High School (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Clampitt, Frank T., 1860-1943 1
Clark family 1
Clark, Dene 1
Clark, Esther Treptow, 1905-2004 1
Clark, Mary Stuart 1
Cochran family 1
Cochran, Lee W. (Lee William) 1
Cochran, Lida M. 1
Coggeshall, Mary Jane Whitely, 1836-1911 1
Congressional Club (Washington, D.C.) 1
Cranston, Derik 1
Cripliver, Ella 1
Cronkhite, Vera Shepard, 1906-2003 1
Cruikshank, Esther Flower 1
Dallas, Margaret, 1907-1983 1
Dallner family 1
Dallner, Pauline Levendahl, 1918- 1
Davenport Academy of Sciences 1
De Cook family 1
De Cook, Besse De Prenger 1
De Cook, Ernest 1
De Cook, Mary Van Zante 1
DeLand family 1
DeLand, Ida Sherman 1
DeLand, Mary Lurene Swope, 1896-1978 1
Denison, Ella Strong 1
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