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Marie Giddings papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0426
Abstract

Detailed account of farm and rural community life as Marie Giddings knew it growing up in Kossuth County during the early 20th century.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1980

Marie Rumble papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0505
Abstract

A homesteader who lived in Wyoming, Colorado and Washington State.

Dates: 1890-2002

Marie Tener Havel papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0336
Abstract

Nurse who worked in Missouri in the 1930s and at the University of Iowa Hospitals from 1948 to 1965.

Dates: 1931-1997

Marjorie Jean Bertalot Block papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0385
Abstract

My Story describes Block's training as a nurse, family life, her employment off and on the farm, and her activities in Benton County, Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1942-1998

Marjorie Mason papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0376
Abstract

Teacher, newspaper columnist and poet from Sioux City, Iowa.

Dates: 1960-1995

Marjorie Vandervelde papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0375
Abstract

Photojournalist and writer who lived with Cuna Indians on the San Blas Islands to learn their culture and traditions.

Dates: 1837-2008

Martha Wahl papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0090
Abstract

Mathematician and teacher who patented educational toys for teaching mathematics to children.

Dates: 1919-1999

Mary Ankeny Hunter papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0097
Abstract

Secretary, vice-president, and then president of the Iowa Suffrage Memorial Commission in the 1920s and 1930s. Hunter was a peace activist, prohibitionist, and Red Cross worker during World War I.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1940

Mary Hagen memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0531
Abstract

Memoir describing life on a family farm near Manly, Iowa during the 1920s and 1930s.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1996

Mary Jane Parsons papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0517
Abstract

Reflections on her pioneer life from Rochester, New York to Dakota City, Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1935

Melba Gardemann Olson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0456
Abstract

Benton County, Iowa, farm girl and teacher who played on her high school's basketball championship team in 1927.

Dates: 1916-1993

Minnette Doderer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0008
Abstract State legislator from Iowa City who was first elected to the Iowa House of Representatives in 1964. Arrangement Alphabetical file, 1944-1984 (Boxes 1-30) Campaign files 1966, 1968, 1977-1980 (Box 6) Lieutenant governor campaigns, 1970, 1977-1978 (Box 22-25) 1966-1988 (Box 31) 1986-2000 (Boxes 53-55) Correspondence 1944-1984 (Boxes 10-15) 1972-1990 (Boxes 31-33) 1974, 1978-1992 (Box 45) 1970s-2000 (Boxes 55-56) Personal material 1968-1990 (Boxes 33-35) 1975, 1981-1992 (Boxes 47-48) 1970s-2000 (Box 53) Photographs 1964-1967, 1983-1984 (Box 35) Speeches Speeches and speech material, 1966-1982 (Boxes 28-29) Undated (Box 35) 1968-2000 (Boxes 57-58) Topical files and legislation ...
Dates: 1944-2005

Mona Kadel Martin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0835
Abstract

Mona Martin (1934- ) served in the Iowa House of Representatives from Scott County from 1993-2001.

Dates: 1992-2009

Muriel Anne Dryden papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0203
Abstract

Federal government employee who held various positions during her career, including White House mail analyst.

Dates: 1935-1990

Nancy De Vries Blom papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0387
Abstract

Dutch immigrant who came to the United States in 1915 as a young child and lived on a farm in northwest Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF. My Story by Nancy Blom shelved in printed works: CT275 .B5795 A3 1982

Dates: 1982-1986

Nellie M. Gebers papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0189
Abstract

Artist, writer and teacher from Ira, Iowa who studied with Grant Wood.

Dates: 1991-1995

Norse Club records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0845
Abstract

Founded in Iowa City in 1937 to celebrate its members' Norwegian heritage.

Dates: 1930-2009

Olson/Clampitt memoirs

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0736
Abstract

Memoirs of life in rural Iowa.

Dates: 1933-1995

Ortha Lane papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0747
Abstract

1917 graduate of Cornell College, Iowa, who served as a missionary in the Changchao District of Northern China.

Dates: 1921-1932

Ortha P. Neff papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0561
Abstract

Red Cross staff member who was stationed in Okinawa and Hawaii during World War II.

Dates: 1944-2006

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Alliance for the Mentally Ill 1
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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
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Balster, Stella Werden 1
Barnes, Lea Boyce 1
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Basgall, Carol 1
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Bobbitt, Laura Littlefield 1
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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
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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
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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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