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Mary C. Neuhauser papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0455
Abstract

Democrat who served four terms in the Iowa House and one four-year term in the Senate (1986-1998).

Dates: 1968-1999

Mary Elizabeth Wood papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0262
Abstract

Social worker and the first African American woman in the United States to be named executive director of a greater metropolitan YWCA.

Dates: 1920-1998

Mary Frances Reger-Wilkinson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0501
Abstract

Social worker who worked for the American National Red Cross during and after World War II.

Dates: 1942-2002

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 Henrietta Peters papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0908
Abstract

Resident of Illyria Township near Wadena, Iowa, who recorded her daily activities from 1891 until her death in 1931.



Arrangement

The Iowa Women's Archives gratefully acknowledges the transcription of the diaries by Dr. Lisa Guinn, a visiting assistant professor at Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kansas, and Rio Farren, an undergraduate history major at Upper Iowa University. They completed the transcription in 2014.

Dates: 1891-1934

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

Mary Louise Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0027
Abstract

First woman to chair the Republican National Committee, serving from 1974 to 1977. Co-founder of the Louise Noun-Mary Louise Smith Iowa Women's Archives.

Dates: 1925-1997

Mary Sears McHenry papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0423
Abstract

Diary and account book of the bride of a Civil War officer.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1865-1998

Mary Terronez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0497
Abstract

Davenport area community activist and leader in its Mexican American community.

Dates: 1936-2018

Maude Barkley Keck papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0554
Abstract

Diaries and account books of this Cherokee, Iowa woman record farm chores and expenses, housekeeping and family life.

Dates: 1937-1976

Maude Esther White papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0196
Abstract

Founder of the Des Moines Tutoring Center, and Iowa's first Affirmative Action administrator from 1973 to 1978.

Dates: 1957-1996

McCown Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0852
Abstract

Northwest Iowa family including Robert McCown, head of the University of Iowa Libraries Department of Special Collections from 1986-1997.

Dates: 1909-2012

McGill Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0543
Abstract

The collection consists mainly of correspondence and includes the papers of early twentieth century labor activist, IWW member, and Buffalo school teacher, Pearl McGill.

Dates: 1885-2005

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

Mildred "Micki" Zeller papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0722
Abstract

Costume designer and avid traveler whose papers include an extensive collection of slides, related travel diaries, and materials pertaining to the Iran Hostage Crisis.

Dates: 1946-2000

Minnie Ducommun papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0553
Abstract

Diary and obituary of a rural Iowa housewife.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1936-1998

Mujeres Latinas Oral History Project

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0822
Abstract

Oral histories with Latino women and family members conducted by the staff of the Iowa Women's Archives through its Mujeres Latinas project.

Dates: 2003-2017

National Abortion Rights Action League of Iowa records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0640
Abstract

Local chapter of the national association.

Dates: 1990-2001

Nellie Bishop oral history

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0092
Abstract

Buchanan County, Iowa, native who farmed with her husband.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF; two videocassettes [V169 and V183] shelved in videocassette collection.

Dates: 1995-1998

Nellie M. Gebers papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0189
Abstract

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

Dates: 1991-1995

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Albia Woman's Club (Albia, Iowa) 1
Alfred University 1
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American Association for the United Nations 1
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Anderson, Helen 1
Anderson, Marilyn 1
Annin, Marilyn 1
Arizona State University 1
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Atalig, Angelica Lynn Rose 1
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 1
Aurora Reading Club of Pittsburgh (Pa.) 1
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Basgall, Carol 1
Baxter, Elaine (1933-2021) 1
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Beck, Jennie, 1903- 1
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Berry, Dora Martin, 1937- 1
Berry, Jean, 1938- 1
Beth El Jacob Synagogue (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
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Bowman, Annabelle 1
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Brandt, Diane, 1938- 1
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Braverman, Rosalie, 1910-2010 1
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Briggs, Nancy 1
Briles, Margaret Stevenson 1
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