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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,...
Dates: 1939-1997

Aaron Silander papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0525
Abstract

Iowa City feminist and activist.

Dates: 1973-2004

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

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 — other: 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

Alberta Evelyn Swan Lehman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0367
Abstract

Correspondence and scrapbook of student years at Simpson Conservatory in Indianola, Iowa.

Dates: 1874-1932

Alberta Metcalf Kelly papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0176
Abstract

High school English teacher who was active in state and national Democratic Party politics during the 1950s and 1960s.

Dates: 1899-1994

Aldeen Davis papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0279
Abstract

Muscatine, Iowa, newspaper columnist active in arts, civic, educational, and religious organizations.

Dates: 1954-1995

Alice Kelley papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0485
Abstract

University of Iowa graduate who worked as a secretary. The papers mainly consist of the diaries she kept from 1926-2002.

Dates: 1888-2005

Alice Kipp papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0492
Abstract

The papers include Kipp's reminiscence of her childhood on an Iowa farm.

Dates: 1986-2006

Alice McMurry papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0646
Abstract

Promise City, Iowa elementary school teacher and poet.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1993-2001

Alice Sophia Brant papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0170
Abstract

Diaries of this homemaker and mother who helped manage the family's funeral home in Oelwein.

Dates: 1901-2006

Alma Erickson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0454
Abstract

Swedish farm woman whose three children became academics during the 1930s and 1940s.

Dates: 1897-2000

Alma Marie Kouba Kress papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0405
Abstract

Buchanan County elementary school teacher and clubwoman.

Dates: 1925-2006

Almira Safely Rutledge papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0068
Abstract

Early, Iowa, wife and mother.

Dates: 1885-1950

Alpha Evans papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0605
Abstract

Rural middle school teacher who chaired the Iowa committee to revise teacher standards in the 1970s.

Dates: 1977-2001

Alta Martin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0353
Abstract

Homemaker and mother of five who received her private pilot license in 1963.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1963-2004

Amber McClintic papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0493
Abstract

4-H scrapbook and record books.

Dates: 1976-1979

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Coe College 3
Ellsworth Community College (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 3
Everett, Beverly, 1926-2001 3
Girl Scouts of the United States of America 3
Iowa Civil Rights Commission 3
League of Women Voters of Johnson County, Iowa 3
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 3
Noun, Louise R. 3
O'Dea, Suzanne, 1950- 3
Smith, Mary Louise 3
United Nations Association of the United States of America 3
United States. Navy 3
University of Iowa. Department of Physical Education and Dance 3
University of Iowa. Women's Studies Program 3
University of Minnesota 3
University of Wisconsin 3
Veterans Administration Hospital (Iowa City, Iowa) 3
Young Women's Christian Association (State University of Iowa) 3
American Association for the United Nations 2
Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women 2
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 2
Braunwarth, Sarah, 1853-1927 2
Camp Fire Girls. Iowana Council 2
Central College (Pella, Iowa) 2
Conlin, Roxanne Barton, 1944- 2
Des Moines Art Center 2
Ellsworth family 2
Emma Goldman Clinic 2
Englert, Edna Rummelhart, 1902-2005 2
Everett family 2
Felton, Geraldene, 1926- 2
Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration (La Crosse, Wis.) 2
Furgerson, Betty Jean, 1927- 2
Glandorf, Gil 2
Grand View College 2
Grefe, Mary 2
Gunderson, Helen, 1945- 2
Hemm, Joan, 1957- 2
Iowa City Public Library (Iowa City, Iowa) 2
Iowa Civil Liberties Union 2
Iowa Cornets (Basketball team) 2
Iowa Falls High School (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 2
Iowa Farm Bureau Federation 2
Iowa Mothers Association 2
Iowa Parent Teacher Association 2
Iowa Porkettes 2
Iowa State University. Cooperative Extension Service 2
Iowa Women's Political Caucus 2
Iowa. General Assembly 2
Jack, Jill, 1957- 2
Jones, Virginia Shrauger, 1921- 2
Keene, Carolyn 2
Keyes, Margaret N., 1918-2015 2
Know Your Neighbor (Panel : Des Moines, Iowa) 2
Koob, Kathryn 2
League of United Latin American Citizens 2
League of Women Voters (Des Moines, Iowa) 2
League of Women Voters of Iowa City, Iowa 2
Lloyd-Jones, Jean, 1929- 2
Marsh, Marjorie, 1913- 2
McKenzie, Bettie 2
Migrant Action Program (Mason City, Iowa) 2
Monroe Busy Bees (4-H Club : Mahaska County, Iowa) 2
Moore, Mary Ellen, 1919-1998 2
Mullen, Peg, 1917-2009 2
National Federation of Republican Women 2
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