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A. Louise Mays papers

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....
Dates: 1939-1997

Abbie Romey papers

Identifier: IWA0146
Abstract Actress, homemaker, and 1928 graduate of the State University of Iowa in Iowa City.
Dates: 1891-1993

Abigail Van Allen papers

Identifier: IWA0912
Abstract Iowa City resident who worked to preserve and restore Iowa City landmarks including the Old Capitol building.
Dates: 1968-2008

Adella Martinez papers

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

Identifier: IWA0367
Abstract Correspondence and scrapbook of student years at Simpson Conservatory in Indianola, Iowa.
Dates: 1874-1932

Alberta Metcalf Kelly papers

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

Identifier: IWA0279
Abstract Muscatine, Iowa, newspaper columnist active in arts, civic, educational, and religious organizations.
Dates: 1954-1995

Alice Sophia Brant papers

Identifier: IWA0170
Abstract Diaries of this homemaker and mother who helped manage the family's funeral home in Oelwein.
Dates: 1901-2006

Almira Safely Rutledge papers

Identifier: IWA0068
Abstract Early, Iowa, wife and mother.
Dates: 1885-1950

Alta Martin papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
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

Anna Cochrane Lomas papers

Identifier: IWA0053
Abstract Republican National Committeewoman in the 1950s and 1960s from Red Oak, Iowa.
Dates: 1917-1991

Anna Marie Mitchell papers

Identifier: IWA0909
Abstract Papers of Iowa missionary serving in Japan from 1950-1982.
Dates: 1925-2000

Anna Moore Cheney diaries

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0595
Abstract Diarist, mother, and minister's wife.
Dates: 1892-1953

Antonia and Federico Lopez papers

Identifier: IWA0808
Abstract Mexican couple from the state of Guanajuato who settled permanently in Iowa in the 1910s.
Dates: 1927-1983

Archie L. Greene papers

Identifier: IWA0296
Abstract Writer and volunteer who earned a doctorate in English from the University of Iowa while living with spinocerebellar degeneration.
Dates: 1963-1998

Arlene Morris papers

Identifier: IWA0276
Abstract Clinical psychologist and University of Iowa alumna who was a member of the Des Moines Know Your Neighbor panel.
Dates: 1946-1996

Athens History Circle (Iowa City, Iowa) records

Identifier: IWA0293
Abstract Iowa City study club organized in 1897.
Dates: 1902-2011

Augusta Gustafson Swanson papers

Identifier: IWA0072
Abstract Swedish immigrant who moved to Iowa in 1889. (In Swedish with English translations.)
Dates: 1884-1993

Ayako "A. Mori" Costantino papers

Identifier: IWA0905
Abstract Japanese American activist who, after being interned in a War Relocation Center during World War II, travelled extensively and was heavily involved in human and civil rights campaigns in Iowa City and beyond.
Dates: 1944-2012; Other: Date acquired: 2012-12-06

Barbara Burrell Nichols papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0668
Abstract Mother from Ames, Iowa who died of polio in 1955.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1944-1997; 1944-1949

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