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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

Alberta Evelyn Swan Lehman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0367
Abstract

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

Dates: 1874-1932

Alma Erickson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0454
Abstract

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

Dates: 1897-2000

Anna Marie Mitchell papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0909
Abstract

Papers of Iowa missionary serving in Japan from 1950-1982.

Dates: 1925-2000

Augusta Gustafson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0072
Abstract

Swedish immigrant who moved to Iowa in 1889. (In Swedish with English translations.)

Dates: 1884-1993

Ayako "A. Mori" Costantino papers

 Collection
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

Bernadine Solberg papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0579
Abstract

Engineering clerk, weaver, photographer, and traveler from Boone, Iowa.

Dates: 1855-1980

Bertha Hedges papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0846
Abstract

A talented seamstress and milliner, Bertha Gotter Hedges was born in Greene County, Iowa, in 1887.

Dates: 1870-2014

Bette Brooks Stone papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0360
Abstract

Mapleton, Iowa high school student who sent telegrams for Western Union during World War II.

Dates: 1941-1993

Beulah Wiederrecht papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0508
Abstract

Correspondence between Wapello farm woman and two Polish families after World War II.

Dates: 1946-1995

C. Pauline Spencer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0627
Abstract

An outstanding athlete and the first woman to receive an athletic letter at the University of Iowa. She graduated in 1923.

Dates: 1920 -1985

Carl and Laura White papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0904
Abstract

Letters to Iowa resident Laura Birgen from Carl White who served in the U.S. Army in France during and after World War I.

Dates: 1918-1993

Carrie Lindahl papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0638
Abstract

Rural Linn County banker who worked outside of the home from 1910s to 1960s.

Dates: 1875-2001

Carrie V. Talcott papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0687
Abstract

Active clubwoman, Methodist, writer and farmer from Fayette County who spent 19 years in a retirement home in Fort Dodge.

Dates: 1913-1981

Cheryl Britton papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0873
Abstract

Career nurse and avid traveler who grew up in Dedham, Iowa and Des Moines.

Dates: 1890-2003

Christie York papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0701
Abstract

University of Iowa graduate and laboratory assistant who was active in student government and served as a steward in AFSCME Local 12.

Dates: 1950-2001

Cora Belle Pollock papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0706
Abstract

Elementary school teacher from Rolfe, Iowa who later worked as a lab technician in Fort Dodge, Iowa.

Dates: 1909-1996

Cornelia Shrauger Day papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0328
Abstract

Educated in journalism and law. Washington, Iowa, resident active in YWCA, Planned Parenthood and UNICEF.

Dates: 1890-2004

De Jong Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0906
Abstract

Dutch immigrants who settled in Iowa in the 1910s, and four generations of their descendants.

Dates: 1852-2011

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American National Red Cross 2
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Day, Cornelia, 1919-2004 2
Ellsworth Community College (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 2
Iowa Civil Rights Commission 2
Iowa. General Assembly. House of Representatives 2
Iowa. General Assembly. Senate 2
Keyes, Margaret N., 1918-2015 2
League of Women Voters of Johnson County, Iowa 2
Mason, Kären 2
Planned Parenthood Federation of America 2
Republican Party (Iowa) 2
Shrauger family 2
Shrauger, Harold, Sr. 2
White, Stanley V., 1901- 2
Achttien, Jack, -1924 1
American Association for the United Nations 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
American Theological Society 1
Antioch Baptist Church (Waterloo, Iowa) 1
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 1
Atlantic Refining Company 1
Attlee, C. R. (Clement Richard), 1883-1967 1
Attlee, Felicity 1
Attlee, Martin 1
Attlee, Violet 1
Audubon Naturalist Society of the Central Atlantic States 1
Baker, Carl 1
Barnes, Irston R. 1
Bartley, Joy Hedges 1
Beisswenger family 1
Beisswenger, Don 1
Beisswenger, Joyce, 1930-2002 1
Beisswenger, Judy 1
Birgen family 1
Birgen, Lorinda "Laura", 1898-1963 1
Birgen, Martina 1
Bohnen, Salesian Father Laurent 1
Boone High School (Boone, Iowa) 1
Bourret, Joan Liffring-Zug, 1929- 1
Brain family 1
Briggs, John Ely, -1952 1
Briggs, Nellie Upham, -1973 1
Briggs, Shirley A. (Shirley Ann), 1918-2004 1
Briggs, Wilbur 1
Brink, Christine 1
Britton family 1
Britton, Cheryl, 1910-2003 1
Britton, Chester, 1904 - 1968 1
Broer, Bethany 1
Broer, Faye York 1
Broer, Jacob 1
Broer, Kyle 1
Brown, Bill 1
Brown, Harriet Connor, 1872- 1
Brown, Maria Dean Foster, 1827-1929 1
Burns, Jean I. 1
Burns, John 1
Bush, George, 1924- 1
Camp Courageous of Iowa 1
Cargill Corn Starch and Syrup (Cedar Rapids, Iowa) 1
Carson, Rachel, 1907-1964 1
Central Methodist Episcopal Church (Oskaloosa, Iowa) 1
Chicago Theological Seminary 1
Child Development Club (Manchester, Iowa) 1
Childress, Elizabeth 1
Christen, Inez, 1906-1999 1
Church of the Brethren Conference 1
City High School (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Clark family 1
Clark, Dene 1
Clark, Dorothy, 1900-1986 1
Clark, Esther Treptow, 1905-2004 1
Clark, Harold 1
Clark, Leola 1
Clark, Stillman 1
Club Les Dames (Waterloo, Iowa) 1
Coggon Ladies' Literary Society (Coggon, Iowa) 1
Collins, Susan 1
Corita, 1918-1986 1
Cornell College (Mount Vernon, Iowa) 1
Costantino, A. Mori, 1924 - 2020 1
Costantino, Anthony 1
Council on Postsecondary Accreditation 1
Cripliver family 1
Curtis High School (Staten Island, New York, N.Y.) 1
Darling, Jay N. (Jay Norwood), 1876-1962 1
Day family 1
Day, Dennis 1
Day, Edward 1
Day, Robert 1
Day, Wilbur 1
De Jong family 1
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