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Christine Dutson papers

Identifier: IWA0249

Multi-volume memoir of a Mormon woman who was an educator, poet and advocate for the mentally ill.

Dates: 1954 - 2002

Emmylou Krohn papers

Identifier: IWA0634

Teacher, columnist, and textbook author from Council Bluffs area.

Dates: 1940-1998

Gladys Moeller Lage papers

Identifier: IWA0768

Personal accounts of Lage's childhood and upbringing on a farm in Cedar County, Iowa.

Dates: 1912-1992

Jesse Virginia Antrim Perkins papers

Identifier: IWA0445

Rural elementary school teacher and farm wife whose papers consist of three partial journals.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1905-1999

Jessie Field Shambaugh papers

Identifier: IWA0133

Shenandoah, Iowa teacher who became school superintendent for Page County, Iowa. She played a central role in the development of activities for rural youth and is referred to as the 'Mother of 4-H.'

Dates: 1901-1994

Jessie M. Buthmann Meyer papers

Identifier: IWA1156

Diaries and school papers of a rural school teacher and farm wife.

Dates: 1908-1982

Laura Gibson Smith papers

Identifier: IWA0069

Casey, Iowa native who taught country school before marrying and homesteading in Wyoming in 1913. She taught school in the Philippines in the 1910s and 1920s.

Dates: 1917-1983

Lucy Van Voorhis White papers

Identifier: IWA0074

Schoolteacher and farm wife of Dallas County, Iowa.

Dates: 1861-1939

Martha Jean Nicholson Browneller papers

Identifier: IWA0804

Mahaska County, Iowa, farm woman who was active in 4-H and rural organizations. She recorded her daily activities in her diaries between 1935 and 1973.

Dates: 1920-2010

Mary Johnston Elson papers

Identifier: IWA0730

Iowa teacher from Jefferson County who taught in rural schools for forty-four years and was active in the Iowa Federation of Women's Clubs.

Dates: 1928-2004

May Bennett Harshbarger papers

Identifier: IWA0088

Schoolteacher from eastern Carroll County, Iowa who managed the family farm after her husband's death in 1926.

Dates: 1898-1993

McGill Family papers

Identifier: IWA0543

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

Van Zante and De Cook Families papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0721

Late 19th century diary of adolescent Dutch-American farm girl and 1932 farm diary of her daughter-in-law.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1888-1969

Wilda Jean Schobert papers

Identifier: IWA0180

Percival, Iowa farm woman and club woman.

Dates: 1840-2000

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