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Ruth Hamilton papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0192
Abstract

Teacher and world traveler who served in the New Hampshire legislature.

Dates: 1895-2008

Ruth Perkins Messenger Papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0516
Abstract

Reflections on growing up and raising a family in rural Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 2000

Shirley M. Sandage papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0318
Abstract

Mason City, Iowa-born civil rights activist, United States field representative for the Christian Children's Fund and director of program development for the National Organization on Disability.

Dates: 1927-2012

Swope and DeLand Families papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0391
Abstract

Family papers and subject files concerning women artists, women writers, and peace activism in Northwest Iowa.

Dates: 1876-1998

Thelma Petersen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0567
Abstract

Diaries of homemaker from Kirkman, Iowa.

Dates: 1926-2003

Van Zante and De Cook Families papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0721
Abstract

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



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1888-1969

Velma Skott Teeple memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0688
Abstract

Childhood memories of an Eastern Iowa teacher, writer, and farmwoman.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 2001

Virginia Jones papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0058
Abstract

Community activitst and writer Virginia Shrauger Jones grew up in Atlantic Iowa and served as a Captain in the U. S. Marine Corps during World War II.

Dates: 1829-2010

Virginia Randolph papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0115
Abstract

Anamosa, Iowa, poet and niece of Elizabeth Wherry.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1929-1993

Wallace Women History Project

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0403
Abstract

Transcripts of 13 oral history interviews describe the experiences of the Henry Wallace family in Iowa.

Dates: 1974-1994

Willow Hill papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0487
Abstract

Diaries describe growing up in rural Iowa in the 1960s and the period from1992 to 2001.

Dates: 1960-2001

Winnifred Hiatt Scanlan papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0419
Abstract

Memoir of growing up in Stockport, Iowa.



Arrangement

Two books, shelved in printed works collection [99-373 and 99-374].

Dates: 1996

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Adams, Vicki 1
Albia Woman's Club (Albia, Iowa) 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
American Association of University Women 1
Annin, Marilyn 1
Ashby, Rhoda 1
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 1
Balster, Stella Werden 1
Barnes, Lea Boyce 1
Basgall, Carol 1
Beck, Jennie, 1903- 1
Berry, Dora Martin, 1937- 1
Berry, Jean, 1938- 1
Bettendorf Public Library (Bettendorf, Iowa) 1
Bloom, Isabel 1
Bobbitt family 1
Bobbitt, Benjamin Claiborne 1
Bobbitt, Laura Littlefield 1
Bobbitt, Randolph 1
Bolden, Louise, 1922- 1
Bonham, Catherine 1
Briggs, Nancy 1
Briles, Margaret Stevenson 1
Brown, Sara Slee 1
Browneller, Martha Jean Nicholson, 1920- 1
Browneller, Max 1
Bruene, Barbara 1
Bruggmann, Charles 1
Bruggmann, Dominique 1
Bruggmann, Sibylle 1
Buckwalter, Elizabeth, 1817-1886 1
Buckwalter, Mary Jane, 1852- 1
Burns, Jean I. 1
Burns, John 1
Burns-Knutson, Sharon 1
Burrows, Bess, 1895- 1
Byington, Robert, -1884 1
Camp Fire Girls. Iowana Council 1
Camp Hitaga 1
Camp Hiwela 1
Carlson, Agnes Bollesen 1
Carr, Martha Ashby 1
Chavenelle, Gail 1
Cheek, Eugene Lloyd, 1953-1990 1
Cheney, Anna Moore, 1877-1953 1
Cheney, Burton H. 1
Chong, Peggy 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Church of the Brethren Conference 1
Churchill, Isabella Van Osdall 1
Clampitt, Frank T., 1860-1943 1
Clark family 1
Clark, Dene 1
Clark, Esther Treptow, 1905-2004 1
Clark, Mary Stuart 1
Cline, Maranda 1
Coffin, Winnie 1
Coggon Ladies' Literary Society (Coggon, Iowa) 1
Coleman, Susan 1
Columbus High School (Waterloo, Iowa) 1
Cook, Marie 1
Cooper, Fannie Wilson 1
Cox, Marvel Kohlhoff 1
Coy, Gretchen Greta 1
Cranston, Derik 1
Cripliver, Ella 1
Cruikshank, Esther Flower 1
Cubbedge, Robert 1
Cummins, Albert Baird, 1850-1926 1
Dallas, Margaret, 1907-1983 1
Davis, June, 1940- 1
De Cook family 1
De Cook, Besse De Prenger 1
De Cook, Ernest 1
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DeLand, Mary Lurene Swope, 1896-1978 1
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Des Moines Child Guidance Center 1
Des Moines Suffrage Club 1
Dilkes, Dorotha Quinn 1
Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Dix family 1
Dix, Dorothy Pearl Unmack, 1908-1997 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Drake College of Pharmacy 1
Drake University 1
Ducommun, Minnie, 1906-1988 1
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