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Almira Ames Farnham papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0105
Abstract Essay describing the life of Almira Ames Farnham, a pioneer woman from New England who settled near Morley, Iowa in 1859.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1896

Bowersox and Osborn Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0500
Abstract The Bowersox family settled in Johnson County, Iowa in approximately 1855. The papers include a family account book, school exams and teaching certificates.
Dates: 1861-2002; 1888-1945

Carrie Kelly Beatty papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0127
Abstract Young woman who came to Hancock County, Iowa in 1868; her experiences were recorded in the book, A Prairie Rose, by Bertha E. Bush.
Dates: 1874-1999

Kate Martinson papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0084
Abstract Journals chronicle the life of an Iowa farm woman including her marriage, childrearing, family farm management, divorce, and remarriage.

Arrangement Two folders, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1872-1944

Margaret Bobbitt Ettleman papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0711
Abstract The 1951 memoir describes rural life in nineteenth century Iowa and Indiana.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1951-1984

Margaret Strang Corothers papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0324
Abstract Family History of the McDowall-Wilson, Strang-McDowall, and Corothers-Strang Families, 1934.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1934

Marie Rumble papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0505
Abstract A homesteader who lived in Wyoming, Colorado and Washington State.
Dates: 1890-2002

Mary Jane Parsons papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0517
Abstract Reflections on her pioneer life from Rochester, New York to Dakota City, Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1935

Mildred Fox Everett papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0606
Abstract Iowa native who became a homesteader in South Dakota, and later returned to Iowa to raise her five children on a farm.
Dates: 1811-1972

Olson/Clampitt memoirs

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0736
Abstract Memoirs of life in rural Iowa.
Dates: 1933-1995

Phoebe Kellum Mericle papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0302
Abstract Early settler in Webster County, Iowa.

Arrangement One item, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1893

Reese Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0818
Abstract Business documents, correspondence and travel ephemera of the Reese Family from Turin, Iowa.
Dates: 1800-2009

Robinson-Lacy Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0424
Abstract Correspondence diaries, scrapbook, and genealogical information regarding this Dubuque-area family.
Dates: 1852-2001

Rosa Knutson Gangestad papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0614
Abstract The daughter of Norwegian immigrants who came to Humboldt County, Iowa in 1872. Reflections on pioneer life through handwritten stories and letters for her grandchildren.
Dates: 1867-1943

Rosebelle Pierce Luick papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0828
Abstract Corresponence about daily life in the late 19th century from friends and family to Luick, a resident of Belmond, Iowa.
Dates: 1854-1902; Other: Date acquired: 2011-06-28

Ruth Fatherson Taylor papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0489
Abstract Reminiscences and essays by Taylor and the transcript of a 1915 memoir written by Editha Phillips Fatherson.
Dates: 1915-2002

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Bowersox, Thomas L. 1
Bush, Bertha E. 1
Clampitt, Frank T., 1860-1943 1
Corothers family 1
Corothers, Margaret Strang, 1871-1934 1
Denison, Ella Strong 1
Dubuque Ladies' Literary Association (Dubuque, Iowa) 1
Dunn, Leslie 1
Ettleman, Margaret Bobbitt, 1877-1984 1
Everett, Mildred Fox, 1880- 1
Farnham, Almira Ames, 1800-1896 1
Farthing, Carol 1
Fatherson, Editha Phillips 1
Gangestad, Rosa Knutson, 1867-1943 1
Hurless, Ruia Bowersox 1
Jamison, Esther, 1901-2001 1
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Lacy family 1
Lacy, Benjamin 1
Lacy, Frank Robinson 1
Lacy, Mary Woodbury, 1824-1897 1
Lacy, May Robinson 1
Leff family 1
Leff, Nellie Josephine, 1884-1972 1
Luick, Rosebelle Pierce, 1836-1914 1
Luick, William Christian 1
Martinson, Kate, 1858-1941 1
McDowall family 1
Mericle, Jacob 1
Mericle, Phoebe Kellum, 1820-1893 1
Mirich, Pearl Rumble 1
New York Medical College for Women and Hospital for Women and Children 1
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Olson, Alice M., 1904- 1
Osborn family 1
Osborn, Inez Smyth 1
Osborn, Mary A. 1
Osborn, Thomas F. 1
Osborn, Wayland 1
Parsons family 1
Parsons, Byron, -1915 1
Parsons, Mary Jane, 1842-1938 1
Reese Family 1
Reese family 1
Reese, Donald, 1916-1998 1
Reese, Henrietta Nordyke 1
Reese, Howard, 1881-1979 1
Reese, Richard Thomas, 1831-1910 1
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Robinson, Belle 1
Robinson, Laura Goddard 1
Rumble, Edna 1
Rumble, Marie, 1894-1974 1
Russell, Rebecca Elizabeth Fatherson 1
Shuey, Jacob 1
Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894 1
Strang family 1
Strang, John 1
Taylor, Edward Stewart 1
Taylor, Elizabeth Dewey 1
Taylor, Ruth Fatherson, 1912-2005 1
United States. Army. Iowa Infantry Volunteers, 11th Regiment 1
Willoughby, Grace Robinson 1
Wilson family 1
Woodbury family 1
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Yessler, Alta Bowersox 1
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