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A. Louise Mays papers

 Collection
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

A Political Dialogue: Iowa's Women Legislators oral histories

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0089
Abstract Interviews with Iowa women legislators conducted by Suzanne O'Dea Schenken.
Dates: 1988-1993

Aaron Silander papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0525
Abstract Iowa City feminist and activist.
Dates: 1973-2004

Abbie Romey papers

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

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

Ada Mae Brown Brinton memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0708
Abstract In Sunshine and Rain in Iowa: Reminiscing through 86 Years, Brinton reflects on rural Iowa, hard work, church traditions, and the love of family and community.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1977

Adelia M. Hoyt papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0844
Abstract Photos and a memoir written by a blind woman who helped establish the Iowa Home for Sightless Women in Des Moines.
Dates: 1915-2011

Adelia St. John Gates papers

 Collection — other: Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0728
Abstract Graduate of Genesee College in New York who moved to Waterloo, Iowa as a bride.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1863-1865?; Other: Date acquired: 2008-05-20

Adella Martinez papers

 Collection
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

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

Alberta Metcalf Kelly papers

 Collection
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

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

Alice Kelley papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0485
Abstract University of Iowa graduate who worked as a secretary. The papers mainly consist of the diaries she kept from 1926-2002.
Dates: 1888-2005

Alice Kipp papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0492
Abstract The papers include Kipp's reminiscence of her childhood on an Iowa farm.
Dates: 1986-2006

Alice McMurry papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0646
Abstract Promise City, Iowa elementary school teacher and poet.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1993-2001

Alice Sophia Brant papers

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

Alma Erickson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0454
Abstract Swedish farm woman whose three children became academics during the 1930s and 1940s.
Dates: 1897-2000

Alma Marie Kouba Kress papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0405
Abstract Buchanan County elementary school teacher and clubwoman.
Dates: 1925-2006

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

Almira Safely Rutledge papers

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

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League of Women Voters of Johnson County, Iowa 4
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Republican National Committee (U.S.) 4
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State University of Iowa. School of Nursing 4
United States. Naval Reserve. Women's Reserve 4
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University of Minnesota 4
Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women 3
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Des Moines Women's Club 3
Ellsworth Community College (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 3
Girl Scouts of the United States of America 3
Iowa Civil Rights Commission 3
Iowa Cornets (Basketball team) 3
Iowa Farm Bureau Federation 3
Iowa Porkettes 3
Iowa. General Assembly 3
Jones, Virginia Shrauger, 1921- 3
Keene, Carolyn 3
Keyes, Margaret N., 1918-2015 3
League of United Latin American Citizens 3
Lloyd-Jones, Jean, 1929- 3
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 3
National Organization for Women 3
National Organization for Women. Iowa 3
National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.) 3
Noun, Louise R. 3
O'Brien, Denise, 1949- 3
Pennsylvania State University 3
Planned Parenthood Federation of America 3
Ray, Robert D., 1928- 3
Smith, Mary Louise 3
United Nations 3
United Nations Association of the United States of America 3
United States. Navy 3
University of Iowa. Department of Physical Education and Dance 3
University of Iowa. Department of Physical Education for Women 3
University of Iowa. Women's Studies Program 3
Veterans Administration Hospital (Iowa City, Iowa) 3
Wirt, Mildred A. (Mildred Augustine), 1905-2002 3
Women's Professional Basketball League 3
Womens International League for Peace and Freedom 3
Young Women's Christian Association (State University of Iowa) 3
Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A. 3
American Association for the United Nations 2
Anderson, Margaret, 1928- 2
Artists In Action (Muscatine, Iowa) 2
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 2
Berry, Jean, 1938- 2
Blundall, Joan, 1945- 2
Bourret, Joan Liffring-Zug, 1929- 2
Branstad, Terry E. 2
Braunwarth, Sarah, 1853-1927 2
Camp Fire Girls 2
Camp Fire Girls. Iowana Council 2
Campbell, Bonnie J., 1948- 2
Central College (Pella, Iowa) 2
Chapman, Kathleen Halloran, 1937- 2
Christen, Inez, 1906-1999 2
Clark family 2
Clark, Betty Jean, 1920-2005 2
Coffin, Barbara, 1941- 2
Cohen, Gertrude, 1913- 2
Conklin, Charlene, 1929- 2
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