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Alice Kipp papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0492
Abstract

The papers include Kipp's reminiscence of her childhood on an Iowa farm.

Dates: 1986-2006

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

Claudine Harris papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0446
Abstract

Harris worked in radiation detection instrumentation. She was active in the Johnson County League of Women Voters and the Johnson County Alliance for the Mentally Ill.

Dates: 1903-2011

Edith Neal papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0660
Abstract

Known as the Vietnam Mail Lady, Neal corresponded with servicemen stationed in Vietnam from 1966 to 1969.

Dates: 1931-1997

Elizabeth Lindsay Tatum papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0824
Abstract

Peace activist and Quaker who lived in Southern Rhodesia from 1960 to 1964.

Dates: 1900-2006

Ellen Mowrer Miller papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0298
Abstract

Correspondence of 19th century Iowa woman includes letters from brother in medical school and Civil War and from sister who raised a family and maintained a farm.

Dates: 1856-1994

Elvira Gaston Platt papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0181
Abstract

Teacher and abolitionist who assisted fleeing slaves on the Underground Railroad while living in Fremont County, Iowa. Taught school to Pawnee children in Pennsylvania and Nebraska.

Dates: 1853-1974

Esther Treptow Clark papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0893
Abstract

Daughter of German immigrants whose scrapbook documents her life in the early 20th century.

Dates: 1919-2010

Gertrude Taft papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0843
Abstract

Humboldt, Iowa, native who taught high school in Iowa and worked for the Unitarian Church in Cleveland and Boston.

Dates: 1908-1926

Gladys Nelson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0662
Abstract

Republican Iowa legislator from 1950 to 1956 and former president of the League of Women Voters of Iowa.

Dates: 1938-1995

Hazelle Keir Schmuecker papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0244
Abstract

Autobiographical essays and family history of six generations by rural schoolteacher, homemaker, and artist.

Dates: 1983-2007

Helen Baird Branyan papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0758
Abstract

Letters From Egypt by Helen Baird Branyan consists primarily of Clarice Bloomfield's letters, written between 1920 and 1938. The letters describe the life of an Albia, Iowa, girl who became a missionary in Egypt.

Dates: 1920-1936

Helene Scriabine papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0080
Abstract

Author and Professor Emeritus of Russian at the University of Iowa, who emmigrated to the United States after surviving the siege of Leningrad in 1941.

Dates: 1940-1996

Jean Kern papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0631
Abstract

Professor of English and an independent scholar who taught in the Middle East and Eastern Europe as well as in Iowa.

Dates: 1921-1988

Judith Sutcliffe papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0067
Abstract

Tile artist and printer who formed Greentree Enterprises in Audubon, Iowa.

Dates: 1935-2016

Linda Lee Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0834
Abstract

Muscatine, Iowa native and basoonist who performed and taught at the university level before directing a women's recovery program in California.

Dates: 1966-1993

Lois Wescott papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0437
Abstract

Geology graduate of the University of Iowa who traveled to Japan and Venezuela to work for oil companies.

Dates: 1860-2001

Lola Moeller Zook papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0462
Abstract

Newspaper editor whose papers relate to her career as a journalist and the years she spent in occupied Japan following World War II.

Dates: 1909-2004

Magdalena "Helen" Tylee papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0471
Abstract

A German war bride who came to Iowa in 1922. During World War II she ran the family farm while her husband was serving in the armed forces.

Dates: 1917-1988

Marcella Henley Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0681
Abstract

Memoir, Confetti, of her life in Albia, Iowa, correspondence, and journals of books read since 1959.

Dates: 1938-2012

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Havel, Marie Tener, 1910-2002 1
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Human Resources Research Organization 1
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Jones, Joe Allen 1
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Kern, Jean B. 1
Kinnick, Nile C. (Nile Clarke), 1918-1943 1
Kipp, Alice, 1918- 1
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Lais, Leonore Evans 1
League of Women Voters of Johnson County, Iowa 1
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Levenson, Roger, 1914-1994 1
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Michael, Marianne Krueger, 1917- 1
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Miller, Albert, 1843-1938 1
Miller, Ellen Mowrer, 1848-1922 1
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National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (U.S.) 1
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Shrauger, Cornelia Prentiss, 1896-1985 1
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Smith, Linda Lee, 1948-1992 1
Smith, Marcella Henley, 1909-2012 1
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Stone, Bette Brooks, 1927- 1
Stone, James 1
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