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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,...
Dates: 1939-1997

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

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 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

Alma Erickson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0454
Abstract

Swedish farm woman whose three children became academics during the 1930s and 1940s.

Dates: 1897-2000

Almira Safely Rutledge papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0068
Abstract

Early, Iowa, wife and mother.

Dates: 1885-1950

Arlene Gardner Hall papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0411
Abstract

Rural Mt. Ayr, Iowa woman who worked in local homes as a washerwoman and housekeeper.

Dates: 1912-1999

Bernice Zimmer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0876
Abstract

Diaries of an Iowa woman.

Dates: 1932-2010

Bettie McKenzie papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0136
Abstract

Community activist from Red Oak, Iowa.

Dates: 1870-2005

Beverly Barnes Fix papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0609
Abstract

Television and radio broadcaster, producer and writer who worked in Iowa and Hollywood in the 1940s.

Dates: 1974-2001

Carrie Lindahl papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0638
Abstract

Rural Linn County banker who worked outside of the home from 1910s to 1960s.

Dates: 1875-2001

Carrie V. Talcott papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0687
Abstract

Active clubwoman, Methodist, writer and farmer from Fayette County who spent 19 years in a retirement home in Fort Dodge.

Dates: 1913-1981

Catharine King Herr papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0172
Abstract

Farm wife who kept a diary from 1945 until her death in 1978.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1976-1978

Clara Steen Skott papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0216
Abstract

Free-lance writer, home economics teacher, and civic leader who wrote articles and diaries concerning life in Iowa, China, and Wisconsin.

Dates: 1899-1994

Dale McCormick papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0513
Abstract

Carpenter and activist for women in non-traditional jobs.

Dates: 1958-1997

E. Virginia Mowry papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0345
Abstract

Newton, Iowa teacher who later worked as an adminstrative assistant to James Cash Penney of J. C. Penney Company.

Dates: 1956-2000

Edna Means papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0171
Abstract

Characterist and dramatic reader, and chatauqua performer from Tama, Iowa organized her own talent agency.



Arrangement

A gift copy of James W. Foley's, Some one like you (1915), presented to Means by Elias Day in 1936, has been removed to the printed works collection and cataloged separately.

Dates: 1908-1986

Elizabeth Fagan Lynch memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0465
Abstract

Teacher and farmer of Irish descent from Dubuque County, Iowa whose memoir is called, A Trunk and its Chips.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1991

Ellen Hanson Mason papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0820
Abstract

Diaries chronicle Ellen Hanson Mason's life on the family farm in rural northeast Iowa.

Dates: 1929-1994

Emma Lou Leeper Phelan papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0226
Abstract

Brooklyn, Iowa, native who was a riveter for Ryan Aeronautical Company in California, 1944 to 1945.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1945-1998

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Mason, Kären 2
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American Association of University Women 1
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 1
Barnes, Lea Boyce 1
Basgall, Carol 1
Beck, Jennie, 1903- 1
Berry, Dora Martin, 1937- 1
Bolden, Louise, 1922- 1
Bonham, Catherine 1
Browneller, Martha Jean Nicholson, 1920- 1
Browneller, Max 1
Burns, Jean I. 1
Burns, John 1
Burrows, Bess, 1895- 1
Camp Fire Girls. Iowana Council 1
Camp Hitaga 1
Camp Hiwela 1
Chong, Peggy 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Church of the Brethren Conference 1
Clark, Dene 1
Clark, Esther Treptow, 1905-2004 1
Coffin, Winnie 1
Coggon Ladies' Literary Society (Coggon, Iowa) 1
Cooper, Fannie Wilson 1
Cranston, Derik 1
Cripliver, Ella 1
Cubbedge, Robert 1
Cummins, Albert Baird, 1850-1926 1
Dallas, Margaret, 1907-1983 1
Davis, June, 1940- 1
DeLand family 1
DeLand, Ida Sherman 1
DeLand, Mary Lurene Swope, 1896-1978 1
Democratic Party (Iowa) 1
Des Moines Child Guidance Center 1
Des Moines Suffrage Club 1
Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Drake College of Pharmacy 1
Dungy, Madgetta, 1942- 1
Edgewood Community Center (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 1
Edna Means Dramatic Service 1
Ellen Hanson Mason, 1897- 1
Elliott, Jane, 1933- 1
Ellsworth Community College (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 1
Emerson College of Oratory 1
Erickson family 1
Evans, Mary 1
Everett family 1
Everett, Beverly, 1926-2001 1
Everett, Esther, 1910-2008 1
Everett, Fred 1
Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company 1
Farthing, Carol 1
Felton, Geraldene, 1926- 1
First United Methodist Church (Randalia, Iowa) 1
Fix, Beverly Barnes, 1919- 1
Fleming, Everett A. 1
Fleming, Minerva Etheline Ford 1
Fleming, Vesie 1
Foster, Georgana Falb, 1928- 1
Fowler, Gwendolyn Wilson, 1907-1997 1
Frederick County Human Relations Commission (Frederick County, Iowa) 1
Friends of New Hampshire Music Festival 1
Friendship Haven, Home for the Retired (Fort Dodge, Iowa) 1
Garrity, Margaret 1
Garrity-Sandage Associates, Inc. 1
Geiger, Nira, 1901- 1
Geiken, Freida, 1895- 1
Giddings, Marie, 1908- 1
Girl Scouts of the United States of America 1
Grinnell College 1
Gumbleton, Thomas J. 1
Guthrie, Walter 1
Hall, Arlene Gardner, 1908-1999 1
Hall, Norman 1
Hamilton, Carter 1
Hamilton, Ruth, 1898-2008 1
Hammond, Ilene 1
Hansen, Lorraine, 1920-1980 1
Hansen, Raymond Henry 1
Harris family 1
Harsha, Cathryn McCleery 1
Haygarth, Georgia Peeso, 1882-1952 1
Henderson family 1
Herr, Catharine King, 1885-1978 1
Herr, King 1
Highland Park College (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Hill, Willow, 1945- 1
Hoit, Judy Herron 1
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