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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

Alma Erickson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0454
Abstract

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

Dates: 1897-2000

Anabeth Koob Voigts papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0694
Abstract

Materials relate to the efforts of Voigts to obtain the release of her sister, Kathryn Koob, who was held hostage in Iran between 1979 and 1981.

Dates: 1976-1999

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

Dorothy Clark papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0780
Abstract

Methodist Episcopal deaconess who later worked with the Mahaska County Historical Society to found the Nelson Pioneer Farm in Oskaloosa, Iowa.

Dates: 1850-1994

Esther J. Walls papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0288
Abstract

Mason City, Iowa native and librarian who was the first African-American female student at University of Iowa elected to Phi Beta Kappa.

Dates: 1860-1996

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

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

Hedy Hustedde papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0879
Abstract

Homemaker and librarian who lived abroad in Berlin for four years during the 1980s.

Dates: 1890-2010

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

Her Own Story: Ten Benton County Women

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0134
Abstract

Project of the Vinton, Iowa, American Association of University Women.

Dates: 1984-1992

Jane Elliott papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0832
Abstract

Riceville, Iowa schoolteacher and anti-racism activist who pioneered diversity training with her famous "Blue Eyed, Brown Eyed" exercise

Dates: 1968-2011

Linda Kinney Neuman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0532
Abstract

Served for over twenty years in the Iowa judiciary and was the first woman to be appointed to the Iowa Supreme Court.

Dates: 1975-2003

Lois Laughlin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0184
Abstract

Papers of an activist from West Branch, Iowa, include correspondence and newspaper clippings relating to her husband's status as a conscientious objector.

Dates: 1939-2007

Lorraine Hansen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0619
Abstract

Diaries of a homemaker and bakery owner from Manson, Iowa

Dates: 1958-1973

Mae Atkinson Robinson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0506
Abstract

Correspondence and diaries of an Iowa farm woman.

Dates: 1898-1954

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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State University of Iowa 5
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Achttien, Jack, -1924 1
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Albia Woman's Club (Albia, Iowa) 1
American Association for the United Nations 1
American Association of University Women 1
American National Red Cross 1
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 1
Beck, Jennie, 1903- 1
Bettendorf Public Library (Bettendorf, Iowa) 1
Burgess family 1
Burgess, Nellie 1
Burns, Jean I. 1
Burns, John 1
Burrows, Bess, 1895- 1
Bush, George, 1924- 1
Casteel, Rachel 1
Central Methodist Episcopal Church (Oskaloosa, Iowa) 1
Church of the Brethren Conference 1
Clark family 1
Clark, Dene 1
Clark, Dorothy, 1900-1986 1
Clark, Esther Treptow, 1905-2004 1
Clark, Harold 1
Clark, Leola 1
Clark, Stillman 1
Coe College 1
Coggon Ladies' Literary Society (Coggon, Iowa) 1
Columbus High School (Waterloo, Iowa) 1
Daughters of the American Revolution 1
Democratic Party (Iowa) 1
Des Moines (Iowa). Police Department 1
Des Moines Human Rights Commission 1
Des Moines Tutoring Center 1
Drake University 1
Edgewood Community Center (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 1
Elliott, Jane, 1933- 1
Ellsworth Community College (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 1
Erickson family 1
Farthing, Carol 1
First United Methodist Church (Randalia, Iowa) 1
Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006 1
Franklin Book Programs, inc. 1
Friends of New Hampshire Music Festival 1
Friendship Haven, Home for the Retired (Fort Dodge, Iowa) 1
Geiger, Nira, 1901- 1
Geiken, Freida, 1895- 1
Grinnell College 1
Gumbleton, Thomas J. 1
Guthrie, Walter 1
Hall, Norman 1
Hanley, Sarah, 1937- 1
Hansen, Lorraine, 1920-1980 1
Hansen, Raymond Henry 1
Haralovich, Mary Beth 1
Henderson family 1
Henley, Bill 1
Henley, Pearl Smith 1
Henry, Phylliss, 1940- 1
Hickok, Kathy 1
Horsley, Jess 1
Horsley, Maureen 1
Hughes, Harold E. (Harold Everett), 1922-1996 1
Hustedde, Hedy N. R., 1950- 1
Hustedde, Michael 1
Iglesias, Marvel 1
Iowa Civil Rights Commission 1
Iowa Commission on Latino Affairs 1
Iowa Commission on the Status of African-Americans 1
Iowa ERA Coalition 1
Iowa Lutheran Hospital (Des Moines, Iowa). School of Nursing 1
Iowa State University. Cooperative Extension Service 1
Iowa. General Assembly. House of Representatives 1
Iowa. General Assembly. Senate 1
Iowa. Supreme Court 1
Irene, Princess of Netherlands 1
Jew, Jean Y. 1
John F. Kennedy School of Government 1
Johnson, Margaret Langland, 1912-1972 1
Johnson, Ursula 1
Jones, Joe Allen 1
Jones, Virginia Shrauger, 1921- 1
Kansas City National Training School for Deaconesses and Missionaries 1
Keir family 1
Kipp, Alice, 1918- 1
Koob family 1
Krueger family 1
Lais, Leonore Evans 1
Laughlin, Don, 1922- 1
Laughlin, Lois, 1925-2008 1
Llindahl, Carrie, 1887-1977 1
Lynch, Deborah 1
Mahaska County Historical Society 1
Marycrest College 1
McGill family 1
McGill, Ada Lee, 1891-1974 1
McGill, Eliza Cromer Law, 1861-1922 1
McGill, James 1
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