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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

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 Mae Christensen Grow memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0210
Abstract

Reflections on growing up in western Iowa and Nebraska include experiences in country school, college and as a teacher.



Arrangement

One folder shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1993

Esther Sietmann Warner Dendel papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0301
Abstract

Author and artist from Laurel, Iowa.

Dates: 1922-1996

Esther Thornhill papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0254
Abstract

Ida Grove, Iowa mother and homemaker who worked at a hatchery and at a hamburger shop before marrying.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1956-1996

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

Eva Donelson Wilson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0355
Abstract

Native of Ogden, Iowa, and professor of nutrition at colleges in the United States and Brazil.

Dates: 1994

Faye T. Wookey papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0699
Abstract

Native of Red Oak, Iowa who who recalls family life on a farm in Montgomery County, Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 2000

Florence Vallejo Terronez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0577
Abstract

The family came to Horton, Kansas, from Mexico in 1910 and moved to West Des Moines in 1941.

Dates: 1913-2006

Georgia Peeso Haygarth papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0524
Abstract

Includes diaries of Georgia Peeso Haygarth of Spencer, Iowa and of her father, Melvin Moses Peeso, who was a logger in California.

Dates: 1912-1915

Gladys Moeller Lage papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0768
Abstract

Personal accounts of Lage's childhood and upbringing on a farm in Cedar County, Iowa.

Dates: 1912-1992

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 Larson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0347
Abstract

Anamosa and Iowa City resident who worked for the The University of Iowa Hospital.

Dates: 1884-1996

Helena Jongewaard McDonald papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0390
Abstract

Teacher who attended Iowa State College in 1914.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1913-1952

Ida "Belle" Bandfield Holden papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0062
Abstract

Schoolteacher in the Waterloo area at the turn of the century.



Arrangement

One folder shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1840-1981

Inés García papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0467
Abstract

Mexican American whose family migrated to the U.S., and eventually to Iowa, in the early twentieth century.

Dates: 1916-1999

Iowa Byington Reed papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0555
Abstract

The diaries of an Iowa City woman who supported herself as a seamstress prior to her marriage in 1896.

Dates: 1872-1936

Jeanne Van Kley papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0388
Abstract

Farmer's wife from Ocheydan, Iowa who raised four children.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1987-1998

Jennie Sies papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0496
Abstract

Diary of a young Oxford, Iowa farm woman who died on October 3, 1880.

Dates: 1880

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Anderson, Marilyn 1
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Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 1
Barker, Patti 1
Basgall, Carol 1
Beth El Jacob Synagogue (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Bevin, Nancy 1
Blundall, Joan, 1945- 1
Bollin, Kathy 1
Bonham, Catherine 1
Browneller, Martha Jean Nicholson, 1920- 1
Browneller, Max 1
Bruggmann, Charles 1
Bruggmann, Dominique 1
Bruggmann, Sibylle 1
Buckwalter, Elizabeth, 1817-1886 1
Buckwalter, Mary Jane, 1852- 1
Burns, Jean I. 1
Byington, Robert, -1884 1
Carlson, Agnes Bollesen 1
Carr, Martha Ashby 1
Cheek, Eugene Lloyd, 1953-1990 1
Christensen, Naomi 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Clark family 1
Clark, Dene 1
Clark, Esther Treptow, 1905-2004 1
Clark, Mary Stuart 1
Coggon Ladies' Literary Society (Coggon, Iowa) 1
Commission on Women in the Church and Society (Diocese of Sioux City, Iowa) 1
Courey, Evelyn Rose 1
Cranston, Derik 1
De Cook family 1
De Cook, Besse De Prenger 1
De Cook, Ernest 1
De Cook, Mary Van Zante 1
DeLand family 1
DeLand, Ida Sherman 1
DeLand, Mary Lurene Swope, 1896-1978 1
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority 1
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. Phi Chapter (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Democratic Party (Iowa) 1
Dendel, Esther Warner, 1910-2002 1
Dendel, Jo 1
Denwar Ceramics 1
Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Dix family 1
Dix, Dorothy Pearl Unmack, 1908-1997 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Drake University 1
Ducommun, Minnie, 1906-1988 1
Dutson, Christine, 1954- 1
Eddy, Pat 1
Edgewood Community Center (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 1
Ellen Hanson Mason, 1897- 1
Elliott, Wende 1
Ellsworth Community College (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 1
Embree, Wilma 1
Erickson family 1
Escola Superior de Agricultura "Luiz de Queiroz" 1
Faga, Linda 1
Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company 1
Fillers, Freddie 1
Franklin Book Programs, inc. 1
Frederick County Human Relations Commission (Frederick County, Iowa) 1
Freeman, Nancy 1
Gangestad, Rosa Knutson, 1867-1943 1
García, Inés, 1931-2009 1
García, Teresa 1
Garrity, Margaret 1
Garrity-Sandage Associates, Inc. 1
Garst, Liz 1
Garst, Mary 1
Gates, Adelia St. John, 1841-1874 1
Gates, John Cook, 1838-1917 1
Genesee College 1
Giddings, Marie, 1908- 1
Gilmore, Blanche Basye, 1873-1970 1
Gilmore, Eugene Allen, 1871-1953 1
Girard family 1
Girard, Madge Clark, 1904-2000 1
Glickman, Miriam Wijkman 1
Grabner, Barbara 1
Gradwell, Shelley 1
Griffieon, LaVon 1
Griffin, Edna, 1909-2000 1
Griffin, Phyllis 1
Grow family 1
Grow, Esther Mae Christensen, 1891-1993 1
Hagen, Mary Doebel, 1922- 1
Hall, Arlene Gardner, 1908-1999 1
Hammond, Ilene 1
Hansen, Betty 1
Hansen, Lorraine, 1920-1980 1
Hansen, Raymond Henry 1
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